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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…

Ben Allen Rides Thomas Hobson in Melbourne Cup Field 2017

Ben Allen Rides Thomas Hobson in Melbourne Cup Field 2017

Ben Allen has been confirmed to ride the William Mullins-trained international Thomas Hobson in the 2017 Melbourne Cup field this afternoon replacing the injured Joao Moreira. Moreira came off his ride in the fourth, Regal Monarch, in a nasty early race fall at Flemington on Melbourne Cup Day. Cleared of serious injury and walking away…

2017 Melbourne Cup Update: Joao Moreira Off Thomas Hobson

2017 Melbourne Cup Update: Joao Moreira Off Thomas Hobson

UPDATE: BEN ALLEN CONFIRMED TO RIDE THOMAS HOBSON IN 2017 MELBOURNE CUP FIELD AT 3:00PM (AEDT) A replacement Melbourne Cup 2017 jockey is needed for the William Mullins-trained Irish raider Thomas Hobson in the famous Flemington Race 7 after the ‘Magic Man’ Joao Moreira was ruled out following a nasty fall in the fourth. The…

Melbourne Cup 2017 Tips: Max Dynamite Flying

Melbourne Cup 2017 Tips: Max Dynamite Flying

Rival owner Nick Williams has described 2015 runner-up Max Dynamite as “flying” ahead of the raider’s second shot at the ‘Race That Stops A Nation’ and has the stayer inside his top 2017 Melbourne Cup tips despite Macedon Lodge presenting a six-horse contingent of their own. The Williams’ clan, led by prolific businessman Lloyd Williams,…

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…

2017 Melbourne Cup Horses: Jon Snow in Danger

2017 Melbourne Cup Horses: Jon Snow in Danger

Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman are in danger of losing their Melbourne Cup 2017 contender Jon Snow with the Kiwi galloper showing signs of lameness ahead of next Tuesday’s ‘Race That Stops A Nation’. The fitness of the four-year-old Iffraaj entire has come under fire following the final Melbourne Cup horse examinations by Racing Victoria…

Melbourne Cup Next for Lexus Stakes Winner Cismontane

Melbourne Cup Next for Lexus Stakes Winner Cismontane

Australia’s leading lady of racing Gai Waterhouse is into the 2017 Melbourne Cup field with a chance to secure her second Loving Trophy after the gutsy Lexus Stakes win and subsequent ballot exemption for Cismontane. The in-form High Chaparral five-year-old likely ended the Group 1 $6.25 million Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) dream for the William…

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…

2017 Melbourne Cup: Dettori Replaces Oliver on Almandin

2017 Melbourne Cup: Dettori Replaces Oliver on Almandin

Headline Italian jockey Frankie Dettori has secured the Melbourne Cup 2017 mount on the Lloyd Williams-owned favourite Almandin after Damien Oliver lost his appeal for the 20-meeting Cox Plate suspension. Oliver will be absent from the entire Melbourne Cup Carnival, missing the prized ride on defending champion Almandin in Tuesday week’s Group 1 $6.25 million…