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Curren Mirotic’s Melbourne Cup Odds Lengthen

Curren Mirotic’s Melbourne Cup Odds Lengthen

30 Oct, 2016

Curren Mirotic is out to 2016 Melbourne Cup odds of $34, but jockey Tommy Berry remains optimistic about the chances of the Japanese stayer in the Group 1 event at Flemington on Tuesday.

Tommy Berry fancies the chances of Curren Mirotic in the 2016 Melbourne Cup. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Curren Mirotic was available at …

Curren Mirotic Working Well Towards Melbourne Cup 2016

Curren Mirotic Working Well Towards Melbourne Cup 2016

25 Oct, 2016

Japanese raider Curren Mirotic has reportedly taken well to his time in Australia so far and is on track for a competitive performance in the 2016 Melbourne Cup (3200m) on November 1st.

Tommy Berry will partner Curren Mirotic in the 2016 Melbourne Cup. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Curren Mirotic has produced a …

Michelle Payne back in the saddle

Michelle Payne back in the saddle

28 Jul, 2016

History making jockey Michelle Payne was back in the saddle at track work at Ballarat this morning as she continues to recover from a nasty fall at Mildura in May.

Jockey Michelle Payne, above, is back riding trackwork at Ballarat in a bid to return to race riding. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

The Melbourne Cup …

Melbourne Cup hopefuls Signoff and Prince Of Penzance to clash in the Spring

Melbourne Cup hopefuls Signoff and Prince Of Penzance to clash in the Spring

24 Jun, 2016

Stablemates Signoff and Prince Of Penzance look likely to clash during the 2016 Spring Carnival on their way towards the Group 1 $6m Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on the first Tuesday in November.

2015 Melbourne Cup winner Prince Of Penzance, above, is likely to clash with stablemate Signoff during the Spring Carnival Photo by …

Order Of St George Melbourne Cup favourite after Gold Cup win

Order Of St George Melbourne Cup favourite after Gold Cup win

17 Jun, 2016

English stayer Order Of St George has been elevated to the top of the Melbourne Cup market order after scoring a sensation win in the Group 1 £400,000 Gold Cup In Honour Of The Queen’s 90th Birthday (2 mile 4 furlong) at Royal Ascot in England yesterday.

Ryan Moore, above, rode Order Of St George …

Prince Of Penzance tunes up for Autumn Carnival return

Prince Of Penzance tunes up for Autumn Carnival return

4 May, 2016

Last year’s Melbourne Cup winner Prince Of Penzance continues to edge closer to an Autumn Carnival return with a solid gallop with stablemate Tall Ship at Warrnambool yesterday.

Melbourne Cup winner Prince Of Penzance is on track to resume in the R A Lee Stakes at Morphettville. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Prince Of Penzance …

Another Melbourne Cup On The Agenda For Max Dynamite

Another Melbourne Cup On The Agenda For Max Dynamite

14 Jan, 2016

Trainer Willie Mullins has confirmed that he is keen to bring 2015 Melbourne Cup runner-up Max Dynamite back to the Australia for another tilt at ‘the race that stops a nation’.

Max Dynamite finished second behind Prince Of Penzance in the 2015 edition of the Melbourne Cup. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Max Dynamite has …

Slow Pace gave Fame Game no chance in Melbourne Cup

Slow Pace gave Fame Game no chance in Melbourne Cup

3 Nov, 2015

A slow pace set by the leaders in the Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington today gave favourite Fame Game little chance of figuring in the finish.

Prince Of Penzance with Michelle Payne on top wins the Melbourne Cup. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Japanese stayer is a noted backmarker and needs …

Michelle Payne rides Prince Of Penzance to Melbourne Cup victory

Michelle Payne rides Prince Of Penzance to Melbourne Cup victory

3 Nov, 2015

Michelle Payne created history today when she became the first female jockey to win the Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on Prince Of Penzance.

Prince Of Penzance with Michelle Payne in the saddle wins the 2015 Melbourne Cup at Flemington. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Darren Weir trained Prince Of Penzance …

Flemington track upgraded for Melbourne Cup

Flemington track upgraded for Melbourne Cup

3 Nov, 2015

The Flemington track has been upgraded to a Good 3 prior to the running of the Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) today.

Jockey Craig Williams will ride outsider Hokko Brave in the Melbourne Cup. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Racing on Melbourne Cup Day kicked off on a Good 4 rated track but was …