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My Quest For Peace to Race on for Sydney Autumn Carnival 2013

My Quest For Peace to Race on for Sydney Autumn Carnival 2013

After a failed spring cups bid down under and after being overlooked for an invitation to the Hong Kong International Race Day in December, OTI’s My Quest For Peace will stay on Australia under the preparation of Peter Moody and target the 2013 Sydney and Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival features. The former Luca Cumani-trained Galileo…

Three Melbourne Cup Horses Run in Japan Cup 2012

Three Melbourne Cup Horses Run in Japan Cup 2012

This Sunday, November 25, Tokyo Racecourse will host the 32nd edition of the Japan Racing Association’s richest race, the 2012 Japan Cup, with three horses that ran in the iconic Melbourne Cup engaged for the classic. The British-trained trio of Jakkalberry, Red Cadeaux and Mount Athos all come via a run in the $6.2 million…

Melbourne Cup Hopes Dominate Lexus Stakes 2012 Nominations

Melbourne Cup Hopes Dominate Lexus Stakes 2012 Nominations

For the 22 second acceptors that sit outside the top 24 in the Melbourne Cup 2012 order of entry there are only a couple of chances left for them to make the cut before Tuesday week’s showdown, including the $200,000 Group 2 Lexus Stakes (2000m) at Flemington Racecourse this Saturday. One of two races on…

Prairie Star Set for Caulfield Cup 2012

Prairie Star Set for Caulfield Cup 2012

OTI Racing have added another international star to their growing spring roster with French galloper Prairie Star joining the operation and being set on the 2012 Caulfield Cup path. The four-year-old Peintre Celbre stallion is the latest Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival-bound acquisition for OTI who came within a nose of Melbourne Cup glory with the…

Melbourne Cup Barriers 2011 – Americain Draws 15

Melbourne Cup Barriers 2011 – Americain Draws 15

On Saturday afternoon live from Flemington Racecourse the 2011 Melbourne Cup barrier draw was released with defending champion Americain drawing wide with barrier 15 in the 24-horse final field. Americain showed they were ready to go back-to-back in the world’s richest handicap with a blistering resuming run on Aussie turf, the Alain de Royer Dupre-trained…

Melbourne Cup 2011-Bound Bauer Eases in Geelong Cup Odds

Melbourne Cup 2011-Bound Bauer Eases in Geelong Cup Odds

On Wednesday Luca Cumani’s crowd favourite Bauer will run in the 2011 Geelong Cup in a do-or-die bid to get a second shot at the world’s richest handicap, the $6 million Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m). The always gallant nine-year-old grey galloper is one of 13 stayers engaged in the $225,000 Group 3 Geelong Cup…