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Irish St Leger winner Wicklow Brave earns chance in Melbourne Cup

Irish St Leger winner Wicklow Brave earns chance in Melbourne Cup

12 Sep, 2016

Irish stayer Wicklow Brave has jump to the top of the Melbourne Cup market order after leading all of the way to win the Group 1 €300,000 Palmerstown House Estate Irish St Leger (2816m) at the Curragh in Ireland on the weekend.

Irish trainer Willie Mullins is keen for Wicklow Brave to run in the …

Hawkbill the best of Godolphin’s 3 in Tercentenary Stakes

Hawkbill the best of Godolphin’s 3 in Tercentenary Stakes

16 Jun, 2016

Three year old Hawkbill is the best of Godolphin’s three runners in the Group 3 £90,000 Tercentenary Stakes (1 mile, 2 furlongs) at Royal Ascot in England today.

Hawkbill will carry the royal blue colours of Godolphin in the Tercentenary Stakes at Royal Ascot. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Trainer Charlie Appleby will saddle …

Soft ground to test Order Of St George in Gold Cup

Soft ground to test Order Of St George in Gold Cup

16 Jun, 2016

Champion Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien has some concerns about his star galloper Order Of St George handling the soft ground in the Group 1 £400,000 Gold Cup (2 mile 4 furlong) at Royal Ascot today.

Top English jockey Ryan Moore, above, will ride Order Of St George in the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot. Photo …

Willie Mullins dreams of winning Melbourne Cup with Max Dynamite

Willie Mullins dreams of winning Melbourne Cup with Max Dynamite

1 Nov, 2015

Super Irish trainer Willie Mullins dreams of winning the Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on Tuesday with his tough stayer Max Dynamite.

Irish trainer Willie Mullins is keen on the chances of Max Dynamite in the Melbourne Cup at Flemington on Tuesday. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Mullins is quite content …

Max Dynamite To Contest 2015 Melbourne Cup

Max Dynamite To Contest 2015 Melbourne Cup

25 Aug, 2015

Trainer Willie Mullins has confirmed that Max Dynamite will be sent to Australia for the 2015 Melbourne Cup after he recorded a dominant victory in the Group 2 Lonsdale Cup (3299m) at York on August 21.

Max Dynamite is set to be the first Melbourne Cup runner for Willie Mullins since Simenon (pictured) finished fourth …

Criterion Still On Cox Plate Path After Tough Juddmonte International Run

Criterion Still On Cox Plate Path After Tough Juddmonte International Run

20 Aug, 2015

Criterion will return to Australia for the 2015 Cox Plate after he finished an unlucky sixth in the Group 1 Juddmonte International Stakes (2012m) at York overnight.

Criterion will return to Australia for the 2015 Caulfield Stakes and the 2015 Cox Plate. Photo by: Steve Hart

Jockey William Buick was able to settle Criterion in …

Williams Hoping To Take Up Forward Melbourne Cup Field Position

Williams Hoping To Take Up Forward Melbourne Cup Field Position

29 Oct, 2014

Leading jockey Craig Williams has revealed that he would like to see Cavalryman take up a forward position in the 2014 Melbourne Cup field at Flemington next Tuesday.

Craig Williams will be chasing his maiden Melbourne Cup victory when he partners Cavalryman at Flemington next Tuesday. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Cavalryman was settled …

Another Melbourne Cup On The Agenda For Cavalryman

Another Melbourne Cup On The Agenda For Cavalryman

11 Jul, 2014

Godolpin are eyeing a tilt at the 2014 Melbourne Cup with Cavalryman after he talented stayer scored an impressive win over a quality field in the Group 2 Princess Of Wales’s Stakes (2414m) at Newmarket last night.

Cavalryman finished 12th behind Green Moon in the 2012 edition of the Melbourne Cup. Photo by: Race Horse …

Dettori to face drug charges in France

Dettori to face drug charges in France

14 Nov, 2012

High profile international jockey Frankie Dettori is facing disciplinary action after testing positive to a banned substance at Longchamp, France in September.

Dettori had four mounts at the Longchamp meeting on September 16 in a lead up to the Group 1 €4m QATAR Prix De L’Arc De Triomphe (1 mile 4 furlongs) at Longchamp on …

Red Cadeaux faces huge task from barrier 18 in 2012 Melbourne Cup

Red Cadeaux faces huge task from barrier 18 in 2012 Melbourne Cup

3 Nov, 2012

Jockey Michael Rodd has set himself and Red Cadeaux a huge task to reverse last year’s Melbourne Cup result when the jockey selected barrier eighteen for the 2012 Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on Tuesday.

Rodd was beaten last year by the shortest margin ever in the Melbourne Cup when Red …