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Almandin Is The Melbourne Cup 2017 Winner: Williams’ Ideal Result

Almandin Is The Melbourne Cup 2017 Winner: Williams’ Ideal Result

The Team Williams ownership group saddle-up six chances in the ‘Race That Stops a Nation’ on Tuesday and Nick Williams said their ideal 2017 Melbourne Cup result would be a win by the reigning champion Almandin. Last spring Almandin backed-up from a Group 3 The Bart Cummings (2500m) win at Flemington, returning to the track…

Melbourne Cup 2017 Form: Distance No Issue for Johannes Vermeer

Melbourne Cup 2017 Form: Distance No Issue for Johannes Vermeer

Some Melbourne Cup 2017 form experts are raising queries about the 3200m ability of Johannes Vermeer but part-owner Nick Williams said the Irish raider would run out the two miles no worries. There are 11 Northern hemisphere-trained stayers making the raid on Tuesday’s Group 1 $6.25 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) due to…

2017 Melbourne Cup Field: Seven For Williams Sixth Loving Trophy?

2017 Melbourne Cup Field: Seven For Williams Sixth Loving Trophy?

Goliath owner Lloyd Williams could have as many as seven starters in the Melbourne Cup 2017 field as he chases an incredible sixth win in the ‘Race That Stops A Nation’. Williams secured his fifth Group 1 $6.25 million Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) success last spring with Almandin ridden to victory by Kerrin McEvoy. His…

2016 Melbourne Cup Winner Almandin: Fifth for Williams

2016 Melbourne Cup Winner Almandin: Fifth for Williams

Goliath racehorse owner Lloyd Williams celebrated his fifth ‘Loving Trophy’ with market mover Almandin just heading the brave Irish raider Heartbreak City to win the Melbourne Cup 2016. Williams enjoyed previous victories in the ‘race that stops a nation’ with: Just A Dash (1981), What A Nuisance (1985), Efficient (2007) and Green Moon (2012) before…

Latest Melbourne Cup Odds 2016: Almandin Firms

Latest Melbourne Cup Odds 2016: Almandin Firms

Almandin is one of the early Cup Day market movers in the ‘race that stops a nation’ firming in the 2016 Melbourne Cup odds to hand owner Lloyd Williams a fifth ‘Loving Trophy’. Williams’ most recent Melbourne Cup winner was Green Moon (2012), the prolific owner now chasing another victory with four horses in this…

Spring Options Open for Bendigo Cup Winner Francis Of Assisi

Spring Options Open for Bendigo Cup Winner Francis Of Assisi

The international Godolphin operation continued their dominance in the Victorian cup races this spring with the Charlie Appleby-trained Francis Of Assisi enjoying a stylish 2016 Bendigo Cup win on Wednesday. A week ago the team ran first and third in the Geelong Cup trifecta with Qewy and Oceanographer respectively, the winner heading towards a run…

2016 Cantala Stakes Field & Odds: The United States Favourite

2016 Cantala Stakes Field & Odds: The United States Favourite

Last weekend’s Crystal Mile winner The United States is early favourite in the Cantala Stakes 2016 odds after the release of the final field of milers set to face off in the VRC Derby Day clash this weekend. Formerly run as the Emirates Stakes a week later and briefly known as the Longines Mile, this…

2016 Bendigo Cup Betting: Our Century Clear Favourite

2016 Bendigo Cup Betting: Our Century Clear Favourite

Last start Caulfield winning stayer Our Century is hot favourite in Bendigo Cup 2016 betting to score another mile and a half victory in Wednesday’s lucrative Victorian feature. Due to run as Race 8 at 4:00pm (AEDT), this year’s $300,000 Group 3 Jayco Bendigo Cup (2400m) features a final field of just nine hopefuls. Four…

2016 Crystal Mile Winner The United States onto Emirates Stakes

2016 Crystal Mile Winner The United States onto Emirates Stakes

Class prevailed in the Crystal Mile 2016 results on Cox Plate Day at Moonee Valley with the winner The United States returning to form and booking a run in the new-look Emirates Stakes during the Melbourne Cup Carnival. The Robert Hickmott-trained, Team Williams-owned import was second-up in the $200,000 Group 2 Schweppes Crystal Mile (1600m)…

More Mature Bondi Beach Ready for Melbourne Cup 2016

More Mature Bondi Beach Ready for Melbourne Cup 2016

A more mature Aidan O’Brien-trained Bondi Beach is warming up at Werribee and gearing up for a shot at the 2016 Melbourne Cup, the international out to atone for his unplaced run in the two mile classic last spring. Twelve months ago the son of Galileo travelled down under and took on a full field…