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2013 Christmas Cup – Nominations Announced

2013 Christmas Cup – Nominations Announced

The Listed Christmas Cup will take place at Kensington Racecourse this Saturday December 14, 2013, and 10 horses have been nominated for the race. Included in the 2013 Christmas Cup is Maluckyday, who will be searching for his first win since 2010. Maluckyday has not claimed victory since he saluted in the Group 3 The…

2011 Melbourne Cup Features In-Form Mourayan

2011 Melbourne Cup Features In-Form Mourayan

Irish stayer Mourayan is in the form of his life ahead of the $6 million Melbourne Cup this Tuesday November 1, 2011. Mourayan, who was transferred from Ireland to Australia at the end of 2009, finished second to Glass Harmonium in the Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes last start. The Alhaarth entire has finished inside the…

Victoria Derby Day 2011 Results – Flemington Winners & Wrap-Up

Victoria Derby Day 2011 Results – Flemington Winners & Wrap-Up

Flemington Racecourse was host to the opening Melbourne Cup Carnival meeting 2011 Victoria Derby Day on Saturday October 29, and below you will find the complete Flemington race results including the winning Derby Day first fours, margins, times and a quick review on the nine quality events that took place. The day started well for…

Melbourne Cup Start for 2011 Lexus Stakes Winner Niwot

Melbourne Cup Start for 2011 Lexus Stakes Winner Niwot

The second Victoria Derby Day race, and the first of two offering the winner a Melbourne Cup 2011 ballot exemption, has been run and won at Flemington with the Hawkes-trained warhorse Niwot claiming an authoritative victory $250,000 Group 3 The Lexus Stakes (2500m). The game old Galileo seven-year-old put in a genuine Melbourne Cup trial…

2011 Victoria Derby Day Scratchings & Flemington Track Report

2011 Victoria Derby Day Scratchings & Flemington Track Report

Today Flemington Racecourse is gearing up for the inaugural Melbourne Cup Carnival meeting – Victoria Derby Day 2011 – and below Races.com.au has the latest track report, conditions and current scratchings for the bumper nine-race program. Flemington Track Report Weather: Showers Track Condition: Dead (5) Penetrometer: 4.86 Rail: True Position Entire Circuit Previous Rail: Rail…

The Lexus Stakes 2011 Form Guide & Tips – Tullamore Scratched

The Lexus Stakes 2011 Form Guide & Tips – Tullamore Scratched

Following the scratching of Melbourne Cup-bound Tullamore from Saturday’s 2011 The Lexus Stakes field, the Races.com.au team take a look at the updated odds, form guide and betting history, also providing our insider tips for the Victoria Derby Day feature. The second of 10 races running at Flemington on Saturday, the $250,000 Group 3 The…

Melbourne Cup 2011 Field Update – Sahara Sun & Linton Withdraw

Melbourne Cup 2011 Field Update – Sahara Sun & Linton Withdraw

With the countdown on for the 2011 Melbourne Cup at Flemington next Tuesday, the final field is beginning to take shape with the official withdrawal of two horses inside the top 24 on the order of entry – the Luca Cumani-trained Sahara Sun and the Lloyd Williams-owned Linton. Chilean Derby runner-up Sahara Sun was 24th…

Lexus Stakes 2011 Odds – Green Moon Tipped to Continue Williams’ Winning Spring

Lexus Stakes 2011 Odds – Green Moon Tipped to Continue Williams’ Winning Spring

Having taken out the Bendigo Cup quinella with Tanby and At First Sight on Wednesday, the bookies are getting on the Lloyd Williams’ bandwagon and have installed his fellow 2011 Melbourne Cup hope Green Moon as the clear favourite for this Saturday’s $250,000 Group 3 The Lexus Stakes (2500m) at Flemington. Due to jump at…

Tanby Gets 1kg Penalty – Latest 2011 Melbourne Cup Field, Ballot & Weights

Tanby Gets 1kg Penalty – Latest 2011 Melbourne Cup Field, Ballot & Weights

Prolific racehorse owner Lloyd Williams is sweating on the results of this Saturday’s Victoria Derby Day to see if the 1kg weight penalty handed down to his Bendigo Cup winner Tanby is enough to get them into next Tuesday’s 2011 Melbourne Cup field. Getting the better of their more fancied stablemate, the fellow Melbourne Cup-bound…

Victoria Derby Day 2011 Fields, Favourites & Race Day Preview

Victoria Derby Day 2011 Fields, Favourites & Race Day Preview

It’s Melbourne Cup Carnival time and as is tradition the elite racing action kicks off at Flemington Racecourse with an outstanding nine-race Victoria Derby Day program this Saturday – the fields, favourites and previews for which are detailed below. There is no shortage of superstars set to strut their stuff for Victoria Derby Day 2011,…