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Almoonqith Primed for Zipping Classic

Almoonqith Primed for Zipping Classic

Co-trainer Ben Hayes is confident that Almoonqith will prove very tough to beat when he lines up for the Group 2 Zipping Classic (2400m) at Sandown on Saturday. Almoonqith returned to peak form when he savaged the line for fourth in the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) on October 15th, and produced a particularly gallant…

2016 Melbourne Cup Field: Wide Draw Good for Almoonqith

2016 Melbourne Cup Field: Wide Draw Good for Almoonqith

David Hayes is pleased that sole entrant Almoonqith has drawn into the 2016 Melbourne Cup field in an outside barrier, and is confident that the horse is primed for a big performance at Flemington on Tuesday. A capacity 2016 Melbourne Cup field of twenty-four was confirmed following the Derby Day card at Flemington on Saturday,…

Almoonqith Peaking for 2016 Melbourne Cup

Almoonqith Peaking for 2016 Melbourne Cup

Trainer David Hayes believes that talented import Almoonqith is peaking at the right time for a strong performance in the 2016 Melbourne Cup, following an impressive run in the Caulfield Cup over the weekend. Almoonqith was unable to make anything of an impact through his first three starts this time in, but the six-year-old overcame…