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Grahame Begg eyeing another Group One

Grahame Begg eyeing another Group One

Grahame Begg has his sights on the Golden Slipper with Written By and is eyeing another Sydney Group One race with Global Sanction,

Harlem to chase another Group One win

Harlem to chase another Group One win

Australian Cup winner Harlem will try to add another Group One win when he heads to Rosehill for the Ranvet Stakes.

Maximum 10 rivals for Winx in George Ryder

Maximum 10 rivals for Winx in George Ryder

Kementari looms as the main danger to Winx extending her Group One record to 17 in the George Ryder Stakes.

Mornington Cup option for Lord Fandango

Mornington Cup option for Lord Fandango

Connections of Lord Fandango will watch the weather forecast to decide whether he runs in the Manion Cup in Sydney or instead contests the Mornington Cup.

Today's Horse Racing Form Guide

TODAY R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8
Ballarat (VIC) 0m 30m 1h 0m 1h 30m 2h 0m
Bathurst (NSW) 5m 40m 1h 15m 1h 50m 2h 30m
Grafton (NSW) 20m 55m 1h 35m 2h 10m 2h 50m

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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.