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Xtension Almost Certain 2012 Cox Plate Starter

Xtension Almost Certain 2012 Cox Plate Starter

Leading Hong Kong trainer John Moore is waiting on the final green light from the owner of Xtension before confirming 2012 Cox Plate plans for the talented five-year-old.

Xtension was one of 10 international horses issued invitations by the Moonee Valley Racing Club and while Moore initially accepted, he is still waiting on the all-clear from owner Steven Lo.

“I’ve ...

Moore’s Dominant 2012 Melbourne Cup Hand

Moore’s Dominant 2012 Melbourne Cup Hand

Famed Hong Kong horseman John Moore hasn’t been scared off by his unsuccessful Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival bid from last year and is set to return to target the Melbourne Cup 2012 with his progressive stallion Dominant this spring.

It was a fruitless trip down under for the son of esteemed jockey George Moore in 2011, Moore’s two spring contenders ...

Xtension 2012 Cox Plate Bound

Xtension 2012 Cox Plate Bound

Hong Kong star Xtension will travel to Australia this spring for a tilt at the prestigious Group 1 2012 Cox Plate (2040m).

The Irish-bred five-year-old was one of ten international horses who were earlier this month issued invitations by Racing Victoria to compete in the Australian weight-for-age championship.

Trainer John Moore has confirmed to Racing Victoria the $3 million event ...

Jimmy Choux Draws Barrier Two – Hong Kong Mile 2011 Field

Jimmy Choux Draws Barrier Two – Hong Kong Mile 2011 Field

Boom Kiwi galloper Jimmy Choux is ready for the biggest test of their career to date, John Bary’s five-time Group 1 hero having drawn favourably in barrier two for the 2011 Hong Kong Mile at Sha Tin’s Hong Kong International Race Day this Sunday, December 11.

Jimmy Choux is out to join Sunline (2000) as a New Zealand-trained ...

So You Think Among 2011 Cox Plate Nominations

So You Think Among 2011 Cox Plate Nominations

Two time Cox Plate Winner So You Think heads the 189 horses among the first nominations for the 2011 Cox Plate at Moonee Valley.

Aidan O'Brien has not ruled out brining So You Think back to Australia in search of a third Cox Plate

Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien is believed to be weighing up whether to send the ...

Beadman Bets Mighty High on the Melbourne Cup

Beadman Bets Mighty High on the Melbourne Cup

Darren Beadman is confident Mighty High would be a genuine Melbourne Cup contender

Premier Aussie jockey Darren Beadman is confident champion Hong Kong stayer Mighty High, who he rode to victory in the Group 1 Champions & Chater Cup (2400m) at Sha Tin on Sunday night, will make a genuine Melbourne Cup contender if trainer John Moore brings them...

Brown Back for Another Melbourne Cup Bid with Singapore Winner

Brown Back for Another Melbourne Cup Bid with Singapore Winner

South African thoroughbred trainer Herman Brown travelled down under and enjoyed a third place finish with Mourilyan in the world’s richest handicap back in 2009, but this year he is hoping to win the whole kit n’ caboodle and take home the Melbourne Cup trophy with Singapore Cup winner Gitano Hernando.

Hernando stallion Gitano Hernando, formerly raced in the ...