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First acceptors taken for Flemington G1s

First acceptors taken for Flemington G1s

A host of big names remain in contention for autumn Group One races at Flemington after first acceptances but there have been some notable omissions as well.

Simon Morrish suspended by RAD Board

Simon Morrish suspended by RAD Board

The Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board has handed out a suspension and a fine to Ballarat-based trainer Simon Morrish.

Efforts ramp up to get Winx to England

Efforts ramp up to get Winx to England

English racing officials are in Australia ramping up efforts to convince the connections of Winx to take her to the northern hemisphere.

Mighty Boss to take on older horses again

Mighty Boss to take on older horses again

Caulfield Guineas winner Mighty Boss is set to take on older horses again in the Group One Futurity Stakes after an eye-catching return in the C F Orr Stakes.

Today's Horse Racing Form Guide

TODAY R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9 R10
Canterbury (NSW) 1h 4m 1h 44m 2h 24m 2h 59m 3h 34m 4h 14m 4h 54m 5h 29m
Caulfield (VIC) 4h 9m 4h 39m 5h 9m 5h 39m 6h 9m 6h 39m 7h 9m 7h 39m
Ascot (WA) 4h 28m 5h 1m 5h 36m 6h 14m 6h 54m 7h 29m 8h 9m 8h 46m
Avondale (NZ) 1m 34m 1h 16m 1h 51m 2h 31m 3h 6m 3h 42m
Happy Valley (HK) 9h 54m 10h 24m 10h 54m 11h 24m 11h 54m 12h 24m 12h 54m 13h 24m 13h 59m
Kyneton (VIC) 39m 1h 9m 1h 39m 2h 9m 2h 39m 3h 9m 3h 39m 4h 19m
Gold Coast (QLD) 2h 4m 2h 43m 3h 16m 3h 54m 4h 34m 5h 14m 5h 49m 6h 29m
Strathalbyn (SA) 2h 19m 2h 49m 3h 19m 3h 49m 4h 24m 4h 54m 5h 24m 5h 54m

Today's Horse Racing
Form Guide

Today's Betting Tips

Canterbury (NSW)
Caulfield (VIC)
Avondale (NZ)
Happy Valley (HK)
Kyneton (VIC)
Gold Coast (QLD)
Strathalbyn (SA)

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Feature Races

Melbourne Cup

Known as the richest two-mile thoroughbred handicap in the world, the famous, almost legendary, Melbourne Cup is competed for over 3200 metres at Flemington on the first Tuesday in November. With more than $6m available in prize money, it’s unsurprising that it draws interest, and entries, from far beyond Australia’s shores.

Golden Slipper

The Golden Slipper field is comprised of 16 two-year-olds, and the race takes place at Sydney’s Rosehill Gardens course. Recognised worldwide as the richest age group race, it’s a genuine sprint over 1200 metres, and for prize money of around $3.5 million.

Cox Plate

William Samuel Cox is the man to thank for this great annual event on the Australian racing calendar. Not only was he responsible for their being a Moonee Valley racetrack, but the event, first run 95 years ago, was named in his honour. The Cox Plate field is comprised of 14 horses, three years or older, plus four emergencies. Held on a Saturday in late October, it is a Group 1 Thoroughbred event, raced over 2040m, and offering over $3 million in prize money. It’s known by many punters and insiders as the Weight For Age Championship of Australia and is also a very popular destination for the best of New Zealand’s horses.

Caulfield Cup

Offering more than a whopping $3m in prize money, the Caulfield Cup field is gathered to contest what is accepted as one of the richest handicap races anywhere in the racing world. Contested over 2400 metres each October, it features horses who are aged three years and more. It’s held at Caulfield Racecourse and serves as a wonderful centrepiece for the final day of their terrific Caulfield Cup Carnival event.