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Almandin included in 2017 Zipping Classic nominations

Almandin included in 2017 Zipping Classic nominations

2016 Melbourne Cup winner Almandin has been included in the nominations for the Group 2 $300,000 Zipping Classic (2400m) at Ladbrokes Park Hillside at Sandown on Saturday. The Robert Hickmott trained Almandin had no luck this year in the Group 1 $6.25m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on November 7 when twelfth to the…

Who Shot Thebarman Out Of 2017 Melbourne Cup

Who Shot Thebarman Out Of 2017 Melbourne Cup

Who Shot Thebarman has been ruled out of the 2017 Melbourne Cup after being found with an elevated temperature this morning. Who Shot Thebarman was set to contest the Melbourne Cup for the fourth time in his career following his victory in the Moonee Valley Gold Cup at The Valley on Ladbrokes Cox Plate Day,…

Who Shot Thebarman Into Melbourne Cup after Moonee Valley Cup Win

Who Shot Thebarman Into Melbourne Cup after Moonee Valley Cup Win

Chris Waller’s marvel nine-year-old Who Shot Thebarman will get a fourth shot at the Melbourne Cup in 2017 after a gutsy win in the 2017 Moonee Valley Gold Cup on Cox Plate Day. Giving flying hoop Blake Shinn a third straight Ladbrokes Cox Plate Day win, the always-honest son of Yamanin Vital was too good…

Winx Cox Plate Day 2017 – Moonee Valley Best Bets

Winx Cox Plate Day 2017 – Moonee Valley Best Bets

The big one in Melbourne today is of course the 2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate featuring the champion mare Winx, but our Races.com.au Moonee Valley best bets for the entire program are detailed below so you can clean up before the Winx show arrives! Racing at The Valley kicks off this afternoon at 12:10pm (AEDT) and…

2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate Day Results: Winx Beats Humidor

2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate Day Results: Winx Beats Humidor

Ladbrokes Cox Plate Day 2017 has attracted a sold-out crowd at Moonee Valley Racecourse with Winx back for her third in in the meeting’s major, and below the Races.com.au team have the live Cox Plate Day results from The Valley across the afternoon. Ladbrokes Cox Plate Day racing features a bumper 10 races, but the…

2017 Moonee Valley Gold Cup 2017 Tips & Betting Update

2017 Moonee Valley Gold Cup 2017 Tips & Betting Update

The Moonee Valley Gold Cup 2017 is one of the key support races on Ladbrokes Cox Plate Day this Saturday, tips and the updated betting odds on the staying showdown found below. As the crowd gets more and more hyped about Winx shooting for a third Cox Plate trophy in Race 9, there are plenty…

Big Duke Leads Moonee Valley Gold Cup 2017 Field & Odds

Big Duke Leads Moonee Valley Gold Cup 2017 Field & Odds

A possible Melbourne Cup contender next month sits top of the 2017 Moonee Valley Gold Cup field and betting markets for this weekend with the Darren Weir-trained Big Duke nearing odds-on territory for the Cox Plate Day race. Scheduled to run as Moonee Valley Race 6 at 3:00pm (AEDT) in the lead-up to Winx dominating…

2017 Moonee Valley Gold Cup Nominations Feature Big Duke

2017 Moonee Valley Gold Cup Nominations Feature Big Duke

Darren Weir’s Melbourne Cup-bound stayer Big Duke is one of the standout gallopers nominated for a Ladbrokes Cox Plate Day run in Saturday’s Moonee Valley Gold Cup 2017. A key support act on the card dominated by Winx vying for a third Cox Plate trophy, this season’s Group 2 $300,000 Moonee Valley Gold Cup (2500m)…

Melbourne Cup 2017 Take Four for Who Shot Thebarman

Melbourne Cup 2017 Take Four for Who Shot Thebarman

Chris Waller’s evergreen veteran stayer Who Shot Thebarman is in the paddock gearing up for a fourth shot at the ‘race that stops a nation’ with the 2017 Melbourne Cup target pending in the spring. The rising nine-year-old has been ultra-consistent in the two mile classics down under since the son of Yamanin Vital transferred…

Waller Trains 2016 Moonee Valley Gold Cup Quinella: Grand Marshal Wins

Waller Trains 2016 Moonee Valley Gold Cup Quinella: Grand Marshal Wins

Sydney’s premier trainer Chris Waller prepared the Moonee Valley Gold Cup 2016 quinella on Cox Plate Day repeating the one-two effort of last year’s Sydney Cup with Grand Marshal and Who Shot Thebarman. It had been 539 days between wins for Dansili seven-year-old Grand Marshal who hadn’t been in the winners’ stall since his upset at…