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Mullins Eyeing Melbourne Cup With Simenon

Mullins Eyeing Melbourne Cup With Simenon

11 Jun, 2015

Trainer Willie Mullins has revealed that he is hoping to bring Irish stayer Simenon back to Australia for a second tilt at the 2015 Melbourne Cup at Flemington in November.

Simenon could return to Australia for another tilt at the Melbourne Cup during the 2015 Spring Racing Carnival. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Simenon …

Hayes & Dabernig Acquire Dibayani

Hayes & Dabernig Acquire Dibayani

12 Jan, 2015

Group 1 placegetter Dibayani will arrive in Australia at the end of the month and is set to join the Euroa-based stable of David Hayes and Tom Dabernig.

David Hayes said that he is delighted to acquire Hong Kong-based Group 1 placegetter Dibayani. Photo by: Taron Clarke

Dibayani made his racing debut under the care …

Carpenter Expecting Open Race Ahead Of Melbourne Cup Nominations Release

Carpenter Expecting Open Race Ahead Of Melbourne Cup Nominations Release

2 Sep, 2014

The 2014 Melbourne Cup nominations will be released at Flemington this afternoon and Racing Victoria Chief Handicapper Greg Carpenter has declared that he is expecting this year’s edition of ‘the race that stops a nation’ to be an extremely open affair.

Greg Carpenter is expecting the 2014 Melbourne Cup, won in 2013 by Fiorente, to …

Melbourne Cup hopeful Brown Panther heads back to Goodwood

Melbourne Cup hopeful Brown Panther heads back to Goodwood

15 Jul, 2014

Melbourne Cup hopeful Brown Panther will return to Goodwood at the end of July in search of back to back victories in the Group 2 £100,000 Artemis Goodwood Cup (2 miles).

Brown Panther is likely to contest the 2014 Melbourne Cup. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Brown Panther finished second to French galloper Terrubi …

Brown Panther Still A Chance For Melbourne Cup After Gold Cup Defeat

Brown Panther Still A Chance For Melbourne Cup After Gold Cup Defeat

20 Jun, 2014

Brown Panther remains a chance of contesting the 2014 Melbourne Cup after he finished a brave fourth behind Leading Light in the Group 1 Gold Cup (4000m) at the 2014 Royal Ascot meeting this morning.

Brown Panther could return to Australia for another tilt at the Melbourne Cup during the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival. Photo …

Waterhouse Confident Excess Knowledge Can Record Maiden Australian Win

Waterhouse Confident Excess Knowledge Can Record Maiden Australian Win

13 Jun, 2014

Trainer Gai Waterhouse is very confident that imported stayer Excess Knowledge can record his maiden race win in Australia when he contests the Freshmark Handicap (2000m) at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday.

Excess Knowledge finished second behind Eigelstein in his Australian racing debut in the Hyland Race Colours Handicap at Royal Randwick last month. Photo by: …