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Pinatubo Awesome In Group One Win

Godolphin colt Pinatubo has produced an astonishing performance to land the Vincent O’Brien National Stakes at the Curragh by nine lengths. The Charlie Appleby-trained two-year-old was sent out the 1-3 favourite to maintain his unbeaten record at his fifth start on Sunday (Monday AEST). Always travelling sweetly for William Buick, Pinatubo cruised to the front[...]
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Spring Contenders Enter Quarantine In Uk

A group of 18 European horses including Melbourne Cup favourites Mustajeer and Constantinople have entered quarantine in England ahead of the trip to Australia for spring carnival features. Those horses, 11 owned in Australian interests including six who will join local stables, will spend two weeks in quarantine in Newmarket before flying to Melbourne. They[...]
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English Horse Spanish Mission Win In US

English-trained American-owned future Melbourne Cup contender Spanish Mission has won the $1 million Derby Invitational at Belmont in New York. Raced by Team Valor International and Earle Mack, Spanish Mission has earned an automatic berth in the Breeders’ Cup Turf in November with his win. A Group winner in England, Spanish Mission is trained by[...]
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Ten Sovereigns Could Miss Haydock

Coolmore’s Ten Sovereigns could head straight to Australia for The Everest with the Sprint Cup at Haydock doubtful because of soft ground. The July Cup winner had been in doubt to take Coolmore’s slot in next month’s $14 million Everest at Randwick after his failure in the Nunthorpe won by Battaash. But Coolmore trainer Aidan[...]
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Ghaiyyath Races Into Arc Calculations

Godolphin’s Ghaiyyath has cemented his claims for the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe with a dominant display in the Grosser Preis von Baden at Baden-Baden in Germany. His victory is another international Group One win for Melbourne Cup-winning trainer Charlie Appleby. The four-year-old showed the opposition no mercy, galloping his rivals into the ground as[...]
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Melbourne-Bound Mustajeer Wins Ebor

Australia-bound Mustajeer has won Europe’s richest handicap, the Ebor at York, ahead of his transfer to Kris Lees to be prepared for the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups. Trained in Ireland by Ger Lyons, Mustajeer, who finished fourth in the Ebor last year, won the 2800m-race by three-quarters of a length from Red Galileo. He has[...]
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Battaash Blitzes Nunthorpe Field

Battaash has made it third time lucky in the Group One Nunthorpe Stakes at York in which Coolmore’s Everest hopeful Ten Sovereigns has run sixth. The Charlie Hills-trained Battaash smashed the course record for five furlongs (1000m), running 55.90s. Leading two furlongs out under Jim Crowley, Battaash (7-4) spreadeagled the field as he cruised to[...]
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