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Melbourne Cup Winner Shocking, So You Think & Faint Perfume Trial at Flemington

Melbourne Cup Winner Shocking, So You Think & Faint Perfume Trial at Flemington

A number of star spring hopefuls including 2009 Melbourne Cup winner Shocking took to the track at Flemington on Friday in winter practice trials in preparation for the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.

The Mark Kavanagh-trained Shocking was the surprise winner of last year’s Melbourne Cup and is preparing to make it back-to-back wins in the world’s richest handicap on ...

Super Saturday of Racing Rained Out Before Running of Australian Guineas or Australian Cup

Super Saturday of Racing Rained Out Before Running of Australian Guineas or Australian Cup

Torrential rain, thunder, golf-ball sized hailstones, lightning and subsequent flooding saw the most anticipated Flemington meeting of the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival cancelled on Saturday before the coveted Group 1 features, the $1million Australian Cup or the $750, 000 Australian Guineas could take place.

In a disastrous day for rain soaked and stranded spectators, disappointed trainers and spooked horses only ...

Star Witness Wins 2010 Blue Diamond Stakes

Star Witness Wins 2010 Blue Diamond Stakes

On Saturday Caulfield racecourse hosted one of their biggest and most exciting race meetings of the autumn, headlined by the $1million Group 1 Arrowfield Stud Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) where the Danny O?Brien-trained Star Witness claimed victory.

Star Witness ($10) overcame his wide barrier draw to beat home Shaaheq ($11) by just half a neck with odds-on favourite Beneteau...

Race 1 Result – $101 500 AGL Renewable Energy Stakes – She’s Got Gears Wins

Race 1 Result – $101 500 AGL Renewable Energy Stakes – She’s Got Gears Wins

2009 Melbourne Cup Day had a spectacular start with Race 1 won by the young filly She’s Got Gears ($8.50).

The Robbie Laing-trained filly made a brilliant come-back after missing the start by the best part of two lengths and had to make up ground to take the lead in the last 200m in the 1000m sprint event.

A high ...