News About: Paul Francis

Newitt Hopeful Seismos Can Be Caulfield Cup Winner

Newitt Hopeful Seismos Can Be Caulfield Cup Winner

18 Oct, 2014

The 2014 Caulfield Cup winner will be decided this afternoon and jockey Craig Newitt believes that Seismos is worthy of being considered one of the leading chances for the Group 1 event.

Craig Newitt is hoping to win his first Caulfield Cup when he rides Seismos in the Group 1 event this afternoon. Photo by: …

Francis Confident Dandino Will Finish Top Three In Hong Kong Vase

Francis Confident Dandino Will Finish Top Three In Hong Kong Vase

5 Dec, 2013

Paul Francis, the stable foreman for leading European trainer Marco Botti, is confident that Australian-owned stayer Dandino will finish in the top three in the Group 1 Hong Kong Vase (2400m) at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Australian Thoroughbred Bloodstock-owned Dandino is currently on the sixth line of Hong Kong Vase betting markets. Photo by: Race …

Melbourne Cup 2013 Preparations On Track For Dandino

Melbourne Cup 2013 Preparations On Track For Dandino

28 Oct, 2013

The Melbourne Cup 2013 preparations for Dandino remain on track and managing co-owner Darren Dance has confirmed that the European-trainer stayer has recovered from his fast-finishing second behind Fawkner in the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m).

Dandino has continued to impress at International Equine Centre in Werribee in the lead-up to the Melbourne Cup. Photo …

Dandino Draws Wide For Caulfield Cup But Connections Remain Confident

Dandino Draws Wide For Caulfield Cup But Connections Remain Confident

16 Oct, 2013

European stayer  Dandino received no luck at the barrier draw for the 2013 Caulfield Cup (3200m) this morning, drawing barrier 19, but stable rider Paul Francis remains confident that the six-year-old can win the $2.5 Group 1 event.

Dandino has followed the same path to the Caulfield Cup as stablemate Jakkalberry who finished 13th in …