News About: 2014 Melbourne Cup

Signoff Looking to Have Light Autumn Campaign

Signoff Looking to Have Light Autumn Campaign

22 Dec, 2014

The Darren Weir-trained Signoff will have a very light autumn campaign next year, making only a few “cameo” appearances in a bid to be fighting fit for the spring where the four-year-old gelding will aim to win the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m), which he finished a commendable fourth in this year.…

Moreira Thrilled with Signoff’s 2014 Melbourne Cup Performance

Moreira Thrilled with Signoff’s 2014 Melbourne Cup Performance

5 Nov, 2014

Leading Hong Kong-based jockey Joao Moreira has been a standout performer over his ‘hit-and-run’ tilts at Australian feature races through the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival, and was thrilled with the performance of Lexus Stakes winner Signoff for fourth in yesterday’s Melbourne Cup.

Jockey Joao Moreira was pleased with Signoff’s performance for fourth in the 2014 …

Who Shot Thebarman to Improve in 2015

Who Shot Thebarman to Improve in 2015

5 Nov, 2014

Charging home to secure a particularly impressive third in yesterday’s Melbourne Cup 2014, trainer Chris Waller is confident of an even greater Who Shot Thebarman through the 2015 Australian racing calendar than that witnessed over the Spring Racing Carnival.

Who Shot Thebarman ran a gallant third in yesterday’s 2014 Melbourne Cup. Photo: Race Horse Photos …

Bin Suroor Pleased with Willing Foe

Bin Suroor Pleased with Willing Foe

5 Nov, 2014

Forced to withdraw leading contender Cavalryman at the eleventh hour when shown to be harbouring heat in a foreleg, Godolphin trainer Saeed bin Suroor was thrilled with classy stayer Willing Foe’s performance for fifth in Tuesday’s 2014 Melbourne Cup.

James McDonald partnered Willing Foe in the 2014 Melbourne Cup. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

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Brave Red Cadeaux Second Again in 2014 Melbourne Cup

Brave Red Cadeaux Second Again in 2014 Melbourne Cup

4 Nov, 2014

Making history when becoming the first northern hemisphere runner to contest the Race That Stops a Nation four times, talented globetrotter Red Cadeaux has once again laid a great account for himself at Flemington Racecourse this afternoon in finishing a brave second in the 2014 Melbourne Cup for the third time.

Red Cadeaux has finished …

Gatewood Primed for Melbourne Cup 2014 Success

Gatewood Primed for Melbourne Cup 2014 Success

4 Nov, 2014

One of four OTI Racing chances confirmed for this afternoon’s feature at Flemington, Melbourne Cup betting suggests Gatewood offers Terry Henderson and Simon O’Donnell their best chance of success in the Race That Stops a Nation.

Gatewood offers OTI Racing arguably their best chance of a positive 2014 Melbourne Cup result. Photo: Race Horse Photos …

Melbourne Cup Betting Abandons Mr O’Ceirin

Melbourne Cup Betting Abandons Mr O’Ceirin

4 Nov, 2014

Yet to find peak condition in the lead-up to the country’s headline race this afternoon, punters have completely abandoned Mr O’Ceirin in Melbourne Cup betting markets; seeing seven-year-old figure as the field’s rank outsider at a quote of $201 for success.

Mr O’Ceirin looks likely to jump as the longest-odds runner in the 2014 Melbourne …

Melbourne Cup Betting Building for Willing Foe

Melbourne Cup Betting Building for Willing Foe

4 Nov, 2014

Figuring as the sole Godolphin entry following this morning’s withdrawal of leading hope Cavalryman, Willing Foe has experienced notable attention in Melbourne Cup betting markets in the lead-up to Race 7 at Flemington this afternoon.

Willing Foe will be the only runner to wear Godolphin blue in the 2014 Melbourne Cup. Photo: Race Horse Photos …

Melbourne Cup Betting Steers Away from Protectionist

Melbourne Cup Betting Steers Away from Protectionist

4 Nov, 2014

Cutting in drastically following a credible run for fourth in Australian racing debut in the Group 2 Herbert Power Stakes (2400m) on October 11th, attention in 2014 Melbourne Cup betting markets has eased for classy German raider Protectionist as punters have set their sights on Johnny Murtagh’s Mutual Regard.

Protectionist remains on the …

2014 Melbourne Cup Day Results – Live Updates

2014 Melbourne Cup Day Results – Live Updates

4 Nov, 2014

The nation’s eyes are fixed on Victoria’s Flemington Racecourse today for 2014 Melbourne Cup Day! A total of ten races will jump at the world-renowned course throughout the day, highlighted by the featured Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) at 3:00pm.

Protectionist has become the first German to win the Melbourne Cup. Photo: Sarah Ebbett

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