Horse Racing History: Today In Racing 1st November

This day 1st November in horse racing news history

From the extensive Horse Betting news archives we present the all the thoroughbred racing action in Australian and overseas racing news in history. Delve in and enjoy our walk back in horse racing time.


How many Melbourne Cups has Teo Nugent won?

How many Melbourne Cups has Teo Nugent won?

Can Teo Nugent win the 2021 Melbourne Cup? Has he done it before? HorseBetting.com.au takes a look at Nugent's record ...
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Dean Holland

How many Melbourne Cups has Dean Holland won?

Has Dean Holland won the Melbourne Cup? Can he do it this year? HorseBetting.com.au answers those questions and takes a ...
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How Melbourne Cups has Dean Yendall won?

How Melbourne Cups has Dean Yendall won?

Dean Yendall is one of the more popular jockeys in Australian racing, but how many Melbourne Cups has he won? ...
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Craig Newitt

How many Melbourne Cups has Craig Newitt won?

Craig Newitt is one of the most prominent jockeys to emerge from Tasmania, but how many times has he won ...
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Rachel King

How many Melbourne Cups has Rachel King won?

Has Rachel King won the Melbourne Cup? HorseBetting.com.au brings you the lowdown on the sole female rider in the field ...
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Fred Kersley & MIsty Rock

How many Melbourne Cups has Fred Kersley won?

Is Fred Kersley a Melbourne Cup winner? If so, how many times has he won it? HorseBetting.com.au answers those questions ...
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Bet365

bet365 Melbourne Cup bonus code and promotions 2021

Are you looking for a code to use at bet365 for the Melbourne Cup? Australians can use our bet365 code: ...
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How many Melbourne Cups has Blaike McDougall won?

How many Melbourne Cups has Blaike McDougall won?

Blaike McDougall isn't quite a household name among casual punters, but how many times has he won the Melbourne Cup? ...
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Vow And Declare

Who is running in the 2021 Melbourne Cup?

What 2021 Melbourne Cup Where Flemington Racecourse - Flemington VIC, 3031 When Melbourne Cup Day, Tuesday, November 2, 2021 | ...
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Luke Currie

How many Melbourne Cups has Luke Currie won?

How many times has Luke Currie won the Melbourne Cup? We will answer that question and consider his chances of ...
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Daniel Stackhouse

How many Melbourne Cups has Daniel Stackhouse won?

Daniel Stackhouse is one of the 24 jockeys booked to ride in the 2021 Melbourne Cup, but has he won ...
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Etah James

Which horse has the longest 2021 Melbourne Cup odds?

HorseBetting.com.au takes a look at the betting odds for the 2021 Melbourne Cup and mulls over the history of long-shot ...
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John Allen

How many Melbourne Cups has John Allen won?

John Allen has brought terrific form into the Melbourne Cup Carnival, but what is record like in the main event? ...
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Explosive Jack

Muollo upbeat ahead of Melbourne Cup

New Zealand breeder Luigi Muollo is quietly confident that triple Derby winner Explosive Jack can put his Group 1 Caulfield ...
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James McDonald

How many Melbourne Cups has James McDonald won?

James McDonald is widely regarded as the best jockey in Australia racing at the moment, but how many times has ...
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Brett Prebble

How many Melbourne Cups has Brett Prebble won?

Brett Prebble is one of the most experienced jockeys on the Australian racing circuit, but how many times has he ...
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Twilight Payment

How many Melbourne Cups has Jye McNeil won?

Jye McNeil ranks among the best young jockeys in Australian racing, but how many times has he won the Melbourne ...
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Joseph O'Brien

Which Melbourne Cup trainers have the best race records?

In the 2021 Melbourne Cup, 17 trainers will be looking to notch a win in Australia's most famous race. Of ...
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Ascot WA betting tips

Ascot racing tips & value bets | Tuesday, November 2

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the best bets and top quaddie selections for the 10-race card at Ascot Racecourse on Tuesday, November ...
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Concert Hall

Trainers looking to add to stakes tally

Roger James and Robert Wellwood will be chasing a third black-type success for the season when Concert Hall takes aim ...
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Verry Elleegant

Which Australian horses can win the 2021 Melbourne Cup?

Despite COVID restrictions and recent changes to standards regarding international runners, a number of international stars have made their way ...
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How many Melbourne Cups has Harry Coffey won?

How many Melbourne Cups has Harry Coffey won?

As the 2021 Melbourne Cup approaches, HorseBetting.com.au takes a look at Group 1-winning jockey Harry Coffey's record in the race ...
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Patrick Moloney

How many Melbourne Cups has Patrick Moloney won?

As the 2021 Melbourne Cup approaches, HorseBetting.com.au takes a look at jockey Patrick Moloney's record in the race that stops ...
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Craig Williams

What are the best bookmakers for 2021 Melbourne Cup betting?

HorseBetting.com.au takes you through the ins and outs of betting on the 2021 Melbourne Cup, including which online bookmakers offer ...
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Which online bookmaker has the best Melbourne Cup odds?

Which online bookmaker has the best Melbourne Cup odds?

HorseBetting.com.au takes you through everything you need to know about 2021 Melbourne Cup betting, including which online bookie has the ...
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How many Melbourne Cups has Lachlan King won?

How many Melbourne Cups has Lachlan King won?

