News About Curren Mirotic

Curren Mirotic: History’s Oldest Melbourne Cup Winner?

Curren Mirotic: History’s Oldest Melbourne Cup Winner?

This Tuesday Japanese raider Curren Mirotic is out to make Melbourne Cup history winning Flemington’s two-mile classic as a nine-year-old.

Tommy Berry rides Japanese raider Curren Mirotic in the 2016 Melbourne Cup field on Tuesday. Photo: Steve Hart.

Only two eight-year-olds have won the world’s richest handicap, but the Osamu Hirata-trained Heart’s Cry gelding Curren Mirotic is out to ...

2016 Melbourne Cup Form Guide & Betting Preview

2016 Melbourne Cup Form Guide & Betting Preview

The Melbourne Cup 2016 lights up Flemington Racecourse as Race 7 at 3:00pm (AEDT) on Tuesday, November 2, and below is a comprehensive form guide analysis and betting preview on the ‘race that stops a nation’.

Exospheric is ridden by triple Melbourne Cup winning jockey Damien Oliver in the 2016 Cup field this Tuesday. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

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2016 Melbourne Cup Form: Grey Lion to Improve

2016 Melbourne Cup Form: Grey Lion to Improve

Young trainer Matt Cumani is thrilled to be saddling a horse in the 2016 Melbourne Cup field and believes that Grey Lion is in the right form to lay a great account for himself in the feature race at Flemington on Tuesday afternoon.

Trainer Matt Cumani is confident the Grey Lion will carry improvement into the Melbourne Cup. Photo: Ultimate ...

Right Melbourne Cup Form Surrounds Japan’s Curren Mirotic

Right Melbourne Cup Form Surrounds Japan’s Curren Mirotic

The inconsistency of Japanese stayer Curren Mirotic’s form heading towards the 2016 Melbourne Cup could actually be the one to follow according to Victorian-based jockey Kosuki Kawakami.

Jockey Tommy Berry is booked to ride Japanese raider Curren Mirotic in the Melbourne Cup field 2016. Photo: Taron Clarke.

Kawakami is a jumps and Highweight hoop and has ridden track ...

2016 Melbourne Cup Weights Released

2016 Melbourne Cup Weights Released

The Melbourne Cup 2016 weights were announced on Tuesday morning by Racing Victoria’s chief handicapper Greg Carpenter who has allocated Irish galloper Order Of St George and the 2014 winner Protectionist as equal top-weights.

2014 Melbourne Cup winner Protectionist is equal 58kg top weight for the 2016 edition of the ‘race that stops a nation’. Photo: Steve Hart.

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Da Big Hoss Could Represent USA in Melbourne Cup 2016

Da Big Hoss Could Represent USA in Melbourne Cup 2016

North America could have their maiden runner in a Melbourne Cup field in 2016 with the USA’s premier stayer Da Big Hoss among the strong international contingent nominated for this year’s edition of the two mile classic.

Last year’s fifth-placegetter Big Orange is among the top international 2016 Melbourne Cup nominations this spring. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Racing Victoria received ...

2016 Melbourne Cup Nominations: 31 Internationals

2016 Melbourne Cup Nominations: 31 Internationals

Thirty-one international stayers are among the 124 official Melbourne Cup 2016 nominations received by Racing Victoria for the ‘race that stops a nation’ this week.

Last year’s winner Prince Of Penzance is one of 124 Melbourne Cup 2016 nominations. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

The world’s richest handicap race, the $6 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) lights up Flemington Racecourse...

Berry Likes Curren Mirotic in Melbourne Cup 2016

Berry Likes Curren Mirotic in Melbourne Cup 2016

Sydney-based jockey Tommy Berry will chase the dream of a win in one of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival majors this season and highly rates the 2016 Melbourne Cup chances of his Japanese-trained mount Curren Mirotic.

Tommy Berry is excited about his 2016 Melbourne Cup mount on Japanese raider Curren Mirotic. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Japan ran the ...

Tavago A Leading 2016 Caulfield Cup Contender

Tavago A Leading 2016 Caulfield Cup Contender

Internationally performed hoop Tommy Berry has declared his Caulfield Cup 2016 mount Tavago as a “leading contender” for the world’s richest mile and a half handicap this October.

ATC Derby winner Tavago is on track for a 2016 Caulfield Cup bid with Tommy Berry aboard this spring. Photo: Steve Hart.

Berry is yet to taste success in the $3 million ...

Berry Rates Japanese Raider in 2016 Melbourne Cup

Berry Rates Japanese Raider in 2016 Melbourne Cup

Jockey Tommy Berry highly rates the chances of Japanese galloper Curren Mirotic for this year’s Melbourne Cup 2016 who he rides overseas this weekend.

Aussie hoop Tommy Berry believes Japan could have a 2016 Melbourne Cup winner this spring. Photo: Rae Horse Photos Australia.

A decade ago in 2006 Japan ran the Melbourne Cup quinella in the world’s richest handicap ...