Race 7 News

2016 Melbourne Cup Betting Preview

2016 Melbourne Cup Betting Preview
October 31st, 2016

Hartnell remains a clear favourite to salute in Race 7 at Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday afternoon; the 2016 Melbourne Cup (3200m). Hartnell has been a strong and consistent performer throughout his entire racing tenure to date, but has undoubtedly returned to competition in career-best form this season. Running second to…

2016 Melbourne Cup the Target for Excess Knowledge

2016 Melbourne Cup the Target for Excess Knowledge
August 31st, 2016

Co-trainer Adrian Bott has revealed that Excess Knowledge will be set on a path towards the 2016 Melbourne Cup (3200m) when he returns to racing in the Spring Racing Carnival. Excess Knowledge was a typically-smart performer for Gai Waterhouse through the 2015 edition of the Spring Carnival; resuming for fifth…

Firm Track Required for Curren Mirotic in 2016 Melbourne Cup

Firm Track Required for Curren Mirotic in 2016 Melbourne Cup
July 20th, 2016

Jockey Tommy Berry is confident that Japanese raider Curren Mirotic will prove exceptionally difficult to beat in the 2016 Melbourne Cup (3200m), should the veteran stayer find a dry track at Flemington Racecourse on the first Tuesday of November. A rising nine-year-old, Curren Mirotic has posted six race and wins…

2016 Melbourne Cup on the Cards for Max Dynamite

2016 Melbourne Cup on the Cards for Max Dynamite
June 20th, 2016

Max Dynamite remains a chance of returning to Australia for a second attempt at the Melbourne Cup (3200m) in 2016, despite being unable to make much of an impact in the Group 1 Gold Cup (4023m) at Royal Ascot over the weekend. Max Dynamite was sent off an $8 chance…

2015 Melbourne Cup on the Agenda for Kirramosa

2015 Melbourne Cup on the Agenda for Kirramosa
August 18th, 2015

Group 1 winner Kirramosa returned to racing for a credible fifth in the Fairfield RSL Club BM90 (1200m) over the weekend, and John Sargent is confident the way the mare savaged the line points towards a standout Spring Campaign geared towards the 2015 Melbourne Cup. Kirramosa has posted four wins…

2015 Melbourne Cup Still Likely for Snow Sky

2015 Melbourne Cup Still Likely for Snow Sky
July 28th, 2015

Trainer Sir Michael Stoute was widely believed to have shelved plans for Snow Sky to travel to Australia for a 2015 Melbourne Cup campaign, however Chief International Scout for Racing Victoria Leigh Jordan remains confident the talented stayer will appear down under this year. Snow Sky stamped his claims as…

Precedence to Target 2015 Melbourne Cup

Precedence to Target 2015 Melbourne Cup
July 15th, 2015

Popular veteran Precedence post several typically competitive results through the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival, and trainer James Cummings has revealed he will be set for another tilt at the Melbourne Cup this time. Precedence clearly needed the run when 12th in the Listed The Sofitel (1400m) first-up in September but…

Big Orange a Possible 2015 Melbourne Cup Contestant

Big Orange a Possible 2015 Melbourne Cup Contestant
July 13th, 2015

Big Orange has stamped his claims as one to watch over a short but impressive racing career so far, and trainer Michael Bell has revealed he is seriously contemplating a trip to Australia to contest the 2015 Melbourne Cup (3200m). Posting four wins and a minor through only eleven competitive…

Angel Gabrial a Possible 2015 Melbourne Cup Contestant

Angel Gabrial a Possible 2015 Melbourne Cup Contestant
July 6th, 2015

Renowned owner Marwan Koukash has twice gone close to Melbourne Cup success with the now-retired Mount Athos, and has revealed his desire to win the nation’s leading thoroughbred race is stronger than ever in 2015. Koukash is currently spoiled for choice with talented stayers, but has underlined winner over two…

Boss Hunting 2015 Melbourne Cup Glory

Boss Hunting 2015 Melbourne Cup Glory
June 23rd, 2015

Veteran jockey Glen Boss has already taken out three editions of the Melbourne Cup, but has revealed the fire to ride for success in the country’s headline event for thoroughbreds continues to burn as strong as ever. Inducted into the Australian Racing Hall of Fame this year, Boss is undoubtedly…