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2017 Geelong Cup Field Features Melbourne Cup Hopefuls

2017 Geelong Cup Field Features Melbourne Cup Hopefuls

Seven of the twelve stayers in Wednesday’s confirmed Geelong Cup 2017 field are vying for the Melbourne Cup ballot exemption on offer to the winner of the midweek feature. Stealing the show as Race 7 at 4:00pm (AEDT), this year’s Group 3 $300,000 Geelong Cup (2400m) field features a dozen hopefuls with over half nominated…

McEvoy Rides Red Cardinal in 2017 Melbourne Cup Field

McEvoy Rides Red Cardinal in 2017 Melbourne Cup Field

2017 Melbourne Cup jockeys for the ‘race that stops a nation’ on November 7 are taking shape including Kerrin McEvoy picking up the ride on Australian Bloodstock’s German raider Red Cardinal. McEvoy is a dual Melbourne Cup winning hoop first saluting on the Michael Moroney-trained Brew (2000) in one of the closest and most controversial…

Caulfield Cup Winner Boom Time onto Melbourne Cup 2017

Caulfield Cup Winner Boom Time onto Melbourne Cup 2017

Co-trainer Tom Dabernig has confirmed the Lindsay Park stable’s plans to back-up their surprise Caulfield Cup winner Boom Time over the two miles of the 2017 Melbourne Cup on the first Tuesday of November. Aiming to be the first stayer since Ethereal (2001) to do the coveted Spring Cups double, Boom Time has firmed into…

Marmelo Firms in 2017 Melbourne Cup Betting

Marmelo Firms in 2017 Melbourne Cup Betting

The Caulfield Cup results have seen a couple of big moves in Melbourne Cup 2017 betting on the two mile classic including Marmelo shooting into co-favouritism after huge run over the weekend. Hughie Morrison’s British raider ran blistering late sectionals, the best of the race, for his fast-finishing sixth behind shock winner Boom Time in…

2017 Caulfield Cup Field: Melbourne Cup Chances

2017 Caulfield Cup Field: Melbourne Cup Chances

The opening leg of the coveted Spring Cups double takes place today in Victoria, but what horses in the Caulfield Cup 2017 field are livewire chances to get behind in the Melbourne Cup odds for the first Tuesday of November? Caulfield Race 8 this afternoon features 17 stayers doing battle in the Group 1 $3.15…

Melbourne Cup Horses Top 2017 Geelong Cup Nominations

Melbourne Cup Horses Top 2017 Geelong Cup Nominations

Geelong Cup 2017 nominations for next Wednesday’s Melbourne Cup lead-up are now out with 14 of the 23 early entries also in the mix for the ‘race that stops a nation’ on the first Tuesday of November. The Group 3 $300,000 Geelong Cup (2400m) has produced a number of Melbourne Cup winners over the years…

No Reason Marmelo Can’t Be the 2017 Caulfield Cup Winner

No Reason Marmelo Can’t Be the 2017 Caulfield Cup Winner

Jockey Hugh Bowman believes there is “no reason” Hughie Morrison’s British raider Marmelo can’t win the 2017 Caulfield Cup this weekend on way to his grand final target on the first Tuesday of November. The five-year-old Duke Of Marmalade stallion is one of three internationally-trained raiders in the 17 starter field for this year’s Group…

2017 The Everest Race Day all Day Results from Randwick: Redzel wins The Everest

2017 The Everest Race Day all Day Results from Randwick: Redzel wins The Everest

The day of the $10m The Everest (1200m) at Randwick has arrived featuring a super group of twelve high quality sprinters chasing the $5.8 million first prizemoney cheque. Apart from the highlight of the day, The Everest, Randwick will see a ten race program that also features the re-introduction of the St Leger Stakes (2600m)…

Bonneval “A Moral” to Win 2017 Caulfield Cup

Bonneval “A Moral” to Win 2017 Caulfield Cup

Dual Caulfield Cup winning hoop Jim Cassidy has declared Kiwi mare Bonneval as “a moral” to take out the 2017 edition of the mile and a half classic Saturday week. Bonneval is prepared across the Tasman by Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman, the former preparing Mongolian Khan for his 2015 win in the Group 1…

Bowman Waits for Melbourne Cup 2017 Barrier Draw

Bowman Waits for Melbourne Cup 2017 Barrier Draw

Jockey Hugh Bowman of Winx fame will try to wait until the official 2017 Melbourne Cup barrier draw before making a call on what international raider he will ride in the ‘race that stops a nation’ this spring. Bowman is in line for a ride in the $6 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m)…