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Lloyd and Bart disagree – 2011 Melbourne Cup

Lloyd and Bart disagree – 2011 Melbourne Cup

31 Oct, 2011

While Cups King Bart Cummings believes Americain is the horse to beat in tomorrow’s 2011 $6m Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) while big owner Lloyd Williams said he will struggle.

While Cummings has trained a record 12 Cup winners, Williams has owned three with both men a chance to add to their tallies with two …

Melbourne Cup Nomination Numbers Fall Short Of Expectations

Melbourne Cup Nomination Numbers Fall Short Of Expectations

1 Sep, 2011

There has been a smaller than expected number of nominations for this year’s Melbourne Cup at Flemington this November.

Just 163 horses have accepted for the first round of nominations, which is a far cry from last year’s 253.

As expected jumps champion Black And Bent features in the Melbourne Cup nominations after winning all …