News About Glorious Stakes

Max Dynamite Hurdles Towards 2016 Melbourne Cup

Max Dynamite Hurdles Towards 2016 Melbourne Cup

William Mullins’ Irish galloper Max Dynamite will miss this week’s Goodwood Cup Carnival and instead look to put himself in the Melbourne Cup 2016 frame via a hurdle run on Wednesday at home. The French-bred Great Journey gelding ran a brave second in last year’s Galway Hurdle (3219m) before success in the Group 2 Lonsdale…

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…

Freshness An Advantage For Midsummer Sun

Freshness An Advantage For Midsummer Sun

Trainer Sam Kavanagh is hoping that the freshness of imported stayer Midsummer Sun will give him an edge over the rest of the field in the Group 2 Zipping Classic (2400m) at Caulfield this afternoon. Midsummer Sun has had just two starts during the 2013 Spring Racing Carnival, finishing seventh in the City Tattersalls Club Handicap…

Mount Athos’s Melbourne Cup 2013 Climb Confirmed

Mount Athos’s Melbourne Cup 2013 Climb Confirmed

The path one of the 2013 Melbourne Cup top fancies will take heading towards the world’s richest handicap on the first Tuesday of November has been reveled with England’s Luca Cumani announcing the lead-up campaign of Mount Athos. Montjeu six-year-old Mount Athos contested last year’s $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at the…

Important Step for Gatewood Ahead of 2012 Melbourne Cup

Important Step for Gatewood Ahead of 2012 Melbourne Cup

Recent OTI purchase Gatewood will have an important test in Friday’s Group 3 2012 Glorious Stakes with a win going a long way towards qualifying him for the 2012 Melbourne Cup. The promising four-year-old has won four of six starts but tomorrow’s 2400-metre event will be his first step up to group-level racing. OTI purchased…

Gatewood Opens as 2012 Melbourne Cup Chance

Gatewood Opens as 2012 Melbourne Cup Chance

John Gosden’s dream of saddling up a horse in the Melbourne Cup 2012 could become a reality this spring with his improving stayer Gatewood heading towards a shot at the world’s richest handicap. The Newmarket-based trainer named the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m), to run at Victoria’s famous Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday…