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.

2014 Melbourne Cup winner Protectionist is already being geared towards a run in next year’s race. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

It was ...

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 when purchased by ...

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.

Lucas Cranach has been ruled out of the 2012 Australian Cup and the remainder of the autumn carnival

Yesterday Freedman said that while he ...