Tag: 'Australian Cup'


Begg after a change of fortune with Nonconformist

When your luck is out, it is right out, as trainer Grahame Begg can attest. Begg was forced to scratch his Group 1 Blue Diamond...

Homesman scores an emotional Australian Cup win

Tears flowed from hardened racing followers after Homesman scored a nail-biting victory in the Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) at Flemington on Saturday. Earlier in...

Williams chasing big Super Saturday double

Super Saturday, as the Australian Cup and Newmarket Handicap meeting at Flemington is known, has not been that kind to Craig Williams. The nine-time Melbourne...

Harlem aiming for third Australian Cup success

Lindsay Park co-trainer Ben Hayes has warned punters not to dismiss Harlem in the Group 1 Australian Cup despite saddling up race favourite Fifty Stars...
Steel Prince

2021 Australian Cup runner-by-runner preview | Flemington R8

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the runner-by-runner betting preview for the 2021 Australian Cup at Flemington on Saturday, March 5, including the best bets and top odds...
Brett Scott

Punt Drunk: Scott fighting for life after training accident

Punt Drunk brings you the top stories and betting tips heading into Thursday's racing action, including the latest on Brett Scott's health after his training...

Payne has Defibrillate in peak order for Australian Cup

New Zealand-bred Defibrillate faces his sternest test as he tries to extend his winning sequence in the Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) at Flemington. The...
Miami Bound

Weather to decide number of O’Brien Australian Cup starters

Trainer Danny O’Brien will pay a late-entry fee to run Paradee in the Australian Cup (2000m) at Flemington while the weather will determine if Miami...

Payne Mulls Over Cup Tilt For Defibrillate

Patrick Payne wanted to see Defibrillate win with more authority but he will still consider an Australian Cup berth for the winner of his past...

Cups targets for Defibrillate

Former Kiwi galloper Defibrillate has been keeping his New Zealand owners entertained over the last month, winning his last three starts in Melbourne, including a...
Concert Hall

Concert Hall escapes serious injury after nasty barrier incident

Trainer Roger James admits he feared the worst as he watched his star mare Concert Hall crash through the outside fence at New Plymouth on...

Nonconformist To Continue Fresh Cup Trend

Trainer Grahame Begg is aiming for his second win in a row in the Carlyon Cup and he is confident he has the right horse...
Concert Hall

Australian campaign on horizon for Concert Hall

Three of Australia’s feature middle distance races are on the cards for classy Cambridge mare Concert Hall this autumn. The six-year-old mare has been nominated...
Sir Dragonet

Sir Dragonet Targets Rich Sydney Race

Ciaron Maher is hoping his Cox Plate winner Sir Dragonet can prove he is Australia's number one weight-for-age, middle-distance performer in 2021.

Harlem stays home for Mornington Cup bid

Lindsay Park has decided to stay close to home and try Harlem again at 2400m in the Mornington Cup instead of continuing his campaign in...

Avilius returns for shot at Australian Cup

After finishing fifth as an odds-on favourite in the Australian Cup 12 months ago, Godolphin galloper Avilius is back for another shot at the Group...

Group 1 Australian Cup attracts field of 14

The Group One Australian Cup has attracted a field of 14 including dual winner Harlem and Melbourne Cup hero Vow And Declare.
Miss Siska

Miss Siska chasing Australian Cup glory

In-form mare Miss Siska, a half-sister to former star sprinter Hay List, will be chasing her first Group One win in the Australian Cup at...

Harlem shooting for third Australian Cup

Lindsay Park will have four runners in the Australian Cup at Flemington including Harlem who is shooting for a third straight victory in the Group...
Fifty Stars

Hayes takes inspiration from Aidan O’Brien

Magic Wand's win in the Mackinnon Stakes after contesting the Melbourne Cup is behind the decision to accept a wildcard in the All-Star Mile with...
William Pike

Regal Power on target for Australian Cup

West Australian Group One winner Regal Power is set for the Australian Cup at Flemington after running home well for fourth in a crucial lead-up...
Fifty Stars

Fifty Stars wins second Blamey Stakes

Fifty Stars has won his second straight Blamey Stakes, with his connections now to decide whether to run him next in the Australian Cup or...
Fifty Stars

Blamey quinella pair back for another shot

Lindsay Park stablemates Fifty Stars and So Si Bon will be back at Flemington looking for a repeat of their one-two finish in the Blamey...

Oliver cops 10-meeting ban at Caulfield

Damien Oliver pleaded guilty to a careless riding charge aboard Harlem in the Peter Young Stakes at Caulfield and has been suspended for 10 meetings.
Miss Siska

Miss Siska takes out Group 2 Peter Young Stakes

Miss Siska has landed her biggest success taking out the Peter Young Stakes at Caulfield en-route to a start in the Group One Australian Cup.