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2014 Melbourne Cup Bound Japanese Raiders Arrive

2014 Melbourne Cup Bound Japanese Raiders Arrive

On Saturday the first fleet of international competitors touched down in Victoria ahead of their Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival raids including the Melbourne Cup 2014 bound Japanese duo of Admire Rakti and Bande.

Not since 2010 when Americain (pictured) won the Melbourne Cup have the Japanese been represented in the race. Photo: Taron Clarke.

The dynamite pair eyes a ...

Bande Tuned for Melbourne Cup 2014 Bid

Bande Tuned for Melbourne Cup 2014 Bid

One of the 44 international Caulfield Cup entries this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, connections of in-form Japanese raider Bande have this week confirmed intentions to target the 2041 Melbourne Cup.

The lightly-raced Authorized stallion has had just 12 starts to date, five-year-old Bande having secured an authoritative five length effort on Sunday in the Listed Sapporo Nikkei Open...

Does The Melbourne Cup Barrier Draw Give Tokai Trick A Chance?

Does The Melbourne Cup Barrier Draw Give Tokai Trick A Chance?

While Tokai Trick may not have looked good before the barrier draw on Saturday evening, does his barrier 4 start give him a winning Melbourne Cup chance? Let’s look at his career and the Melbourne Cup barrier statistics.

First of all, Tokai trick has run many of his races at 3000 metre to 3400 metres with wins and places in ...

Melbourne Cup Quinella 2010 Could Pay Well with Internationals

Melbourne Cup Quinella 2010 Could Pay Well with Internationals

Want a top 2010 Melbourne Cup betting tip? The record of international horses finishing in the money in the Melbourne Cup is commanding and makes adding an overseas horse into your 2010 Melbourne Cup Quinella an excellent bet for tomorrow.

This year there are nine northern-hemisphere-trained runners among the 24-horse Melbourne Cup field, all of which are at generous double ...

So You Think Firms Further in Melbourne Cup Odds 2010

So You Think Firms Further in Melbourne Cup Odds 2010

Despite being the shortest-priced favourite to head into the Melbourne Cup in recent years, the punters are continuing to take the odds on So You Think to win the 2010 Melbourne Cup at Flemington tomorrow.

The consistent Cummings-trained champ has firmed into $3.10 at Luxbet in the past few hours after being at $3.20 this morning in the Melbourne Cup ...

International Horses in 2010 Melbourne Cup Field

International Horses in 2010 Melbourne Cup Field

Nine international horses trained outside of Australia and New Zealand will take to the Flemington track for Race 7 tomorrow as part of the 24-horse 2010 Melbourne Cup field.

The record number of overseas raiders looking to win the 150th Melbourne Cup means there is a strong chance the most famous Australian horse race and the ‘Loving Trophy’ will ...

Can Tokai Trick Win The Melbourne Cup?

Can Tokai Trick Win The Melbourne Cup?

Japanese hopeful Tokai Trick was clearly sent here for a Melbourne Cup run, though his trainers clearly did not strategise all that well by choosing the Caulfield Cup as his initial run. Neverthless it is worth asking: can Tokai Trick win the Melbourne Cup? We will start with the points in his favour.

Tokai Trick has an enormous amount of ...

International Horses in the 2010 Melbourne Cup Field

International Horses in the 2010 Melbourne Cup Field

This year, like the last 15 years or so, it is fashionable to attract international runners to the Melbourne Cup seemingly at the expense of some good local candidates. In the past they have had some success but how does this year’s lot shape up.

In our view the 2010 Melbourne Cup field is the best field assembled for the ...

2010 Melbourne Cup Barrier Draw & Final Field

2010 Melbourne Cup Barrier Draw & Final Field

The 2010 Melbourne Cup Barrier Draw took place at Flemington Racecourse today following the Derby Day action, with the 24-horse Melbourne Cup field lead by hot favourite So You Think drawn ideally in barrier three.

The other winners in the Melbourne Cup draw were Caulfield Cup winner Descarado on the rails with barrier one and 2008 Melbourne Cup runner Bauer...

2010 Melbourne Cup Weights

2010 Melbourne Cup Weights

The 2010 Melbourne Cup weights were first released by Racing Victoria at the start of September, however since the original handicaps there have been a number of weight changes and penalties.

There are now just 47 horses still in contention for the $6 million Melbourne Cup (3200m), with that number set to be cut to the final 24-horse field plus ...