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2017 Melbourne Cup Results: History is Rewritten with Rekindling

2017 Melbourne Cup Results: History is Rewritten with Rekindling

Every season the Melbourne Cup results produce a unique racing tale to go down in the history books and on Tuesday the 2017 edition of the ‘Race That Stops A Nation’ won by the Joseph O’Brien-trained Irish raider Rekindling was no different. O’Brien is a 24-year-old former Irish jockey who became the youngster ever horseman…

2017 Melbourne Cup History: Dettori Can End Drought

2017 Melbourne Cup History: Dettori Can End Drought

The Melbourne Cup and Frankie Dettori have had a love-hate relationship over the years, but the leading hoop believes he may never have a better chance to win ‘the race that stops a nation’ than when he rides Almandin at Flemington tomorrow. Dettori arrived in Melbourne this morning and he will be having his 15th…

2017 Melbourne Cup Tips: Hoodoos & History

2017 Melbourne Cup Tips: Hoodoos & History

One of the country’s oldest races, the history on the ‘Race That Stops A Nation’ gives punters plenty of hoodoos and trends to consider when doing the Melbourne Cup 2017 tips for Tuesday. The famous Flemington Race 7 jumps at 3:00pm (AEDT) on the first Tuesday of November each spring and there are currently 23…

Melbourne Cup Betting 2017: Rekindling Market Mover

Melbourne Cup Betting 2017: Rekindling Market Mover

One of the Irish raiders in the field, Rekindling is the early 2017 Melbourne Cup betting market mover with money coming for the entire to break the first-up hoodoo for visitors. Not since the internationals first arrived on the Melbourne Cup winners’ list with the Dermot Weld-trained Vintage Crop ($15 in 1993) has another Northern…

2017 Melbourne Cup Tips: Moody With Marmelo

2017 Melbourne Cup Tips: Moody With Marmelo

Peter Moody has compiled his 2017 Melbourne Cup tips and the retired champion trainer has sided with Marmelo in ‘the race that stops a nation’ at Flemington on Tuesday. Marmelo went to the top of the 2017 Melbourne Cup betting market with following his fast-finishing effort in the Caulfield Cup and Moody believes that the…

2017 Melbourne Cup Odds: Almandin Favourite

2017 Melbourne Cup Odds: Almandin Favourite

Almandin is currently available at 2017 Melbourne Cup odds of $6.50 and is a narrow favourite in betting for the Group 1 event at Flemington on Tuesday. The defending Melbourne Cup winner has been on top of Melbourne Cup betting markets since his outstanding victory in the JRA Trophy and punters have been quick to…

2017 Melbourne Cup Field Confirmed: 24 Melbourne Cup Horses Announced

2017 Melbourne Cup Field Confirmed: 24 Melbourne Cup Horses Announced

The 24 Melbourne Cup horses lining up in the official 2017 Melbourne Cup Final Field has been announced by Racing Victoria ahead of the two-mile classic next Tuesday, November 7, at Flemington Racecourse. As expected prolific owner Lloyd Williams has six chances to add a sixth ‘Loving Trophy’ to the cabinet including the defending winner…

Updated Melbourne Cup 2017 Field: Jon Snow Ruled Out

Updated Melbourne Cup 2017 Field: Jon Snow Ruled Out

Jon Snow has officially been ruled out of the 2017 Melbourne Cup Field and will not take to the track in the famous Flemington Race 7 next Tuesday. The Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman-trained ATC Derby winner was found to be two out of five lame in his near-side foreleg and is not permitted to…

Likely Melbourne Cup 2017 Field: Abbey Marie Out

Likely Melbourne Cup 2017 Field: Abbey Marie Out

  Abbey Marie is the latest confirmed non-acceptor for the 2017 Melbourne Cup field bringing the William Mullins-trained Thomas Hobson one step closer to a start in the two mile classic next Tuesday. The updated order of entry for the Group 1 $6.25 million Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) has Irish raider Thomas Hobson in the…

Predicted 2017 Melbourne Cup Field: Moreira in Danger

Predicted 2017 Melbourne Cup Field: Moreira in Danger

Update: Qewy has been ruled out of the 2017 Melbourne Cup Field.  Brazilian hoop Joao Moreira is in danger of missing out on a ride in the Melbourne Cup 2017 field with his mount Thomas Hobson right on the cusp of a start in the ‘Race That Stops A Nation’. Punters are eagerly tracking the…