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2015 Cox Plate Aim for Arod

2015 Cox Plate Aim for Arod

UK raider Arod could be on a Cox Plate 2015 mission in Melbourne this coming Spring Racing Carnival after the smart bay galloper’s win at Ascot over the weekend. Prepared by Peter Chapple-Hyam, a dual Epsom Derby winning horseman, Teofilo four-year-old Arod on Saturday won Group 2 Summer Mile Stakes (1600m) in a one and…

2013 Cox Plate Bid Brewing for UK’s Trade Storm

2013 Cox Plate Bid Brewing for UK’s Trade Storm

An eye-catching performance at Royal Ascot this week has seen Newmarket-based trainer David Simcock keep the Cox Plate 2013 in Melbourne this October firmly in his sights for his smart stallion Trade Storm. The son of Trade Fair was far from disgraced when fifth in the Group 1 Queen Anne Stakes (1600m), a race hot…

Japanese Raider Beat Black Targets Melbourne Cup 2012

Japanese Raider Beat Black Targets Melbourne Cup 2012

Shock Tenno Sho winner in Japan last week five-year-old Beat Black could Australia bound with connections considering a trip down under to target the iconic 2012 Melbourne Cup this spring. The progressive stayer had never even won a stakes race before they took out the $3.4 million, Grade 1 Tenno Sho over the two miles…

2012 Melbourne Cup Not Confirmed for Dunaden

2012 Melbourne Cup Not Confirmed for Dunaden

Reigning Melbourne Cup winner Dunaden is far from a sure thing to defend his title in the ‘race that stops a nation’ this spring carnival, the Melbourne Cup 2012 scheduled to light up Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday November 6. The Mikel Delzangles-trained Dunaden travelled down under and in an amazing effort repeated the feat achieved…