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Hong Kong Aim if Moore Can Takedown Winterbottom Stakes 2016

Hong Kong Aim if Moore Can Takedown Winterbottom Stakes 2016

Sydney-based trainer Gary Moore will consider a Hong Kong Sprint bid in December with his class sprinter Takedown should the four-year-old take out Saturday’s 2016 Winterbottom Stakes in Perth.

Consistent Sydney sprinter Takedown could be Hong Kong-bound if he wins Perth’s 2016 Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot on Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart.

Australia is set to be represented in the Group ...

Rebel Dane On Track for 2016 Hong Kong Sprint

Rebel Dane On Track for 2016 Hong Kong Sprint

Gary Portelli’s upset Manikato Stakes winner Rebel Dane looks on track for his upcoming international bid targeting the Hong Kong Sprint 2016 after winning a Tuesday morning hit out at Rosehill.

Dual Group 1 winner Rebel Dane heads overseas next month for a shot at the 2016 Hong Kong Sprint. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The seven-year-old son of California ...

Grey Lion Still Chasing Geelong Cup 2016

Grey Lion Still Chasing Geelong Cup 2016

A disappointing last in the Prix Kergorlay over the weekend has seen Ballarat horseman Matt Cumani change spring targets down under for Grey Lion who will travel over for a shot at the 2016 Geelong Cup.

Originally Cumani, who will take over the preparation of the Andre Fabre-trained French galloper in Australia, hoped to have the Galileo stallion ...

2016 Melbourne Cup: Trip To Paris Not Confirmed

2016 Melbourne Cup: Trip To Paris Not Confirmed

Last year’s fourth-placed international raider Trip To Paris needs to win a lead-up overseas before his British trainer Ed Dunlop confirms a Melbourne Cup 2016 bid this season.

Trip To Paris is unconfirmed for a 2016 Melbourne Cup bid in Australia this season. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Dunlop is best known down under for his three Melbourne Cup seconds with ...

Tryster Confirmed for 2016 Cox Plate Mission

Tryster Confirmed for 2016 Cox Plate Mission

A representative for Godolphin’s Northern Hemisphere operation has confirmed plans to head down under this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival targeting the Cox Plate 2016 with the Charlie Appleby-trained British galloper Tryster.

UK hoop William Buick (pictured aboard Tarquin at Rosehill) is the regular rider of 2016 Cox Plate hope Tryster. Photo: Steve Hart.

The Irish-bred Shamardal gelding is ...

Spring Options Open Down Under for Highland Reel

Spring Options Open Down Under for Highland Reel

Irish horseman Aidan O’Brien is warming to a second trip down under with last year’s Cox Plate third-placegetter Highland Reel who ran second in this week’s Juddmonte International Stakes.

Highland Reel is tracking nicely towards another trip down under for the 2016 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The son of Galileo travelled to Melbourne last spring and ...

2016 Cox Plate Hope Long Island Sound Likes it Fast

2016 Cox Plate Hope Long Island Sound Likes it Fast

Jockey Seamie Heffernan said a fast going track at Moonee Valley was essential for Cox Plate 2016 hope Long Island Sound should the Aidan O’Brien-trained youngster make the trip down under this season.

Long Island Sound could join last year’s third-placegetter Highland Reel (pictured) on a 2016 Cox Plate bid for Ireland’s Aidan O’Brien this spring. Photo: Ultimate Racing ...

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.

The William Mullins-trained Clondaw Warrior could join stablemate Max Dynamite (pictured) on a 2016 Melbourne Cup bid down under this spring. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Racing as a nine-year-old in Europe, the son of ...

Pallasator on Best Behaviour for Melbourne Cup Bid

Pallasator on Best Behaviour for Melbourne Cup Bid

British horseman Sir Mark Prescott believes his UK stayer Pallasator has the ability but maybe not the manners for a successful raid on the 2016 Melbourne Cup down under this spring.

Pallasator could join Big Orange (pictured) on a 2016 Melbourne Cup bid down under this season after a second to him in the Goodwood Cup. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos....

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 ...