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The Everest 2017 Still Definite Possibility for Caravaggio

The Everest 2017 Still Definite Possibility for Caravaggio

Sydney’s 2017 The Everest is still a definite possibility down under this spring for the Aidan O’Brien-trained European sprinter Caravaggio despite a loss at Newmarket over the weekend. Suffering his first career defeat, the Irish-trained son of Scat Daddy jumped the punters’ pick in the Group 1 Darley July Cup Stakes (1207m), but could only…

Bound For Nowhere Enters 2017 The Everest Calculations

Bound For Nowhere Enters 2017 The Everest Calculations

The world’s now richest turf race The Everest 2017 could be on the cards this October for Wesley Ward’s American-trained colt Bound For Nowhere. Ward confirmed late last week that the rising four-year-old was being considered for a trip to Australia over the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival continuing his truly international career. The up-and-coming young sprinter…

2017 The Everest Odds Firm on Caravaggio

2017 The Everest Odds Firm on Caravaggio

Confirmation that the Aidan O’Brien-trained Irish sprinter Caravaggio will fill the slot for Coolmore in the world’s newest and richest turf race has seen The Everest 2017 odds firm on the up-and-comer ahead of the Sydney feature this October. Tom Magnier from Coolmore Australia told Sky Sports Radio this week that the powerhouse racing stable…

Highland Reel Cox Plate 2017 Contender

Highland Reel Cox Plate 2017 Contender

Aidan O’Brien’s gun Irish galloper Highland Reel shapes up as a genuine 2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate rival for mighty mare Winx after his dominant Prince Of Wales’s Stakes win at Royal Ascot. The talented Coolmore-raced Galileo stallion enjoyed his second win on the trot for the month with Melbourne Cup winning hoop Ryan Moore guiding…

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. Always a big danger in this year’s $3 million Group…

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. The Aidan O’Brien-trained Galileo four-year-old was one of a capacity 14 gallopers announced as part of the $3 million Group 1 W.S. Cox…

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. O’Brien hasn’t been seen in Australia since 2008 but nominated for four from his stables in this year’s $3 million Group…

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. Tuesday sees the Moonee Valley Racing Club (MVRC) close first nominations for the $3 million Group 1 W.S. Cox…

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 jumped from barrier twelve, in the race formerly known as the How Now Stakes, and jockey Craig Newitt made the decision to keep the…

#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. Going out as the odds-on favourite in the first, rising three-year-old Fastnet Rock…