News About David Simcock

Glorious Stakes Winner Eyes 2014 Caulfield Cup Run

Glorious Stakes Winner Eyes 2014 Caulfield Cup Run

After a win in Friday night’s Glorious Stakes at Britain’s Goodwood Racecourse, connections of the Richard Hannon-trained of Pether’s Moon are eyeing a trip down under for the Caulfield Cup 2014. Saluting as the favourite, the Dylan Thomas four-year-old enjoyed their first win of the year after a host of close calls taking out the…

Cafe Society’s 2014 Caulfield Cup Bid Starts at Goodwood

Cafe Society’s 2014 Caulfield Cup Bid Starts at Goodwood

Gai Waterhouse’s recent European acquisition Café Society is one of a host of internationals staking their Caulfield Cup 2014 claims with a run at Goodwood in Great Britain on Friday night. The Motivator four-year-old steps up in class in the Group 3 Coutts Glorious Stakes (2400m) as they look to earn a qualification for the…

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…

Star Witness Retired After July Cup Flop

Star Witness Retired After July Cup Flop

Australian sprinter Star Witness will head back to Australia to begin a promising career at stud after failing in the July Cup at Newmarket. After running second in the King’s Stand Stakes and third in the Golden Jubilee, Star Witness started as an $8.00 second favourite, however he finished a disappointing tenth behind Dream Ahead…