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Melbourne Cup Next for Lexus Stakes Winner Cismontane

Melbourne Cup Next for Lexus Stakes Winner Cismontane

Australia’s leading lady of racing Gai Waterhouse is into the 2017 Melbourne Cup field with a chance to secure her second Loving Trophy after the gutsy Lexus Stakes win and subsequent ballot exemption for Cismontane. The in-form High Chaparral five-year-old likely ended the Group 1 $6.25 million Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) dream for the William…

Pentathlon Kicks off Melbourne Cup 2017 Bid

Pentathlon Kicks off Melbourne Cup 2017 Bid

Kiwi trainer John Wheeler has confirmed the 2017 Melbourne Cup as the long-term spring goal for his proven stayer Pentathlon who kicks things off at Flemington in the Group 3 $300,000 The Bart Cummings (2500m) on Saturday. Flemington Racecourse will come to life for Turnbull Stakes Day thanks to the appearance of champion mare Winx…

Melbourne Cup Hopes Head 2016 Lexus Stakes Nominations

Melbourne Cup Hopes Head 2016 Lexus Stakes Nominations

Saturday’s Lexus Stakes 2016 offers stayers one final chance to make the Melbourne Cup field on the first Tuesday of November and nominations for the Derby Day feature have been extended. On Monday Racing Victoria received just 13 early entries for the $300,000 Group 3 Lexus Stakes (2500m). Nominations for the Flemington showdown, one of…

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…

Almoonqith Tops 2016 The Bart Cummings Field & Weights

Almoonqith Tops 2016 The Bart Cummings Field & Weights

A talented field of stayers will face off in The Bart Cummings 2016 at Flemington Racecourse on Sunday including Almoonqith carrying equal top weight in the Turnbull Stakes Day clash. Set to run as Flemington Race 5 at 2:35pm (AEDT) as part of a bumper nine-event program, this year’s $300,000 Group 3 The Bart Cummings…