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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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Prince Among Local Hopes For Cup Glory

The Melbourne Cup dream is alive for connections of improving stayer Steel Prince who is set to be among the locally trained horses trying to stave off the international runners in this year’s $8 million race at Flemington. Steel Prince, an import trained by Anthony Freedman, rose through the grades during an unbeaten autumn preparation,[...]
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Cross Counter Nominated For Cups

Last year’s Melbourne Cup winner Cross Counter is one of 39 overseas-trained entries among 152 nominations for the next running of the $8 million race. Fellow English horses Marmelo and A Prince Of Arran, second and third in 2018, have also been nominated. Godolphin’s Cross Counter is among 143 entries for the Caulfield Cup and[...]
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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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Marmelo Wins Prix Kergolay In France

Melbourne Cup runner-up Marmelo has won the Prix Kergolay at Deauville to set himself up for a second tilt at Australia’s most famous race. Trained by Hughie Morrison, Marmelo finished a length behind Godolphin’s Cross Counter in the 2018 Melbourne Cup after running second in the Group Two Prix Kergolay (3000m). Reunited with Christophe Soumillon[...]
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Charles sets off on road to the Cup

Lance O’Sullivan, who trains in partnership with Andrew Scott, has little expectation of his talented stayer Charles Road as he lights a fuse on another Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) campaign in Sydney on Saturday. The Matamata trainer is delighted with Charles Road’s progress ahead of the Spring Preview Handicap (1400m) at Randwick’s Kensington track[...]
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