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Can Sir Isaac Newton Win the Caulfield Cup 2016 for Ireland?

Can Sir Isaac Newton Win the Caulfield Cup 2016 for Ireland?

Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien won the Cox Plate two years ago and is now chasing another Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival major with Sir Isaac Newton lining-up in the 2016 Caulfield Cup field on Saturday. Four internationals have their first Aussie starts in the $3 million Group 1 BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) including the O’Brien-trained Galileo…

2016 Caulfield Cup Odds Update: Sir Isaac Newton Firms

2016 Caulfield Cup Odds Update: Sir Isaac Newton Firms

Aidan O’Brien’s Irish raider Sir Isaac Newton is the early Caulfield Cup 2016 betting market mover following the release of Caulfield Cup barriers on Tuesday for the weekend’s staying classic. Barriers for all 20 acceptors, 18 of which are guaranteed a start in the $3 million Group 1 BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m), were drawn yesterday and…

Melbourne Cup Jockeys 2012 Statistics & Facts

Melbourne Cup Jockeys 2012 Statistics & Facts

While punters are going crazy over the 24 Melbourne Cup horses in Tuesday’s big race it is important to also consider the form on the 2012 Melbourne Cup jockeys that will be aboard the hopeful stayers in Flemington Race 7. Over the 152-year history of the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) the…

Will 2012 Melbourne Cup be Sweet for Jakkalberry?

Will 2012 Melbourne Cup be Sweet for Jakkalberry?

Globetrotter Jakkalberry joins the large contingent of overseas raiders looking to steal glory in Australia’s favourite race, the 2012 Melbourne Cup. The seven-year-old produced an uninspiring performance in the Caulfield Cup but trainer Marco Botti has described his charge as a “tough horse” and is tipping him to improve on Tuesday. So will this seasoned…

Jakkalberry Out to Win 2012 Caulfield Cup in First Australian Start

Jakkalberry Out to Win 2012 Caulfield Cup in First Australian Start

Jakkalberry will be attempt to score victory in one of Australia’s biggest races when he has his start on Australian soil in Saturday’s Group 1 2012 Caulfield Cup (2400m). The Australian-owned globetrotter is one of a number of international stayers chasing success in both the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups and arrives on the back of…

American St Leger Winner Jakkalberry on Track for Melbourne Cup 2012

American St Leger Winner Jakkalberry on Track for Melbourne Cup 2012

The Aussie-owned English galloper Jakkalberry proved they were on track for a trip down under targeting the 2012 Melbourne Cup after the Marco Botti-trained stallion won the inaugural edition of the American St. Leger Stakes in Chicago over the weekend. The Storming Home seven-year-old was purchased by the Victorian-based Australian Thoroughbred Bloodstock earlier this year…