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Final 2017 Melbourne Cup Tips: Last Word on All Horses

Final 2017 Melbourne Cup Tips: Last Word on All Horses

Time is ticking down to Flemington Race 7 at 3:00pm (AEDT) and below are the Races.com.au team’s final words on the Melbourne Cup 2017 Horses. #1 Hartnell ($26): Big task for the top weight and third placegetter last year. His third go in the race, has been kept fresh, but has had his chance and…

Williams’ Melbourne Cup 2017 Tips: Johannes Vermeer To Do A Green Moon

Williams’ Melbourne Cup 2017 Tips: Johannes Vermeer To Do A Green Moon

The 2017 Melbourne Cup tips from all the top trainers, owners and jockeys in the ‘Race That Stops A Nation’ are flowing in ahead of the famous Flemington Race 7 this afternoon and five-time winning owner Lloyd Williams is tipping Johannes Vermeer to “do a Green Moon.” Back in 2012 Green Moon scored an upset…

Melbourne Cup Tips 2017: Two Words on Each Horse

Melbourne Cup Tips 2017: Two Words on Each Horse

Picking the Melbourne Cup winner is a notoriously hard task each spring, but below the Races.com.au team have summed up the winning hopes of all the horses in just two words so you can sort out your Melbourne Cup Tips 2017 before the 3:00pm (AEDT) jump. There are 23 remaining runners in the Group 1…

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,…