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Red Cadeaux In 2015 Sydney Cup First Acceptances

Red Cadeaux In 2015 Sydney Cup First Acceptances

The 2015 Sydney Cup first acceptances have been released and popular stayer Red Cadeaux remains on track to contest the Group 1 event at Royal Randwick on April 11.

Red Cadeaux will have the chance to record a race win in Australia when he contests the 2015 Sydney Cup. Photo by: Taron Clarke

Red Cadeaux has returned to Australia for ...

Royal Diamond Prepares for 2015 Sydney Cup

Royal Diamond Prepares for 2015 Sydney Cup

Irish trainer Johnny Murtagh prepared two horses for the Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) on November 4 but will leave Australia with just one remaining in his care.

Royal Diamond, who ran in the 2014 Melbourne Cup (pictured), will remain in Australia and prepare for the 2015 Sydney Cup. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Stable mates Mutual Regard and Royal ...

Can Willing Foe Deliver Godolphin a Maiden Melbourne Cup Triumph?

Can Willing Foe Deliver Godolphin a Maiden Melbourne Cup Triumph?

A standout performer in Britain and Ireland through the 2014 racing calendar so-far, trainer Saeed Bin Suroor has confirmed classy stayer Willing Foe for a maiden Australian appearance in Tuesday’s featured Group 1 Melbourne Cup at Flemington.

Willing Foe will carry the famous Godolphin colours in the 2014 Melbourne Cup. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Securing a commendable race ...

Is Royal Diamond a Roughie Melbourne Cup 2014 Shot?

Is Royal Diamond a Roughie Melbourne Cup 2014 Shot?

Former star Irish hoop turned trainer Johnny Murtagh is dually represented in this year’s 2014 Melbourne Cup field but will his outsider Royal Diamond turn out to be a diamond in the rough for punters?

Steven Arnold shoots for his first Melbourne Cup win in 2014 aboard Royal Diamond. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Murtagh was last involved in a ...

Murtagh Would Rate 2014 Melbourne Cup Win Greatest Achievement

Murtagh Would Rate 2014 Melbourne Cup Win Greatest Achievement

Johnny Murtagh has made the trip out to Australia for the Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) twice, but never before as a trainer.

Can one of Johnny Murtagh’s two Melbourne Cup horses beat favourite Admire Rakti (pictured) home for victory? Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

As a jockey, Murtagh rode in the $6.2 million feature race twice during ...

Murtagh to Keep Melbourne Cup Instructions to a Minimum

Murtagh to Keep Melbourne Cup Instructions to a Minimum

Star Irish jockey-turned-trainer Johnny Murtagh has complete faith in old friend Damien Oliver who is engaged to ride Mutual Regard, one of two 2014 Melbourne Cup horses for the stable, on Tuesday in Flemington Race 7.

Damien Oliver has the ride on the Johnny Murtagh-trained Mutual Regard in Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup 2014 field. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

Murtagh last ...

My Ambivalent Fit for 2014 Melbourne Cup Bid

My Ambivalent Fit for 2014 Melbourne Cup Bid

A stone bruise may have ruled her out of a shot at the Caulfield Cup a fortnight ago but UK trainer Roger Varian is confident his classy mare My Ambivalent is fit and ready to go in the Melbourne Cup 2014.

2014 Melbourne Cup favourite Admire Rakti (pictured) has barrier eight that connections of My Ambivalent would have preferred ...

Experience to Deliver Royal Diamond Melbourne Cup Success

Experience to Deliver Royal Diamond Melbourne Cup Success

Confirming to make his Australian racing debut at Flemington next Tuesday, renowned Irish trainer Johnny Murtagh has revealed he is thrilled with the condition of eight-year-old Royal Diamond leading into the 2014 Melbourne Cup.

Jockey Steven Arnold will take the ride on Royal Diamond in the 2014 Melbourne Cup. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Securing a particularly impressive ten ...

Mutual Regard Straight into 2014 Melbourne Cup Field

Mutual Regard Straight into 2014 Melbourne Cup Field

Former jockey turned Irish trainer Johnny Murtagh plans to take his visiting stayer Mutual Regard straight into November’s Melbourne Cup 2014 field without a trial with the six-year-old settling well down under.

Murtagh’s last Melbourne Cup appearance was riding the 18th placed Septimus in the 2008 edition of the ‘race that stops a nation’ that was won by the ...

Weld Without 2014 Melbourne Cup Runner

Weld Without 2014 Melbourne Cup Runner

Dual Melbourne Cup winning horseman Dermot K Weld will be without a hope in the 2014 edition of the ‘race that stops a nation’ following the surprise withdrawal of two high profile international hopes.

Brown Panther shattered the 2014 Melbourne Cup dreams of a number of internationals with a runaway Irish St Leger win over the weekend. Photo: Race Horse ...