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Weld Without 2014 Melbourne Cup Runner

Weld Without 2014 Melbourne Cup Runner

Dual Melbourne Cup winning horseman Dermot K Weld will be without a hope in the 2014 edition of the ‘race that stops a nation’ following the surprise withdrawal of two high profile international hopes. On Sunday night a number of overseas-trained stayers nominated for the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) failed to…

Pal Mimosa Weld’s 2014 Melbourne Cup Chance

Pal Mimosa Weld’s 2014 Melbourne Cup Chance

Ace Irish horseman Dermot Weld could be lured back down under for a third shot at the ‘race that stops a nation’ with Melbourne Cup 2014 plans brewing for the weekend’s Lonsdale Cup winner Pale Mimosa. Weld was the first trainer to prepare an international Melbourne Cup winner back in 1993 when Vintage Crop made…

Melbourne Cup 2014 Horses Run at Goodwood

Melbourne Cup 2014 Horses Run at Goodwood

Tonight a couple of potential 2014 Melbourne Cup horses in Brown Panther and Cavalryman will face off in the Group 2 Artemis Goodwood Cup (3200m) in Britain. Both gallopers have been earmarked for a shot at the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) down under this spring, but first must tackle The Queen’s…

Waterhouse to Confirm Carlton House for Cox Plate 2014

Waterhouse to Confirm Carlton House for Cox Plate 2014

Gai Waterhouse is set to confirm spring plans for early 2014 Cox Plate favourite Carlton House when she meets with the horse’s owner, The Queen herself, in England this week. Waterhouse is in the UK for the Royal Ascot Carnival, purchasing a 2014 Melbourne Cup hope in Café Society earlier in the week, and now…

Boban Headlines 2014 Expressway Stakes Final Field

Boban Headlines 2014 Expressway Stakes Final Field

The 2014 Expressway Stakes final field has been released; with star miler Boban set to return to racing in the Group 2 event at Royal Randwick on Saturday. Boban will be chasing his sixth straight victory this weekend in the Expressway Stakes after finishing his 2013 Spring Racing Carnival campaign undefeated; picking up impressive wins in…