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Can Cismontane Make Melbourne Cup 2017 Field for Waterhouse?

Can Cismontane Make Melbourne Cup 2017 Field for Waterhouse?

Gai Waterhouse finally enjoyed her maiden ‘Loving Trophy’ with Fiorente in 2013 and her chances of getting another shot in the 2017 Melbourne Cup field lay with Cismontane winning the Lexus Stakes this afternoon. The countdown to the 24 horses facing off in the famous Flemington Race 7 – the Group 1 $6.25 million Emirates…

2015 Melbourne Cup Favourite Fame Game Can Deliver

2015 Melbourne Cup Favourite Fame Game Can Deliver

Connections of 2015 Melbourne Cup favourite Fame Game are confident that he can live up to the hype and salute in the Group 1 event at Flemington on Tuesday. Fame Game was stamped as a leading Melbourne Cup contender as soon as connections confirmed that he would make the trip to Australia following his second…

Happy Trails Peaking for Australian Cup 2015

Happy Trails Peaking for Australian Cup 2015

Trainer Paul Beshara is brimming with confidence pre-2015 Australian Cup this weekend with his evergreen veteran Happy Trails in peak fitness for the Group 1 Flemington run. A triple Group 1 winner, seven-year-old Good Journey gelding Happy Trails is after a quartet of elite level victories when he takes on a crack field on ‘Super…

Protectionist Under 2015 Peter Young Stakes Odds Says Lees

Protectionist Under 2015 Peter Young Stakes Odds Says Lees

Newcastle horseman Kris Lees is warning punters at Caulfield ahead of Saturday’s Peter Young Stakes 2015 believing his race favourite Protectionist is under the odds first-up over the distance. German import Protectionist made an immediate impact down under during the spring and returns on Saturday on Blue Diamond Stakes Day to kick off a hopefully…

2015 Peter Young Stakes Field: Protectionist Returns

2015 Peter Young Stakes Field: Protectionist Returns

Kris Lees’ German import and reigning Melbourne Cup winner Protectionist returns to racing on Saturday as the headline acceptor for Caulfield’s Peter Young Stakes 2015 on Blue Diamond Stakes Day. Due to jump at 4:35pm (AEDT) as Caulfield Race 6, this year’s weight-for-age $200,000 Group 2 Crown Golden Ale Peter Young Stakes (1800m) features a…

Protectionist Leads 2015 Peter Young Stakes Nominations

Protectionist Leads 2015 Peter Young Stakes Nominations

Reigning Melbourne Cup winner Protectionist headlines the Peter Young Stakes 2015 nominations for Caulfield this weekend with the now Kris Lees-trained import kicking off his Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival campaign. A total of 16 stayers make up the early entries for this year’s $200,000 Group 2 Peter Young Stakes (1800m), the weight-for-age clash one of…

Lees Leans Towards Aussie Hoop for Protectionist

Lees Leans Towards Aussie Hoop for Protectionist

Newcastle’s Kris Lees confirmed on Wednesday morning that an Australian hoop was more likely to partner his 2015 Australian Cup-bound import Protectionist over English jockey Ryan Moore this Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival. Lees took over the preparation of the former German-trained Monsun stallion at the end of last year following the five-year-old’s ultra-impressive four length…

Protectionist Primed for Autumn Following Impressive Trial

Protectionist Primed for Autumn Following Impressive Trial

The Group 2 Peter Young Stakes (1800m) continues to look more likely as a first point of call for Melbourne Cup champion Protectionist this time in following an impressive barrier trial victory over 1200m at Newcastle on Monday morning. Jumping from the gates well, Protectionist immediately settled within the field, settling into a good rhythm…

Protectionist Leads 2015 Australian Cup Nominations

Protectionist Leads 2015 Australian Cup Nominations

German raider turned Australian-trained staying champion and Melbourne Cup winner Protectionist is the headline nomination taken for the Australian Cup 2015 this week, the Flemington feature to run in mid-March on Super Saturday. A key meeting of the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival, March 14 will be host to a number of feature races including the…

Updated 2014 Melbourne Cup Betting: Protectionist Top European

Updated 2014 Melbourne Cup Betting: Protectionist Top European

Andreas Wohler’s German visitor Protectionist is the shortest priced of the European raiders left in the Melbourne Cup 2014 betting markets for Flemington Race 7 at 3:00pm (AEDT) this afternoon in Victoria. There were originally 11 international raiders in the capacity 24 horse Melbourne Cup field for this year’s $6.2 million two mile clash. However…