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Kemp has race options for Mr Marbellouz

Kemp has race options for Mr Marbellouz

Trainer Kevin Kemp is keen for brilliant Doomben winner Mr Marbellouz to run in next month's rich Weetwood but won't be unhappy if he fails to make the field.

Estijaab claims the $3.5m Golden Slipper

Estijaab claims the $3.5m Golden Slipper

Estijaab has won the $3.5 million Golden Slipper at Rosehill to give Hall of Fame trainer John Hawkes his fourth win and jockey Brenton Avdulla his first.

Tony McEvoy proud of Golden Slipper duo

Tony McEvoy proud of Golden Slipper duo

Tony McEvoy will press on with surprise Golden Slipper runner-up Oohood while Sunlight will take a break after running third to Estijaab at Rosehill.

In Her Time claims Group One Galaxy win

In Her Time claims Group One Galaxy win

The Ben Smith-trained In Her Time has broken through for a Group One win in the Galaxy at Rosehill.

Today's Horse Racing Form Guide

TODAY R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9 R10
Hobart (TAS) 6h 47m 7h 27m 8h 2m 8h 37m 9h 12m 9h 47m 10h 32m
Tauherenikau (NZ) 4h 29m 5h 3m 5h 39m 6h 14m 6h 51m 7h 26m 8h 0m
Sha Tin (HK) 9h 32m 10h 2m 10h 32m 11h 2m 11h 52m 12h 27m 12h 57m 13h 27m 14h 2m 14h 37m
Bunbury (WA) 9h 25m 10h 2m 10h 47m 11h 27m 12h 7m 12h 42m 13h 12m 13h 47m 14h 22m
Dubbo (NSW) 6h 7m 6h 42m 7h 22m 7h 57m 8h 32m 9h 7m 9h 42m 10h 22m 11h 7m
Coffs Harbour (NSW) 6h 57m 7h 32m 8h 7m 8h 42m 9h 17m 9h 57m 10h 37m
Echuca (VIC) 7h 2m 7h 37m 8h 12m 8h 47m 9h 22m 9h 52m 10h 27m 10h 57m
Sunshine Coast (QLD) 7h 42m 8h 17m 8h 52m 9h 29m 10h 7m 10h 52m 11h 32m
Port Lincoln (SA) 7h 17m 7h 52m 8h 27m 9h 2m 9h 37m 10h 12m 10h 42m 11h 17m

Today's Horse Racing
Form Guide

Today's Betting Tips

Hobart (TAS)
Tauherenikau (NZ)
Sha Tin (HK)
Bunbury (WA)
Dubbo (NSW)
Coffs Harbour (NSW)
Echuca (VIC)
Sunshine Coast (QLD)
Port Lincoln (SA)

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Feature Races

Melbourne Cup

There’s a special change that comes over Australia on the first Tuesday of every November when all eyes in the nation turn towards Flemington Racecourse for the running of the Melbourne Cup. Nothing else compares with it. Huge swathes of people who never watch a horse run, let alone consider betting on it, gather in groups around television sets to see if the Melbourne Cup tip they accepted will turn out to be the right one.

Golden Slipper

The Golden Slipper is by far the greatest event on Sydney’s horse racing calendar. The 1,200-metre sprint takes place at the picturesque Rosehill Gardens Racecourse and is the world’s richest race for two-year-olds. The $3.5 million prize purse makes it one of the most eagerly sought titles in Australian racing.

Cox Plate

The Cox Plate does not gain the same media attention in Australia as other great races such as the Melbourne Cup, which is a shame. The rest of the world certainly recognises its significance. It is the only race in the Southern Hemisphere that’s been given the honour of joining the prestigious World Series, while this year the Longines World’s Best Horse Race Awards in London named the Cox Plate the best turf horse race in the world (a title it shares with the QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes).

Caulfield Cup

In terms of prominence, the Caulfield Cup comes in just behind the Melbourne Cup, taking the title as Australia’s second-most prestigious horse race. It’s something of a curtain-raiser for the Spring Racing Carnival, occurring in October as a signal for everybody with a passion for horse racing to shift their focus to Melbourne and not look away again until the winners of both cups have been decided. Eleven champion horses have managed to take home the Caulfield Cup and the Melbourne Cup in the same year.