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German galloper races into Melbourne Cup 2017

Red Cardinal has confirmed he is back on a Melbourne Cup path with his win in the Group Two Oleander-Rennen at Hoppegarten in Germany. The five-year-old, owned by Australian Bloodstock and trained by Andreas Wohler, was slated to come for the Cup last year but could not fulfil his quarantine requirements because of a temperature. […]

Caulfield Cup runner set to improve

The recent performances of Magnapal look disappointing on paper but co-trainer Terry O’Sullivan is expecting an improved showing at Caulfield. The rising eight-year-old runs in the Ladbrokes Handicap (1600m) on Saturday, his third run back from a spell. O’Sullivan, who trains in partnership with his daughter Karina, says there have been excuses for the gelding […]

Articus races into Doomben Cup contention

An aborted trip to Brisbane for imported galloper Articus has paid dividends for Brad Rawiller at Flemington. Articus had to settle for a consolation win in the Chairman’s Club Handicap (1800m) on Saturday after being withdrawn from the AD Hollindale Stakes on the Gold Coast. The French-bred stallion was already aboard a Brisbane-bound plane when […]

2018 Melbourne Cup Carnival to have a new look

The first stages of the Victoria Racing Club’s (VRC) interior architectural plans for its outstanding new Club Stand have been unveiled, underlining Flemington’s future as a world-class entertainment and sporting venue. The release of the highly anticipated designs from celebrated architects, Bates Smart for the Lobby and Lounge, Lawn Bar, Paddock Bar, Courtyard Bar, Betting […]

Caulfield Guineas a long term target for Doubt I’m Dreaming

Jamie Mott has not hidden his opinion of impressive debut winner Doubt I’m Dreaming who he believes can reach the top level. Mott was aboard the John McArdle-trained Doubt I’m Dreaming when he sprinted to a convincing Listed race win on debut at Moonee Valley last month. The 29-year-old Mott is still striving to win […]