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Melbourne Cup Considered for Trip To Paris

Melbourne Cup Considered for Trip To Paris

English horseman Ed Dunlop is considering a return to Victoria with last year’s Melbourne Cup fourth placegetter Trip To Paris who races next-up in the Lonsdale Cup in August

The Ed Dunlop-trained Trip To Paris could be back down under for a 2016 Melbourne Cup bid this spring. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Champs Elysees gelding enjoyed a stellar campaign ...

Max Dynamite Hurdles Towards 2016 Melbourne Cup

Max Dynamite Hurdles Towards 2016 Melbourne Cup

William Mullins’ Irish galloper Max Dynamite will miss this week’s Goodwood Cup Carnival and instead look to put himself in the Melbourne Cup 2016 frame via a hurdle run on Wednesday at home.

Last year’s runner-up Max Dynamite targets the 2016 Melbourne Cup again this spring. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The French-bred Great Journey gelding ran a brave second ...

Max Dynamite Still on Melbourne Cup 2016 Mission

Max Dynamite Still on Melbourne Cup 2016 Mission

Last year’s Melbourne Cup runner-up Max Dynamite is still set to target another run down under in the world’s richest handicap this spring despite a disappointing Ascot Gold Cup run last week.

Max Dynamite (outside) could be back in Australia for the 2016 Melbourne Cup after his second in the two mile classic last spring. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The ...

2014 Melbourne Cup Nomination for York Winner Mutual Regard

2014 Melbourne Cup Nomination for York Winner Mutual Regard

York’s Lonsdale Cup Carnival over the weekend in England threw up a number of livewire Melbourne Cup 2014 international hopes for the spring down under including Mutual Regard – winner of the Ebor Handicap.

A day after Dermot Weld revealed a possible contender for the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on the first ...

Pal Mimosa Weld’s 2014 Melbourne Cup Chance

Pal Mimosa Weld’s 2014 Melbourne Cup Chance

Ace Irish horseman Dermot Weld could be lured back down under for a third shot at the ‘race that stops a nation’ with Melbourne Cup 2014 plans brewing for the weekend’s Lonsdale Cup winner Pale Mimosa.

Weld was the first trainer to prepare an international Melbourne Cup winner back in 1993 when Vintage Crop made history.

He was back ...

International 2014 Melbourne Cup Hopes Race in York

International 2014 Melbourne Cup Hopes Race in York

The 2014 Melbourne Cup bids of a number of top international stayers will go on in the line in York this evening with a handful of chances for the world’s richest handicap running in the Group 2 Lonsdale Cup (3200m).

Held over the same distance as the iconic two-mile $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse on ...

Melbourne Cup 2013 Option for Ahzeemah

Melbourne Cup 2013 Option for Ahzeemah

Global racing giant Godolphin may have a genuine shot at the 2013 Melbourne Cup down under this spring following a tight but impressive win at York over the weekend by their Dubawi gelding Ahzeemah.

Posting their fifth win at career start number 17 the up-and-coming stayer was able to track down the leader and take up the front running ...