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2012 Melbourne Cup hope to step out at Caulfield

2012 Melbourne Cup hope to step out at Caulfield

Melbourne Cup 2012 hope Val Mondo will have his first start on Australian soil this weekend when he steps out in the $80,000 Winslow Constructors Plate (1600m).

Bought by Warrnambool trainer Aaron Purcell with the goal of targeting Australia’s major cup events, the German-bred stayer signalled plenty of potential during his early career before being tried in jumps races in ...

Purcell Acquires 2012 Melbourne Cup Horse

Purcell Acquires 2012 Melbourne Cup Horse

Young Warrnambool horseman Aaron Purcell will take over the preparation of former German St Leger winner Val Mondo who is being aimed at the Melbourne Cup 2012 at Flemington this spring.

Lando five-year-old Val Mondo won the 2010 German St Leger which qualifies them for a start in the world’s richest handicap, the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup...