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Back-to-Back Japan Cup Wins for Gentildonna

Back-to-Back Japan Cup Wins for Gentildonna

Stunning Deep Impact filly Gentildonna defied the history books on Sunday to score her second successive Japan Cup trophy at Fuschu Racecourse in Tokyo. Twelve months ago she became the first three-year-old Japan Cup winning filly in history and was crowned the 2012 Japan Horse of the Year. Since her victory as a 53kg lightweight…

Williams’ Ride In 2013 Japan Cup Field

Williams’ Ride In 2013 Japan Cup Field

This Sunday, November 24, the Japan Cup 2013 will take place in Tokyo Racecourse and Australian punters will have someone to cheer for in the 33rd edition of the race with ace Aussie hoop Craig Williams engaged to ride Admire Rakti. The Heart’s Cry stallion is out to improve on their last start 10th in…

Does Fiorente Have What It Takes To Win The Cox Plate For Gai?

Does Fiorente Have What It Takes To Win The Cox Plate For Gai?

Fiorente has been a drifter in 2013 Cox Plate betting markets and is now out to odds of $5 after starting the week as short as $4.20 to give leading trainer Gai Waterhouse her first ever win in the Cox Plate. Waterhouse has had plenty of quality horses run in the Cox Plate but she is…

French Star Brigantin to Stay in Australia with Pat Carey

French Star Brigantin to Stay in Australia with Pat Carey

French stayer Brigantin will remain in Australia despite a failed spring campaign and will be trained by Pat Carey. The six-year-old, who is owned by Team Valor, was considered a strong chance in the Melbourne Cup but failed to make the final field. His only start this spring resulted in a third-place finish in the…

Joshua Tree Grows Into 2012 Melbourne Cup Chance

Joshua Tree Grows Into 2012 Melbourne Cup Chance

Newmarket-based Italian trainer Marco Botti is a very real chance of being dually represented in the ‘race that stops a nation’ having uncovered another genuine Melbourne Cup 2012 horse in the weekend’s Prix Kergorlay winner Joshua Tree. It was a magic weekend on the international racing scene for Botti whose main chance heading into the…