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Melbourne Cup Placegetter Lucas Cranach Retired

Melbourne Cup Placegetter Lucas Cranach Retired

Anthony Freedman-trained import Lucas Cranach has been retired following veterinary advice and is set to begin a career at stud. Connections were informed by vets that the German-bred stayer has a degenerative bone condition that is not going to improve. The Mamool entire had just a brief career in Australia despite arriving in 2011, with…

2012 Melbourne Cup Horses – Top Form

2012 Melbourne Cup Horses – Top Form

With the 2012 Melbourne Cup just a matter of days away, we have put together a form guide for the most talked about horses in this year’s race. #1 Dunaden Dunaden will be going into the Melbourne Cup with a flawless record in Australia to his name. The seven-year-old has won all three of his…

Mawingo Out of 2012 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival

Mawingo Out of 2012 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival

Anthony Freedman’s reigning Doomben Cup winner Mawingo has been sent to the paddock immediately and will not return this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, the Tertullian four-year-old suffering from a virus. Mornignton-based Freedman ordered tests to be done on his Group 1 winning German import after Mawingo, who enjoyed a stellar campaign in Queensland during the…

Mawingo Has Troubles Ahead of 2012 Caulfield Cup

Mawingo Has Troubles Ahead of 2012 Caulfield Cup

He was considered among the favourites for the 2012 Caulfield Cup prior to the spring but Anthony Freedman-trained import Mawingo has so far failed to live up to the hype. The four-year-old finished last first-up in the Group 2 Makybe Diva Stakes (1600m) and was beaten by nearly six lengths when eighth in the Underwood…

Lucas Cranach out of Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival 2012

Lucas Cranach out of Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival 2012

Anthony Freedman’s ace German import and top fancy for a number of the spring majors, Lucas Cranach has suffered a bone chip and will miss the entire 2012 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. The Mamool stallion was equal $21 second favourite with the likes of Americain and Red Cadeaux through to win this year’s $6.2 million…

Internationals Raid Caulfield Cup 2012 Nominations

Internationals Raid Caulfield Cup 2012 Nominations

Twenty-five internationally-trained horses have been nominated for the 2012 Caulfield Cup today after Racing Victoria received 222 early entries for the opening Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival major. Due to run at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday October 20, the $2.65 million Group 1 BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) attracted 22 fewer horses than last year but is…

Atlantic Jewel Dominates Cox Plate 2012 Nominations

Atlantic Jewel Dominates Cox Plate 2012 Nominations

Mark Kavanagh’s unbeaten Fastnet Rock mare Atlantic Jewel is the early favourite of the 2012 Cox Plate nominations which were released by Racing Victoria today. One of the three majors of the annual Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, the $3 million Group 1 WS Cox Plate (2040m) is due to run at Moonee Valley Racecourseon Saturday…

Arc Wins Out over 2012 Melbourne Cup for Salomina

Arc Wins Out over 2012 Melbourne Cup for Salomina

Australian-owned German Oaks winning mare Salomina is likely to stay in Europe and head towards the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe in France instead of a trip down under for the Melbourne Cup 2012 this spring according to her connections. Prepared by Peter Schiergen in Germany the four-year-old daughter of Lomitas is undefeated to date…

Caulfield Cup 2012 Odds – Early Betting Market

Caulfield Cup 2012 Odds – Early Betting Market

With the spring carnival rapidly approaching, markets are now being offered on the biggest races of the carnival including the 2012 Caulfield Cup which will take place at Caulfield Racecourse on October 20. Standing as the richest 2400m handicap event in the world, the Caulfield Cup is a prestigious staying test that attracts top-class horses…

Melbourne Cup Betting 2012 – Latest Odds

Melbourne Cup Betting 2012 – Latest Odds

With less than four months to go until the 2012 Melbourne Cup lights up the famous Flemington Racecourse on the first Tuesday of November, the pre-nomination betting markets are starting to heat up at bookies around the country. Futures Melbourne Cup betting is a great way for punters to lock in juicy double-figure prices on…