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The Everest 2017 Still Definite Possibility for Caravaggio

The Everest 2017 Still Definite Possibility for Caravaggio

Sydney’s 2017 The Everest is still a definite possibility down under this spring for the Aidan O’Brien-trained European sprinter Caravaggio despite a loss at Newmarket over the weekend. Suffering his first career defeat, the Irish-trained son of Scat Daddy jumped the punters’ pick in the Group 1 Darley July Cup Stakes (1207m), but could only…

Johannes Vermeer Eyes 2017 Caulfield Cup Run for O’Brien

Johannes Vermeer Eyes 2017 Caulfield Cup Run for O’Brien

Ace Irish horseman Aidan O’Brien could take the advice of Melbourne Cup winning hoop Ryan Moore and head back down under this spring to target the Caulfield Cup 2017 with his progressive stayer Johannes Vermeer. Moore, who won the ‘race that stops a nation’ aboard German raider Protectionist in 2014, was in the saddle of…

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…

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…

Lucky Bubbles heads 2016 Hong Kong Sprint betting

Lucky Bubbles heads 2016 Hong Kong Sprint betting

Top local sprinter Lucky Bubbles heads the betting for the 2016 Group 1 HK$18.5m Longines Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin in Hong Kong on Sunday. Lucky Bubbles began his career in Australia with a win in a Wyong Maiden in 2014 at his second race start and has since won six times on…

Highland Reel Heads 2016 Hong Kong Vase Field & Odds

Highland Reel Heads 2016 Hong Kong Vase Field & Odds

Aidan O’Brien’s Australian-performed Irish galloper Highland Reel is clear favourite to take out Sunday’s Hong Kong Vase 2016 at Sha Tin Racecourse on the world-famous Hong Kong International Race Day. The Galileo stallion is one of 13 hopefuls confirmed to face off in the HK$16.5 million (AUD$2.8m) Longines Hong Kong Vase (2400m) over the mile…

Early 2016 Melbourne Cup Tips

Early 2016 Melbourne Cup Tips

Macedon Lodge runner Bondi Beach is on top of early 2016 Melbourne Cup tips, following the completion of the final field and barrier draw for the feature race on Tuesday, this evening. Twenty-four of the world’s best stayers will line up at Flemington Racecourse at 3pm local time on Tuesday for the Melbourne Cup 2016;…

2016 Melbourne Cup Barrier Draw Completed

2016 Melbourne Cup Barrier Draw Completed

The 2016 Melbourne Cup barrier draw has been completed and released; confirming alleys for all twenty-four stayers confirmed in the final field for the world’s richest two-mile race. Race favourite Hartnell’s incredible run of form culminated in second in the Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) last weekend and has been allocated the central Melbourne Cup…

Shinn Booked for Gallante in 2016 Melbourne Cup Field

Shinn Booked for Gallante in 2016 Melbourne Cup Field

Sydney-based Jockey Blake Shinn has secured a shot at winning a second ‘Loving Trophy’ booked for the ride on Sydney Cup winner Gallante in the Melbourne Cup 2016 field on November 1. Shinn rode the late, great ‘Cups King’ Bart Cummings’ final Melbourne Cup winner Viewed back in 2008 and chases another winning ride in…

2016 Cox Plate Hope Highland Reel Wins UK Group 1

2016 Cox Plate Hope Highland Reel Wins UK Group 1

Irish horseman Aidan O’Brien confirmed the team were considering a Cox Plate 2016 bid down under for last year’s third-placegetter Highland Reel after his smart Group 1 win in the UK over the weekend. Last Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival the Galileo stallion travelled to Australia and caught the eye with a third to Chris Waller’s…