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2016 Cox Plate Hope Long Island Sound Likes it Fast

2016 Cox Plate Hope Long Island Sound Likes it Fast

Jockey Seamie Heffernan said a fast going track at Moonee Valley was essential for Cox Plate 2016 hope Long Island Sound should the Aidan O’Brien-trained youngster make the trip down under this season.

Long Island Sound could join last year’s third-placegetter Highland Reel (pictured) on a 2016 Cox Plate bid for Ireland’s Aidan O’Brien this spring. Photo: Ultimate Racing ...

Prix Kergorlay Winner Protects Melbourne Cup 2014 Bid

Prix Kergorlay Winner Protects Melbourne Cup 2014 Bid

A host of international 2014 Melbourne Cup contenders were revealed over the weekend including overnight in France with Protectionist easily winning the Group 2 Prix Kergorlay.

The Prix Kergorlay in France produced 2010 Melbourne Cup winner Americain (pictured) and could be a telling guide again this spring. Photo: Taron Clarke.

The Group 2 race at Deauville over 3000m has ...

French Galloper Terrubi Purchased for 2014 Spring Racing Campaign

French Galloper Terrubi Purchased for 2014 Spring Racing Campaign

Yet to finish outside the places in eight competitive race starts to date, classy French galloper Terrubi has been purchased by Australian Bloodstock with a view towards contesting both the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) at Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) through the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival.

Returning to racing in typically strong form this year, Terrubi won the Prix ...

French Force Must be Lethal Before Melbourne Spring 2013

French Force Must be Lethal Before Melbourne Spring 2013

Connections of English 2013 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival hope Lethal Force have announced the talented grey must put in a cracking next-up run in France before being confirmed for a trip down under.

The Clive Cox-trained Dark Angel four-year-old entered calculations for the spring sprints following back-to-back wins in Britain this season.

Second-up they broke through at elite level ...

Joshua Tree Grows Into 2012 Melbourne Cup Chance

Joshua Tree Grows Into 2012 Melbourne Cup Chance

Newmarket-based Italian trainer Marco Botti is a very real chance of being dually represented in the ‘race that stops a nation’ having uncovered another genuine Melbourne Cup 2012 horse in the weekend’s Prix Kergorlay winner Joshua Tree.

It was a magic weekend on the international racing scene for Botti whose main chance heading into the $6.2 million Group 1 ...

Americain Kicks off 2012 Melbourne Cup Campaign

Americain Kicks off 2012 Melbourne Cup Campaign

French superstar Americain will kick start their Melbourne Cup 2012 campaign at home in Deauville this weekend when they headline the Prix de Kergorlay running on Sunday night (AEST).

Americain kicks off their 2012 Melbourne Cup campaign in this weekend's Prix de Kergorlay

This year will be the American-bred son of Dynaformer’s third consecutive run in the ‘race that stops ...

French Affair at Flemington’s Melbourne Cup Carnival 2011

French Affair at Flemington’s Melbourne Cup Carnival 2011

Two leading French trainers are setting their sights on Flemington Racecourse and the Melbourne Spring Carnival features including Alain de Royer-Dupre with his defending Melbourne Cup winner Americain who could also target the 2011 Cox Plate this year.

Melbourne Cup winner Americain could also target the 2011 Cox Plate this spring

Dynaformer six-year-old Americain, winner of the 150th Emirates ...