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Additional prizemoney for the Caulfield Cup, the creation of a $1 million race known as the Caulfield Classic and the rescheduling of the Thousand Guineas were among the changes for the 2014 Caulfield Cup Carnival that were announced by the Melbourne Racing Club this morning.
There was plenty to like about the master plan of sending Black And Bent overseas to compete in the world’s biggest jumps races.
It would mark the complete turnaround of the Australian jumps industry with a genuine home grown talent rising through the grades to mix it with the biggest names on the planet.
There has been a smaller than expected number of nominations for this year’s Melbourne Cup at Flemington this November.
Just 163 horses have accepted for the first round of nominations, which is a far cry from last year’s 253.
As expected jumps champion Black And Bent features in the Melbourne Cup nominations after winning all …
Yet another step has been taken on the audacious road to glory that is Black And Bent’s Melbourne Cup road.
After starting as the shortest of short priced favourites in the JJ Houlahan Hurdle at Sandown he let nobody down with a commanding …
Robert Smerdon’s Black And Bent is on his way to a Melbourne Cup run after he won the Grand National Hurdle on Sunday.
The talented six-year-old gelding won the $200,000 Grand National by an unbelievable 12 lengths at Sandown Racecourse.
It was …
Mornington Racecourse is making a play for Black Caviar to perform a track gallop at the course on Melbourne Cup Day this year.
It would be the superstar’s final gallop before competing in the Group 1 Patinack Farm Classic …
A $1 billion project has been approved to be built just north of Caulfield Racecourse.
The project, dubbed “Caulfield Village” will include 1,200 apartments, 10,000m2 of office space and 15,000m2 of retail and supermarket space.
The new Caulfield Village will be located near the train station and will offer parking for up to …
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