News About: 2012 Australian Cup

Rawiller Tips Australian Cup Upset With Lucas Cranach

Rawiller Tips Australian Cup Upset With Lucas Cranach

28 Feb, 2012

Nash Rawiller is one of only a few people who are confident that Lucas Cranach can upstage the top galloper Americain in Group 1 Australian Cup next month.

Lucas Cranach and Americain will meet for the first time since the Melbourne Cup in the prestigious Australian Cup at Flemington on March 10.

The pair last …

Australian Cup Nominations Feature Southern Speed

Australian Cup Nominations Feature Southern Speed

25 Jan, 2012

Last year’s Caulfield Cup winner Southern Speed is amongst 53 nominations for the Australian Cup at Flemington on March 10.

The four-year-old mare will run in the race on her way to the Group 1 The BMW in April.

Co-trained Leon Macdonald, who trains Southern Speed alongside Andrew Gluyas, believes his filly can continue her …

Southern Speed Makes Autumn Return

Southern Speed Makes Autumn Return

16 Jan, 2012

Southern Speed will make her much anticipated return to racing next week after winning the $2.5 million Caulfield Cup last October.

The four-year-old mare won the Caulfield Cup by one and a half lengths in what was an incredible come from behind victory last year.

Southern Speed will have her first race start of 2012 …

Jimmy Choux Gets Time To Put His Feet Up

Jimmy Choux Gets Time To Put His Feet Up

12 Jan, 2012

Jimmy Choux had the support of two nations when he went to the Hong Kong International meet at the end of last year but he just couldn’t keep up the frantic pace he’d shown throughout his prep.

He was by no means disgraced by his performance but it certainly looked like that of a tired …

Australian Cup Beckons For Southern Speed

Australian Cup Beckons For Southern Speed

6 Dec, 2011

After winning the Group 1 Caulfield Cup Southern Speed has effectively weighted herself out of the majority of handicap races over the autumn.

The mare will now be almost exclusively restricted to weight for age races as connections choose to push on with her racing career.

They could very easily have pulled the pin and …

Moroney to train Wall Street

Moroney to train Wall Street

23 Nov, 2011

Six time Group winner Wall Street will rejoin the Mike Moroney stable after a change of ownership.

The 2010 Group 1 Emirates Stakes winner was bought by some of Moroney’s stable clients after an offer from Perth fell through.

Moroney’s brother Paul bought Wall Street (Montjeu-Villa Wanda) at the 2006 Karaka Sale for $NZ100,000.

After …

Americain’s new trainer is David Hayes

Americain’s new trainer is David Hayes

22 Nov, 2011

David Hayes has confirmed he is the new trainer for 2010 Melbourne Cup winner Americain.
The former Alain de-Royer-Dupre trained entire will go to Hayes’ Euroa stable this weekend.
He will be freshened and aimed for an autumn campaign in Australia.
Americain will be targeted at the Group 1s Australian Cup (2000m) at Flemington and …