Melbourne Cup

Six months ago, Kerrin McEvoy predicted this would be the year Sheikh Mohammed finally claimed a Melbourne Cup and he wanted to be the jockey to win it. He was …

Connections of the appropriately named Thinkin’ Big are doing just that with the talented colt who is favoured to win the Victoria Derby. And if successful in Saturday’s $2 million …

Progressive imported stayer Avilius will not run in the Metropolitan Handicap at Randwick with Godolphin to instead aim him at the Melbourne Cup via the Bart Cummings. Avilius, who has …

Best Solution has confirmed a trip to Australia for the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups with victory in Germany’s most prestigious race, the Grosser Preis Von Baden at Baden-Baden. Having struck …

Dual Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Corey Brown has landed the ride on English horse Magic Circle in his quest for a third. The Ian Williams-trained Magic Circle is owned by Marwan …

Godolphin’s Cross Counter could be bound for the Melbourne Cup after putting up a ruthless display of controlled front-running in the Gordon Stakes at Goodwood. Stepping up in class in …

Magic Circle has further enhanced his Melbourne Cup credentials with a striking success at Sandown in the Group Three Henry II Stakes. The winner of the Chester Cup 13 days …

Joseph O’Brien has beaten his famous father to Melbourne Cup glory, training Rekindling to win Australia’s greatest race. In a father-and-son finish the younger O’Brien’s Rekindling overhauled Johannes Vermeer, trained …

Marmelo, who punters believe will be the first of the record-equalling 11 European horses over the line in the Melbourne Cup, is not the only overseas raider who has been …

Eight of the 10 runners in the Lexus Stakes will be staking a claim for automatic inclusion in the Melbourne Cup. The winner of Saturday’s 2500m-Group Three race is guaranteed …