News About: Johnny Murtagh

Melbourne Cup Betting Steers Away from Protectionist

Melbourne Cup Betting Steers Away from Protectionist

4 Nov, 2014

Cutting in drastically following a credible run for fourth in Australian racing debut in the Group 2 Herbert Power Stakes (2400m) on October 11th, attention in 2014 Melbourne Cup betting markets has eased for classy German raider Protectionist as punters have set their sights on Johnny Murtagh’s Mutual Regard.

Protectionist remains on the …

Melbourne Cup 2014: Royal Diamond to Press Forward

Melbourne Cup 2014: Royal Diamond to Press Forward

4 Nov, 2014

Returning to racing in typically competitive form through 2014 so far, jockey Steven Arnold is thrilled to have secured the ride on classy international raider Royal Diamond in today’s Melbourne Cup 2014 and has revealed he is likely to lead the nine-year-old towards the fore of the pack from jump.

Jockey Steven Arnold is thrilled …

2014 Melbourne Cup Race Time

2014 Melbourne Cup Race Time

3 Nov, 2014

The countdown to 2014 Melbourne Cup Race Time is well and truly on and there are countless people in Australia as well as right around the world that are eagerly awaiting the 154th edition of ‘the race that stops a nation’.

Caulfield Cup winner Admire Rakti is rated the horse to beat in the …

Royal Diamond’s Melbourne Cup Odds No Concern For Murtagh

Royal Diamond’s Melbourne Cup Odds No Concern For Murtagh

3 Nov, 2014

Royal Diamond is currently available at the lengthy 2014 Melbourne Cup odds of $81 and he was unwanted at the Call Of The Card this afternoon, but trainer Johnny Murtagh remains confident that the tough stayer can be more than competitive at Flemington tomorrow.

Steven Arnold is excited to partner Royal Diamond in the 2014 …

Oliver Happy To Be On Mutual Regard In Melbourne Cup 2014

Oliver Happy To Be On Mutual Regard In Melbourne Cup 2014

2 Nov, 2014

Damien Oliver has been booked to ride Mutual Regard in the 2014 Melbourne Cup and the leading hoop believes that the talented stayer is a genuine chance in the Group 1 event at Flemington on Tuesday.

Damien Oliver is hoping he can get his hands on a fourth Melbourne Cup when he partners Mutual Regard …

Royal Diamond To Run Better Than Melbourne Cup Odds Suggest

Royal Diamond To Run Better Than Melbourne Cup Odds Suggest

2 Nov, 2014

Royal Diamond is currently available at 2014 Melbourne Cup odds of $51, but trainer Johnny Murtagh is confident that the tough stayer will perform better than his quote suggests in the $6 million event at Flemington on Tuesday.

Steven Arnold will partner Royal Diamond in the 2014 Melbourne Cup at Flemington on Tuesday. Photo by: …

Murtagh hoping Oliver’s luck continues for the Melbourne Cup

Murtagh hoping Oliver’s luck continues for the Melbourne Cup

1 Nov, 2014

Irish trainer Johnny Murtagh is hoping that Damien Oliver’s good luck will continue when he rides Mutual Regard in the Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on Tuesday.

Damien Oliver was one of the stars at Flemington winning the Victoria Derby on Preferment, above. Oliver will ride Mutual Regard in the Melbourne …

Royal Diamond A Forgotten Horse In Melbourne Cup Field

Royal Diamond A Forgotten Horse In Melbourne Cup Field

30 Oct, 2014

Royal Diamond has been a forgotten horse in the 2014 Melbourne Cup field, but trainer Johnny Murtagh is confident that the veteran stayer will run a big race in the Group 1 event at Flemington next Tuesday.

Steven Arnold has been booked to ride Royal Diamond in the 2014 Melbourne Cup. Photo by: Race Horse …

Au Revoir Without Melbourne Cup Jockey

Au Revoir Without Melbourne Cup Jockey

28 Oct, 2014

Au Revoir is now guaranteed a start in the 2014 Melbourne Cup, but co-owner Terry Henderson has revealed that OTI Racing will wait until Saturday afternoon before deciding on who will ride the imported stayer in the Group 1 event at Flemington next Tuesday.

Au Revoir finished third behind Prince Of Penzance in the 2014 …

No Melbourne Cup Lead-Up Run For Mutual Regard

No Melbourne Cup Lead-Up Run For Mutual Regard

7 Oct, 2014

Trainer Johnny Murtagh has revealed that Mutual Regard will go into the 2014 Melbourne Cup at Flemington on November 4 without a lead-up run in Australia.

Mutual Regard will not have a run in Australia before he contests the 2014 Melbourne Cup. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Mutual Regard has not been seen at …