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Experience to Deliver Royal Diamond Melbourne Cup Success

Experience to Deliver Royal Diamond Melbourne Cup Success

Confirming to make his Australian racing debut at Flemington next Tuesday, renowned Irish trainer Johnny Murtagh has revealed he is thrilled with the condition of eight-year-old Royal Diamond leading into the 2014 Melbourne Cup.

Jockey Steven Arnold will take the ride on Royal Diamond in the 2014 Melbourne Cup. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Securing a particularly impressive ten ...

Royal Diamond Could Shine in 2013 Melbourne Cup

Royal Diamond Could Shine in 2013 Melbourne Cup

Top Irish jockey-cum-trainer Johnny Murtagh could be the winning horseman and hoop for the Melbourne Cup 2013 after setting his sights on the Flemington spring classic with his veteran stayer Royal Diamond.

Last year the King’s Best gelding was being considered for a trip down under to target the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) on the ...

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 ...