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Melbourne Cup No Certainty For Snow Sky

Melbourne Cup No Certainty For Snow Sky

22 Jun, 2015

European stayer Snow Sky is now no certainty to contest the 2015 Melbourne Cup after he recorded the biggest win of his racing career to date in the 2015 Hardwicke Stakes at Royal Ascot on Sunday morning.

Red Cadeaux (pictured) was one of a number of stayers beaten by Snow Sky in the 2015 edition …

Flemington track best in 20 years says weld

Flemington track best in 20 years says weld

5 Nov, 2012

Regular Melbourne Cup visitor top Irish trainer Dermott Weld says that the Flemington track is the best he has seen it in twenty years leading up to tomorrow’s Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m).

Weld, who has won the Melbourne Cup twice with Vintage Crop in 1993 and Media Puzzle in 2002 is usually …

Red Cadeaux faces huge task from barrier 18 in 2012 Melbourne Cup

Red Cadeaux faces huge task from barrier 18 in 2012 Melbourne Cup

3 Nov, 2012

Jockey Michael Rodd has set himself and Red Cadeaux a huge task to reverse last year’s Melbourne Cup result when the jockey selected barrier eighteen for the 2012 Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on Tuesday.

Rodd was beaten last year by the shortest margin ever in the Melbourne Cup when Red …