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2016 Melbourne Cup Hopes Line-Up at Goodwood

2016 Melbourne Cup Hopes Line-Up at Goodwood

Thursday’s Goodwood Cup over the two miles in the UK could prove a telling guide to some of the top international hopes looking to travel down under this spring for a Melbourne Cup 2016 bid.

Last year’s Melbourne Cup fifth-placegetter Big Orange defends his title in this week’s 2016 Goodwood Cup in the UK. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

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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.

Hong Kong performed Criterion is one of the top early hopes for the 2015 Cox Plate in Melbourne this spring. ...

Red Cadeaux Confirmed 2015 Australian Cup Starter

Red Cadeaux Confirmed 2015 Australian Cup Starter

Trainer Ed Dunlop has confirmed another trip to Melbourne for British stayer Red Cadeaux, however this marks the first tilt outside of the Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) for the nine-year-old.

Red Cadeaux will race in Australia outside of the Melbourne Cup for the first time after an autumn campaign was confirmed. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia....

Admire Rakti Confirmed for 2014 Melbourne Cup

Admire Rakti Confirmed for 2014 Melbourne Cup

Connections of Admire Rakti have confirmed a 2014 Melbourne Cup start for the Japanese stayer, despite suggestions he would return home if re-handicapped for the race.

Admire Rakti (outside) has been confirmed for the 2014 Melbourne Cup, despite receiving 0.5kg weight penalty. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Racing Victora chief handicapper Greg Carpenter penalised Admire Rakti 0.5kg yesterday, following ...

Dan Excel Confirmed for 2014 Cox Plate Campaign

Dan Excel Confirmed for 2014 Cox Plate Campaign

Following the Moonee Valley Racing Club (MVRC) sending out its official 2014 Cox Plate international invitations, John Moore’s Hong Kong galloper Dan Excel has been confirmed as heading into quarantine before travelling down under for the spring.

One of the 10 invitees from six different countries for this year’s $3 million Group 1 W.S. Cox Plate (2040m) at ...

Irish St Leger Winner Still Royal Cup Chance

Irish St Leger Winner Still Royal Cup Chance

In a nice boost for Racing Victoria, the Johnny Murtagh-trained Irish St Leger winner Royal Diamond was one of seven international 2013 Caulfield Cup first acceptances taken on Tuesday.

A total of 98 staying types remain in contention for this year’s $2.5 million Group 1 BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m), run on Saturday October 19, seven of which are ...

20 International Cox Plate 2013 Invitations Issued

20 International Cox Plate 2013 Invitations Issued

In a bid to attract a classy internationally rich field of weight-for-age stars for the 2013 Cox Plate this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival the Moonee Valley Racing Club (MVRC) has sent out 20 invitations to Australasia’s WFA championship in October.

2011 Melbourne Cup winner Dunaden could return to Australia for the 2013 Cox Plate this spring. Photo: Taron Clarke.

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Godolphin Pair in Line for Melbourne Cup 2013

Godolphin Pair in Line for Melbourne Cup 2013

Today at England’s Sandown Racecourse a host of 2013 Melbourne Cup chances will be on show including two Godolphin-owned stayers Cavalryman and Colour Vision facing off in the Group 2 Henry II Stakes (3300m).

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Mount Athos Commences Melbourne Cup 2013 Campaign

Mount Athos Commences Melbourne Cup 2013 Campaign

Today in Europe Luca Cumani-trained stayer Mount Athos will race at Chester looking for a good first-up performance at home as they prepare for a return to Australia for the 2013 Melbourne Cup later in the year.

Mount Athos kicks off their 2013 Melbourne Cup campaign tonight in Europe. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Owner of the Montjeu six-year-old, ...

Caulfield Cup 2012 on the Cards for Americain

Caulfield Cup 2012 on the Cards for Americain

Connections of top French-trained stayer Americain are leaning more and more towards a run in the 2012 Caulfield Cup for the eight-year-old before they look to become a multiple Melbourne Cup winner in the ‘race that stops a nation’ this November.

2010 Melbourne Cup winner Americain could race in the 2012 Caulfield Cup this month

American-bred, Australian-owned Dyanformer stallion Americain ...