Melbourne Cup News Stories

Melbourne Cup 2014

Peter Moody Photo by: Martin King - Sportpix

Moody with two-pronged attack in Coolmore

Peter Moody is hoping either Bring Me The Maid or Armada can cause an upset in a star-studded Group One Coolmore Stud Stakes at Flemington.

Star Fashion Photo by: Martin King - Sportpix

2014 Derby Day - Lindsay Park Stable Update

In-form trainer David Hayes looks ahead to the stellar weekend of racing at Flemington, with his team headed by both Star Fashion and Girl Guide in the Group 1 Myer Classic.

Chris Waller Photo by: Martin King - Sportpix

Preferment a Vic Derby puzzle for Waller

Trainer Chris Waller has yet to work out what makes Preferment tick but he will not be surprised if the colt brings his best to the Victoria Derby.

Farraaj Photo by: Martin King - Sportpix

Varian wins battle with moody stablemates

They are quirky but My Ambivalent and stablemate Farraaj are showing trainer Roger Varian enough to say they will be Melbourne Cup carnival chances.

Hampton Court Photo by: Martin King - Sportpix

2014 Derby Day - It's All In The Stats

Racing and Sports' race analyst Simon Dinopoulos takes a look at the 2014 Victoria Derby program from a statistical perspective.

Brazen Beau Photo by: Martin King - Sportpix

2014 Derby Day - Chris Waller Stable Update

Leading trainer Chris Waller and racing manager Liam Prior look towards another big weekend for the stable in both Sydney and Melbourne.

Rising Romance Photo by: Trish Dunell

Rising Romance impossible to fault: Logan

Caulfield Cup runner-up Rising Romance will be out to make amends in the Mackinnon Stakes before attention shifts to the autumn carnival.

Ken Keys Photo by: RacingandSports

Like A Carousel out to cement Cup berth

Ken Keys has been in the spotlight due to the deeds of Rich Enuff and is now looking to Like A Carousel to cement a Melbourne Cup berth.

Sweet Idea Photo by: Martin King - Sportpix

2014 Derby Day - Vet Check For Waterhouse Star

Myer Classic topweight Sweet Idea will be subjected to a vet examination at Flemington on Saturday after stewards received a report about a fitness issue from the Gai Waterhouse stable.

Lucia Valentina Photo by: Martin King - Sportpix

Lees pleased with Lucia's Cup preparations

Lucia Valentina has continued to please trainer Kris Lees since her Caulfield Cup minor placing as the mare prepares to tackle the Melbourne Cup.

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