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2014/11/01 10:29
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FROM the moment it was announced Japanese runners were making a return to this year’s spring carnival, punters started salivating and bookmakers were running scared. Such is the intimidating...
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2014/11/01 10:27
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An old man once said to horse owner and broker Terry Henderson that when the moment came for his life to pass before his eyes, he would want to have plenty to watch. An old man once said to horse...
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When Australia last lost a series to Pakistan, Paul Keating was Prime Minister, Mark Taylor was in his first series as Test captain and Jeune won the Melbourne Cup. When Australia last lost a series...
2014/11/01 10:06
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TONY McEvoy will have to wait until next year with Big Memory after he failed to break into Tuesday’s 24-horse Melbourne Cup field. The South Australian-trained stayer was gallant in defeat —...
2014/11/01 10:04
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It seems the number eight is just as lucky in Japan as it is in China. And the trainer of the Melbourne Cup favourite Admire Rakti, Tomoyuki Umeda, is pleased that's where the horse will start from...
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DAMIEN Oliver celebrated his fifth Victoria Derby and expects Preferment to be back at Flemington next year as a genuine Melbourne Cup chance. The victory was significant for Oliver, the maiden...
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VICTORIA has two of the favourites for Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup after Signoff burst into contention with an emphatic win in the Lexus Stakes at Flemington. Owned by caravan king Gerry Ryan, who won...
2014/11/01 09:19
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I remember the first time I placed a bet on the Melbourne Cup. It was two bets in fact that my parents put a couple of dollars towards for me. The first time I placed a bet on the Melbourne Cup, with...
2014/11/01 08:04
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Lexus Stakes winner Signoff has been joined by Unchain My Heart in claiming the last two places in the Melbourne Cup. Signoff earned his berth with an automatic entry after a clinical victory over...
2014/11/01 07:55
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When trainer Paul Beshara was outed for six months last year after being found guilty of administering an illegal substance to his star galloper Happy Trails on the morning of a major race at Moonee...
2014/11/01 07:46
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When I was little, the first week of November was dedicated to one thing and one thing only - celebrating k.d.lang's birthday. "Has somebody got a Constant Craving for cake," I'd say? Wait, no that's...
2014/11/01 07:35
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AS the Chris Waller rocket has exploded through the skies, Waller’s propensity for mounting yard tears has been a lovely counterbalance to the sheer force of his success. The man is a freak — but...
2014/11/01 07:30
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RACING has a way of dropping messages from the heavens. Kris Lees felt a little gem float into his lap the day he needed it most. Max Lees, celebrated trainer of more than 3000 winners including...
2014/11/01 07:04
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Glyn Schofield will ride French import Au Revoir in the Melbourne Cup and he has the Sydney stewards to thank. Led by chief stipe Ray Murrihy, the stewards found themselves in the unlikely situation...
2014/11/01 07:04
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Qualifiers through the Lexus Quality (Hotham Handicap) since 1987 and where they finished in the Melbourne Cup. Until 2005, both first and second placegetters in the race were guaranteed a Cup start...
2014/11/01 07:04
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A careless riding supension from Derby Day will not affect Tye Angland riding in the Melbourne Cup but he will miss a Group One ride later in the week. Angland was suspended for shifting in aboard...
2014/11/01 06:24
2014/11/01 06:24
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Sorry, Phar Lap. You're stuffed in Melbourne. Yes, the wonder horse of the 1930s won 37 of 51 races in four years, but, if he were still here, he wouldn't look like safe money for this year's...
2014/11/01 05:47
2014/11/01 05:47
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SOLANGE Knowles brought her music and style to Derby Day. The younger sister of superstar Beyoncé performed in the Lavazza marquee on a pitstop back to LA. But the singer, songwriter and DJ didn’t...
2014/11/01 05:01
2014/11/01 05:01
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For those casual punters looking to make their one yearly bet on the horses at the Melbourne Cup, we take a quick look at how the odds and payouts work and what (if any) sensible betting choices can...
2014/11/01 04:04
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THUNDER Lady’s claim to fame used to be she was the filly who kicked in rival trainer Clarry Conners in the face. But now Thunder Lady is forging a reputation on the racetrack and has rocketed into...
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