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2017 Melbourne Cup Results: Rekindling Wins

2017 Melbourne Cup Results: Rekindling Wins

The 2017 Melbourne Cup Day results will be updated all afternoon long at races.com.au and we are set for a truly epic edition of ‘the race that stops a nation’. There are ten races set to take place at Flemington this afternoon, but there is no doubt that the Melbourne Cup is the highlight and…

2017 Melbourne Cup History: Dettori Can End Drought

2017 Melbourne Cup History: Dettori Can End Drought

The Melbourne Cup and Frankie Dettori have had a love-hate relationship over the years, but the leading hoop believes he may never have a better chance to win ‘the race that stops a nation’ than when he rides Almandin at Flemington tomorrow. Dettori arrived in Melbourne this morning and he will be having his 15th…

2017 Melbourne Cup Tips: Hoodoos & History

2017 Melbourne Cup Tips: Hoodoos & History

One of the country’s oldest races, the history on the ‘Race That Stops A Nation’ gives punters plenty of hoodoos and trends to consider when doing the Melbourne Cup 2017 tips for Tuesday. The famous Flemington Race 7 jumps at 3:00pm (AEDT) on the first Tuesday of November each spring and there are currently 23…

2017 Melbourne Cup Form Guide & Betting Preview

2017 Melbourne Cup Form Guide & Betting Preview

The Melbourne Cup 2017 steals the show at Flemington Racecourse as Race 7 at 3:00pm (AEDT) on Tuesday, November 7, and our comprehensive Melbourne Cup Form Guide Analysis and Melbourne Cup Betting Preview on the two mile classic is detailed below. After the withdrawal of Who Shot Thebarman from the Group 1 $6.25 million Emirates…

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)…

2016 Melbourne Cup Tips: Hoodoos & History

2016 Melbourne Cup Tips: Hoodoos & History

The Melbourne Cup has a long and esteemed history, and all those runnings of the ‘race that stops a nation’ have revealed plenty of hoodoos and trends you can use for your Melbourne Cup 2016 tips this Tuesday. 24 horses line-up in the world’s richest handicap when the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup…

Melbourne Cup Winners on Film

Melbourne Cup Winners on Film

The 2010 Melbourne Cup is now just days away with one elite stayer set to add their name to the list of turf champions that are the Melbourne Cup winners. To help celebrated the 150th Melbourne Cup, here the Races.com.au team take a look back at some of the greatest Melbourne Cup winners in history…

Melbourne Cup Winners

Melbourne Cup Winners

As the richest and most prestigious thoroughbred race in Australia, the Melbourne Cup attracts the finest gallopers from across the globe and the winner’s list features all of the turf greats. The racing world is now ready to add another name to the greats with 2010 Melbourne Cup winner decided on Tuesday November 2. The…