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Precedence Straight Into Melbourne Cup

Precedence Straight Into Melbourne Cup

29 Oct, 2014

Trainer James Cummings has confirmed that Precedence will go straight into the 2014 Melbourne Cup after he recovered well from being galloped on in the Group 2 Moonee Valley Cup (2500m) on Saturday.

Precedence will have his fourth Melbourne Cup start in the 2014 edition of the race at Flemington next Tuesday. Photo by: Race …

Protectionist Has Turn-Of-Foot Required To Win Melbourne Cup

Protectionist Has Turn-Of-Foot Required To Win Melbourne Cup

24 Sep, 2014

Trainer Andreas Wohler believes that German stayer Protectionist has the turn-of-foot required to win the 2014 Melbourne Cup at Flemington on November 4.

Jockey Ryan Moore has been booked to ride Protectionist in the 2014 Melbourne Cup. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Protectionist is currently at Newmarket in England serving his two weeks in …

Carpenter will struggle to find top weight for the Melbourne Cup

Carpenter will struggle to find top weight for the Melbourne Cup

5 Sep, 2014

Racing Victoria’s chief Handicapper Greg Carpenter admits that he will struggle to find a top weight for this year’s Melbourne Cup as he assesses the one hundred and forty-eight entries in the lead up to the release of the weights on September 16.

The Gai Waterhouse trained The Offer is the early favourite for the …

Protectionist To Melbourne Cup After Prix Kergorlay Win

Protectionist To Melbourne Cup After Prix Kergorlay Win

26 Aug, 2014

Trainer Andreas Wohler has confirmed that Protectionist will contest the 2014 Melbourne Cup after he scored a comfortable win in the Group 2 Prix Kergorlay (3000m) at Deauville on Sunday.

Protectionist has the chance to replicate the feat of Americain who completed the Prix Kergorlay/Melbourne Cup double in 2010. Photo by: Taron Clarke

Protectionist went …

Precedence Set For Another Tilt At The Moonee Valley Cup

Precedence Set For Another Tilt At The Moonee Valley Cup

29 Jul, 2014

Precedence is set to turn nine on Thursday, but trainer James Cummings has confirmed that the veteran stayer will be given the chance to make history in the Group 2 Moonee Valley Cup (2500m) during the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival.

Precedence will be given the chance to score an unprecedented third win in the Moonee …

Maluckyday on trial for Autumn Carnival campaign

Maluckyday on trial for Autumn Carnival campaign

13 Dec, 2013

Melbourne Cup runner-up Maluckyday is on trial for an Autumn Carnival campaign when he lines up in the Listed $100,000 Inglis Christmas Cup (2400m) on the Kensington track at Randwick on Saturday.

Maluckyday better suited over 2400m after finishing 41/4 lens 4th behind Travolta, above, in ATC Cup. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Joe Pride …

Dunlop Delighted With Red Cadeaux’s Melbourne Cup Result

Dunlop Delighted With Red Cadeaux’s Melbourne Cup Result

5 Nov, 2013

Veteran stayer Red Cadeaux defied a wide barrier and the heavy weight of 56.5kg to finish a brave second behind Fiorente in the 2013 Melbourne Cup at Flemington this afternoon.

Red Cadeaux finished a brave second behind Fiorente in the 2013 Melbourne Cup. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Red Cadeaux started the race in …

Arnold in 2013 Melbourne Cup field with lots of moonshine

Arnold in 2013 Melbourne Cup field with lots of moonshine

5 Nov, 2013

For Steven Arnold to have a live chance in the 2013 Melbourne Cup field is something that the heavy weight jockey thought would not happen again.

Sea Moon could give jockey Steven Arnold his first Melbourne Cup win. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Arnold rides the Lloyd Williams owned Sea Moon in the Group …

Ibicenco’s 2013 Melbourne Cup Odds shorten

Ibicenco’s 2013 Melbourne Cup Odds shorten

4 Nov, 2013

Ibicenco’s 2013 Melbourne Cup odds shortened dramatically at the annual Call Of The Card today as the countdown continues towards the world’s most famous handicap at Flemington on Tuesday.

Ibicenco, white sleeves, white cap, gets the better of Verdant, blue, in winning the Geelong Cup. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Peter Moody trained …

2013 Melbourne Cup Betting: Verema Finds Support

2013 Melbourne Cup Betting: Verema Finds Support

1 Nov, 2013

French stayer Verema has continued to find support in 2013 Melbourne Cup betting markets; with the exciting mare now into $12 as favourite Fiorente continues to drift.

Trainer Alain de Royer-Dupre is confident that Verema can replicate the feat of his star stayer Americain who won the 2010 Melbourne Cup. Photo by: Race Horse Photos …