Wall Of Fire can give Craig Williams first Melbourne Cup win

Big race jockey Craig Williams has chosen English stayer Wall Of Fire as his mount to break through for a maiden win in the Group 1 $6.25m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on Tuesday. Craig Williams, above, will ride English stayer…

Boss snaps up 2017 Melbourne Cup ride on Ventura Storm

Three times winner Glen Boss has snapped up the ride on the Lindsay Park trained Ventura Storm in the Group 1 $6.25m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on Tuesday. Jockey Glen Boss, above, will ride Ventura Storm in the 2017 Melbourne…

Ace High top pick in 2017 Victoria Derby betting

Group 1 winning colt Ace High heads up an open betting market for the Group 1 $1.5m AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington on Saturday. Ace High, above, is the ruling favourite for the 2017 Victoria Derby at Flemington. Photo by Steve Hart. Ladbrokes.com.au…

A Lexus Stakes win and some rain would see Williams have 7 Melbourne Cup runners

A win by Aloft in Saturday’s Group 3 $300,000 Lexus Stakes (2500m) at Flemington and the arrival of some predicted showers could see prominent Victorian owner Lloyd Williams have a record seven runners in the 2017 Melbourne Cup. Almandin,…

Tangled had straight forward preparation for 2017 Victoria Derby

Promising three year old stayer Tangled has had a straight forward preparation heading into Saturday’s Group 1 $1.5m AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington. Ace High, above, is the early favourite for the 2017 Victoria Derby at Flemington.…

2017 Bendigo Cup results: Qewy wins

Godolphin’s tough English stayer Qewy could have cemented his place in another Melbourne Cup with a hard fought win in the Group 3 $300,000 Jayco Bendigo Cup (2400m) at Bendigo today. Qewy, above winning the 2016 Sandown Cup, returned…

2017 Kennedy Mile: good barrier gives Tom Melbourne winning chance

A good barrier draw will give professional placegetter Tom Melbourne every chance to break through for a maiden Group 1 win in the $1m Kennedy Mile (1600m) at Flemington on Saturday. Tom Melbourne, above with white cap, is one of 6 Chris Waller…

Global Glamour draws in close for 2017 Myer Classic

Jockey Tim Clark will be able to take full advantage of an inside barrier for Global Glamour after the on pace mare drew gate three in a capacity field for the Group 1 $500,000 Myer Classic (1600m) at Flemington. Global Glamour, above,…

Lindsay Park trio draw opposite sides of track in 2017 Coolmore Stud Stakes

The Linsday Park trio of Catchy, Tulip and Formality have drawn opposite sides of the track in the capacity field for the Group 1 $1m Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) at Flemington on Saturday. Formality, above in pink colours, is one of three Lindsay…

2017 Melbourne Cup spot on the line for Bendigo Cup favourite Qewy

The Charlie Appleby trained English stayer Qewy could find himself at Flemington next Tuesday running in his second Melbourne Cup with a win in today’s Group 3 $300,000 Jayco Bendigo Cup (2400m) at Bendigo. Qewy, above winning the 2016…

Complete 2017 Bendigo Cup Form Guide: Melbourne Cup spots at stake

A small field of stayers will line up in the 2017 Group 3 $300,000 Jayco Bendigo Cup (2400m) at Bendigo today with a Melbourne Cup start on the cards for a couple of the runners. Qewy, above, is the favourite for the 2017 Bendigo Cup at Bendigo.…

Emirates Stakes Still An Option For Winx

The 2017 Emirates Stakes at Flemington next Saturday remains an option for Winx following her historic victory in the Ladbrokes Cox Plate last weekend. Winx beat Humidor to claim an historic victory in the 2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate. Photo by:…

2017 Melbourne Cup Field Takes Shape

The field for the Group 1 $6.25 million Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on Tuesday November 7 is staring to take shape with a host of horses and hoops confirmed for the ‘Race That Stops A Nation’. Who Shot Thebarman…

2017 Victoria Derby Field Released

The 2017 Victoria Derby field has been released and a capacity field of 16 gallopers will contest the Group 1 event at Flemington on Saturday. Ace High will go into the Victoria Derby as one of the leading contenders. Photo by: Steve Hart The…

Oliver’s appeal dismissed, Dettori rides Almandin in the 2017 Melbourne Cup

Internationally acclaimed jockey Frankie Dettori has been booked to ride Almandin in the Group 1 $6.25m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on November 7 following the dismissal of Damien Oliver’s appeal against a twenty meeting…

Damian Lane off Humidor, on Hartnell in 2017 Melbourne Cup

Jockey Damian Lane has been overlooked for the Melbourne Cup ride on Humidor but has picked up the mount on Hartnell in the famous two miler at Flemington on November 7. Jockey Damian Lane will ride Hartnell, above, in the 2017 Melbourne Cup…

Lindsay Park’s 3 fillies among 2017 Coolmore Stud Stakes nominations

The Lindsay Park trained fillies Catchy, Formality and Tulip are among the nominations for the Group 1 $500,000 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) at Flemington on Saturday. Catchy, above, is one of 3 Lindsay Park trained fillies among the nominations…

Moonee Valley Victory For Dodging Bullets

Honest performer Dodging Bullets scored a well deserved victory under the lights at Moonee Valley on Friday night. After a couple of unlucky runs this campaign, in particular the Barinsdale Cup, Dodging Bullets had everything go his way…

Favourites out of 2017 Victoria Derby

The two early favourites Cliff’s Edge and Royal Symphony have been announced as non-runners in the 2017 Group 1 $1.5m AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington on Saturday. Royal Symphony, above, won’t run in the 2017 Victoria Derby…

Melbourne Cup contender Qewy included in 2017 Bendigo Cup field

Melbourne Cup contenders Qewy and Foundry are among the final field for the 2017 Group 3 $300,000 Jayco Bendigo Cup (2400m) at Bendigo on Wednesday. Qewy, above, is included in the final field for the 2017 Bendigo Cup at Bendigo. Photo by Ultimate…

Almandin and Boom Time head up 2017 Melbourne Cup second acceptances

Last year’s winner Almandin and this year’s Caulfield Cup winner Boom Time head up the second acceptances for the 2017 Group 1 $6.25m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on November 7. Caulfield Cup winner Boom Tie, above,…