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Payne Gets Last Ride on Precedence in Sandown Cup 2015

Payne Gets Last Ride on Precedence in Sandown Cup 2015

It may not hold quite the same amount of prestige as the ‘race that stops a nation’ but this weekend Melbourne Cup winning jockey Michelle Payne gets the last ride aboard retiring stayer Precedence in the 2015 Sandown Cup. Aboard a $101 roughie shot, Payne defied the odds on the first Tuesday of November this…

Bart Cummings After 13th Melbourne Cup Winner With Precedence

Bart Cummings After 13th Melbourne Cup Winner With Precedence

He’s the ‘Cups King’ boasting a record 12 Melbourne Cup winners since 1965 but can the master Bart Cummings make it a baker’s dozen with his sole shot Precedence next Tuesday? Of the 38 stayers still officially entered for the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) just one comes from the stables of…

2014 Melbourne Cup to See Silk Change for Precedence

2014 Melbourne Cup to See Silk Change for Precedence

A notable performer over each of his racing campaigns since first debuting on course in the spring of 2008, Bart and James Cummings have confirmed veteran stayer Precedence will have a last-minute change of silks ahead of next Tuesday’s 2014 Melbourne Cup. Having sported the famous black and white check pattern with yellow sleeves of…

Precedence Shoots for Third Moonee Valley Cup

Precedence Shoots for Third Moonee Valley Cup

James & Bart Cummings’ veteran stayer Precedence will shoot for a third Moonee Valley Cup win in 2014 when he lines up in the Cox Plate Day classic for the fourth time. A bumper 23 gallopers are nominated for this year’s $250,000 Racing.com Cup (2500m) including Team Cummings’ Zabeel nine-year-old Precedence who first contested the…

Another Group 1 for Bowman on Norzita?

Another Group 1 for Bowman on Norzita?

Top Sydney jockey Hugh Bowman could have the chance to win another Group 1 this autumn aboard talented Melbourne filly Norzita with connections hoping the hoop will be available for the Flight Stakes winner’s upcoming preparation. Norzita, a daughter of Thorn Park out of Quest For Fame mare Visique, has won two of her six…

So You Think “Faultless” Ahead Of Arc Run

So You Think “Faultless” Ahead Of Arc Run

Ex Australian galloper So You Think will contest the Group 1 Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp in France tomorrow. The event, which will take place in the early hours of the morning Australian time, will see So You Think attempt to outclass yet another country in one of their biggest races of the…

Punters Think So in 2011 McNeil Stakes Betting

Punters Think So in 2011 McNeil Stakes Betting

Australian racing fans and punters are getting behind the highly-promising Bart Cummings-trained Do You Think for their first-up spring start at Caulfield on Saturday, the three-year-old firming into the clear 2011 H.D.F. McNeil Stakes favourite. After opening as a $7.50 chance to take out the $125,000 Group 3 McNeil Stakes (1200m) when betting on Caulfield…

Aidan O’Brien Thinking Of Spring Raid

Aidan O’Brien Thinking Of Spring Raid

Leading Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien could be surprise guest at this year’s Melbourne spring carnival. O’Brien has not returned to Australia since his doomed attempt to take out the Melbourne Cup in 2008, however sources close to the Ballydoyle trainer say he is seriously considering another trip to Australia. Leigh Jordan, who acts Racing Victoria’s…

So You Think He Can Make History

So You Think He Can Make History

He may have sold his star galloper So You Think to Coolmore, but Dato Tan Chin Nam still hopes his former charge can produce something special when he lines up at royal Ascot in the Group One Prince of Wales Stakes next week. So You Think is set to start in the 2000m Group One…

Bart Setting Melbourne Cup Precedence

Bart Setting Melbourne Cup Precedence

Bart Cummings has already started planning his assault on a 13th Melbourne Cup. Cummings, who is a firm believer that horses are better off in the training yard than they are in the spelling paddock, has bought Precedence back into work ahead of this year’s spring carnival. “Precedence has been back at Saintly Place for…