News About: Alain de Royer Dupre

He’s Your Man Dies During Trackwork

He’s Your Man Dies During Trackwork

28 Mar, 2015

Group 1 winner He’s Your Man died after suffering a heart attack during trackwork at Rosehill Gardens this morning.

He’s Your Man recorded his biggest race win when he took out the Epsom Handicap during the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival. Photo by: Steve Hart

He’s Your Man had just finished a regular piece of trackwork …

Bayrir To Resume In Gardenia Handicap

Bayrir To Resume In Gardenia Handicap

16 Jan, 2014

Imported stayer Bayrir will start what is set to be a lengthy campaign in the Gardenia Handicap (1400m) at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Bayrir finished second behind stablemate Coup Ay Tee in his Australian racing debut in the Winter Challenge last year. Photo by: Steve Hart

Bayrir raced at the highest level in Europe and …

Tres Blue Improving Before Melbourne Cup 2013

Tres Blue Improving Before Melbourne Cup 2013

2 Nov, 2013

The 2013 Melbourne Cup preparations for Gai Waterhouse-trained Tres Blue have really started to heat up and jockey Tommy Berry is delighted with the improvement the Northern Hemisphere three-year-old has shown since arriving in Australia.

Tommy Berry is thrilled with the progress of Tres Blue heading into the 2013 Melbourne Cup at Flemington next Tuesday. …

2013 Melbourne Cup Betting: Verema Finds Support

2013 Melbourne Cup Betting: Verema Finds Support

1 Nov, 2013

French stayer Verema has continued to find support in 2013 Melbourne Cup betting markets; with the exciting mare now into $12 as favourite Fiorente continues to drift.

Trainer Alain de Royer-Dupre is confident that Verema can replicate the feat of his star stayer Americain who won the 2010 Melbourne Cup. Photo by: Race Horse Photos …

Verema Confirmed For 2013 Melbourne Cup

Verema Confirmed For 2013 Melbourne Cup

27 Aug, 2013

French stayer Verema, owned by prominent breeder Aga Khan, has been confirmed as a visitor to Australia for the 2013 Melbourne Cup (3200m).

Verema has a chance to replicate the feat of Americain who won the Prix Kergorlay and the Melbourne Cup in the same year. Photo by: Taron Clarke

Verema won the Group 2 …

French stayer Bayrir to replace Mount Athos in Hong Kong Vase

French stayer Bayrir to replace Mount Athos in Hong Kong Vase

27 Nov, 2012

French stayer Bayrir has been selected to replace the Luca Cumani trained Mount Athos in the Group 1 HK$15m Longines Hong Kong Vase (2400m) at Sha Tin on Longines Hong Kong International Race Day on Sunday week.

The Alain De Royer-Dupre trained Bayrir is a Group 1 winner, talking out the  US$500,000 Secretariat Stakes (1 …

Oliver’s betting controversy resurfaces on Melbourne Cup day

Oliver’s betting controversy resurfaces on Melbourne Cup day

6 Nov, 2012

The controversy surrounding Damien Oliver’s alleged betting activities has surfaced again as he prepares to ride favourite Americain in the Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington today.

Reports have surfaced that Oliver has given self-damming evidence to the stewards’ inquiry investigating his alleged bet of $10,000 through a third party on Miss …

European Stayers Set To Miss 2012 Melbourne Cup

European Stayers Set To Miss 2012 Melbourne Cup

3 Nov, 2012

A host of fancied European stayers will miss the 2012 Melbourne Cup when the final field is announced this afternoon.

Luca Cumani-trained duo Ibicenco and Gatewood both attempted to qualify for the final field by winning the Lexus Stakes (2500m) at Flemington today but finished fourth and sixth respectively.

Gatewood will miss out on a …

Dunaden and Americain head Melbourne Cup 2nd acceptances

Dunaden and Americain head Melbourne Cup 2nd acceptances

29 Oct, 2012

French stayers Dunaden and Americain remain at the top of the list after forty-six horses were left in the Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) to be run at Flemington on November 6 after second acceptances today.

Dunaden (pictured), and fellow Melbourne Cup winner Americain, top the Melbourne Cup 2nd Acceptances. Photo by: Race …

Caulfield Cup start for Americain to be decided on race morning

Caulfield Cup start for Americain to be decided on race morning

19 Oct, 2012

Connections of international galloper Americain will inspect the Caulfield track today and wait until race morning to give the go ahead for a start in the Group 1 $2.5m BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) tomorrow.

A decision on whether Americain will run in the Caulfield Cup will be decided race morning. Photo by: Taron Clarke.

French …