As the 2021 Melbourne Cup approaches, HorseBetting.com.au takes a look at Group 1-winning jockey Lachlan King's record in the race ...
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Ron Stewart

How many Melbourne Cups has Ron Stewart won?

As the 2021 Melbourne Cup approaches, HorseBetting.com.au takes a look at Group 1-winning jockey Ron Stewart's record in the race ...
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Damien Thornton

How many Melbourne Cups has Damien Thornton won?

As the 2021 Melbourne Cup approaches, HorseBetting.com.au takes a look at Group 1-winning jockey Damien Thornton's record in the race ...
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Damian Lane

How many Melbourne Cups has Damian Lane won?

As the 2021 Melbourne Cup approaches, HorseBetting.com.au takes a look at star jockey Damian Lane's record in the race that ...
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Damien Oliver celebrates win on Superstorm in Empire Rose

Oliver grabs Group 1 double in Empire Rose & Cantala Stakes

Champion hoop Damien Oliver made it a Group 1 double at Flemington on Saturday with wins aboard Colette in the ...
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Home Affairs wins Coolmore Stud Stakes

House wins as Home Affairs salutes in Coolmore Stud Stakes

Coolmore representatives left Flemington happy on Saturday after their own colt, Home Affairs, bolted in to win the Coolmore Stud ...
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Hitotsu wins VRC Derby

Hitotsu justifies favouritism in Victoria Derby

Despite having only won a maiden at Donald, Ciaron Maher & David Eustace’s Hitotsu was backed as if unbeatable in ...
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Randwick racegoers

Punt Drunk: Rowdy Randy racegoers steal the show on Derby Day

This Monday’s edition of Punt Drunk takes a look back over Derby Day, while we also look forward to tomorrow ...
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Twilight Payment wins Melbourne Cup

Who are the top international runners in the 2021 Melbourne Cup?

While it is not a traditional Melbourne Cup field this year, there is still a number of competitive international runners ...
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Craig Williams

How many Melbourne Cups has Craig Williams won?

As the 2021 Melbourne Cup approaches, HorseBetting.com.au takes a look at star jockey Craig Williams' record in the race that ...
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Eagle Farm racing tips

Eagle Farm racing tips & top value bets | Tuesday, November 2

There is racing all over the country on Melbourne Cup Day, and HorseBetting’s Queensland form analyst brings you his best ...
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Persan

What horse colours have the most Melbourne Cup wins?

HorseBetting.com.au takes a look at some the stats behind the Melbourne Cup, including how the different colours of thoroughbreds have ...
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Randwick betting tips, top odds & quaddie | Tuesday, November 2

Randwick betting tips, top odds & quaddie | Tuesday, November 2

Although Flemington will hog the limelight on Melbourne Cup Day, HorseBetting’s New South Wales form analyst has picked out his ...
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Hugh Bowman

How many Melbourne Cups has Hugh Bowman won?

As the 2021 Melbourne Cup approaches, HorseBetting.com.au looks at star jockey Hugh Bowman's record in the great race and his ...
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Damien Oliver

How many Melbourne Cups has Damien Oliver won?

As the 2021 Melbourne Cup approaches, HorseBetting.com.au takes a look at star jockey Damien Oliver's achievements on the first Tuesday ...
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Kerrin McEvoy

How many Melbourne Cups has Kerrin McEvoy won?

As the 2021 Melbourne Cup approaches, HorseBetting.com.au takes a look at star jockey Kerrin McEvoy and his record in the ...
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Morphettville tips, odds & value bets | Tuesday, November 2

Morphettville tips, odds & value bets | Tuesday, November 2

HorseBetting's South Australian form analyst brings you his top tips, best value bets and quaddie numbers for the nine-race card ...
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Melbourne Cup Day betting tips & quaddie | November 2, 2021

Melbourne Cup Day betting tips & quaddie | November 2, 2021

Flemington will host a bumper 10-race card on Tuesday, November 2, and HorseBetting.com.au brings you the race-by-race preview, best bets ...
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Maximus Prime

Blackadder has prime chance at Wingatui

Rangiora trainer John Blackadder will make the long trip south to Wingatui racecourse on Monday afternoon confident in the knowledge ...
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Glen Boss

How many Melbourne Cups has Glen Boss won?

HorseBetting.com.au takes a look at some of the best jockeys in the 2021 Melbourne Cup, including three-time winner Glen Boss ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | November 1, 2021

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | November 1, 2021

Horse racing around the country sees four meetings being held on this Monday afternoon. Our racing analysts here at horsebetting.com.au ...
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Ballarat racing tips, top odds & quaddie | Monday, November 1

Ballarat racing tips, top odds & quaddie | Monday, November 1

HorseBetting's Victorian racing tipster brings you his best bets, value picks and quaddie selections for the Ballarat meeting on Monday, ...
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Bart Cummings

Which trainer has won the most Melbourne Cups?

As the 2021 Melbourne Cup approaches, HorseBetting.com.au takes a look at the most successful horse trainers in the history of ...
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Melbourne Cup Facts And Statistics

Melbourne Cup Facts And Statistics

Some facts and figures on the history of the Melbourne Cup, including the most successful trainers and jockeys ...
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What is the best weight to carry for Melbourne Cup 2021

What is the best weight to carry for Melbourne Cup 2021

Horsebetting.com brings you all the latest leading up to the race that stops the nation, including the best weight to ...
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The Chosen One

The Chosen One ready for famous Flemington two-miler

Securing an ideal inside barrier draw has put the final piece in the puzzle for the Murray Baker and Andrew ...
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Ashrun

Which jockey has won the most Melbourne Cups?

