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Scottish Targets 2016 Cox Plate Down Under

Scottish Targets 2016 Cox Plate Down Under

Godolphin-raced European galloper Scottish could be Melbourne bound this spring with the Cox Plate 2016 on the agenda for the classy Charlie Appleby trained horse. Over the weekend the four-year-old won the Listed Steventon Stakes over 2011m at Newbury, jockey James Doyle guiding the son of Teofilo to victory over Berkshire. Third in the same…

Dunlop Gears Up Melbourne Cup 2015 Duo

Dunlop Gears Up Melbourne Cup 2015 Duo

English horseman Ed Dunlop is continuing 2015 Melbourne Cup preparations for two of his top stayers in veteran galloper and regular Victorian visitor Red Cadeaux and stablemate Trip To Paris. A rising 10-year-old, Cadeaux Genereux gelding Red Cadeaux’s next start in the Group 3 Geoffrey Freer Stakes (2671m) on August 15 at Newbury Racecourse will…

Harris Tweed Weaves Towards Melbourne Cup 2012

Harris Tweed Weaves Towards Melbourne Cup 2012

William Haggas’ European stayer Harris Tweed has begun their campaign targeting the iconic 2012 Melbourne Cup at Flemington this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival with a good first-up win at Newbury. The Hernando five-year-old is one of the many overseas raiders eyeing off the prize in the world’s richest handicap, the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates…

Cumani Sails Towards Drunken Melbourne Cup Bid

Cumani Sails Towards Drunken Melbourne Cup Bid

Premier European trainer Luca Cumani is gearing up for another Melbourne Cup bid after his tenacious six-year-old Drunken Sailor showed a good return to form winning at Newbury on the weekend. Tendulkar gelding Drunken Sailor was targeting last year’s $6 million Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington, but after running a disappointing 11th beaten…