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2017 Melbourne Cup Tips: Waterhouse on Wall Of Fire

2017 Melbourne Cup Tips: Waterhouse on Wall Of Fire

The always popular Melbourne Cup Call of the Card was a typically competitive affair on Monday, but one thing that came to light was that the Waterhouse family were tipping Wall Of Fire as the 2017 Melbourne Cup winner. Tom Waterhouse backed Wall Of Fire to win today’s Group 1 $6.25 million Emirates Melbourne Cup…

2017 Melbourne Cup History: Can the Mares Win?

2017 Melbourne Cup History: Can the Mares Win?

There are two mares in the official Melbourne Cup 2017 field for Tuesday, but what do the Melbourne Cup history books say about either Single Gaze or Amelie’s Star winning the iconic two mile showdown? There are just 23 Melbourne Cup horses left in the $6.25 million showdown this season after Who Shot Thebarman (20)…

Melbourne Cup Horses 2017: Single Gaze Flying

Melbourne Cup Horses 2017: Single Gaze Flying

Nick Olive is confident heading into the 2017 Melbourne Cup on November 7 with his gutsy mare Single Gaze who has come on well since her brave Caulfield Cup second. The now five-year-old daughter of Not A Single Doubt earned her shot at the ‘Race That Stops The Nation’ running the surprise second behind upset…

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 Results: Boom Time Upset Winner

2017 Caulfield Cup Results: Boom Time Upset Winner

Australian Racing Hall of Fame trainer David Hayes has enjoyed the most incredible Caulfield Cup 2017 result winning the world’s richest mile-and-a-half handicap with 50/1 shot Boom Time who he also owns. Training in partnership with his son Ben and nephew Tom Dabernig, Hayes celebrated his third Caulfield Cup success with Boom Time joining his…

Pressure on Single Gaze to Score Upset 2017 Caulfield Cup Result

Pressure on Single Gaze to Score Upset 2017 Caulfield Cup Result

Nick Olive’s Group 1 winning mare Single Gaze is one of the roughie hopes in Caulfield Cup 2017 betting this weekend but her trainer is confident the high pressure race will suit. The pace is expected to be on in this Saturday’s Group 1 $3.15 million BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) turning the mile and a…

O’Hara Pleased with 2017 Caulfield Cup Bound Single Gaze

O’Hara Pleased with 2017 Caulfield Cup Bound Single Gaze

This week Single Gaze put the writing on the wall for a big Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival campaign culminating with a Caulfield Cup 2017 bid, impressing jockey Kathy O’Hara with a smart Tuesday morning jump out at the Caulfield track. Prepared in Canberra by Nick Olive, who missed the work due to the flu, the…

Memsie Stakes First-Up for Single Gaze

Memsie Stakes First-Up for Single Gaze

Nick Olive has revealed that stable star Single Gaze is on track for a competitive return in the Group 1 Memsie Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield Racecourse on September 2nd after winning a 900m trial in Canberra on Friday. Single Gaze has been a strong and consistent performer throughout her entire racing career so far; posting…

2017 Brisbane Cup Winner Chocante for the Kiwis

2017 Brisbane Cup Winner Chocante for the Kiwis

Kiwi raider Chocante improved off a failed run at Eagle Farm to hand jockey Jim Byrne a double on Stradbroke Handicap Day winning the last with a dominant all-the-way performance in the Brisbane Cup 2017. Prepared across the Tasman by Cambridge trainer Stephen Marsh, four-year-old Chocante had his third run in Queensland this Brisbane Winter…

Brisbane Cup Field & Odds: Tight Betting Affair

Brisbane Cup Field & Odds: Tight Betting Affair

The bookies are having a hard time separating the top four in 2017 Brisbane Cup betting ahead of the Stradbroke Handicap Day support race at Doomben Racecourse on the weekend. Closing the card for the biggest meeting of the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival, this year’s $300,000 Group 2 Brisbane Cup (2200m) is due to run…