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Point Nepean wins the Andrew Ramsden Stakes

Point Nepean won himself the golden ticket into the race that stops a nation, thanks to a brave ride by Alana Kelly in Saturday’s Andrew Ramsden Stakes (2800m) at Flemington. With a ballot exempt spot in November’s Melbourne Cup (3200m) the grand prize, Kelly put the talented up-and-coming stayer in an awkward position in the run – wide without[...]
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Williams’ Irish Team Readying For Return

Early season form in Ireland will determine the strength and number of horses six-time Melbourne Cup winning owner Lloyd Williams has in Victoria for the spring. Williams’ son Nick said the ownership group could have four or five of their Irish-trained horses in Melbourne for spring assignments joining their local team prepared by Danny O’Brien[...]
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O’Brien And Freedman Get Williams Horses

Melbourne Cup winning trainer Danny O’Brien is set to be the beneficiary of Lloyd Williams’ decision to sell his private training property Macedon Lodge. O’Brien will receive a number of the Lloyd and Nick Williams-owned Australian-based stayers to prepare from his Thirteenth Beach property. Also benefitting will be Anthony Freedman who will take over the[...]
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Don’t Take Melbourne Cup Backwards: Owners

Restricting the international runners in the $8 million Melbourne Cup to invitees only would be a backwards step, two prominent Australian racehorse owners say. Five-time Melbourne Cup-winning trainer Lee Freedman says the race has become “the anywhere else other than Australia Cup”, arguing international competitors should be invited to participate. But owner Nick Williams, whose[...]
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