Melbourne Cup nominations: Ed Cummings leads the charge for spring majors

The Cummings name will once again be the one to beat in the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups. Master trainer Bart Cummings won 12 Melbourne Cups and seven Caulfield Cups but his grandson Edward will have one of the early favourites for this year’s races with three-time Group 1 winner Duais. Cummings has entered Duais for …

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English raider Away He Goes out of Melbourne Cup with injury

Superstar jockey James McDonald has been dealt another big race blow with the withdrawal of his mount from the Melbourne Cup. Melbourne Cup contender Away He Goes has been ruled out of the great race with a tendon injury. It comes barely 72 hours after champion Sydney jockey James McDonald secured the ride on the …

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