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Snow Sky Still Chance for 2015 Melbourne Cup Run

Snow Sky Still Chance for 2015 Melbourne Cup Run

Despite connections of the Sir Michael Stoute-trained stallion Snow Sky considering a range of the season’s other international majors the Melbourne Cup 2015 at Flemington Racecourse on the first Tuesday of November is still an option for the authoritative Hardwicke Stakes winner. The $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) has been on the…

Can Sea Moon Find His European Form In The Caulfield Cup?

Can Sea Moon Find His European Form In The Caulfield Cup?

Sea Moon arrived in Australia over a year ago with a big reputation and he has the chance to finally live up to his potential when he contests the 2014 Caulfield Cup this weekend. Sea Moon won the 2012 edition of the Group 2 Hardwicke Stakes (2414m) during the Royal Ascot Meeting and he was…

Will Dandino Go One Better In The 2014 Caulfield Cup?

Will Dandino Go One Better In The 2014 Caulfield Cup?

Dandino finished second in the Caulfield Cup last year and remains one of the leading chances in the 2014 edition of the race despite drawing an outside gate at the barrier draw yesterday afternoon. Dandino was on the third line of Caulfield Cup betting markets before the poor barrier draw after impressing onlookers with his…

Forgotten Voice Chance for Melbourne Cup 2014

Forgotten Voice Chance for Melbourne Cup 2014

Lambourn-based trainer Nicky Henderson is considering a return trip to Oz for a 2014 Melbourne Cup raid with Forgotten Voice after their solid fourth at Royal Ascot over the weekend. The veteran stayer ran a distant fourth behind runaway winner Telescope, who scored by an impressive seven lengths, in the £213,300 Group 2 Hardwicke Stakes…

Dandino to Do 2014 Spring Cups Dance Again

Dandino to Do 2014 Spring Cups Dance Again

Australian Thoroughbred Bloodstock’s Darren Dance has expressed interest in a return trip to Australia for Dandino to target the 2014 Melbourne Cup despite a first-up sixth from the horse at Royal Ascot over the weekend. Dansili stallion Dandino, prepared in Newmarket by Marco Botti, had a two hit Spring Cups’ campaign down under last Melbourne…

Jakkalberry Retired To Stud

Jakkalberry Retired To Stud

Australian Thoroughbred Bloodstock-owned Jakkalberry has been retired to stand at stud after being found to have suffered an injury following his win at Wolverhampton in England last Saturday. Jakkalberry was on track to head to Dubai for a second straight tilt at the Group 2 Dubai City Of Gold (2410m) at Meydan in March, but connections…

Official Caulfield Cup 2013 Field Announced

Official Caulfield Cup 2013 Field Announced

The 2013 Caulfield Cup (2400m) final field has been released; with eighteen runners as well as four emergencies included in the field for the world’s richest 2400 metre handicap race that will be run at Caulfield Racecourseon Saturday. 22 horses were paid up for at the final acceptance stage for the Caulfield Cup and the…

Sir John Hawkwood To Make Australian Debut At Caulfield

Sir John Hawkwood To Make Australian Debut At Caulfield

Imported stayer Sir John Hawkwood will make his Australian racing debut in the Programmed Property Services Handicap (2000m) at Caulfield on Sunday. Sir John Hawkwood was purchased by the Waratah Thoroughbreds operation, owned by prominent New South Wales businessmen John Fudge, and joined the stable of Craig Ritchie after he competed during the 2013 Royal Ascot…

Puissance De Lune On Top Of 2013 Makybe Diva Stakes Betting Market

Puissance De Lune On Top Of 2013 Makybe Diva Stakes Betting Market

Melbourne Cup favourite Puissance De Lune is a short-priced favourite to record his fifth straight victory when he contests the Group 1 Makybe Diva Stakes (1600m) at Flemington on Saturday. The imported stayer will step up to Group 1 level for the first time in the Makybe Diva Stakes that will be run as Race Six…

Puissance De Lune Heads 2013 Makybe Diva Stakes Field

Puissance De Lune Heads 2013 Makybe Diva Stakes Field

2013 Melbourne Cup favourite Puissance De Lune will face up to fourteen rivals when he makes his Group 1 debut in the Makybe Diva Stakes (1600m) at Flemington on Saturday. Puissance De Lune (barrier five) has recorded memorable wins in the Listed Bendigo Cup (2400m), Group 3 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2600m), Group 2 Blamey Stakes (1600m)…