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2016 Melbourne Cup: Trip To Paris Not Confirmed

2016 Melbourne Cup: Trip To Paris Not Confirmed

Last year’s fourth-placed international raider Trip To Paris needs to win a lead-up overseas before his British trainer Ed Dunlop confirms a Melbourne Cup 2016 bid this season. Dunlop is best known down under for his three Melbourne Cup seconds with the late great Red Cadeaux. He also prepared fourth past the post behind Prince…

Newitt Hopeful Sertorius Can Cause Melbourne Cup Upset

Newitt Hopeful Sertorius Can Cause Melbourne Cup Upset

Craig Newitt recorded feature race success on Tarzino in the Victoria Derby yesterday and he is hopeful that he can continue his winning run with Sertorius in the 2015 Melbourne Cup at Flemington on Tuesday. Sertorius was set for the Melbourne Cup at the start of his 2015 Spring Racing Carnival campaign with a credible…

11 Internationals in Melbourne Cup 2015 Field

11 Internationals in Melbourne Cup 2015 Field

A record number of international raiders will take on the local stayers in the 2015 Melbourne Cup field next Tuesday, November 3, in Flemington Race 7 with 11 non-Southern Hemisphere trained visitors in the confirmed field. Twenty-four horses face off in this year’s $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m), 11 of which are…

Predicted 24 Horse 2015 Melbourne Cup Field

Predicted 24 Horse 2015 Melbourne Cup Field

With the final acceptances for the Melbourne Cup 2015 field closing at 4:30pm (AEST) this afternoon, below is the likely 24-horse line-up in Flemington Race 7 next Tuesday. The $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) is known as the ‘race that stops a nation’ and has a capacity 24-starter field with no emergencies….

Big Orange a Happy Horse Ahead of 2015 Melbourne Cup

Big Orange a Happy Horse Ahead of 2015 Melbourne Cup

Newmarket horseman Michael Bell has described his Melbourne Cup 2015 raider Big Orange as a “very happy horse” down under ahead of his bid at next Tuesday’s two mile classic at Flemington. The Melbourne Cup Carnival kicks off with Derby Day on Saturday, the countdown well and truly on for this year’s $6.2 million Group…

2015 Melbourne Cup Field: Sky Hunter & Quest For More Cleared

2015 Melbourne Cup Field: Sky Hunter & Quest For More Cleared

The two internationals who provided connections with a fitness scare just days out from the Melbourne Cup 2015 have both been passed fit to line-up in the ‘race that stops a nation’ on November 3 at Flemington Racecourse. Earlier in the week the Murray Baker-trained Caulfield Cup winner Mongolian Khan was ruled out of a…

Mongolian Khan Out of 2015 Melbourne Cup Field

Mongolian Khan Out of 2015 Melbourne Cup Field

A bout of colic has ruled out the chance of Murray Baker’s star New Zealand Mongolian Khan to back up from a Caulfield Cup win and shoot for the Spring Cups double in next Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup 2015. The four-year-old Holy Roman Emperor stallion was third favourite at single figures in the all-in odds to…

2015 Melbourne Cup Field: Protectionist & Let’s Make Adeal Out

2015 Melbourne Cup Field: Protectionist & Let’s Make Adeal Out

The reigning champion Protectionist and last start The Bart Cummings winning mare Let’s Make Adeal have both officially been withdrawn from the Melbourne Cup 2015 field for the November 3 classic at Flemington Racecourse. Entries for the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m), the two mile classic having a capacity 24-starter field, are…

Sertorius Winning 2015 Geelong Cup Chance

Sertorius Winning 2015 Geelong Cup Chance

Local Freshwater Creek-based trainer Jamie Edwards is confident his Group 1 performing veteran Sertorius is a winning chance in today’s Geelong Cup 2015 with the galloper a longshot chance of backing up in the Melbourne Cup on the first Tuesday of November. An eight-year-old son of Galileo, Sertorius has to date won 10 of his…

Off Pace Geelong Cup 2015 Ride for Orbec

Off Pace Geelong Cup 2015 Ride for Orbec

Orbec may be a market drifter for Wednesday’s 2015 Geelong Cup but the import’s trainer John Thompson is confident a quiet off-pace ride in the Spring feature keeps the horse in the mix. A full field lines-up in this year’s $300,000 Group 3 Geelong Cup (2400m), the mile and a half country Victorian feature often…