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Fame Game On Top Of Newitt’s Melbourne Cup Tips

Fame Game On Top Of Newitt’s Melbourne Cup Tips

1 Nov, 2015

Craig Newitt has been booked to ride Sertorius in the 2015 Melbourne Cup, but he believes it will be Fame Game that proves the hardest to beat in ‘the race that stops a nation’ at Flemington on Tuesday.

Craig Newitt has been booked to ride Sertroius in the 2015 Melbourne Cup. Photo by: Race Horse …

Sydney Cup An Option For Show The World

Sydney Cup An Option For Show The World

3 Feb, 2015

Trainer Murray Baker has confirmed that promising stayer Show The World could return to Australia for the 2015 Sydney Cup if he performs well in the Group 1 Auckland Cup (3200m) at Ellerslie on March 4.

Show The World finished well behind Criterion (pictured) in the 2014 edition of the Rosehill Guineas. Photo by: Steve …

Willing Foe Pick Of Godolphin Melbourne Cup Duo

Willing Foe Pick Of Godolphin Melbourne Cup Duo

1 Nov, 2014

The 2014 Melbourne Cup will feature two Godolphin runners and punters believe that Willing Foe has the edge over his stablemate Cavalryman heading into the Group 1 event at Flemington next Tuesday.

James McDonald has been booked to ride Willing Foe in the 2014 Melbourne Cup. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Willing Foe has …

Maiden Group 1 Win On Offer For Mount Athos In Hong Kong Vase

Maiden Group 1 Win On Offer For Mount Athos In Hong Kong Vase

2 Dec, 2013

World class stayer Mount Athos will have the opportunity to record his maiden Group 1 victory when he contests the Hong Kong Vase (2400m) at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Mount Athos impressed onlookers with a strong piece of trackwork at Sha Tin on Saturday. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Mount Athos has stamped himself …

2013 Melbourne Cup Betting Move Continues For Mount Athos

2013 Melbourne Cup Betting Move Continues For Mount Athos

30 Oct, 2013

2013 Melbourne Cup betting support has come for a number of European-trained runners since the second acceptances were released earlier this week and one of the best-backed runners has been Luca Cumani-trained Mount Athos. 

Mount Athos wil be having his second tilt at the Melbourne Cup after finishing fifth behind Green Moon in last year's …

Melbourne Cup Odds Crazy For Dunaden According To Rival Trainer

Melbourne Cup Odds Crazy For Dunaden According To Rival Trainer

29 Oct, 2013

Luca Cumani has described the 2013 Melbourne Cup odds for Dunaden as crazy and rates the two-time Australian Group 1 winner as one of the biggest dangers to Mount Athos at Flemington next Tuesday.

Luca Cumani is happy with the progress of Mount Athos heading into the Melbourne Cup at Flemington next Tuesday. Photo by: …

Cumani Happy With Mount Athos Ahead Of Melbourne Cup Tilt

Cumani Happy With Mount Athos Ahead Of Melbourne Cup Tilt

19 Sep, 2013

Leading European trainer Luca Cumani has blamed two poor rides for the inconsistent form of Mount Athos this season and believes the six-year-old is in excellent condition ahead of his trip to Australia for the 2013 Melbourne Cup (3200m).

Luca Cumani is confident that Mount Athos is on track to run well in the 2013 …

Jukebox Jury Leads Melbourne Cup First Declarations

Jukebox Jury Leads Melbourne Cup First Declarations

4 Oct, 2011

Last month’s Irish St Leger winner Jukebox Jury has been given the number one ballot for the Melbourne Cup ahead of last year’s winner Americain according to the first declarations that were released this afternoon.

The five-year-old has now won three of four races this campaign and is currently in quarantine at Newmarket in England.…

The Verminator Cops 2kg Melbourne Cup Penalty

The Verminator Cops 2kg Melbourne Cup Penalty

3 Oct, 2011

The Verminator has received a 2kg penalty for the Melbourne Cup and Caulfield Cup after winning The Metropolitan

After his devastating win in The Metropolitan at Randwick on the weekend The Verminator has copped a 2kg penalty for both the Caulfield Cup and the Melbourne Cup.

It is consistent with the penalty given to the …

Hoof Infection Places Descarado’s Cox Plate In Doubt

Hoof Infection Places Descarado’s Cox Plate In Doubt

30 Aug, 2011

Descarado has developed a hoof infection

Last year’s Caulfield Cup winner Descarado has suffered an unexpected setback to his upcoming spring carnival campaign after developing an infection in one of his hoofs.

The five-year-old gelding had been on track to resume in the Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes at Moonee Valley on September 10 after …