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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.
November 5, 2017

Williams covets another Cup with Almandin

Almandin is the favourite to add to owner Lloyd Williams' record Melbourne Cup haul and deliver superstar jockey Frankie Dettori his first.
November 5, 2017

Almandin flying ahead of Cup: Williams

Co-owner Nick Williams would love to see Almandin, one of six runners he has in the Melbourne Cup, become a dual winner of Australia's most famous race.
November 5, 2017

Barman aims to be oldest Melb Cup winner

The New Zealand brothers and their wives who own Who Shot TheBarman will again have a large entourage when the nine-year-old runs in his fourth Melbourne Cup.
November 5, 2017

Mullins calls on Aussie experience in Cup

Willie Mullins says the Melbourne Cup is an open race in which he will be represented by Max Dynamite,Wicklow Brave and Thomas Hobson.
November 5, 2017

Record-equalling 11 overseas Cup raiders

Overseas-trained horses have won the Melbourne Cup six times, beginning with Irishman Dermot Weld and Vintage Crop in 1993.
November 5, 2017

Overseas raiders thriving ahead of Cup

A record-equalling 11 international runners are vying for this year's Melbourne Cup.
November 5, 2017

Darren Dance chases a Melbourne Cup dream

Syndicator Darren Dance will continue his Melbourne Cup quest when French horse Tiberian runs at Flemington.
November 5, 2017

Adam Campton has Sha Tin covered

Campo has today's Sha Tin meeting covered direct from Hong Kong with his best bets and tips for every race.
November 5, 2017

Predicted rain to soften Doomben

Predicted rain is expected to help take the fire out of the Doomben track ahead of the Melbourne Cup meeting.
November 5, 2017

O’Hara primed for Cup debut on Single Gaze

Kathy O'Hara is primed for her Melbourne Cup debut aboard her favourite horse, Caulfield Cup runner-up Single Gaze.
November 5, 2017

Former UK jockey say she was harassed

British trainer Gay Kelleway has made allegations of harassment she suffered when she was a jockey.
November 4, 2017

Almandin firm favourite for Melbourne Cup

Last year's winner Almandin is the favourite to defend the Melbourne Cup for leviathan owner Lloyd Williams who has six horses in the race.
November 4, 2017

Clarke focused on her ‘tiny’ winner

Cranbourne trainer Udyta Clarke has won the Group Two TAB Multiplier Stakes but she had no interest in the winners' presentation.
November 4, 2017

Flemington ban for French jockey Peslier

French jockey Olivier Peslier has been one of three jockeys suspended for careless riding on Victoria Derby day at Flemington.
November 4, 2017

Michael Heagney outed for careless riding

Jockey Michael Heagney has been suspended for careless riding after apprentice Lee Magorrian fell from his mount in the Highway Handicap at Rosehill.
November 4, 2017

Melbourne Cup field decided

Lloyd Williams, the most successful owner in Melbourne Cup history, will have six runners this year.
November 4, 2017

No Derby grand final win for Dusty Boys

Favourite Ace High has won the $1.5 million Victoria Derby, but the Dusty Boys syndicate of Tigers players still enjoyed their day at the races.
November 4, 2017

Tye Angland savours biggest win in Derby

Sydney jockey Tye Angland has claimed the biggest win of his career aboard Ace High in the $1.5 million Victoria Derby at Flemington.