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TAB 50th Birthday Stakes Nominations 2011

TAB 50th Birthday Stakes Nominations 2011

Nominations are out for the TAB 50th Birthday Stakes, one of four listed events to be held at Flemington this Saturday on Australian Guineas Day.

The race will be run over 1400m and worth $125,000, there are 16 runners plus four emergencies.

Bart Cummings has had a fairly quiet Autumn season by his standards but that could change as he ...

2010 Australian Cup Nominations – Shocking & Viewed Head Betting Markets

2010 Australian Cup Nominations – Shocking & Viewed Head Betting Markets

This week nominations were taken and the early betting markets opened for the 2010 $1 million Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m), the highly anticipated weight-for-age event held at the famous Flemington racecourse on March 6 as part of the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival.

There were some surprise absentees from the list of 46 nominees including the Mark Kavanagh-trained ...

Which Horse Will Win the 2009 Melbourne Cup?

Which Horse Will Win the 2009 Melbourne Cup?

Tomorrow Flemington will host the most illustrious and anticipated horse racing event of the year, the coveted Group 1 $5.65million Emirates Melbourne Cup. Here we will have a look at the top five horses leading the betting markets and examine their chances of success in Australia’s richest thoroughbred race.

There has been much support for Bart “Cups King” Cumming’s three ...

Viewed Now Outright Favourite of the Field for 2009 Melbourne Cup

Viewed Now Outright Favourite of the Field for 2009 Melbourne Cup

After battling for favouritism all week with the lightly raced but promising gelding Alcopop, defending champion Viewed rose to the top of the betting markets this morning.

Now installed as the favourite at $4.80 just ahead of Alcopop at $5, the punters have gotten behind Viewed this morning backing the galloper for a successive Cup victory.

Viewed now looks ...

2009 Melbourne Cup Final Field & Barrier Draw – Vigor Misses Out

2009 Melbourne Cup Final Field & Barrier Draw – Vigor Misses Out

The final field and barrier draw for the 2009 Group 1 $5.65million Melbourne Cup next Tuesday was announced tonight following a sensational day of elite victories and a few upsets at Flemington at the AAMI Victoria Derby Day.

Much controversy surrounded Danny O’Brien-trained Vigor and whether the Racing Victoria committee would use its discretion to include the runner into the ...

2009 Melbourne Cup Third Declarations

2009 Melbourne Cup Third Declarations

Following the close of third declarations for this year’s Melbourne Cup this morning, there are just 42 horses left in contention for a run in the Flemington feature on November 3. The declarations have halved the number of hopefuls, as there were 84 second acceptors.

With Racing Victoria still to announce the official order of entry, many of the big ...

Viewed Victorious in Caulfield Cup

Viewed Victorious in Caulfield Cup

Viewed Victorious in Caulfield Cup

Bart Cummings-trained Viewed claimed an emphatic Caulfield Cup victory on Saturday, securing the legendary trainer with a seventh win in the tough 2400m event. It was the Cups Kings first win in the Caulfield Cup since Let’s Elope in 1991.

Defending Melbourne Cup winner Viewed, who started the race at around $15, shocked many when ...

Shifts In Caulfield Cup Betting Markets

Shifts In Caulfield Cup Betting Markets

With the announcement of Saturday’s Caulfield Cup barrier draw earlier this morning, bookmakers have done a major reshuffle in response to the allocations.

Leading online bookmakers now have Cima De Triomphe, Predatory Pricer and Daffodil all sitting as equal favourites for the $2.5million race at $8.50. Predatory Pricer was early favourite before the barriers were decided, but drawing horribly with ...

Viewed Returns To Flemington For Turnbull Stakes

Viewed Returns To Flemington For Turnbull Stakes

Melbourne Cup winner Viewed will have his first run at Flemington for the year with this Saturday’s Turnbull Stakes.

Trained by Bart Cummings, the six year-old is expected to turn heads with a stellar performance after a good rest from the autumn racing carnival.

Stable Foreman Reg Fleming said the horse is doing as well as, if not better than ...