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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: …

Jury out on extent of Jukebox’s injuries

Jury out on extent of Jukebox’s injuries

30 Nov, 2011

UK galloper Jukebox Jury is still in Australia recovering from a hairline fracture to his near-fore cannon bone received in last month’s Melbourne Cup.

The Mark Johnston-trained grey finished 20th in the Cup won by Dunaden and never posed a serious threat.

Jukebox Jury was ranked the highest of the international visitors going into …

Americain’s new trainer announced Monday

Americain’s new trainer announced Monday

13 Nov, 2011

The new trainer of Americain will announce tomorrow.

Three trainers are at the top of the list – David Hayes, Anthony Freedman and Darren Weir.

Each of these trainers are favoured above others as they have rural properties which the owners believe is the best environment for galloper formerly trained in France by Alain de …

Americain Could Become A Fulltime Aussie

Americain Could Become A Fulltime Aussie

2 Nov, 2011

The owners of Americain could cause a shock and elect to keep the 2010 Melbourne Cup champion racing in Australia.

The word around at the moment is that Americain will not return back to France and will instead stay on our shores in preparation for an autumn campaign in Sydney and Melbourne.

Should he keep …

Double the fun for Cup connections

Double the fun for Cup connections

30 Oct, 2011

Defending Melbourne Cup champion Americain

The 2010 Melbourne Cup winning connections of Americainwon’t know which horse to watch in Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup.

Gerry Ryan, Kevin and Colleen Bamford will this year have two horses trying to win Australia’s greatest race.

The friends will have double the fun after purchasing 50% of UK galloper Jukebox Jury …

Americain perfect for Melbourne Cup defence

Americain perfect for Melbourne Cup defence

30 Oct, 2011

Americain is perfect according to trainer Alain De Royer-Dupre

French trainer Alain De Royer-Dupre thinks he may have wasted a trip coming to Australia after watching defending Melbourne Cup champion Americainworking at Werribee this morning.

As the Melbourne Cup favourite was slowing down he turned to part owner Colleen Bamford and said “You don’t need …

Bamford Packs Imposing Melbourne Cup Double

Bamford Packs Imposing Melbourne Cup Double

27 Oct, 2011

Defending Melbourne Cup champion Americain

Colleen Bamford is in an envious position going into the 2011 Melbourne Cup, she’s the part owner of both defending champion Americain and the well fancied Jukebox Jury.

It’s a dream for many to have one runner in the Melbourne Cup, let alone two winning chances, especially when she’s already …