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Dunaden Melbourne Cup Hopes To Depend On Prix Foy Result

Dunaden Melbourne Cup Hopes To Depend On Prix Foy Result

12 Sep, 2013

The future of world class stayer Dunaden will be decided after he runs in the Group 2 Prix Foy (2400m) in France on Saturday, with a return to Australia for the Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) the most likely option for the seven-year-old.

Dunaden is an excellent chance to contest the Melbourne Cup for the …

Side Glance Still Looking at Cox Plate Start

Side Glance Still Looking at Cox Plate Start

9 Aug, 2013

Connections of 2011 Melbourne Cup winner and last year’s Caulfield Cup champ Dunaden are eying the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival’s third major with this season’s Cox Plate a possible target for the Andrew Balding-trained European Side Glance.

The six-year-old Passing Glance gelding is owned by Sheikh Fahad Al Thani’s Pearl Bloodstock racing operation which made …

Retirement Beckons For Dunaden After Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe

Retirement Beckons For Dunaden After Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe

25 Jun, 2013

Dunaden is coming to the end of his impressive horse racing career, with the Group 1 Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe in October expected to be his last race.

The Nicobar entire has been in top form this preparation, having finished second in both his previous two race starts.

Dunaden will have his final race …

Storm Coming for Cox Plate

Storm Coming for Cox Plate

24 Apr, 2013

The growing international presence at the Melbourne spring carnival is set to flow into the Cox Plate with British five-year-old Trade Storm to be aimed at the $3 million race.

The Trade Fair entire was bought by Qatar Racing Limited last month following his Group 2 Zabeel Mile win in Dubai and they have signalled …

Cumai’s Melbourne Cup entries are on fire

Cumai’s Melbourne Cup entries are on fire

4 Sep, 2012

Newmarket trainer Luca Cumani’s Melbourne Cup favourite Mount Athos escaped unscathed when fire ripped through a section of his Bedford House Stables on the eve of Emirates Melbourne Cup nominations which saw 151 entered for the  $6m 3200m Group 1 at Flemington on November 6.

Cumani reported that all his horses and staff escaped uninjured …

Arc still on the agenda for Dunaden after Ascot flop

Arc still on the agenda for Dunaden after Ascot flop

23 Jul, 2012

The Prix De L’Arc De Triumph is still on the agenda for Melbourne Cup winner Dunaden after finishing unplaced in the Group 1 £1m The King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes (1 mile 4 furlongs) at Ascot on Saturday.

The Prix De L'Arc De Triumph is still on the agenda for Dunaden - photo …