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Melbourne Cup runner Simenon completes solid workout at Werribee

Melbourne Cup runner Simenon completes solid workout at Werribee

2 Nov, 2013

2013 Melbourne Cup runner Simenon completed a solid workout at the Werribee International Horse Centre this morning under watchful eye of Irish trainer Willie Mullins.

Simenon at track work at Werribee. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Mullins was back in Melbourne to put the final touches on Simenon in the countdown to the Group …

Melbourne Cup hope Simenon to step out at Caulfield

Melbourne Cup hope Simenon to step out at Caulfield

11 Oct, 2013

Irish trainer Willie Mullins will get a clearer picture tomorrow at Caulfield how well his stayer Simenon is progressing as he heads towards the Group 1 $6.2m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on November 5.

Simenon will come up against Melbourne Cup rival Sea Moon, above, in the Herbert Power Stakes. Photo by Race …

Gold Cup runner-up Simenon booked for the Melbourne Cup

Gold Cup runner-up Simenon booked for the Melbourne Cup

21 Jun, 2013

Irish stayer Simenon has booked his ticket for the Melbourne Cup after finishing a close second to Estimate in the Group 1 £350,000 The Gold Cup (2 mile 4 furlong) at Royal Ascot overnight.

Puissance De Lune is the early favourite for 2013 Melbourne Cup. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Simenon ran Estimate, who …

Mount Athos stakes early claim for Melbourne Cup

Mount Athos stakes early claim for Melbourne Cup

11 May, 2013

English stayer Mount Athos has staked an early claim for this year’s Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington in the Spring with a runaway win at Chester overnight.

Mount Athos on target for return trip for Melbourne Cup. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Mount Athos with jockey Jamie Spencer in the …