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Gatewood Wins Geelong Cup

Gatewood Wins Geelong Cup

24 Oct, 2012

Gatewood continued the trend of international success in the Geelong Cup today and in doing so improved his chances of gaining a Melbourne Cup berth.

Owned by Australia’s OTI racing, the John Gosden-trained four-year-old currently sits in 41st position in the Melbourne Cup order of entry but today’s win could see him receive a penalty …

Melbourne Cup Hopefuls Head Strong Geelong Cup Entries

Melbourne Cup Hopefuls Head Strong Geelong Cup Entries

18 Oct, 2012

A number of Melbourne Cup hopefuls will be out to follow in the footsteps of past winners Americain and Dunaden when they contest the Group 3 Geelong Cup (2400m) on Wednesday.

Maluckyday is one of a number Melbourne Cup hopefuls entered for the Geelong Cup. Photo by: Taron Clarke.

Both Americain and Dunaden won the …

Melbourne Cup hopefuls’ last chance in Bendigo Cup

Melbourne Cup hopefuls’ last chance in Bendigo Cup

24 Oct, 2011

Lamasery will be looking to make the Melbourne Cup field with a win in the Bendigo Cup

Sydney galloper Lamasery is one of eight horses in Wednesday’s $200,000 Listed Bendigo Cup (2400m) who are still eligible of making the $6million Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) on November 1.

The eight are At First Sight, Lamasery, …

Black Is The New Black In 2011 Melbourne Cup

Black Is The New Black In 2011 Melbourne Cup

12 Oct, 2011

With the Melbourne Cup journey of Black And Bent over there is a lack of a real ‘fairytale’ horse in this year’s race.

There always seems to be one, whether they be a cheap purchase nobody wanted, an unlikely bush galloper working through the grades or even a veteran having their third or fourth attempt.…