News About: 2011 Lord Mayors Cup

Firebolt Produces Impressive Win In Lord Mayor’s Cup

Firebolt Produces Impressive Win In Lord Mayor’s Cup

21 May, 2011

Firebolt has blitzed to victory in the first Group race of at Doomben today, winning the Lord Mayor’s Cup by almost one and a half lengths.

The five-year-old Stravinsky gelding made up for his last start in the Group 3 Chairman’s Handicap last weekend where he finished tenth behind Robert Heathcote’s Humma.

The horse took …

Spechenka Suffers Stable Setback

Spechenka Suffers Stable Setback

12 May, 2011

Spechenka's winter campaign has been pushed back by at least a week due to injury

Queenslander Spechenka was due to have his first run in the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival this weekend, but his start has had to be forced back due to a minor injury.

The five-year-old gelding was kicked by a stable mate …

Sad End to an Empire

Sad End to an Empire

9 May, 2011

Empire's Choice

In a devastating result at Canterbury on Saturday for maestro trainer Bart Cummings, his seven-year-old galloper Empire’s Choice broke down and subsequently had to be euthanised.

The Redoute’s Choice entire lined up for their 25th career start in the $100,000 Canterbury BMW Lord Mayor’s Cup (1900m) but failed to finish after breaking …

Cummings Choice To Keep Running The Empire

Cummings Choice To Keep Running The Empire

7 May, 2011

Empire's Choice

After an early career which promised so much it could all come down to one race for the Bart Cummings trained Empires Choice.

In the last four year’s he’s not managed a single victory and to most eyes he looks like a horse simply going through the motions waiting to be retired.

Don’t …