YOU’VE heard all the so-called expert tips on the Melbourne Cup — but what about those who are actually closest to the horses?
IT had been one-way traffic for most of Melbourne Cup Day but a late fightback had punters in two minds as the race approached.
MEET the five horses — and one wild G-string-wearing owner — we should all be cheering for in this year’s Melbourne Cup.
WINX had history in her sights when she saddled up at Royal Randwick and the mighty mare didn’t disappoint one bit.
A LEADING betting executive has warned a Punters’ Tax will have serious ramifications for the racing industry in Australia.
LIVE ALOISIA is a raging hot favourite in the group one Kennedy Oaks but there’s plenty of value elsewhere on the nine-race card.
A MAN from Victoria was sitting on his couch preparing to watch the Melbourne Cup, when a phone call changed his life.
PUNTERS have splashed out absurd amounts of money as they look to win on the biggest day of the racing calendar.
REKINDLING charged to victory in the Melbourne Cup but where did the rest of the field finish? Here’s where your horse crossed the line.
ONE heartwarming fairytale comeback story stands head and shoulders above all other storylines for those looking for the best horse to cheer on today.
ICONIC broadcaster Bruce McAvaney has seen it all in sport, but one aspect of this year’s Melbourne Cup has left him gobsmacked.
THE complete race-by-race guide on how to pick a winner in the race that stops the nation and all the other action at Flemington.
THE Melbourne Cup is here and we’ve got you covered with everything you need to know about the race that stops the nation.
FORM GUIDE: It’s going to be a tough day for punters at over the weekend as the countdown to the Flemington racing carnival enters its final hours.
OUR runner-by-runner guide to the Cox Plate is your betting cheat-sheet to a race Winx will dominate but still has value.
A WOMAN has raked in the most miraculous windfall all because of some blind luck and inexplicable logic.
ENGLISH racegoers get wild — as this crazy collection of photos from opening day of Grand National weekend prove.
ONE lucky punter was laughing all the way to the bank after winning a stunning bet at Randwick on the weekend.
BARCELONA pulled off what’s been described as the greatest comeback in Champions League history. One punter saw it coming — and cashed in big time.
A RETIRED accountant was “completely speechless” when a betting agency called to reveal this stunning windfall.
WATCH: CHAMPION mare Winx equalled Phar Lap’s longest winning streak when she cruised to her 14th straight win at Randwick on Monday.
RACING NSW has announced a $10 million rival to the Melbourne Cup which will be the most valuable run on turf.
OH, the joy of hindsight. Here are 2016’s top 10 sporting upsets which could have made you the richest person alive.
A PUNTER has pulled off a miracle, correctly guessing the result of 20 football games — including two in heartstopping circumstances.
SYDNEY horse trainer Bryce Heys was quite emotional after falling short of his first major win. One punter had no sympathy.
A WA man landed nearly a quarter of a million dollars on a “genius” Melbourne Cup punt. His first reaction? Have another bet.
THE off-track star of this year’s Melbourne Cup says she is “so embarrassed” about pictures that circulated of her mounting a wheelie bin at Flemington.
AUSTRALIA has been told to stay classy after the world took notice of how “white person drunk” we just got at the Cup.
THE part of the Melbourne Cup that many onlookers look forward to every year is media coverage of the carnage. How bad was it?
WHAT does a music industry magnate, a chicken industry giant and a contruction boss have in common? Almandin, that’s what.
FOOTY show star Beau Ryan clearly enjoyed his Melbourne Cup day, sharing a video on Instagram that showed him taking horseplay to new heights.
ONE lucky Melbourne Cup punter pulled off the unthinkable today — but another was left spitting chips after Almandin’s win.
HE MAY have admitted to being ‘back on the booze’ but the shock jock turned politician says there is one big difference this year.
IN THE biggest event on the racing calendar, you’d be excused for blowing up after coming second. That wasn’t the case.
KATELYN Mallyon has had to overcome severe injury and turned down a modelling contract to get to the Melbourne Cup.
WILL it be an international star like Wicklow brave? Is it Aussie mare Jameka? How about a roughie in Pentathlon? Pick a Melbourne Cup winner with our comprehensive form guide. LATEST ODDS
AN escaped saddled horse has sparked an early impromptu Melbourne Cup Day race with mounted police down an inner Sydney street.
ONE of Australia’s sharpest punters insists the only home-bred horse in the Melbourne Cup won’t even run a place.
A SPECIAL “drunks chair” used to remove over indulgent racegoers from the field at Derby Day is officially a Ferno Carry Chair.
LEFT it until now to pick your Cup winner? Our experts have assessed every horse and favour this big money outsider.
DERBY Day is Australia’s most special race day and this year’s star-studded card looks the hardest in recent memory. If you’re looking to find some winners we’ve got you covered here.
HEADING to Derby Day and don’t know your margins to your stakes? Here’s your easy guide to help decipher all the jargon and crucial terms to get you through.
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OUR experts give you an early shot at finding that elusive midweek winner.
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