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2017 Melbourne Cup Results: History is Rewritten with Rekindling

2017 Melbourne Cup Results: History is Rewritten with Rekindling

Every season the Melbourne Cup results produce a unique racing tale to go down in the history books and on Tuesday the 2017 edition of the ‘Race That Stops A Nation’ won by the Joseph O’Brien-trained Irish raider Rekindling was no different. O’Brien is a 24-year-old former Irish jockey who became the youngster ever horseman…

Rekindling Is The 2017 Melbourne Cup Winner

Rekindling Is The 2017 Melbourne Cup Winner

Goliath owner Lloyd Williams has gone back-to-back in the ‘Race That Stops A Nation’ and secured his incredible sixth Loving Trophy with European three-year-old Rekindling defeating Johannes Vermeer and Max Dynamite in the 2017 Melbourne Cup Trifecta. Williams saluted in 2016 with Almandin and returned with six horses in the Group 1 $6.25 million Emirates…

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…

2016 Melbourne Cup Winner Almandin: Fifth for Williams

2016 Melbourne Cup Winner Almandin: Fifth for Williams

Goliath racehorse owner Lloyd Williams celebrated his fifth ‘Loving Trophy’ with market mover Almandin just heading the brave Irish raider Heartbreak City to win the Melbourne Cup 2016. Williams enjoyed previous victories in the ‘race that stops a nation’ with: Just A Dash (1981), What A Nuisance (1985), Efficient (2007) and Green Moon (2012) before…

Beautiful Romance Can Be the Melbourne Cup Winner

Beautiful Romance Can Be the Melbourne Cup Winner

Beautiful Romance is one of two runners for Saeed Bin Suroor in the Melbourne Cup field, and the leading Godolphin trainer believes the mare has the ability to claim the international racing body’s first ever crown in the feature race at Flemington on Tuesday afternoon. Beautiful Romance has been a strong and consistent performer for Bin…

2015 Melbourne Cup Exotics Payouts & Results

2015 Melbourne Cup Exotics Payouts & Results

The official Melbourne Cup 2015 finishing order is now complete with the famous Flemington Race 7 run and won for another spring, Darren Weir’s $101 roughie Prince Of Penzance scoring the upset win, the full exotic payouts and betting results for the ‘race that stops a nation’ detailed here. This year’s $6.2 million Group 1…

2015 Melbourne Cup Winner Prince Of Penzance Scores Upset

2015 Melbourne Cup Winner Prince Of Penzance Scores Upset

The ‘race that stops a nation’ brought the crowd at Flemington Racecourse and millions around Australia to a standstill this afternoon with the Melbourne Cup 2015 won by outside hope Prince Of Penzance in a historical result with the Darren Weir-trained stayer ridden by the first ever Melbourne Cup winning female jockey Michelle Payne. Swooping…

2015 Melbourne Cup Tips: By The Numbers

2015 Melbourne Cup Tips: By The Numbers

Every punter down under today is doing the form, reading the stats and looking back on the history books trying to work out the Melbourne Cup 2015 winner so below we’ve crunched the numbers for you. Due to jump as Flemington Race 7 at 3:00pm (AEST) the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m)…

Back-to-back Melbourne Cups Already Planned for Protectionist

Back-to-back Melbourne Cups Already Planned for Protectionist

There’s no rest for the wicked when the Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) is concerned. After winning the $6.2 million feature race on Tuesday, German raider Protectionist is already being aimed towards a second-straight win in 2015. It was announced on Wednesday that Protectionist would remain in Australia, transferring from the care of Andreas…

Kris Lees to Train 2014 Melbourne Cup Winner Protectionist

Kris Lees to Train 2014 Melbourne Cup Winner Protectionist

After an emphatic four length Melbourne Cup 2014 win on Tuesday, German stayer Protectionist will stay on in Australia moving to Kris Lees’ Broadmeadow stables at Newcastle. Currently prepared by Andreas Wohler, the Monsun stallion will now target the 2015 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival riches after becoming the first German-trained horse in history to win…