News About: Mount Athos

Ranvet Stakes 2015: Dominant Ready For Australian Racing Debut

Ranvet Stakes 2015: Dominant Ready For Australian Racing Debut

19 Mar, 2015

Hong Kong-based galloper Dominant will make his Australian racing debut in the 2015 Ranvet Stakes at Rosehill Gardens this weekend and assistant trainer George Moore is happy with the condition of the talented stayer heading into the Group 1 event.

Dominant has not recorded a race win since he took out the 2013 edition of …

Melbourne Cup 2014 Results: Protectionist Is The Winner

Melbourne Cup 2014 Results: Protectionist Is The Winner

4 Nov, 2014

Protectionist produced an outstanding staying performance to record a most impressive victory in the 2014 Melbourne Cup at Flemington this afternoon.

Protectionist was far too good for his competition in the 2014 Melbourne Cup at Flemington this afternoon. Photo by: Sarah Ebbett

The German stayer had his Melbourne Cup odds slashed after he made his …

2014 Melbourne Cup: Protectionist Impresses In Final Piece Of Work

2014 Melbourne Cup: Protectionist Impresses In Final Piece Of Work

30 Oct, 2014

2014 Melbourne Cup contender Protectionist impressed trainer Andreas Wohler with his final piece of trackwork before he runs in the Group 1 event at Flemington next Tuesday.

Protectionist impressed onlookers with his final piece of serious work before he contests the 2014 Melbourne Cup. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Wohler returned to Australia on …

2014 Melbourne Cup Looming as Possible Target for Angel Gabrial

2014 Melbourne Cup Looming as Possible Target for Angel Gabrial

30 Jun, 2014

Renowned British owner Marwan Koukash may be offered another legitimate chance at Melbourne Cup success this year, with impressive stayer Angel Gabrial charging clear to win the Northumberland Plate (3200m) at Newcastle.

Known in Australia largely for his flamboyant antics through recent Spring Racing Carnivals, Koukash was offered a great chance of success in the …

Caulfield Cup On The Agenda For Mount Athos

Caulfield Cup On The Agenda For Mount Athos

20 May, 2014

Trainer Marco Botti has revealed that the 2014 Caulfield Cup is on the agenda for two-time Melbourne Cup runner Mount Athos.

Mount Athos is set to return to Australia and could run in both the Caulfield Cup and Melbourne Cup during the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Mount Athos has …

Melbourne Cup Runners To Clash In Ormonde Stakes

Melbourne Cup Runners To Clash In Ormonde Stakes

7 May, 2014

Australian Thoroughbred Bloodstock-owned Kelinni will meet 2013 Melbourne Cup runners Mount Athos, Simenon and Brown Panther when he returns to European racing in the Group 3 Ormonde Stakes (2789m) at Chester on Friday.

Kelinni will make his debut for the Botti stable in the 2014 Ormonde Stakes at Chester on Friday. Photo by: Steve Hart…

Fiorente To Trial At Randwick Next Weekend

Fiorente To Trial At Randwick Next Weekend

9 Jan, 2014

Trainer Gai Waterhouse has revealed that 2013 Melbourne Cup winner Fiorente will contest a barrier trial at Royal Randwick next Thursday.

Fiorente is expected to make his first appearance at the races since winning the 2013 Melbourne Cup in the 2014 Futurity Stakes at Caulfield on February 22. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Fiorente …

Mount Athos To Be Trained By Marco Botti

Mount Athos To Be Trained By Marco Botti

6 Jan, 2014

2013 Melbourne Cup placegetter Mount Athos has been transferred from the stable of Luca Cumani to that of his former assistant Marco Botti.

Mount Athos will head to Dubai for the World Cup meeting under the care of rising trainer Marco Botti. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Mount Athos has been prepared by Cumani …

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 …

Dominant Upstages Europeans In Hong Kong Vase

Dominant Upstages Europeans In Hong Kong Vase

9 Dec, 2013

Hong Kong-trained Dominant was rated a 100-1 chance by some bookmakers in the lead-up to the Hong Kong Vase (2400m) but was able to upstage the fancied European chances to win the Group 1 event at Sha Tin yesterday.

Dominant held off The Fugue, Dunaden and Red Cadeaux to become the first locally-trained horse to …