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Winx Double Possible for Cox Plate 2017 Raider Riven Light

Winx Double Possible for Cox Plate 2017 Raider Riven Light

Irish raider Riven Light could attempt to repeat the double achieved by super mare Winx last spring with trainer William Mullins looking at the Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes as a possible lead-up into the Ladbrokes Cox Plate 2017 for the visitor. Last Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival Chris Waller’s champion daughter of Street Cry successfully defended her…

2017 Sydney Cup Weights & Ballot Led By Almandin

2017 Sydney Cup Weights & Ballot Led By Almandin

The reigning Melbourne Cup winning German import Almandin has been allocated the 58kg top weight for the Sydney Cup 2017 this autumn racing carnival. Handicaps for both the $3 million Group 1 Doncaster Mile (1600m) on April 1 and the $2 million Group 1 Schweppes Sydney Cup (3200m) on April 8 were released by Racing…

Japanese Feature in 2017 Sydney Cup Nominations

Japanese Feature in 2017 Sydney Cup Nominations

The Sydney Cup 2017 nominations for the April 8 classic during this season’s The Championships are now out and the Japanese raiders are out in force. Early entries for the 10 Royal Randwick feature races held on April 1 and 8 for The Championships this autumn closed on Monday including those for the $2 million…

Melbourne Cup 2016 Odds: Final Betting Update

Melbourne Cup 2016 Odds: Final Betting Update

The 2016 Melbourne Cup is next to jump at Flemington Racecourse today and below we take a look at the latest Melbourne Cup odds and betting update for the ‘race that stops a nation’. With no scratchings, this year’s $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) is set to run with a capacity 24…

Two Word Melbourne Cup 2016 Form Guide

Two Word Melbourne Cup 2016 Form Guide

The world’s richest handicap race and the headline event run down under annually runs on Tuesday at Flemington Racecourse – the Races.com.au team’s exclusive 2016 Melbourne Cup Form Guide in two words found right here. Due to jump as Flemington Race 7 at 3:00pm (AEDT) – this year’s $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup…

Early 2016 Melbourne Cup Tips

Early 2016 Melbourne Cup Tips

Macedon Lodge runner Bondi Beach is on top of early 2016 Melbourne Cup tips, following the completion of the final field and barrier draw for the feature race on Tuesday, this evening. Twenty-four of the world’s best stayers will line up at Flemington Racecourse at 3pm local time on Tuesday for the Melbourne Cup 2016;…

2016 Melbourne Cup Barrier Draw Completed

2016 Melbourne Cup Barrier Draw Completed

The 2016 Melbourne Cup barrier draw has been completed and released; confirming alleys for all twenty-four stayers confirmed in the final field for the world’s richest two-mile race. Race favourite Hartnell’s incredible run of form culminated in second in the Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) last weekend and has been allocated the central Melbourne Cup…

2016 Melbourne Cup Field Confirmed

2016 Melbourne Cup Field Confirmed

A talented and capacity list of twenty-four stayers has been confirmed to descend on Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday, following the official release of the 2016 Melbourne Cup field this afternoon. Godolphin runner Hartnell has returned to racing in career-best form this season and remains a clear favourite to post his best ever result this week…

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…

2016 Melbourne Cup First Acceptances Feature 52 Stayers

2016 Melbourne Cup First Acceptances Feature 52 Stayers

Fifty-two stayers remain in Melbourne Cup 2016 contention after Racing Victoria (RV) closed first acceptances for the ‘race that stops’ a nation on Tuesday including 12 internationals. Run on Tuesday November 1 as Flemington Race 7, this year’s $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) was one of the key Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival…