Vow and Declare triumphs in Melbourne Cup

More Sports / Horse Racing Nov 5, 2019

Vow and Declare triumphs in Melbourne Cup

Australian gelding Vow and Declare won the coveted $5.5 million Melbourne Cup at a packed Flemington on Tuesday as revelations about the grim fate of retired racehorses were put to one side as punters streamed through the turnstiles. With veteran jockey Craig Williams in the ...

Mer De Glace favored in Melbourne Cup

More Sports / Horse Racing Nov 4, 2019

Mer De Glace favored in Melbourne Cup

Japanese stayer Mer De Glace and European import Constantinople have been installed as favorites for Tuesday's Melbourne Cup as horse racing in Australia faces surging image problems. First staged in 1861, the "race that stops a nation" has been a fixture on the first Tuesday ...