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2014 Australia Day Cup Final Field Released

2014 Australia Day Cup Final Field Released

The 2014 Australia Day Cup final field has been released; with eight stayers set to contest the Listed 2400 metre event at Royal Randwick on Saturday. Headlining the 2014 Australia Day Cup final field is Midsummer Sun who is chasing his second straight victory after recording a narrow win over Brigantin and Destiny’s Kiss in the…

Is Seville Ready For the 2013 Melbourne Cup Challenge?

Is Seville Ready For the 2013 Melbourne Cup Challenge?

Seville will be out to post just his second Australian win when he runs in the 2013 Melbourne Cup tomorrow November 5. The five-year-old, who is paying $32 with Double The Odds at , is coming off a seventh placing in the Group 1 Cox Plate last start. Prior to that, he broke his Australian…

Fiorente Leads Post-Barrier 2013 Melbourne Cup Odds

Fiorente Leads Post-Barrier 2013 Melbourne Cup Odds

Gai Waterhouse’s ideally-drawn Melbourne Cup 2013 hope Fiorente has firmed back into sole favourite to win the world’s richest handicap next Tuesday, November 5, following today’s barrier draw. Earlier on Derby Day the Monsun stallion was co-favourite in the markets for the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) sitting as a $7.50 chance…

Lloyd Williams Accepts for Six in 2013 Melbourne Cup Field

Lloyd Williams Accepts for Six in 2013 Melbourne Cup Field

Prominent thoroughbred owner and racing personality Lloyd Williams has paid the final acceptance fee for all six of his 2013 Melbourne Cup horses giving him 25% of the entire 24-horse field for next Tuesday’s feature race. Final acceptances for the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) closed at 4:30pm (AEST) today, Williams getting…

Lloyd Williams Could Own 25% of 2013 Melbourne Cup Field

Lloyd Williams Could Own 25% of 2013 Melbourne Cup Field

As it stands after the second acceptances for the world’s richest handicap, goliath owner Lloyd Williams could own a quarter of all horses accepted in the Melbourne Cup 2013 field on Tuesday November 5. There were 47 second declarations taken for the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) this week, Williams and Macedon…

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. 2013 Melbourne Cup second declarations for the $6.2 million, Group…

Cox Plate 2013 Jockey Updates – Hall & Boss Out

Cox Plate 2013 Jockey Updates – Hall & Boss Out

There are two major 2013 Cox Plate Carnival jockey updates for this weekend with Glen Boss and Nick Hall both to miss out on their respective Group 1 rides at Moonee Valley Racecourse. Hall was to have ridden the Robert Hickmott-trained Masked Marvel, one of three acceptances in the $3 million Group 1 Sportingbet Cox…

Cox Plate 2013 Field – A Better Look

Cox Plate 2013 Field – A Better Look

After the announcement of a 15 acceptor 2013 Cox Plate field for this weekend’s Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival major, below the Races.com.au team take a better look at the runners and their form for Australasia’s weight-for-age championship. Scheduled to run as the last at Moonee Valley on Saturday, this year’s $3 million Group 1 Sportingbet…

Hickmott’s Strong Hand in 2013 Drake International Cup Nominations

Hickmott’s Strong Hand in 2013 Drake International Cup Nominations

Owner Lloyd Williams and his head trainer Robert Hickmott have a strong presence in the Drake International Cup 2013 nominations at Moonee Valley for Saturday, the race a possible lead-up for the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) in November. There were a total of 25 nominations taken for this year’s $250,000 Group…

2013 Melbourne Cup Betting – Dandino Big Mover After Caulfield Cup

2013 Melbourne Cup Betting – Dandino Big Mover After Caulfield Cup

European-trained stayer Dandino has been the big market mover in 2013 Melbourne Cup betting markets after he stormed home late to finish second behind Fawkner in the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) this afternoon. Dandino was set a tough assignment from a wide barrier in the Caulfield Cup but leapt out of the ground in the…