News About Herman Brown

UK Stayers Look to Make Good for 2011 Melbourne Cup

UK Stayers Look to Make Good for 2011 Melbourne Cup

A contingent of promising European stayers will take to Great Britain’s premier racecourse this Thursday night (AEST) for the Goodwood Cup, a crucial race for horses looking to earn a spot in the Melbourne Cup 2011.

The Group 2 Goodwood Cup (3219m) has historically been an excellent guide for UK gallopers vying for a Melbourne Cup Carnival campaign ...

Brown Back for Another Melbourne Cup Bid with Singapore Winner

Brown Back for Another Melbourne Cup Bid with Singapore Winner

South African thoroughbred trainer Herman Brown travelled down under and enjoyed a third place finish with Mourilyan in the world’s richest handicap back in 2009, but this year he is hoping to win the whole kit n’ caboodle and take home the Melbourne Cup trophy with Singapore Cup winner Gitano Hernando.

Hernando stallion Gitano Hernando, formerly raced in the ...

Melbourne Cup on the Radar for Tenno Sho Winner

Melbourne Cup on the Radar for Tenno Sho Winner

This year’s iconic Melbourne Cup showdown at Flemington in November is a likely spring target for Japanese stayer Hiruno d’Amour after their powerful victory in the Group 1 Tenno Sho Spring at Kyoto Racecourse on Sunday.

One of Japan’s premier thoroughbred showdowns, the Tenno Sho is contested over the same two-mile distance (3200m) as the world’s richest handicap, the Melbourne ...