Horsebetting.com takes you a little deeper into the 2021 Melbourne Cup race, including the top jockeys and how many Melbourne ...
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Vow And Declare

What sex horse usually wins the Melbourne Cup?

Horsebetting.com.au brings you all the news and statistics leading up to the 2021 Melbourne Cup, including that statistics of if ...
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God Of Dragon

Whyte, Chau claim Happy Valley feature with tactical brilliance

In the latest measure of Jerry Chau’s irresistible emergence, Douglas Whyte lavished praise on his protégé after the rising star ...
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Verry Elleegant

Bishara verry excited as Melbourne Cup looms

Twelve months on from having his first runner in the Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m), Nick Bishara is just as ...
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Ocean Billy

Ocean Billy takes Rotorua to the Melbourne Cup

The significance of having a runner in the Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) has yet to fully dawn on Bill ...
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Oseleta

Fabulous five for Marsh

Victories by Oseleta at Awapuni and Global Currency at Tauranga on Saturday capped off a wonderful 24-hour period for trainer ...
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Inspirational Girl

Group 3 winner for Reliable Man

Five-year-old mare Inspirational Girl came with a well-timed ride under jockey Chris Parnham to win the Group 3 Asian Beau ...
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Johnny Get Angry

Pagan kicks Derby goal with Kiwi bred

In an amazing result, former AFL coach Denis Pagan has won the Group 1 Victoria Derby (2500m) with New Zealand-bred ...
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Mohaka

Mohaka leads throughout in Feilding Gold Cup

Some surprise tactics from rider Darryl Bradley paved the way for promising mare Mohaka to claim her biggest career victory ...
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Ballarat Turf Club

Ballarat racing tips & best odds – Monday, 2 November 2020

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the horse betting preview for Monday's meeting at Ballarat, Victoria. Plus all the best odds, value bets ...
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Melt

Melt back in winning form after two-year hiatus

Former top filly Melt made a welcome return to the winner’s circle on her home patch at Pukekohe on Saturday ...
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Siracusa

Siracusa takes Pukekohe feature

Promising galloper Siracusa brought up a hat-trick of wins in the best possible style when she stormed home out wide ...
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Crosshaven

Game Crosshaven wins Carbine Club

New Zealand-owned three-year-old Crosshaven called on all his fortitude to outgun stablemate Aysar in the Group 3 Carbine Club Stakes ...
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Stormy

Telperion posts first winner

Westbury Stud-based sire Telperion made the best start possible to his stallion career when his first runner to the track ...
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Dark Dream

Lor looks to the future with Furore and Dark Dream but first it’s the Purse

Frankie Lor will launch his star sophomores Furore and Dark Dream at the Group 3 Sa Sa Ladies’ Purse Handicap ...
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Exultant

Exultant ready to roll, Time Warp bids for repeat in Sa Sa Ladies’ Purse

Exultant starts out towards the defence of his Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Vase (2400m) crown with a weighty task ...
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Joao Moreira

Moreira booked for Constantinople in Cup

Hong Kong-based Joao Moreira is set to ride Constantinople in the Melbourne Cup with connections of the horse opting not ...
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Miss Siska

Miss Siska peaking at right time for Group 1

Trainer Grahame Begg believes Miss Siska is over the odds in the Group One Empire Rose Stakes at Flemington ...
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Pierre-Charles Boudot

International riders hope for Golden touch

Two Irishmen and a Frenchman will add an international flavour to the Sydney jockeys' room when they ride in the ...
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Microphone

Microphone out of Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes

Godolphin colt Microphone has been scratched from the Group One Coolmore Stud Stakes because of an unsatisfactory blood picture ...
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Stephen Baster

Baster to pull up stumps after carnival

Jockey Stephen Baster is set to leave the racing industry at the conclusion of the spring carnival to begin a ...
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Best Of Days

A guide to the $2m Group 1 Cantala Stakes

A guide to the $2 million Cantala Stakes, one of four Group Ones at Flemington on Victoria Derby day ...
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Paul Snowden

Redzel win would be fitting for Snowdens

Peter and Paul Snowden will have two runners, Brave Song and Signore Fox, in a $1 million Rosehill race named ...
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Brutal

Golden Eagle fancy Brutal can soar higher

Golden Eagle fancy Brutal has not yet hit his ceiling, trainer Michael Hawkes says, ahead of an acid test in ...
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Kolding

A guide to Rosehill’s $7.5m Golden Eagle

What you need to know on the $7.5 million Golden Eagle, to be run at Rosehill for the first time ...
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Ben Hayes

Three hopes for Lindsay Park in Group 1 Cantala

The Lindsay Park stable has three runners in an open Group One Cantala Stakes at Flemington and co-trainer Ben Hayes ...
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Fasika

Fasika spot-on for Golden Eagle tilt

Joe Pride could not have Fasika in better shape for the Golden Eagle but he concedes the mare faces some ...
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Bivouac

A guide to the $1.5m Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes

A look at the facts and figures relating to the Group One Coolmore Stud Stakes for three-year-olds at Flemington ...
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Mizzy

