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Criterion Capable of Staying Two Miles in 2015 Melbourne Cup

Criterion Capable of Staying Two Miles in 2015 Melbourne Cup
October 27th, 2015

David Hayes is thrilled with the condition of Criterion following his impressive performance for second in the Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) over the weekend, and remains confident the horse will have no issues staying the two miles of the 2015 Melbourne Cup next Tuesday. Criterion was sent off a…

2013 Melbourne Cup – Final Field & Barrier Draw

2013 Melbourne Cup – Final Field & Barrier Draw
November 2nd, 2013

The final field and barrier draw has been announced for the $6 million Melbourne Cup, which will take place at Flemington Racecourse this Tuesday November 5, 2013. Included in the 2013 Melbourne Cup final field and barrier draw is Fiorente. The five-year-old is going into the 2013 Melbourne Cup on…

Puissance De Lune Set To Begin 2013 Melbourne Cup Campaign

Puissance De Lune Set To Begin 2013 Melbourne Cup Campaign
July 30th, 2013

2013 Melbourne Cup favourite Puissance De Lune will have his first run of his spring campaign when he runs in the 1,400m PB Lawrence Stakes at Caulfield Racecourse on August 17. Puissance De Lune is currently paying odds of $9 to win the $6.2 million Melbourne Cup at and his…

Green Moon Confirmed As 2012 Melbourne Cup Starter

Green Moon Confirmed As 2012 Melbourne Cup Starter
November 2nd, 2012

Green Moon has been confirmed as a starter for the Group 1 Melbourne Cup next Tuesday November 6, 2012. The Montjeu entire finished seventh in the Group 1 Cox Plate last start after hitting heavy interference during the race. The interference with Glass Harmonium left him bruised and sorry after…

46 Second Acceptors – 2012 Melbourne Cup

46 Second Acceptors – 2012 Melbourne Cup
October 29th, 2012

The second round of acceptances has been released for the 2012 Melbourne Cup, which is due to run at Flemington Racecourse next Tuesday November 6, 2012. 46 horses remain in the running to receive a start in the $6 million race, including Southern Speed. Southern Speed produced an eye catching…

Melbourne Cup 2012 – 67 First Acceptances Taken

Melbourne Cup 2012 – 67 First Acceptances Taken
October 9th, 2012

First acceptances have been released for the 2012 Melbourne Cup, which is set to run at Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday November 6, 2012. The field has been reduced for 151 to 67 after acceptances were taken today for the $6 million race. Included in the 2012 Melbourne Cup first acceptances…

Melbourne Cup 2011 – Second Declarations Announced

Melbourne Cup 2011 – Second Declarations Announced
October 24th, 2011

The second declarations have been released for the 2011 Melbourne Cup that will run a Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday November 1, 2011. The acceptances have been reduced from 78 to 47 after this latest round of declarations, with the most notable withdrawal being that of early Melbourne Cup 2011 horse…

My Kingdom Of Fife Out Of 2011 Cox Plate With Campaign-Ending Injury

My Kingdom Of Fife Out Of 2011 Cox Plate With Campaign-Ending Injury
October 6th, 2011

Chris Waller made the grave announcement yesterday that 2011 Cox Plate hopeful My Kingdom Of Fife would miss the rest of the spring due to a hoof injury. The talented five-year-old won his last start in the Group 3 Craven Plate on Saturday while being only 90 per cent fit…