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Mullins Eyeing Melbourne Cup With Simenon

Mullins Eyeing Melbourne Cup With Simenon

11 Jun, 2015

Trainer Willie Mullins has revealed that he is hoping to bring Irish stayer Simenon back to Australia for a second tilt at the 2015 Melbourne Cup at Flemington in November.

Simenon could return to Australia for another tilt at the Melbourne Cup during the 2015 Spring Racing Carnival. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Simenon …

Melbourne Cup Decision Yet To Be Made For Pale Mimosa

Melbourne Cup Decision Yet To Be Made For Pale Mimosa

25 Sep, 2014

Pale Mimosa entered quarantine in Ireland overnight, but the talented mare is still no certainty to make the trip to Australia for the 2014 Melbourne Cup at Flemington on November 4.

Dermot Weld has not had a runner in the Melbourne Cup since Galileo's Choice finished behind Green Moon in the 2012 edition of the …

Melbourne Cup Unlikely For Estimate

Melbourne Cup Unlikely For Estimate

13 Sep, 2014

Estimate returned to winning form with a strong performance in the Group 2 Doncaster Cup (3621m) at Doncaster overnight, but the talented stayer is unlikely to make the trip to Australia for the 2014 Melbourne Cup.

Ryan Moore steered Estimate to victory in the Doncaster Cup overnight. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Estimate was …

Carpenter will struggle to find top weight for the Melbourne Cup

Carpenter will struggle to find top weight for the Melbourne Cup

5 Sep, 2014

Racing Victoria’s chief Handicapper Greg Carpenter admits that he will struggle to find a top weight for this year’s Melbourne Cup as he assesses the one hundred and forty-eight entries in the lead up to the release of the weights on September 16.

The Gai Waterhouse trained The Offer is the early favourite for the …

Leading European Stables Represented In Melbourne Cup Nominations

Leading European Stables Represented In Melbourne Cup Nominations

2 Sep, 2014

The 2014 Melbourne Cup could feature horses trained by some of the biggest trainers in Europe after 29 European-trained horses were included in the nominations for the Group 1 event.

Dandino is one of 29 European-trained horses that has been included in the 2014 Melbourne Cup nominations. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

The Queen …

Pale Mimosa No Certainty For Melbourne Cup

Pale Mimosa No Certainty For Melbourne Cup

23 Aug, 2014

Pale Mimosa recorded an impressive win in the Lonsdale Cup at York overnight, but trainer Dermot Weld revealed that the promising stayer is no certainty to make the trip to Australia for the 2014 Melbourne Cup.

Dermot Weld has not had a runner in the Melbourne Cup since Galileo's Choice finished behind Green Moon (pictured) …

Melbourne Cup Hopefuls To Run In Lonsdale Cup

Melbourne Cup Hopefuls To Run In Lonsdale Cup

22 Aug, 2014

The Lonsdale Cup at York tonight could prove a key form race for the 2014 Melbourne Cup, with several runners in the Group 2 event a chance of making the trip to Australia for the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival.

Jamie Spencer has been booked to ride Certerach in the 2014 Lonsdale Cup at York. Photo …

Goodwood Cup quinella Cavalryman and Ahzeemah set for Melbourne Cup

Goodwood Cup quinella Cavalryman and Ahzeemah set for Melbourne Cup

1 Aug, 2014

Last night’s Goodwood Cup quinella Cavalryman and Ahzeemah look certain to travel to Melbourne for the Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on November 4.

Cavalryman finished 12th to Green Moon, above, in the 2012 Melbourne Cup. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Godolphin pair cleared out over the final stages …

Queen’s horse Estimate tested positive to morphine

Queen’s horse Estimate tested positive to morphine

23 Jul, 2014

Her Majesty The Queen’s horse Estimate is one of five horses that has returned a positive swab result to morphine from recent meetings in England, including tests from the Royal Ascot Carnival.

Jockey Nash Rawiller decked out in the Queen's colours talking pre-race to Gai Waterhouse. Photo by Steve Hart.

Estimate, prepared by legendary Newmarket …

Brown Panther Still A Chance For Melbourne Cup After Gold Cup Defeat

Brown Panther Still A Chance For Melbourne Cup After Gold Cup Defeat

20 Jun, 2014

Brown Panther remains a chance of contesting the 2014 Melbourne Cup after he finished a brave fourth behind Leading Light in the Group 1 Gold Cup (4000m) at the 2014 Royal Ascot meeting this morning.

Brown Panther could return to Australia for another tilt at the Melbourne Cup during the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival. Photo …