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2019 November
  • Tue, Nov 05, 2019
    A poor start has not helped the cause of the Aidan O'Brien-trained Il Paradiso with the stable vowing to be back again chasing an elusive Melbourne Cup win.
  • Tue, Nov 05, 2019
    Frankie Dettori has been suspended for nine meetings for careless riding after being relegated to fourth place by a stewards' protest in the Melbourne Cup.
  • Tue, Nov 05, 2019
    There are no Melbourne Cup scratchings with a full field of 24 to go to the gates for the 3200m-race at Flemington on a soft track.
  • Mon, Nov 04, 2019
    English jockey Ryan Moore says Magic Wand has a lot of class but he would prefer dry ground and a better draw for the mare in the Melbourne Cup.
  • Sun, Nov 03, 2019
    Ben Hayes can etch his name alongside that of his father and grandfather as a Melbourne Cup-winning trainer if one of Lindsay Park's three runners wins.
  • Sun, Nov 03, 2019
    A Melbourne Cup-winning trainer's call to restrict international entries in the race to invitees has been rejected by two prominent local racehorse owners.
  • Sun, Nov 03, 2019
    Indications are Hotham Stakes winner Downdraft has come through the run without issue as he prepares to race on a quick back-up in the Melbourne Cup.
  • Sun, Nov 03, 2019
    As the strapper of second favourite Constantinople, Will Evans says it is a dream come true to be associated in the Melbourne Cup with Joao Moreira.
  • Sun, Nov 03, 2019
    After finishing third in the Melbourne Cup a year ago, The Charlie Fellowes-trained Prince Of Arran is set for another crack at the famous Flemington handicap.
  • Sun, Nov 03, 2019
    The nerves are starting to build for Paul Preusker as the trainer prepares to saddle his first Melbourne Cup runner, Surprise Baby.
  • Fri, Nov 01, 2019
    Jockey Stephen Baster is set to leave the racing industry at the conclusion of the spring carnival to begin a career as a real estate agent.


2019 November
  • Wed, Nov 06, 2019
    After an all-Australian win in the Melbourne Cup, trainer Danny O'Brien is already dreaming about the prospect of back-to-back victories for Vow And Declare.
  • Tue, Nov 05, 2019
    Had Danny O'Brien not fought a long legal battle to clear his name, he would not have won his first Melbourne Cup with Vow And Declare.
  • Sat, Nov 02, 2019
    Damien Oliver has set a record for the most wins by a jockey at Melbourne Cup carnivals, taking his tally to 73 with his first success win of the 2019 carnival.
2019 October
  • Tue, Oct 29, 2019
    Imported stayer Mustajeer was a notable absentee from Flemington's traditional Breakfast With The Stars on Tuesday morning after trainer Kris Lees switched his Melbourne Cup hope's work to Sandown.
  • Mon, Oct 28, 2019
    On the eve of the Melbourne Cup carnival, Victorian racing authorities have announced a major financial commitment to the welfare of retired racehorses.
  • Mon, Oct 28, 2019
    On the eve of the Melbourne Cup carnival, Victorian racing authorities have announced a major financial commitment to the welfare of retired racehorses.