News About: Fox Hunt

Ghosts of the past fear Johnston

Ghosts of the past fear Johnston

31 Oct, 2011

UK trainer Mark Johnston is hoping jockey Neil Callan has watched the numerous tapes of the Melbourne Cup before he rides Jukebox Jury in the big race tomorrow.

Johnston knows more than anyone that tomorrow’s $6 Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) is not like a staying race in England.

The quick start, slow middle and …

The Melbourne Cup final field

The Melbourne Cup final field

29 Oct, 2011

Defending champ Americian tops the final field for the Melbourne Cup

The final field of 24 horses has been announced for the Group 1 Melbourne Cup.

2011 Emirates Melbourne Cup Field – Final Acceptances

# Horse Trainer Weight
1 AMERICAIN (USA) (15) Alain de Royer Dupre G Mosse 58kg
2 JUKEBOX JURY (IRE) (6) Mark …

Fox On The Hunt For Melbourne Cup Glory

Fox On The Hunt For Melbourne Cup Glory

27 Oct, 2011

While Mark Johnston’s Jukebox Jury is amongst the favourites for this year’s $6.2 million Melbourne Cup, the trainer is asking the public not to discount his other runner Fox Hunt.

Fox Hunt won his last start in the Group 3 Deutsches St. Leger last month and currently sits safely at number 15 on the Cup’s …

Melbourne Cup hope Red Cadeaux pleases Rodd

Melbourne Cup hope Red Cadeaux pleases Rodd

24 Oct, 2011

Jockey Michael Rodd is pleased with Melbourne Cup ride Red Cadeaux

Melbourne Cup winning jockey Michael Rodd had his first feel of his 2011 Melbourne Cup ride, English stayer Red Cadeaux at Werribee.

Under a cloudy sky Rodd, who won the 2007 Melbourne Cup on Efficient, made the trip out to the international quarantine training …

Williams to make history in Melbourne Cup

Williams to make history in Melbourne Cup

24 Oct, 2011

Craig Williams could be the first jockey to win the Caulfield Cup, Cox Plate and Melbourne Cup in the same year

Piping hot jockey Craig Williams could become the first jockey in history to win the Melbourne Racing Spring Carnival Group 1 triple crown in the same year if he wins Tuesday week’s $6 Group …

English Stayers Jukebox Jury & Fox Hunt En Route To Melbourne Cup

English Stayers Jukebox Jury & Fox Hunt En Route To Melbourne Cup

20 Sep, 2011

English stayer Fox Hunt has taken his first steps towards a Melbourne Cup start this November after winning the Group 3 German St Leger in Europe last weekend for trainer Mark Johnston.

Johnson said that while the race field wasn’t a strong one, Fox Hunt was just there to pass the first conditions of gaining …