News About Team Williams
Class prevailed in the Crystal Mile 2016 results on Cox Plate Day at Moonee Valley with the winner The United States returning to form and booking a run in the new-look Emirates Stakes during the Melbourne Cup Carnival.
A more mature Aidan O’Brien-trained Bondi Beach is warming up at Werribee and gearing up for a shot at the 2016 Melbourne Cup, the international out to atone for his unplaced run in the two mile classic last spring.
Four-time Melbourne Cup winning owner Lloyd Williams has a trio of hopefuls lining up as he chases his fifth ‘Loving Trophy’ in the 2015 edition of Flemington’s famous two mile showdown and it could be the lightly-raced Bondi Beach who is his best chance.
Connections of Herbert Power Stakes winner Amralah are facing the loss of a genuine 2015 Melbourne Cup contender for next Tuesday’s ‘race that stops a nation’ after the horse was ruled out of the two mile classic.
Flemington Racecourse comes to life this Saturday, October 31, for the Melbourne Cup Carnival’s opening meeting and one of the four Group 1 Victoria Derby Day features is the 2015 Mackinnon Stakes – the Races.com.au’s popular two-word form guide on the weight-for-age classic found below.
Robert Hickmott’s flying import The United States has copped a big 2.5kg 2015 Melbourne Cup penalty for his win in the Group 2 Moonee Valley Cup (2500m) on Cox Plate Day over the weekend.
Hickmott won ...
Robert Hickmott’s imported chestnut Observational was one of two Group 1 bound stayers for owner Lloyd Williams that galloped well at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday’s Memsie Stakes Day.
Stable star Fawkner, scratched from the meeting’s $400,000 Group 1 Memsie Stakes ...
Sea Moon arrived in Australia over a year ago with a big reputation and he has the chance to finally live up to his potential when he contests the 2014 Caulfield Cup this weekend.
Green Moon failed to fire in the Group 1 Turnbull Stakes (2000m) at Flemington on October 4, but Team Williams remain confident that the Montjeu entire can return to his best form in the 2014 Caulfield Cup this weekend.
Co-owner Nick Williams knows the odds are against them for Saturday’s Caulfield Cup 2014 but he remains confident the stable’s duo of Green Moon and Sea Moon can give the better fancied horses a run for their money.