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November 2009 - Spring racing strategy

Emirates stakes day results

Editor / 07 November 2009 / Leave a comment

Results from the days racing.Read more »

Emirates stakes day preview

Ben Asgari / 07 November 2009 / Leave a comment

Emirates Stakes or family day is undoubtedly the most underrated day of the Flemington carnival. Two Group 1 races, complemented by three other Group races and four Quality events makes it a superior day of racing to Melbourne Cup and Oaks Day. Stakes Day also has a far more relaxed feel without the crushing crowds of Derby or Cup Day. It is a great day to attend for anyone put off by the rowdy, drunken crowds of the other three days of the carnival.Read more »

Pancho the Pinata TV debut

Lindsay Andrew / 06 November 2009 / Leave a comment

As part of the Betfair Bash promotion, where 2 people will win all expenses VIP tickets to Royal Ascot next year, Betfair have realeased this 45 commercial. See it first here: more »


Brad Thompson / 06 November 2009 / Leave a comment

An exhilarating Melbourne Cup Carnival concludes with another superb day of racing for Emirates Stakes Day. The premier sprinters in the land headlined by the peoples horse Apache Cat and exciting stable-mate Mic Mac, David Hayes-trained Nicconi, and last year's Emirates winner All Silent contest the G1 Patinack Farm Classic. Bart Cummings Cox Plate winner So You Think continues on his journey in the Emirates Stakes in a competitive field of mile specialists.Read more »


Brad Thompson / 06 November 2009 / Leave a comment

It was an action packed third day at the VRC Spring Carnival with the upholding of a controversial protest and some tight results. But it was the legendary trainer Bart Cummings who was again to the fore, securing a record ninth victory in the feature race courtesy of Faint Perfume. Read more »

Oaks day preview

Ben Asgari / 05 November 2009 / Leave a comment

When Melbourne Cup winning trainer Mark Kavanagh was asked about his rollercoaster spring carnival so far he was quoted as saying 'It's not about the disappointments, it's about how you front up the next day'. After an absolutely 'shocking' Cup day on the punt, all I can do is put that behind me as quickly as possible and front up again two days later.Read more »


Brad Thompson / 05 November 2009 / Leave a comment

The Melbourne Cup Carnival rolls on to Crown Oaks Day. Brad Thompson analyses the nine races Read more »

Preview for Crown Oaks Day

Steve Mcghee / 05 November 2009 / Leave a comment

Favourite backers had a tough day at Flemington on Cup day, but Steve McGhee is confident they can get some back on Oaks Day. Race 1 $100,000 Seven Two Plate (1800m)Read more »

Tips-Melbourne Cup Day support card guide

Steve Mcghee / 02 November 2009 / Leave a comment

The rest of the card on Melbourne Cup day with some punting pointers for bettors. Read more »

Melbourne cup runners

Editor / 02 November 2009 / Leave a comment

The Melbourne Cup perennially throws up an unexpected result resulting in punting frustration at missed opportunities. Here is an inspection of this year's contenders and the reasons to BACK or LAY each runner.Read more »


Editor / 02 November 2009 / Leave a comment

The Melbourne Cup truly is the race that stops a nation. On that first Tuesday in November, every year, for just one day, horse racing takes centre stage. Ben Nasgari previews the big race for Betfair.Read more »

Melbourne cup form

Lindsay Andrew / 02 November 2009 / Leave a comment

Melbourne cup 2009 form guideRead more »

Derby day results

Editor / 01 November 2009 / Leave a comment

Race 5 winner (Mackinnon Stakes) - Scenic Shot Race 6 winner (Victoria Derby - Monaco Consul Race 7 winner (Myer Classic) - Typhoone Tracey Race 8 winner (Salinger Stakes ) - Eagle Falls Race 9 winner (AAMI Business Insurance Stakes ) - Centennial ParkRead more »

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