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Caulfield Cup 2017 – Entertainment

The glamourous two-week BMW Caulfield Cup Carnival which attracts over 60,000 visitors each year and offers over $11.2 million in prizemoney is a celebration of everything from world-class racing to style, food and entertainment. With an approach that’s focused on breaking with convention, the 2017 BMW Caulfield Cup Carnival will lead the way for a […]

Hartnell & Almandin head 2017 Melbourne Cup Odds

Last year’s winner Almandin and minor placegetter Hartnell are the equal $13 favourites for the Melbourne Cup following nominations for Australia’s most famous race. There were 140 entries taken on Wednesday including 31 from overseas and 10 horses that ran in 2016. Leading Australian trainer Darren Weir, who won the Cup in 2015 with Prince […]

Victoria Derby 2017: Sheer Madness shows G1 claims

Sheer Madness has his connections dreaming of Group One races after a win at Flemington. Co-owner Frank Salanitri, brother of trainer John, has November’s Victoria Derby in mind for the son of Moshe after his win in the VRC Member Raymond Ali Handicap (1400m) on Saturday. Ridden by apprentice Ethan Brown, Sheer Madness ($8.50) beat […]

Melbourne Cup 2017: French stayer bought to target race

French-trained stayer Tiberian is on target for a Melbourne Cup tilt after a Group Three win at Deauville. Australian Thoroughbred Bloodstock bought a half-share in the 2017 Melbourne Cup hopeful before his current campaign and the Alain Couetil-trained horse’s narrow win in Sunday’s Prix de Reux was his third from four starts since. “We bought […]

Caulfield Guineas campaign for Azazel

A colt Tony McEvoy has always held in high regard begins his Caulfield Guineas campaign at Melbourne’s first city meeting of the season. Azazel resumes in Saturday’s 1000m handicap for three-year-olds at Flemington, his first start since his trainer scratched him from the Group One Blue Diamond Stakes in February. “I just wasn’t happy with […]

Sydneysiders to experience 2017 Melbourne Cup

Sydneysiders will tomorrow get their chance to experience the allure of the $200,000 2017 Emirates Melbourne Cup trophy when it journeys around Sydney. The day will begin with model, Myer Ambassador and Channel 7’s Rachael Finch dazzling alongside the Emirates Melbourne Cup as she and Flemington Ambassador Georgia Connolly enter Martin Place tomorrow on horseback. Joining the glamourous duo as part of the […]

VRC announces new Melbourne Cup Carnival sponsor

The Victoria Racing Club (VRC), Australia’s premier racing club, and Kennedy, luxury watch and jewellery retailer, today announced a new five year sponsorship agreement which sees the Australian business become a Major Partner of the VRC and the Melbourne Cup Carnival. The retailer has assumed the naming rights of Kennedy Oaks Day and the Group […]