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2016 Melbourne Cup Form: Heartbreak City Primed for Success

2016 Melbourne Cup Form: Heartbreak City Primed for Success

30 Oct, 2016

Trainer Tony Martin believes that classy stayer Heartbreak City will be perfectly-suited to the conditions at Flemington on Tuesday, when he lines up for the 2016 Melbourne Cup (3200m).

Hong Kong-based hoop Joao Moreira will ride Heartbreak City in the 2016 Melbourne Cup. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell

Heartbreak City is yet to make an appearance on …

Prince Cheri A Chance For Ranvet Stakes And The BMW

Prince Cheri A Chance For Ranvet Stakes And The BMW

6 Mar, 2014

Trainer David Vandyke has revealed that imported stayer Prince Cheri will be set for the Group 1 Ranvet Stakes (2000m) at Rosehill Gardens on March 22 and the Group 1 The BMW (2400m) at the same venue on April 5, if he performs well in the Group 1 Chipping Norton Stakes (1600m) at Warwick Farm …

Vandyke Full Of Confidence Heading Into The Metropolitan

Vandyke Full Of Confidence Heading Into The Metropolitan

2 Oct, 2013

Trainer David Vandyke is confident that progressive stayer Prince Cheri can give him a long-awaited Group 1 victory in The Metropolitan (2400m) at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Prince Cheri will make his debut at Group 1 level in The Metropolitan at Royal Randwick on Saturday. Photo by: Steve Hart

Prince Cheri was backed into favouritism …

Prince Cheri To Face Acid Test In Kingston Town Stakes

Prince Cheri To Face Acid Test In Kingston Town Stakes

11 Sep, 2013

Trainer David Vandyke believes that progressive stayer Prince Cheri will face his acid test when he steps up in class and distance to contest the Group 3 Kingston Town Stakes (2000m) at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday.

Prince Cheri will make his debut at Group 3 level in the Kingston Town Stakes at Rosehill Gardens on …

Prince Cheri Caulfield Cup Plans Suffer A Setback

Prince Cheri Caulfield Cup Plans Suffer A Setback

28 Aug, 2013

The chances of progressive stayer Prince Cheri qualifying for the 2013 Caulfield Cup (2400m) have suffered  a setback after the imported entire failed to gain a run in either the Listed Premier’s Cup (1800m) at Rosehill Gardens or the Listed Slickpix Stakes (1700m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Trainer David Vandyke is hoping that Prince Cheri …

Vandyke Has High Hopes For Prince Cheri

Vandyke Has High Hopes For Prince Cheri

1 Aug, 2013

David Vandyke-trained Prince Cheri has only had one start in Australia but the leading trainer believes the lightly-raced stayer has the potential to develop into a 2013 Spring Racing Carnival contender.

Prince Cheri had two starts in France before being imported to Australia and impressed on his debut for his new stable with a fast-finishing …

Vandyke Has Grand Ambitions For Prince Cheri

Vandyke Has Grand Ambitions For Prince Cheri

16 Jul, 2013

Sydney trainer David Vandyke admits that he doesn’t know much about European import Prince Cheri but that hasn’t stopped him naming the Caulfield Cup (2400m) and Melbourne Cup (3200m) as potential Spring Racing Carnival targets for the rising five-year-old.

Prince Cheri joined Vandyke’s stable earlier this year, after being under the care of Melbourne Cup …

European Stayers Set To Miss 2012 Melbourne Cup

European Stayers Set To Miss 2012 Melbourne Cup

3 Nov, 2012

A host of fancied European stayers will miss the 2012 Melbourne Cup when the final field is announced this afternoon.

Luca Cumani-trained duo Ibicenco and Gatewood both attempted to qualify for the final field by winning the Lexus Stakes (2500m) at Flemington today but finished fourth and sixth respectively.

Gatewood will miss out on a …