Mizzy ready to fly again in Eagle

Multiple Group winner Mizzy continues to fly under the radar as she prepares to take on a local, interstate and ...
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Mark Newnham

Newnham confident ahead of Victoria Derby

Trainer Mark Newnham is confident a plan to win the Victoria Derby with Shadow Hero can come to fruition, saying ...
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Ross Barnett

QRIC calls for horse retirement data

The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission has given trainers and owners two weeks to provide updated horse retirement details ...
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Flash Famous

Schofield flashes late

Chad Schofield continued his solid start to the campaign, tallying a seventh win aboard Flash Famous (124lb) in section two ...
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Ben So

Baby delivers at the Valley to give So a first for the season

Ben So earned his first win of the term with a stalk and swoop ride on the Jimmy Ting-trained Baby ...
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Paul Shailer

Tumultuous takes first step to history

Stayer Tumultuous will take the first step to writing himself into Magic Millions history when he returns to racing at ...
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Libertini

Oliver gives Libertini seal of approval

Some positive feedback from top jockey Damien Oliver has buoyed trainer Anthony Cummings ahead of Libertini's Coolmore Stud Stakes bid ...
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Anthony Freedman

Groundswell chasing bonus in Carbine Club

Groundswell is one of three three-year-olds in the Carbine Club Stakes eligible for a $1 million bonus if they win ...
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Singapore Sling

Schofield gets Singapore recall for Sunday’s Sa Sa Ladies’ Purse

Chad Schofield has got the recall for Singapore Sling’s tilt at the Group 3 Sa Sa Ladies’ Purse Handicap (1800m) ...
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Chris Waller

Golden Eagle charm irresistible for Waller

Leading trainer Chris Waller feels compelled to stay in Sydney for the inaugural $7.5 million Golden Eagle, missing Victoria Derby ...
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Shadow Hero

A guide to the $2m Group 1 Victoria Derby

A guide to the $2 million Victoria Derby, a Group One Classic for three-year-olds run at Flemington since 1855 ...
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Melody Belle

A guide to the $1m Group One Empire Rose

A guide to the $1 million Group One Empire Rose Stakes, formerly known as the Myer Classic, a race for ...
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Southern Legend

Fownes aims at another giant-slaying in the Sa Sa Ladies’ Purse

Caspar Fownes will send Southern Legend on a giant-slaying mission against Exultant in Sunday’s (3 November) Group 3 Sa Sa ...
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Mer De Glace

Lane gives Mer De Glace a spin at Werribee

Damian Lane has ridden Caulfield Cup winner Mer De Glace in his final gallop ahead of the Melbourne Cup at ...
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Spill The Beans

Promising sire Spill The Beans dies

Promising first season sire Spill The Beans has died on the eve of the first metropolitan race appearance by one ...
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Ten Sovereigns

Ten Sovereigns retired to Coolmore Stud

Ten Sovereigns will stand at Coolmore Stud with the $14 million Everest in Sydney in which he finished last, his ...
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Santa Anita

Horse safety priority at Breeders Cup

Horsessafety is the over-riding issue at the troubled Santa Anita Racecourse ahead of the Breeders' Cup meeting ...
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Waterhouse and Waller buy at English sale

Waterhouse and Waller buy at English sale

Leading trainers Chris Waller and Gai Waterhouse have been active at the Tattersalls Tried Horses sale in England with a ...
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Test for Red Verdon before Cup acceptance

Test for Red Verdon before Cup acceptance

A bruised heel has stopped Red Verdon undergoing trackwork resulting in the stayer needing to pass a fitness test before ...
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Lexus Stakes 2018: Who will make the Melbourne Cup final field?

Lexus Stakes 2018: Who will make the Melbourne Cup final field?

IT'S last chance saloon for horses looking to get a ballot exemption for next Tuesday's Melbourne Cup on Saturday. The ...
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Tom Melbourne

A rundown of the Group One Kennedy Mile

Facts about the $1 million Group One Kennedy Mile at Flemington ...
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Best Of Days gains G1 Kennedy Mile start

Best Of Days gains G1 Kennedy Mile start

The withdrawal of Crack Me Up from the Kennedy Mile with a fractured sesamoid gives Godolphin's Best Of Days his ...
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Cummings expects big run from Encryption

Cummings expects big run from Encryption

Trainer James Cummings is convinced Danehill Stakes winner Encryption is ready to run a big race in the Coolmore Stud ...
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In-demand De Sousa rides Eagle Way, looks forward to IJC

In-demand De Sousa rides Eagle Way, looks forward to IJC

Silvestre de Sousa is back in Hong Kong and the British champion made his way to the Sha Tin sand ...
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Flemington to suit Mark Newnham's runners

Flemington to suit Mark Newnham’s runners

Quackerjack will be the first of two stakes runners at Flemington for Mark Newnham with the Sydney trainer looking forward ...
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Facts and figures on the G1 Empire Rose

Facts and figures on the G1 Empire Rose

A look at the $500,000 Group One Empire Rose Stakes, formerly known as the Myer Classic, a race for fillies ...
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I Am A Star chasing rare Group One double

I Am A Star chasing rare Group One double

Victory in the Empire Rose Stakes at Flemington can provide I Am A Star a rare slice of history in ...
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A look behind the G1 Coolmore Stud Stakes

