News About Johnny Murtagh

2015 Melbourne Cup Bid on for Mutual Regard

2015 Melbourne Cup Bid on for Mutual Regard

The former Johnny Murtagh-trained Mutual Regard is back on the Melbourne Cup 2015 path this spring down under, the import now under the care of John Sadler in Victoria.

Last year’s Melbourne Cup winner Protectionist. Photo: Steve Hart.

Former Irish jockey turned trainer Murtagh prepared the Hernando gelding for his Australian raid last Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival that included ...

Royal Diamond Prepares for 2015 Sydney Cup

Royal Diamond Prepares for 2015 Sydney Cup

Irish trainer Johnny Murtagh prepared two horses for the Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) on November 4 but will leave Australia with just one remaining in his care.

Royal Diamond, who ran in the 2014 Melbourne Cup (pictured), will remain in Australia and prepare for the 2015 Sydney Cup. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Stable mates Mutual Regard and Royal ...

Late Mail Melbourne Cup Tips 2014

Late Mail Melbourne Cup Tips 2014

The race everyone wants a piece of today is the 2014 Melbourne Cup – late mail tips for the famous Flemington Race 7 found below.

Fawkner is a horse the bookies are keeping safe in 2014 Melbourne Cup betting. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Racetrack whispers are getting louder as the clock ticks closer to jump time at 3:00pm for ...

Melbourne Cup 2014 Odds Update: Money For Mutual Regard

Melbourne Cup 2014 Odds Update: Money For Mutual Regard

Money has started to come for a number of the longer priced hopes to win tomorrow’s 2014 Melbourne Cup including early market mover Mutual Regard for former Irish jockey Johnny Murtagh.

Three-time Melbourne Cup winning jockey Damien Oliver has the 2014 ride on market mover Mutual Regard. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

The field for this year’s $6.2 million Group 1 ...

Is Royal Diamond a Roughie Melbourne Cup 2014 Shot?

Is Royal Diamond a Roughie Melbourne Cup 2014 Shot?

Former star Irish hoop turned trainer Johnny Murtagh is dually represented in this year’s 2014 Melbourne Cup field but will his outsider Royal Diamond turn out to be a diamond in the rough for punters?

Steven Arnold shoots for his first Melbourne Cup win in 2014 aboard Royal Diamond. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Murtagh was last involved in a ...

2014 Melbourne Cup Race Time – When Will Flemington Race 7 Jump?

2014 Melbourne Cup Race Time – When Will Flemington Race 7 Jump?

The Melbourne Cup 2014 will take place at Flemington Racecourse in Victoria tomorrow on the traditional Melbourne Cup date on the first Tuesday of November and the local jump time for the ‘Race That Stops a Nation’ is 3:00pm (AEDT).

Lucia Valentina is out to atone for a third in the Caulfield Cup taking on her last start conqueror Admire ...

Murtagh Would Rate 2014 Melbourne Cup Win Greatest Achievement

Murtagh Would Rate 2014 Melbourne Cup Win Greatest Achievement

Johnny Murtagh has made the trip out to Australia for the Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) twice, but never before as a trainer.

Can one of Johnny Murtagh’s two Melbourne Cup horses beat favourite Admire Rakti (pictured) home for victory? Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

As a jockey, Murtagh rode in the $6.2 million feature race twice during ...

Murtagh to Keep Melbourne Cup Instructions to a Minimum

Murtagh to Keep Melbourne Cup Instructions to a Minimum

Star Irish jockey-turned-trainer Johnny Murtagh has complete faith in old friend Damien Oliver who is engaged to ride Mutual Regard, one of two 2014 Melbourne Cup horses for the stable, on Tuesday in Flemington Race 7.

Damien Oliver has the ride on the Johnny Murtagh-trained Mutual Regard in Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup 2014 field. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

Murtagh last ...

My Ambivalent Fit for 2014 Melbourne Cup Bid

My Ambivalent Fit for 2014 Melbourne Cup Bid

A stone bruise may have ruled her out of a shot at the Caulfield Cup a fortnight ago but UK trainer Roger Varian is confident his classy mare My Ambivalent is fit and ready to go in the Melbourne Cup 2014.

2014 Melbourne Cup favourite Admire Rakti (pictured) has barrier eight that connections of My Ambivalent would have preferred ...

Experience to Deliver Royal Diamond Melbourne Cup Success

Experience to Deliver Royal Diamond Melbourne Cup Success

Confirming to make his Australian racing debut at Flemington next Tuesday, renowned Irish trainer Johnny Murtagh has revealed he is thrilled with the condition of eight-year-old Royal Diamond leading into the 2014 Melbourne Cup.

Jockey Steven Arnold will take the ride on Royal Diamond in the 2014 Melbourne Cup. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Securing a particularly impressive ten ...