News About: Jukebox Jury

Jury out on extent of Jukebox’s injuries

Jury out on extent of Jukebox’s injuries

30 Nov, 2011

UK galloper Jukebox Jury is still in Australia recovering from a hairline fracture to his near-fore cannon bone received in last month’s Melbourne Cup.

The Mark Johnston-trained grey finished 20th in the Cup won by Dunaden and never posed a serious threat.

Jukebox Jury was ranked the highest of the international visitors going into …

Americain Could Become A Fulltime Aussie

Americain Could Become A Fulltime Aussie

2 Nov, 2011

The owners of Americain could cause a shock and elect to keep the 2010 Melbourne Cup champion racing in Australia.

The word around at the moment is that Americain will not return back to France and will instead stay on our shores in preparation for an autumn campaign in Sydney and Melbourne.

Should he keep …

Niwot 2011 Melbourne Cup betting shortener

Niwot 2011 Melbourne Cup betting shortener

31 Oct, 2011

Niwot has been backed from $101 to $10 with most bookmakers to win the 2011 Group 1 $6m Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington tomorrow.

The Hawkes team trained galloper was bet around Australia today tightening up from $13 to $10 with most organisations.

Before he qualified in the Melbourne Cup by winning Saturday’s Lexus Stakes …

Ghosts of the past fear Johnston

Ghosts of the past fear Johnston

31 Oct, 2011

UK trainer Mark Johnston is hoping jockey Neil Callan has watched the numerous tapes of the Melbourne Cup before he rides Jukebox Jury in the big race tomorrow.

Johnston knows more than anyone that tomorrow’s $6 Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) is not like a staying race in England.

The quick start, slow middle and …

Double the fun for Cup connections

Double the fun for Cup connections

30 Oct, 2011

Defending Melbourne Cup champion Americain

The 2010 Melbourne Cup winning connections of Americainwon’t know which horse to watch in Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup.

Gerry Ryan, Kevin and Colleen Bamford will this year have two horses trying to win Australia’s greatest race.

The friends will have double the fun after purchasing 50% of UK galloper Jukebox Jury …

Melbourne Cup barrier draw makes little difference to betting

Melbourne Cup barrier draw makes little difference to betting

29 Oct, 2011

Americain has drawn barrier 15 for the Melbourne Cup

Owner Kevin Bamford couldn’t quite work out if Tuesday’s Group 1 $6m Melbourne Cup (3200m) favourite Americain had drawn well or not after the official ceremony was held this evening.

Amercian drew barrier 15, four barriers wider than when he won the Melbourne Cup in 2010.…

The Melbourne Cup final field

The Melbourne Cup final field

29 Oct, 2011

Defending champ Americian tops the final field for the Melbourne Cup

The final field of 24 horses has been announced for the Group 1 Melbourne Cup.

2011 Emirates Melbourne Cup Field – Final Acceptances

# Horse Trainer Weight
1 AMERICAIN (USA) (15) Alain de Royer Dupre G Mosse 58kg
2 JUKEBOX JURY (IRE) (6) Mark …

Bamford Packs Imposing Melbourne Cup Double

Bamford Packs Imposing Melbourne Cup Double

27 Oct, 2011

Defending Melbourne Cup champion Americain

Colleen Bamford is in an envious position going into the 2011 Melbourne Cup, she’s the part owner of both defending champion Americain and the well fancied Jukebox Jury.

It’s a dream for many to have one runner in the Melbourne Cup, let alone two winning chances, especially when she’s already …

Fox On The Hunt For Melbourne Cup Glory

Fox On The Hunt For Melbourne Cup Glory

27 Oct, 2011

While Mark Johnston’s Jukebox Jury is amongst the favourites for this year’s $6.2 million Melbourne Cup, the trainer is asking the public not to discount his other runner Fox Hunt.

Fox Hunt won his last start in the Group 3 Deutsches St. Leger last month and currently sits safely at number 15 on the Cup’s …

Jukebox Continues To Earn Support Of The Jury

Jukebox Continues To Earn Support Of The Jury

24 Oct, 2011

He’s a horse that hasn’t had a single Australian start before going into the 2011 Melbourne Cup but that hasn’t stopped Jukebox Jury from continuing to firm in the betting markets.

The work is being done form him as rivals he’s previously vanquished win races making him look like an increasingly solid prospect.

The latest …