It is the last day of the Melbourne Cup week with the Group 1 Emirates Stakes the principle race on a bumper nine-event card at Flemington.
Competition is going to be red hot again with big fields and competitive racing assured on a track rated at a Good 4 and the rail at the true position. The weather forecast is for a maximum of 16C and overcast.
QUADDIES Races: 6-7-8-9
SKINNY PLAY: 3,9,10,12,1,5,16 / 2,3,5,7,10,11 / 1,3,5,6,7 / 3,5,6,8,10
WIDE PLAY: 1,2,3,4,9,10,12,15,16 / 2,3,5,6,7,9,10,11 / 1,3,4,5,6,7,10,12 / 1,3,5,6,7,8,10,12
BEST BET: R9, No8 Demonstrate.
NEXT BEST BET: R8, No1 Lankan Rupee.
BEST ROUGHIE: R7, No2 Hauraki.
R1 12.15pm MARIBYRNONG PLATE 1000m
R2 12.50pm STARLIGHT CHILDREN'S FOUNDATION PLATE 2000m
R3 1.30pm QUEEN ELIZABETH STAKES 2600m
R4 2.10pm HILTON STAKES 1400m
R5 2.50pm | ANTLER LUGGAGE HANDICAP 1600m
R6 3.30pm 7NEWS MATRIARCH STAKES 2000m
R7 4.15pm EMIRATES STAKES 2000m
R8 5pm DARLEY CLASSIC 1200m
R9 5.45pm EMIRATES AIRLINE HANDICAP 1400m