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Excess Knowledge’s Melbourne Cup Odds Drift

Excess Knowledge’s Melbourne Cup Odds Drift

Excess Knowledge gained ballot-free entry into the race that stops a nation through success in the Group 3 Lexus Stakes (2500m) over the weekend, but the classy Gai Waterhouse-trained stayer has been forgotten in betting markets for the featured event at Flemington this afternoon as has drifted to Melbourne Cup odds of $31. Excess Knowledge…

2016 Melbourne Cup More Likely for Forever Now

2016 Melbourne Cup More Likely for Forever Now

One of the lightly weighted European entries for the world’s richest handicap at Flemington this November, Forever Now is more likely to be saved for the Melbourne Cup 2016 with the stayer instead targeting a Newmarket run at home this season. The now Martyn Meade-trained Galileo stallion is a Northern Hemisphere four-year-old who has won…

Criterion Runs Second Last in Juddmonte International

Criterion Runs Second Last in Juddmonte International

Lindsay Park’s 2015 Cox Plate-bound stallion Criterion ran second last when sixth behind upset winner Arabian Queen overnight in the Juddmonte International at York Racecourse for his final international run before returning home for the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. The $6 million earner lined-up as an outside chance in the £850,000 Group 1 Juddmonte International…

Criterion $34 Shot for Juddmonte International

Criterion $34 Shot for Juddmonte International

Star Aussie galloper Criterion is currently installed as a $34 outsider for his latest run overseas this Wednesday when taking on seven rivals in the 2015 Juddmonte International at York Racecourse. Prepared by Lindsay Park co-trainers David Hayes & Tom Dabernig after originally racing under the preparation of David Payne, the Sebring stallion runs in…

Gatewood Best of OTI’s 2014 Melbourne Cup Horses

Gatewood Best of OTI’s 2014 Melbourne Cup Horses

Part-owner and manager of Australia’s OTI Racing Terry Henderson has declared their UK raider Gatewood as the best of the four Melbourne Cup 2014 s the stable is saddling up on Tuesday at Flemington Racecourse. In a horror result at yesterday’s Melbourne Cup barrier draw, connections of the four OTI-owned horses pulled out three of…

Gatewood Gears Up for Melbourne Cup 2014

Gatewood Gears Up for Melbourne Cup 2014

Despite the likelihood of a firm Flemington track for the 2014 Melbourne Cup next Tuesday, Australian connections of the OTI Racing-owned, John Gosden-trained UK raider Gatewood are confident the stallion can make an impact in the ‘race that stops a nation’. There are still officially 38 horses heading towards a run in the capacity 24-starter…

23 Nominated for The Bart Cummings

23 Nominated for The Bart Cummings

A classy list of 23 runners have been nominated for an appearance in this weekend’s Group 3 The Bart Cummings (2520m) at Flemington Racecourse, highlighted by several exciting prospects leading into the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups. Touted as a leading contender before finishing a disappointing 13th in the 2013 edition of the Race That Stops…

Gatewood Confirmed For 2014 Melbourne Cup

Gatewood Confirmed For 2014 Melbourne Cup

After missing out on a run in the world’s richest handicap two years ago a Melbourne Cup 2014 assignment has been all but confirmed for the OTI-owned raider Gatewood after their win in France over the weekend. Sunday night saw the John Gosden-trained Galileo stallion post their eighth career win with a tidy two length…

2014 Melbourne Cup Bid for OTI’s Gatewood

2014 Melbourne Cup Bid for OTI’s Gatewood

Former Geelong Cup winner Gatewood is the headline European stayer set to travel down under for a Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival campaign for Victorian-based syndicate OTI Racing. OTI have plans to bring over a contingent of around five gallopers this spring including Melbourne Cup 2014 hope Gatewood as confirmed by the managing director Terry Henderson…

Mount Athos Deserves Hong Kong Vase 2013 Win – Williams

Mount Athos Deserves Hong Kong Vase 2013 Win – Williams

Star Australian hoop Craig Williams would love to ride this weekend’s 2013 Hong Kong Vase winner believing his mount in the Sha Tin classic Mount Athos is deserving of a Group 1 triumph. Williams rode the Luca Cumani-trained European stayer for the first time last month in the ‘race that stops a nation’ at Flemington….