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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 …

Melbourne Cup Winner Dunaden A Chance For More Success

Melbourne Cup Winner Dunaden A Chance For More Success

3 Nov, 2013

Former Melbourne Cup winner Dunaden is a legitimate chance in the 2013 edition of the race despite his heavy weight, according to stable representative Geoffrey Fabre.

Dunaden has returned to Australia for the 2013 Melbourne Cup at Flemington next Tuesday. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Fabre is has accompanied Dunaden to Australia for each …

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 …

Retirement Beckons For Dunaden After Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe

Retirement Beckons For Dunaden After Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe

25 Jun, 2013

Dunaden is coming to the end of his impressive horse racing career, with the Group 1 Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe in October expected to be his last race.

The Nicobar entire has been in top form this preparation, having finished second in both his previous two race starts.

Dunaden will have his final race …

Red Cadeaux booked for another tilt at Melbourne Cup

Red Cadeaux booked for another tilt at Melbourne Cup

19 May, 2012

Red Cadeaux has booked his berth for another tilt at the Melbourne Cup after winning the Group 2 Sportingbet Yorkshire Cup (1m6f) at York on May 18.

Trainer Ed Dunlop brought the six year old to Australia last spring and ran Dunaden to a nose in the Cup and the Englishman is willing to give …

Williams to ride in japan

Williams to ride in japan

30 Apr, 2012

Craig Williams is set continue his international presence when he takes up a two months riding stint in Japan for prominent owner Katsumi Yoshida.

The well renowned jockey will interrupt his Japanese commitments with a couple of trips to England to team up with Ortensia, who he won on in the international stage over the …

So You Think’s Historical Wins Go Unnoticed

So You Think’s Historical Wins Go Unnoticed

12 Jul, 2011

Timeform ratings expert believes people are unaware of how significant So You Think's British wins have been

After So You Think’s recent successes in Europe, there is much talk that he could be the best Australian export since Phar Lap.

Timeform ratings expert Gary Crispe believes that people are unaware of how historically significant So …