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Return 2017 Melbourne Cup Bid for Qewy

Return 2017 Melbourne Cup Bid for Qewy

Last year’s Geelong Cup – Sandown Cup double winning English raider Qewy looks on track for a return trip to Australia this spring for a second shot at the Melbourne Cup in 2017.

Last year’s fourth placegetter Qewy is set for another raid on the 2017 Melbourne Cup field this spring. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

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Thomas Hobson Eyes Melbourne Cup 2017 Bid

Thomas Hobson Eyes Melbourne Cup 2017 Bid

Irish horseman William Mullins is eyeing a 2017 Melbourne Cup bid down under this spring with his veteran stayer Thomas Hobson after the galloper’s Ascot Stakes win in England this week.

Jockey Ryan Moore rode 2017 Melbourne Cup-bound stayer Thomas Hobson to victory at Royal Ascot this week. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

The seven-year-old son of Halling lined-up in the Royal ...

Melbourne Cup 2017 Take Four for Who Shot Thebarman

Melbourne Cup 2017 Take Four for Who Shot Thebarman

Chris Waller’s evergreen veteran stayer Who Shot Thebarman is in the paddock gearing up for a fourth shot at the ‘race that stops a nation’ with the 2017 Melbourne Cup target pending in the spring.

Chris Waller’s consistent two miler Who Shot Thebarman is being prepared for a fourth shot at the Melbourne Cup 2017 this November. Photo: Ultimate ...

2017 Melbourne Cup for Runner-Up Heartbreak City

2017 Melbourne Cup for Runner-Up Heartbreak City

The connections of Tuesday’s devastatingly close runner-up behind Almandin in the ‘race that stops a nation’, Heartbreak City, hope to return for a second shot in the Melbourne Cup 2017.

Hong Kong-based Brazilian jockey Joao Moreira gave 2016 Melbourne Cup runner-up Heartbreak City a gun run in the two mile classic. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

This year’s $6.2 million ...

Melbourne Cup 2016 Exotics Payouts & Results

Melbourne Cup 2016 Exotics Payouts & Results

The official 2016 Melbourne Cup finishing order is now complete with the iconic Flemington Race 7 run and won for another season, the Lloyd Williams-owned Almandin handing the team a fifth win, the full exotic Melbourne Cup payouts and betting results for the ‘race that stops a nation’ listed below.

Geelong Cup winner Qewy rounded out the 2016 Melbourne ...

2016 Melbourne Cup Winner Almandin: Fifth for Williams

2016 Melbourne Cup Winner Almandin: Fifth for Williams

Goliath racehorse owner Lloyd Williams celebrated his fifth ‘Loving Trophy’ with market mover Almandin just heading the brave Irish raider Heartbreak City to win the Melbourne Cup 2016.

2016 Melbourne Cup winner Almandin handed owner Lloyd Williams his fifth win and jockey Kerrin McEvoy his second. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Williams enjoyed previous victories in the ‘race that stops ...

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’.

Hartnell jumps favourite in the 2016 Melbourne Cup field. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

With no scratchings, this year’s $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) ...

2016 Melbourne Cup Jockeys’ Tips: What the Hoops Say

2016 Melbourne Cup Jockeys’ Tips: What the Hoops Say

The Melbourne Cup 2016 start time is nearing and below the Races.com.au team have a look at the last minute word from the Melbourne Cup jockeys to try and uncover some sneaky late mail Melbourne Cup tips.

Jockey James McDonald shoots for his first win in the Melbourne Cup aboard the 2016 favourite Hartnell. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

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Late Mail Melbourne Cup Exacta 2016 Tip

Late Mail Melbourne Cup Exacta 2016 Tip

The form tips and expert selections on Flemington Race 7 are flooding in with the count down on until 3:00pm (AEDT) and below is the Races.com.au late mail 2016 Melbourne Cup Exacta betting tip.

The Races.com.au 2016 Melbourne Cup Exacta Tip has the favourite Hartnell (pictured) crossing second to Big Orange in Flemington Race 7. Photo: Steve Hart.

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2016 Melbourne Cup Trifecta Tip: Flemington Race 7

2016 Melbourne Cup Trifecta Tip: Flemington Race 7

The ‘race that stops a nation’ runs this afternoon as Flemington Race 7 at 3:00pm (AEDT) and below Races.com.au have our exclusive Melbourne Cup Trifecta Tip 2016.

2016 Melbourne Cup market mover Almandin shapes up as a top three chance in Flemington Race 7 this afternoon. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

There are 24 Melbourne Cup horses in the $6.2 ...