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The Bart Cummings Betting Update

The Bart Cummings Betting Update

Just nine runners remain in the final field for this weekend’s Group 3 The Bart Cummings (2520m) at Flemington Racecourse, offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning bet. Having returned to slick form with a last-start victory, classy Kiwi import Who Shot Thebarman has opened as…

The Bart Cummings Final Field and Barrier Draw

The Bart Cummings Final Field and Barrier Draw

Just ten classy stayers have been confirmed in the final field for this weekend’s Group 3 The Bart Cummings (2520m) at Flemington Racecourse, highlighted by the inclusion of several hopeful 2014 Melbourne Cup contestants. Charging home to finish a credible seventh in the 2013 edition of the Race that Stops a Nation, Ethiopia has been…

Updated Melbourne Cup Order Of Entry – Ibicenco Receives 1kg Penalty

Updated Melbourne Cup Order Of Entry – Ibicenco Receives 1kg Penalty

OTI Racing-owned Ibicenco has received a one kilogram penalty for the 2013 Melbourne Cup after his grinding victory in the Group 3 Geelong Cup (2400m) yesterday. Ibicenco was on the second line of Geelong Cup betting markets but was too strong in the final stages of the race for a brave Verdant; with the leading pair…

Ibicenco Wins 2012 Sandown Cup – Race 3 Results

Ibicenco Wins 2012 Sandown Cup – Race 3 Results

Ibicenco has won the Listed Sandown Cup at Sandown Racecourse today November 17, 2012. The four-year-old won the $150,000 race with ease ahead of Reuben Percival, who finished second, and Unusual Suspect, who passed the post in third. It was the first win for Ibecenco in Australia, who has failed to finish better than fourth…