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Early 2016 Melbourne Cup Tips

Early 2016 Melbourne Cup Tips

Macedon Lodge runner Bondi Beach is on top of early 2016 Melbourne Cup tips, following the completion of the final field and barrier draw for the feature race on Tuesday, this evening. Twenty-four of the world’s best stayers will line up at Flemington Racecourse at 3pm local time on Tuesday for the Melbourne Cup 2016;…

Order Of St George Set to Miss Melbourne Cup 2016

Order Of St George Set to Miss Melbourne Cup 2016

Majority owner Lloyd Williams has confirmed Order Of St George is a “95 per cent chance” of missing out on the 2016 Melbourne Cup down under despite being paid up for during the second acceptances for the Caulfield Cup this week. Racing Victoria (RV) took 58 second acceptances for the $3.15 million Group 1 Caulfield…

53 Cox Plate 2016 Second Acceptances Taken

53 Cox Plate 2016 Second Acceptances Taken

Fifty-three weight-for-age hopefuls remain in 2016 Cox Plate contention after Racing Victoria took second acceptances for the Moonee Valley classic this week. Second declarations closed for a number of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival majors on Tuesday including those for the $3.05 million Group 1 W.S. Cox Plate (2040m) taking place on Saturday October 22….

2016 Caulfield Cup Second Acceptances: 6 Internationals

2016 Caulfield Cup Second Acceptances: 6 Internationals

Only six international raiders are still officially in the mix for the Caulfield Cup 2016 after a total of 58 horses were paid up for at second acceptance stage for the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival classic this week. On Tuesday Racing Victoria took second acceptances for four Group 1 classics over the carnival including those…

Prince Of Penzance Rises 3.5kg in Melbourne Cup Weights 2016

Prince Of Penzance Rises 3.5kg in Melbourne Cup Weights 2016

Darren Weir’s defending champion Prince Of Penzance has received 3.5kg more than his winning weight last spring in the 2016 Melbourne Cup weights released this week. Racing Victoria (RV) Executive General Manager of Racing Greg Carpenter announced the original handicaps for the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) on Tuesday, the race to…

2016 Melbourne Cup Weights Released

2016 Melbourne Cup Weights Released

The Melbourne Cup 2016 weights were announced on Tuesday morning by Racing Victoria’s chief handicapper Greg Carpenter who has allocated Irish galloper Order Of St George and the 2014 winner Protectionist as equal top-weights. In late August the $6 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m), run as Flemington Race 7 on Tuesday November 1,…

2016 Caulfield Cup First Acceptances: 15 Internationals

2016 Caulfield Cup First Acceptances: 15 Internationals

Fifteen international raiders remain in Caulfield Cup 2016 contention after Racing Victoria received a bumper crop of overseas gallopers at first acceptance stage for the October 15 classic this week. Down from last year (114), there are 108 first acceptors for the $3 million Group 1 BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) including nine for Irish horseman…

Trip To Rhodos Ruled Out of Melbourne Cup 2016

Trip To Rhodos Ruled Out of Melbourne Cup 2016

The first Czech Republic-trained horse to be nominated for a Melbourne Cup has already been ruled out of the ‘race that stops a nation’. Australian quarantine requirements have made the Trip To Rhodos ineligible for a shot at the famous Flemington feature on the first Tuesday of November. The Pavel Tuma-trained Rail Link gelding was…

Tarzino Well Weighted for 2016 Caulfield Cup Bid

Tarzino Well Weighted for 2016 Caulfield Cup Bid

Mick Price’s Spring Cups hope Tarzino has received 54kg for the first leg of the double with Caulfield Cup 2016 weights announced on Wednesday. Racing Victoria’s Executive General Manager of Racing and chief handicapper Greg Carpenter allocated weights for all 171 entries in this year’s $3 million Group 1 BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m). The Aiden…

Caulfield Cup 2016 Kilos for Order Of St George Worries Williams

Caulfield Cup 2016 Kilos for Order Of St George Worries Williams

Current Melbourne Cup favourite Order Of St George has been allocated equal top-weight for the 2016 Caulfield Cup disappointing his Australian-based part-owner Lloyd Williams. A four-time Melbourne Cup winning owner, Williams has not confirmed a trip down under for the Spring Cups for the Aidan O’Brien-trained Irish stayer Order Of St George. He admitted the…