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Melbourne Cup Tips 2016: Wicklow Brave The Pick Of The Internationals

Melbourne Cup Tips 2016: Wicklow Brave The Pick Of The Internationals

1 Nov, 2016

Wicklow Brave is on top of the 2016 Melbourne Cup tips of Racing Victoria International Scout Leigh Jordan and he believes that the Irish St Leger winner is the pick of the international horses in the Group 1 event at Flemington this afternoon.

Wicklow Brave has been one of the best-backed runners in 2016 Melbourne …

2013 Melbourne Cup: Dream Come True For Dascombe

2013 Melbourne Cup: Dream Come True For Dascombe

2 Nov, 2013

Tom Dascombe, the trainer of leading 2013 Melbourne Cup contender Brown Panther, has revealed that it is a dream come true to have a runner in the $6 million Group 1 event at Flemington next Tuesday.

Trainer Tom Dascombe is happy with the condition of Brown Panther heading into the 2013 Melbourne Cup. Photo by: …

Rocket Man Pulls Out Of Black Caviar Match Race

Rocket Man Pulls Out Of Black Caviar Match Race

1 Aug, 2011

Black Caviar (pictured) will no longer face Rocket Man in the Patinack Farm Classic

Singapore sprint champion Rocket Man will bypass his sceduled Patinack Farm Classic run after it was established he would have to spend too much time in quarantine.

The long-awaited clash between super mare Black Caviar and Rocket Man is now off …

O’Brien Plans Cox Plate Raid With European Runners

O’Brien Plans Cox Plate Raid With European Runners

14 Jul, 2011

Coolmore Stud’s Aiden O’Brien has decided to return to Australia with a small team of horses to tackle some of the spring’s most prestigious races.

O’Brien, who failed badly with his three Melbourne Cup runners in 2008, is out to set the record straight with a handful of his stable stars.

The trainer’s main aim …

Racing Victoria Assured Of First International Melbourne Cup Runner

Racing Victoria Assured Of First International Melbourne Cup Runner

24 May, 2011

South Africa’s Gitano Hernando is being aimed at this year’s Melbourne Cup after winning the $2.27 million Singapore Cup last Sunday.

Racing Victoria’s international recruitment officer Leigh Jordan was in Singapore for the race and is in discussions with Gitano Hernando’s trainer, Herman Brown, to bring the horse over for the $6 million race.

Mr …