News About Melbourne Cup Winners

Former Melbourne Cup Winner Dunaden Retired

Former Melbourne Cup Winner Dunaden Retired

Injury has forced the connections of 2011 Melbourne Cup hero Dunaden to retire the veteran stayer who bows out with over $8 million in prize money to their name.

2011 Melbourne Cup winner Dunaden has been retired to stud. Photo: Taron Clarke.

Prepared in France by Mikel Delzangles the rising nine-year-old was injured in a training mishap and has officially ...

Melbourne Cup Winner Efficient Retired

Melbourne Cup Winner Efficient Retired

Gallant old 2007 Melbourne Cup winner Efficient has been retired from racing today due to an old leg injury returning.

2007 Melbourne Cup winner Efficient has been retired from racing

The always popular Lloyd Williams-owned grey is best known for their victory in the ‘race that stops a nation’ back in the spring of 2007 when the famous Melbourne ...

No Bauer But Can Luca Cumani Still Win Melbourne Cup 2011?

No Bauer But Can Luca Cumani Still Win Melbourne Cup 2011?

After concerns earlier in the year that quarantine issues would force an international no-show in Flemington’s showcase race, the 2011 Melbourne Cup field now features a record 11 overseas raiders including two from the stables of high-profile European horseman Luca Cumani.

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Owners’ 2011 Melbourne Cup Quinella Dream

Owners’ 2011 Melbourne Cup Quinella Dream

Having two genuine chances in a Melbourne Cup field is a rare thing, and having those two stayers finishing one-two in the Melbourne Cup quinella is an even more impossible dream, but it is the one harboured by owners Gerry Ryan and Kevin Bamford ahead of next Tuesday’s $6.2 million Flemington showcase.

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Punters Fly French Flag for Americain in 2011 Melbourne Cup Odds

Punters Fly French Flag for Americain in 2011 Melbourne Cup Odds

With everyone in the Americain camp claiming the French-trained stayer is looking fitter and happier than they were 12 months ago heading into their first Melbourne Cup, the odds on the defending champ to become a dual Melbourne Cup winner in 2011 are steadily firming.

Americain looks right on track to secure their second Melbourne Cup victory on the ...

Americain Heads Melbourne Cup 2011 Weights

Americain Heads Melbourne Cup 2011 Weights

Defending champion Americain has been allocated the 58kg top-weight for the 2011 Melbourne Cup, Racing Victoria’s chief handicapper Greg Carpenter announcing the handicaps for the famous Flemington feature at a press conference today.

Defending Melbourne Cup winner Americain is the top-weighted entry for 2011

Alain De Royer Dupre’s reigning Melbourne Cup winner, the French-trained Americain sits at the top ...

Cups King Relies on German for 13th Melbourne Cup Winner

Cups King Relies on German for 13th Melbourne Cup Winner

Maestro trainer Bart Cummings nominated just five stayers from his Flemington stables for the 2011 Melbourne Cup when entries for the iconic spring showdown closed on Thursday, German import Illo adding interest to the Cups King’s attempt at collecting an unprecedented 13th Loving Trophy this November.

Precedence is the shortest-priced of Cummings Melbourne Cup 2011 entries

Cummings, 83, already ...

Maluckyday Melbourne Cup 2011 Favourite

Maluckyday Melbourne Cup 2011 Favourite

Connections of talented Zabeel gelding Maluckyday are gearing up for a second shot at the world’s richest handicap, last year’s runner-up opening the early favourite to win the 2011 Melbourne Cup.

Maluckyday has opened the early 2011 Melbourne Cup favourite

Prepared by Sydney-based Hall of Fame trainer John Hawkes who works in partnership with his sons Michael and Wayne, ...

How to Pick the 2010 Melbourne Cup Winner – Melbourne Cup Facts & Stats

How to Pick the 2010 Melbourne Cup Winner – Melbourne Cup Facts & Stats

Punters can study the 2010 Melbourne Cup Form all day and night until the 150th edition of the world’s richest handicap jumps as Race 7 at Flemington tomorrow, but for a simple way to pick the Melbourne Cup winner check out the facts and figures below!

Multiple Melbourne Cup Winners:

Only five horses have won multiple Melbourne Cups: Makybe ...

Who Will Win the Melbourne Cup 2010?

Who Will Win the Melbourne Cup 2010?

This is the question everyone in Australia is now asking and many people forming an opinion as to who will win the Melbourne Cup in 2010. There will be street corner tips, people who like the colours or the jockey or the trainer (who wouldn’t consider a Bart Cummings trained horse) but there could be a little more science to ...