News About: King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Dartmouth is still in contention for the Melbourne Cup

Dartmouth is still in contention for the Melbourne Cup

25 Jul, 2016

English stayer Dartmouth is still in contention for the Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington in November even though the four year old was beaten at Ascot on the weekend.

Dartmoth finished 3rd to Highland Reel, above, in the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Ultimate Racing …

Dartmouth on trial for Melbourne Cup

Dartmouth on trial for Melbourne Cup

22 Jul, 2016

A Melbourne Cup campaign could be on the cards for English stayer Dartmouth if he can keep his winning momentum going in the Group 1 £1.15m King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes (1 mile 4 furlongs) at Ascot on July 23.

The Aidan O’Brien trained Adelaide, above, was the winner of the 2014 Cox …

Snow Sky Straight Into Melbourne Cup

Snow Sky Straight Into Melbourne Cup

3 Sep, 2015

Connections have confirmed that Snow Sky is set to go into the 2015 Melbourne Cup at Flemington on November 3 without another lead-up run.

Snow Sky beat Melbourne Cup contender Hartnell (pictured) when the duo raced in the Derby Trial last year. Photo by: Steve Hart

Snow Sky was included in the nominations for the …

Melbourne Cup Back In The Mix For Snow Sky

Melbourne Cup Back In The Mix For Snow Sky

27 Jul, 2015

A trip to Australia for the 2015 Melbourne Cup is back on the agenda for Snow Sky after he failed to fire in the Group 1 King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2414m) at Ascot on Saturday.

Snow Sky has form around 2013 Melbourne Cup runner Brown Panther. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia…