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2014 Melbourne Cup Nomination for York Winner Mutual Regard

2014 Melbourne Cup Nomination for York Winner Mutual Regard

York’s Lonsdale Cup Carnival over the weekend in England threw up a number of livewire Melbourne Cup 2014 international hopes for the spring down under including Mutual Regard – winner of the Ebor Handicap. A day after Dermot Weld revealed a possible contender for the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington…

Van Percy on 2014 Melbourne Cup Mission

Van Percy on 2014 Melbourne Cup Mission

OTI-owned British stayer Van Percy is set to travel down under for a Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival campaign this season that will include a nomination for the Melbourne Cup 2014. While a start in the world’s richest handicap is far from assured for the Sir Percy gelding, already Aussie bookies are reacting to their overnight…

2014 Lexus Stakes Hopes for Glorious Protector

2014 Lexus Stakes Hopes for Glorious Protector

Ed Walker is keen to taste Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival success again this season, the British trainer planning to bring Glorious Protector down under for a shot at the Lexus Stakes 2014 that he won last year with Ruscello. Now prepared in Melbourne by Robert Smerdon, Cape Cross gelding Ruscello had a three run campaign…

Ebor Handicap Winner Willing 2012 Melbourne Cup Contender

Ebor Handicap Winner Willing 2012 Melbourne Cup Contender

The Saeed Bin Suroor-trained Willing Foe has emerged as the latest possible Melbourne Cup 2012 chance from abroad after their smart win in the Ebor Handicap over the weekend in Europe. The lightly-raced Dynaformer five-year-old posted their first win since October 2010 in a tense Ebor Handicap result that was subject to a stewards’ inquiry…

Bauer Back on Track for Melbourne Cup 2011

Bauer Back on Track for Melbourne Cup 2011

Veteran stayer Bauer has returned to track work in Europe, the ever-gallant grey from the stables of Luca Cumani again heading towards the world’s richest two-mile handicap, the 2011 Melbourne Cup. Now a rising nine-year-old, Halling gelding Bauer was a devastatingly close Melbourne Cup runner-up back in 2008 when they finished a nose away second…