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Williams Happy with Thurlow Trial Ahead of 2015 Chairman’s Stakes

Williams Happy with Thurlow Trial Ahead of 2015 Chairman’s Stakes

Two-year-old filly Thurlow is one of 29 juveniles nominated for the Group 3 Chairman’s Stakes (1000m) at Sandown Racecourse on Saturday following a pleasing barrier trial last week. Both Thurlow and imported stayer Noble Protector were put through their paces by jockey Craig Williams in trials at Cranbourne last Thursday. While the two horses finished…

Retirement Awaits Prix de L’Arc Hope Dunaden

Retirement Awaits Prix de L’Arc Hope Dunaden

There will be no Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival campaign for the 2011 Melbourne Cup and 2012 Caulfield Cup champion Dunaden this year with connections leaning towards retirement for the rising eight-year-old following the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe in France this October. The Mikel Delzangles-trained Nicobar stallion has been one of the top earners for…

2013 Cox Plate Bid Brewing for UK’s Trade Storm

2013 Cox Plate Bid Brewing for UK’s Trade Storm

An eye-catching performance at Royal Ascot this week has seen Newmarket-based trainer David Simcock keep the Cox Plate 2013 in Melbourne this October firmly in his sights for his smart stallion Trade Storm. The son of Trade Fair was far from disgraced when fifth in the Group 1 Queen Anne Stakes (1600m), a race hot…

Dunaden Connections Take Side Glance at Cox Plate 2013

Dunaden Connections Take Side Glance at Cox Plate 2013

Their former Melbourne Cup champion Dunaden may have been ruled out of a third trip down under for the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival riches but Sheikh Fahad’s Pearl Bloodstock are still eying off the 2013 Cox Plate prize with their progressive galloper Side Glance. Two seasons ago Dunaden travelled to Australia and debuted with a…

Dunaden Unlikely for 2012 Melbourne Cup

Dunaden Unlikely for 2012 Melbourne Cup

Connections of reigning Melbourne Cup winner Dunaden are leaning towards keeping the French stallion at home for the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe in Paris this October instead of giving them their chance to defend their title in the Melbourne Cup 2012 at Flemington the following month. The Mikel Delzangles-trained Nicobar six-year-old was the most…

Japanese Raider Beat Black Targets Melbourne Cup 2012

Japanese Raider Beat Black Targets Melbourne Cup 2012

Shock Tenno Sho winner in Japan last week five-year-old Beat Black could Australia bound with connections considering a trip down under to target the iconic 2012 Melbourne Cup this spring. The progressive stayer had never even won a stakes race before they took out the $3.4 million, Grade 1 Tenno Sho over the two miles…

2012 Melbourne Cup Not Confirmed for Dunaden

2012 Melbourne Cup Not Confirmed for Dunaden

Reigning Melbourne Cup winner Dunaden is far from a sure thing to defend his title in the ‘race that stops a nation’ this spring carnival, the Melbourne Cup 2012 scheduled to light up Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday November 6. The Mikel Delzangles-trained Dunaden travelled down under and in an amazing effort repeated the feat achieved…