News About: Lexus Stakes

Big Memory right for first up tilt at Villiers Stakes

Big Memory right for first up tilt at Villiers Stakes

7 Dec, 2016

Big Memory has recovered from a hock injury that kept him out of the Caulfield Cup and is ready for a first up tilt at the Group 2 $250,000 Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on December 17.

Big Memory, above with yellow cap, is on target to run in the Villiers Stakes at Randwick. Photo …

Francis Of Assisi chases more Aussie dollars in Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Francis Of Assisi chases more Aussie dollars in Queen Elizabeth Stakes

4 Nov, 2016

English stayer Francis Of Assisi is chasing more Australian dollars when he lines up in the Group 3 $300,000 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2600m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Francis Of Assisi, above, is set to chase more Australian dollars in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Francis Of Assisi is one …

Melbourne Cup betting: Longshot Excess Knowledge not the worst

Melbourne Cup betting: Longshot Excess Knowledge not the worst

1 Nov, 2016

Trainer  Gai Waterhouse is giving Excess Knowledge a great chance of winning the 2016 Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington today even though he is one of the outsiders of the field.

Excess Knowledge, above is one of the outsiders in the Melbourne Cup. Photo by Steve Hart.

Excess Knowledge is marked …

2016 Melbourne Cup Form: Bondi Beach better than last year

2016 Melbourne Cup Form: Bondi Beach better than last year

1 Nov, 2016

The Aidan O’Brien trained Irish stayer Bondi Beach is shaping up for his second attempt at winning the Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington today and his Australian owner Lloyd Williams rates him a better stayer than this year.

Bondi Beach, above, is lining up for his second Melbourne Cup at Flemington. …

2016 Melbourne Cup Odds Update: Qewy over the odds

2016 Melbourne Cup Odds Update: Qewy over the odds

1 Nov, 2016

Geelong Cup winner Qewy is well over the odds for the Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington today, according to big race jockey Craig Williams.

Craig Williams, above, rides Qewy in the Melbourne Cup. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Charlie Appleby trained stayer is marked at $26 for the Melbourne Cup …

2016 Melbourne Cup Betting Update: Favoured runners odds ease

2016 Melbourne Cup Betting Update: Favoured runners odds ease

31 Oct, 2016

Caulfield Cup winner Jameka is one of several runners that have eased in betting for the Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on Tuesday.

Irish stayer Wicklow Brave, above, has firmed in the betting for the Melbourne Cup at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Ciaron Maher trained Jameka started the …

2016 Melbourne Cup: Jameka improved says Hall

2016 Melbourne Cup: Jameka improved says Hall

31 Oct, 2016

Jockey Nick Hall said today that his Melbourne Cup mount Jameka has improved since her runaway win in the Group 1 $3m BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) at Caulfield on October 15.

Nick Hall, above, says that Jameka has improved heading into the Melbourne Cup at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Jameka is one of …

Melbourne Cup Form: Oceanographer Ready To Fire

Melbourne Cup Form: Oceanographer Ready To Fire

31 Oct, 2016

Oceanographer secured a place in the 2016 Melbourne Cup field with his win in the Lexus Stakes at Flemington on Saturday and trainer Charlie Appleby believes that the Melbourne Cup contender has come through the run in outstanding condition.

Oceanographer earnt a place in the Melbourne Cup with his victory in the Lexus Stakes. Photo …

Early Melbourne Cup Tips: Oceanographer The Horse To Beat

Early Melbourne Cup Tips: Oceanographer The Horse To Beat

30 Oct, 2016

Leading form analyst Deane Lester has Oceanographer on top of his 2016 Melbourne Cup tips and he believes that the Lexus Stakes winner is the horse to beat in the Group 1 event at Flemington on Saturday.

Oceanographer was nothing short of outstanding in the 2016 Lexus Stakes at Flemington yesterday. Photo by: Ultimate Racing …

2016 Melbourne Cup Field: Jameka draws perfectly at barrier 3

2016 Melbourne Cup Field: Jameka draws perfectly at barrier 3

29 Oct, 2016

Caulfield Cup winner Jameka has drawn perfectly at barrier three for the Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on Tuesday.

Trainer Ciaron Maher is chasing his first winner in the Melbourne Cup with Jameka, above. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Trainer Ciaron Maher is chasing his first win in ‘The Race That …