The American-bred, French-trained and Australian-owned stayer Americain will be looking to capitalise on the good record of internationals who run in the Geelong Cup.
We are only 13 days away from the 150th Melbourne Cup, and a highly anticipated feature of this year’s Melbourne Cup Day will be the Greatest Cup Never Run.
French galloper Americain was the most notable firmer for the 2010 Melbourne Cup after winning today’s Geelong Cup impressively ahead of Moudre and Exceptionally. Americain was at $21 dollars to win the Cup this morning although has now shortened into 3rd favourite at $12.
Today see’s the running of the 2010 Geelong Cup over 2406m, Moudre opened as the $4 favourite although has been quite easy in the market and has since drifted out to $4.60 due to the support for Drunken Sailor who’s price has shortened from $8 to $6.50.
Top Sydney jockey Corey Brown has been booked to ride Shoot Out in two of his three remaining races this spring.
Just Horse Racing has been canvassing all the available news, as well as speaking to trainers, to try and get a guide on where horses will run in the lead up to the Emirates Melbourne Cup two weeks from today.
Caulfield Cup winner Descarado looks likely to have a new jockey for the Melbourne Cup.
After the 2010 Caulfield Cup was run on the weekend we take a look at the updated odds for the 2010 Melbourne Cup which is only just over 2 weeks away. So You Think remains as favourite for the race at $4.80 ahead of shocking who has firmed slightly into… Read More »
I have a confession to make – at the risk of sounding very much single, who wants a girlfriend when you can get excited by the likes of So You Think during the spring carnival?
Melbourne Cup winner Shocking is set to start as the 2010 Caulfield Cup favourite after a sustained betting move at Sportingbet Australia saw him shorten from $7.50 to $5.50 in the past 24 hours.
The 2nd acceptances for the 2010 Melbourne Cup have been released and the nominations have now been cut to just 78 runners who will compete for the $3.6 million dollar winners cheque on the 2nd of November.
It is going to be a struggle to get a position in the field for the 150th Melbourne Cup, with 14 internationals set to try and steal our greatest race.
Victoriaâ€™s Spring Racing Carnival will welcome its first Japanese competitor in four years when grand stayer Tokai Trick arrives in Melbourne on Monday. When Japanese horses last competed in Australia, stablemates Delta Blues and Pop Rock recorded a memorable one-two finish in the 2006 Melbourne Cup. This followed countryman Eye… Read More »
After a big weekends racing at Rosehill and Caulfield sportsbet.com.au have updated their odds for the 2010 Melbourne Cup, the best push this week has been for the Bart Cummings trained So You Think who is now into $13. Last years Melbourne Cup winner Shocking still remains favourite at $9.