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2015 Melbourne Cup Favourite Fame Game Can Deliver

2015 Melbourne Cup Favourite Fame Game Can Deliver

Connections of 2015 Melbourne Cup favourite Fame Game are confident that he can live up to the hype and salute in the Group 1 event at Flemington on Tuesday.

Fame Game remains a dominant favourite in 2015 Melbourne Cup betting markets. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Fame Game was stamped as a leading Melbourne Cup contender as soon as connections ...

Happy Birthday, Thoroughbreds of Australia!

Happy Birthday, Thoroughbreds of Australia!

The arrival of August 1st marks the birthday of every Australian Thoroughbred each year, and 2014 marks a particularly special year for several of the nation’s most memorable and loved performers.

Pierro is one of champion stallion Lonhro's high-achieving progeny. Photo: Steve Hart

Arguably the biggest landmark for Australian runners chalking up another year in 2014, 1997 World Champion ...

2014 The Roses Results – Arabian Gold Far Too Good

2014 The Roses Results – Arabian Gold Far Too Good

Arabian Gold stamped herself as the leading contender for the 2014 Queensland Oaks with a comfortable victory in the 2014 The Roses at Doomben this afternoon.

Arabian Gold scored her third straight win in The Roses at Doomben this afternoon. Photo: Daniel Costello

Jockey Blake Shinn settled Arabian Gold in the middle of the field and the race was set ...

Arabian Gold Wins 2014 Frank Packer Plate

Arabian Gold Wins 2014 Frank Packer Plate

Talented three-year-old Arabian Gold has continued her strong run of form at Royal Randwick this afternoon, sprinting well to win the Group 3 Frank Packer Plate (2000m) comfortably by a length from Pheidon and Malice.

Arabian Gold has translated a rails run into victory in the 2014 Frank Packer Plate. Photo: Steve Hart

Jumping well, the Dubawi filly settled ...

Arabian Gold Likely To Back-Up in Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Arabian Gold Likely To Back-Up in Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Trainer David Vandyke has confirmed exciting filly Arabian Gold is close to being confirmed as a certain starter in this weekend’s $4 million Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) on day 2 of the inaugural The Championships at Royal Randwick.

Arabian Gold is close to a certainty for the 2014 Queen Elizabeth Stakes. Photo: Steve Hart

A proven performer of damp ...

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 ...

Kris Lees Opera House To Be Retired

Kris Lees Opera House To Be Retired

Australia’s only pure white race horse, The Opera House may have run her last race after trainer Kris Lees confirmed the horse had succumbed to a tendon injury in her near foreleg.

Lees confirmed that the horse would be floated to owner John Singleton’s farm at Strawberry Hill on the New South Wales central coast, where a decision would be ...

Waller Names Local as Main Danger to the Kingdom

Waller Names Local as Main Danger to the Kingdom

On Saturday leading Sydney trainer Chris Waller lines up his star import My Kingdom Of Fife for a fourth time on the Aussie turf and it is the sole Queensland-trained horse in this year’s Doomben Cup and not the equal favourite and fellow import that Waller tips as the main danger to Fife’s unbeaten streak in the southern hemisphere.

Shoot ...