A look behind the G1 Coolmore Stud Stakes

A look at the facts and figures relating to the Group One Coolmore Stud Stakes for three-year-olds at Flemington ...
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Long Leaf freshened for Coolmore mission

Long Leaf freshened for Coolmore mission

Co-trainer Ben Hayes is expecting Long Leaf to produce a big run in the star-studded Coolmore Stud Stakes off a ...
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Progressive Savvy Oak ideal Derby prospect

Progressive Savvy Oak ideal Derby prospect

Cranbourne trainers Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young know what it takes to win a Group 1 VRC Derby (2500m). The ...
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Stuart Kendrick keeps it all in the family

Stuart Kendrick keeps it all in the family

Trainer Stuart Kendrick is looking to the next generation of youngsters to prove they have inherited some of their family's ...
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Nervous wait for Cup raider Red Verdon

Nervous wait for Cup raider Red Verdon

CONNECTIONS of UK raider Red Verdon won't find out until Saturday if their Melbourne Cup prospect will run on Tuesday ...
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Home Ground ready for Derby challenge

Home Ground ready for Derby challenge

John Sargent believes Home Ground will have no trouble with the 2500m of the Victoria Derby which he hopes gives ...
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Tom assigned major weight in Cup

Tom assigned major weight in Cup

Group 1 New Zealand Cup (3200m) aspirant Major Tom will have one more run in the C S Stevens Memorial ...
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Cummings

Cummings lauds Derby Day prospects

IT is not unusual for the Godolphin stable to take a strong hand into a feature race day in Australia ...
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McEvoys chase a Derby first with Farooq

McEvoys chase a Derby first with Farooq

Kerrin McEvoy and his uncle Tony will team up to chase a Victoria Derby victory at Flemington with Farooq ...
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Rosehill returns this Saturday following five week break

Rosehill returns this Saturday following five week break

The Australian Turf Club’s Rosehill Gardens returns thus Saturday as the popular venue begins a six week stint of consecutive ...
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Time's right for another Slipper: Portelli

Time’s right for another Slipper: Portelli

Time To Reign, an impressive winner of his only start, will be given every chance to emulate the Golden Slipper-winning ...
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John Gosden happy with Breeders' Cup pair

John Gosden happy with Breeders’ Cup pair

Frankie Dettori believes Enable can make history as the first Arc winner to claim the Breeders' Cup Turf at Churchill ...
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Group 1 mare resumes at Tauranga

Group 1 mare resumes at Tauranga

Group 1 winning mare Consensus will have the first run of her seven-year-old season in the Chesters Plumbing & Bathroom ...
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Bowman 1st choice to ride Gingernuts

Bowman 1st choice to ride Gingernuts

If Winx doesn't run in the Emirates Stakes, her jockey Hugh Bowman will ride Gingernuts in the Group One race ...
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darren pearce

ATC chief executive Darren Pearce resigns

Darren Pearce, the chief executive of the Australian Turf Cub has resigned ...
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Bayliss to miss Cup through suspension

Bayliss to miss Cup through suspension

Barring a successful appeal, Regan Bayliss will miss the chance to ride in his first Melbourne Cup because of a ...
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Memorable victory for one-man band Mills

Memorable victory for one-man band Mills

Fast-finishing gelding Satirical Magic has won for 80-year-old trainer David Mills at Canterbury ...
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Radipole a lightweight chance in G1 Mile

Radipole a lightweight chance in G1 Mile

Trainer Mike Moroney has lamented a wide barrier draw for import Radipole in the Group One Kennedy Mile for which ...
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Sky Boy earns stripes for Melbourne trip

Sky Boy earns stripes for Melbourne trip

Sky Boy is bound for the spring carnival in Melbourne with two options after winning convincingly at Canterbury ...
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Victoria Derby: What You Need To Know

Victoria Derby: What You Need To Know

Facts about the Group One $1.5 million Victoria Derby at Flemington ...
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Godolphin confirm Cup for Hartnell

Godolphin confirm Cup for Hartnell

Hartnell has been confirmed as a Melbourne Cup starter after a strong track gallop at Flemington ...
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Qewy claims another Cup race in Australia

Qewy claims another Cup race in Australia

After wins in the Geelong Cup and Sandown Cup on a previous visit, Godolphin galloper Qewy has added the Bendigo ...
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The $19.1 million week of Melbourne racing

The $19.1 million week of Melbourne racing

More than 300,000 people are expected to attend the Melbourne Cup carnival at Flemington featuring 37 races with combined prize ...
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Patience pay more dividends for Schmidt

Patience pay more dividends for Schmidt

Dwayne Schmidt's reputation as a top trainer with horses who have leg issues has been confirmed with Time To Rock's ...
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Tangled could give Waller second Vic Derby

Tangled could give Waller second Vic Derby

Trainer Chris Waller will be chasing his second Victoria Derby when he saddles last-start Caulfield Classic runner-up Tangled in the ...
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Large team for Williams in Melbourne Cup

Large team for Williams in Melbourne Cup

Five-time Melbourne Cup-winning trainer Lloyd Williams could have up to a quarter of the field in the famous 3200m race ...
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A look behind the G1 Coolmore Stud Stakes

A look behind the G1 Coolmore Stud Stakes

A look at the facts and figures relating to the Group One Coolmore Stud Stakes for three-year-olds at Flemington ...
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Catchy freshened for Coolmore Stud Stakes

