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Melbourne Cup Horses Top 2017 Geelong Cup Nominations

Melbourne Cup Horses Top 2017 Geelong Cup Nominations

Geelong Cup 2017 nominations for next Wednesday’s Melbourne Cup lead-up are now out with 14 of the 23 early entries also in the mix for the ‘race that stops a nation’ on the first Tuesday of November. The Group 3 $300,000 Geelong Cup (2400m) has produced a number of Melbourne Cup winners over the years…

Melham Confident on Caulfield Cup 2017 Favourite Johannes Vermeer

Melham Confident on Caulfield Cup 2017 Favourite Johannes Vermeer

Jockey Ben Melham looks a genuine chance to enjoy a maiden Caulfield Cup winning ride after an ideal barrier two draw for race favourite and his mount on Saturday Johannes Vermeer. One of three internationals in the 17 starter field for this year’s Group 1 $3 million BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m), the Aidan O’Brien-trained Galileo…

2017 Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes Betting Tips & Update

2017 Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes Betting Tips & Update

There is a chance punters will see spring Cups horse uncovered in the Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes 2017 on Saturday, our insider betting tips and updated odds for the mile and a half feature found below. There are 10 remaining stayers in this year’s Group 2 $400,000 Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes (2400m) after the early…

Open Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes 2017 Field & Odds

Open Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes 2017 Field & Odds

It is a wide open affair in 2017 Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes betting this weekend on the race offering a ballot exemption to the winner into Saturday week’s Caulfield Cup field. A key non-Group 1 race support act on the Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Day program, this season’s Group 2 $400,000 Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes (2400m)…

2017 Melbourne Cup First Acceptances Feature 55

2017 Melbourne Cup First Acceptances Feature 55

Just 55 stayers remain in contention for the ‘race that stops a nation’ following the Melbourne Cup 2017 first acceptances taken this week. After attracting 140 nominations, entries for this year’s Group 1 $6 million Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) have been slashed at first acceptance stage and are up two from the same stage last…

2017 Turnbull Stakes Betting Update: Winx vs Humidor

2017 Turnbull Stakes Betting Update: Winx vs Humidor

Winx has is still out to $1.20 to blitz her Flemington debut this afternoon making it 21 wins on the trot in the Turnbull Stakes 2017 with the unknown rival remaining the market mover. Earlier in the week Chris Waller’s superlative daughter of Street Cry was only $1.12 in markets for her shot at a…

The Bart Cummings 2017 Betting & Early Melbourne Cup Tips

The Bart Cummings 2017 Betting & Early Melbourne Cup Tips

An early guide to Melbourne Cup betting takes place at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday with a host of smart stayers doing battle in the 2017 The Bart Cummings, tips and the updated odds for which are detailed below. Set to run as Flemington Race 7, the same as the world-esteemed two mile classic on the…

2017 Turnbull Stakes Form Guide: Winx Statistics

2017 Turnbull Stakes Form Guide: Winx Statistics

Winx debuts at Flemington Racecourse this weekend and the mighty mare is at impossibly short odds to post her 21st straight turf triumph, so below we take a look at the full Turnbull Stakes 2017 form guide and betting statistics to see just how likely another Winx win is. After running down Happy Clapper for…

Melbourne Cup Horses Head 2017 The Bart Cummings Field & Odds

Melbourne Cup Horses Head 2017 The Bart Cummings Field & Odds

A line-up of potential Melbourne Cup horses led by the defending champion in the ‘race that stops a nation’, Almandin, face off at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday in The Bart Cummings 2017 field. A key support act on the Turnbull Stakes Day card that features the latest run from heroic mare Winx, this year’s Group…

Six Rivals for Winx Next Race: Turnbull Stakes Field 2017

Six Rivals for Winx Next Race: Turnbull Stakes Field 2017

As predicted the champion mare Winx has scared off the bulk of potential rivals in Saturday’s Turnbull Stakes 2017 field facing just six other horses on way to win number 21 on the trot. The Victorian Racing Club (VRC) enjoys an early Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival boost on the weekend with Chris Waller opting to…