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Niwot 2011 Melbourne Cup betting shortener

Niwot 2011 Melbourne Cup betting shortener

31 Oct, 2011

Niwot has been backed from $101 to $10 with most bookmakers to win the 2011 Group 1 $6m Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington tomorrow.

The Hawkes team trained galloper was bet around Australia today tightening up from $13 to $10 with most organisations.

Before he qualified in the Melbourne Cup by winning Saturday’s Lexus Stakes …

Melbourne Cup barrier draw makes little difference to betting

Melbourne Cup barrier draw makes little difference to betting

29 Oct, 2011

Americain has drawn barrier 15 for the Melbourne Cup

Owner Kevin Bamford couldn’t quite work out if Tuesday’s Group 1 $6m Melbourne Cup (3200m) favourite Americain had drawn well or not after the official ceremony was held this evening.

Amercian drew barrier 15, four barriers wider than when he won the Melbourne Cup in 2010.…

Niwot gets no penalty for Melbourne Cup

Niwot gets no penalty for Melbourne Cup

29 Oct, 2011

Racing Victoria’s chief handicapper Greg Carpenter has not penalised Niwot for the  Melbourne Cup after his easy win in today’s Group 3 Lexus Stakes (2500m) at Flemington.

Niwot leapt from 34th in the order of entry to a certain Melbourne Cup runner with his three-length win.

Carpenter said Niwot was “very impressive” but “as a …

Tullamore out of the Lexus Stakes

Tullamore out of the Lexus Stakes

28 Oct, 2011

Tullamore will not run in the Mackinnon Stakes

The Gai Waterhouse trained Tullamore has been scratched from tomorrow’s $251,000 Group 3 Lexus Stakes(2500m) at Flemington.

The Caulfield Cup placegetter is being kept for Tuesday’s $6m Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) with the stable satisfied that he will gain a start.

Tullamore is officially 25th

Bauer worry for O’Donnell

Bauer worry for O’Donnell

25 Oct, 2011

Bauer might not make the Melbourne Cup field

Part owner Simon O’Donnell is fearing Bauer, his best chance in next Tuesday’s $6million Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) may miss the cut.

The 2008 Melbourne Cup runner-up is 29th in this year’s order of entry, five positions away from obtaining a Cup run.

The nine-year-old …