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Ironstein’s Retirement Tour Begins In Ipswich Cup

Ironstein’s Retirement Tour Begins In Ipswich Cup

13 Jun, 2014

Veteran stayer Ironstein is likely to have only three more starts in his racing career and he will begin his retirement tour when he starts as one of the favourites in the 2014 Ipswich Cup tomorrow.

Ironstein has an excellent opportunity to return to winning form in the 2014 Ipswich Cup this weekend. Photo by: …

Melbourne Cup Form: Brown Delighted With Super Cool’s Preparation

Melbourne Cup Form: Brown Delighted With Super Cool’s Preparation

5 Nov, 2013

The 2013 Melbourne Cup lead-up form of Super Cool has been inconclusive but jockey Corey Brown believes that the Australian Cupwinner has had the ideal preparation for the $6 million Group 1 event.

Jockey Corey Brown is happy with the form of Super Cool heading into the 2013 Melbourne Cup at Flemington this afternoon. Photo …

Cumani Reveals Mount Athos Melbourne Cup Path

Cumani Reveals Mount Athos Melbourne Cup Path

19 Jul, 2013

Mount Athos will return to Australia to contest the 2013 Melbourne Cup. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Leading European trainer Luca Cumani has revealed the 2013 Melbourne Cup path for impressive stayer Mount Athos.

Mount Athos was one of the best backed runners in the lead-up to last year’s Melbourne Cup (3200m) and, after …

Another European to Join OTI’s Team

Another European to Join OTI’s Team

24 Jan, 2013

OTI Racing have added another European galloper to their ranks with Group-level performer Pakal expected to arrive in Australia by the end of February.

The German-bred horse is a Group 1 runner-up and Group 3 winner in Europe who will be aimed at races between 1600 and 2000 metres.

“Delighted to advise that 4yo Pakal, …

Cumani planning another Melbourne Cup assault

Cumani planning another Melbourne Cup assault

15 Jan, 2013

Luca Cumani’s passion to win this year’s Melbourne Cup is already in the planning with OTI Racing owned stayers Mobaco and Irish galloper Moldowney being aimed at Australia’s greatest race.

Cumani thought he had the Cup in 2008 when Bauer went across the line locked together with the Bart Cummings trained Viewed with the Cups …

Cumani praying for rain to stay away

Cumani praying for rain to stay away

4 Nov, 2012

While most European trainers will welcome the forecast rain on Melbourne Cup day, Newmarket trainer Luca Cumani is praying that the weather bureau is wrong.

Luca Cumani's Melbourne Cup runners, My Quest For Peace (pictured) and Mount Athos, like fast ground. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Cumani is searching for his first win in …

Tough Times Ahead For Colic-Ridden Bauer

Tough Times Ahead For Colic-Ridden Bauer

30 Aug, 2012

Bauer is currently fighting for his life after complications arose following stomach surgery last week.

The loveable stayer was rushed to the vet over a week ago when he developed a temperature and went off his feed.

Melbourne Cup runner-up turned Clerk of the Course horse Bauer is fighting for his life after suffering colic …

Ironstein Outsprints Bauer In Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Ironstein Outsprints Bauer In Queen Elizabeth Stakes

5 Nov, 2011

Ironstein has won the Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Flemington today, which was the last Group race on action-packed Emirates Stakes Day.

The Zabeel gelding won the $250,000 race by two lengths ahead of Shootoff and Paddy O’ Reilly.

Bauer, who was likely have his final start in the race, held on to post a gallant …

Bauer Bids Farewell To Racing This Emirates Stakes Day

Bauer Bids Farewell To Racing This Emirates Stakes Day

3 Nov, 2011

Bauer will likely retire after the Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Flemington on Emirates Stakes Day

Bauer will compete in the Group 3 Queen Elizabeth Stakesat Flemington this Sunday in what is expected to be the swansong of his jubilant racing career.

The spritely nine-year-old missed out on a place in the Cup by just one …

Outed Bauer Leaves Cumani With Small Melbourne Cup Hope

Outed Bauer Leaves Cumani With Small Melbourne Cup Hope

31 Oct, 2011

British trainer Luca Cumani believes that his best chance of winning tomorrow’s Melbourne Cup was lost when nine-year-old Bauer missed out on a race in the field.

Bauer was left at 25th on the ballot when the final field of 24 horses were released last Saturday.

It came after Bauer finished sixth in the …