News About: Breeders Cup Turf

Cox Plate Still An Option For Arod

Cox Plate Still An Option For Arod

30 Jul, 2015

The 2015 Cox Plate is still an option for English galloper Arod after he finished a gallant second behind Solow in the Group 1 Sussex Stakes (1609m) at Goodwood overnight.

Arod could have the chance to join Adelaide as the only Northern Hemisphere-trained winners of the Cox Plate. Photo by: Sarah Ebbett

Arod went into …

Laing Chasing Melbourne Cup Berth For Kindergarden Kid

Laing Chasing Melbourne Cup Berth For Kindergarden Kid

3 Jul, 2014

Trainer Robbie Laing has revealed that he will be aiming to qualify imported stayer Kindergarden Kid for the 2014 Melbourne Cup that will be held at Flemington on November 4 during the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival.

Robbie Laing is chasing more Group 1 success with Kindergarden Kid during the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival. Photo by: …

St Nicholas Abbey Passes Away After Lengthy Health Battle

St Nicholas Abbey Passes Away After Lengthy Health Battle

15 Jan, 2014

Champion European entire St Nicholas Abbey has lost his lengthy battle with injury after being found to have inoperable colic overnight.

St Nicholas Abbey defeated Sea Moon to win the 2011 Breeders' Cup Turf in what was the biggest victory of his racing career. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

St Nicholas Abbey had his …

Connections Confident The Fugue Can Bounce Back In Hong Kong Vase

Connections Confident The Fugue Can Bounce Back In Hong Kong Vase

2 Dec, 2013

Connections of The Fugue are confident that the classy filly can bounce back from her narrow defeat in the Group 1 Breeders’ Cup Turf (2413m) and win the Group 1 Hong Kong Vase (2400m) at Sha Tin on Sunday.

The Fugue will face Red Cadeaux and a host of other talented horses in the Hong …

St Nicholas Abbey Making Progress After Colic Surgery

St Nicholas Abbey Making Progress After Colic Surgery

29 Jul, 2013

Six-time Group 1 winner St Nicholas Abbey is making progress after having colic surgery yesterday.

St Nicholas Abbey was recovering from a career-ending pastern injury, which occurred during trackwork last Tuesday, when he suffered a very bad bout of colic that forced the brave horse to undergo another operation.

The worst was feared, once again, …

St Nicholas Abbey Suffers Career Ending Injury

St Nicholas Abbey Suffers Career Ending Injury

24 Jul, 2013

The racing career of champion European galloper St Nicholas Abbey is over after the six-time Group 1 winner suffered a life-threatening injury at trackwork in Ireland last night.

The Montjeu entire was preparing for the Group 1 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2414m), which is set to run at Ascot on Saturday, when …

So You Think World Cup early favourite

So You Think World Cup early favourite

21 Mar, 2012

Dual Cox Plate winner So You Think has been posted as early favourite by UK bookmakers for the $10m Dubai World Cup on March 31.

Trainer Aiden O’Brien hasn’t confirmed a start for So You Think at Meydan but speculation is rift that the six year old will be amongst the team he sends to …