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Au Revoir To Improve In 2014 Melbourne Cup

Au Revoir To Improve In 2014 Melbourne Cup

2 Nov, 2014

Au Revoir will take his place in the 2014 Melbourne Cup field and co-owner Terry Henderson is expecting the European-trained stayer to produce an improved performance at Flemington on Tuesday.

Glyn Schofield has been booked to ride Au Revoir in the 2014 Melbourne Cup. Photo by: Taron Clarke

Au Revoir was well-backed in the lead-up …

Ibicenco picks up $100,000 bonus for Sandown Cup win

Ibicenco picks up $100,000 bonus for Sandown Cup win

17 Nov, 2012

German stayer Ibicenco earned a $100,000 consolation bonus for the Luca Cumani stable after taking out the Listed $150,000 Sportingbet Sandown Cup (3200m) at Sportingbet Sandown Park today.

Ibicenco picked up a bonus $100,000 for winning the Sandown Cup. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Ibicenco proved to be the best stayer today and picked …

Unusual Suspect to head to England

Unusual Suspect to head to England

16 Mar, 2012

Melbourne trainer Mick Kent has described Unusual Suspect’s Dubai campaign a disaster and he will be sent to England to prepare for Royal Ascot.

Top European trainer Luca Cumani will take over the training of Unusual Suspect after the eight year old failed to fire and ran three unplaced runs in United Arab Emirates.

“He’s …

Unusual Suspect to kick off Dubai campaign tonight

Unusual Suspect to kick off Dubai campaign tonight

16 Feb, 2012

Top international galloper Unusual Suspect will kick off his Dubai Gold Cup (3200m) campaign at Meydan racecourse tonight.

Melbourne trainer Mick Kent prepared the American stallion for last year’s Melbourne Cup after Thirroul’s Peter Lord bought into the outstanding racehorse.

Unusual Suspect has been in Dubai since the middle of January and Kent is setting …

Unusual Suspect Heads Overseas In Search Of Dubai Riches

Unusual Suspect Heads Overseas In Search Of Dubai Riches

17 Jan, 2012

Eight-year-old entire Unusual Suspect is being aimed towards a trip to the Dubai World Cup Carnival in the Middle East in March.

Unusual Suspect finished ninth in last year’s Melbourne Cup behind French stayer Dunaden.

The Unusual Heat entire has not raced since his Melbourne Cup run and has had a long spell ahead of …

So You Think A World Cup Prospect

So You Think A World Cup Prospect

16 Jan, 2012

So You Think could be sent to yet another country with Coolmore currently weighing up a possible assault on the Dubai World Cup Carnival.

So You Think has racked up plenty of frequent flyer miles over the course of last season since leaving Australia in 2010.

In fact the two time Cox Plate champion has …

Kent Confident Dubai Trip Isn’t Suspect

Kent Confident Dubai Trip Isn’t Suspect

20 Dec, 2011

As we reported a couple of weeks ago Mick Kent was planning an audacious mission to race Unusual Suspect in Dubai at the start of 2012.

With the date of departure now drawing close the trainer is having no second thoughts about jetting his recent acquisition halfway around the world.

Unusual Suspect originally raced in …

Latest Dubai Recruit An Unusual Suspect

Latest Dubai Recruit An Unusual Suspect

8 Dec, 2011

Unusual Suspect certainly provided an unusual opportunity over the spring carnival, the former American based runner was offered up for sale after his first up run.

The horse was already paid up for the Melbourne Cup giving prospective buyers a rare chance to buy a horse they knew would be there on the first Tuesday …

Vintedge and Nash redemption in Matriarch

Vintedge and Nash redemption in Matriarch

5 Nov, 2011

When you’re hot you’re hot and Sydney’s premier trainer Chris Waller certainly is after back to back Group wins thanks to Vintedge in the Group 2 $300,000 Matriarch Stakes (2000m) at Flemington  today.

Waller won the feature Group 1 $1m Emirates Stakes with Albert The Fat just 35 mintues earlier and both wins came in …

Nash Rawiller out Brad Rawiller in – 2011 Melbourne Cup

Nash Rawiller out Brad Rawiller in – 2011 Melbourne Cup

31 Oct, 2011

Nash Rawiller‘s application for stay of proceedings to VCAT has been declined and he won’t ride Unusual Suspect in the Melbourne Cup.

Rawiller was suspended for eight meetings on a careless riding charge also at Bendigo.

His original appeal was dismissed by the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board last Friday.

The RAD Board shaved one …