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Doyle to Partner Brazen Beau in July Cup

Doyle to Partner Brazen Beau in July Cup

1 Jul, 2015

Having been partnered by leading Victorian jockey Craig Williams in the Group 1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes (1207m) at his most recent start, boom colt Brazen Beau has been confirmed to be ridden by talented Godolphin mainstay James Doyle in the Group 1 July Cup (1207m) later this month.

Godolphin mainstay James Doyle will take the …

Lethal Force Considered for Spring Assault

Lethal Force Considered for Spring Assault

15 Jul, 2013

After a smart win in the July Cup over the weekend the Clive Cox-trained sprinter Lethal Force is being considered for a trip down under for the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival later in the year.

The striking grey son of Dark Angel made it back-to-back Group 1’s when they backed up from their Diamond Jubilee …

Shamexpress to push on to July Cup

Shamexpress to push on to July Cup

19 Jun, 2013

A July Cup start at Newmarket is still on the cards for Shamexpress despite finishing down the track in the Group 1 £350,000 The King’s Stand Stakes (5 furlongs) at Royal Ascot overnight.

Shamexpress (pink and blue) will continue English campaign after being beaten at Royal Ascot . Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

A disappointed Danny …

Cumani planning another Melbourne Cup assault

Cumani planning another Melbourne Cup assault

15 Jan, 2013

Luca Cumani’s passion to win this year’s Melbourne Cup is already in the planning with OTI Racing owned stayers Mobaco and Irish galloper Moldowney being aimed at Australia’s greatest race.

Cumani thought he had the Cup in 2008 when Bauer went across the line locked together with the Bart Cummings trained Viewed with the Cups …

Waterhouse playing up chances of Glencadam Gold in Melbourne Cup

Waterhouse playing up chances of Glencadam Gold in Melbourne Cup

5 Nov, 2012

A super confident Gai Waterhouse is playing up the chances of her Melbourne Cup hope Glencadam Gold and is expecting the five year old to be in the finish at Flemington tomorrow.

Glencadam Gold was sent out the $4.40 favourite for the Group 1 $2.5m BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) at Caulfield on October 20 but …

Cumani praying for rain to stay away

Cumani praying for rain to stay away

4 Nov, 2012

While most European trainers will welcome the forecast rain on Melbourne Cup day, Newmarket trainer Luca Cumani is praying that the weather bureau is wrong.

Luca Cumani's Melbourne Cup runners, My Quest For Peace (pictured) and Mount Athos, like fast ground. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Cumani is searching for his first win in …

Waterhouse adds to her Melbourne Cup quest

Waterhouse adds to her Melbourne Cup quest

29 Sep, 2012

Sydney’s leading Lady Of The Turf Gai Waterhouse had added more ammunition to her Melbourne Cup quest with the acquisition of the well performed English stayer Fiorente from the Sir Michael Stoute stable.

Waterhouse along with her husband Rob, selected Fiorente while in England during the therie end of season trip and were very impressed …

Buick recommends Ortensia for Nunthorpe

Buick recommends Ortensia for Nunthorpe

6 Aug, 2012

Top English jockey William Buick will recommend to trainer Paul Messara to start his smart mare Oretnsia in the Nunthorpe Stakes at York after a return to form in the Group 2 £100,000 Gordon’s King George Stakes (5 furlongs) at Glorious Goodwood on August 3.

Buick was having his second ride on the Australian sprinter …

Ortensia to push ahead to York

Ortensia to push ahead to York

16 Jul, 2012

Trainer Paul Messara will push ahead to York with Ortensia after the mare ran a much improved race on a heavy track in the Group 1 £400,000 Darley July Cup (1200m) at Newmarket on Saturday.

The Group 1 £250,000 The Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes (5 furlongs) at York on August 24 is part of the British …

Overnight rain to guarantee wet track at Newmarket

Overnight rain to guarantee wet track at Newmarket

13 Jul, 2012

Overnight rain will guarantee a very wet racing surface at Newmarket tomorrow but trainer Paul Messara is committed to start his stable star Ortensia in the Group 1 £400,000 Darley July Cup (1200m).

Ortensia will run in the July Cup - photo © Taron Clarke

While Messara is prepared to accept that Ortensia isn’t at …