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Wadi Al Hattawi Enters 2015 Melbourne Cup Calculations

Wadi Al Hattawi Enters 2015 Melbourne Cup Calculations

An eye-catching win at Newmarket over the weekend has the Saeed bin Suroor-trained Wadi Al Hattawi in the mix for a possible trip down under this spring to target the Melbourne Cup 2015 at Flemington Racecourse.

Brown Panther is one of a host of international stayers likely to feature in the 2015 Melbourne Cup nominations this spring. Photo: ...

2014 Melbourne Cup Field: Cavalryman Scratched

2014 Melbourne Cup Field: Cavalryman Scratched

After being under a cloud of doubt on the eve of the ‘Race That Stops a Nation’, the Saeed Bin Suroor-trained Cavalryman has officially been scratched from the Melbourne Cup 2014 field with a leg injury.

The scratching of Cavalryman has left Craig Williams without a 2014 Melbourne Cup ride. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

The veteran Halling nine-year-old is one ...

Can Willing Foe Deliver Godolphin a Maiden Melbourne Cup Triumph?

Can Willing Foe Deliver Godolphin a Maiden Melbourne Cup Triumph?

A standout performer in Britain and Ireland through the 2014 racing calendar so-far, trainer Saeed Bin Suroor has confirmed classy stayer Willing Foe for a maiden Australian appearance in Tuesday’s featured Group 1 Melbourne Cup at Flemington.

Willing Foe will carry the famous Godolphin colours in the 2014 Melbourne Cup. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Securing a commendable race ...

McDonald Will Saddle Willing Foe for First Time in 2014 Melbourne Cup

McDonald Will Saddle Willing Foe for First Time in 2014 Melbourne Cup

Hoop James McDonald cannot offer any insight into his 2014 Melbourne Cup ride Willing Foe, since he won’t get a ride on the gelding until Tuesday afternoon’s race.

Willing Foe, who was beaten by Seismos (pictured) in the Geoffrey Freer, is an uncharted horse to hoop James McDonald. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

McDonald will only get his ...

2014 Melbourne Cup Distance No Problem for Cavalryman

2014 Melbourne Cup Distance No Problem for Cavalryman

Godolphin’s British-based trainer Saeed Bin Suroor is confident veteran stayer Cavalryman can be a competitive force in Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup 2014 field over the two miles.

Craig Williams has the ride on the Saeed Bin Suroor-trained Cavalryman in Tuesday’s 2014 Melbourne Cup field. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

There are 11 internationals in the 24 horse $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates ...

My Ambivalent Passes Vet Check for 2014 Melbourne Cup

My Ambivalent Passes Vet Check for 2014 Melbourne Cup

UK mare My Ambivalent is still a contender for the $6.2 million Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington next Tuesday, after passing a Racing Victoria veterinary examination on Tuesday morning.

My Ambivalent has passed a vet check, which means she will likely take on Admire Rakti (pictured) in the Melbourne Cup. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

My Ambivalent’s ...

2014 Melbourne Cup 2nd Acceptances Feature 12 Internationals

2014 Melbourne Cup 2nd Acceptances Feature 12 Internationals

Racing Victoria has now released the Melbourne Cup 2014 second declarations with the current Caulfield Cup winning favourite Admire Rakti one of 12 internationals still in the mix.

Lucia Valentina is the shortest priced of local 2014 Melbourne Cup second acceptors for Tuesday week’s showdown. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Japanese-trained Heart’s Cry seven-year-old Admire Rakti shot to the top ...

Bin Suroor Happy With Melbourne Cup Duo

Bin Suroor Happy With Melbourne Cup Duo

Godolphin stayers Cavalryman and Willing Foe arrived in Australia on Saturday and trainer Saeed Bin Suroor is happy with the conditions of both horses heading into the 2014 Melbourne Cup at Flemington on November 4.

Godolphin are still chasing their maiden win in the Melbourne Cup and are set to be represented by both Cavalryman and Willing Foe in the ...

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.

Brown Panther shattered the 2014 Melbourne Cup dreams of a number of internationals with a runaway Irish St Leger win over the weekend. Photo: Race Horse ...

Bin Suroor Confident of Melbourne Cup Success for Cavalryman

Bin Suroor Confident of Melbourne Cup Success for Cavalryman

Placing an agonising close second in three editions of the Race That Stops a Nation, trainer Saeed bin Suroor has revealed he is confident of breaking through for a maiden victory in the Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) this year with exciting and in-form stayer Cavalryman.

Cavalryman finished 12th behind Green Moon (pictured) in the 2012 Melbourne Cup. Photo: ...