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Tests to decide The Quarterback's future

Tests to decide The Quarterback's future

A raft of tests will determine the racing future of The Quarterback after he pulled up with EIPH at his past two starts at Flemington.

McGillivray finally gets appeal date

McGillivray finally gets appeal date

Jockey Matt McGillivray will have an appeal against a suspension for interference heard nearly eight months after the original sentencing.

McEvoy wins again on Zipping Classic day

McEvoy wins again on Zipping Classic day

Kerrin McEvoy has made a habit of winning on Zipping Classic days at Sandown and has added another three winners at this year's meeting.

Inquiries for John Sadler over scratching

Inquiries for John Sadler over scratching

The scratching of Observational from a stakes race at Sandown has landed trainer John Sadler in hot water on two fronts.

Today's Horse Racing Form Guide

TODAY R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8
Echuca (VIC) 14m 44m 1h 14m 1h 44m 2h 14m 2h 44m 3h 14m 3h 44m
Muswellbrook (NSW) 39m 1h 19m 1h 54m 2h 29m 3h 4m 3h 39m 4h 14m
Wellington (NSW) 59m 1h 34m 2h 9m 2h 49m 3h 24m 3h 59m 4h 34m

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Feature Races

Melbourne Cup

Held on the first Tuesday of November, the Melbourne Cup, run over 3200m, is Australia’s major thoroughbred race, often termed ‘the world’s richest two-mile handicap’ – and recognised as a major sports event around the world. With over $6m in prize money, it’s no surprise that the best horses (or at least their owners) are eager to participate.

Golden Slipper

This is a sprint for two-year-olds, held in Sydney at Rosehill Gardens. It is recognised as the richest race for this age group across the globe; it’s raced over a swift 1200m and is worth more than $3.5m.

Cox Plate

Named after the man who built Moonee Valley racecourse, this Group 1 2040m Thoroughbred race is held on a Saturday in late October. It’s worth over $3 million in prize money, placing it at number four in all our races, and is often called the Weight For Age Championship of Australia.

Caulfield Cup

The Caulfield Cup field is as classy as you would expect, given that it’s one of the world’s richest handicaps with over $3m in prize money, and is a truly prestigious Australian racing occasion. Raced each October over 2400 metres, featuring horses of three years and more, and held on the course it is named after, it’s a fitting centrepiece for the final day of the hugely popular Caulfield Cup Carnival.