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Curren Mirotic: History’s Oldest Melbourne Cup Winner?

Curren Mirotic: History’s Oldest Melbourne Cup Winner?

This Tuesday Japanese raider Curren Mirotic is out to make Melbourne Cup history winning Flemington’s two-mile classic as a nine-year-old.

Tommy Berry rides Japanese raider Curren Mirotic in the 2016 Melbourne Cup field on Tuesday. Photo: Steve Hart.

Only two eight-year-olds have won the world’s richest handicap, but the Osamu Hirata-trained Heart’s Cry gelding Curren Mirotic is out to ...

Right Melbourne Cup Form Surrounds Japan’s Curren Mirotic

Right Melbourne Cup Form Surrounds Japan’s Curren Mirotic

The inconsistency of Japanese stayer Curren Mirotic’s form heading towards the 2016 Melbourne Cup could actually be the one to follow according to Victorian-based jockey Kosuki Kawakami.

Jockey Tommy Berry is booked to ride Japanese raider Curren Mirotic in the Melbourne Cup field 2016. Photo: Taron Clarke.

Kawakami is a jumps and Highweight hoop and has ridden track ...

Berry Likes Curren Mirotic in Melbourne Cup 2016

Berry Likes Curren Mirotic in Melbourne Cup 2016

Sydney-based jockey Tommy Berry will chase the dream of a win in one of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival majors this season and highly rates the 2016 Melbourne Cup chances of his Japanese-trained mount Curren Mirotic.

Tommy Berry is excited about his 2016 Melbourne Cup mount on Japanese raider Curren Mirotic. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Japan ran the ...

Berry Rates Japanese Raider in 2016 Melbourne Cup

Berry Rates Japanese Raider in 2016 Melbourne Cup

Jockey Tommy Berry highly rates the chances of Japanese galloper Curren Mirotic for this year’s Melbourne Cup 2016 who he rides overseas this weekend.

Aussie hoop Tommy Berry believes Japan could have a 2016 Melbourne Cup winner this spring. Photo: Rae Horse Photos Australia.

A decade ago in 2006 Japan ran the Melbourne Cup quinella in the world’s richest handicap ...

2015 Melbourne Cup Suits Japan’s Curren Mirotic

2015 Melbourne Cup Suits Japan’s Curren Mirotic

It has been nearly a decade since they ran the quinella in the ‘race that stops a nation’ and now the Japanese could be back in the form of Curren Mirotic who looks perfectly suited to the two miles of the Melbourne Cup 2015.

Japan’s Admire Rakti won the 2014 Caulfield Cup before before his untimely death last spring. ...

2014 Hong Kong Vase Barrier Draw – Flintshire in Four

2014 Hong Kong Vase Barrier Draw – Flintshire in Four

Andre Fabre’s French raider Flintshire has firmed in his favouritisim to win Sunday’s Hong Kong Vase 2014 after coming up trumps with barrier four for the mile and a half classic.

Triple Melbourne Cup runner-up Red Cadeaux is one of the top chances in the 2014 Hong Kong Vase on Sunday. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

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