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2014 Melbourne Cup Field: Cavalryman Scratched

2014 Melbourne Cup Field: Cavalryman Scratched

After being under a cloud of doubt on the eve of the ‘Race That Stops a Nation’, the Saeed Bin Suroor-trained Cavalryman has officially been scratched from the Melbourne Cup 2014 field with a leg injury.

The scratching of Cavalryman has left Craig Williams without a 2014 Melbourne Cup ride. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

The veteran Halling nine-year-old is one ...

2014 Melbourne Cup Distance No Problem for Cavalryman

2014 Melbourne Cup Distance No Problem for Cavalryman

Godolphin’s British-based trainer Saeed Bin Suroor is confident veteran stayer Cavalryman can be a competitive force in Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup 2014 field over the two miles.

Craig Williams has the ride on the Saeed Bin Suroor-trained Cavalryman in Tuesday’s 2014 Melbourne Cup field. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

There are 11 internationals in the 24 horse $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates ...

Likely Melbourne Cup Field 2014

Likely Melbourne Cup Field 2014

Next Tuesday the 2014 Melbourne Cup field will line-up in Flemington Race 7 at 3:00pm (AEDT) and below we take a look at the likely 24 horses facing off in this year’s edition of the ‘race that stops a nation’.

Currently 23rd on the order of entry Araldo is sweating on a Melbourne Cup 2014 start. Photo: Race Horse Photos ...

Cavalryman Will Be a “Major Player” in 2014 Melbourne Cup

Cavalryman Will Be a “Major Player” in 2014 Melbourne Cup

British stayer Cavalryman is set to make his return to Australian racing next week in the Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m), two years after finishing twelfth to Green Moon in the same race back in 2012.

Craig Williams believes Cavalryman has what it takes to be a contender in this year’s Melbourne Cup. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Hoop Craig ...

Bin Suroor Happy With Melbourne Cup Duo

Bin Suroor Happy With Melbourne Cup Duo

Godolphin stayers Cavalryman and Willing Foe arrived in Australia on Saturday and trainer Saeed Bin Suroor is happy with the conditions of both horses heading into the 2014 Melbourne Cup at Flemington on November 4.

Godolphin are still chasing their maiden win in the Melbourne Cup and are set to be represented by both Cavalryman and Willing Foe in the ...

72 Melbourne Cup First Acceptances 2014 Taken

72 Melbourne Cup First Acceptances 2014 Taken

Just 72 horses remain in 2014 Melbourne Cup contention for November’s iconic handicap following the release of first acceptances by Racing Victoria.

The Offer is one of two remaining 2014 Melbourne Cup hopes for last year's winning trainer Gai Waterhouse. Photo: Steve Hart.

Originally 148 stayers were nominated for this year’s $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m), ...

International Melbourne Cup Horses 2014

International Melbourne Cup Horses 2014

Today the first step towards the first Tuesday of November’s iconic Flemington race was made by the connections of the 148 horses nominated for the 2014 Melbourne Cup including 31 international raiders.

Dunaden (2011) was the last internationally-trained Melbourne Cup winner. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

A record number of horses trained outside of Australia and New Zealand feature in ...

148 Melbourne Cup 2014 Nominations Released

148 Melbourne Cup 2014 Nominations Released

Nominations for the most highly anticipated race of the year were taken by Racing Victoria today with 148 stayers entered for the Melbourne Cup 2014, up from 135 last spring.

The Offer is one of three Gai Waterhouse-trained 2014 Melbourne Cup nominations. Photo: Steve Hart.

Run as Flemington Race 7 on the first Tuesday of November, this year’s $6.2 ...

Bin Suroor Confident of Melbourne Cup Success for Cavalryman

Bin Suroor Confident of Melbourne Cup Success for Cavalryman

Placing an agonising close second in three editions of the Race That Stops a Nation, trainer Saeed bin Suroor has revealed he is confident of breaking through for a maiden victory in the Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) this year with exciting and in-form stayer Cavalryman.

Cavalryman finished 12th behind Green Moon (pictured) in the 2012 Melbourne Cup. Photo: ...

Pal Mimosa Weld’s 2014 Melbourne Cup Chance

Pal Mimosa Weld’s 2014 Melbourne Cup Chance

Ace Irish horseman Dermot Weld could be lured back down under for a third shot at the ‘race that stops a nation’ with Melbourne Cup 2014 plans brewing for the weekend’s Lonsdale Cup winner Pale Mimosa.

Weld was the first trainer to prepare an international Melbourne Cup winner back in 1993 when Vintage Crop made history.

He was back ...