Horse Racing

Wed 7 Nov 2018

Cashed-up Kerrin aims for Redzel repeat

Cashed-up Kerrin aims for Redzel repeat

HE’S already claimed the two richest races of the Spring Carnival but he isn’t done yet with Kerrin McEvoy chasing another win on sprint sensation Redzel.

Raiders aim to fly out on Flemington high

Raiders aim to fly out on Flemington high

EUROPEAN trainers Joseph O’Brien and Charlie Appleby are coming off very different Melbourne Cup Days, but both hope to end their raid down under in style.

A country community perspective on Melbourne Cup death

A country community perspective on Melbourne Cup death

JOCKEY Hannah Phillips, who has ridden in two races that ended in horse deaths, says the Melbourne Cup result was heartbreaking, but not common.

Aussie trainer says overseas horses getting in too light

Aussie trainer says overseas horses getting in too light

HOW can the Aussies horses beat the Europeans these days? That’s what trainer David Payne was thinking after UK horses filled the first four. in the Cup

Cup winner eyeing Aussie return

Cup winner eyeing Aussie return

CHARLIE Appleby is already planning a return to Australia next spring after Cross Counter’s stunning Flemington run produced a breakthrough for Godolphin.

European Melbourne Cup domination predicted

European Melbourne Cup domination predicted

One UK scribe has warned Australia needs to change its philosophy if it wants to again see a local win the Melbourne Cup

Melbourne Cup: Truth about the horse that died

Melbourne Cup: Truth about the horse that died

WE heard the angry mob, but the silence of others spoke volumes about the tragic circumstances surrounding the Melbourne Cup.

PETA demands probe into Cup horse death

PETA demands probe into Cup horse death

THE Melbourne Cup has again been marred by the death of a horse, this time the Irish-trained The Cliffsofmoher.

Cup jockey handed heavy suspension

Cup jockey handed heavy suspension

A stunning ride in the Melbourne Cup has come at a huge cost for one of Australia’s top jockeys as stewards didn’t hold back.

Tue 6 Nov 2018

Murwillumbah shines on Melbourne Cup Day

Murwillumbah shines on Melbourne Cup Day

Temperatures soared at the Tweed River Jockey as thousands enjoyed the Melbourne Cup celebrations

Freak punter turns $10 into $76,000

Freak punter turns $10 into $76,000

A RIDICULOUS Hail Mary bet on Cross Counter was the final star to align in this incredibly lucky punter’s betting masterplan.

Where every Cup runner finished

Where every Cup runner finished

IT was the race that stopped the nation, but at the finish only one horse triumphed. But where did every other runner finish? SEE THE COMPLETE FINISHING ORDER

Cross Counter takes out Melbourne Cup

Cross Counter takes out Melbourne Cup

Heavy rain caused chaos at Flemington but the main race still managed to stop the nation.

Betting agencies go down an hour before Melbourne Cup

Betting agencies go down an hour before Melbourne Cup

THE 2018 Melbourne Cup is fast becoming the most difficult year on record to pick a winner with a host of popular online bookmakers crashing.

Rain on Cup Day: Which horse wins in the wet?

Rain on Cup Day: Which horse wins in the wet?

WITH a wet Melbourne Cup on the cards, punters are flocking to horses who love a wet track. So where should you put your money if the heavens open?

‘Never seen before’: Cup chaos

‘Never seen before’: Cup chaos

Jockey Mark Zahra should have been celebrating Bella Rosa's win in the first at Flemington but was instead left lamenting the awful conditions ahead of the Cup

Melbourne Cup: Five-minute guide

Melbourne Cup: Five-minute guide

ALWAYS struggling to pick out your Melbourne Cup runner? Take five minutes to study our comprehensive form guide and you'll have the inside running.

'Hold onto your g-string' Bruce goes rogue

'Hold onto your g-string' Bruce goes rogue

AUSSIE sporting icon Bruce McAvaney is going out with a bang.

Inside word on every Cup runner

Inside word on every Cup runner

YOU’VE heard all the so-called expert tips on the Melbourne Cup — but what about those who are actually closest to the horses?

Celebs in early glam for Melbourne Cup

Celebs in early glam for Melbourne Cup

IT’S the race that stops the nation, but let’s be honest — most of us are here for the fashion and the trackside chaos.

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