UK: Athos flies to Ormonde glory 11/05/2013 Mount Athos (11-8) cruised to victory in the Boodles Diamond Ormonde Stakes at Chester as favourite Memphis Tennessee flopped for Aidan O'Brien.
2013 Melbourne Cup Market Released 10/05/2013 Puissance De Lune heads a strong contingent of Australian-trained gallopers in the first 2013 Melbourne Cup market released by TAB Sportsbet Fixed Odds.
Moon Rises To Take Cup 9/11/2012 No one could begrudge Lloyd Williams, patriarch of the Team Williams thoroughbred racing empire, a fourth win the 152nd running of the $6 million iconic Melbourne Cup over 3200m with former European galloper Green Moon.
British Have The Edge 6/11/2012 The 152nd running of Australia’s iconic race, the $6 million group one Melbourne Cup over 3200m at Flemington again boasts significant international participation with eight of the 24 runner field prepared by overseas stables and 18 of the 24 bred in the northern hemisphere.
English Owner Becomes A Cup Addict 5/11/2012 English businessman Marwan Koukash knew nothing of the Melbourne Cup but after having his first starter in the race in 2009 he admits he was badly bitten by the 'bug' that has claimed so many other racehorse owners.
Internationals In Top Form At Werribee 4/11/2012 There was barely a complaint among the international contingent at Werribee today as most of the overseas Melbourne Cup runners went through their trackwork before a big media contingent.
Cumani Likes The Look Of His Cup Team 30/10/2012 International trainer Luca Cumani had no complaints when he inspected his three Melbourne Cup contenders for the first time in four weeks at the International Horse Centre at Werribee today.
Vatuvei Gets 1kg Cup Penalty 29/10/2012 Moonee Valley Cup winner Vatuvei has been penalised 1kg for the Melbourne Cup, taking his weight to 51kg.
Godolphin Pair Doing Well At Werribee 24/10/2012 Godolphin pair Lost In The Moment and Cavalryman, the last international contenders to arrive for the $6 million Melbourne Cup at Flemington on November 6, have coped well with their trip to Australia.
Nine Internationals Set For Caulfield Cup 25/09/2012 The Caulfield Cup is set to boast its biggest ever overseas representation with nine European-trained horses today declared as second acceptors for the $2.5 million feature on October 20.
Past Winners Head Melbourne Cup Weights 18/09/2012 The handicapper has been unable to split French stars Americain and Dunaden as joint top weights for the $6 million Melbourne Cup at Flemington on November 6.
Red Cadeaux Drops Out Of Caulfield Cup 11/09/2012 Last year's Melbourne Cup runner-up Red Cadeaux was a notable omission when first acceptances closed today for next month's $2.5 million Caulfield Cup.
French Stars Head Caulfield Cup Weights 5/09/2012 The French-trained Melbourne Cup winners Americain and Dunaden are the equal topweights following today's release of the handicaps for the $2.5 million Caulfield Cup on October 20.
Cumani Team OK After Fire Drama 4/09/2012 All horses and staff have been confirmed as unscathed after a fire broke out at Luca Cumani’s Newmarket stables on Monday.
151 Nominated For Melbourne Cup 4/09/2012 151 runners have been nominated for the Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) on November 6 with only 23 of them international entries.
Cumani At Peace Wiith His Spring Chances 26/08/2012 Trainer Luca Cumani strengthened his already impressive team for the Melbourne spring carnival when Australian-owned stayer Quest For Peace recorded his second successive stakes win in the Listed March Stakes at Goodwood on Saturday.
Focus On Melbourne Contenders At York 24/08/2012 Master trainer Luca Cumani reckons it has lost some standing as a Melbourne Cup guide but the historic Ebor Handicap at York on Saturday will still be a make or break race for numerous contenders for the spring carnival.
Mount Athos New Favourite For Melbourne Cup 19/08/2012 The Luca Cumani-trained stayer Mount Athos is the new favourite for the Melbourne Cup following his victory in the G3 Geoffrey Freer Stakes at Newbury in England on Saturday.
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