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Lucas Cranach is new Australian Cup favourite

Lucas Cranach is new Australian Cup favourite

7 Mar, 2012

Imported stayer Lucas Cranach has overtaken Melbourne Cup winner Americain for favouritism in the Group 1 $1m Dubai Australian Cup (2000m) at Flemington on Saturday.

The Anthony Freedman trained stallion draw the inside gate from the tricky 2000m start while Americain draw the outside of nine in the small field.

Freedman was able to produce …

Lucas Cranach heading to the Australian Cup

Lucas Cranach heading to the Australian Cup

27 Feb, 2012

Trainer Anthony Freedman has former German galloper Lucas Cranach on track for a tilt at the Australian Cup at Flemington next month with a last to first win at Caulfield on Saturday.

Freedman took over the training of Lucas Cranach last Spring and prepared him for the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups where he performed very …

West Australian Ranger on way to Australian Cup

West Australian Ranger on way to Australian Cup

9 Feb, 2012

West Australia galloper Ranger’s Australian Cup campaign begins when he steps out for his first Victorian start at Caulfield on Saturday.

Ranger has arrived in Melbourne with good credentials with a Group 2 win and Group 1 placing to his credit and with the booking of big race jockey Craig Williams has been installed as …