News About: 2011 Moonee Valley Cup

Americain’s new trainer announced Monday

Americain’s new trainer announced Monday

13 Nov, 2011

The new trainer of Americain will announce tomorrow.

Three trainers are at the top of the list – David Hayes, Anthony Freedman and Darren Weir.

Each of these trainers are favoured above others as they have rural properties which the owners believe is the best environment for galloper formerly trained in France by Alain de …

Americain ready for Zipping

Americain ready for Zipping

11 Nov, 2011

It is all systems go for Zipping Classic for odds on favourite Americain ($1.50).

The unlucky 2011 Melbourne Cup fourth, lines up against four opponents in $350,000 Group 2 feature on the Sandown Hillside and its minder Stephanie Nigge is going into the race happy with the French galloper’s condition.

”He showed us after the …

How tough is Americain?

How tough is Americain?

9 Nov, 2011

Anyone who watched the past two Melbourne Cups would not doubt the ability of Americain after a  2010 Cup win and an unlucky fourth this year.

But going into Saturday’s Zipping Classic (2400m) the next question is how tough is Americain?

It is a good thing they re-named the Sandown Classic after the great Zipping …

Bart Cummings 2011 Melbourne Cup hopes and just hopes

Bart Cummings 2011 Melbourne Cup hopes and just hopes

31 Oct, 2011

Cups King Bart Cummings has named Americian the horse to beat in tomorrow’s $6 Group 1 2011 Melbourne Cup (3200m) holding on to hope rather than confidence for his two entrants Precedence and Illo.

While the lone universal question mark on Americain appears to be whether he can lump 58kg and win successive Cups, Cummings …

Americain easily wins Moonee Valley Cup

Americain easily wins Moonee Valley Cup

22 Oct, 2011

Americain wins the Moonee Valley Cup ahead the Melbourne Cup

French galloper Americain announced to the world that he is the horse to beat in the 2011 Melbourne Cup (3200m) after an effortless Drake International Moonee Valley Cup (2500m)today.

And the message was aided by Racing Victoria handicapper Greg Carpenter who let Americain escape from …

Americain to be treated well if he wins the Moonee Valley Cup – Carpenter

Americain to be treated well if he wins the Moonee Valley Cup – Carpenter

22 Oct, 2011

Americain will run in today's Moonee Valley Cup

Racing Victoria chief handicapper Greg Carpenter has sent out a hint that Americain will be treated well if he wins today’s Drake International Moonee Valley Cup (2500m) at Moonee Valley.

The Moonee Valley Cup winner is eligible for a Melbourne Cup penalty.

Americain currently has 58kg for …

Cranach To Caulfield & Americain To The Valley

Cranach To Caulfield & Americain To The Valley

6 Oct, 2011

The much hyped European import Lucas Cranach will have his first run on Australian soil in the 2011 Caulfield Cup and not the Geelong Cup.

Connections were tossing up between the two races but have now locked in the Caulfield feature as they feel it’s a more favourable race in the lead in to the …