News About: Animal Kingdom

Velazquez To Ride King’s Troop In Magic Millions Sprint

Velazquez To Ride King’s Troop In Magic Millions Sprint

4 Jan, 2016

Trainer Gerald Ryan has revealed that American hoop Johnny Velazquez will partner King’s Troop in the 2016 Magic Millions Sprint at the Gold Coast on Saturday.

King’s Troop (inside) finished second behind Japonisme in the San Domenico Stakes during the 2015 Spring Racing Carnival. Photo by: Steve Hart

It was announced at the start of …

Australian Cup 2015: Red Cadeaux Kept Fresh

Australian Cup 2015: Red Cadeaux Kept Fresh

13 Mar, 2015

Red Cadeaux will be dropping back to 2000 metres for the 2015 Australian Cup at Flemington on Saturday and Robin Trevor Jones has revealed that he has attempted to keep the veteran gelding as fresh as possible in the week leading up to the race.

Red Cadeaux has the chance to finally record a race …

Dubai Or Australian Cup For Red Cadeaux

Dubai Or Australian Cup For Red Cadeaux

28 Jan, 2015

Red Cadeaux was included in the 2015 Australian Cup nominations that were released yesterday, but the popular stayer is no certainty to make the trip to Australia and could instead return to Dubai.

Red Cadeaux remains a chance of returning to Australia for the 2015 Australian Cup. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Red Cadeaux …

Dubai World Cup To Be Run On Dirt

Dubai World Cup To Be Run On Dirt

15 May, 2014

Meydan racing officials have announced that they will be replacing the artificial Tapeta all-weather surface at Meydan Racecourse with dirt and all future editions of the Group 1 Dubai World Cupwill be held on the dirt surface.

So You Think finished fourth on the Taepta surface in the 2012 edition of the Dubai World Cup. …

Red Cadeaux Is A Better Melbourne Cup Chance Than Betting Suggests

Red Cadeaux Is A Better Melbourne Cup Chance Than Betting Suggests

3 Nov, 2013

Red Cadeaux is rated an outsider in 2013 Melbourne Cup betting markets but, based on his lead-up form, trainer Ed Dunlop believes that his star stayer is a better chance than his odds suggest.

Red Cadeaux is returning to Australia for the third time for the 2013 Melbourne Cup. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia…

Williams Pleased With Cox Plate Barrier Draw For Side Glance

Williams Pleased With Cox Plate Barrier Draw For Side Glance

22 Oct, 2013

Craig Williams believes that barrier one is the perfect gate for European-trained Side Glance in the Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

Craig Williams will ride Side Glance in the 2013 Cox Plate at Moonee Valley on Saturday. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Side Glance, along with Mull Of Killough, …

Cox Plate could lure Animal Kingdom

Cox Plate could lure Animal Kingdom

18 Jun, 2013

Arrowfield Stud boss John Messara has hinted that a start in the Cox Plate could be on the cards for Animal Kingdom if he was to win the Group 1 £350,000 The Queen Anne Stakes (1 mile) at Royal Ascot today.

The US sensation will start a short priced favourite at Royal Ascot and the …

Animal Kingdom ready to create history

Animal Kingdom ready to create history

18 Jun, 2013

American champion Animal Kingdom will attempt to create history when he steps out as a short priced favourite at Royal Ascot today in the Group 1 £350,000 The Queen Anne Stakes (1 mile).

Animal Kingdom is looking to become the first Kentucky Derby winner to win at Royal Ascot in what could be the stallion’s …

Black Caviar rated world number one

Black Caviar rated world number one

4 May, 2013

As the owners of Black Caviar are searching the world looking for her first season stallion prospect, the latest World Thoroughbred Rankings has named the undefeated Queen Of The Turf the world’s top rated racehorse.

Black Caviar winning her final race in the Group 1 T J Smith Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.…

Major Scare For Animal Kingdom In The USA

Major Scare For Animal Kingdom In The USA

17 Jun, 2011

Kentucky Derby champion Animal Kingdom has survived a close call in the Belmont Stakes which could have ended in disaster.

The horse came very awkwardly out of the barriers and then became caught up with another runner as he tried to steady up and continue.

Their feet made contact and the horse stumbled but he …