The Melbourne Cup Fuzz – Americain wins – 2010 Melbourne Cup Video

The Melbourne Cup was run and won today. “So You Think” trained by the prodigious cup trainer Bart Cummings (he was aiming for his 13th win today), was an unbackable favourite all week and prior to the race.  The 100,000 strong crowd always makes Melbourne Cup Day one of the most unique and envied race … Read more The Melbourne Cup Fuzz – Americain wins – 2010 Melbourne Cup Video

Australia: Caulfield Race Course Gears Up for Thousand Guineas

The Schweppes Thousand Guineas at Caulfield Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia takes place on Wednesday 13th October 2010. The race will see the best antipodean 3 year old fillies matched up for a prize pot of $502,000. The full day’s racing is as follows: 11:05am (local time) $70,000 Pure Light Start Plate 3YOs, 1000M (N/C) 11:40am … Read more Australia: Caulfield Race Course Gears Up for Thousand Guineas

Horse Racing: New Coins Mark 150th Melbourne Cup

The Royal Australian Mint have launched three commemorative coins in partnership with the Victoria Racing Club (VRC) to celebrate the 150th running of the Melbourne Cup. Designed by Wojciech Pietranik, the three 50 cent coins feature some of the great heroes and iconic references that define the Melbourne Cup legacy. VRC Chairman Rod Fitzroy said: … Read more Horse Racing: New Coins Mark 150th Melbourne Cup