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2016 Cox Plate Hope Highland Reel Wins UK Group 1

2016 Cox Plate Hope Highland Reel Wins UK Group 1

Irish horseman Aidan O’Brien confirmed the team were considering a Cox Plate 2016 bid down under for last year’s third-placegetter Highland Reel after his smart Group 1 win in the UK over the weekend. Last Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival the Galileo stallion travelled to Australia and caught the eye with a third to Chris Waller’s…

2016 Caulfield Cup over Cox Plate for Highland Reel

2016 Caulfield Cup over Cox Plate for Highland Reel

Racing Victoria’s international talent scout Leigh Jordon believes last year’s Cox Plate third placegetter Highland Reel is shaping up as more of a Caulfield Cup 2016 horse if he makes a raid on the Melbourne spring features this season. Last Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival the Aidan O’Brien-trained Irish galloper travelled over for a shot at…

2015 Cox Plate to Suit The Grey Gatsby

2015 Cox Plate to Suit The Grey Gatsby

Racing Victoria’s international talent scout Leigh Jordon is positive the weight-for-age Cox Plate 2015 would be the perfect race for Irish raider The Grey Gatsby who is one of the dozen international invites for the Moonee Valley spring classic. Some of the world’s best thoroughbreds have been extended an invitation by the Moonee Valley Racing…

Snow Sky Still Chance for 2015 Melbourne Cup Run

Snow Sky Still Chance for 2015 Melbourne Cup Run

Despite connections of the Sir Michael Stoute-trained stallion Snow Sky considering a range of the season’s other international majors the Melbourne Cup 2015 at Flemington Racecourse on the first Tuesday of November is still an option for the authoritative Hardwicke Stakes winner. The $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) has been on the…

2013 Hong Kong Vase Final Field And Betting Preview

2013 Hong Kong Vase Final Field And Betting Preview

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. Veteran stayer Red Cadeaux…

Red Cadeaux Kicks Off Third Melbourne Cup Campaign

Red Cadeaux Kicks Off Third Melbourne Cup Campaign

The new season campaign of 2011 Melbourne Cup runner-up Red Cadeaux is likely to kick off in Ascot next week before the Ed Dunlop-trained English stayer travels down under for their third shot at the ‘race that stops a nation’. Two years ago the Cadeaux Genereux gelding featured in their maiden Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival…