News About Melbourne Cup Runners

Will Ruscello Win Lexus Stakes – Melbourne Cup 2013 Double?

Will Ruscello Win Lexus Stakes – Melbourne Cup 2013 Double?

Only eight horses in history have done it and on Tuesday British raider Ruscello will attempt to win the Lexus Stakes – 2013 Melbourne Cup double.

Lexus Stakes winner Ruscello backs up in the 2013 Melbourne Cup as an outside chance. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Just last Saturday the Ed Walker-trained five-year-old earned an 11th hour shot ...

Will Tres Blue Lower Fiorente’s Flag in Melbourne Cup Results 2013?

Will Tres Blue Lower Fiorente’s Flag in Melbourne Cup Results 2013?

They are facing a tough Australian debut, their stablemate Fiorente is race favourite and they’ve drawn out in the carpark but does Gai Waterhouse’s other 2013 Melbourne Cup runner Tres Blue have any claims for an upset?

The young Tres Blue is the most lightly-raced horse in the 2013 Melbourne Cup field. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

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Can Dear Demi Do It For the Girls in the 2013 Melbourne Cup?

Can Dear Demi Do It For the Girls in the 2013 Melbourne Cup?

There are three mares in the Melbourne Cup 2013 field including Dear Demi who is out to become the first of her kind to win the iconic handicap since the mighty Makybe Diva made it a triple in 2005.

Dear Demi is one of three mares in the 2013 Melbourne Cup field. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

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Will Geelong Cup Form Surprise for Ibicenco in Flemington Race 7?

Will Geelong Cup Form Surprise for Ibicenco in Flemington Race 7?

Over the years the Geelong Cup form has proven a handy one going into the iconic Melbourne Cup but in 2013 the bookies and punters have written off the Geelong Cup winner Ibicenco for Flemington Race 7 on Tuesday.

Geelong Cup winner Ibicenco (outside) is a roughie shot at the 2013 Melbourne Cup title. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

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