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2017 Caulfield Cup Weights: Hartnell 58kg Top Weight

2017 Caulfield Cup Weights: Hartnell 58kg Top Weight

Pre-post favourite Hartnell has been allocated the 58kg top weight for the Caulfield Cup 2017, handicaps for it and the Melbourne Cup both announced by Racing Victoria today. It has been a decade since weights for both the famous Spring Cup features were released on the same day and, in another big announcement, chief handicapper…

2016 Zipping Classic Winner Beautiful Romance Gets the Bob

2016 Zipping Classic Winner Beautiful Romance Gets the Bob

In an extraordinary day for the powerhouse Godolphin stable the Saeed Bin Suroor-trained mare Beautiful Romance from the UK enjoyed a narrow win by the bob of the head in the Zipping Classic 2016 at Ladbrokes Park. Earlier on the card the Charlie Appleby-trained Qewy won the Sandown Cup for the stable, before the local…

Almandin Leads 2016 Zipping Classic Nominations

Almandin Leads 2016 Zipping Classic Nominations

Fifteen stayers have been included in 2016 Zipping Classic nominations; highlighted by the pending appearance of some of the Spring Carnival’s standout performers including Melbourne Cup winner Almandin. Almandin has been a strong and consistent performer throughout his entire racing career so far but has undoubtedly returned to racing in career-best form this time. Placing…

Beautiful Romance Can Be the Melbourne Cup Winner

Beautiful Romance Can Be the Melbourne Cup Winner

Beautiful Romance is one of two runners for Saeed Bin Suroor in the Melbourne Cup field, and the leading Godolphin trainer believes the mare has the ability to claim the international racing body’s first ever crown in the feature race at Flemington on Tuesday afternoon. Beautiful Romance has been a strong and consistent performer for Bin…

Melbourne Cup Form: Secret Number Ready to Run

Melbourne Cup Form: Secret Number Ready to Run

Trainer Saeed Bin Suroor is confident that Secret Number is in peak form ahead of his run in the 2016 Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday. Secret Number travelled to Australia as part of the international Godolphin operation’s party during the 2015 Spring Carnival, and ran an impressive second to Dandino in the…

2016 Melbourne Cup Barrier Draw Completed

2016 Melbourne Cup Barrier Draw Completed

The 2016 Melbourne Cup barrier draw has been completed and released; confirming alleys for all twenty-four stayers confirmed in the final field for the world’s richest two-mile race. Race favourite Hartnell’s incredible run of form culminated in second in the Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) last weekend and has been allocated the central Melbourne Cup…

2016 Melbourne Cup Field Confirmed

2016 Melbourne Cup Field Confirmed

A talented and capacity list of twenty-four stayers has been confirmed to descend on Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday, following the official release of the 2016 Melbourne Cup field this afternoon. Godolphin runner Hartnell has returned to racing in career-best form this season and remains a clear favourite to post his best ever result this week…

2016 Melbourne Cup Field Takes Shape: Second Acceptances

2016 Melbourne Cup Field Takes Shape: Second Acceptances

There are just 32 hopeful stayers still in the mix for the ‘race that stops a nation’ after the release of Melbourne Cup 2016 second acceptances. The world’s richest handicap, the $6 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) runs as Flemington Race 7 on Tuesday November 1. Each year the Melbourne Cup field has…

Elite Army Targets Melbourne Cup 2016

Elite Army Targets Melbourne Cup 2016

Godolphin international stayer Elite Army has the 2016 Melbourne Cup in his sights down under this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. Trainer Saeed Bin Suroor has prepared 21 starters in the ‘race that stops a nation’ on the first Tuesday of November at Flemington four three seconds and a third. A win in the two mile…

Queen’s Cup 2015 Betting Tips

Queen’s Cup 2015 Betting Tips

A small seven-starter field of stayers is left to face off in one of Emirates Stakes Day’s key support races on the Flemington program in Melbourne on Saturday, 2015 Queen’s Cup betting tips found below. Running as Flemington Race 3 at 1:40pm (AEST) on the last Melbourne Cup Carnival race day, this year’s $300,000 Group…