News About Mount Athos

Injury Rules Mount Athos Out Of Caulfield & Melbourne Cups

Injury Rules Mount Athos Out Of Caulfield & Melbourne Cups

Injury has ruled out last year’s Melbourne Cup third placegetter Mount Athos from returning down under this spring for a third shot at the world’s richest handicap at Victoria’s Flemington Racecourse. Owner Marwan Koukash announced on Twitter on Friday that his Montjeu seven-year-old would be unable to make the trip to Australia this Melbourne Spring…

2014 Caulfield Cup Betting – Best Fancied Internationals

2014 Caulfield Cup Betting – Best Fancied Internationals

Betting on the first of the ‘Big Three’ Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival majors, the Caulfield Cup 2014 is now open and below we take a look at the best fancied of the record 44 international nominees for the world’s richest mile and a half handicap. This week Racing Victoria (RV) took an historical-best 221 early…

Mukhadram Tops Jordan’s International Cox Plate Wishlist

Mukhadram Tops Jordan’s International Cox Plate Wishlist

After a record number of international gallopers were nominated for both the Caulfield Cup and Cox Plate 2014 this week, Racing Victoria’s international recruiter Leigh Jordon has named Mukhadram as the international he’d most likely to see line-up in the latter. The William Haggas-trained Shamardal stallion is one of the headline Northern Hemisphere-trained horses among…

Angel Gabrial Joins Koukash’s 2014 Melbourne Cup Team

Angel Gabrial Joins Koukash’s 2014 Melbourne Cup Team

Owner Dr Marwan Koukash has added Angel Gabrial’s name to his Melbourne Cup 2014 team along with Mount Athos after the former’s Newcastle win over the weekend in Britain. Dr Koukash has brought his smart Montjeu gelding Mount Athos to Victoria for the past two spring carnivals with the galloper contesting the $6.2 million Group…

Brown Panther Stalks Up 2014 Melbourne Cup Odds

Brown Panther Stalks Up 2014 Melbourne Cup Odds

Tom Dascombe’s English galloper Brown Panther has moved up into equal second favouritism in the futures Melbourne Cup 2014 odds down under following their latest run at Royal Ascot. On June 19 the Shirocco stallion, owned by former English football great Michael Owen, caught the eye with their fourth to saluting favourite Leading Light in…

Forgotten Voice Chance for Melbourne Cup 2014

Forgotten Voice Chance for Melbourne Cup 2014

Lambourn-based trainer Nicky Henderson is considering a return trip to Oz for a 2014 Melbourne Cup raid with Forgotten Voice after their solid fourth at Royal Ascot over the weekend. The veteran stayer ran a distant fourth behind runaway winner Telescope, who scored by an impressive seven lengths, in the £213,300 Group 2 Hardwicke Stakes…

Mount Athos Deserves Hong Kong Vase 2013 Win – Williams

Mount Athos Deserves Hong Kong Vase 2013 Win – Williams

Star Australian hoop Craig Williams would love to ride this weekend’s 2013 Hong Kong Vase winner believing his mount in the Sha Tin classic Mount Athos is deserving of a Group 1 triumph. Williams rode the Luca Cumani-trained European stayer for the first time last month in the ‘race that stops a nation’ at Flemington….

2013 Hong Kong Vase Final Field And Betting Preview

2013 Hong Kong Vase Final Field And Betting Preview

There is no Australian-trained runners in the 2013 Hong Kong Vase final field but there will still be plenty of local interest in the Group 1 event that will be run at Sha Tin on Sunday; with Red Cadeaux, Mount Athos, Simenon, Dandino and Dunadenall set to contest the prestigious race. Veteran stayer Red Cadeaux…

Futures 2014 Melbourne Cup Betting Favours Mount Athos

Futures 2014 Melbourne Cup Betting Favours Mount Athos

Luca Cumani’s champion European stayer Mount Athos is sitting top of the pre-nomination odds for the Melbourne Cup 2014. If the English-trained son of Montjeu makes it back down under next Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival it will be their third straight appearance at the classic festival. In 2012 they travelled down under and ran a…

2013 Melbourne Cup Quinella, Trifecta & First Four Results

2013 Melbourne Cup Quinella, Trifecta & First Four Results

Gai Waterhouse has secured her maiden winning Melbourne Cup 2013 result preparing today’s winner Fiorente for their victory, and below we take a look at the full race results and payouts on the exotics punters may have had them in. For the first time since the mighty Makybe Diva won her third Melbourne Cup in…