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2016 Caulfield Cup Barrier Draw: Jameka in 13

2016 Caulfield Cup Barrier Draw: Jameka in 13

The official 2016 Caulfield Cup barrier draw took place on Tuesday afternoon ahead of the mile and a half classic running this Saturday, October 15, with firm favourite Jameka drawing barrier 13. The $3 million Group 1 BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) drew 20 final acceptors with the full 18 starters plus two emergency runners on…

Williams Confident with Bondi Beach in 2015 Melbourne Cup

Williams Confident with Bondi Beach in 2015 Melbourne Cup

Four-time Melbourne Cup winning owner Lloyd Williams has a trio of hopefuls lining up as he chases his fifth ‘Loving Trophy’ in the 2015 edition of Flemington’s famous two mile showdown and it could be the lightly-raced Bondi Beach who is his best chance. Williams is the race’s equal most successful owner with four previous…

Fourth Time Lucky for Happy Trails in 2015 Cox Plate

Fourth Time Lucky for Happy Trails in 2015 Cox Plate

Adelaide horseman Paul Beshara is hoping it is fourth time lucky for his always-honest galloper Happy Trails who runs in Saturday’s Cox Plate 2015 at Moonee Valley having contested the past three editions of the weight-for-age classic. The Good Journey gelding has won just seven of his 55 career starts but has amassed over $3…

36 Cox Plate 2015 Third Acceptances Taken

36 Cox Plate 2015 Third Acceptances Taken

Only 36 weight-for-age hopefuls remain in the mix for the 2015 Cox Plate following this week’s third declarations for the Moonee Valley classic running on Saturday October 24. At second declaration stage last month there were 73 entries still heading towards the $3 million Group 1 W.S. Cox Plate (2040m), that number slashed by half…

20 International Cox Plate 2013 Invitations Issued

20 International Cox Plate 2013 Invitations Issued

In a bid to attract a classy internationally rich field of weight-for-age stars for the 2013 Cox Plate this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival the Moonee Valley Racing Club (MVRC) has sent out 20 invitations to Australasia’s WFA championship in October. Set to light up Moonee Valley Racecourse on Saturday October 26, 2013, as the highlight…

Red Cadeaux to Confirm 2012 Melbourne Cup Bid

Red Cadeaux to Confirm 2012 Melbourne Cup Bid

Ed Dunlop’s gallant runner-up in last year’s edition of the world’s richest handicap Red Cadeaux will put their claims for a return trip down under for the Melbourne Cup 2012 on the line when they race at Royal Ascot on Saturday. The Cadeaux Genereux six-year-old from Newmarket finished second to French stayer Dunaden in the…