News About Luke Murrell

Back-to-back Melbourne Cups Already Planned for Protectionist

Back-to-back Melbourne Cups Already Planned for Protectionist

There’s no rest for the wicked when the Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) is concerned. After winning the $6.2 million feature race on Tuesday, German raider Protectionist is already being aimed towards a second-straight win in 2015. It was announced on Wednesday that Protectionist would remain in Australia, transferring from the care of Andreas…

2013 Mornington Cup on Radar for Former Frenchie

2013 Mornington Cup on Radar for Former Frenchie

Bréhat, a French import now prepared by Anthony Freedman, will continue towards next month’s Mornington Cup 2013 when they race for just the second time down under at Flemington on Saturday. The Motivator stallion won three of their 13 starts in France under former jockey Elie Lellouche before being imported to Freedman late last year…

Lucas Cranach Out of Australian Cup 2012 – Betting Update

Lucas Cranach Out of Australian Cup 2012 – Betting Update

Trainer Anthony Freedman’s belief that Americain was the deserving 2012 Australian Cup favourite has eventuated as the ruling top elect for the Flemington Super Saturday feature, Lucas Cranach, has been scratched due to injury. Yesterday Freedman said that while he was happy with how his star German import and last-start Peter Young Stakes winner Lucas…