Tag: 'Lloyd Williams'

Who won the 2016 Melbourne Cup?

There is no doubt this year has been a year like few others, and you’d be forgiven for forgetting anything else that had gone before...

Who won the 2012 Melbourne Cup?

There is no doubt this year has been a year like few others, and you’d be forgiven for forgetting anything else that had gone before...

Who won the 2020 Melbourne Cup?

There is no doubt this year has been a year like few others, and you’d be forgiven for forgetting anything else that had gone before...

Point Nepean out of the Melbourne Cup

The Lloyd Williams-owned Point Nepean has been ruled out of the 2022 Melbourne Cup after returning elevated blood results, Racing Victoria has revealed.

Melbourne Cup order of entry released by Racing Victoria

Racing Victoria (RV) has today released the order of entry for $8 million Melbourne Cup (3200m) to be raced on November 1. The Robert Hickmott-trained,...

Point Nepean books a spot in the Melbourne Cup

Point Nepean may have travelled wide throughout in the Andrew Ramsden Stakes, but was able to fend of his rivals to win her way into...

Point Nepean a ‘proper stayer’ says Williams

After a dominant last-start Benchmark 84 win at Bendigo, Point Nepean will be looking to win a second Australian start when he lines up at...
Hosier wins at Bendigo

Hosier goes two from two with Bendigo win

The lightly raced Hosier made it two straight wins since arriving in Australia on Thursday with a four-length victory at Bendigo over 1600m.
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Punt Drunk: Melbourne Cup maestro has his say on new rules

Punt Drunk takes you into the weekend with a look at the latest racing news, including Lloyd Williams' thoughts on the new restrictions for international...

Williams’ Irish team readying for return

Melbourne spring aspirations commence in Ireland for horses owned by Team Williams as they gradually make their return to racing amid the coronavirus pandemic.
King Of Leogrance

O’Brien gets winner for Lloyd Williams

Trainer Danny O'Brien has Adelaide Cup aims for Roy Higgins Quality winner King Of Leogrance, who races in the colours of prominent owner Lloyd Williams.
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O’Brien and Freedman get Williams horses

Horses owned by Lloyd and Nick Williams are set to go to trainers Danny O'Brien and Anthony Freedman following the decision to sell Macedon Lodge.
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Lloyd Williams set to sell Macedon Lodge

Macedon Lodge is set to close as a training base for Lloyd and Nick Williams although their racing involvement will remain strong.
Melbourne Cup

Don’t take Melbourne Cup backwards: owners

A Melbourne Cup-winning trainer's call to restrict international entries in the race to invitees has been rejected by two prominent local racehorse owners.

A look at the Group One Mackinnon Stakes

The Mackinnon Stakes is the last of eight Group One races held across Melbourne Cup carnival week.

Latrobe ready for Mackinnon Stakes assault

After deciding to bypass the Melbourne Cup with Latrobe, Irish trainer Joseph O'Brien will saddle him up in the Group One Mackinnon Stakes at Flemington.

Sure Cup bet is only one owner in G-string

More than 90,000 people are expected at Flemington racecourse to watch the Melbourne Cup, as owners, jockeys and trainers dream about winning the great race.
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Sportsbet favours Williams to complete the Cup three-peat

OWNER Lloyd Williams has six Melbourne Cup wins to his name and online bookmaker Sportsbet is backing the businessman to add a seventh to his...

Racing authorities resolve Cup names issue

Having already competed in Australia, international contenders Yucatan and Sound Check can keep their names for the Melbourne Cup.
Almandin Lloyd Williams

Williams Cup squad light on for numbers

Lloyd and Nick Williams will have Yucatan Ire and The Cliffsofmoher as their only likely runners in the Melbourne Cup.

Can Yucatan break the Melbourne Cup favourites curse?

LLOYD Williams-owned Yucatan is set to jump as the shortest priced favourite for the Melbourne Cup ($4.50 at Sportsbet) since Makybe Diva won her third...

Cup favourite gallops at Werribee

Aidan O'Brien-trained stablemates Yucatan and The Cliffsofmoher have galloped at Werribee in preparation for the $7 million Melbourne Cup at Flemington.

Irish horse Latrobe out of Melbourne Cup

Irish stayer Latrobe has been ruled out of the Melbourne Cup and is likely to instead to head to the Group One Mackinnon Stakes.

Melbourne Cup 2018 news: Williams-owned Latrobe out of Cup

JOSEPH O’Brien-trained Latrobe has been withdrawn from the 2018 Melbourne Cup. Owner Lloyd Williams declared that the 3200m trip was “a year too early” for...

Yucatan Cup scratching all above board

Analysis of Betfair data has indicated there were no abnormal price movements before the Caulfield Cup scratching of Yucatan.