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Japan Could Uncover Melbourne Cup Mount for Williams

Japan Could Uncover Melbourne Cup Mount for Williams

Leading Victorian jockey Craig Williams is heading to Japan for a two-month riding campaign where he hopes to uncover a potential mount for this year’s Melbourne Cup.

Held on the first Tuesday of November annually at Victoria’s iconic Flemington Racecourse, the $6 million Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) is the richest handicap showdown in the world and so ...

Melbourne Cup Jockey Suspended For Clipping Daffodil

Melbourne Cup Jockey Suspended For Clipping Daffodil

Famed Australian hoop Craig Williams has been suspended following his ride aboard Leica Ding in Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup where he was found guilty of interference.

William’s mount Leica Ding clipped the heels of fancied Kiwi mare Daffodil around the 300m mark in the race, ruining the runner’s chances in the coveted $5.65million event.

The impact caused Daffodil, who was a ...

International Raiders Still To Tackle Melbourne Cup

International Raiders Still To Tackle Melbourne Cup

The famous Godolphin stable are still entering Crime Scene into the $5.65 Melbourne Cup on November 3 despite the six-year-old gelding finishing sixth in Wednesday’s Geelong Cup behind winner Leica Ding.

The Geelong Cup is considered one of the major trials for the Melbourne Cup and Crime Scene was always going to do it tough as he carried the top ...

Leica Ding’s Cup Penalty

Leica Ding’s Cup Penalty

Wednesday’s Group 3 $215 000 Geelong Cup winner, Leica Ding, has been allocated a half kilo penalty for the Melbourne Cup on November 3.

The Darren Weir-trained mare’s penalty was announced by Racing Victoria’s Chief Handicapper, Greg Carpenter following her last stride victory over Bart Cummings’ Dandaad by a long neck, denying the legendary trainer his first Geelong Cup victory. ...

Leica Ding Wins 2009 Geelong Cup

Leica Ding Wins 2009 Geelong Cup

The Darren Weir-trained stayer Leica Ding has won the Geelong Cup today by a long neck ahead of the Bart Cummings-trained Dandaad, with the well-backed New Zealand raider Sterling Prince third.

Jockey Danny Nikolic was aboard Leica Ding for her last-stride win, his second of the day as he pulled off a remarkable double with another brilliant ride in the ...