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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 …

No Surprises In Melbourne Cup First Acceptances

No Surprises In Melbourne Cup First Acceptances

8 Oct, 2013

There have been no major surprises in the first acceptances for the 2013 Melbourne Cup; with all of the leading hopefuls still in contention for the ‘race that stops a nation’.

Seville moved into the top 24 in the 2013 Melbourne Cup order of entry after his strong win in The Metropolitan. Photo by: Steve …

Caulfield Cup start for Americain to be decided on race morning

Caulfield Cup start for Americain to be decided on race morning

19 Oct, 2012

Connections of international galloper Americain will inspect the Caulfield track today and wait until race morning to give the go ahead for a start in the Group 1 $2.5m BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) tomorrow.

A decision on whether Americain will run in the Caulfield Cup will be decided race morning. Photo by: Taron Clarke.

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Impressive win earns Shahwardi 1.5kg penalty for Melbourne Cup

Impressive win earns Shahwardi 1.5kg penalty for Melbourne Cup

15 Oct, 2012

A very impressive Australian debut win in the Group 2 $220,000 Sportingbet Herbert Power (2400m) at Caulfield last Saturday by Shahwardi  has earned the French stayer a 1.5kg penalty for the Melbourne Cup at Flemington on November 6.

Shahwardi. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

The penalty lifts Shahwardi to 53kg and elevates the Alain …