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Commissioned heading to Melbourne Cup after Royal Ascot win

Commissioned heading to Melbourne Cup after Royal Ascot win

21 Jun, 2016

Former hurdler Commissioned will be set for the Group 1 $6m Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on November 1 after scoring a decisive win over the Royal  Ascot Carnival.

2012 Melbourne Cup winning jockey Brett Prebble holds onto the Melbourne Cup that English stayer Commissioned will be chasing. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

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Simenon Melbourne Cup Return In Doubt

Simenon Melbourne Cup Return In Doubt

23 Jul, 2014

Irish-trained stayer Simenon may be forced to miss the 2014 Melbourne Cup after he suffered a stress fracture following his win in the Grade 3 Grimes Hurdle (3218m) at Tipperay on July 12.

Simenon will be kept out of racing for at least six weeks after suffering a stress fracture. Photo by: Race Horse Photos …