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Kindergarden Kid Aimed at Melbourne Cup 2014

Kindergarden Kid Aimed at Melbourne Cup 2014

American import Kindergarden Kid is out to emulate the fellow Kevin and Colleen Bamford-owned Americain when the Robbie Laing-trained galloper targets the 2014 Melbourne Cup this spring. The Bamfords were co-owners of the French-trained, American-bred stayer Americain who came out to Australia in the spring of 2010 and enjoyed a brilliant three length win over…

Unbridled Command Confirmed for 2013 Cox Plate Bid

Unbridled Command Confirmed for 2013 Cox Plate Bid

The UK’s Ed Dunlop has confirmed Cox Plate 2013 ambitions for his Hollywood Derby winner Unbridled Command after the top grey received one of 20 invitations to Australasia’s weight-for-age championship this spring in Melbourne sent by the Moonee Valley Racing Club (MVRC) this week. A nicely-bred son of Master Command, the American-bred Unbridled Command kicked…

Americain Kicks off 2012 Melbourne Cup Campaign

Americain Kicks off 2012 Melbourne Cup Campaign

French superstar Americain will kick start their Melbourne Cup 2012 campaign at home in Deauville this weekend when they headline the Prix de Kergorlay running on Sunday night (AEST). This year will be the American-bred son of Dynaformer’s third consecutive run in the ‘race that stops a nation’, the now eight-year-old having been successful for…

Americain to Target 2012 Australian Cup Under David Hayes

Americain to Target 2012 Australian Cup Under David Hayes

Ace Victorian horseman David Hayes has been named as the trainer to take over the preparation of former Melbourne Cup winner Americain for their autumn campaign in Australia, the champion stayer expected to target the Australian Cup 2012 at Flemington in March. The Americain-bred, Australian-owned and originally French-trained Americain has had two successful preparations down…

Americain to Headline Zipping Classic 2011 Field

Americain to Headline Zipping Classic 2011 Field

Last year’s Melbourne Cup winner Americain, who ran a brave fourth to the fellow French-trained stayer Dunaden when defending their title in the famous Flemington feature last Tuesday, is set to have one more race for the season with connections confirming them for the 2011 Zipping Classic Saturday week. After the four elite Melbourne Cup…

Americain Repeats Recipe For Success In Prix Kergolay

Americain Repeats Recipe For Success In Prix Kergolay

Last year’s Melbourne Cup winner Americain will attempt to win back-to-back Prix Kergolays in France this Sunday August 21, 2011, before travelling to Australia to defend his Cup title. The seven-year-old entire won his last start in the Listed Prix De Reux after an unsuccessful northern hemisphere spring campaign in April. Part-owner Colleen Bamford said…