2015 Makybe Diva Return for Mongolian Khan

July 8, 2015

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2015 Makybe Diva Return for Mongolian Khan

Current equal favourite to win this spring’s Caulfield Cup, Australian Derby winning Kiwi Mongolian Khan is set to return to racing in Melbourne’s Makybe Diva Stakes 2015 in September.

Mongolian Khan

Mongolian Khan will run first-up in the 2015 Makybe Diva Stakes at Flemington Racecourse on September 12 ahead of the Spring Cups. Photo: Steve Hart.

A spring cups mission is on the agenda for the Murray Baker-trained Holy Roman Emperor colt Mongolian Khan who will be nominated for both the $3 million Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) on October 17 as well as the iconic $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on the first Tuesday of November.

Currently the rising four-year-old, who has amassed over $1.9 million in prize money to date with wins in seven of his nine career starts, sits as the equal $13 co-favourite with Hartnell in futures Caulfield Cup betting at Ladbrokes.com.au.

He is also a livewire chance at $17 as co-second elect in the all-in Melbourne Cup odds that are led by Japan’s Fame Game ($13).

Mongolian Khan became a Group 1 winner at home in New Zealand in late February at Ellerslie winning the NZ Derby over 2400m before a trip down under this autumn.

Improving on a fifth to NZ Derby runner-up Volkstok’n’barrell in the Group 1 Rosehill Guineas (2000m) on March 21 he relished a step back up to the mile and a half at Randwick on April 6 during The Championships to win the Group 1 Australian Derby (2400m).

Back in work and set to return to Oz chasing more elite level success, Baker has this week confirmed plans to target the $400,000 Group 1 Makybe Diva Stakes (1600m) first-up at Flemington on September 12 with the young stayer.

A four-year-old won the Makybe Diva Stakes last spring with the now retired Peter Moody-trained Dissident getting the job done to complete the Memsie Stakes – Makbye Diva Stakes double.

In the Caulfield Cup meanwhile four-year-olds went back-to-back in 2010 and 2011 with Descarado and Southern Speed saluting respectively, both coming out of the race’s traditional lead-up the Turnbull Stakes.

This year’s $500,000 Group 1 Turnbull Stakes (2000m) runs at Flemington on October 4 two weeks out from the Caulfield Cup and is another likely spring mission for Mongolian Khan, the race having produced four of the past six Caulfield Cup winners.

Mark Kavanagh’s stable star Shocking was the last four-year-old Melbourne Cup winner back in 2009, while no horse has come directly out of the Caulfield Cup to win the Melbourne Cup since the Japanese raider Delta Blues beat home stablemate Pop Rock in the 2006 edition of the ‘race that stops a nation’.

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