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Can Almandin be the Melbourne Cup Winner 2016 for Williams?

Can Almandin be the Melbourne Cup Winner 2016 for Williams?

Lloyd Williams is the most successful Melbourne Cup winning owner with his four victories in the ‘race that stops a nation’ and one of the best chances for him to secure a fifth ‘Loving Trophy’ in 2016 is Almandin.

Almandin looks a livewire 2016 Melbourne Cup lightweight chance for four-time winning owner Lloyd Williams. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

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Will Hartnell Win Melbourne Cup 2016 for the Punters?

Will Hartnell Win Melbourne Cup 2016 for the Punters?

He is the easing favourite but Hartnell still sits top of the 2016 Melbourne Cup odds for the iconic Flemington Race 7 on Tuesday, so can the Godolphin galloper get the job done for the punters?

Hartnell is out to be just the second Melbourne Cup favourite to salute for the punters in the past decade. Photo: Steve Hart.

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Can Big Orange Win at Juicy 2016 Melbourne Cup Odds?

Can Big Orange Win at Juicy 2016 Melbourne Cup Odds?

Earlier in the picture the Michael Bell-trained UK raider Big Orange was shaping up as one of the most overs in Melbourne Cup betting and even with a notable money train rolling in for him he still looks a juicy 2016 Melbourne Cup tip.

Money is coming in 2016 Melbourne Cup betting for equal top weight Big Orange ...

Will Oceanographer be the 2016 Melbourne Cup Winner?

Will Oceanographer be the 2016 Melbourne Cup Winner?

After an impressive Lexus Stakes win to make the field for the ‘race that stops a nation’ the question is now whether the Charlie Appleby-trained UK raider Oceanographer can be the Melbourne Cup 2016 winner?

Lexus Stakes winner Oceanographer is at single-figures in the latest 2016 Melbourne Cup odds to win Flemington Race 7 on Tuesday. Photo: Ultimate Racing ...

Curren Mirotic: History’s Oldest Melbourne Cup Winner?

Curren Mirotic: History’s Oldest Melbourne Cup Winner?

This Tuesday Japanese raider Curren Mirotic is out to make Melbourne Cup history winning Flemington’s two-mile classic as a nine-year-old.

Tommy Berry rides Japanese raider Curren Mirotic in the 2016 Melbourne Cup field on Tuesday. Photo: Steve Hart.

Only two eight-year-olds have won the world’s richest handicap, but the Osamu Hirata-trained Heart’s Cry gelding Curren Mirotic is out to ...

Can Jameka Win Caulfield – Melbourne Cup 2016 Double?

Can Jameka Win Caulfield – Melbourne Cup 2016 Double?

This Tuesday the Ciaron Maher-trained Caulfield Cup winner Jameka lines-up in the 2016 Melbourne Cup field, but can she complete the coveted Spring Cups double?

Jameka is out to complete the Caulfield Cup – Melbourne Cup 2016 double on Tuesday at Flemington Racecourse. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The last horse to win the Caulfield Cup and then back-up ...

Can Trip To Paris Give Dunlop the Melbourne Cup Win?

Can Trip To Paris Give Dunlop the Melbourne Cup Win?

In his fifth year of trying to take home a ‘Loving Trophy’, British horseman Ed Dunlop has two hopes in the 2015 Melbourne Cup field headed by second pick in the markets Trip To Paris.

Caulfield Cup runner-up Trip To Paris is tipped to improve in the 2015 Melbourne Cup over more distance with the same weight (55kg) in ...

11 Internationals in Melbourne Cup 2015 Field

11 Internationals in Melbourne Cup 2015 Field

A record number of international raiders will take on the local stayers in the 2015 Melbourne Cup field next Tuesday, November 3, in Flemington Race 7 with 11 non-Southern Hemisphere trained visitors in the confirmed field.

Irish galloper Max Dynamite is one of the best fancied of the 11 internationals in the 2015 Melbourne Cup field for next Tuesday at ...

Admire Rakti Dies Following Melbourne Cup 2014

Admire Rakti Dies Following Melbourne Cup 2014

The rush of excitement following the 2014 Melbourne Cup quickly turned to sadness as favourite Admire Rakti passed away following the race.

Admire Rakti passed away following the 2014 Melbourne Cup. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Stewards at Flemington Racecourse have confirmed that the Japanese-trained entire collapsed and died in his stalls after the race.

Admire Rakti was $6 ...

Lees Thrilled With Lucia Valentina Heading to Melbourne Cup 2014

Lees Thrilled With Lucia Valentina Heading to Melbourne Cup 2014

Kris Lees’ four-year-old mare Lucia Valentina may not be favourite in the 2014 Melbourne Cup betting, that is reserved for Japanese stayer Admire Rakti ($6 at Ladbrokes.com.au), but it’s still hard for the trainer to relax ahead of the $6.2 million ‘race that stops the nation’.

Kris Lees is thrilled with Lucia Valentina ahead of the Melbourne Cup. ...