Catchy freshened for Coolmore Stud Stakes

Catchy has been freshened for the 1200m Coolmore Stud Stakes and co-trainer Ben Hayes is leaning to her as the ...
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Anatola reinforces link for Mark Newnham

Anatola reinforces link for Mark Newnham

Mark Newnham will have his first runner as a trainer for breeder and owner George Altomonte when Anatola races at ...
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Classic would be icing on cake for Redzel

Classic would be icing on cake for Redzel

Trainer Peter Snowden says Redzel has been flying under the radar for some time but deserves to be the best ...
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Derby Day kicks off Melbourne Cup carnival

Derby Day kicks off Melbourne Cup carnival

Victoria Derby Day is considered Australia's premier day of racing featuring nine black-type races with a combined purse of $5.3 ...
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Victoria Derby day tips

Derby day at Flemington tips, form and odds, November 4

DERBY day kicks off the Melbourne Cup carnival in style and what a cracking nine-race card punters have to bet ...
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Williams gathers inside info on Cup mount

Williams gathers inside info on Cup mount

Craig Williams is learning as much as he can about his Melbourne Cup mount Wall Of Fire ...
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Motorboat Mike

Price not looking to Motor too far from home with Mike

WHILE a number of her compatriots are looking across the Tasman, Southland trainer Sophie Price is planning an attack in ...
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Main Stage

Busuttin & Young prepared for more Derby success

THE luck of the draw may not have played entirely in their favour, but ex-pat Kiwi training duo Trent Busuttin ...
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Ben Melham to ride Daysee Doom

Ben Melham to ride Daysee Doom

Ron Quinton has decided to spare his apprentice Andrew Adkins from the pressures of Derby day by booking Melbourne jockey ...
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Cup runner Tiberian has teaser pony father

Cup runner Tiberian has teaser pony father

French import Tiberian has a pedigree unlike any other Melbourne Cup contender, being the son of a teaser pony used ...
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Swab charge against Ben Currie dropped

Swab charge against Ben Currie dropped

Officials have withdrawn a positive swab charge against leading trainer Ben Currie but another appeal on a different matter will ...
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Final fields for Derby day at Flemington

Final fields for Derby day at Flemington

Fields for the Victoria Derby meeting have been finalised with 14 horses in the Kennedy Mile and capacity fields for ...
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Sumstreetsumwhere

Marsh stable readies stable stars for big Riccarton Group 1 races

TRAINER Stephen Marsh will have representatives in both group one events at Riccarton later this month. The Cambridge trainer has ...
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Aloisia

Why Aloisia is under the odds for the 2017 Crown Oaks

ALOISIA is the current odds-on favourite to the next Thursday's Crown Oaks, but where's the value? There's little doubting her ...
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Jon Snow

Jon Snow set to relish “bigger” Flemington

The wide expanses of Flemington will be a major plus for Jon Snow in next Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup ...
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Work to begin at Eagle Farm

Work to begin at Eagle Farm

Work is about to start on the repair of Eagle Farm racecourse with a return to racing expected in April ...
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Who Shot Thebarman

Popular Who Shot Thebarman ready for fourth Cup tilt

Who Shot Thebarman’s fan club will again be out in force at Flemington next Tuesday ahead of the race that ...
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Pioneering UK trainer Mary Reveley dies

Pioneering UK trainer Mary Reveley dies

Britain's winning-most female trainer Mary Reveley has died suddenly aged 77 ...
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Hartnell confirmed for Melbourne Cup start

Hartnell confirmed for Melbourne Cup start

Godolphin has confirmed seven-year-old Hartnell will take his place in the Melbourne Cup ...
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2017 Victoria Derby form guide with free race tips and odds

THE $1.5 million Group 1 Victoria Derby kicks off the first of four Melbourne Cup carnival meetings at Flemington. Run ...
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Cup winning Williams beats them again

Cup winning Williams beats them again

Winning the Melbourne Cup for a record fifth time has been emotional for retired businessman Lloyd Williams ...
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Nine Cup arrests, gran found drink driving

Nine Cup arrests, gran found drink driving

Nine people were arrested at the Melbourne Cup Carnival, while a 75-year-old woman has been fined for drink driving after ...
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Cup arrests over drink, drugs and assault

Cup arrests over drink, drugs and assault

Nine people were arrested at the Melbourne Cup Carnival, including one in relation to drug trafficking, while 78 were evicted ...
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Punters open wallets on Melbourne Cup day

Punters open wallets on Melbourne Cup day

Punters in NSW, Victoria and the ACT have spent more than $140 million on Melbourne Cup day, as Almandin held ...
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McEvoy savours second Melbourne Cup win

McEvoy savours second Melbourne Cup win

Kerrin McEvoy says winning the Melbourne Cup a second time feels better than the first ...
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What they said at the Melbourne Cup

What they said at the Melbourne Cup

What was said about the 2016 Melbourne Cup ...
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Apprentice thrilled by Cup race experience

Apprentice thrilled by Cup race experience

Although finishing last on Rose Of Virginia, apprentice Ben Thompson is hoping it isn't his last Melbourne Cup ride ...
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Melbourne Cup an iconic event: Williams

Melbourne Cup an iconic event: Williams

Lloyd Williams developed Melbourne's Crown Casino in the 1990s, but says the Melbourne Cup means even more to him ...
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Europe is the key to Melbourne Cup win

