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Cumani’s Melbourne Cup Castoffs in Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2011 Field

Cumani’s Melbourne Cup Castoffs in Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2011 Field

This Saturday two European stablemates from the stables of Luca Cumani who missed a start in the 2011 Melbourne Cup, gallant great Bauer and former Chilean galloper Sahara Sun, will get a chance to hand their connections a minor consolation prize by winning the $250,000 Group 3 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2600m).

Bauer headlines the 2011 Queen Elizabeth Stakes ...

Lexus Stakes Field 2011 – Melbourne Cup Start for Winner

Lexus Stakes Field 2011 – Melbourne Cup Start for Winner

One of the key support races on the Victoria Derby Day card this Saturday at Flemington is the $250,000 Group 3 The Lexus Stakes (2500m) where a crack field of stayers will face off, many with the hopes of securing the 2011 Melbourne Cup ballot exemption on offer to the winner.

Now is the time to back your favourites for...

Early Melbourne Cup Favourite Profound Beauty Beaten at Curragh

Early Melbourne Cup Favourite Profound Beauty Beaten at Curragh

Premier Irish trainer Dermot Weld’s pre-nomination Melbourne Cup favourite Profound Beauty suffered a slight setback when beaten on Saturday in the Group 3 Curragh Cup (2816m) by Tactic.

The Danehill mare is Weld’s leading contender for this year’s 150th Melbourne Cup at Flemington on the first Tuesday in November, but couldn’t match the John Dunlop-trained Tactic in the Curragh ...