Melbourne Cup News Stories

Melbourne Cup 2014

Lucia Valentina Photo by: Martin King - Sportpix

2014 Turnbull Stakes - Lucia Valentina Update

Shane Anderson spoke to trainer Kris Lees, who prepares Lucia Valentina for Saturday's Group 1 Turnbull Stakes at Flemington.

Deane Martin Photo by: Martin King - Sportpix

Kiwi Stayers Climbing The Cup Charts

A 1kg penalty has helped New Zealand stayer Deane Martin move closer to securing a start in the $6 million Melbourne Cup.

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Ethiopia preparing for another shot at Cup

The Bart Cummings at Flemington on Saturday could have a bearing on the future direction of 2012 Australian Derby winner Ethiopia.

Sertorius Photo by: Martin King - Sportpix

2014 Turnbull Stakes - Sertorius Update

Trainer Jamie Edwards has Sertorius set to line up in Saturday's Group 1 Turnbull Stakes at Flemington, he joins Shane Anderson to discuss his chances.

Photo by: Martin King - Sportpix

Waller has numbers in Metropolitan

David Hayes has the Metropolitan Handicap favourite Spillway but trainer Chris Waller goes to the Group One race with a strong team.

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Deane Martin stakes Metropolitan claims

Deane Martin has staked his claim for the Group One Metropolitan with a Group Three 2400-metre win in the Colin Stephen Quality at Rosehill.

Lucia Valentina Photo by: Martin King - Sportpix

Lucia Completes Final Turnbull Hitout

2014 Caulfield Cup favourite Lucia Valentina galloped the reverse way of going on the Broadmeadow course proper this morning – and is off to Melbourne tomorrow night for the Turnbull Stakes.

Silent Achiever Photo by: Martin King - Sportpix

2014 Turnbull Stakes - Silent Achiever Update

New Zealand based trainer Roger James joined Shane Anderson to give an update on star mare Silent Achiever, ahead of Saturday's Group 1 Turnbull Stakes.

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Dandino settling in well at Werribee

Dandino, Seismos and Guest Of Honour have travelled well to Melbourne and settled in nicely at Werribee according to their managing owner Darren Dance.

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Metrop looms for Junoob after WFA victory

Chris Waller is likely to head to the Metropolitan with Hill Stakes winner Junoob but says his hand is all but forced by tough Caulfield Cup competition.

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