Tough Tara can win again

Tuesday 6 November 2012, 10:39am

Hardy gelding Tara Hickory will be given the chance to end a long but fruitful campaign with a win at his home track of Grafton.  Read more »

Oliver's carnival takes another twist

Tuesday 6 November 2012, 10:30am

The Victorian government has been accused of negligence in not increasing the powers of Racing Victoria in the wake of a betting scandal.  Read more »

Weather unlikely to mar Cup

Tuesday 6 November 2012, 9:00am

Fine weather is expected in Melbourne for the running of Tuesday's Melbourne Cup at Flemington.  Read more »

Oliver faces ban over betting scandal

Tuesday 6 November 2012, 1:30am

Australia's top jockey Damien Oliver could retire from the sport after reportedly admitting he placed a bet on a rival horse.  Read more »

From refugee to Cup contender

Monday 5 November 2012, 7:05pm

As a boy, former Palestinian refugee Marwan Koukash just wanted to survive. Now he's aiming to win the Melbourne Cup.  Read more »

Hawkes hoping for a lucky day

Monday 5 November 2012, 6:18pm

Trainer Wayne Hawkes hopes Mackaluckyday can lead the local charge to win the Melbourne Cup, and give him a chance to chat with Camilla.  Read more »

Big punters back locals in Cup-eve betting

Monday 5 November 2012, 6:13pm

The international grip on the Melbourne Cup may have loosened slightly on race eve with an avalanche of money plunged on local runners.  Read more »

Kelinni ahead of schedule in Cup bid

Monday 5 November 2012, 5:41pm

Chris Waller has backed his judgment throughout his short but stellar career in Sydney and is now looking to claim Australian racing's richest prize.  Read more »

Dunaden in peak form for defence: Williams

Monday 5 November 2012, 5:21pm

French stayer Dunaden will be trying to join an elite club of multiple Melbourne Cup winners when he carries top weight in Australia's greatest race.  Read more »

Boss closing in on Melbourne Cup record

Monday 5 November 2012, 5:09pm

Top jockey Glen Boss will join Bobbie Lewis and Harry White in the Melbourne Cup record books if lightweight Kelinni can win Tuesday's race.  Read more »