News About: Galileo’s Choice

No Melbourne Cup For Forgotten Rules

No Melbourne Cup For Forgotten Rules

8 Jul, 2015

Leading Irish trainer Dermot Weld has revealed that he is highly unlikely to send Forgotten Rules to Australia for the 2015 Melbourne Cup.

Dermot Weld has not had a Melbourne Cup runner since Galileo’s Choice finished 20th behind Green Moon in 2012. Photo by: Steve Hart

Forgotten Rules stamped himself as one of the most …

Weld Pays Tribute To Vintage Crop

Weld Pays Tribute To Vintage Crop

15 Jul, 2014

Leading Irish trainer Dermot Weld has paid tribute to the recently deceased Vintage Crop and named the 1993 Melbourne Cup winner as a true pioneer of ‘the race that stops a nation’.

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

Macedon Lodge Imports To Make Australian Debut

Macedon Lodge Imports To Make Australian Debut

23 Aug, 2013

Macedon Lodge imports Thought Worthy and Massiyn will make their Australian racing debuts in the SAJ Catercare Group Handicap (1500m) at Moonee Valley tomorrow.

Thought Worthy (pictured with Green Moon) and Massiyn will get their first taste of Australian racing at Moonee Valley tomorrow. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Thought Worthy and Massiyn both …

Melbourne Cup Tips

Melbourne Cup Tips

6 Nov, 2012

The $6 million Melbourne Cup is now in its final countdown but it is not too late to find a winner.

To help you decide your winning selections we have compiled the best tips from the team of horseracing.com.au journalists who have spent hours analysing race replays and the form.

Mark Mazzaglia – Lights Of …

Carpenter Believes 2012 Melbourne Cup Field Will Be One Of The Strongest Ever

Carpenter Believes 2012 Melbourne Cup Field Will Be One Of The Strongest Ever

3 Nov, 2012

Racing Victoria chief handicapper Greg Carpenter revealed today that he believes the 2012 Melbourne Cup will have one of the strongest fields in the history of the race.

The final field will be finalised at 4.30pm this afternoon and Carpenter believes the quality of the horses that won’t make the field is a testament to …

Weighty Melbourne Cup Challenge for French Pair

Weighty Melbourne Cup Challenge for French Pair

18 Sep, 2012

French Melbourne Cup winners Americain and Dunaden will both be out to etch their names into history in Australia’s biggest race after receiving equal topweight of 58kg this morning.

Melbourne Cup winners Dunaden (pictured) and Americain will each have to carry 58kg if they run in this year's Cup. Photo by: Taron Clarke

It came …

Melbourne Cup Not A Choice For Weld’s Galileo

Melbourne Cup Not A Choice For Weld’s Galileo

7 Sep, 2011

Irish trainer Dermot Weld has criticised the race conditions of Australia’s Melbourne Cup after his impressive five-year-old Galileo’s Choice was ruled ineligible to compete in the $6 million race.

Galileo’s Choice has won three races in the past five weeks, including a Group 3 Kilternan Stakes at Leopardstown over 2,000 metres last Saturday, as well …