News About Leslie Short Hurdle

Champion Hurdler Heading For Melbourne Cup 2011

Champion Hurdler Heading For Melbourne Cup 2011

History suggests it can’t be done but connections of Australia’s best hurdler have indicated they will target the 2011 Melbourne Cup with champion jumper Black and Bent. Just one horse in the history of Australian racing has managed to win both the Grand National Hurdle and the Melbourne Cup. That was Malua, who in 1884…

Black and Bent Back Over The Fences

Black and Bent Back Over The Fences

Black and Bent will step out over the jumps for the first time in over a year on Saturday, and to make matters worse he will be forced to carry a whopping 73.5 kg. Trainer Robert Smerdon confirmed that Black and Bent would be entered in the Leslie Short Hurdle at Morphetville on Saturday before…