Europe is the key to Melbourne Cup win

Lloyd Williams believes European bloodlines are the key to winning the Melbourne Cup at the expense of the local breeding ...
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Gina Rinehart tumbles at Melb Cup marquee

Gina Rinehart tumbles at Melb Cup marquee

Billionaire mining magnate Gina Rinehart has made a quick return to her feet moments after taking a tumble down a ...
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Cup winning Williams beats them again

Cup winning Williams beats them again

Winning the Melbourne Cup for a record fifth time has been emotional for retired businessman Lloyd Williams ...
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Moreira's thirst quenched for Melb Cup win

Moreira’s thirst quenched for Melb Cup win

Champion Hong Kong-based rider Joao Moreira will keep chasing the Melbourne Cup dream after finishing second aboard Heartbreak City ...
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Lloyd Williams wins a record 5th Cup

Lloyd Williams wins a record 5th Cup

Lloyd Williams has become the most successful winning owner of the Melbourne Cup with Almandin giving him his fifth ...
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Lloyd Williams wins a record 5th Cup

Lloyd Williams wins a record 5th Cup

Lloyd Williams has become the most successful winning owner of the Melbourne Cup with Almandin giving him his fifth ...
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Jameka didn't stay 3200m: Hall

Jameka didn’t stay 3200m: Hall

Caulfield Cup winner Jameka has finished 15th in the Melbourne Cup with her jockey Nick Hall saying the mare just ...
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Lloyd's wisdom helps Hickmott win 2nd Cup

Lloyd’s wisdom helps Hickmott win 2nd Cup

Trainer Robert Hickmott says owner Lloyd Williams's wealth of racing experience was crucial in Almandin's Melbourne Cup win ...
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McEvoy's Dad watches on in second Cup win

McEvoy’s Dad watches on in second Cup win

Kerrin McEvoy's father Phillip says his son produced a great ride to win his second Melbourne Cup in a close ...
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Thousands clamber to watch Melbourne Cup

Thousands clamber to watch Melbourne Cup

Lucky punters have celebrated Almandin's Melbourne Cup win by drinking from their shoes and hugging in the rain ...
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No Heartbreak for owners in Melbourne Cup

No Heartbreak for owners in Melbourne Cup

The ownership group of Heartbreak City were over the moon with the performance of the stayer to finish second in ...
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Flippant

Flippant causes upset in stunning return to form

FOUR-year-old mare Flippant hadn't won for almost 11 months when lining up in Tuesday MSS Security Sprint, but it pulled ...
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Payne's family link to Melb Cup triumph

Payne’s family link to Melb Cup triumph

Last year's Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Michelle Payne says brother-in-law Kerrin McEvoy is an amazing rider after he won this year's ...
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What the jockeys said after the Melb Cup

What the jockeys said after the Melb Cup

Comments from the jockeys who rode in the Melbourne Cup ...
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Punters cash in on Melbourne Cup win

Punters cash in on Melbourne Cup win

An 82-year-old veteran punter has scored his best Melbourne Cup victory since winning $82,000 in 1987 ...
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Facts and figures on Cup winner Almandin

Facts and figures on Cup winner Almandin

Everything you need to know about 2016 Melbourne Cup winner Almandin ...
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Godolphin in the Melbourne Cup

Godolphin in the Melbourne Cup

A look at Godolphin's history in the Melbourne Cup ...
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Heartbreak City puts up brave Cup effort

Heartbreak City puts up brave Cup effort

Irish trainer Tony Martin could not hide his delight at the performance of Heartbreak City at his first attempt at ...
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Godolphin to keep trying for Cup win

Godolphin to keep trying for Cup win

Locally-trained Hartnell has finished best of the five Godolphin runners in the Melbourne Cup, with the favourite finishing third at ...
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Hawkins stuns in red pantsuit at Melb Cup

Hawkins stuns in red pantsuit at Melb Cup

Model Jennifer Hawkins has turned heads at the Melbourne Cup sporting a red pantsuit and huge hat, looking a bit ...
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Power outage mars Eagle Farm Melb Cup day

Power outage mars Eagle Farm Melb Cup day

Eagle Farm racegoers have missed out on watching the Melbourne Cup on television because of a blackout ...
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How they finished in the Melbourne Cup

How they finished in the Melbourne Cup

How the horses finished in the 2016 Melbourne Cup ...
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Almandin

Almandin wins 2016 Melbourne Cup for Lloyd Williams

ALMANDIN raced into the record books on Tuesday, winning the 2016 Melbourne Cup and giving owner Lloyd Williams his fifth win in the ...
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Lloyd Williams's five Melbourne Cup wins

Lloyd Williams’s five Melbourne Cup wins

Almandin's Melbourne Cup win has made Lloyd Williams the most successful owner in the history of Australia's greatest race ...
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Williams's Almandin wins the Melbourne Cup

Williams’s Almandin wins the Melbourne Cup

Almandin has edged out Irish stayer Heartbreak City in a memorable finish to the 2016 Melbourne Cup ...
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Atmosphere and stars for Melbourne Cup

Atmosphere and stars for Melbourne Cup

Big names have joined more than 100,000 people at Flemington racecourse for the Melbourne Cup ...
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Melb Cup first past the post: Almandin

