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Mosse Ousted After Questionable Americain Ride

Mosse Ousted After Questionable Americain Ride

10 Apr, 2012

The owners of Americain were left seething after an abysmal ride from French jockey Gerald Mosse in The BMW at Rosehill last Saturday.

Gerald Mosse and Americain during better times, winning the Melbourne Cup in 2010 - photo (c) Taron Clarke

Mosse was flown in specifically to ride Americain in the $2.25 million The BMW …

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 To Bypass Hong Kong Vase

Americain To Bypass Hong Kong Vase

14 Nov, 2011

Americain will not go to the Hong Kong Vase

Americain will not continue on to the Hong Kong Vase to try and improve on the third placing he achieved in the event last year.

Following his 2010 Melbourne Cup victory Americain travelled to Sha Tin and put in a solid performance to come home third …

Americain’s new trainer announced Monday

Americain’s new trainer announced Monday

13 Nov, 2011

The new trainer of Americain will announce tomorrow.

Three trainers are at the top of the list – David Hayes, Anthony Freedman and Darren Weir.

Each of these trainers are favoured above others as they have rural properties which the owners believe is the best environment for galloper formerly trained in France by Alain de …

Americain just the best in 2011 Zipping Classic

Americain just the best in 2011 Zipping Classic

12 Nov, 2011

Americain wins the Zipping Classic at Sandown

No firm plans have been made about the future of star stayer Americain who toyed with a small field to win the 2011 Group 2 Zipping Classic (2400m) at Sandown Hillside today.

Part owner Kevin Bamford said he will sit down with fellow owner Gerry Ryan and nut …

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.…