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Brown Panther Claws Way to 2013 Melbourne Cup with Goodwood Win

Brown Panther Claws Way to 2013 Melbourne Cup with Goodwood Win

In the early hours of Friday morning (AEST) the Michael Owen-bred and owned European stayer Brown Panther thrilled with a great win the iconic Goodwood Cup in an ideal Melbourne Cup 2013 lead-up.

Prepared by Tom Dascombe in the village of Malpas the Shirocco stallion made it back-to-back wins this time in coming off a Listed mile and a ...

Royal Diamond Could be Polished for Melbourne Cup 2012

Royal Diamond Could be Polished for Melbourne Cup 2012

Irish galloper Royal Diamond is being considered for a trip down under for the 2012 Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse on the first Tuesday of November after their eye-catching effort at York over the weekend.

The Thomas Carmody-trained country stayer, who also has experience as a hurdler, impressed connections and onlookers when finishing less than half a length away ...

Melbourne Cup Campaign for Red Cadeaux

Melbourne Cup Campaign for Red Cadeaux

The Ed Dunlop-trained Red Cadeaux is the latest European horse to be set on a Melbourne Cup campaign after the five-year-old scored an emphatic win at The Curragh last weekend.

Connections of five-year-old Cadeaux Genereux gelding Red Cadeaux were quick to name the iconic $6 million Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington this November as a possible target ...

Big Bad Beau Bobs into Melbourne Cup Contention

Big Bad Beau Bobs into Melbourne Cup Contention

Jessica Harrington’s Big Bad Bob gelding Bob Le Beau has emerged as a possible contender for this year’s edition of the iconic Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse after the Irish-trained four-year-old took out a black-type feature in Ireland last week.

Bob Le Beau extended their increasingly impressive record to six wins and four minor placings from 14 starts with ...

So You Think Seals Arc Favouritism

So You Think Seals Arc Favouritism

Former champion Australian racehorse So You Think stormed into favouritism to win the prestigious Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe after another emphatic victory in Ireland.

So You Think scored their maiden Group 1 victory in Europe on Monday night

Transferred to the care of leading Irish trainer Aiden O’Brien at the end of last year having previously been trained by ...

So You Think Blitzes European Debut

So You Think Blitzes European Debut

Former Australian champion racehorse So You Think showed he had lost none of his gleam when blitzing his rivals upon debut in Europe on Tuesday night causing trainer Aidan O’Brien to label him “an incredible specimen.”

So You Think won their European debut by 10 lengths

While Australia is most famous for its sprint champions including the world’s current top-rated ...

So You Think Prepares for European Debut

So You Think Prepares for European Debut

Champion racehorse So You Think is preparing for his European race debut

Former champion Australian racehorse So You Think is preparing for his European race debut, the High Chaparral four-year-old hitting the turf for the first time since being sold to his new international connections at the end of last season.

So You Think was formerly prepared by maestro trainer ...