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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 […]

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 […]