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.

Last year’s runner-up Max Dynamite targets the 2016 Melbourne Cup again this spring. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The French-bred Great Journey gelding ran a brave second ...

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.

Gai Waterhouse's spring cups hope Cafe Society ran third in Friday night's Glorious Stakes. PHoto: Daniel Costello.

Saluting as the favourite, the Dylan Thomas four-year-old enjoyed ...

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 will be making his weight-for-age debut in the Group 2 Zipping Classic at Caulfield this afternoon. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Midsummer ...

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.

Equal second Melbourne Cup favourite Mount Athos will have two more runs at home before their trip down under. Photo: Race ...

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 a 50-percent share in the ...

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 November 6, as a ...