News About: Shewan

Miller Places Lopov On Perth Cup Path

Miller Places Lopov On Perth Cup Path

2 Dec, 2011

Ascot trainer Simon Miller is currently preparing his new stable acquisition Lopov for a run in the Group 2 Perth Cup at Ascot on New Year’s Eve.

The four-year-old gelding will be first-up in the Cup after a two month break following his last run at Flemington.

It will be the first time Lopov runs …

Shewan out of the Melbourne Cup

Shewan out of the Melbourne Cup

29 Oct, 2011

Shewan has been withdrawn from the Melbourne Cup

The Robert Smerdon trained Shewan has been withdrawn from Tuesday’s 2011 Melbourne Cup.

The Herbert Power winner hasn’t come up to the trainer’s expectations for the big race.

Shewan was a remote chance of getting a Cup start being 30th in the Melbourne Cup order of entry.…

Tanby’s Cup hope remote but Tullamore looks in

Tanby’s Cup hope remote but Tullamore looks in

27 Oct, 2011

Tullamore looks a good chance to make the Melbourne Cup field

Wednesday’s Bendigo Cup winner Tanby will struggle to get a run in the $6m Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) after receiving just a 1kg penalty for the win.

Racing Victoria handicapper Greg Carpenter said Tanby was an emerging talent but didn’t warrant any more …

Fairytale Melbourne Cup Story Ends Up Black & Bent

Fairytale Melbourne Cup Story Ends Up Black & Bent

5 Oct, 2011

Jumps champion Black And Bent will not make the Melbourne Cup field

It was fun while it lasted but flat racer tuned jumper turned flat racer Black And Bent will officially not be a part of the 2011 Melbourne Cup field.

Connections acknowledged it was an unlikely dream when they first launched the audacious bid …