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2016 Caulfield Cup fancy Order Of St George will struggle with 58kg

2016 Caulfield Cup fancy Order Of St George will struggle with 58kg

31 Aug, 2016

History says that equal top weight Order Of St George will struggle under the 58kg he was allocated in the Group 1 $3m BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) at Caulfield on October 15.

The United States, above, is one of the favourites for the Caulfield Cup. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Prominent owner Lloyd Williams who …

Max Dynamite struggling to regain Melbourne Cup form

Max Dynamite struggling to regain Melbourne Cup form

28 Jul, 2016

Last year’s Melbourne Cup runner up Max Dynamite is struggling to regain the form that saw him run second to Prince Of Penzance last November at Flemington.

Max Dynamite, above running second to Prince Of Penzance in the 2015 Melbourne Cup, will run next in the Lonsdale Cup at York. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.…

Commissioned to enhance Melbourne Cup chances in Goodwood Cup

Commissioned to enhance Melbourne Cup chances in Goodwood Cup

12 Jul, 2016

Irish stayer Commissioned can enhance his chances for the 2016 Melbourne Cup when he runs in the Group 2 £300,000 QATAR Goodwood Cup (2 miles) at Goodwood in England on July 28.

Prince Of Penzance, green cap, and Max Dynamite, white cap, finish one two in the 2015 Melbourne Cup at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate …

Commissioned heading to Melbourne Cup after Royal Ascot win

Commissioned heading to Melbourne Cup after Royal Ascot win

21 Jun, 2016

Former hurdler Commissioned will be set for the Group 1 $6m Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on November 1 after scoring a decisive win over the Royal  Ascot Carnival.

2012 Melbourne Cup winning jockey Brett Prebble holds onto the Melbourne Cup that English stayer Commissioned will be chasing. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Trainer …

Order Of St George Melbourne Cup favourite after Gold Cup win

Order Of St George Melbourne Cup favourite after Gold Cup win

17 Jun, 2016

English stayer Order Of St George has been elevated to the top of the Melbourne Cup market order after scoring a sensation win in the Group 1 £400,000 Gold Cup In Honour Of The Queen’s 90th Birthday (2 mile 4 furlong) at Royal Ascot in England yesterday.

Ryan Moore, above, rode Order Of St George …

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 …

Another Melbourne Cup On The Agenda For Max Dynamite

Another Melbourne Cup On The Agenda For Max Dynamite

14 Jan, 2016

Trainer Willie Mullins has confirmed that he is keen to bring 2015 Melbourne Cup runner-up Max Dynamite back to the Australia for another tilt at ‘the race that stops a nation’.

Max Dynamite finished second behind Prince Of Penzance in the 2015 edition of the Melbourne Cup. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Max Dynamite has …

Geelong Cup an option for Caulfield Cup emergency Quest For More

Geelong Cup an option for Caulfield Cup emergency Quest For More

14 Oct, 2015

Caulfield Cup first emergency Quest For More has the option of going to the Group 3 $300,000 Geelong Cup (2400m) at Geelong on October 21 if he doesn’t gain a start on Saturday.

Tommy Berry has been booked to ride Quest For More in the Caulfield Cup at Caulfield. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.…

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 …

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 …