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Royal Diamond A Forgotten Horse In Melbourne Cup Field

Royal Diamond A Forgotten Horse In Melbourne Cup Field

30 Oct, 2014

Royal Diamond has been a forgotten horse in the 2014 Melbourne Cup field, but trainer Johnny Murtagh is confident that the veteran stayer will run a big race in the Group 1 event at Flemington next Tuesday.

Steven Arnold has been booked to ride Royal Diamond in the 2014 Melbourne Cup. Photo by: Race Horse …

Melbourne Cup On The Agenda For Mutual Regard

Melbourne Cup On The Agenda For Mutual Regard

26 Aug, 2014

Trainer Johnny Murtagh is eyeing the 2014 Melbourne Cup with Mutual Regard after the talented stayer won the Ebor Handicap (2816m) at York on Saturday.

Opinion is one of a number of stayers that have come to Australia after running in the Ebor Handicap. Photo by: Steve Hart

Mutual Regard has been a consistent performer …

Adelaide Set To Contest Cox Plate

Adelaide Set To Contest Cox Plate

11 Aug, 2014

Aidan O’Brien-trained Adelaide is set to contest the 2014 Cox Plate after a 50 percent share of the promising colt was sold to Australian interests.

Ryan Moore has been booked to ride Adelaide in the Secretariat Stakes this weekend. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Adelaide remained in the United States after he finished a …

No Duel License For Murtagh in Australia

No Duel License For Murtagh in Australia

2 Aug, 2013

Johnny Murtagh will need to decide whether he wants to be a jockey or a trainer in Australia, if he brings talented stayer Royal Diamond to Melbourne for the 2013 Spring Racing Carnival.

In Ireland and the United Kingdom Murtagh has a dual license that allows him to train horses as well as ride as …