News About Simenon

Max Dynamite Firing for 2015 Melbourne Cup

Max Dynamite Firing for 2015 Melbourne Cup

Racing Victoria’s international scout Leigh Jordon confirmed William Mullins’ Irish raider Max Dynamite was firing on all cylinders ahead of the Melbourne Cup 2015 after a nice look around the famous Flemington track this week. Flemington is host to the ‘race that stops a nation’ Tuesday week, November 3, when the $6.2 million Group 1…

Goodwood Win to Book 2015 Melbourne Cup Trip

Goodwood Win to Book 2015 Melbourne Cup Trip

Premier European trainer Ed Dunlop has confirmed plans to head down under this spring targeting the Melbourne Cup 2015 with his exciting stayer Trip To Paris should the galloper perform in this week’s Goodwood Cup. The four-year-old son of Champs Elysees has won four of his past five starts, most recently saluting in the Group…

Simenon’s 2015 Melbourne Cup Dream on the Line at Goodwood

Simenon’s 2015 Melbourne Cup Dream on the Line at Goodwood

How William Mullins’ veteran stayer Simenon performs in the Goodwood Cup over the two miles later this month in England will determine whether connections bring him back down under for a shot at the Melbourne Cup 2015 on the first Tuesday of November. Back in 2013 the now eight-year-old Marju gelding ran a brave fourth…

Simenon Considered for Melbourne Cup 2015

Simenon Considered for Melbourne Cup 2015

Fourth behind Fiorente in the 2013 Melbourne Cup, connections of the now eight-year-old veteran Irish galloper Simenon are looking at a return trip down under for a shot at this year’s famous Flemington feature on the first Tuesday of November. The Willie Mullins-trained Simenon travelled to Australia for a two run campaign two years ago….

Simenon’s 2014 Melbourne Cup Bid in Doubt

Simenon’s 2014 Melbourne Cup Bid in Doubt

A knee injury has put the Melbourne Cup 2014 bid of Willie Mullins’ European galloper Simenon in doubt this coming spring. The Marju gelding was found to be suffering from a stress fracture above their off-fore knee that could keep them from a return trip down under. The gelding, now a rising eight-year-old, raced in…

Brown Panther Stalks Up 2014 Melbourne Cup Odds

Brown Panther Stalks Up 2014 Melbourne Cup Odds

Tom Dascombe’s English galloper Brown Panther has moved up into equal second favouritism in the futures Melbourne Cup 2014 odds down under following their latest run at Royal Ascot. On June 19 the Shirocco stallion, owned by former English football great Michael Owen, caught the eye with their fourth to saluting favourite Leading Light in…

Good UK Runs From Possible Melbourne Cup 2014 Horses

Good UK Runs From Possible Melbourne Cup 2014 Horses

Two potential 2014 Melbourne Cup-bound stayers put in good runs in the UK overnight with Brown Panther and Simenon catching the eye when finishing just outside the trifecta in the Group 1 Ascot Gold Cup at Royal Ascot. The 4000m was won by the Aiden O’Brien-trained favourite Leading Light, O’Brien celebrating his record breaking sixth…

2013 Hong Kong Vase Final Field And Betting Preview

2013 Hong Kong Vase Final Field And Betting Preview

There is no Australian-trained runners in the 2013 Hong Kong Vase final field but there will still be plenty of local interest in the Group 1 event that will be run at Sha Tin on Sunday; with Red Cadeaux, Mount Athos, Simenon, Dandino and Dunadenall set to contest the prestigious race. Veteran stayer Red Cadeaux…

Back-to-Back Japan Cup Wins for Gentildonna

Back-to-Back Japan Cup Wins for Gentildonna

Stunning Deep Impact filly Gentildonna defied the history books on Sunday to score her second successive Japan Cup trophy at Fuschu Racecourse in Tokyo. Twelve months ago she became the first three-year-old Japan Cup winning filly in history and was crowned the 2012 Japan Horse of the Year. Since her victory as a 53kg lightweight…

Williams’ Ride In 2013 Japan Cup Field

Williams’ Ride In 2013 Japan Cup Field

This Sunday, November 24, the Japan Cup 2013 will take place in Tokyo Racecourse and Australian punters will have someone to cheer for in the 33rd edition of the race with ace Aussie hoop Craig Williams engaged to ride Admire Rakti. The Heart’s Cry stallion is out to improve on their last start 10th in…