There’s a million reasons to be at Sandown Park on TAB Melbourne Cup night, with one lucky patron set to spin the famous Sandown Super Wheel for a chance to win one million dollars.
Team Sharp was pulsating with excitement last night when Kouta Mayhem claimed a Prelude of the TAB Melbourne Cup. “I can barely breathe at the moment!” said a very excited Jason Sharp. Kouta Mayhem showed his customary early dash from box 1 to lead his rivals first time past the post. He maintained his advantage […]
Queensland trainer Darren Russell was heavily involved in last year’s TAB Melbourne Cup having put the polish on finalist Tripum. He returns this year with litter sisters Fab Fit and Snug who are engaged in tonight’s final Prelude series. “It’s very exciting to be back in Melbourne at this time of the year,” said Russell. […]
Tony Brett has enjoyed considerable success in his career, winning numerous group races around the country. But the Melbourne Cup is the one race he places above all others. “It’s the pinnacle. It’s the highest prize money race but even before that… I don’t know it’s just got a special aura,” he said after trialling […]
Shadale is TAB Melbourne Cup bound following a faultless display of speed and strength last night at Sandown Park. He began well and had room to accelerate early and lead. He established a three length break down the back straight and given his strength looked awfully hard to beat. He went on to win by […]
Star New Zealand sprinter Bigtime Paddy will make his Australian debut at Sandown Park this Thursday night ahead of a tilt at the TAB Melbourne Cup in November. Bigtime Paddy (pictured above with Sam, Brendon and Georgie Cole along with co-owner Craig Rendle) arrives in Australia following an impressive run of form. He won the Manawatu […]
More than four decades on, Dynamic Dean’s 1975 Melbourne Cup win remains something Sandra Reed will never forget. The electric atmosphere and big crowd on the night is something she vividly remembers. “It was very exciting. There was a huge crowd, back in those days that was the norm – the atmosphere was amazing. “It […]
Zipping Hawk caused a major upset at Sandown Park tonight by taking out a TAB Melbourne Cup Prelude at $17. In his first start at Sandown Park since reaching the group 2 McKenna Memorial final in July, Zipping Hawk began cleanly from box 6 before carving down to the rail through the first turn. From […]