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Brambles Retired From Racing Ahead of Autumn Carnival

Brambles Retired From Racing Ahead of Autumn Carnival

Injury-prone galloper Brambles has officially been retired from racing ahead of the autumn carnivals with yet another tendon issue seeing connections pull the pin on the track career of the Queensland Derby winner. The Peter Moody-trained, OTI Racing-owned Savabeel gelding bows out with a record of six wins, three seconds and three thirds form his…

Brambles Aiming to Deliver Moody Maiden Melbourne Cup

Brambles Aiming to Deliver Moody Maiden Melbourne Cup

Returning to racing in exceptionally competitive form through the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival, notable front-runner Brambles will complete his season’s swansong in Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse. Stamping his claims as one to watch from his maiden preparation through the spring of 2011, Brambles finished third in a minor over 1400m first-up and continued…

Can Gatewood Win 2014 Melbourne Cup Trophy for OTI?

Can Gatewood Win 2014 Melbourne Cup Trophy for OTI?

OTI Racing have four outside chances in tomorrow’s Melbourne Cup 2014 field including John Gosden’s UK raider Gatewood, but will the galloper’s outstanding form back home hold up when he returns to Australian racing? It was a disaster day for the Terry Henderson and Simon O’Donnell Australian ownership syndication OTI on Saturday with horror gates…

Gatewood Best of OTI’s 2014 Melbourne Cup Horses

Gatewood Best of OTI’s 2014 Melbourne Cup Horses

Part-owner and manager of Australia’s OTI Racing Terry Henderson has declared their UK raider Gatewood as the best of the four Melbourne Cup 2014 s the stable is saddling up on Tuesday at Flemington Racecourse. In a horror result at yesterday’s Melbourne Cup barrier draw, connections of the four OTI-owned horses pulled out three of…

Dour Brambles on Track for Melbourne Cup 2014 Back-Up

Dour Brambles on Track for Melbourne Cup 2014 Back-Up

One of four OTI-owned 2014 Melbourne Cup horses drawn out wide for Tuesday’s Flemington feature, Brambles is on track for the two mile acid test despite a lackluster Victoria Derby Day run. OTI are represented in this year’s $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) by international raiders Gatewood (barrier 22) and Au Revoir…

2014 Melbourne Cup Barrier Draw Completed

2014 Melbourne Cup Barrier Draw Completed

The 2014 Melbourne Cup barrier draw has been completed, confirming the capacity field of 24 with gates for Tuesday’s Race That Stops a Nation at Flemington Racecourse. Charging home to secure an exceptional victory in the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) last time out on October 18th, talented Japanese raider Admire Rakti is offered a…

Most Likely Melbourne Cup Field 2014

Most Likely Melbourne Cup Field 2014

The final field for Tuesday’s 2014 Melbourne Cup is all but confirmed following the running of both the Lexus Stakes (2500m) and Mackinnon Stakes (2000m) at Flemington this afternoon. Beginning that day in ballot position 36; 12 places outside the Melbourne Cup final field, Signoff secured a position in the Race That Stops a Nation’s…

Gatewood Gears Up for Melbourne Cup 2014

Gatewood Gears Up for Melbourne Cup 2014

Despite the likelihood of a firm Flemington track for the 2014 Melbourne Cup next Tuesday, Australian connections of the OTI Racing-owned, John Gosden-trained UK raider Gatewood are confident the stallion can make an impact in the ‘race that stops a nation’. There are still officially 38 horses heading towards a run in the capacity 24-starter…

2014 Mackinnon Stakes Betting Tips

2014 Mackinnon Stakes Betting Tips

A field of 14 top middle-distance runners will get their last chance at Group One success for the spring racing season this Saturday in the Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes (2000m) at Flemington. With all but three of the horses missing out on winning at the highest level of racing during their spring campaigns, the 2014…

Moody Won’t Change Tactics with Brambles in 2014 Mackinnon Stakes

Moody Won’t Change Tactics with Brambles in 2014 Mackinnon Stakes

Trainer Peter Moody learned a valuable lesson when Brambles finished fourth in the Group 1 Crown Golden Ale Caulfield Cup (2400m) last time out, which was to not change any tactics with the six-year-old gelding. He’ll be following this lesson come Saturday in the $1 million Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes (2000m). “We won’t change anything,…