News About Ruscello

Four Late 2015 Melbourne Cup Entries

Four Late 2015 Melbourne Cup Entries

On Tuesday Racing Victoria received four late Melbourne Cup 2015 entries for the ‘race that stops a nation’ on November 3, including a French-trained international raider adding more interest to the Flemington classic this spring. Originally there were 140 stayers making up the nominations for the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) this…

Flemington Return for Adelaide Cup 2015-Bound Renew

Flemington Return for Adelaide Cup 2015-Bound Renew

Ballarat-based trainer Archie Alexander has identified a Flemington open handicap clash as the likely returning run for his 2015 Adelaide Cup-bound import Renew. The former Marco Botti-trained European import was bought down under by his Australian connections at OTI Racing to target the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) in October, joining Alexander only a week…

2014 Lexus Stakes Hopes for Glorious Protector

2014 Lexus Stakes Hopes for Glorious Protector

Ed Walker is keen to taste Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival success again this season, the British trainer planning to bring Glorious Protector down under for a shot at the Lexus Stakes 2014 that he won last year with Ruscello. Now prepared in Melbourne by Robert Smerdon, Cape Cross gelding Ruscello had a three run campaign…

Zipping Classic 2013 Nominations Feature Precedence

Zipping Classic 2013 Nominations Feature Precedence

The Group 2 Zipping Classic is set to run at Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday November 16, 2013, and here you will find the latest nominations information for the race. 12 horses have been nominated for the 2013 Zipping Classic, including Precedence. Precedence won his most recent start in the Group 3 Queen Elizabeth Stakes at…

Will Ruscello Win Lexus Stakes – Melbourne Cup 2013 Double?

Will Ruscello Win Lexus Stakes – Melbourne Cup 2013 Double?

Only eight horses in history have done it and on Tuesday British raider Ruscello will attempt to win the Lexus Stakes – 2013 Melbourne Cup double. Just last Saturday the Ed Walker-trained five-year-old earned an 11th hour shot at the $6 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) when they earned a ballot free ride…

Melbourne Cup Betting 2013 – The Roughies

Melbourne Cup Betting 2013 – The Roughies

There has been plenty of talk in the top fancies for Tuesday’s 2013 Melbourne Cup with the likes of the perfectly-drawn favourite Fiorente and the hot-on-her-heels raider Mount Athos dominating the news, but here we take a look at some of the roughies in the pack out for an upset. Melbourne Cup betting favourites have…

Melbourne Cup Barriers 2013 – Fiorente Favourite in 5

Melbourne Cup Barriers 2013 – Fiorente Favourite in 5

The highly-anticipated Melbourne Cup barrier draw 2013 has been determined with early favourite Fiorente drawing ideally in barrier five for trainer Gai Waterhouse shooting for her maiden win in the ‘race that stops a nation’. Waterhouse’s other chance in the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m), French import Tres Blue, didn’t fare as…

Melbourne Cup Field 2013 Announced

Melbourne Cup Field 2013 Announced

Final acceptances revealing the capacity 24-horse Melbourne Cup field 2013 have officially been announced with the stayers lining up in the 153rdedition of the ‘race that stops a nation’ now known. Let the betting begin on the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m), scheduled as Flemington Race 7 at 3:00pm (AEST) next Tuesday…

Likely 2013 Melbourne Cup Field

Likely 2013 Melbourne Cup Field

The official 2013 Melbourne Cup final field is due to be released shortly and here you will find the likely field for the $6 million race. With Ruscello’s connections opting to accept following his 2013 Lexus Stakes win earlier today, Bart Cummings’ Precedence is expected to just missed out on a spot in the Melbourne Cup….

No 13th Melbourne Cup Winner for Cummings in 2013

No 13th Melbourne Cup Winner for Cummings in 2013

The dream for Bart Cummings to shoot for a baker’s dozen of Melbourne Cup winners has come to an end with the horse he co-trains with grandson James, Precedence, now set to miss out on a start in the 2013 edition next Tuesday. With the 24-horse field for the iconic $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates…