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Cross Counter Chases Slice Of Cup History

Cross Counter is striving to achieve what no international horse has before but connections are bullish about the stayer's prospects of becoming a dual Melbourne Cup winner. The Charlie Appleby-trained Cross Counter stormed to victory last year at Flemington as a northern hemisphere three-year-old and the Godolphin-owned gelding is back 12 months later to try[...]
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Forty Two Horses Left In Melbourne Cup

Four horses among the remaining 42 vying for the 24 spots in the Melbourne Cup field have been the subjects of veterinary scrutiny. Defending Cup titleholder Cross Counter and 2018 runner-up Marmelo, along with Ispolini and Southern France have undergone tests. Trained in England by Charlie Appleby, Cross Counter has undergone a precautionary CT scan[...]
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Cross Counter Among 80 Cup First Acceptors

Defending titleholder Cross Counter headlines 80 first acceptors for this year's $8 million Melbourne Cup which includes 18 other internationally trained horses. First acceptances for the 3200m race at Flemington on November 5 closed on Tuesday, with Cross Counter and his Charlie Appleby-trained stablemate Ispolini among the acceptors while champion Irish trainer Aidan O'Brien has[...]
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Cross Counter Given 57.5kg For Cup Defence

Defending champion Cross Counter has been given 57.5kg for his attempt at a rare Melbourne Cup double. Prepared by Charlie Appleby for Godolphin, Cross Counter became the first English-trained horse to win the Melbourne Cup last year, storming home in the 3200m handicap at Flemington as a northern hemisphere three-year-old. Racing Victoria's chief handicapper Greg[...]
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