Melbourne Spring Carnival 2012 Nomination Dates Released

July 26th, 2012

The 2012 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival is just around the corner, with nomination dates now realeased for all the major races.

Listed below are the key dates for nominations and acceptances for seven of the main spring races, which as always, promises to be a bumper carnival.

Heading the carnival is of course the Melbourne Cup which in 2012 looks set to again be dominated by international stayers.

The Cox Plate looks to be one of the most exciting races of the Spring Carnival, with unbeaten youngsters Atlantic Jewel and Pierro potential starters alongside glamour mare More Joyous.

In the sprint events, the racing public awaits to hear whether Black Caviar will race on and return to defend her title in the Patinack Farm Classic.

Caulfield Cup

Nominations: 07/08/12 @ 12:00PM

Late Nominations: 28/08/12 @ 12:00PM

Weights: 15/10/12 @ 12:00AM

Acceptances:

First: 11/09/12 @ 12:00PM

Second: 25/09/12 @ 12:00PM

Third: 09/10/12 @ 12:00PM

Final: 16/10/12 @ 10:00AM

Jockeys: 16/10/12 @ 01:00PM

 

Cox Plate

Nominations: 07/08/12 @ 12:00PM

Late Nominations: 14/08/12 @ 12:00PM

Weights: 22/10/12 @ 12:00AM

Acceptances:

First: 11/09/12 @ 12:00PM

Second: 25/09/12 @ 12:00PM

Third: 09/10/12 @ 12:00PM

Final: 23/10/12 @ 08:30AM

Jockeys: 23/10/12 @ 12:00PM

 

Victoria Derby

Nominations: 25/09/12 @ 12:00PM

Late Nominations: 28/09/12 @ 12:00PM

Weights: 29/10/12 @ 12:00AM

Acceptances:

First: 23/10/12 @ 12:00PM

Final: 31/10/12 @ 10:00AM

Jockeys: 31/10/12 @ 01:00PM

 

Melbourne Cup

Nominations: 04/09/12 @ 12:00PM

Late Nominations: 11/09/12 @ 12:00PM

Weights: 01/11/12 @ 12:00AM

Acceptances:

First: 09/10/12 @ 12:00PM

Second: 29/10/12 @ 12:00PM

Final: 03/11/12 @ 04:30PM

Jockeys: 03/11/12 @ 06:30PM

 

Crown Oaks

Nominations: 25/09/12 @ 12:00PM

Late Nominations: 28/09/12 @ 12:00PM

Weights: 02/11/12 @ 12:00AM

Acceptances:

First: 23/10/12 @ 12:00PM

Final: 05/11/12 @ 09:00AM

Jockeys: 05/11/12 @ 12:00PM

 

Patinack Farm Classic

Nominations: 25/09/12 @ 12:00PM

Late Nominations: 28/09/12 @ 12:00PM

Weights: 06/11/12 @ 12:00AM

Acceptances:

First: 23/10/12 @ 12:00PM

Final: 07/11/12 @ 10:00AM

Jockeys: 07/11/12 @ 01:00PM

Emirates Stakes

Nominations: 05/11/12 @ 12:00PM

Late Nominations: 06/11/12 @ 10:00AM

Weights: 06/11/12 @ 12:00PM

Acceptances: 07/11/12 @ 10:00AM

Jockeys: 07/11/12 @ 01:00PM

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