Posts containing the tag Flemington Racecourse

2020 Melbourne Cup Facts & Figures (but are they relevant?)

Posted by Paul Moon in Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Racing Horse has an in-depth look at the Melbourne Cup and highlighted a new trend that looks likely to continue at least in the short-term. It is well worth a read before looking at the numbers… 2020 MELBOURNE CUP – Cause For Concern! We follow up a personal view of the Melbourne Cup … Continue reading

2020 MELBOURNE CUP – Cause For Concern!

Posted by Paul Moon in Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Love, loyalty and bond for the Melbourne Cup has lived in my heart for 52 years but I am now concerned about its future – I would like to explain why. In all its manifestations the Melbourne Cup is the one race or sporting event in the world that genuinely and emotionally connects with the … Continue reading

Melbourne Cup Update

Posted by Paul Moon in Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

On Saturday night the trainers, owners and connections of 24 fabulous horses will attend the Phar Lap Lounge on the Flemington Racecourse for the live televised draw of the 2019 Melbourne Cup. This great race is taking shape regarding runners and riders and at this stage it looks as though there could be 11 UK … Continue reading

The Melbourne Cup – In Mortal Danger!

Posted by Paul Moon in Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Racing Horse has grave concerns for the sanctity and identity of the MELBOURNE CUP believing the race to be in mortal danger. This is a plea to the custodians, the VRC Board in consultation with Racing Victoria, to change course now before it is too late! Australia has been a nation in transition and … Continue reading

2018 Melbourne Cup

Posted by Paul Moon in Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Racing Horse fulfilled its racing ambition when invited by the Victoria Racing Club to attend the iconic 2017 Melbourne Cup and what an euphoric occasion it was! To be a bit part of the 90,536 plus inveterate gamblers with a TV audience estimated at 750 million from 163 nations, it was the ultimate racing thrill! … Continue reading