News About: 2011 Geelong Cup
Those convinced jockey Craig Williams could win on a broomstick at present should take notice of Sunday’s Grade 1 $6.5 2011 Japan Cup (2400m) in Tokyo.
He is riding local galloper Tosen Jordan who is third favourite with Tabsportsbet at $8 after a career best win.
The five-year-old gelding is shooting for a hat-trick after …
French galloper Dunaden has received a half kilo penalty for the $6m Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) for winning yesterday’s Geelong Cup (2400m).
The Mikel Dalzangles trained galloper was allotted the impost by Racing Victoria’s chief handicapper, Greg Carpenter and it is the same penalty he handed to last year’s Geelong Cup winner Americain.
Bookmakers around Australia have acted swiftly making French galloper Dunaden Melbourne Cup second favourite after he won today’s 2011 Geelong Cup (2400m).
Having his first race start in Australia, the Mikel Dalzangles trained galloper made relatively light work of the Group three field.
Dunaden is as short at $8 with bookies to take out Australia’s …
Dunaden has asserted himself as a genuine Melbourne Cup contender following in the footsteps of Americain in winning today’s Geelong Cup.
Like Americain he is French trained and like Americain he was simply too good at the death, easing past a gallant Tanby out in front.
Dunaden managed to achieve the win despite being top …
I’m Jake is the type of horse that doesn’t need a lot of luck in his races, he makes his own fortune by striding forward and finding his own space ahead of the pack.
It’s a strategy that requires a horse with plenty of gate speed as well as a big heart to hang on …
The Group 3 $225,000 Geelong Cup (2400m) result on Wednesday will not change the Melbourne Cup prospects of French galloper Dunaden but is the last realistic chance of a Cup start for the rest of the field.
Dunaden is 14th, on the latest Melbourne Cup order of entry thus is guaranteed a start in …
With the Melbourne Cup journey of Black And Bent over there is a lack of a real ‘fairytale’ horse in this year’s race.
There always seems to be one, whether they be a cheap purchase nobody wanted, an unlikely bush galloper working through the grades or even a veteran having their third or fourth attempt.…
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