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Melbourne Cup Considered for Trip To Paris

Melbourne Cup Considered for Trip To Paris

English horseman Ed Dunlop is considering a return to Victoria with last year’s Melbourne Cup fourth placegetter Trip To Paris who races next-up in the Lonsdale Cup in August

The Ed Dunlop-trained Trip To Paris could be back down under for a 2016 Melbourne Cup bid this spring. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Champs Elysees gelding enjoyed a stellar campaign ...

2016 Cox Plate Option For Time Test

2016 Cox Plate Option For Time Test

A credible third place finish to Hawkbill in the Coral-Eclipse Stakes in Britain has kept the Cox Plate 2016 option open for Roger Charlton’s classy colt Time Test.

2014 winner Adelaide is the sole international Cox Plate champion to date. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

The European four-year-old is one of the early international invitees to the Moonee Valley Racing ...

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.

Max Dynamite (outside) could be back in Australia for the 2016 Melbourne Cup after his second in the two mile classic last spring. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The ...

Criterion Runs Second Last in Juddmonte International

Criterion Runs Second Last in Juddmonte International

Lindsay Park’s 2015 Cox Plate-bound stallion Criterion ran second last when sixth behind upset winner Arabian Queen overnight in the Juddmonte International at York Racecourse for his final international run before returning home for the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.

Criterion is still spot on for a 2015 Cox Plate bid despite a failed Group 1 run in ...

Criterion $34 Shot for Juddmonte International

Criterion $34 Shot for Juddmonte International

Star Aussie galloper Criterion is currently installed as a $34 outsider for his latest run overseas this Wednesday when taking on seven rivals in the 2015 Juddmonte International at York Racecourse.

2015 Cox Plate hope Criterion is an outside chance in Wednesday’s Juddmonte International at York Racecourse. Photo: Steve Hart.

Prepared by Lindsay Park co-trainers David Hayes & Tom ...

Buick Boosts Juddmonte Hopes of Criterion

Buick Boosts Juddmonte Hopes of Criterion

Son of co-trainer David Hayes, Ben Hayes believes the booking of a jockey familiar with the York track in William Buick for his stable star Criterion in this month’s Juddmonte International can boost the galloper’s chances of a win in England on August 19.

Criterion will have European hoop William Buick on his back in the Juddmonte International at ...

Extended UK Stay for 2015 Cox Plate Bound Criterion

Extended UK Stay for 2015 Cox Plate Bound Criterion

The warmer weather and proven formula adopted by the Australian spring-bound Europeans has David Hayes’ and Tom Dabernig’s Cox Plate 2015 hope Criterion thriving during an extended stay in the UK.

2015 Cox Plate hope Criterion is enjoying the English summer ahead of his return down under for the spring. Photo: Steve Hart.

An internationally performed son of ...

Schofield & Criterion to Combine in 2015 Juddmonte International

Schofield & Criterion to Combine in 2015 Juddmonte International

Before returning down under for the spring including a likely shot at the Cox Plate in October, the David Hayes & Tom Dabernig-trained stallion Criterion will have a final English run in the Juddmonte International 2015 at York where Chad Schofield is tipped to pick up the mount.

Criterion will run in the International Stakes at York in the ...

2014 Melbourne Cup Nomination for York Winner Mutual Regard

2014 Melbourne Cup Nomination for York Winner Mutual Regard

York’s Lonsdale Cup Carnival over the weekend in England threw up a number of livewire Melbourne Cup 2014 international hopes for the spring down under including Mutual Regard – winner of the Ebor Handicap.

A day after Dermot Weld revealed a possible contender for the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on the first ...

Pal Mimosa Weld’s 2014 Melbourne Cup Chance

Pal Mimosa Weld’s 2014 Melbourne Cup Chance

Ace Irish horseman Dermot Weld could be lured back down under for a third shot at the ‘race that stops a nation’ with Melbourne Cup 2014 plans brewing for the weekend’s Lonsdale Cup winner Pale Mimosa.

Weld was the first trainer to prepare an international Melbourne Cup winner back in 1993 when Vintage Crop made history.

He was back ...