News About: Leigh Jordon

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 …

Caulfield Cup 2015: Snow Sky The Pick Of The Internationals

Caulfield Cup 2015: Snow Sky The Pick Of The Internationals

13 Oct, 2015

There will be five international runners in the 2015 Caulfield Cup field and Racing Victoria International Recruitment Officer Leigh Jordon believes that Snow Sky may be the pick of the bunch in the Group 1 event at Caulfield on Saturday.

Damien Oliver has been booked to ride Snow Sky in the 2015 Caulfield Cup. Photo …

Aidan O’Brien To Send Five Horses For Melbourne Cup & Cox Plate

Aidan O’Brien To Send Five Horses For Melbourne Cup & Cox Plate

23 Sep, 2015

Racing Victoria International Racing scout Leigh Jordon has confirmed that leading Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien has entered five horses into quarantine at Ballydoyle and they will make the trip to Australia for the 2015 Spring Racing Carnival.

Aidan O’Brien won the 2014 Cox Plate with Adelaide and he is set to have runners in the …

Japanese Melbourne Cup Contenders Arrive In Australia

Japanese Melbourne Cup Contenders Arrive In Australia

21 Sep, 2015

Japanese 2015 Melbourne Cup contenders Fame Game and Hokko Brave arrived in Australia on Saturday night and have both settled into their new environment at the Werribee Quarantine Centre without any issues.

Zac Purton (pictured winning the Caulfield Cup on Admire Rakti) has been booked to ride Fame Game in the 2015 Melbourne Cup. Photo …

Highland Reel Issued Cox Plate Invitation

Highland Reel Issued Cox Plate Invitation

18 Aug, 2015

Racing Victoria International Recruitment Officer Leigh Jordon has confirmed that the Moonee Valley Racing Club have issued Highland Reel an invitation to contest the 2015 Cox Plate at Moonee Valley on October 24.

Highland Reel could replicate the feat of former stablemate Adelaide in the 2015 Cox Plate. Photo by: Sarah Ebbett

Highland Reel was …

Hokko Brave & Fame Game Set For Melbourne Cup

Hokko Brave & Fame Game Set For Melbourne Cup

28 Jul, 2015

Racing Victoria International Recruitment Officer Leigh Jordon has confirmed that Japanese stayers Hokko Brave and Fame Game are both set to make the trip to Australia for the 2015 Melbourne Cup at Flemington on November 3.

Admire Rakti delivered Japan their first ever Caulfield Cup win in the 2014 edition of the race. Photo by: …

Krisflyer winner Aerovelocity in line for Global Sprint Challenge Bonus

Krisflyer winner Aerovelocity in line for Global Sprint Challenge Bonus

19 May, 2015

Hong Kong speedster Aerovelocity is in line to collect the US$1m Global Sprint Challenge Bonus after winning the Group 1 SGD$1m Krisflyer International Sprint (1200m) at Kranji in Singapore on Sunday.

Aerovelocity, above, pink cap, green sleeves, winning at Sha Tin in December 2013. The Hong King Sprinter took out the Krisflyer Internaitonal Sprint at …

Melbourne Cup On The Agenda For Snow Sky

Melbourne Cup On The Agenda For Snow Sky

19 May, 2015

Trainer Sir Michael Stoute has confirmed that the 2015 Melbourne Cup is on the agenda for talented stayer Snow Sky after he recorded a tough win in the Group 2 Yorkshire Cup (2816m) at York on the weekend.

Snow Sky beat Brown Panther (pictured) to take out the 2015 Yorkshire Cup. Photo by: Race Horse …

Jordon Delighted With International Interest For Cox Plate And Caulfield Cup

Jordon Delighted With International Interest For Cox Plate And Caulfield Cup

6 Aug, 2014

Nominations for both the 2014 Cox Plate and 2014 Caulfield Cup were released yesterday and Racing Victoria’s International Recruitment Officer Leigh Jordon is delighted with the number of international horses that are a chance of coming to Australia for the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival.

Plenty of European-trained gallopers will have the chance to replicate the …

Dan Excel Arrives In Australia To Begin Cox Plate Campaign

Dan Excel Arrives In Australia To Begin Cox Plate Campaign

1 Jul, 2014

Dan Excel has arrived in Australia and will spend 14 days at the Eastern Creek Quarantine Station before beginning preparations for the 2014 Cox Plate.

John Moore is chasing a maiden win in the Cox Plate with Dan Excel. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Trainer John Moore revealed last month that he was keen to send …