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Team Gelagotis viewed their Irish import Long Arm’s Australian debut at Flemington last month as an introduction to local racing with the view it would be his second run where …

After being the first locally trained horse home in the 2020 Melbourne Cup, Australia’s most improved stayer Persan’s sole focus for this year will be another tilt at Australia’s most …

Manny Gelagotis described it as a Christmas bonus when their Irish import Long Arm made a winning Australian debut. The assistant trainer to his brother Peter, Gelagotis said they thought …

Symon Wilde believes in-form mare Tralee Rose could be a stayer of the future and that is why he regards her Flemington assignment as imperative. Wilde will run Tralee Rose …

Popular Hall of Fame jockey W A ‘Billy’ Smith has died at the age of 92. The well-travelled rider began his career as an apprentice in Melbourne in the 1940s …

Wagering on the Flemington carnival increased this year on the back of record turnover on the Melbourne Cup. Australians bet $221.6 million on the famous race, up more than 17 …

It was the wee hours of the morning in Ireland and after a fitful, anxious sleep, Joseph O’Brien rose in the dark to watch his two Melbourne Cup runners. Unable …

If finishing a narrow second in the Melbourne Cup wasn’t bad enough, Kerrin McEvoy’s afternoon got even worse in the stewards’ room. The jockey was fined $50,000 and suspended for …

The department of youth was to the fore in the Melbourne Cup with the youngest trainer and jockey combination in the race, Joseph O’Brien and Jye McNeil, scoring with Twilight …

There might not be any crowds at the Melbourne Cup this year but that hasn’t stopped punters from opening their wallets and loading up on the race. TAB have released …

Melbourne Cup day at Flemington will host the feature racing program in Victoria this Tuesday the 3rd of November with ten races being run and won on what looks to …

It’s the first Tuesday in November and like many Australians you want to get involved in the Melbourne Cup action! Continue reading for information on the 2020 Melbourne Cup including …

OVERSEAS-TRAINED HORSES TO HAVE WON THE MELBOURNE CUP (From 1993 – excludes New Zealand-trained horses) * 1993: Vintage Crop (55.5kg) – Ireland * 2002: Media Puzzle (52.5kg) – Ireland * …

Master Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien has had conflicting fortunes in the Melbourne Cup barrier draw with Anthony Van Dyck coming up with gate three and Tiger Moth barrier 23 ahead …

Andreas Wohler has given himself a shot at a second Melbourne Cup triumph after Ashrun secured the final place in the field with a late-charging win in the Hotham Stakes. …

The last horse to complete the Hotham Stakes-Melbourne Cup double was Shocking in 2009. Brew in 2000 is the only other Hotham winner to claim the Cup in the past …

A week ago, Jordan Childs was starting to worry he’d be watching the Melbourne Cup 2020 from the grandstand but a few days later he received the news he had …

The Melbourne Cup dream is still flickering for connections of Carif and they will roll the dice one final time in a last-ditch bid to get him into the race. …

Aidan O’Brien’s travelling foreman T J Comerford believes the stable is in a good position to land its first Melbourne Cup with Anthony Van Dyck and Tiger Moth. O’Brien is …

Although international raider Prince Of Arran already has two Melbourne Cup placings to his credit, the Charlie Fellowes camp believe he is going into this year’s race in even better …

Mick Price isn’t sure his Victoria Derby runner Redwood Shadow has the form to win the race but he believes he deserves his opportunity to have a shot at it. …

Danny O’Brien added another string to his already powerful Melbourne Cup bow when Miami Bound returned to form with a win in the Moonee Valley Cup. O’Brien already has last …

For the second year in a row, Steel Prince has won himself a start in the Melbourne Cup. Racing Victoria’s chief handicapper Greg Carpenter elected to penalise Steel Prince a …

Aidan O’Brien’s international contingent of six have begun their spring carnival build up with a workout on the course proper at Werribee. The sextet galloped in pairs with Cox Plate …

Paul Preusker’s star stayer Surprise Baby has pulled up well after his ninth in the Turnbull Stakes and would have his next start in the Melbourne Cup. “He came through …

Joseph O’Brien’s travelling stable foreman Mark Power believes Buckhurst will be ready for the Caulfield Cup after settling in well at Werribee. Power said the quartet of horses they brought …

Persan, who began his campaign with a third in a Wangaratta maiden in April, has claimed a spot in the 2020 Melbourne Cup after winning The Bart Cummings. His co-trainer …

A flight containing the spring raiders from the northern hemisphere has touched down safely at Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport. Included on the flight, which arrived on Friday night, was dual Melbourne …

A flight containing the spring raiders from the northern hemisphere has touched down safely at Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport. Included on the flight was dual Melbourne Cup placegetter Prince Of Arran …

Matt Cumani is trying to view The Bart Cummings as just another race for his emerging stayer Creedence and shut out what it will mean if he wins. The horse …