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Punters Fly French Flag for Americain in 2011 Melbourne Cup Odds

Punters Fly French Flag for Americain in 2011 Melbourne Cup Odds

With everyone in the Americain camp claiming the French-trained stayer is looking fitter and happier than they were 12 months ago heading into their first Melbourne Cup, the odds on the defending champ to become a dual Melbourne Cup winner in 2011 are steadily firming.

Americain looks right on track to secure their second Melbourne Cup victory on the ...

Is Weight Too Much for Americain to Bear for Melbourne Cup 2011 Win?

Is Weight Too Much for Americain to Bear for Melbourne Cup 2011 Win?

Over the weekend Americain silenced their critics and put an end to the whispers suggesting they had not travelled back to Australia in winning form with a brilliant victory in the Moonee Valley Gold Cup, but despite Racing Victoria’s chief handicapper Greg Carpenter sticking to his word and not penalising the French galloper for their success, Americain still has one ...

Americain Heads Melbourne Cup 2011 Weights

Americain Heads Melbourne Cup 2011 Weights

Defending champion Americain has been allocated the 58kg top-weight for the 2011 Melbourne Cup, Racing Victoria’s chief handicapper Greg Carpenter announcing the handicaps for the famous Flemington feature at a press conference today.

Defending Melbourne Cup winner Americain is the top-weighted entry for 2011

Alain De Royer Dupre’s reigning Melbourne Cup winner, the French-trained Americain sits at the top ...