News About: Moonlight Cloud

Moonlight Cloud Retired

Moonlight Cloud Retired

9 Jan, 2014

Champion French mare Moonlight Cloud has been officially retired and will now stand as a broodmare for owner George Strawbridge.

Moonlight Cloud went closer to defeating Black Caviar than any other horse when the pair clashed in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes. Photo by: Sarah Ebett

There was a great deal of speculation that Moonlight Cloud …

Moonlight Cloud Chasing Maiden Win Outside France In Hong Kong Mile

Moonlight Cloud Chasing Maiden Win Outside France In Hong Kong Mile

6 Dec, 2013

Trainer Freddie Head has revealed that classy mare Moonlight Cloud’s poor record outside France is a concern heading into the Group 1 Hong Kong Mile (1600m) at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Moonlight Cloud finished a narrow second behind Black Caviar in the 2012 Diamond Jubilee Stakes but is still chasing her first outside of France. …

Malua Racing Happy With Linton’s Hong Kong Mile Barrier Draw

Malua Racing Happy With Linton’s Hong Kong Mile Barrier Draw

5 Dec, 2013

The 2013 Hong Kong Mile barrier draw was conducted at Sha Tin this afternoon; with Australian-trained hopeful Linton and clear favourite Moonlight Cloud both drawing well for the Group 1 event this Sunday.

Linton will jump from barrier three when he chases his second win at Group 1 level in the Hong Kong Vase at …

Linton A Happy Horse Before Hong Kong Mile

Linton A Happy Horse Before Hong Kong Mile

5 Dec, 2013

Linton is now only three days away from the biggest test of his racing career in the Hong Kong Mile (1600m) and, according to Malua Racing’s Troy Corstens, is a very happy horse in the lead-up to the Group 1 event at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Troy Corstens believes that Linton is as happy as …

Size Confident Glorious Days Will Perform First-Up In The Hong Kong Mile

Size Confident Glorious Days Will Perform First-Up In The Hong Kong Mile

4 Dec, 2013

Trainer John Size is confident that Group 1 winner Glorious Days will run well first-up in the Group 1 Hong Kong Mile (1600m) at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Glorious Days will face Linton and a number of other quality gallopers in the Hong Kong Mile at Sha Tin on Sunday. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Glorious …

Linton Keeping Himself Company Before Hong Kong Mile

Linton Keeping Himself Company Before Hong Kong Mile

28 Nov, 2013

Popular grey Linton will be the only Australian representative at the Hong Kong International Raceday at Sha Tin on December 8 and connections have taken an unusual step to give the seven-year-old some company before he runs in the Group 1 Hong Kong Mile (1600m).

Linton will face a star-studded field in the Group 1 …

No Australian Trip For Lethal Force

No Australian Trip For Lethal Force

12 Aug, 2013

Trainer Clive Cox has confirmed that star European sprinter Lethal Force will not be coming to Australia for the 2013 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.

Cox admitted after Lethal Force’s win in the Group 1 July Cup (1207m) that connections were strongly considering bringing the son of Dark Angel to Melbourne for the Group 1 Patinack …

Aussies Included In Royal Ascot Entries

Aussies Included In Royal Ascot Entries

26 Apr, 2013

Soon-to-be stallion All Too Hard could follow in the footsteps of older sister Black Caviar by winning on the world stage at Royal Ascot in June.

All Too Hard is one of three Australian horses entered to compete at Royal Ascot. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Black Caviar scored the closest win of her …

Black Caviar Conquers Royal Ascot Despite Scare

Black Caviar Conquers Royal Ascot Despite Scare

24 Jun, 2012

It wasn’t quite the Black Caviar that Australians are used to seeing but the champion mare hung on in a nail-biting finish to take out the Group 1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot.

Black Caviar won a nail biting finish to the Diamond Jubilee - photo © Sarah Ebbett

The Royal Ascot assault was …