Very keen. He’s a classy racehorse but I’m not that keen. Red Cardinal gallops at the Werribee Quarantine Centre. Melbourne Cup 2017: Final finishing order REKINDLING charged to victory in the Melbourne Cup but where did the rest of the field finish? Not for me. Easy winner of the Bart Cummings Stakes 7 October before finishing out of the money in the Caulfield Cup where the rider rode her too aggressively in the early stages. Deserves respect but is drawn badly. The Melbourne Cup field is finally set, and with only one horse being scratched from the great race so far, we're looking at a very competitive edition of the race. $13 / $4. Not the worst. Group one winner in Italy. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. The Melbourne Cup 2017 final field and barriers complete with the jockeys that rode in the 2017 edition of the Melbourne Cup are listed in full below. Nor is the wide barrier, as he’ll settle back. The favourite Almandin will jump from barrier 14. Just an outside chance though. By … Race start time is 3:00pm on 3/11/2020 at a distance of 3200m at Flemington racecourse 6. RED CARDINAL (23). Second was last year's winner Almandin, who was sitting at $9 carrying 56.5kgs and then Humidor at $10 alongside Johannes Vermeer. The Aidan O’Brien camp has lost a Melbourne Cup hope after advising Irish Derby winner Santiago won’t run on the first Tuesday in November. DERBY DAY RECAP: ALL THE RESULTS, NEWS & VIDEO, OFFICIAL 2017 MELBOURNE CUP FIELD (barrier in parentheses), 2. Marmelo is the favourite for the 2017 Melbourne Cup, having firmed into $8 the night before the running of the Cup. Is gambling a problem for you? 7. Topweight Hartnell, third in 2018, has drawn barrier 12 while Gai Waterhouse’s Cismontane has stall 17 after sneaking into the field following his Lexus Stakes win on Saturday.
Big question mark about the distance. His form looks a bit flat lately, with a last of six over 2400m in Ireland at his last start. Rekindling has … $8.50 / $2. 8-year-old with form on the flat and over the jumps. He’s another who’s only lightly raced, with nine starts, but this one’s only four years old, on southern hemisphere time, which means he’s only three years old back home.
(winner carried 53kg) gives him a chance here but no form at 2 miles or at Group one.
I liked him last year, but he failed after drawing wide.
The 24 entrants learned their fate in the all-important barrier draw on Saturday night, with race favourite Almandin avoiding disaster. Was third in that Moonee Valley Cup the start before. This horse went to New York and won the two-mile Belmont Gold Cup two runs back, but that’s different to coming to Australia. I’d still rate him highly, but with a couple of question marks. About your choices. Still, if we don’t fancy the Moonee Valley Cup winner we can’t fancy the one that ran fourth to him. He’s got a much better barrier this year, but he’s now another nine-year-old.
Herbert Power Stakes winner Chapada earned a 1.5kg weight penalty for the Melbourne Cup for his win last Saturday’s Caulfield event. JOHANNES VERMEER (3). Flemington Race 7 (3:00pm AEDT) – 07/11/2017. Blake Shinn rides Who Shot Thebarman to victory in the Moonee Valley Cup.
He’s a good stayer, and Andreas Wohler won the race with Protectionist in 2014, so he knows what he’s doing. This English horse has had a run here and it was a good one, second to Lord Fandango over the 2400m of the Herbert Power Handicap, and that horse then ran well in the Caulfield Cup. Copyright © Racing Internet Services Pty Ltd. 2018 Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Hard to see her winning though. Protectionist had two runs here before winning the Cup, taking out the Geelong Cup and coming fourth in the Caulfield Cup.
He’s won four of his last five in good company in France, but on the downside he’s got an awful barrier and is having his first run in Australia, like a few of the internationals. Has a tough task with 57.5kg but certainly won’t be too far away. The Hayes-Hayes-Dabernig stable is going well, but they always are. Another who hasn’t had a run here this time out.
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HUMIDOR (13). Here is the full starting list of horses to run in the Melbourne Cup, as well as the odds for your horse as we count down to the jump. Find out more about our policy and your choices, including how to opt-out. $12 / $3. Melbourne Cup odds.