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2017 Melbourne Cup Update: Joao Moreira Off Thomas Hobson

2017 Melbourne Cup Update: Joao Moreira Off Thomas Hobson

UPDATE: BEN ALLEN CONFIRMED TO RIDE THOMAS HOBSON IN 2017 MELBOURNE CUP FIELD AT 3:00PM (AEDT) A replacement Melbourne Cup 2017 jockey is needed for the William Mullins-trained Irish raider Thomas Hobson in the famous Flemington Race 7 after the ‘Magic Man’ Joao Moreira was ruled out following a nasty fall in the fourth. The…

2017 Melbourne Cup Horses: Back Or Sack? Analysis of All Runners.

2017 Melbourne Cup Horses: Back Or Sack? Analysis of All Runners.

There are 23 remaining Melbourne Cup 2017 Horses in the field for the world’s richest handicap on Tuesday and with a triple figure winner saluting only two years ago it is anyone’s race. There are an overwhelming number of Melbourne Cup facts and statistics to consider before the Group 1 $6 million Emirates Melbourne Cup…

2017 Melbourne Cup History: Can the Mares Win?

2017 Melbourne Cup History: Can the Mares Win?

There are two mares in the official Melbourne Cup 2017 field for Tuesday, but what do the Melbourne Cup history books say about either Single Gaze or Amelie’s Star winning the iconic two mile showdown? There are just 23 Melbourne Cup horses left in the $6.25 million showdown this season after Who Shot Thebarman (20)…

Almandin Is The Melbourne Cup 2017 Winner: Williams’ Ideal Result

Almandin Is The Melbourne Cup 2017 Winner: Williams’ Ideal Result

The Team Williams ownership group saddle-up six chances in the ‘Race That Stops a Nation’ on Tuesday and Nick Williams said their ideal 2017 Melbourne Cup result would be a win by the reigning champion Almandin. Last spring Almandin backed-up from a Group 3 The Bart Cummings (2500m) win at Flemington, returning to the track…

Melbourne Cup 2017 Form: Distance No Issue for Johannes Vermeer

Melbourne Cup 2017 Form: Distance No Issue for Johannes Vermeer

Some Melbourne Cup 2017 form experts are raising queries about the 3200m ability of Johannes Vermeer but part-owner Nick Williams said the Irish raider would run out the two miles no worries. There are 11 Northern hemisphere-trained stayers making the raid on Tuesday’s Group 1 $6.25 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) due to…

Melbourne Cup 2017 Tips: Max Dynamite Flying

Melbourne Cup 2017 Tips: Max Dynamite Flying

Rival owner Nick Williams has described 2015 runner-up Max Dynamite as “flying” ahead of the raider’s second shot at the ‘Race That Stops A Nation’ and has the stayer inside his top 2017 Melbourne Cup tips despite Macedon Lodge presenting a six-horse contingent of their own. The Williams’ clan, led by prolific businessman Lloyd Williams,…

Melbourne Cup Betting 2017: Rekindling Market Mover

Melbourne Cup Betting 2017: Rekindling Market Mover

One of the Irish raiders in the field, Rekindling is the early 2017 Melbourne Cup betting market mover with money coming for the entire to break the first-up hoodoo for visitors. Not since the internationals first arrived on the Melbourne Cup winners’ list with the Dermot Weld-trained Vintage Crop ($15 in 1993) has another Northern…

Who Shot Thebarman Out Of 2017 Melbourne Cup

Who Shot Thebarman Out Of 2017 Melbourne Cup

Who Shot Thebarman has been ruled out of the 2017 Melbourne Cup after being found with an elevated temperature this morning. Who Shot Thebarman was set to contest the Melbourne Cup for the fourth time in his career following his victory in the Moonee Valley Gold Cup at The Valley on Ladbrokes Cox Plate Day,…

2017 Melbourne Cup Tips: Moody With Marmelo

2017 Melbourne Cup Tips: Moody With Marmelo

Peter Moody has compiled his 2017 Melbourne Cup tips and the retired champion trainer has sided with Marmelo in ‘the race that stops a nation’ at Flemington on Tuesday. Marmelo went to the top of the 2017 Melbourne Cup betting market with following his fast-finishing effort in the Caulfield Cup and Moody believes that the…

2017 Melbourne Cup Odds: Almandin Favourite

2017 Melbourne Cup Odds: Almandin Favourite

Almandin is currently available at 2017 Melbourne Cup odds of $6.50 and is a narrow favourite in betting for the Group 1 event at Flemington on Tuesday. The defending Melbourne Cup winner has been on top of Melbourne Cup betting markets since his outstanding victory in the JRA Trophy and punters have been quick to…