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Melbourne Cup Tips 2016: Wicklow Brave The Pick Of The Internationals

Melbourne Cup Tips 2016: Wicklow Brave The Pick Of The Internationals

1 Nov, 2016

Wicklow Brave is on top of the 2016 Melbourne Cup tips of Racing Victoria International Scout Leigh Jordan and he believes that the Irish St Leger winner is the pick of the international horses in the Group 1 event at Flemington this afternoon.

Wicklow Brave has been one of the best-backed runners in 2016 Melbourne …

2016 Melbourne Cup Tips: Almandin Weighted To Win

2016 Melbourne Cup Tips: Almandin Weighted To Win

31 Oct, 2016

Co-owner Lloyd Williams has Almandin in his 2016 Melbourne Cup tips and he believes that The Bart Cummings winner is the horse that is weighted to win the Group 1 event at Flemington tomorrow.

Almandin is one of four Lloyd Williams-owned horses in the 2016 Melbourne Cup field. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Almandin will …

Palazzo Pubblico Records Upset Alinghi Stakes Victory

Palazzo Pubblico Records Upset Alinghi Stakes Victory

15 Oct, 2016

Palazzo Pubblico showed an impressive turn-of-foot to return to the races with a strong victory in the 2016 Alinghi Stakes at Caulfield this afternoon.

Palazzo Pubblico finished over the top of her rivals to record an impressive win in the 2016 Alinghi Stakes. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Jockey Steven Arnold elected to settle Palazzo …

Foster Link Sees Azkadellia Banned From Racing

Foster Link Sees Azkadellia Banned From Racing

15 Sep, 2016

Caulfield horseman Ciaron Maher’s glamour mare Azkadellia has been banned from racing by Racing Victoria (RV) until further notice due to the possible ownership links to Australian career criminal Peter Foster.

Group 1 winning mare Azkadellia is currently banned from racing with RV investigating the ownership of the Ciaron Maher-trained star. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Maher’s …

2016 Australian Cup Results: Preferment Wins On Protest

2016 Australian Cup Results: Preferment Wins On Protest

12 Mar, 2016

Awesome Rock led from start to finish and was the first horse across the line in the 2016 Australian Cup at Flemington this afternoon, but the race was awarded to Preferment on protest.

Preferment, yellow cap, was awarded the Australian Cup on protest. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The jockeys spent the first 200 metres …

Kinglike Out Of Black Caviar Lightning Stakes

Kinglike Out Of Black Caviar Lightning Stakes

19 Feb, 2016

Kinglike has been scratched from the 2016 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes after mucus was detected in his windpipe this afternoon.

Kinglike will not take his place in the 2016 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes field. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Kinglike was expected to be one of the horses that took up the speed in the …

O’Brien And Kavanagh Handed Lengthy Bans

O’Brien And Kavanagh Handed Lengthy Bans

20 Jan, 2016

The Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board handed Victorian trainers Danny O’Brien and Mark Kavanagh lengthy disqualifications for administering cobalt to their horses in 2014.

Mark Kavanagh and Danny O’Brien have both received lengthy suspensions from the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

O’Brien was found guilty of administering cobalt Bullpit, …

Sky Hunter’s Melbourne Cup Odds Slashed

Sky Hunter’s Melbourne Cup Odds Slashed

1 Nov, 2015

Sky Hunter has been backed into 2015 Melbourne Cup odds of $41 and the Godolphin stayer has been a market mover ahead of the $6 million event at Flemington on Saturday.

Sky Hunter has been a market mover in 2015 Melbourne Cup betting markets. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Sky Hunter has performed at the …

Amralah Receives Two Kilo Melbourne Cup Penalty

Amralah Receives Two Kilo Melbourne Cup Penalty

12 Oct, 2015

Racing Victoria Chief Handicapper Greg Carpenter allocated Amralah a two kilogram 2015 Melbourne Cup penalty for his win in the Herbert Power Stakes and the imported stayer is now into 27th position in the order of entry for ‘the race that stops a nation’.

Amralah will have his next race start in the 2015 …

Aidan O’Brien To Send Five Horses For Melbourne Cup & Cox Plate

Aidan O’Brien To Send Five Horses For Melbourne Cup & Cox Plate

23 Sep, 2015

Racing Victoria International Racing scout Leigh Jordon has confirmed that leading Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien has entered five horses into quarantine at Ballydoyle and they will make the trip to Australia for the 2015 Spring Racing Carnival.

Aidan O’Brien won the 2014 Cox Plate with Adelaide and he is set to have runners in the …