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Almandin included in 2017 Zipping Classic nominations

Almandin included in 2017 Zipping Classic nominations

2016 Melbourne Cup winner Almandin has been included in the nominations for the Group 2 $300,000 Zipping Classic (2400m) at Ladbrokes Park Hillside at Sandown on Saturday. The Robert Hickmott trained Almandin had no luck this year in the Group 1 $6.25m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on November 7 when twelfth to the…

2017 Melbourne Cup betting: Almandin’s odds drift

2017 Melbourne Cup betting: Almandin’s odds drift

The 2017 Melbourne Cup betting has opened up considerably overnight with the defending champion Almandin’s odds drifting out to $8. Almandin was installed the $6.50 favourite when the final field for Tuesday’s Group 1 $6.25m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington was released on Saturday afternoon. The Lloyd Williams owned, Robert Hickmott trained Almandin is…

Amelie’s Star qualifies for Melbourne Cup with win in The Bart Cummings

Amelie’s Star qualifies for Melbourne Cup with win in The Bart Cummings

Spring Carnival staying prospect Amelie’s Star earned herself a spot in the 2017 Melbourne Cup with her impressive win in the Group 3 $300,000 The Bart Cummings (2500m) at Flemington today. The winner of The Bart Cummings is exempt from the ballot for the Group 1 $6.25m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington and Amelie’s…

Full Turnbull Stakes Day 2017 Results: Winx Wins 14th Group 1

Full Turnbull Stakes Day 2017 Results: Winx Wins 14th Group 1

It is all about Winx racing at Flemington Racecourse for the first time in Melbourne today and below the Races.com.au team will be updating the full 2017 Turnbull Stakes Day results across the afternoon. The Turnbull Stakes Day card is a nine-race affair headlined by Flemington Race 5 at 3:50pm (AEDT) when the Chris Waller-trained…

The Bart Cummings 2017 Betting & Early Melbourne Cup Tips

The Bart Cummings 2017 Betting & Early Melbourne Cup Tips

An early guide to Melbourne Cup betting takes place at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday with a host of smart stayers doing battle in the 2017 The Bart Cummings, tips and the updated odds for which are detailed below. Set to run as Flemington Race 7, the same as the world-esteemed two mile classic on the…

Melbourne Cup Horses Head 2017 The Bart Cummings Field & Odds

Melbourne Cup Horses Head 2017 The Bart Cummings Field & Odds

A line-up of potential Melbourne Cup horses led by the defending champion in the ‘race that stops a nation’, Almandin, face off at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday in The Bart Cummings 2017 field. A key support act on the Turnbull Stakes Day card that features the latest run from heroic mare Winx, this year’s Group…

Pentathlon Kicks off Melbourne Cup 2017 Bid

Pentathlon Kicks off Melbourne Cup 2017 Bid

Kiwi trainer John Wheeler has confirmed the 2017 Melbourne Cup as the long-term spring goal for his proven stayer Pentathlon who kicks things off at Flemington in the Group 3 $300,000 The Bart Cummings (2500m) on Saturday. Flemington Racecourse will come to life for Turnbull Stakes Day thanks to the appearance of champion mare Winx…

2016 Melbourne Cup Betting Update

2016 Melbourne Cup Betting Update

Hartnell remains on top of 2016 Melbourne Cup betting markets after he finished second behind Winx in the Cox Plate at Moonee Valley this afternoon. Hartnell was no match for Winx in the final stages of the Cox Plate – she almost effortlessly put eight lengths on her rivals to record the most dominant Cox…

Melbourne Cup Entry For The Bart Cummings Winner Almandin

Melbourne Cup Entry For The Bart Cummings Winner Almandin

Almandin stamped himself as a genuine Melbourne Cup contender with a dominant staying performance in The Bart Cummings at Flemington this afternoon. Almandin went into The Bart Cummings as a clear favourite following his victory in the Harry White Classic last weekend and there were no issues for punters as the imported stayer cruised to…

2016 The Bart Cummings Betting Tips & Odds Update

2016 The Bart Cummings Betting Tips & Odds Update

Sunday at Flemington Racecourse the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival action continues with Turnbull Stakes Day featuring a host of Group races including The Bart Cummings 2016 – betting tips and the latest odds for the staying showdown detailed below. Due to jump at 2:35pm (AEDT) as Flemington Race 5 on the bumper nine-race card, this…