News About: Mighty High

Melbourne Cup On The Agenda For Dominant

Melbourne Cup On The Agenda For Dominant

9 Dec, 2013

Trainer John Moore has revealed that Hong Kong Vase winner Dominant could be set for the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) and Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) during the 2013 Spring Racing Carnival.

John Moore is hopeful that Dominant will be able to come to Australia for the Caulfield Cup and Melbourne Cup during the …

Dunaden wins Hong Kong Vase 2011

Dunaden wins Hong Kong Vase 2011

11 Dec, 2011

Melbourne Cup champion Dunaden has continued his winning form taking out the 2011 Hong Kong Vase

Craig Williams topped a stellar year in the saddle when he piloted 2011 Melbourne Cup winner Dunaden to victory in the Group 1 $2.5m Hong Kong Vase(2400m) at Sha Tin today.

Williams took the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival by …

Williams to make history in Melbourne Cup

Williams to make history in Melbourne Cup

24 Oct, 2011

Craig Williams could be the first jockey to win the Caulfield Cup, Cox Plate and Melbourne Cup in the same year

Piping hot jockey Craig Williams could become the first jockey in history to win the Melbourne Racing Spring Carnival Group 1 triple crown in the same year if he wins Tuesday week’s $6 Group …

Southern Speed wins the 2011 Caulfield Cup

Southern Speed wins the 2011 Caulfield Cup

15 Oct, 2011

Southern Speed wins the Group 1 Caulfield Cup

Adelaide mare Southern Speed is the toast of Australian racing after winning the 2011 $2.5m Group 1 Caulfield Cup(2400m) in comfortable fashion today.

Joint trained by Leon Macdonald and Andrew Gluyas at Morphettville, the lightly raced four-year-old lifted for a career high justifying her strong backing after …

December Draws Ideal Caulfield Cup Barrier

December Draws Ideal Caulfield Cup Barrier

12 Oct, 2011

December Draw drew barrier 11 for the Caulfield Cup

December Draw’s Caulfield Cup chances have been cemented even further after the gelding drew barrier 11 for this Saturday’s race.

The five-year-old, who will jump from gate nine should the four emergencies not gain a run, is in the ideal position to continue his winning streak.…

Moore Seeks A Mighty High With Silver Lining

Moore Seeks A Mighty High With Silver Lining

22 Sep, 2011

With the news that more than half of the 2011 Melbourne Cup field are likely to be international runners the amount of interest in the travellers has sky rocketed in recent days.

Many are eagerly anticipating their first up runs in Australia and for two of them d-day comes this Saturday at Caulfield Racecourse.

Hong …

Chief Handicapper Weighs Up International Melbourne Cup Chances

Chief Handicapper Weighs Up International Melbourne Cup Chances

15 Sep, 2011

To have any hope of making the Melbourne Cup field December Draw must win the Naturalism Stakes

Racing Victoria’s chief handicapper Greg Carpenter had the intricate job of allocating weights to all 162 Melbourne Cup nominees, including all international horses.

This year’s Melbourne Cup nominations closed on September 1st instead of the previous August …

Moore To Deliver Hong Kong A Mighty High

Moore To Deliver Hong Kong A Mighty High

7 Sep, 2011

He’s the sole Hong Kong representative still on track for this year’s Caulfield Cup and Melbourne Cup but he’s certainly a handy one to have.

Mighty High strode into the Werribee quarantine facility yesterday alongside freshly retired stablemate and former champion Silver Grecian.

Mighty High brings with him a very impressive racing record including a …

First Internationals Quarantined For Melbourne Spring

First Internationals Quarantined For Melbourne Spring

24 Aug, 2011

The first overseas horses with ambitions of Melbourne spring racing carnival honours have been locked into quarantine ahead of their trip to Australia.

Hong Kong based duo Mighty High and Silver Grecian will be the first to arrive in the country after they complete the initial screening process at home first.

Mighty High is being …

McNair Scouts Hong Kong For Hay List

McNair Scouts Hong Kong For Hay List

29 Jun, 2011

John McNair is hoping to take Hay List overseas

No plans can be set in stone for Australia’s second best racehorse Hay List until he proves he is finally free of a leg infection.

It’s been an ongoing battle which John McNair has thought he had won on a number of occasions so they’re taking …