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Barrier Draw To Decide If Hartnell Runs In Australian Cup

Barrier Draw To Decide If Hartnell Runs In Australian Cup

10 Mar, 2015

John O’Shea has revealed that Hartnell will be included in the 2015 Australian Cup final field, but he remains no certainty to make the trip to Melbourne for the Group 1 event at Flemington on Saturday.

Hartnell finished second behind Contributer in his Australian racing debut in the 2015 Chipping Norton Stakes. Photo by: Steve …

Melbourne Cup barrier draw makes little difference to betting

Melbourne Cup barrier draw makes little difference to betting

29 Oct, 2011

Americain has drawn barrier 15 for the Melbourne Cup

Owner Kevin Bamford couldn’t quite work out if Tuesday’s Group 1 $6m Melbourne Cup (3200m) favourite Americain had drawn well or not after the official ceremony was held this evening.

Amercian drew barrier 15, four barriers wider than when he won the Melbourne Cup in 2010.…