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Melbourne Cup 2017 Exotic Bets

Melbourne Cup 2017 Exotic Bets

Everyone remembers those Melbourne Cups where they picked the horse that ran first past the post, but the punters that manage to predict the top two, top three, or the top four horses win seriously big. We’re here to help with this fiendishly difficult task! Betting win, place or each way, is what we all …

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Jon Snow and Harlem to require further pre-Cup inspections (Update: Both out!)

Jon Snow and Harlem to require further pre-Cup inspections (Update: Both out!)

The Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman-trained Jon Snow and the Lindsay Park Racing-trained Harlem are both subject to re-examination by Racing Victoria stewards and veterinarians following inspections. Harlem hurt his eye, and was swollen on inspection on Thursday afternoon. It was reported that Jon Snow had heat in both his front feet. Both will be …

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Qewy out! (And Abbey Marie)

Qewy out! (And Abbey Marie)

A sensation before final acceptances with Charlie Appelby and Godolphin sticking to their guns and ruling Qewy out of the Melbourne Cup. He’ll go into later spring races including the Sandown Cup. That elevates Wall Of Fire to 23rd in the order of entry, and, with the announcement that Abbey Marie is spelling, puts Thomas …

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2017 Melbourne Cup: Can Qewy rise for Godolphin?

2017 Melbourne Cup: Can Qewy rise for Godolphin?

First published on The Roar. One of the surprises of the Melbourne Cup, now less than a week away, is that Godolphin might not have had a runner until we received confirmation of Hartnell’s entry on Monday. The global operation did send down a few Cup runners from trainer Charlie Appleby, in Francis of Assisi …

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What the Melbourne Cup chances did: Saturday 28th October 2017: Cox Plate, Moonee Valley Gold Cup

What the Melbourne Cup chances did: Saturday 28th October 2017: Cox Plate, Moonee Valley Gold Cup

A monster crowd cheered Winx all the way to win the Cox Plate to equal the great Kingston Town and break the track record as well. As far as the Melbourne Cup is concerned – just over a week away – Humidor put in a huge show, and in the Moonee Valley Gold Cup, one …

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Geelong Cup preview – no international raiders, but a few with Cup hopes

Geelong Cup preview – no international raiders, but a few with Cup hopes

The Group 3 Geelong Cup (2400m) attracts plenty of attention each year for the Melbourne Cup implications, but this year is unusual in that we don’t have a single international raider lining up in the field of 12. Qewy, last year’s winner, is bypassing the race in order to take on either the Moonee Valley …

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2017 Caulfield Cup runner-by-runner review

2017 Caulfield Cup runner-by-runner review

The 2017 Caulfield Cup saw a big upset – let’s review the race, and the Melbourne Cup chances going forward from it. This post contains the original preview as published on The Roar, followed by Result analysis and insight that we received from the race. BOOM! BOOM TIME causes a HUGE upset in the BMW …

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What the Cup chances did: Saturday 15th October 2017 + Cranbourne Cup

What the Cup chances did: Saturday 15th October 2017 + Cranbourne Cup

All eyes are on the Caulfield Cup this weekend but it’s not the grand final for everyone. Let’s take a look. Caulfield Group 2 Herbert Power Stakes (2400m) .@bennallen44 achieves the biggest win of his career as Lord Fandango lands the prize in Group 2 Herbert Power Stakes. pic.twitter.com/LtqsF2NG55 — Racing.com (@Racing) October 14, 2017 …

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