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Adelaide Wins 2014 Cox Plate – Full Results

Adelaide Wins 2014 Cox Plate – Full Results

Champion Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien hadn’t saddled-up a horse down under since a disastrous 2008 Melbourne Cup, but this spring he sent star youngster Adelaide over for the Cox Plate 2014 and the raider didn’t disappoint looping the field to win in near record time.

Irish-trained 2014 Cox Plate winner Adelaide will stay on in Australia with Sydney’s Chris Waller. ...

Cox Plate Barrier 13 Better Than Inside Draw for Adelaide

Cox Plate Barrier 13 Better Than Inside Draw for Adelaide

Coolmore’s James Bester has said that Irish raider Adelaide’s wide 2014 Cox Plate barrier 13 at this morning’s draw was a better result than an inside alley for the horse’s Australian debut.

Ryan Moore (pictured here aboard Mount Athos) rides Adelaide in the 2014 Cox Plate on Saturday. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Aidan O’Brien-trained Galileo ...

Adelaide Secures 2014 Cox Plate Bid

Adelaide Secures 2014 Cox Plate Bid

An impressive Secretariat Stakes win in the USA over the weekend has seen Ireland’s Aidan O’Brien confirm a trip down under to target the Cox Plate 2014 with the now Grade 1 winner Adelaide.

Dandino is one of a host of internationals securing a Melbourne Spring Racing Campaign over the weekend. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

O’Brien hasn’t been ...

O’Brien Nominates Adelaide for 2014 Cox Plate

O’Brien Nominates Adelaide for 2014 Cox Plate

Irish horseman Aidan O’Brien is set to have another shot at one of the world’s most famous weight-for-age races confirming a nomination for his promising colt Adelaide when Cox Plate 2014 entries are taken this week.

Zululand (pictured) is one of a host of Coolmore-owned Cox Plate 2014 hopes along with Adelaide. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Tuesday sees the ...

Catkins Wins Sportingbet Sprint Series Heat 2 In Tight Finish

Catkins Wins Sportingbet Sprint Series Heat 2 In Tight Finish

Consistent mare Catkins fought back after being headed in the final stages of the race by the game Hi Belle to win the Group 3 Sportingbet Sprint Series Heat 2 (1200m).

Catkins scored a brave victory in the Group 3 Sportingbet Sprint Series Heat 2 at Caulfield this afternoon. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Catkins jumped from barrier twelve, ...

#201 For Moody – Monkstone 2013 Caulfield Guineas Bound

#201 For Moody – Monkstone 2013 Caulfield Guineas Bound

Just moments after celebrating a double century of winners for the season Victoria’s premier horseman Peter Moody was rewarded with victory number 201 at Caulfield on Saturday with Monkstone emerging as a genuine Caulfield Guineas 2013 contender this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.

Coolmore-owned colt Monkstone will target the Caulfield Guineas 2013 this spring. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Going ...

Johnson Enjoys Fairytale Return To Australian Racing

Johnson Enjoys Fairytale Return To Australian Racing

Veteran trainer Murray Johnson has enjoyed a fairytale return to Australian racing with his first runner Correggio victorious in the Happy 60th Birthday Tom Bishop (1309m) at Seymour yesterday.

Johnson spent the better part of three decades operating as a trainer in the United States but returned home to work with brother Tim at Ealing Park in Eurora before setting ...

Pierro to Stand at Coolmore

Pierro to Stand at Coolmore

Sydney’s superstar colt Pierro has been sold to international breeding operation Coolmore in a rumoured $35 million deal.

Pierro has been sold to Coolmore. Photo: Steve Hart.

Coolmore’s Michael Kirwan announced the news late on Friday, clearly excited about the latest addition to their stallion ranks.

“We’ve followed Pierro’s career very closely ever since he made his debut and we’re ...

October Decision on Atlantic Jewel Future

October Decision on Atlantic Jewel Future

Whether or not star mare Atlantic Jewel will race again will be known in October after scans indicated she may be able to recover from a tendon problem.

A decision on Atlantic Jewel's future will be made in October

The unbeaten four-year-old suffered an injury to her off-fore leg three weeks ago which saw owners Coolmore send scans overseas for ...

So You Think Returns to Australia

So You Think Returns to Australia

Dual Cox Plate champion So You Think returned to Australia earlier this week to begin his stud career at Coolmoore’s Australian operation in the Hunter Valley.

So You Think has returned to Australia to begin his stud career

Set to stand at $66,000 in his first season, So You Think boasts a remarkable career record of 14 wins from 23 ...