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Irish St Leger winner Wicklow Brave earns chance in Melbourne Cup

Irish St Leger winner Wicklow Brave earns chance in Melbourne Cup

12 Sep, 2016

Irish stayer Wicklow Brave has jump to the top of the Melbourne Cup market order after leading all of the way to win the Group 1 €300,000 Palmerstown House Estate Irish St Leger (2816m) at the Curragh in Ireland on the weekend.

Irish trainer Willie Mullins is keen for Wicklow Brave to run in the …

Order Of St George cements his spot at top of Melbourne Cup betting

Order Of St George cements his spot at top of Melbourne Cup betting

22 Aug, 2016

Irish galloper Order Of St George has cemented his spot at the top of the Melbourne Cup betting when he took his winning run to six with a victory in the Group 3 €60,000 Palmerstown House Estate Irish St Leger Trial Stakes (2816m) at the Curragh in Ireland last Saturday.

Green Moon, above, won the …

Williams Purchases More European Stayers

Williams Purchases More European Stayers

6 Jan, 2014

The Macedon Lodge stable of Lloyd Williams is set to welcome six more imported stayers from Europe in the coming months.

Lloyd Williams is hoping that his latest crop of imported European stayers can replicate Green Moon and win the Melbourne Cup. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Williams already has a stable packed full …

2013 Melbourne Cup: Dream Come True For Dascombe

2013 Melbourne Cup: Dream Come True For Dascombe

2 Nov, 2013

Tom Dascombe, the trainer of leading 2013 Melbourne Cup contender Brown Panther, has revealed that it is a dream come true to have a runner in the $6 million Group 1 event at Flemington next Tuesday.

Trainer Tom Dascombe is happy with the condition of Brown Panther heading into the 2013 Melbourne Cup. Photo by: …

Staying Concerns For Dandino In Melbourne Cup 2013

Staying Concerns For Dandino In Melbourne Cup 2013

31 Oct, 2013

European-trained stayer Dandino has been one of the favourites for the 2013 Melbourne Cup since he flew home late to finish second in the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) just under a fortnight ago but managing co-owner Darren Dance admits that he has concerns over the Dansili entire’s ability to run a strong 3200 metres.…

Premier’s Cup For Michelangelo First-Up

Premier’s Cup For Michelangelo First-Up

23 Aug, 2013

Imported Gai Waterhouse-trained stayer Michelangelo is set to make his Australian racing debut in the Listed Premier’s Cup (1800m) at Rosehill Gardens on August 31.

Michelangelo is aiming to follow in the footsteps of Glencadam Gold who won the Premier's Cup before going on to run sixth in the Melbourne Cup last year. Photo by: …