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November 6, 2017

Single Gaze underrated again: Olive

Single Gaze has taken her connections on a memorable journey and after her second in the Caulfield Cup she will be out to go one better in the Melbourne Cup.
November 6, 2017

Shinn has great chance at second Cup win

Blake Shinn already has one Melbourne Cup win to his name and believes he has a great chance to add another aboard Humidor in the famous race.
November 6, 2017

Staying trim pays off for Beau Mertens

Beau Mertens will be the only apprentice in the Melbourne Cup when he rides the Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained Cismontane.
November 6, 2017

Snowy Clark has Melbourne Cup covered for you

Snowy Clark has Melbourne Cup day covered with his full preview, suggested betting strategy for each race and his best of the day.
November 6, 2017

James Cummings has Cup chance in Hartnell

James Cummings, grandson of the late 'Cups King' Bart Cummings, will be chasing his first Melbourne Cup win when he saddles up Hartnell.
November 6, 2017

VRC to look at Melbourne Cup emergencies

The Victoria Racing Club will have talks with its wagering partners in an attempt to solve the technology issues that rule out emergencies in the Melbourne Cup.
November 6, 2017

Two shots at Cup glory for Joseph O’Brien

Young Irish trainer Joseph O'Brien will saddle US Army Ranger and Rekindling for his first shot at Melbourne Cup glory.
November 6, 2017

VRC chair carried Cup dreams in parade

The annual Melbourne Cup parade has impressed English trainer Hugo Palmer, who can't imagine Londoners shutting down streets ahead of a big race.
November 6, 2017

Laxon tips Johannes Vermeer for Cup

The first female trainer to win the Melbourne Cup, Sheila Laxon has made her pick for this year's race during her journey there aboard a cruise ship.
November 6, 2017

Michael Dee thrilled to get first Cup ride

Michael Dee is hoping his spring carnival to remember will continue at Flemington when he rides Gallante in his first Melbourne Cup.
November 6, 2017

Nakeeta chasing Cup win for Scotland

Nakeeta will be the first Scottish-trained horse to line up in the Melbourne Cup and his trainer says the gelding is in good shape ahead of the race.
November 6, 2017

Melham has confidence in Johannes Vermeer

Jockey Ben Melham believes Johannes Vermeer probably should have won the Caulfield Cup and rates the Irish horse a great chance to take out the Melbourne Cup.
November 6, 2017

Libran chases Highclere Racing Cup dream

Libran will become the fourth Melbourne Cup starter for European syndicator Highclere Racing when he runs in the 3200m-race at Flemington.
November 6, 2017

First Cup winner honoured by NSW home town

A public sculpture of inaugural Melbourne Cup winner Archer, his trainer and jockey will be erected in the NSW town of Nowra in time for 2018 race celebrations.
November 6, 2017

Palmer to face former bosses in first Cup

Wall Of Fire is considered a genuine chance to give English trainer Hugo Palmer a Melbourne Cup win at his first attempt.
November 6, 2017

Coldest Melbourne Cup in a decade

Chilly temperatures and drizzle are predicted for Tuesday's Melbourne Cup, which is set to be the coldest in a decade.
November 6, 2017

Jeff Felix badly hurt in race fall

Comeback jockey Jeff Felix has been seriously injured in a race fall at Home Hill in north Queensland.
November 6, 2017

MELBOURNE CUP-Every runner previewed here

Snowy Clark gives his full runner by runner preview for tomorrow's big race to give his top 4 picks and his best Cup roughie.
November 6, 2017

Williams chases 6th Cup, Scotland its 1st

Lloyd Williams has six runners as he tries to win a record sixth Melbourne Cup, while Scotland has its first runner in the race.
November 6, 2017

VRC chair carries Cup dreams in parade

Thousands of people are expected to watch the annual Melbourne Cup parade make its way through the city.
November 5, 2017

Boom Time’s Cup price has Hayes puzzled

David Hayes thinks Boom Time is at an inflated price for the Melbourne Cup following his last start Caulfield Cup victory.
November 5, 2017

Statistics on the Cup

Some statistics on the $6 million Melbourne Cup.
November 5, 2017

Owner says Thomas Hobson well handicapped

The owner of the 2015 Melbourne Cup runner-up is back for another shot with former hurdlers.
November 5, 2017

Quiet coffee plans for Wohler and McEvoy

Andreas Wohler will rely on the skill of Kerrin McEvoy to overcome the widest draw aboard Red Cardinal in the Melbourne Cup.
November 5, 2017

Time for Arrogate to retire: Baffert

Trainer Bob Baffert says now is the time for Arrogate to retire after his lacklustre fifth in the Breeders' Cup Classic.
November 5, 2017

Lloyd Willliams has six-pronged Cup attack

Lloyd Williams loves winning the Melbourne Cup and has six chances to make it No.6.
November 5, 2017

Lloyd Williams continues Cup quest

Lloyd Williams is looking to add to his five Melbourne Cup wins with six runners this year.
November 5, 2017

Barman OUT- denied chance at Cup history

Veteran stayer Who Shot Thebarman will not get the chance to run in his fourth Melbourne Cup with trainer Chris Waller reporting he has an elevated temperature.
November 5, 2017

Who Shot Thebarman out of Cup

Veteran stayer Who Shot Thebarman has been scratched from the Melbourne Cup because of an elevated temperature.
November 5, 2017

Gun Runner leads all the way in Classic

Gun Runner has exacted revenge for his Dubai World Cup defeat by leading all the way in the Breeders' Cup Classic.