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No 2017 Melbourne Cup for Gold Cup winner Big Orange

No 2017 Melbourne Cup for Gold Cup winner Big Orange

23 Jun, 2017

Newmarket trainer Michael Bell has ruled out a third Melbourne Cup campaign for Big Orange who fought hard to record a narrow win in the Group 1 £400,000 Gold Cup (2 mile, 4 furlongs) on the third day of the five day Royal Ascot Carnival in England on Thursday.

Ascot Gold Cup winner Big Orange, …

Chautauqua to Return in Rubiton Stakes

Chautauqua to Return in Rubiton Stakes

1 Feb, 2017

Owner Rupert Legh has revealed that champion sprinter Chautauqua is likely to return to racing in the Group 2 Rubiton Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield Racecourse on February 11th.

Chautauqua will return to racing in the 2017 Rubiton Stakes. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Chautauqua failed to make anything of an impression through two starts …

McDonald Pleased With Holler Ahead of Diamond Jubilee Stakes

McDonald Pleased With Holler Ahead of Diamond Jubilee Stakes

17 Jun, 2016

Jockey James McDonald has been thrilled with the form shown by Holler since his arrival in the UK and is confident the three-year-old will prove tough to beat in the Group 1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes (1207m) at Royal Ascot this weekend.

Holler is primed for a big performance in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal …

Hawkbill the best of Godolphin’s 3 in Tercentenary Stakes

Hawkbill the best of Godolphin’s 3 in Tercentenary Stakes

16 Jun, 2016

Three year old Hawkbill is the best of Godolphin’s three runners in the Group 3 £90,000 Tercentenary Stakes (1 mile, 2 furlongs) at Royal Ascot in England today.

Hawkbill will carry the royal blue colours of Godolphin in the Tercentenary Stakes at Royal Ascot. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Trainer Charlie Appleby will saddle …

2016 TJ Smith Stakes Results: Chautauqua Outstanding

2016 TJ Smith Stakes Results: Chautauqua Outstanding

2 Apr, 2016

Chautauqua produced a simply outstanding turn-of-foot to record a devastating victory in the 2016 TJ Smith Stakes at Royal Randwick this afternoon.

Chautauqua swept home late to record an outstanding victory in the 2016 TJ Smith Stakes. Photo by: Steve Hart

Jockey Tommy Berry settled Chautauqua at the tail of the field in the early …

Royal Ascot On The Agenda For Delectation

Royal Ascot On The Agenda For Delectation

21 Jan, 2016

A trip to the United Kingdom for the 2016 Royal Ascot meeting is on the agenda for Darley Classic winner Delectation if he performs at his best during his upcoming autumn campaign.

Delectation upset Chautauqua to win the 2015 edition of the Darley Classic. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Delectation was included in the nominations …

Winx Set To Trial On Tuesday

Winx Set To Trial On Tuesday

14 Jan, 2016

Principal owner Peter Tighe has revealed that Cox Plate winner Winx will contest a barrier trial at Rosehill Gardens on Tuesday as she builds towards the start of her 2016 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival campaign.

Winx could not have been more impressive when she took out the 2015 edition of the Cox Plate. Photo by: …

Vancouver To Join Aidan O’Brien

Vancouver To Join Aidan O’Brien

12 Jan, 2016

2015 Golden Slipper winner Vancouver is set to leave Australia and will continue his racing career under the care of Aidan O’Brien in Ireland.

Vancouver will not race again in Australia and will continue his racing career in Ireland. Photo by: Steve Hart

Vancouver made his racing debut with an impressive victory in the Listed …

2015 Winterbottom Stakes Results: Buffering Wins Again

2015 Winterbottom Stakes Results: Buffering Wins Again

21 Nov, 2015

Evergreen sprinter Buffering led from start to finish to record his sixth Group 1 victory in the 2015 Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot this afternoon.

Buffering (pictured winning the Schillaci Stakes) led from start to finish to record another Group 1 victory in the 2015 Winterbottom Stakes.

Buffering was extremely well-backed in the lead-up to the …

2015 Manikato Stakes Results: Chautauqua Far Too Good

2015 Manikato Stakes Results: Chautauqua Far Too Good

23 Oct, 2015

Chautauqua stamped himself as the best sprinter in the world with an arrogant victory in the 2015 Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley tonight.

Chautauqua was far too good for his rivals in the 2015 Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley overnight. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Chautauqua showed his typical lack of tactical speed and he …