News About Amralah

2015 Emirates Stakes Nominations Feature Amralah

2015 Emirates Stakes Nominations Feature Amralah

Hard luck story of this year’s Melbourne Cup, the Robert Hickmott-trained Amralah is one of the headline nominations taken for Saturday’s Emirates Stakes 2015 on the last day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival. One of two elite levels held at Flemington on November 7, this year’s $1 million Group 1 Emirates Stakes (1600m) attracted 26…

Team Williams has 3 2015 Melbourne Cup runners

Team Williams has 3 2015 Melbourne Cup runners

Team Williams headed by Lloyd and his son Nick are among the owners of three runners in the 2015 Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) to be run at Flemington on Saturday. Lloyd Williams will be chasing his fifth win in the ‘Race That Stops The Nation’ after collecting the wining trophy with Just…

Amralah Out of Melbourne Cup Field 2015

Amralah Out of Melbourne Cup Field 2015

Connections of Herbert Power Stakes winner Amralah are facing the loss of a genuine 2015 Melbourne Cup contender for next Tuesday’s ‘race that stops a nation’ after the horse was ruled out of the two mile classic. The Team Williams-owned, Robert Hickmott-trained Teofilo stallion was sitting 19th on the Melbourne Cup order of entry and…

Max Dynamite Firing for 2015 Melbourne Cup

Max Dynamite Firing for 2015 Melbourne Cup

Racing Victoria’s international scout Leigh Jordon confirmed William Mullins’ Irish raider Max Dynamite was firing on all cylinders ahead of the Melbourne Cup 2015 after a nice look around the famous Flemington track this week. Flemington is host to the ‘race that stops a nation’ Tuesday week, November 3, when the $6.2 million Group 1…

Mongolian Khan Leads 42 Melbourne Cup 2015 Second Acceptances

Mongolian Khan Leads 42 Melbourne Cup 2015 Second Acceptances

Murray Baker’s Caulfield Cup winning Kiwi raider Mongolian Khan sits number one on the ballot for the world’s richest handicap at Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday November 3 following the release of the 2015 Melbourne Cup second acceptances. On Monday morning Racing Victoria released 42 second declarations for the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup…

2.5kg Melbourne Cup 2015 Penalty for The United States

2.5kg Melbourne Cup 2015 Penalty for The United States

Robert Hickmott’s flying import The United States has copped a big 2.5kg 2015 Melbourne Cup penalty for his win in the Group 2 Moonee Valley Cup (2500m) on Cox Plate Day over the weekend. Hickmott won the ‘race that stops a nation’ three years ago with Green Moon (2012), head trainer for the prominent Team…

Amralah Set to Make Melbourne Cup 2015 Field

Amralah Set to Make Melbourne Cup 2015 Field

The likely withdrawal of Set Square from the 2015 Melbourne Cup line-up paves the way for Robert Hickmott’s Herbert Power Stakes winning import Amralah to make the starting 24 for the ‘race that stops a nation’. News late this week surrounds the probable withdrawal of Ciaron Maher’s Reset mare Set Square from $6.2 million Group…

2015 Melbourne Cup Field: Protectionist & Let’s Make Adeal Out

2015 Melbourne Cup Field: Protectionist & Let’s Make Adeal Out

The reigning champion Protectionist and last start The Bart Cummings winning mare Let’s Make Adeal have both officially been withdrawn from the Melbourne Cup 2015 field for the November 3 classic at Flemington Racecourse. Entries for the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m), the two mile classic having a capacity 24-starter field, are…

2015 Melbourne Cup Penalty for Amralah

2015 Melbourne Cup Penalty for Amralah

Robert Hickmott’s impressive Herbert Power Stakes winner from the weekend Amralah received a two kilogram weight penalty from Racing Victoria’s chief handicap Greg Carpenter for the Melbourne Cup 2015 next month at Flemington Racecourse. The Teofilo six-year-old posted his sixth career win when thriving on a short back-up from a Turnbull Stakes seventh on October…

Spring Cups Bid for 2015 Herbert Power Winner Amralah

Spring Cups Bid for 2015 Herbert Power Winner Amralah

Co-owner Nick Williams was full of post-race praise for tough import Amralah after his gutsy Herbert Power Stakes 2015 win at Caulfield Racecourse that could lead to a short back-up into next weekend’s Caulfield Cup. Now a winner of six of his 16 career runs, six-year-old Teofilo stallion Amralah won a black-type in Adelaide over…