News About Meiner Kitz

King Top Gun Heads Caulfield Cup 2011 Order of Entry

King Top Gun Heads Caulfield Cup 2011 Order of Entry

Japanese stayer King Top Gun heads the 2011 Caulfield Cup elimination order, the initial order of entry released by Racing Victoria’s Greg Carpenter today following the allocation of weights for the Melbourne Spring Carnival feature earlier this week.

The nine-year-old Ippo Sameshima-trained veteran is the only horse exempt from ballot for the $2.5 million Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) ...

Melbourne Cup Winner Gets 58kg in Caulfield Cup 2011 Weights

Melbourne Cup Winner Gets 58kg in Caulfield Cup 2011 Weights

Defending Melbourne Cup winner Americain has, as expected, been installed as the 2011 Caulfield Cup top-weight with 58 kilograms when handicaps for the $2.5 million Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival feature were released by Racing Victoria today.

Americain has been allocated the 58kg topweight of the 2011 Caulfield Cup hopefuls

Racing Victoria’s chief handicapper Greg Carpenter earlier this week confirmed the ...

2010 Melbourne Cup Weights Announced Wednesday

2010 Melbourne Cup Weights Announced Wednesday

The weights for the 2010 Melbourne Cup will be announced this Wednesday, September 1, in anticipation of the 150th edition of the great handicap event to be held at Flemington on Tuesday November 2.

Racing Victoria’s chief handicapper Greg Carpenter has the daunting task of allocating the weights to the 200 plus Melbourne Cup hopefuls, with 39 Group 1 ...

Japan’s Meiner Kitz Ruled out of 2010 Melbourne Cup

Japan’s Meiner Kitz Ruled out of 2010 Melbourne Cup

Top Japanese stayer Meiner Kitz has been ruled out of the 2010 Melbourne Cup on November 2 after the headline runner sustained an injury last week.

Eight-year-old Sakae Kunieda-trained Meiner Kitz pulled up lame on his off-side after trackwork in Japan last Thursday morning forcing his Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival trip to be abandoned.

Before being withdrawn from the list ...

Cummings’ Melbourne Cup Long-Shot Landlocked Wins at Canterbury

Cummings’ Melbourne Cup Long-Shot Landlocked Wins at Canterbury

The Anthony Cummings-trained Landlocked has improved his chances of a berth in the 2010 Melbourne Cup after winning first-up at Canterbury yesterday.

A four-year-old son of boom sire of stayers Zabeel, Landlocked went out at $12 and enjoyed a forceful win over 1200m in the STC Members Handicap.

Landlocked, raced by Gerry Harvey, is currently one of the long-priced hopefuls ...

Sans Frontieres Shortens in 2010 Melbourne Cup Betting Markets

Sans Frontieres Shortens in 2010 Melbourne Cup Betting Markets

British trainer Jeremy Noseda’s Sans Frontieres has had his 2010 Melbourne Cup odds slashed and is now equal third-favourite with another top international contender, Japan’s Meiner Kitz.

The two overseas trained gallopers are now at $17 through leading online bookmaker Ladbrokes.com.au to win the 150th Melbourne Cup, scheduled as Race 7 at Flemington on Tuesday November 2.

Sans Frontieres, ...

International Galloper Americain Earns 2010 Melbourne Cup Trip

International Galloper Americain Earns 2010 Melbourne Cup Trip

American-bred and French-trained galloper Americain has earned a trip to Australia for the 2010 Melbourne Cup following their classy win in the Group 2 Prix Kergorlay (3000m) over the weekend.

Six-year-old Americain, trained by Alain de Royer Dupre, enjoyed a narrow victory in the Prix Kergorlay at Deauville on Sunday when the son of Dynaformer held off a gallant late ...

Will Meiner Kitz Win the 2010 Melbourne Cup for Japan?

Will Meiner Kitz Win the 2010 Melbourne Cup for Japan?

With just 75 days left until the 150th running of the time-honoured Melbourne Cup at Flemington, we here at Races.com.au are starting to have an in-depth look at some of the top contenders in the Ladbrokes.com.au betting markets.

There is plenty of value to be found through the ante-post Melbourne Cup odds available at Ladbrokes.com.au with Meiner Kitz emerging ...

Jaguar Mail Likely to Miss 2010 Melbourne Cup

Jaguar Mail Likely to Miss 2010 Melbourne Cup

Despite being one of the top early fancies to take out the 150th edition of the Melbourne Cup this spring, Japan’s top stayer Jaguar Mail is now likely to miss both the 2010 Melbourne Cup and 2010 Caulfield Cup.

The seven-year-old Tenno Sho winner is the current $15 second favourite, following the Bart Cummings-trained duo of Dariana and ...

45 International Horses Nominated for Melbourne Cup 2010

45 International Horses Nominated for Melbourne Cup 2010

The historic 150th Melbourne Cup is due to have a strong international presence after 45 overseas raiders were amongst yesterday’s 253 Melbourne Cup nominations.

The record Melbourne Cup prizemoney of $6 million on offer this year has attracted one of the largest numbers of international horses ready to take on Australia’s top stayers in the richest handicap race in ...