News About Tom Dascombe

Can Junoob Secure Consecutive Group 1 Victories in the 2014 Caulfield Cup?

Can Junoob Secure Consecutive Group 1 Victories in the 2014 Caulfield Cup?

Having returned to racing in career-best form this season, Junoob has received an ideal lead-in to his major Spring Racing target on Saturday; the featured Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m). Securing a commendable record of eleven wins and a further eight minor places from his 31 competitive appearances on course so far, Junoob began his…

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…

2014 Melbourne Cup Favourite Offers Nice Trial

2014 Melbourne Cup Favourite Offers Nice Trial

The horse well fancied in the futures Melbourne Cup 2014 betting markets, Gai Waterhouse’s Sydney Cup winner The Offer has run a nice third in their first official trial heading into the spring this morning. One of the top liners in Friday’s Royal Randwick trials, Montjeu gelding The Offer produced a great late effort to…

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…

Can Brown Panther Win The 2013 Melbourne Cup On Aussie Début?

Can Brown Panther Win The 2013 Melbourne Cup On Aussie Début?

The Melbourne Cup will run at Flemington Racecourse tomorrow November 5, 2013, and Brown Panther will be having his first Australian race start in the $6 million event. Brown Panther has travelled from Europe for the first time to contest the 2013 Melbourne Cup. Having drawn ideally in barrier six for the race, there is…

Brown Panther Still Melbourne Cup 2013 Bound

Brown Panther Still Melbourne Cup 2013 Bound

Connections of British stayer Brown Panther have confirmed the Goodwood Cup winner is still in the frame for a 2013 Melbourne Cup campaign in Victoria this spring despite their recent health concerns. The highly-rated Shirocco stallion, owned by retired soccer star Michael Owen, was scratched from last week’s Irish St Leger due to an elevated…

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…

2013 Melbourne Cup Hope Needs to Shine at Goodwood

2013 Melbourne Cup Hope Needs to Shine at Goodwood

The Melbourne Cup 2013 aspirations of English galloper Glen’s Diamond go on the line in the Goodwood Cup this week with the Richard Fahey-trained stayer out to prove their two mile potential. A whole host of Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival-bound stars are engaged to face off in the Group 2 Artemis Goodwood Cup (3218m) on…

Brown Panther Stalks 2013 Melbourne Cup Run

Brown Panther Stalks 2013 Melbourne Cup Run

He’s kicked many goals over his lucrative English soccer career and now the recently retired Michael Owen will look to score Australia’s greatest racing prize with his smart stayer Brown Panther a chance for the Melbourne Cup 2013 this November. The Tom Dascombe-trained Shirocco five-year-old is only lightly raced with 15 starts to date, their…