News About Meloburne Cup First Declarations

72 Melbourne Cup First Acceptances 2014 Taken

72 Melbourne Cup First Acceptances 2014 Taken

Just 72 horses remain in 2014 Melbourne Cup contention for November’s iconic handicap following the release of first acceptances by Racing Victoria.

The Offer is one of two remaining 2014 Melbourne Cup hopes for last year's winning trainer Gai Waterhouse. Photo: Steve Hart.

Originally 148 stayers were nominated for this year’s $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m), ...