Twilight Payment specked at long odds for 2019 Melbourne Cup

Irish stayer Twilight Payment has been specked at long odds in the betting for the Group 1 $8m Lexus Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington today. Hugh Bowman, above, rides Irish stayer Twilight Payment in the 2019 Melbourne Cup at Flemington.…

Cross Counter has hefty weight to carry to defend Melbourne Cup title

Last year’s winner Cross Counter has to overcome a steep rise in weight if he is to defend his title in the Group 1 $8m Lexus Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on Tuesday. Cross Counter, above, is set to defend his Melbourne Cup title…

Mares break their maiden at Mortlake

It was a day out for the girls on Saturday at the Mortlake Cup meeting with That's Our Girl and Bombshell Belle both breaking their maiden status in fine style.Wilde Racing enjoy going to these once a year cup meetings and supporting the clubs.…

Vow And Declare to fly the flag for the Aussies in 2019 Melbourne Cup

Flemington trainer Danny O’Brien is happy for Vow And Declare to fly the flag for the Aussies when he lines up in the 2019 Group 1 $8m Lexus Melbourne Cup (3200m) on his home track on Tuesday. Vow And Declare, above in orange and…

Downdraft ready to back up in 2019 Melbourne Cup

Irish trainer Joseph O’Brien has given Downdraft the green light to back up into the Group 1 $8m Lexus Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on Tuesday. Downdraft, above, has pulled up in good order after winning the Hotham Stakes and will…

Oliver has a great chance to equal Melbourne Cup winning record

Three times Melbourne Cup winning jockey Damien Oliver has the chance to join four times winners Harry White and Bobby Lewis if he can boot home Mustajeer in Tuesday’s Group 1 $8m Lexus Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington. Jockey Damien…

Finche is solid in 2019 Melbourne Cup betting

Last year’s fourth placegetter Finche is solid in the betting for the 2019 Group 1 $8m Lexus Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on Tuesday. Finche, above, is well in contention in the 2019 Melbourne Cup betting. Photo by Steve Hart. Finche…

Maher Plans for Southern France to Go Forward in 2019 Melbourne Cup

Ciaron Maher and David Eustace have only one runner in Tuesday’s $7 million Lexus Melbourne Cup (3200m), and he could turn out to be the surprise packet in the field. Southern France, a five-year-old Irish import by Galileo, will…

Ben Hayes Expects Improvement from Melbourne Cup Second-Elect Constantinople

The Lindsay Park team will be hoping to make history on Tuesday at Flemington as they line up three hopefuls in the $7 million Lexus Melbourne Cup (3200m). Saturday’s barrier draw was mostly kind to the stable as Caulfield Cup fourth place-getter…

Constantinople draws perfect 2019 Melbourne Cup barrier

Equal favourite Constantinople has drawn perfectly at gate seven at todya’s barrier draw for Tuesday’s Group 1 $8m Lexus Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington. Mer De Glace, above, drew barrier 2 in the 2019 Melbourne Cup…

2019 Melbourne Cup Field Released

The 2019 Melbourne Cup field has been released and 24 of the best stayers in the world are set to contest ‘the race that stops a nation’ at Flemington on Tuesday. Cross Counter has the chance to become the first horse since Makyve…

2019 Golden Eagle Results: Kolding Chases Down Sunlight for a Waller Win

An emotional Chris Waller was on hand at Rosehill on Saturday as his prized four-year-old gelding Kolding won the inaugural $7.5 million Golden Eagle (1500m). The Kiwi import was well supported in Ladbrokes’ market after drawing barrier…

Fierce Impact scores back to back Group 1 wins in Kennedy Cantala

In-form miler Fierce Impact made it back to back Group 1 victories with his win in the $2m Kennedy Cantala (1600m) at Flemington today. Fierce Impact, above in maroon and yellow colours, wins the Cantala Stakes at Flemington. Photo by Steve…

2019 Victoria Derby Results: Oliver wins his sixth on Warning

Champion jockey Damien Oliver won his sixth Group 1 $2m AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington today when he punched home Warning for a clear victory. Warning, above, scored a dominant win in the 2019 Victoria Derby at Flemington. Photo by…

Exceedance excels to win Coolmore Stud Stakes

Sydney colt Exceedance proved to be the best colt on the day when he dashed home to win the Group 1 $1.5m Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) at Flemington today. Exceedance, above in green and white colours, raced pass Bivouac to win the 2019 Coolmore…

2019 Empire Rose Stakes Results: Melody Belle Claims First Australian Group 1 Win

Ability, class and talent proved the difference for Melody Belle at Flemington on Saturday as Jamie Richards’ prized mare claimed not only her 10th Group 1 win, but also her fourth in a row. Punters never strayed from the favourite backing…

Downdraft secures 2019 Melbourne Cup spot with Hotham Stakes win

The Joseph O’Brien trained Downdraft secured his spot in Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup when he blew his opposition away to win the Group 3 $300,000 Lexus Hotham Stakes (2500m) at Flemington today. Downdraft, above, secures his spot in…

Dalasan Caps Off Spring with Dazzling Carbine Club Stakes Win

A terrific ride from Hugh Bowman saw Dalasan salute as the favourite in the Group 3 Carbine Club Stakes (1600m) at Flemington on Saturday. Surrounded by a strong field of proven three-year-olds, patience from the champion hoop proved the difference…

Wakeful Stakes winner Miami Bound to back up in Kennedy Oaks

Today’s Wakeful Stakes winner Miami Bound will have no trouble backing in five days for the Group 1 $1m Kennedy Oaks (2500m) at Flemington. Miami Bound, above in white and blue colours, scores a tough win in the Wakeful Stakes at Flemington.…

Waller gives Relucent a Preferment preparation for 2019 Victoria Derby

Trainer Chris Waller has given Relucent the same preparation as 2014 winner Preferment in the lead up to the 2019 Group 1 $2m AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington on Saturday. Hugh Bowmanl above, rides Relucent in the 2019 Victoria Derby…

Moreira confirmed for Melbourne Cup favourite Constantinople

Champion Hong Kong jockey Joao Moreira has been confirmed as the rider for Melbourne Cup favourite Constantinople at Flemington on Tuesday. Constantinople finished fourth to Mer De Glace, above, in the 2019 Caulfield Cup at Caulfield. Photo…