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Americain Deserving Favourite – BMW 2012

Americain Deserving Favourite – BMW 2012

Americain will start as favourite in this Saturday’s prestigious 2012 BMW (2400m) and the seven-year-old start import has the record to justify it. Currently paying $2.10 at , the former Melbourne Cup winner has recorded 11 wins from 29 starts and has amassed more than $5.4 million in career prize money. The David Hayes-trained horse…

BMW 2012 Odds – Americain Short Favourite

BMW 2012 Odds – Americain Short Favourite

Former Melbourne Cup winner Americain will head into this weekend’s feature $2.25 million 2012 BMW (2400m) as favourite despite yesterday drawing the outside barrier (10). The seven-year-old is currently a short-priced favourite ($1.90) at , despite running third to Manighar in the Australian Cup in his last start. His strong race favouritism comes on the…

Americain Ready for Sydney Debut in 2012 BMW

Americain Ready for Sydney Debut in 2012 BMW

Star import Americain is primed for the 2012 BMW (2400m) at Rosehill Gardens this Saturday which will serve as the former Melbourne Cup winner’s first ever race in the harbour city. The favourite ($1.90) to take out the prized event, Americain has been targeted for the Sydney feature and will appreciate the extra 400 metres…

Ten Horse BMW 2012 Field Named

Ten Horse BMW 2012 Field Named

Ten horses will line up in this Saturday’s feature Group 1 2012 BMW (2400m) at Sydney’s Rosehill Gardens Racecourse including 2012 Melbourne Cup runner Americain and French star Manighar. Of the 10 horses today named to contest the prestigious stayer’s race, eight come from overseas. Americain has a chance to avenge his defeat in the Australian…

Americain Out for Australian Cup – The BMW 2012 Double

Americain Out for Australian Cup – The BMW 2012 Double

After taking out the world’s richest handicap back in 2010, the former French-trained Americain this year is looking to emulate another past Melbourne Cup winner Makybe Diva in taking out the 2012 Australian Cup – The BMW Stakes double. Mighty Desert King mare Makybe Diva, the only horse in history to win three successive Melbourne…

The BMW Stakes 2012 Nominations Released

The BMW Stakes 2012 Nominations Released

The Australian Turf Club (ATC) today released the 2012 The BMW nominations, the lucrative Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival feature to run as one of five Group 1 races on the Golden Slipper Day program this Easter Saturday, April 7. Won last year by the ill-fated stayer Cedarberg this year’s edition of the $2.25 million The…

Southern Speed Wins 2012 John Dillon Stakes First-Up

Southern Speed Wins 2012 John Dillon Stakes First-Up

Last year’s Caulfield Cup winner Southern Speed exceeded the expectations of the bookies and punters on Australia Day, the classy mare resuming in a triumphant return to the turf winning the John Dillon Stakes 2012 at Caulfield. Racing for the first time since her Mackinnon Stakes fourth on Derby Day last October, Leon Macdonald and…

2011 Zipping Classic winner Americain

2011 Zipping Classic winner Americain

Nobody got too rich on star stayer Americain but it was a racing pleasure to see the Frenchy toy with a small field to win the 2011 Group 2 Zipping Classic (2400m) at Sandown Hillside today. Starting $1.50 with , those taking the short odds never had a serious concern after jockey Gerald Mosse gave…