Our Ivanhowe ‘Forgotten’ in Melbourne Cup Field

November 2, 2015

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Our Ivanhowe ‘Forgotten’ in Melbourne Cup Field

Co-trainer Lee Freedman has been thrilled with the form and class displayed by Our Ivanhowe in the lead up to the Race that Stops a Nation and believes the talented German import is primed for success despite arguably figuring as the forgotten horse in the 2015 Melbourne Cup field.

Lee Freedman is pleased with Our Ivanhowe ahead of the 2015 Melbourne Cup. Photo: Taron Clarke

Lee Freedman is pleased with Our Ivanhowe ahead of the 2015 Melbourne Cup. Photo: Taron Clarke

Our Ivanhowe secured form around some of the world’s best racehorses during his time in Europe, and has posted an impressive career total of five wins and three minors through only fourteen competitive starts since debuting in 2012.

Having received an ideal tune-up for the 2015 Melbourne Cup via a slashing third in the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) on October 17th, Freedman told AAP he is confident the Solider Hollow entire is ready to run a big race at Flemington on Tuesday.

I’m really happy with him,” Freedman said.

He’s probably a little bit of a forgotten horse, but I was always taught if you run a place in the Caulfield Cup and you’ve got improvement left, you’re going pretty good.

So I think he’ll go pretty good.”

Stamping his claims as one to watch from his first competitive appearance at the races for second in a two-year-old race in Dusseldorf in late 2012, Our Ivanhowe contested only three starts through 2013; highlighted by two victories including the Group 2 Oppenheim Union Rennen (2212m).

Returning to racing in 2014 for success in the Group 2 Gerling Preis (2413m), Our Ivanhowe was unlucky to be blocked for a run and sixth in the Group 2 Grand Prix De Chantilly (2400m) but responded in the best way possible when posting a maiden win at the highest level in the Group 1 Longines Preis Von Baden (2413m).

Failing to fire and eighteenth in the famed Arc De Triomphe (2400m), Our Ivanhowe again responded well in taking out the Group 1 Pastorius (2414m) on November 1st; placing sixth in the Group 1 Tokyo Cup (2400m) in Japan in his final start before transferring to the care of the Freedmans this year.

Finishing seventh in the Group 3 RA Lee Stakes (1600m) in a solitary autumn start, Our Ivanhowe clearly needed the run when ninth in the Group 3 Naturalism Stakes (2000m) first-up this time but progressed to second in the Group 3 The Bart Cummings (2520m) in his only other start prior to the Caulfield Cup.

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