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Big Orange and Jameka Firm In Melbourne Cup Betting

Big Orange and Jameka Firm In Melbourne Cup Betting

31 Oct, 2016

Big Orange has been the market mover in 2016 Melbourne Cup betting markets and he is now into $14 to win the Group 1 event at Flemington on Tuesday.

There has also been some consistent money for the Caulfielfd Cup winner Jameka who is now marked at $8, displacing Lexus Stakes winner Oceanographer who is …

2016 Melbourne Cup Field: Big Orange in better shape this year

2016 Melbourne Cup Field: Big Orange in better shape this year

27 Oct, 2016

Newmarket trainer Michael Bell considers Big Orange to be in better shape this year for his second attempt at the Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) when he leads the field out at Flemington on Tuesday.

Big Orange, above, will be lining up in his second Melbourne Cup at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing …

Weight to decide Big Orange’s 2016 Melbourne Cup assault

Weight to decide Big Orange’s 2016 Melbourne Cup assault

29 Jul, 2016

Newmarket trainer Michael Bell won’t confirm a start for Big Orange in the Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on November 1 until the weights are released in early September.

Big Orange,above, could make a return trip to Australia for the 2016 Melbourne Cup at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

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McDonald Rides Melbourne Cup Hope Big Orange

McDonald Rides Melbourne Cup Hope Big Orange

6 Jul, 2016

Sydney-based jockey James McDonald is booked to partner Michael Bell’s Melbourne Cup-bound European raider Big Orange this week at Newmarket in the UK.

2016 Melbourne Cup hope Big Orange runs in Britain this weekend with James McDonald in the saddle. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The hulking Duke Of Marmalade gelding runs at his local track …

Big Orange Still On Track For Melbourne Cup

Big Orange Still On Track For Melbourne Cup

25 Aug, 2015

Talented stayer Big Orange will run in the 2015 Melbourne Cup despite failing to fire in the Group 2 Lonsdale Cup (3299m) at York last weekend.

Jamie Spencer (pictured on Side Glance) has been booked to ride Big Orange in the 2015 Melbourne Cup. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Big Orange went into the …

Big Orange To Melbourne Cup Following Goodwood Cup Win

Big Orange To Melbourne Cup Following Goodwood Cup Win

31 Jul, 2015

Trainer Michael Bell has confirmed that Big Orange will make the trip to Australia for the 2015 Melbourne Cup after the promising stayer scored a tough win in a thrilling edition of the 2015 Goodwood Cup overnight.

Jamie Spencer steered Big Orange to victory in the 2015 Goodwood Cup and will likely ride the stayer …

Melbourne Cup An Option For Big Orange Following Princess Of Wales’s Stakes

Melbourne Cup An Option For Big Orange Following Princess Of Wales’s Stakes

13 Jul, 2015

The 2015 Melbourne Cup is now an option for promising stayer Big Orange after he scored an upset victory in the 2015 Princess Of Wales’s Stakes at Newmarket last week.

Big Orange has English form around The BMW winner Hartnell. Photo by: Steve Hart

Big Orange went into the Princess Of Wales’s Stakes as an …

Able Friend Thriving Ahead Of Queen Anne Stakes

Able Friend Thriving Ahead Of Queen Anne Stakes

9 Jun, 2015

Hong Kong based superstar Able Friend impressed assistant trainer George Moore with his first serious piece of trackwork since arriving in England ahead of the Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot next Tueday.

Joao Moreira has been booked to ride Able Friend in the 2015 Queene Anne Stakes during the Royal Ascot Meeting. Photo by: …

Tactician’s Say Queen Firming For Melbourne Cup

Tactician’s Say Queen Firming For Melbourne Cup

25 Aug, 2011

International recruiters from Racing Victoria have been working tirelessly to attract overseas horses to the Melbourne spring racing carnival, but could their work shift to jagging a monarch?

That’s the word on the street with the Queen’s stable looking more and more likely to be represented on the first Tuesday in November with a promising …