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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 Champs Elysees gelding enjoyed a stellar campaign this time last year in the UK and down under that he’ll be out to replicate after a…

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. The European four-year-old is one of the early international invitees to the Moonee Valley Racing Club’s premier event, the $3 million Group 1 W.S. Cox Plate (2040m)…

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…

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. The $6 million earner lined-up as an outside chance in the £850,000 Group 1 Juddmonte International…

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. Prepared by Lindsay Park co-trainers David Hayes & Tom Dabernig after originally racing under the preparation of David Payne, the Sebring stallion runs in…

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. Star Sebring stallion Criterion is set to contest the £850,000 Group…

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. An internationally performed son of Sebring, four-year-old Criterion debuted overseas on the back of his Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) success in Sydney…

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. Young Schofield was aboard the classy Sebring…

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…

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…