Melb Cup first past the post: Almandin

Almandin is the first past the post in the 2016 Melbourne Cup ...
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Atmosphere and stars for Melbourne Cup

Atmosphere and stars for Melbourne Cup

Big names have joined more than 100,000 people at Flemington racecourse for the Melbourne Cup ...
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Jennifer 2nd winner for Weir on Cup day

Jennifer 2nd winner for Weir on Cup day

Jennifer Lynn has given trainer Darren Weir a race-to-race double on Melbourne Cup day at Flemington ...
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Sisters from NZ take out Melb Cup fashion

Sisters from NZ take out Melb Cup fashion

Two sisters from New Zealand have taken out fashions on the field at Melbourne Cup day with designs from their ...
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Jennifer Lynn

Weir wins consecutive races on Melbourne Cup Day

DARREN Weir scored back-to-back wins on 2016 Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington when Jennifer Lynn won the Lexus Hybrid Plate ...
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Darren Weir wins support race on Cup day

Darren Weir wins support race on Cup day

It might not have been the Melbourne Cup but trainer Darren Weir was happy to be in the winners enclosure ...
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Godolphin's Demonstrate wins at Flemington

Godolphin’s Demonstrate wins at Flemington

Four-year-old Godolphin-owned gelding Demonstrate has justified his short price in a 1400m benchmark race at Flemington, sprinting home from last ...
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Capitalist to miss Group 1 Darley Classic

Capitalist to miss Group 1 Darley Classic

Trainers Peter and Paul Snowden have told Racing Victoria stewards that Capitalist will not run in the Group One Darley ...
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Hartnell a firming Cup favourite

Hartnell a firming Cup favourite

Godolphin horse Hartnell is the $5.50 Melbourne Cup favourite after easing to $6 earlier on race day ...
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Hartnell a firming Cup favourite

Hartnell a firming Cup favourite

Godolphin horse Hartnell is the $5.50 Melbourne Cup favourite after easing to $6 earlier on race day ...
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Speedeor

Big plans set for Flemington Fling winner Speedeor

DARREN Weir continued his winning run when Speedeor took out the Schweppes #FlemingtonFling on Tuesday and the master trainer has ...
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Jockeys do their bit for Cup day charity

Jockeys do their bit for Cup day charity

A group of jockeys have stepped away from the turf on Melbourne Cup day to help shave injured hoop Jake ...
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Julie Bishop turns heads at Melbourne Cup

Julie Bishop turns heads at Melbourne Cup

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has arrived at the Melbourne Cup, sporting a classy black Hugo Boss dress and black hat ...
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Tegan Harrison ends run of outs in city

Tegan Harrison ends run of outs in city

Tegan Harrison has broken a run of city outs with a clever ride to score an upset win on Crazy ...
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Kinema stakes a claim for 2017 Melb Cup

Kinema stakes a claim for 2017 Melb Cup

Former English horse Kinema has staked his claim for the 2016 Melbourne Cup with a tough win at Flemington ...
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No punt for Gina Rinehart at Melbourne Cup

No punt for Gina Rinehart at Melbourne Cup

She's the country's richest woman but Gina Rinehart says she doesn't gamble and will be staying away from punting on ...
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No punt for Gina Rinehart at Melbourne Cup

No punt for Gina Rinehart at Melbourne Cup

She's the country's richest woman but Gina Rinehart says she doesn't gamble and will be staying away from punting on ...
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Kinema

Geelong Cup form shines in Prince Of Penzance Plate

CHRIS Waller opted to run European import Kinema in the Prince Of Penzance Plate instead of the Melbourne Cup this ...
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Early Flemington double for Gai and Bott

Early Flemington double for Gai and Bott

Sort After has followed up the win of Invincible Star to provide Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott an early double ...
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Cup day racegoers take on Randwick bookies

Cup day racegoers take on Randwick bookies

Racegoers have flocked to Randwick on Melbourne Cup day for a chance to leave the races with full wallets ...
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Moreira wins on debutante Invincible Star

Moreira wins on debutante Invincible Star

The Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained Invincible Star will be aimed at the Magic Millions after leading all the way ...
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QE Stakes winner Lucia Valentina retired

QE Stakes winner Lucia Valentina retired

Trainer Kris Lees has announced the retirement of triple Group One winner Lucia Valentina, with the mare to go to ...
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Invincible Star

Upset winner takes out 2YO Ottawa Stakes

THE Ottawa Stakes for two-year-olds loomed as a one-horse race at Flemington on Melbourne Cup Day, but it was an ...
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Jim Crowley released from hospital

Jim Crowley released from hospital

Champion British jockey Jim Crowley has been released from hospital with fellow rider Freddie Tylicki in a stable condition after ...
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Thousands expected at Melbourne Cup

Thousands expected at Melbourne Cup

Thousands of racegoers will file into Flemington for the Melbourne Cup, expecting to see fast horses, bold fashion and a ...
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Jim Crowley in hospital after fall

Jim Crowley in hospital after fall

Recently crowned champion British jockey Jim Crowley and fellow rider Freddie Tylicki have suffered suspected spinal injuries in a race ...
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Excess Knowledge wins Lexus to earn Melbourne Cup start

Excess Knowledge wins Lexus to earn Melbourne Cup start

IMPORTED galloper Excess Knowledge defied both a track bias and an inquiry to earn a spot in the 2015 Melbourne ...
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