News About William Mullins

Thomas Hobson Eyes Melbourne Cup 2017 Bid

Thomas Hobson Eyes Melbourne Cup 2017 Bid

Irish horseman William Mullins is eyeing a 2017 Melbourne Cup bid down under this spring with his veteran stayer Thomas Hobson after the galloper’s Ascot Stakes win in England this week. The seven-year-old son of Halling lined-up in the Royal Ascot feature as the 4/1 favourite and, despite being held-up at the back of the…

2017 Sydney Cup Weights & Ballot Led By Almandin

2017 Sydney Cup Weights & Ballot Led By Almandin

The reigning Melbourne Cup winning German import Almandin has been allocated the 58kg top weight for the Sydney Cup 2017 this autumn racing carnival. Handicaps for both the $3 million Group 1 Doncaster Mile (1600m) on April 1 and the $2 million Group 1 Schweppes Sydney Cup (3200m) on April 8 were released by Racing…

Japanese Feature in 2017 Sydney Cup Nominations

Japanese Feature in 2017 Sydney Cup Nominations

The Sydney Cup 2017 nominations for the April 8 classic during this season’s The Championships are now out and the Japanese raiders are out in force. Early entries for the 10 Royal Randwick feature races held on April 1 and 8 for The Championships this autumn closed on Monday including those for the $2 million…

2016 Melbourne Cup Betting Update

2016 Melbourne Cup Betting Update

Hartnell remains on top of 2016 Melbourne Cup betting markets after he finished second behind Winx in the Cox Plate at Moonee Valley this afternoon. Hartnell was no match for Winx in the final stages of the Cox Plate – she almost effortlessly put eight lengths on her rivals to record the most dominant Cox…

2016 Melbourne Cup First Acceptances Feature 52 Stayers

2016 Melbourne Cup First Acceptances Feature 52 Stayers

Fifty-two stayers remain in Melbourne Cup 2016 contention after Racing Victoria (RV) closed first acceptances for the ‘race that stops’ a nation on Tuesday including 12 internationals. Run on Tuesday November 1 as Flemington Race 7, this year’s $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) was one of the key Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival…

Mullins Mulls Over Melbourne Cup Bid for Clondaw Warrior

Mullins Mulls Over Melbourne Cup Bid for Clondaw Warrior

Irish horseman William Mullins is seriously considering a trip down under for the 2016 Melbourne Cup on November 1 with his veteran stayer Clondaw Warrior. Racing as a nine-year-old in Europe, the son of Overbury would be a 10-year-old in Australian racing terms and no Melbourne Cup winner in the past 30 plus years has…

Max Dynamite Hurdles Towards 2016 Melbourne Cup

Max Dynamite Hurdles Towards 2016 Melbourne Cup

William Mullins’ Irish galloper Max Dynamite will miss this week’s Goodwood Cup Carnival and instead look to put himself in the Melbourne Cup 2016 frame via a hurdle run on Wednesday at home. The French-bred Great Journey gelding ran a brave second in last year’s Galway Hurdle (3219m) before success in the Group 2 Lonsdale…

2016 Melbourne Cup Bid on for Almoonqith

2016 Melbourne Cup Bid on for Almoonqith

Co-trainer David Hayes is hopeful of securing his maiden win in the ‘race that stops a nation’ with Almoonqith heading towards a second shot at the Melbourne Cup this season. Last Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival the imported stayer enjoyed a good win in the Group 3 Geelong Cup (2400m) over 2013 Caulfield Cup runner-up Dandino…

Max Dynamite Still on Melbourne Cup 2016 Mission

Max Dynamite Still on Melbourne Cup 2016 Mission

Last year’s Melbourne Cup runner-up Max Dynamite is still set to target another run down under in the world’s richest handicap this spring despite a disappointing Ascot Gold Cup run last week. The Irish stayer is a name know to Aussie punters having travelled down under last Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. He caught the eye…

Melbourne Cup Betting 2015: Where the Money’s Gone

Melbourne Cup Betting 2015: Where the Money’s Gone

The 2015 Melbourne Cup betting tips are coming in thick and fast ahead of Flemington Race 7 at 3:00pm (AEST) this afternoon, but what horses are the punters loading up on in the iconic two mile clash? This year’s edition of the time-honoured $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) features a world class…