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Shamal Wind In Good Order Ahead of King’s Stand Stakes

Shamal Wind In Good Order Ahead of King’s Stand Stakes

Trainer Robert Smerdon remains confident Shamal Wind can lay a great account for herself in next week’s Group 1 King’s Stand Stakes (1000m) at Royal Ascot despite having been somewhat disheartened by a conversation with notable Irish trainer Dermot Weld.

Shamal Wind will contest the Group 1 King’s Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot next week. Photo: Sarah Ebbett

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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 ...

Complete 2013 Melbourne Cup Results – Finishing Order

Complete 2013 Melbourne Cup Results – Finishing Order

Fiorente has won the $6 million Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse today November 5, 2013.

The five-year-old burst through the pack to win the 2013 Melbourne Cup by close to a length ahead of a gutsy Red Cadeaux, who placed in second.

It was the second time in three years that Red Cadeaux finished second, after being pipped at the ...

Updated Melbourne Cup Order Of Entry – Ibicenco Receives 1kg Penalty

Updated Melbourne Cup Order Of Entry – Ibicenco Receives 1kg Penalty

OTI Racing-owned Ibicenco has received a one kilogram penalty for the 2013 Melbourne Cup after his grinding victory in the Group 3 Geelong Cup (2400m) yesterday.

Ibicenco earnt a one kilogram penalty for the Melbourne Cup after his victory in the Group 3 Geelong Cup. Photo by: Horse Racing Photos Australia

Ibicenco was on the second line of Geelong ...

Jockeys Aim For Further Glory in 2012 Melbourne Cup

Jockeys Aim For Further Glory in 2012 Melbourne Cup

A Melbourne Cup victory can define the career of a jockey and one lucky rider will add his name to the history books today.

Some jockeys, like Rhys Mcleod who will ride Ethiopia, are making their Melbourne Cup debut while Jim Cassidy has been riding in the race for almost thirty years.

Only six of the twenty-four jockeys riding ...

International Melbourne Cup Horses Considered Leading Chances

International Melbourne Cup Horses Considered Leading Chances

The Melbourne Cup has been dominated by international horses in the last few years and if tomorrows race result reflects the 2012 Melbourne Cup betting market this will continue in 2012.

The first four lines of betting in the 2012 Melbourne Cup betting market at bookmaker.com.au are filled with internationally-trained horses with Maluckyday the most fancied Australian runner at $14....

2012 Melbourne Cup Start No Certainty for Gatewood after 1kg Penalty

2012 Melbourne Cup Start No Certainty for Gatewood after 1kg Penalty

A run in the 24-horse Melbourne Cup 2012 field on the first Tuesday of November at Flemington in certainly not guaranteed for John Gosden’s exciting European raider Gatewood after they received only 1kg from Racing Victoria’s chief handicapper Greg Carpenter for their Geelong Cup victory.

Gatewood has only moved up to 36th on the Melbourne Cup 2012 ballot

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Melbourne Cup Hopes Head 2012 Geelong Cup Field

Melbourne Cup Hopes Head 2012 Geelong Cup Field

On Wednesday a small but imposing field of seven quality stayers will run towards the Melbourne Cup on the first Tuesday of November when they take place in the Geelong Cup 2012.

2010 Melbourne Cup runner-up Maluckyday runs in Wednesday's Geelong Cup

This year’s $300,000 Group 3 Geelong Cup (2400m) is due to run as Geelong Race 7 at ...

2012 Geelong Cup Prize Money Boost

2012 Geelong Cup Prize Money Boost

One of the crucial Melbourne Cup qualifying races will be worth an additional $75,000 this spring with the Geelong Cup 2012 having had a significant prize money boost.

Dunaden became the third internationally-trained horse to win the Geelong Cup - Melbourne Cup double in 2011

Due to run on Wednesday October 24 the Group 3 Geelong Cup (2400m) has had ...

Weld’s 2011 Melbourne Cup Purpose

Weld’s 2011 Melbourne Cup Purpose

One of Europe’s leading trainers, Dermot Weld is considering another trip down under this spring carnival with his promising mare Sense Of Purpose a definite 2011 Melbourne Cup entry.

Curragh-based Weld has previously trained two Melbourne Cup winners with Vintage Crop (1993) and Media Puzzle (2002).

Four-year-old Sense Of Purpose earned an entry into this year’s edition of the world’s ...