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Time Test Passes Early Cox Plate 2016 Test

Time Test Passes Early Cox Plate 2016 Test

One of the 11 international invitees for the 2016 Cox Plate this spring passed the first hurdle on way to a possible trip to Melbourne with the Roger Charlton-trained Time Test winning at York over the weekend.

Reigning champion and early 2016 Cox Plate betting favourite Winx is set to face some strong international rivals at Moonee Valley on ...

2015 Hong Kong Vase Field & Odds: Preferment Drawn Wide

2015 Hong Kong Vase Field & Odds: Preferment Drawn Wide

The Australian representation in Sunday’s Hong Kong Vase 2015, Preferment has suffered a slight blow to scoring his first win overseas coming up with barrier 10 in the 13-starter field for Sha Tin’s staying showdown of Hong Kong International Race Day.

The Chris Waller-trained Preferment is second pick to return to winning form in his international debut ...

Criterion $34 Shot for Juddmonte International

Criterion $34 Shot for Juddmonte International

Star Aussie galloper Criterion is currently installed as a $34 outsider for his latest run overseas this Wednesday when taking on seven rivals in the 2015 Juddmonte International at York Racecourse.

2015 Cox Plate hope Criterion is an outside chance in Wednesday’s Juddmonte International at York Racecourse. Photo: Steve Hart.

Prepared by Lindsay Park co-trainers David Hayes & Tom ...

Snow Sky Still Chance for 2015 Melbourne Cup Run

Snow Sky Still Chance for 2015 Melbourne Cup Run

Despite connections of the Sir Michael Stoute-trained stallion Snow Sky considering a range of the season’s other international majors the Melbourne Cup 2015 at Flemington Racecourse on the first Tuesday of November is still an option for the authoritative Hardwicke Stakes winner.

Former Melbourne Cup performed Brown Panther is sidelined for up to six weeks with a minor fracture. ...

2015 Diamond Jubilee Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

2015 Diamond Jubilee Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

A talented field of 15 of the world’s standout sprinters has been confirmed for tonight’s Group 1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes (1200m) at the final day of the 2015 Royal Ascot Carnival; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager.

Brazen Beau is our pick to take out tonight’s Group 1 ...

Pal Mimosa Weld’s 2014 Melbourne Cup Chance

Pal Mimosa Weld’s 2014 Melbourne Cup Chance

Ace Irish horseman Dermot Weld could be lured back down under for a third shot at the ‘race that stops a nation’ with Melbourne Cup 2014 plans brewing for the weekend’s Lonsdale Cup winner Pale Mimosa.

Weld was the first trainer to prepare an international Melbourne Cup winner back in 1993 when Vintage Crop made history.

He was back ...

International 2014 Melbourne Cup Hopes Race in York

International 2014 Melbourne Cup Hopes Race in York

The 2014 Melbourne Cup bids of a number of top international stayers will go on in the line in York this evening with a handful of chances for the world’s richest handicap running in the Group 2 Lonsdale Cup (3200m).

Held over the same distance as the iconic two-mile $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse on ...

Short Squeezes into 2014 Toorak Handicap Picture

Short Squeezes into 2014 Toorak Handicap Picture

One of Britain’s most exciting young trainers Hugo Palmer has uncovered a genuine Toorak Handicap 2014 hope for this year’s Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival with a trip down under on the cards for Short Squeeze.

Chris Waller is being considered to train British miler Short Squeeze for its 2014 Toorak Handicap campaign down under. Photo: Daniel Costello.

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Is Galileo’s Choice the Right One in the 2012 Melbourne Cup Markets?

Is Galileo’s Choice the Right One in the 2012 Melbourne Cup Markets?

Talented Irish horseman Dermot K Weld has twice prepared a Melbourne Cup winner and on Tuesday he will look to make it a triple in the world’s richest handicap, but can his hopeful Galileo’s Choice get the job done in the Melbourne Cup 2012?

Horse Racing Tip Galileo’s Choice is a nice light-weight chance in the Cup having carried...

Profound Beauty Confirmed for 2010 Melbourne Cup

Profound Beauty Confirmed for 2010 Melbourne Cup

Dermot Weld’s star seven-year-old Profound Beauty has been confirmed for the 2010 Melbourne Cup this spring, the mare Weld’s top chance of giving the Irish trainer his third Melbourne Cup victory.

Danehill mare Profound Beauty has been in sensational form this season winning both the Challenge Stakes and Ballyroan Stakes before finishing a gallant second to fellow Melbourne Cup hopeful ...