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2014 Zipping Classic Day Scratchings & Track Report

2014 Zipping Classic Day Scratchings & Track Report

Zipping Classic Day is set to host an impressive list of nine black type events at Sandown Racecourse today, highlighted by both the Group 2 Zipping Classic (2400m) and Group 2 Sandown Guineas (1600m) for three-year-olds. Without doubt the biggest day at Sandown Racecourse each year, 2014 Sandown Guineas Day will kick off with the…

Shoreham Leads 2014 Sandown Cup Final Field

Shoreham Leads 2014 Sandown Cup Final Field

The Listed Sandown Cup (3200m) is one of nine black-type races running at Sandown Racecourse this Saturday as part of Zipping Classic Day, the final instalment of the 2014 spring racing carnival. Despite being a listed race, the 2014 Sandown Cup has attracted a classy field of 12 stayers due to its large $150,000 prize…

Shoreham Set for 2014 Sandown Cup Turnaround

Shoreham Set for 2014 Sandown Cup Turnaround

Flemington horseman Saab Hasan is confident his stayer Shoreham can enjoy a form turnaround when backing up from a luckless Melbourne Cup campaign in Saturday’s Sandown Cup 2014. The Reset five-year-old was nominated for a run in the world’s richest handicap but failed to make the capacity 24 horse Melbourne Cup field after a number…

2014 Sandown Cup Nominations Released

2014 Sandown Cup Nominations Released

The Listed Sandown Cup (3200m) may not be a Group race but that hasn’t stopped the race from attracting a talented field of classy stayers. The Cup is one of nine black-type races taking part at Sandown Racecourse this Saturday, the final leg of the 2014 spring carnival. With its attractive prize-pool and two mile…

Could Unchain My Heart Cause 2014 Melbourne Cup Upset?

Could Unchain My Heart Cause 2014 Melbourne Cup Upset?

Many of you would answer no to the question posed above, but crazier things have happened. Unchain My Heart earned her spot on the 2014 Melbourne Cup field late in the game after The Offer was scratched from the race. The eight-year-old mare is a roughie to win the Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m)…

2014 Melbourne Cup Odds Post-Field: Signoff Firms

2014 Melbourne Cup Odds Post-Field: Signoff Firms

Following the release of the official Melbourne Cup 2014 field this afternoon, today’s Lexus Stakes winner Signoff has been the best backed horse to win the race that stops a nation. The 24-horse field and markets for this year’s $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m), running as Flemington Race 7 at 3:00pm next…

Melbourne Cup Dream over for Lord Van Percy

Melbourne Cup Dream over for Lord Van Percy

Adding to the woes of British trainer Andrew Balding this week the 2014 Melbourne Cup dream is over for his Ebor Handicap runner-up Lord Van Percy who has been scratched from today’s Lexus Stakes. On Thursday Balding found his reigning Mackinnon Stakes winner Side Glance to be lame and had to withdraw the galloper from…

2014 Melbourne Cup Field Confirmed this Afternoon

2014 Melbourne Cup Field Confirmed this Afternoon

After the racing action of today’s Victoria Derby Day finishes up the official Melbourne Cup 2014 field will be released followed by the all-important barrier draw live from Flemington Racecourse. This year’s edition of the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) will run back at the track this coming Tuesday, November 4, featuring…

Green Moon Out of Melbourne Cup 2014 – Araldo Gains Start

Green Moon Out of Melbourne Cup 2014 – Araldo Gains Start

A cracked hoof has ruled 2012 Melbourne Cup winner Green Moon out of another shot at the ‘race that stops a nation’ next Tuesday, which paves the way for Araldo to run regardless of the Lexus Stakes results this afternoon. The Robert Hickmott-trained Green Moon was one of four current entries for the $6.2 million…

Likely Melbourne Cup Field 2014

Likely Melbourne Cup Field 2014

Next Tuesday the 2014 Melbourne Cup field will line-up in Flemington Race 7 at 3:00pm (AEDT) and below we take a look at the likely 24 horses facing off in this year’s edition of the ‘race that stops a nation’. There are still officially 38 stayers in the mix for the $6.2 million Group 1…