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Shahwardi On Song for Melbourne Cup 2013 – Take Two

Shahwardi On Song for Melbourne Cup 2013 – Take Two

After being balloted out of last year’s ‘race that stops at nation’ connections will try again with French galloper Shahwardi who is 2013 Melbourne Cup bound.

Shahwardi will be aimed at the 2013 Melbourne Cup after missing a start in the race last year. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Alain de Royer Dupre-trained Lando gelding earned a trip ...

Puissance De Lune Early 2013 Melbourne Cup Betting Pick

Puissance De Lune Early 2013 Melbourne Cup Betting Pick

Darren Weir’s progressive five-year-old Puissance De Lune has opened top of the futures Melbourne Cup 2013 odds, the talented grey stayer favourite to win the world’s richest handicap this spring before nominations for the $6.2 million showdown have even been taken.

Puissance De Lune is favourite for the 2013 Melbourne Cup this spring

Running as Flemington Race 7 on ...

2012 Emirates Stakes Day Tips

2012 Emirates Stakes Day Tips

Emirates Stakes Day 2012 will bring the Melbourne Cup Carnival to a close this Saturday, November 10, and with two Group 1 features, a race full of Melbourne Cup hard luck stories and plenty of other exciting events on the card so there is something for everyone at the Flemington meeting.

Emirates Stakes Day is a great day of racing...

2012 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Betting Tips

2012 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Betting Tips

One of the key support races on the Emirates Stakes Day program at Melbourne’s Flemington Racecourse this Saturday will be the Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2012 – betting tips and preview for which are detailed below.

Herbert Power Stakes winner Shahwardi is the Races.com.au tip to win the Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2012

After Melbourne Cup Carnival’s final two Group 1 ...

French Star Brigantin to Stay in Australia with Pat Carey

French Star Brigantin to Stay in Australia with Pat Carey

French stayer Brigantin will remain in Australia despite a failed spring campaign and will be trained by Pat Carey.

French horse Brigantin is set to join Australian trainer Pat Carey

The six-year-old, who is owned by Team Valor, was considered a strong chance in the Melbourne Cup but failed to make the final field.

His only start this spring ...

Ironstein Set for Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2012 Title Defense

Ironstein Set for Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2012 Title Defense

This Emirates Stakes Day Gerald Ryan’s veteran Zabeel gelding Ironstein will look to score their second successive Queen Elizabeth Stakestitle as they also vie for a juicy $100,000 bonus.

Ironstein will defend his crown in the 2012 Queen Elizabeth Stakes on Emirates Stakes Day

The $100,000 is on offer to any horse that was balloted out of this ...

2012 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Odds Led by Puissance De Lune

2012 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Odds Led by Puissance De Lune

Emphatic Bendigo Cup winner Puissance De Lune has opened top of the odds for the Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2012 at Flemington Racecourse this Saturday.

Bendigo Cup winner Puissance De Lune is favourite for Saturday's Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2012

One of the key support races on the Emirates Stakes Day program, the $250,000 Group 3 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2600m) looks a ...

Brigantin Out of Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival 2012

Brigantin Out of Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival 2012

One-time Melbourne Cup 2012 fancy Brigantin has been ruled out of the remainder of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival due to injury.

Brigantin has been ruled out of the remainder of the 2012 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival

The French-trained Cozzene stallion was bought down under for a shot at the world’s richest handicap, the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne ...

24 Horse Melbourne Cup Field 2012 Announced

24 Horse Melbourne Cup Field 2012 Announced

The official 24-horse 2012 Melbourne Cup field that will fight it out in the world’s richest handicap next Tuesday, November 6, in Flemington Race 7 at 3:00pm (AEST) has been announced by Racing Victoria this afternoon.

The Melbourne Cup Field is now out with the Barrier Draw to be conducted at 6:30pm (AEST) so stay tuned and take this time...

Americain On Track For 2012 Melbourne Cup

Americain On Track For 2012 Melbourne Cup

Former winner Americain is doing all the right things ahead of Tuesday’s 2012 Melbourne Cup (3200m) which will be his third start in the race that stops the nation.

Americain is in good order heading towards his third Melbourne Cup

The star French stayer, who is a $6.00 favourite in the bookmaker.com.au Melbourne Cup market, underwent a pleasing peace of ...