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Almandin Is The Melbourne Cup 2017 Winner: Williams’ Ideal Result

Almandin Is The Melbourne Cup 2017 Winner: Williams’ Ideal Result

The Team Williams ownership group saddle-up six chances in the ‘Race That Stops a Nation’ on Tuesday and Nick Williams said their ideal 2017 Melbourne Cup result would be a win by the reigning champion Almandin. Last spring Almandin backed-up from a Group 3 The Bart Cummings (2500m) win at Flemington, returning to the track…

Melbourne Cup 2017 Form: Distance No Issue for Johannes Vermeer

Melbourne Cup 2017 Form: Distance No Issue for Johannes Vermeer

Some Melbourne Cup 2017 form experts are raising queries about the 3200m ability of Johannes Vermeer but part-owner Nick Williams said the Irish raider would run out the two miles no worries. There are 11 Northern hemisphere-trained stayers making the raid on Tuesday’s Group 1 $6.25 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) due to…

Melbourne Cup 2017 Tips: Max Dynamite Flying

Melbourne Cup 2017 Tips: Max Dynamite Flying

Rival owner Nick Williams has described 2015 runner-up Max Dynamite as “flying” ahead of the raider’s second shot at the ‘Race That Stops A Nation’ and has the stayer inside his top 2017 Melbourne Cup tips despite Macedon Lodge presenting a six-horse contingent of their own. The Williams’ clan, led by prolific businessman Lloyd Williams,…

2017 Melbourne Cup Field: Seven For Williams Sixth Loving Trophy?

2017 Melbourne Cup Field: Seven For Williams Sixth Loving Trophy?

Goliath owner Lloyd Williams could have as many as seven starters in the Melbourne Cup 2017 field as he chases an incredible sixth win in the ‘Race That Stops A Nation’. Williams secured his fifth Group 1 $6.25 million Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) success last spring with Almandin ridden to victory by Kerrin McEvoy. His…

Big Duke Wins NE Manion Cup on Protest

Big Duke Wins NE Manion Cup on Protest

Big Duke has successfully won a protest to be crowned the 2017 NE Manion Cup winner at Rosehill Gardens this afternoon. The Macedon Lodge-saddled Our Century was first past the post in the NE Manion Cup, however stewards found that the horse had shifted our and into Big Duke’s racing line in the final straight…

Bondi Beach’s 2016 Melbourne Cup Odds Firm

Bondi Beach’s 2016 Melbourne Cup Odds Firm

Bondi Beach’s 2016 Melbourne Cup odds have continued to firm following Saturday’s barrier draw, and the Irish raider is now sole occupant of the fourth line of betting at a $9.50 quote. One of four runners for Macedon Lodge in the race that stops a nation this year, Bondi Beach was available to punters at…

2016 Crystal Mile Winner The United States onto Emirates Stakes

2016 Crystal Mile Winner The United States onto Emirates Stakes

Class prevailed in the Crystal Mile 2016 results on Cox Plate Day at Moonee Valley with the winner The United States returning to form and booking a run in the new-look Emirates Stakes during the Melbourne Cup Carnival. The Robert Hickmott-trained, Team Williams-owned import was second-up in the $200,000 Group 2 Schweppes Crystal Mile (1600m)…

Bendigo Cup an Option for Herbert Power Stakes Winner Assign

Bendigo Cup an Option for Herbert Power Stakes Winner Assign

Assign has completed and impressive start-to-finish performance to take out the Group 2 Herbert Power Stakes (2400m) at Caulfield Racecourse this afternoon. Assign lined up for the Herbert Power Stakes an outright $3.10 favourite in betting markets with online bookie , and the import did his chances of success no harm when he jumped well…

Melbourne Cup Entry For The Bart Cummings Winner Almandin

Melbourne Cup Entry For The Bart Cummings Winner Almandin

Almandin stamped himself as a genuine Melbourne Cup contender with a dominant staying performance in The Bart Cummings at Flemington this afternoon. Almandin went into The Bart Cummings as a clear favourite following his victory in the Harry White Classic last weekend and there were no issues for punters as the imported stayer cruised to…

2016 Sydney Cup Results: Gallante Beats Libran

2016 Sydney Cup Results: Gallante Beats Libran

Goliath owner Lloyd Williams spoilt the Chris Waller show in the Sydney Cup 2016 scoring an upset win over the favourite Libran with the Robert Hickmott-trained import Gallante at Randwick Racecourse. Waller ran the quinella in last year’s $2 million Group 1 Schweppes Sydney Cup (3200m) and was back 12 months later with the top…