News About Melbourne Cup Second Declarations

2016 Melbourne Cup Field Takes Shape: Second Acceptances

2016 Melbourne Cup Field Takes Shape: Second Acceptances

There are just 32 hopeful stayers still in the mix for the ‘race that stops a nation’ after the release of Melbourne Cup 2016 second acceptances. The world’s richest handicap, the $6 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) runs as Flemington Race 7 on Tuesday November 1. Each year the Melbourne Cup field has…

Mongolian Khan Leads 42 Melbourne Cup 2015 Second Acceptances

Mongolian Khan Leads 42 Melbourne Cup 2015 Second Acceptances

Murray Baker’s Caulfield Cup winning Kiwi raider Mongolian Khan sits number one on the ballot for the world’s richest handicap at Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday November 3 following the release of the 2015 Melbourne Cup second acceptances. On Monday morning Racing Victoria released 42 second declarations for the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup…

Prince Of Penzance Penalised 2kg for Melbourne Cup 2014

Prince Of Penzance Penalised 2kg for Melbourne Cup 2014

Moonee Valley Cup winner Prince Of Penzance has this morning been penalised two kilograms for the 2014 Melbourne Cup on Tuesday week rising to 52.5kg for the ‘race that stops a nation’. The Darren Weir-trained Pentire gelding scored an upset win on Cox Plate Day over the weekend when beating home Le Roi (2nd) and…

2014 Melbourne Cup 2nd Acceptances Feature 12 Internationals

2014 Melbourne Cup 2nd Acceptances Feature 12 Internationals

Racing Victoria has now released the Melbourne Cup 2014 second declarations with the current Caulfield Cup winning favourite Admire Rakti one of 12 internationals still in the mix. Japanese-trained Heart’s Cry seven-year-old Admire Rakti shot to the top of the betting markets for this year’s $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) after a…

47 Melbourne Cup 2013 Second Declarations

47 Melbourne Cup 2013 Second Declarations

There are 47 horses still in the mix for the 2013 Melbourne Cup on Tuesday week following the release of second declarations for the world’s richest handicap by Racing Victoria this morning. There were 72 first acceptors for the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at the start of the month, a figure…