Horse Racing

Tue 5 Nov 2019

‘Robbed’: Australia reacts to Cup farce

‘Robbed’: Australia reacts to Cup farce

Protests were predicted at this year’s Melbourne Cup but not this kind — and it left punters in an uproar and bookies scrambling.

Where every Melbourne Cup runner finished

Where every Melbourne Cup runner finished

Where did your horse finish in the Melbourne Cup? Check the results to see if you might be getting some money back in your sweep. Plus what the jockeys said.

Cup punter turns $10 into $800k and another loses $55k

Cup punter turns $10 into $800k and another loses $55k

Some punters were feeling just as good as champion jockey Craig Williams while others were lamenting the dramatic end to the great race.

Melbourne Cup jockey suspended for whipping

Melbourne Cup jockey suspended for whipping

The jockey riding the horse that came second in the Melbourne Cup has been suspended and fined for his treatment of Prince of Arran.

How much your horse paid out

How much your horse paid out

Did you manage to win big with your Melbourne Cup bets today? Find out exactly how much you won from the race that stops the nation.

Aussie fights off foreign raiders to win Cup

Aussie fights off foreign raiders to win Cup

The Cup is staying in Australia after homegrown stayer Vow And Declare delivered trainer Danny O’Brien his first Melbourne Cup.

Claims of robbery as Vow and Declare wins

Claims of robbery as Vow and Declare wins

Vow and Declare stormed home to win the Melbourne Cup, but the race was immediately overshadowed by interference that robbed a horse at the finish.

LIST: Where every Melbourne Cup finisher placed

LIST: Where every Melbourne Cup finisher placed

There have been claims of a robbery at the Melbourne Cup after Vow and Declare saluted in a thrilling finish. WATCH THE RACE AGAIN HERE + FULL RESULTS

Swift replacement no hit with fans

Swift replacement no hit with fans

Racing fans have taken to social media to question the replacements for international star Taylor Swift after local acts dominated the entertainment

Raceday treatment rocks Cup Day

Raceday treatment rocks Cup Day

A bombshell has hit Melbourne Cup Day after stewards ordered the scratching of one runner over an alleged raceday treatment.

Moody’s guide to every Melbourne Cup runner

Moody’s guide to every Melbourne Cup runner

So you’ve done your sweep and scored a horse you’ve never heard of. Let former Black Caviar trainer Peter Moody set you straight as he rates every runner.

‘We’ve got the best horse in the race’

‘We’ve got the best horse in the race’

Everyone talks a good game ahead of the Melbourne Cup but the connections for one horse in particular couldn’t be more confident.

The Cup tips you can bank on

The Cup tips you can bank on

Nobody knows numbers like quantitative analysts and the ‘smartest kids in the room’ have crunched the stats to deliver a Surprise tip for the Melbourne Cup.

Chasing history: Cup kings out to equal record

Chasing history: Cup kings out to equal record

Champion jockey Kerrin McEvoy and Damien Oliver can equal one of racing’s oldest riding records if either can win the Melbourne Cup at Flemington.

Jockeys put on notice with whip warning

Jockeys put on notice with whip warning

Jockeys during the 2018 Melbourne Cup openly disregarded the excessive whipping rule, Racing Victoria won’t stand for it this year.

How to pick a Melbourne Cup winner

How to pick a Melbourne Cup winner

The racing experts at Ladbrokes have analysed every horse in the field and given us their thoughts on the leading contenders.

Double joy at Ipswich racetrack

premium_icon Double joy at Ipswich racetrack

THE scene was set last Wednesday for a celebration prior to the five-month racing shutdown.

Download your Melbourne Cup sweep here

Download your Melbourne Cup sweep here

If you’ve been left to organise your office’s Melbourne Cup sweep and didn’t get your hands on the paper this weekend, don’t panic, we’ve got you covered.

Mon 4 Nov 2019

TOP TIPS: Experts pick their Melbourne Cup winner

TOP TIPS: Experts pick their Melbourne Cup winner

Struggling to pick a winner for the Melbourne Cup? Let the experts help you out, as they share who they think will win the race that stops a nation.

Fri 1 Nov 2019

Golden girl: King fair chance to trump rivals

Golden girl: King fair chance to trump rivals

In a week when Linda Meech’s axing from a Group 1 contender made headlines, Rachel King is hoping to land the richest pay day of her career in the Golden Eagle.

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