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Waldpark Well Backed In 2013 Caulfield Cup Odds

Waldpark Well Backed In 2013 Caulfield Cup Odds

18 Oct, 2013

The 2013 Caulfield Cup odds of Waldpark have shortened significantly this week and trainer Anthony Freedman is confident that the imported German stayer can produce his best run since arriving in Australia.

Brenton Avdulla will ride Waldpark in the 2013 Caulfield Cup tomorrow. Photo by: Taron Clarke

Waldpark made his Australian racing debut with an …

Murtagh to decide on Melbourne Cup start for Royal Diamond

Murtagh to decide on Melbourne Cup start for Royal Diamond

30 Sep, 2013

As top Irish trainer- jockey Johnny Murtagh contemplates a Melbourne Cup start for Royal Diamond, he is also mapping out a plan for German trained stayer Novellist in the Group 1 €4m QATAR Prix De L’Arc De Triomphe (2400m) at Longchamp, France on the weekend.

2012 Melbourne Cup winning jockey Brett Prebble displaying the 2013 …

Dunaden A 50/50 Chance To Contest 2013 Melbourne Cup

Dunaden A 50/50 Chance To Contest 2013 Melbourne Cup

3 Sep, 2013

Racing Victoria International Recruitment Officer Leigh Jordon believes that talented European stayer Dunaden is now a fifty/fifty chance to return to Australia for a third attempt at the Melbourne Cup (3200m).

Dunaden has recorded three wins from four career starts in the Australia, including memorable wins in the Melbourne Cup and Caulfield Cup. Photo by: …

Araldo To Make Long Awaited Australian Debut

Araldo To Make Long Awaited Australian Debut

30 Aug, 2013

Imported German stayer Araldo will finally make his Australian racing debut in the Listed Slickpix Stakes (1700m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Glen Boss elected to ride Araldo in the Slickpix Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday rather than parnter last start winner Pakal. Photo by: Taron Clarke

Araldo originally looked as though he would miss out …

German Import To Make Australian Racing Debut On Saturday

German Import To Make Australian Racing Debut On Saturday

15 Aug, 2013

German import Araldo will make his Australian racing debut in the Legacy 2013 Badge Appeal Handicap (1600m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Trainer Michael Moroney is hopeful that Araldo can impress in his Australian racing debut. Photo by: Taron Clarke

The High Chaparral entire joined the stable of trainer Michael Moroney earlier this year after a …

German Import To Target Cox Plate

German Import To Target Cox Plate

30 Jul, 2013

Leading trainer Anthony Freedman is planning on giving German import Waldpark a light preparation in the lead-up to the Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley on October 26.

Anthony Freedman is hoping to replicate the Group 1 success of Mawingo with fellow German import Waldpark. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Waldpark is set to …

Murtagh no certainty to retain the ride on Novellist

Murtagh no certainty to retain the ride on Novellist

30 Jul, 2013

Top English jockey Johnny Murtagh is no certainty to retain the prized ride on Novellist even though he steered the German trained colt to victory in the Group 1 £1m The King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes (1 mile 4 furlongs) at Ascot on the weekend.

Trainer Andreas Wohler will now set Novellist for …

Johnny Murtagh gets the nod for Novellist

Johnny Murtagh gets the nod for Novellist

24 Jul, 2013

Top English rider Johnny Murtagh has been confirmed the new rider for German galloper Novellist in the Group 1 £1m The King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes (1 mile 4 furlongs) at Ascot on Saturday.

The ride on Novellist became available when Ryan Moore, who won on the colt in the Group 1 €400,000 …