News About: Christophe Lemaire

Bande Sensationally Scratched From 2014 Caulfield Cup

Bande Sensationally Scratched From 2014 Caulfield Cup

17 Oct, 2014

Bande has been sensationally scratched from the 2014 Caulfield Cup after being found with heat and pain in his off fore tendon this morning.

Unchain My Heart will run in the Caulfield Cup with Stephen Baster aboard following the scratching of Bande this morning. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

There has been speculation for …

Lemaire Confident Bande Will Be Caulfield Cup Winner

Lemaire Confident Bande Will Be Caulfield Cup Winner

16 Oct, 2014

Leading European jockey Christophe Lemaire is confident that Bande will be the 2014 Caulfield Cup winner and give him his second major race win in Australia.

Christophe Lemaire has the chance to record another big race win in Australia when he partners Bande in the 2014 Caulfield Cup. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Lemaire …

2014 Caulfield Cup: Williams Wary Of Japanese Runners

2014 Caulfield Cup: Williams Wary Of Japanese Runners

15 Oct, 2014

Craig Williams has had a firsthand view of the two Japanese runners in the 2014 Caulfield Cup field and the leading hoop believes that both deserve their status as leading chances in the Group 1 event at Caulfield this weekend.

Craig Williams believes that Admire Rakti and Bande could prove hard to beat in the …

Bande switched on for 2014 Caulfield Cup

Bande switched on for 2014 Caulfield Cup

15 Oct, 2014

Connections of front-running Japanese stayer Bande are happy with the way the top Caulfield Cup contender has switched himself on following a visit to Caulfield on Saturday morning.

Champion French jockey Christophe Lemaire will ride top Caulfield Cup fancy Bande. Photo by Taron Clarke.

Takahide Ando, assistant trainer to Yoshito Yahagi, took Bande from his …

Bande Has Right Profile For Melbourne Cup

Bande Has Right Profile For Melbourne Cup

18 Sep, 2014

Leading European jockey Christophe Lemaire has been booked to ride Bande in the 2014 Melbourne Cup and he believes that the Japanese stayer has the right profile to win the Group 1 event at Flemington on November 4.

Christophe Lemaire is chasing his second win in the Melbourne Cup after taking out the 2011 edition …

Melbourne Cup Field Set To Have Japanese Flavour

Melbourne Cup Field Set To Have Japanese Flavour

2 Sep, 2014

The Melbourne Cup field is set to have a Japanese flavour for the first time since 2010 after Admire Rakti and Bande were included in the nominations for the 2014 edition of the race.

Christophe Lemaire has been booked to ride Bande in the 2014 Melbourne Cup at Flemington on November 4. Photo by: Taron …

Prizemoney boost for Geelong Cup

Prizemoney boost for Geelong Cup

24 Jul, 2012

The push by the Geelong Racing Club to have their flagship race, the Geelong Cup, lifted to Group 2 level has been boosted with the announcement that this year’s Cup will be worth $300,000.

The increase in prizemoney to this year’s Group 3 Centrebet Geelong Cup over 2400m on October 24 to $300,000 plus trophies …

Nolen To Represent Australia

Nolen To Represent Australia

17 Nov, 2011

Jockeys John Murtagh, Ryan Moore and Christophe Lemaire tied for first in the 2009 Hong Kong Jockey Invitational

Jockey Luke Nolen has been invited by the Hong Kong Jockey Club to represent Australia in the upcoming Cathay Pacific International Jockey’s Championship.

Nolen will go head to head with riders from eight other countries in a …

Craig Williams out of the Melbourne Cup

Craig Williams out of the Melbourne Cup

31 Oct, 2011

Star  jockey Craig Williams will not ride French stayer Dunaden in tomorrow’s Melbourne Cup.

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal this afternoon did not grant Williams a stay of proceedings pending an appeal against a 10-meeting suspension incurred at last Wednesday’s Bendigo Cup meetings.

It robs the 34-year-old the chance to become the first jockey …

Craig Williams and Nash Rawiller to appeal again

Craig Williams and Nash Rawiller to appeal again

28 Oct, 2011

Craig Williams, along with Nash Rawillier, will appeal again against their riding suspensions

The 2011 Melbourne Cup dreams of both Nash Rawiller and Craig Williamsare alive.

Both hoops have lodged appeals to Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal hoping to obtain a stay of proceedings in order to ride in Tuesday’s $6m Cup.

The appeals will …