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Daysee Doom set for comeback in Millie Fox

Daysee Doom set for comeback in Millie Fox

Ron Quinton is confident quality mare Daysee Doom can make an impressive comeback in the Millie Fox Stakes on her way to the Coolmore Classic.

Long Leaf favourite in open Blue Diamond

Long Leaf favourite in open Blue Diamond

After drawing barrier seven in the Blue Diamond Stakes, Long Leaf has been promoted to outright favouritism for the Blue Diamond Stakes at Caulfield.

Ace High continues Group One path

Ace High continues Group One path

Dual Group One winner Ace High will continue his build-up to further Classic glory when he runs in the Hobartville Stakes.

Mick Price looks to Sydney with Seabrook

Mick Price looks to Sydney with Seabrook

The Mick Price-trained filly Seabrook is scheduled to have her next start in the Reisling Stakes in Sydney after failing to make the Blue Diamond Stakes field.

Today's Horse Racing Form Guide

TODAY R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9 R10
Canterbury (NSW) 6h 19m 6h 59m 7h 39m 8h 14m 8h 49m 9h 29m 10h 9m 10h 44m
Caulfield (VIC) 9h 24m 9h 54m 10h 24m 10h 54m 11h 24m 11h 54m 12h 24m 12h 54m
Ascot (WA) 9h 43m 10h 16m 10h 51m 11h 29m 12h 9m 12h 44m 13h 24m 14h 1m
Avondale (NZ) 3h 33m 4h 7m 4h 41m 5h 16m 5h 49m 6h 31m 7h 6m 7h 46m 8h 21m 8h 57m
Happy Valley (HK) 15h 9m 15h 39m 16h 9m 16h 39m 17h 9m 17h 39m 18h 9m 18h 39m 19h 14m
Kyneton (VIC) 5h 54m 6h 24m 6h 54m 7h 24m 7h 54m 8h 24m 8h 54m 9h 34m
Gold Coast (QLD) 7h 19m 7h 58m 8h 31m 9h 9m 9h 49m 10h 29m 11h 4m 11h 44m
Strathalbyn (SA) 7h 34m 8h 4m 8h 34m 9h 4m 9h 39m 10h 9m 10h 39m 11h 9m

Today's Horse Racing
Form Guide

Today's Betting Tips

Canterbury (NSW)
Caulfield (VIC)
Avondale (NZ)
Happy Valley (HK)
Kyneton (VIC)
Gold Coast (QLD)
Strathalbyn (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.