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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Brae Sokolski and Ozzie Kheir buy Melbourne Cup third placegetter Spanish Mission

Melbourne Cup-winning owners Brae Sokolski and Ozzie Kheir already have their sights on the 2022 race after buying a high-profile raider in a surprise deal. Melbourne Cup-winning owners Brae Sokolski and Ozzie Kheir have effectively landed themselves a free shot at winning the great race again next year. Sokolski and Kheir were among the ownership …

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Melbourne Cup carnival Flemington | The Advertiser

Victoria Racing Club bosses were thrilled to report punters bet more than $720 million across the four days of last week’s Melbourne Cup Carnival. Australian punters splurged more than $220m on the Melbourne Cup as a part of a record betting bonanza across the four days of the Flemington carnival. The Victoria Racing Club reported …

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Melbourne Cup carnival Flemington | Herald Sun

Victoria Racing Club bosses were thrilled to report punters bet more than $720 million across the four days of last week’s Melbourne Cup Carnival. Australian punters splurged more than $220m on the Melbourne Cup as a part of a record betting bonanza across the four days of the Flemington carnival. The Victoria Racing Club reported …

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James McDonald, Hugh Bowman Covid Melbourne Cup

Melbourne Cup winning celebrations have forced James McDonald and four other jockeys to undergo Covid tests before they are able to ride again. Champion jockey James McDonald is among five leading Sydney riders who require a Covid-19 clearance to return to the saddle at Canterbury Friday night and at the rich The Hunter meeting at …

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Melbourne Cup dream not over for Tralee Rose

Tralee Rose’s first crack at the Melbourne Cup ended sadly but trainer Symon Wilde hasn’t given up on his dream of winning Australia’s greatest race with the exciting stayer. Melbourne Cup casualty Tralee Rose is unlikely to race in the autumn but trainer Symon Wilde expects the mare to be back at Flemington next November. …

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Melbourne Cup carnival top rides Damien Oliver and James McDonald

The 2021 Melbourne Cup carnival is over and it’s time to hand out the gongs for the best rides over the four big days. When we look back at the 2021 Melbourne Cup carnival it will be remembered as being all about the champion racehorses and the champion jockeys – namely two hoops in particular …

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