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Bound For Nowhere Enters 2017 The Everest Calculations

Bound For Nowhere Enters 2017 The Everest Calculations

The world’s now richest turf race The Everest 2017 could be on the cards this October for Wesley Ward’s American-trained colt Bound For Nowhere. Ward confirmed late last week that the rising four-year-old was being considered for a trip to Australia over the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival continuing his truly international career. The up-and-coming young sprinter…

2017 The Everest Odds Firm on Caravaggio

2017 The Everest Odds Firm on Caravaggio

Confirmation that the Aidan O’Brien-trained Irish sprinter Caravaggio will fill the slot for Coolmore in the world’s newest and richest turf race has seen The Everest 2017 odds firm on the up-and-comer ahead of the Sydney feature this October. Tom Magnier from Coolmore Australia told Sky Sports Radio this week that the powerhouse racing stable…

Highland Reel Cox Plate 2017 Contender

Highland Reel Cox Plate 2017 Contender

Aidan O’Brien’s gun Irish galloper Highland Reel shapes up as a genuine 2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate rival for mighty mare Winx after his dominant Prince Of Wales’s Stakes win at Royal Ascot. The talented Coolmore-raced Galileo stallion enjoyed his second win on the trot for the month with Melbourne Cup winning hoop Ryan Moore guiding…

Royal Ascot Winner Lady Aurelia to Scale The Everest 2017

Royal Ascot Winner Lady Aurelia to Scale The Everest 2017

Talented young sprinter Lady Aurelia put herself in the mix for a 2017 The Everest bid in Sydney this spring with a class Royal Ascot win in the Group 1 King’s Stand Stakes this week. Royal Ascot Day 1 featured some top talent eyeing possible trips to Australia during the spring season including the King’s…

2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate Calls for Ribchester

2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate Calls for Ribchester

One of the international Ladbrokes Cox Plate 2017 invitees Ribchester put the writing on the wall for a possible clash with Winx in Australia this spring winning the Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot overnight (AEST) in a track record. The opening day of Royal Ascot was full of possible Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival-bound contenders…

Thomas Hobson Eyes Melbourne Cup 2017 Bid

Thomas Hobson Eyes Melbourne Cup 2017 Bid

Irish horseman William Mullins is eyeing a 2017 Melbourne Cup bid down under this spring with his veteran stayer Thomas Hobson after the galloper’s Ascot Stakes win in England this week. The seven-year-old son of Halling lined-up in the Royal Ascot feature as the 4/1 favourite and, despite being held-up at the back of the…

2016 Melbourne Cup Bid for Commissioned

2016 Melbourne Cup Bid for Commissioned

The Gordon Elliott-trained hurdler and flat race stayer Commissioned could be Melbourne Cup 2016 bound this spring after the Irish six-year-old’s success in the Queen Alexandra Stakes at Royal Ascot last weekend. The list of international raiders with their sights set on the biggest prize in Australian racing continues to grow in the aftermath of…

Order Of St George Leads 2016 Melbourne Cup Odds

Order Of St George Leads 2016 Melbourne Cup Odds

Last year’s Irish St Leger champion Order Of St George has been sent to the top of futures Melbourne Cup 2016 odds after Irish horseman Aidan O’Brien confirmed a bid in the world’s richest handicap for his smart stallion. Late last week the European four-year-old son of Galileo enjoyed a win for the punters in…

2016 Diamond Jubilee Stakes Odds: Holler $11

2016 Diamond Jubilee Stakes Odds: Holler $11

This Sunday morning (AEST) in England during the Royal Ascot carnival, the John O’Shea-trained Godolphin galloper Holler will make his international debut in the coveted Diamond Jubilee Stakes 2016. One of the world’s most prestigious sprint races, the Group 1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes (1200m) runs on the final day of the Royal Ascot meeting and…

Holler Ready for 2016 Diamond Jubilee Stakes

Holler Ready for 2016 Diamond Jubilee Stakes

Holler figures as Australia’s sole representative as this year’s Royal Ascot Carnival, and trainer John O’Shea is pleased with the way the three-year-old has taken to work in the lead-up to this weekend’s Group 1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes (1207m). Holler delivered a talented and open field a comfortable defeat in the Group 2 Australia Stakes…