News About Royal Empire

Will Royal Empire Be Crowned The 2013 Melbourne Cup Winner?

Will Royal Empire Be Crowned The 2013 Melbourne Cup Winner?

Kerrin McEvoy will be aboard Royal Empire in tomorrow's 2013 Melbourne Cup. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Royal Empire is the lone entry for Godolphin in the 2013 Melbourne Cup, which will take place at Flemington Racecourse tomorrow November 5.

The four-year-old has not placed worse than second this campaign, with his most recent result seeing him finish ...

Melbourne Cup Tips – Statistics & Superstitions

Melbourne Cup Tips – Statistics & Superstitions

No matter how you like to bet, whether it be from the comprehensive lead-up form or the saddlecloth numbers, below the Races.com.au have the 2013 Melbourne Cup tips you need for the big one on Tuesday.

Studying the 2013 Melbourne Cup statistics reveals Fawkner as a good Cup tip. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

While our official trifecta selection on ...

Melbourne Cup Barriers 2013 – Fiorente Favourite in 5

Melbourne Cup Barriers 2013 – Fiorente Favourite in 5

The highly-anticipated Melbourne Cup barrier draw 2013 has been determined with early favourite Fiorente drawing ideally in barrier five for trainer Gai Waterhouse shooting for her maiden win in the ‘race that stops a nation’.

Fiorente is set to jump the 2013 Melbourne Cup favourite after drawing ideally with gate five. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Waterhouse’s other chance in ...

Melbourne Cup Field 2013 Announced

Melbourne Cup Field 2013 Announced

Final acceptances revealing the capacity 24-horse Melbourne Cup field 2013 have officially been announced with the stayers lining up in the 153rdedition of the ‘race that stops a nation’ now known.

2011 Melbourne Cup winner Dunaden carries the top weight in the 24-horse field for this year's edition. Photo: Taron Clarke.

Let the betting begin on the $6.2 ...

Latest 2013 Melbourne Cup Odds – Mount Athos Second Favourite

Latest 2013 Melbourne Cup Odds – Mount Athos Second Favourite

One of the eight internationals set to go straight into the Melbourne Cup 2013 field Tuesday week without a previous run this spring on Aussie soil, Mount Athos has firmed into second favouritism for the ‘race that stops a nation’ following this morning’s second declarations.

Mount Athos is second favourite for their second shot at the Melbourne Cup this spring. ...

47 Melbourne Cup 2013 Second Declarations

47 Melbourne Cup 2013 Second Declarations

There are 47 horses still in the mix for the 2013 Melbourne Cup on Tuesday week following the release of second declarations for the world’s richest handicap by Racing Victoria this morning.

2013 Melbourne Cup Fiorente is one of 47 second acceptances for the world's richest handicap. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

There were 72 first acceptors for the $6.2 ...

2013 Melbourne Cup Weights – Puissance De Lune with 54.5kg

2013 Melbourne Cup Weights – Puissance De Lune with 54.5kg

Weights for the ‘race that stops a nation’ the Melbourne Cup 2013 this November are now out with the early favourite Puissance De Lune allocated 54.5kg.

Current Melbourne Cup 2013 favourite Puissance De Lune has been allocated 54.5kg in the initial weights. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Running as Flemington Race 7 on Tuesday November 5, the $6.2 million Group ...

2013 Spring Cups Mission for Royal Empire

2013 Spring Cups Mission for Royal Empire

Global racing empire Godolphin’s bid to win an elusive Caulfield or Melbourne Cup trophy down under continues this spring with their latest down under bound stayer, Royal Empire, winning their UK start on the weekend.

Red Cadeaux (pictured outside) was second to Royal Empire in the Geoffrey Freer Stakes on the weekend. Photo: Taron Clarke.

The Teofilo stallion ...