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2014 Melbourne Cup Order Of Entry

Below is the first list of nominations for the 2014 Melbourne Cup in alphabetical order. These 148 nominations include 31 quality international raiders that have their eyes set on the richest race in Australia. The Offer headlines the market at 13.00:   Horse Trainer Admire Rakti T. Umeda Akavorourn C. Maher Albonetti S. Jaensch Ali[...]
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Record International Contingent On Caulfield Cup Path

A record 43 Northern Hemisphere-trained horses are set to pursue Caulfield Cup glory in 2014 as nominations for the Melbourne Racing Club’s Spring Racing Carnival features closed today. That number represents almost one-fifth – an even greater benchmark – of the 221 total entries the club received for its flagship event, itself an uplift of[...]
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2014 Melbourne Cup Preview – The Offer

The Offer is the first horse we are looking at in our long range preview for the 2014 Melbourne Cup. The 5yo bay gelding from Ireland is the early $12.00 favourite at Sportingbet and will have the polish put on him by none other than the Gai Waterhouse. “The First Lady of Australian Racing” will[...]
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TAB Punters Bet $91 Million On 2013 Melbourne Cup

NSW and Victorian TAB punters wagered $90.6 million across totalizator and fixed odds betting on today’s Emirates Melbourne Cup race, won by the Gai Waterhouse trained Fiorente. Fiorente paid $7.00 for the Win on the NSW and Victorian totalizators, as well as $7.00 in TAB Fixed Odds betting. One punter had $27,500 at $7.00 on Fiorente just[...]
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Big Punter Wins $280,000 On Fiorente

The big money got it right with Fiorente at the Melbourne Cup, with online bookmaker Sportsbet Australia taking a number of big bets on the favourite. One punter will be particularly happy, placing a bet of $40,000 at odds of $7.00 on the favourite to collect $280,000. Other big bets on Fiorente include $25,000 and $15,000.[...]
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