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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…

2016 Cox Plate Day Tips & Preview

2016 Cox Plate Day Tips & Preview

The second of the ‘Big 3’ Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival majors plays out at the notoriously tight Moonee Valley circuit this weekend with Winx defending her Cox Plate crown and we’ve got all the best Cox Plate Day 2016 tips below. With seven Group races scattered across the 10 event line-up there’s something for everyone…

Moonee Valley Gold Cup 2016 Betting Tips & Update

Moonee Valley Gold Cup 2016 Betting Tips & Update

The major staying showdown on the Cox Plate Day card this Saturday in Melbourne is the 2016 Moonee Valley Gold Cup, betting tips and the updated odds on the clash found below. Running as Race 8 at 4:10pm (AEDT), this season’s $300,000 Group 2 Antler Luggage Moonee Valley Gold Cup (2500m) field runs under capacity…

2016 Moonee Valley Gold Cup Field & Odds Feature Gallante

2016 Moonee Valley Gold Cup Field & Odds Feature Gallante

The autumn’s Sydney Cup winner Gallante is one of the best Moonee Valley Gold Cup 2016 betting hopes following the release of the final field of stayers for the Cox Plate Day support act. Set to run as Moonee Valley Race 8 at 4:10pm (AEDT) this year’s $300,000 Group 2 Antler Luggage Moonee Valley Gold…

Four for Appleby in 2016 Moonee Valley Gold Cup Nominations

Four for Appleby in 2016 Moonee Valley Gold Cup Nominations

Some of the 2016 Spring Carnival’s standout stayers are poised to line up at Moonee Valley Racecourse this weekend after twenty-five Moonee Valley Gold Cup nominations were taken on Monday morning. The Moonee Valley Gold Cup often attracts runners targeting the Melbourne Cup and that trend has continued in 2016, with the likes of Excess…

Weir hoping to get in the Melbourne Cup prizemoney with Prince Of Penzance

Weir hoping to get in the Melbourne Cup prizemoney with Prince Of Penzance

Melbourne’s leading trainer Darren Weir is confident that his tough stayer Prince Of Penzance can get amongst the prizemoney in the Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on Tuesday. Prince Of Penzance is rated as one of the outsiders of the twenty-four horse field at $81 with Ladbrokes.com.au but while Weir is…

Team Williams has 3 2015 Melbourne Cup runners

Team Williams has 3 2015 Melbourne Cup runners

Team Williams headed by Lloyd and his son Nick are among the owners of three runners in the 2015 Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) to be run at Flemington on Saturday. Lloyd Williams will be chasing his fifth win in the ‘Race That Stops The Nation’ after collecting the wining trophy with Just…

The United States Breaks Course Record to Win Moonee Valley Cup

The United States Breaks Course Record to Win Moonee Valley Cup

In-form runner The United States has returned to the winner’s circle in impressive fashion on Cox Plate Day; mustering an impressive late turn of foot to overcome Prince Of Penzance in the dying stages of the 2015 Moonee Valley Cup (2500m). The United States was luckless in running when sixth in the Group 3 JRA…

2015 Cox Plate Day Scratchings & Track Report

2015 Cox Plate Day Scratchings & Track Report

Today Melbourne’s Moonee Valley Racecourse backs up from last night’s Manikato Stakes meeting with Cox Plate Day 2015 featuring 10 top races highlighted by the Group 1 Australasian weight-for-age championship. It is partly cloudy in Melbourne today with a top of 22 degrees and with zero percent chance of rainfall the current Good (4) track…