News About Irish St Leger
Last year’s fourth-placed international raider Trip To Paris needs to win a lead-up overseas before his British trainer Ed Dunlop confirms a Melbourne Cup 2016 bid this season.
Dunlop is best known down under for his three Melbourne Cup seconds with ...
Last year’s Irish St Leger champion Order Of St George has been sent to the top of futures Melbourne Cup 2016 odds after Irish horseman Aidan O’Brien confirmed a bid in the world’s richest handicap for his smart stallion.
Godolphin stayers Cavalryman and Willing Foe arrived in Australia on Saturday and trainer Saeed Bin Suroor is happy with the conditions of both horses heading into the 2014 Melbourne Cup at Flemington on November 4.
Dual Melbourne Cup winning horseman Dermot K Weld will be without a hope in the 2014 edition of the ‘race that stops a nation’ following the surprise withdrawal of two high profile international hopes.
Just nine runners have been confirmed to line up for the 2014 Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) at Flemington Racecourse, set to be highlighted by a showdown betting Cox Plate/Australian Guineas Champion Shamus Award and Melbourne Cup Champion Fiorente.
Classy Irish import Voleuse De Coeurs will return to the track in 2014 a much more imposing and overwhelming force, after trainer Mike Moroney revealed the Teofilo mare has gained substantial muscle weight since returning to the spelling paddock in early November.
There is no Australian-trained runners in the 2013 Hong Kong Vase final field but there will still be plenty of local interest in the Group 1 event that will be run at Sha Tin on Sunday; with Red Cadeaux, Mount Athos, Simenon, Dandino and Dunadenall set to contest the prestigious race.
The 2013 Melbourne Cup is set to run at Flemington Racecourse in less than an hour and it’s time to determine who you are going to back in the field.
If you’re stuck when it comes to picking a winner then a good place to start is by checking exactly which horses have won over the distance before.
Voleuse De Coeurs will be attempting to keep her flawless two mile record intact when she runs in the 2013 Melbourne Cup at Flemington tomorrow.
The five-year-old mare has won both her previous runs at 3,2000 metres, meaning the trip is no problem for the galloper.
In the early hours of Friday morning (AEST) the Michael Owen-bred and owned European stayer Brown Panther thrilled with a great win the iconic Goodwood Cup in an ideal Melbourne Cup 2013 lead-up.
Prepared by Tom Dascombe in the village of Malpas the Shirocco stallion made it back-to-back wins this time in coming off a Listed mile and a ...