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2015 Geelong Cup Winner Almoonqith Onto Melbourne Cup

2015 Geelong Cup Winner Almoonqith Onto Melbourne Cup

Lindsay Park co-trainer David Hayes has uncovered a livewire chance for this year’s Melbourne Cup on the first Tuesday of November with Almoonqith enjoying a stylish win in Wednesday’s 2015 Geelong Cup. Two of the past five Melbourne Cup winners had their final lead-up run in the same race won by former Dubai galloper Almoonqith…

Pallasator Late 2015 Caulfield Cup Entry

Pallasator Late 2015 Caulfield Cup Entry

The Sir Mark Prescott-trained British raider Pallasator is the sole late Caulfield Cup 2015 entry taking the total number of nominations up to 210 and increasing the number of internationals in the mix for the October classic to 26. Originally Racing Victoria took 209 early entries for this year’s $3 million Group 1 BMW Caulfield…

Red Cadeaux Primed for Fourth Melbourne Cup Tilt

Red Cadeaux Primed for Fourth Melbourne Cup Tilt

Unlucky to have finished a close second in two editions of the Race That Stops a Nation over three attempts, trainer Ed Dunlop has been thrilled with the form and class displayed by talented globetrotter Red Cadeaux in the lead-up to his fourth tilt at the Melbourne Cup next Tuesday. Finishing a close second to…

Will Green Moon Return To His Best In The Caulfield Cup?

Will Green Moon Return To His Best In The Caulfield Cup?

Green Moon failed to fire in the Group 1 Turnbull Stakes (2000m) at Flemington on October 4, but Team Williams remain confident that the Montjeu entire can return to his best form in the 2014 Caulfield Cup this weekend. Green Moon returned to the races with a credible sixth in the Group 1 Makybe Diva…

Can Admire Rakti Win The Caulfield Cup For Japan?

Can Admire Rakti Win The Caulfield Cup For Japan?

Japanese stayer Admire Rakti will make his Australian racing debut in the 2014 Caulfield Cup on Saturday and he is rated one of the leading chances in the Group 1 event. Admire Rakti was touted as a possible Caulfield Cup/Melbourne Cup contender last year, but connections opted against making the trip to Australia, but they…

Fourth Melbourne Cup Day Appearance from Red Cadeaux

Fourth Melbourne Cup Day Appearance from Red Cadeaux

Newmarket’s Ed Dunlop has said that if all goes well with veteran stayer Red Cadeaux this season the dual Melbourne Cup runner-up will be there on Melbourne Cup Day 2014 for a fourth shot at the ‘race that stops a nation’. The Cadeaux Genereux gelding runs first-up this weekend in the Geoffrey Freer Stakes (2670m)…

221 Nominated for the 2014 Caulfield Cup

221 Nominated for the 2014 Caulfield Cup

A vast and talented field of 221 runners have been nominated for an appearance in the major Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) on October 18th this year, highlighted by several ‘big name’ international runners and many previous victors at the highest level of Australian racing. Underlined for a 2014 Spring Racing Carnival geared towards both…

Red Cadeaux On Course for 2014 Melbourne Cup

Red Cadeaux On Course for 2014 Melbourne Cup

A high-performing globetrotter over recent years, trainer Ed Dunlop has confirmed talented stayer Red Cadeaux is on track for a return to Australian shores this spring for a fourth attempt on the featured Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) on November 4th. First appearing in the Race that Stops a Nation when finishing a short nose…

Former Melbourne Cup Winner Dunaden Retired

Former Melbourne Cup Winner Dunaden Retired

Injury has forced the connections of 2011 Melbourne Cup hero Dunaden to retire the veteran stayer who bows out with over $8 million in prize money to their name. Prepared in France by Mikel Delzangles the rising nine-year-old was injured in a training mishap and has officially then run their last race. The Pearl Bloodstock-owned…

Aussie Jockey Wins Hong Kong Vase 2013 Aboard Dominant

Aussie Jockey Wins Hong Kong Vase 2013 Aboard Dominant

Australian jockey Zac Purton has scored a momentous win at Sha Tin, steering his mount Dominant to victory in the 2013 Hong Kong Vase yesterday. Dominant won the race by three quarters of length in front of favourite The Fugue, who placed second, and a gallant Dunaden, who finished in third. Purton admitted that he…