Jericho Cup

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Immediate path for The Cossack unclear

A nail-biting win in Saturday’s NZB Airfreight Road To Jericho (3210m) at New Plymouth has thrown up an interesting dilemma for the connections of champion hurdler The Cossack. The victory by the versatile performer has guaranteed the Paul Nelson and Corrina McDougal-trained eight-year-old a start in the unique AUD$304,000 Jericho Cup (4600m) at Warrnambool on[...]
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Pride of the south returns

The pride of the south, Group 1 winner Patrick Erin, will begin his spring campaign at Wingatui on Sunday where he will tackle the Vault 21 (1400m). The Brian and Shane Anderton-trained gelding will carry 62kg and his connections just want to see him go around safely this weekend. “He had a jump out the[...]
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Jericho Cup Attracts 32 Nominations

Australia’s longest flat race, the $300,000 Jericho Cup over 4600m, has attracted 32 nominations for its second edition at Warrnambool. The Jericho Cup was first run on the desert sands of Palestine in 1918, and the race was revived 100 years later by Victorian philanthropist and amateur war historian Bill Gibbins to commemorate Australia and[...]
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Firefree Ends Jumps Season On A High Note

Trainer Cliff Murray has a long-range flat ambition for Firefree after the gelding ended the jumping season with a strong staying performance at Ballarat. Australia’s longest flat race, the Jericho Cup (4600m) at Warrnambool in December, is in Murray’s sights after Firefree won the Gotta Take Care Hurdle (4000m) on Sunday. “We’re looking at the[...]
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