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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…

Williams Confident with Bondi Beach in 2015 Melbourne Cup

Williams Confident with Bondi Beach in 2015 Melbourne Cup

Four-time Melbourne Cup winning owner Lloyd Williams has a trio of hopefuls lining up as he chases his fifth ‘Loving Trophy’ in the 2015 edition of Flemington’s famous two mile showdown and it could be the lightly-raced Bondi Beach who is his best chance. Williams is the race’s equal most successful owner with four previous…

Amralah Out of Melbourne Cup Field 2015

Amralah Out of Melbourne Cup Field 2015

Connections of Herbert Power Stakes winner Amralah are facing the loss of a genuine 2015 Melbourne Cup contender for next Tuesday’s ‘race that stops a nation’ after the horse was ruled out of the two mile classic. The Team Williams-owned, Robert Hickmott-trained Teofilo stallion was sitting 19th on the Melbourne Cup order of entry and…

Two Word Mackinnon Stakes 2015 Form Guide

Two Word Mackinnon Stakes 2015 Form Guide

Flemington Racecourse comes to life this Saturday, October 31, for the Melbourne Cup Carnival’s opening meeting and one of the four Group 1 Victoria Derby Day features is the 2015 Mackinnon Stakes – the Races.com.au’s popular two-word form guide on the weight-for-age classic found below. Set to jump as Flemington Race 6 at 3:05pm (AEST),…