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Melbourne Cup 2012 First Acceptances – 67 Still in Contention

Melbourne Cup 2012 First Acceptances – 67 Still in Contention

Sixty-seven stayers have been paid up for at first acceptance stage for the 2012 Melbourne Cup today, and as expected there is a strong international presence in the ‘race that stops a nation’.

Glencadam Gold is one of 67 Melbourne Cup 2012 first acceptors

The entries for Flemington’s famed $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m), running as Flemington ...

Galileo’s Choice Confirmed for 2012 Melbourne Cup

Galileo’s Choice Confirmed for 2012 Melbourne Cup

The man that prepared the first internationally-trained Melbourne Cup winner, Irish horseman Dermot K Weld has confirmed he will be bringing his last-start Leopardstown winner Galileo’s Choice to Australia for the 2012 edition of the ‘race that stops a nation’.

Earlier this week Racing Victoria took 151 nominations for the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m), the world ...

Melbourne Cup 2012 Nominations Released

Melbourne Cup 2012 Nominations Released

The 2012 Melbourne Cup nominations for Australia’s biggest race of the year were taken by Racing Victoria today with 151 hopefuls making up the early entries for Flemington Race 7 on Tuesday November 6, 2012.

Defending champion Dunaden is one of 151 Melbourne Cup 2012 nominations

163 horses were nominated for 2011, this year’s 152nd edition of the world’s ...