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2017 Sydney Cup an Option for Excess Knowledge

2017 Sydney Cup an Option for Excess Knowledge

23 Nov, 2016

Co-trainer Adrian Bott has revealed that talented stayer Excess Knowledge will be set for a campaign through the forthcoming 2017 Autumn Carnival, which could culminate in an appearance in a race like the Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m).

Excess Knowledge may be set for the 2017 Sydney Cup. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Excess Knowledge has …

2016 Melbourne Cup Tips: Almandin Weighted To Win

2016 Melbourne Cup Tips: Almandin Weighted To Win

31 Oct, 2016

Co-owner Lloyd Williams has Almandin in his 2016 Melbourne Cup tips and he believes that The Bart Cummings winner is the horse that is weighted to win the Group 1 event at Flemington tomorrow.

Almandin is one of four Lloyd Williams-owned horses in the 2016 Melbourne Cup field. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Almandin will …

2016 Melbourne Cup Field: Bott Pleased with Excess Knowledge

2016 Melbourne Cup Field: Bott Pleased with Excess Knowledge

30 Oct, 2016

Co-trainer Adrian Bott is confident that Excess Knowledge is ready to peak when he lines up for his second Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday afternoon.

Excess Knowledge will take his place in Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup. Photo: Steve Hart

Excess Knowledge gained ballot-free entry into last year’s edition of the Melbourne Cup when he …

Vadamos’ Cox Plate Odds Continue To Lengthen

Vadamos’ Cox Plate Odds Continue To Lengthen

21 Oct, 2016

Vadamos is out to 2016 Cox Plate odds of $19 and the French galloper continues to drift ahead of the Group 1 event at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

Vadamos will be the sole international representative in the 2016 Cox Plate at Moonee Valley on Saturday. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Vadamos was as short as …

Waterhouse Duo At Big Melbourne Cup Odds

Waterhouse Duo At Big Melbourne Cup Odds

3 Nov, 2015

The Gai Waterhouse-trained duo of Excess Knowledge and The Offer are both available at big 2015 Melbourne Cup odds, but the typically confident trainer is bullish about her charges chances in the Group 1 event at Flemington on Saturday.

Excess Knowledge is one of two Gai Waterhouse-trained runners in the 2015 Melbourne Cup field. Photo …

Protectionist & Let’s Make Adeal Both Out Of 2015 Melbourne Cup

Protectionist & Let’s Make Adeal Both Out Of 2015 Melbourne Cup

22 Oct, 2015

Last year’s winner Protectionist and the ballot-exempt Let’s Make Adeal have both been ruled out of the 2015 Melbourne Cup that will be held at Flemington on November 3.

Protectionist will not defend his title in the 2015 Melbourne Cup. Photo by: Steve Hart

Protectionist produced an outstanding staying performance to take out the Melbourne …

George Main Stakes Rather Than Hill Stakes For Protectionist

George Main Stakes Rather Than Hill Stakes For Protectionist

15 Sep, 2015

Trainer Kris Lees has revealed that Protectionist is set to contest the 2015 George Main Stakes rather than the Hill Stakes at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Protectionist will return to Group 1 level in the 2015 George Main Stakes at Royal Randwick this weekend. Photo by: Sarah Ebbett

Protectionist was included in the nominations for …

Tramway Stakes An Option For Protectionist

Tramway Stakes An Option For Protectionist

1 Sep, 2015

Protectionist was a surprise inclusion in the 2015 Tramway Stakes nominations that were released yesterday and trainer Kris Lees has confirmed that the Melbourne Cup winner could start his 2015 Spring Racing Carnival campaign in the Group 2 event at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Protectionist has impressed trainer Kris Lees with his trackwork ahead of …

Protectionist Gearing Up for Melbourne Cup Defence

Protectionist Gearing Up for Melbourne Cup Defence

1 Jul, 2015

Having suffered nasty bone bruising when seventh in the Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m) on Day 2 of The Championships, trainer Kris Lees is hopeful he will be cleared by vets to step-up Protectionist’s training regime ahead of his Spring Carnival campaign.

Kris Lees is hopeful Protectionist can step up his spring preparations as of …

Protectionist Could Still Defend Melbourne Cup Title

Protectionist Could Still Defend Melbourne Cup Title

13 May, 2015

Trainer Kris Lees has confirmed that imported stayer Protectionist is still a chance to defend his title in the 2015 Melbourne Cup at Flemington on November 3.

Protectionist remains a chance to return to racing during the 2015 Spring Racing Carnival. Photo by: Sarah Ebbett

Protectionist went down on all four bumpers when he finished …