Racing News

November 7, 2017

How the international Cup runners fared

A look at where the international runners finished in the 2017 Melbourne Cup.
November 7, 2017

So close, yet so far for Melham in Cup

Ben Melham believes the weight difference was telling at the finish as the younger Rekindling narrowly denied his mount Johannes Vermeer in the Melbourne Cup.
November 7, 2017

Big Duke leads home Australian Cup charge

Big Duke has finished fourth in the Melbourne Cup to be the first Australian-trained stayer home.
November 7, 2017

Frankie Dettori’s Melbourne Cup history

A look at Frankie Dettori's Melbourne Cup results from his 17 rides in Australia's most famous race.
November 7, 2017

Lloyd Williams continues Cup dominance

Owner Lloyd Williams has added a sixth Melbourne Cup to his collection after Rekindling beat with his other runner Johannes Vermeer.
November 7, 2017

Irish raider Rekindling wins the Melb Cup

Rekindling has beaten Johannes Vermeer in an all-Irish finish to the Melbourne Cup.
November 7, 2017

Melb Cup first past the post: Rekindling

Rekindling is first past the post in the 2017 Melbourne Cup.
November 7, 2017

Regal Monarch taken to veterinary hospital

Regal Monarch has been taken to a veterinary clinic after he fell at Flemington with his jockey Joao Moreira ruled out of the Melbourne Cup.
November 7, 2017

Prezado breaks trainers Cup week drought

Trainers Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra have finally trained another Melbourne Cup week winner with Prezado scoring at Flemington.
November 7, 2017

Chilly Cup weather fails to deter Finch

Chilly weather hasn't deterred television presenter Rachael Finch from attending this year's Melbourne Cup.
November 7, 2017

Taylor Dayne rocks Melbourne Cup

American songstress Taylor Dayne is set to serenade a Melbourne Cup marquee with her 1980s hits but is keen to finish her set and finalise her bets.
November 7, 2017

Jinx ‘N’ Drinx continues Fradd run of form

Robbie Fradd has produced a clever front-running ride on Jinx 'N' Drinx at Doomben to continue his winning run.
November 7, 2017

Moreira injured, apprentice to ride in Cup

Apprentice Ben Allen will ride Thomas Hobson in the Melbourne Cup with Joao Moreira ruled out after a fall in an earlier race at Flemington.
November 7, 2017

Magic Joao Moreira out of Melbourne Cup

Joao Moreira has been ruled out of the Melbourne Cup ride on Thomas Hobson after a fall in an early race at Flemington.
November 7, 2017

Jamie Kah lands a Melbourne Cup day winner

Adelaide rider Jamie Kah has soaked up the Melbourne Cup day atmosphere, winning aboard Dollar For Dollar at Flemington.
November 7, 2017

Flemington stakes race return for Tahanee

After a confidence-boosting win on Melbourne Cup day, Tahanee could be back at Flemington to run in the Group Two Matriarch Stakes.
November 7, 2017

Sydneysiders flock to Randwick for Cup Day

Up to 25,000 people are expected to celebrate the Melbourne Cup at Randwick almost 1000km away from the world's premier staying race at Flemington.
November 7, 2017

Money coming for Marmelo in Melbourne Cup

English visitor Marmelo has firmed to $7.50 favouritism with the TAB taking a bet of $30,000.
November 7, 2017

Setsuna confirms Gai’s Golden Slipper plan

Two-year-old Setsuna has capped her first preparation with a Group Three win at Flemington and will now be given a break and aimed towards the Golden Slipper.
November 7, 2017

Randwick full set & best bets

A big nine race card at Randwick and our main man Richie has you covered. Check out Richie's thoughts here......................
November 7, 2017

Melbourne Cup tips: Leaders and sportsmen

Millions of Australians will be watching, and betting on the Melbourne Cup today.
November 7, 2017

Snowy Clark’s Melbourne Cup day preview

Snowy Clark's updated full Melbourne Cup day preview with a suggested betting strategy for each race and his best of the day.
November 7, 2017

Dettori hopes to end Melbourne Cup hoodoo

Owner Lloyd Williams will be attempting to set a new record of six Melbourne Cup wins, while one of his jockeys hopes to finally break his long Cup drought.
November 6, 2017

Last words from the Cup players

Some final words from the connections of the Melbourne Cup runners.
November 6, 2017

Parish credits Shinn for his help

Cory Parish credits fellow jockey Blake Shinn with helping refine his riding style as he attempts to add a Melbourne Cup to his Caulfield Cup win on Boom Time.
November 6, 2017

Campo’s runner by runner Melbourne Cup

Adam Campton gives his runner by runner preview along with his top selections and his best roughies for the big race.
November 6, 2017

Marmelo favourite for the Melbourne Cup

English horse Marmelo has been well supported to win the Melbourne Cup for trainer Hughie Morrison and jockey Hugh Bowman.
November 6, 2017

Jockeys chase their Melbourne Cup dreams

Melbourne Cup contender Boom Time's jockey Cory Parish would normally be riding in a country race meeting on Cup day.
November 6, 2017

Fitter Baster cycles away for a Cup start

In-form jockey Stephen Baster has picked up the Cup ride on Irish visitor Wicklow Brave.
November 6, 2017

Schofield expects good run from Nakeeta

Jockey Glyn Schofield is hoping Scottish-trained Nakeeta will be strong when it counts at the business end in the Melbourne Cup.