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So Si Bon takes his place in 2016 Zipping Classic Field

So Si Bon takes his place in 2016 Zipping Classic Field

Three year old So Si Bon will take on the older horses in the Group 2 $300,000 Quayclean Zipping Classic (2400m) at Sandown on Saturday. Trainer Robbie Laing had also nominated So Si Bon for the Group 2 $250,000 Ladbrokes Sandown Guineas (1600m) for the three year olds but chose to go with the weight…

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…

2016 Melbourne Cup Jockeys’ Tips: What the Hoops Say

2016 Melbourne Cup Jockeys’ Tips: What the Hoops Say

The Melbourne Cup 2016 start time is nearing and below the Races.com.au team have a look at the last minute word from the Melbourne Cup jockeys to try and uncover some sneaky late mail Melbourne Cup tips. There are 24 horses and 24 hoops taking to the barriers in Flemington Race 7 when the 156th…

Two Word Melbourne Cup 2016 Form Guide

Two Word Melbourne Cup 2016 Form Guide

The world’s richest handicap race and the headline event run down under annually runs on Tuesday at Flemington Racecourse – the Races.com.au team’s exclusive 2016 Melbourne Cup Form Guide in two words found right here. Due to jump as Flemington Race 7 at 3:00pm (AEDT) – this year’s $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup…

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 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…

Dandino outstays rivals in Queen’s Cup

Dandino outstays rivals in Queen’s Cup

Rejuvenated stayer Dandino broke through for his first win for trainer Darren Weir when he took out the Group 3 $300,000 Queen’s Cup (2600m) at Flemington today. Weir took over the training of the former English stayer earlier in the year in an attempt to bring him back from a significant suspensory ligament injuries and…

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…

2015 Queen’s Cup Field & Odds: Dandino Narrow Favourite

2015 Queen’s Cup Field & Odds: Dandino Narrow Favourite

Runner-up in the 2013 Caulfield Cup, imported stayer Dandino has opened narrow favourite to win the Queen’s Cup 2015 at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday for this year’s Melbourne Cup winning trainer Darren Weir. The now nine-year-old Dansili stallion has had three unplaced runs at Flemington, but is considered a livewire chance to break his maiden…

Melbourne Cup 2015 Field Released on Derby Day

Melbourne Cup 2015 Field Released on Derby Day

The line-up for the ‘race that stops’ a nation is set to be released this afternoon live from Flemington Racecourse with the capacity 24-starter 2015 Melbourne Cup field, run next Tuesday November 3, known after the racing action of Victoria Derby Day is done and dusted. The four-day Melbourne Cup Carnival kicks off with an…