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Doomben Cup on the agenda for Melbourne Cup winner Almandin

Doomben Cup on the agenda for Melbourne Cup winner Almandin

4 Nov, 2016

Melbourne Cup winner Almandin will have a good spell before being set for the Group 1 $650,000 Doomben Cup (2000m) at Doomben during the Brisbane Winter Carnival next May.

Melbourne Cup winner Almandin, above, will be set for the Doomben Cup during the Brisbane Winter Carnival. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Winning part owner Lloyd …

Melbourne Cup Betting: More money for Almandin

Melbourne Cup Betting: More money for Almandin

1 Nov, 2016

More money has continued to arrive for the Robert Hickmott trained Almandin who is now a $10 chance for the Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington today.

Almandin, above, has been well supported in the Melbourne Cup. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Almandin is one of four runners for part owner Lloyd …

2016 Melbourne Cup Tips: Almandin Weighted To Win

2016 Melbourne Cup Tips: Almandin Weighted To Win

31 Oct, 2016

Co-owner Lloyd Williams has Almandin in his 2016 Melbourne Cup tips and he believes that The Bart Cummings winner is the horse that is weighted to win the Group 1 event at Flemington tomorrow.

Almandin is one of four Lloyd Williams-owned horses in the 2016 Melbourne Cup field. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Almandin will …

2016 Melbourne Cup Field: Big Orange in better shape this year

2016 Melbourne Cup Field: Big Orange in better shape this year

27 Oct, 2016

Newmarket trainer Michael Bell considers Big Orange to be in better shape this year for his second attempt at the Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) when he leads the field out at Flemington on Tuesday.

Big Orange, above, will be lining up in his second Melbourne Cup at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing …

2016 Caulfiield Cup Field: Big Memory scratched

2016 Caulfiield Cup Field: Big Memory scratched

14 Oct, 2016

Herbert Power Stakes runner up Big Memory has been scratched from the Group 1 $3m BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) at Caulfield on Saturday giving second emergency Vengeur Masque a spot in the final eighteen horse field.

Big Memory, above, has been scratched from the 2016 Caulfield Cup at Caulfield. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.…

Almandin Into Melbourne Cup With The Bart Cummings Victory

Almandin Into Melbourne Cup With The Bart Cummings Victory

2 Oct, 2016

Almandin earnt ballot-exempt entry into the 2016 Melbourne Cup with an outstanding victory in the 2016 The Bart Cummings at Flemington this afternoon.

Almandin will have his next race start in the Melbourne Cup following his victory in The Bart Cummings. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Damien Oliver gave Almandin a patient ride in transit, …

Excess Knowledge Working Well Towards Melbourne Cup

Excess Knowledge Working Well Towards Melbourne Cup

26 Sep, 2016

A typically bullish Gai Waterhouse was full of pre-workout praise at Moonee Valley on Monday morning after watching the efforts of her Melbourne Cup-bound stayer Excess Knowledge.

Excess Knowledge runs in The Bart Cummings at Flemington on Sunday ahead of the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups. Photo: Steve Hart.

The imported Monsun stallion was put through …

Doomben Cup winner Our Ivanhowe to be set for the Spring

Doomben Cup winner Our Ivanhowe to be set for the Spring

23 May, 2016

Last Saturday’s Doomben Cup winner Our Ivanhowe looks set to return to Melbourne and prepare for the Spring Carnival without another run during the Brisbane Winter Carnival.

Our Ivanhowe is likely to return to Melbourne after winning the Doomben Cup at Doomben. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Our Ivanhowe had been troubled with hoof issues over …

Flemington to suit Our Ivanhowe in Australian Cup

Flemington to suit Our Ivanhowe in Australian Cup

10 Mar, 2016

The open spaces of the Flemington racecourse will suit German import Our Ivanhowe as he strives to win his first race on Australian soil in the Group 1 $1.5m Australian Cup (2000m) on Saturday.

Jockey Ben Melham will be aboard Our Ivanhowe again in the Australian Cup at Flemington. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Our Ivanhowe …

Our Ivanhowe Thriving Ahead Of Autumn Campaign

Our Ivanhowe Thriving Ahead Of Autumn Campaign

13 Jan, 2016

Our Ivanhowe performed strongly without winning during the 2015 Spring Racing Carnival and co-trainer Lee Freedman is delighted with the progress of the imported stayer ahead of his autumn campaign.

Ben Melham is set to continue his association with Our Ivanhowe during the 2016 Autumn Racing Carnival. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Our Ivanhowe made his …