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Melbourne Cup Odds Crazy For Dunaden According To Rival Trainer

Melbourne Cup Odds Crazy For Dunaden According To Rival Trainer

29 Oct, 2013

Luca Cumani has described the 2013 Melbourne Cup odds for Dunaden as crazy and rates the two-time Australian Group 1 winner as one of the biggest dangers to Mount Athos at Flemington next Tuesday.

Luca Cumani is happy with the progress of Mount Athos heading into the Melbourne Cup at Flemington next Tuesday. Photo by: …

Cumani Reveals Mount Athos Melbourne Cup Path

Cumani Reveals Mount Athos Melbourne Cup Path

19 Jul, 2013

Mount Athos will return to Australia to contest the 2013 Melbourne Cup. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Leading European trainer Luca Cumani has revealed the 2013 Melbourne Cup path for impressive stayer Mount Athos.

Mount Athos was one of the best backed runners in the lead-up to last year’s Melbourne Cup (3200m) and, after …

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 …

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 …