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2014 Cox Plate First Option for Puccini

2014 Cox Plate First Option for Puccini

Last season’s champion New Zealand three-year-old Puccini is being earmarked for a Cox Plate 2014 campaign down under this spring with trainer Peter McKay naming the Caulfield Cup as the back-up plan.

2012 Cox Plate winner Ocean Park (outside) was the last New Zealand-trained winner of the Moonee Valley classic. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Winner of the Group 1 ...

Kiwi Record Suits Silent Achiever in Underwood Stakes 2014

Kiwi Record Suits Silent Achiever in Underwood Stakes 2014

Recent history works in favour of Roger James’s visiting New Zealand mare Silent Achiever in Saturday’s 2014 Underwood Stakes who is looking to become the fourth Kiwi-trained winner of the Caulfield classic in as many years.

Silent Achiever is the only New Zealand-trained Underwood Stakes 2014 nomination for this Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart.

The four-time Group 1 winning daughter ...

2014 Cox Plate Campaign for Cauthen

2014 Cox Plate Campaign for Cauthen

Set to return from a lengthy injury-enforced injury shortly, Andrew Campbell’s Kiwi colt Cauthen will look to emulate fellow New Zealander Ocean Park with a Cox Plate 2014 victory this spring.

Kiwi youngster Cauthen is back in work and targeting the 2014 Cox Plate down under this spring. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Like the Gary Hennessy-trained Ocean ...

2013 Cox Plate Form Guide & Betting Analysis

2013 Cox Plate Form Guide & Betting Analysis

The race every fan and punter around the country is keen for this weekend is of course the Cox Plate 2013 at Moonee Valley on Saturday, an insider form guide analysis and betting preview for which can be found below.

It's A Dundeel is out to become the fourth 4YO in as many years to win the Cox Plate this ...

Fawkner Leads 2013 Tramway Stakes Betting

Fawkner Leads 2013 Tramway Stakes Betting

Lloyd Williams-owned Fawkner is the new favourite in the 2013 Group 3 Tramway Stakes (1400m) betting market after Norzita was withdrawn from the race due to injury.

Fawkner will return to the races in the Group 3 Tramway Handicap at Royal Randwick on Saturday. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Norzita was the clear favourite for the race that will ...

Ocean Park Primed for 2013 Dubai World Cup Night Task

Ocean Park Primed for 2013 Dubai World Cup Night Task

Cox Plate winner Ocean Park is thriving in Dubai ahead of the US$5 million Dubai Duty Free (1800m) which will take place as part of the Dubai World Cup night program this weekend.

Ocean Park has settled in well ahead of his Dubai assignment. Photo: race Horse Photos Australia.

Trainer Gary Hennessy said the star entire has settled in well ...

Ocean Park to kick of Dubai Campaign at Home

Ocean Park to kick of Dubai Campaign at Home

Quarantine complications have forced Ocean Park trainer Gary Hennessy to change autumn plans for the Cox Plate winner and he will now kick off his campaign in his home country of New Zealand.

Ocean Park will have a lead-up in New Zealand before chasing Group 1 glory in Dubai in March

Hennessy had originally planned to give the multiple Group ...

No Melbourne Cup 2012 for Mackinnon Stakes Winner Alcopop

No Melbourne Cup 2012 for Mackinnon Stakes Winner Alcopop

The final race offering a 2012 Melbourne Cup ballot exemption to the winner has been run and won at Flemington Racecourse this afternoon with a former Melbourne Cup favourite taking out the $1 million Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes (2000m), evergreen eight-year-old Alcopop showing they still had improvement in them despite their age.

Alcopop finally broke their Group 1 maiden in ...

Mackinnon Stakes 2012 Runners Chase Melbourne Cup Ballot Exemption

Mackinnon Stakes 2012 Runners Chase Melbourne Cup Ballot Exemption

The Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes is set to run at Flemington Racecourse today November 3, 2012.

With the winner gaining automatic entry into the 2012 Melbourne Cup, all eight Mackinnon Stakes runners will be gunning for victory.

While race favourite Ocean Park has not been aimed at the 2012 Melbourne Cup, the likes of Back In Black and Prairie ...

Victoria Derby Day 2012 Best Bets & Tips

Victoria Derby Day 2012 Best Bets & Tips

This afternoon Melbourne’s Flemington Racecourse will be host to the opening Melbourne Cup Carnival meeting – 2012 Victoria Derby Day – and to help you clean out the bookies today below are our Derby Day Best Bets & Tips telling you which horses to back and which to give the sack!

Lay of the Day – Race 4 #11 Nechita...