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2016 Melbourne Cup Betting: Money For Jameka

2016 Melbourne Cup Betting: Money For Jameka

1 Nov, 2016

Jameka has been well-backed in 2016 Melbourne Cup betting markets and he is now into $8 to take out ‘the race that stops a nation’.

Jameka has been one of the best-backed runners in 2016 Caulfield Cup betting markets. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Jameka was a slight drifter when the 2016 Melbourne Cup field …

Jimando to miss Golden Slipper

Jimando to miss Golden Slipper

27 Feb, 2012

Trainer Tony McEvoy has canned Golden Slipper plans for his smart two year old Jimando and will remain in Melbourne for the rest of the Autumn Carnival.

Adelaide’s leading trainer was very pleased with the effort of Jimando in the Group 1 $1m Patinack Farm Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on Saturday even though …

Snowden rates Sepoy the best

Snowden rates Sepoy the best

24 Feb, 2012

Darley trainer Peter Snowden has put his star sprinter Sepoy on the same pedestal as super stars Octagonal and Lonhro, each of whom won ten Group 1s.

Paul Snowden who looks after the team in Melbourne said that his father rated Sepoy as one of the best horses we have ever trained.

Peter Snowden was …

Unusual Suspect to kick off Dubai campaign tonight

Unusual Suspect to kick off Dubai campaign tonight

16 Feb, 2012

Top international galloper Unusual Suspect will kick off his Dubai Gold Cup (3200m) campaign at Meydan racecourse tonight.

Melbourne trainer Mick Kent prepared the American stallion for last year’s Melbourne Cup after Thirroul’s Peter Lord bought into the outstanding racehorse.

Unusual Suspect has been in Dubai since the middle of January and Kent is setting …

Brown is ready to bounce back at Rosehill

Brown is ready to bounce back at Rosehill

10 Feb, 2012

Top Sydney jockey Corey Brown bruised and battered from a hard day at the office yesterday is ready to take up his duties at Rosehill tomorrow.

Brown ended up with a cut lip and bruising from a tough day at Gosford but has declared himself fit to fulfil his ten rides in a massive program …

Perth filly Bliss Street is ready for Melbourne

Perth filly Bliss Street is ready for Melbourne

10 Feb, 2012

Perth filly Bliss Street is off to Melbourne for the Autumn Carnival win or lose in tomorrow’s Magic Millions Trophy at Ascot.

Trainer Daniel Morton is keen to get his filly to Melbourne but conceded that she might be a little bit underdone when she steps out in the $96,000 R.M. Williams Magic Millions Perth …

Moody off to Dubai to prepare for Black Caviar

Moody off to Dubai to prepare for Black Caviar

10 Feb, 2012

With Dubai becoming higher on the list for champion Black Caviar’s world wide romp, trainer Peter Moody will do some pre-race reconnaissance before the March 31 World Cup meeting.

The Golden Jubilee Stakes (1200m) at Royal Ascot in June is still Black Caviar’s major goal but connections are very keen about a stopover in Dubai …

West Australian Ranger on way to Australian Cup

West Australian Ranger on way to Australian Cup

9 Feb, 2012

West Australia galloper Ranger’s Australian Cup campaign begins when he steps out for his first Victorian start at Caulfield on Saturday.

Ranger has arrived in Melbourne with good credentials with a Group 2 win and Group 1 placing to his credit and with the booking of big race jockey Craig Williams has been installed as …

Karuta Queen is ready to kick off her Autumn

Karuta Queen is ready to kick off her Autumn

9 Feb, 2012

Smart  filly Karuta Queen is ready to kick off her Autumn Carnival campaign against some tough sprinters at Caulfield on Saturday, a week late.

The Queanbeyan filly was due to resume for trainer Neville Layt in the www.tab.com.au Handicap (1000m) at Warwick Farm last week but those plans were thrown into disarray when the meeting …

Diamond Earth chasing Blue Diamond start

Diamond Earth chasing Blue Diamond start

8 Feb, 2012

Sydney filly Diamond Earth is returning to Melbourne on Saturday in bid to secure a place in the $1m Blue Diamond Stakes.

The Anthony Cummings trained two year old is no stranger to Melbourne having won the $250,000 Microflite Helicopters Inglis Banner (1000m)  at Moonee Valley on October 11 last year.

And if she can …