Anyone else looking forward to getting up at 3.45am next Tuesday to watch the Melbourne Cup?
Sat, 29 Oct, 2016
Wed, 04 Nov, 2015
Thu, 08 Oct, 2015
Peter Moody, the Australian trainer best known for his expert handling of the great Black Caviar, could face a lengthy ban after one of his horses tested positive for the drug cobalt.
Wed, 14 Jan, 2015
A Lithuanian mechanic who was paid €100 a week to strip high-end stolen vehicles so car parts could be shipped on to Eastern Europe has been sentenced to three years in jail.
Fri, 28 Nov, 2014
Ryan Moore confirmed his position as one of the best jockeys in the world by winning the Emirates Melbourne Cup at Flemington aboard German raider Protectionist.
Tue, 04 Nov, 2014
A clenched fist and a loud holler offered a revealing insight into Michael Stoute’s private thoughts after Estimate passed the line in front at Doncaster.
Sat, 13 Sep, 2014
Aidan O’Brien has two good reasons to give Tapestry her next start in the Coolmore Fastnet Rock Matron Stakes at Leopardstown on September 13.
Wed, 03 Sep, 2014
Mick Kinane has hailed Vintage Crop as an "iconic stayer" after the Melbourne Cup hero passed away at the age of 27.
Tue, 15 Jul, 2014
Mick Kinane has hailed Vintage Crop as an “iconic stayer” after the Melbourne Cup hero passed away at the age of 27.
Mon, 14 Jul, 2014
Trainer Eddie Lynam plans to send Slade Power to Australia for the 2014 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.
Thu, 26 Jun, 2014
Camelot could use the Qipco Champion Stakes at Ascot on Saturday week as a springboard towards the Breeders’ Cup meeting in November.
Fri, 11 Oct, 2013
Johnny Murtagh plans to give Royal Diamond a workout over the weekend before making a final decision as to whether he makes the trip to Australia for the Emirates Melbourne Cup.
Wed, 25 Sep, 2013
Connections of Simenon are “committed” in their pursuit of the Emirates Melbourne Cup – even though the talented stayer is not yet guaranteed a place in the final line-up.
Thu, 19 Sep, 2013
Trainer Clive Cox has revealed plans to send star sprinter Lethal Force on a trip to Australia later this year have been shelved.
Mon, 12 Aug, 2013
Hot favourite Animal Kingdom will face a maximum of 14 rivals in Tuesday’s Queen Anne Stakes, the opening event of Royal Ascot.
Thu, 13 Jun, 2013
Unbeaten Australian star Black Caviar has been retired, trainer Peter Moody has announced.
Wed, 17 Apr, 2013
Peter Moody has revealed there is a “concerted push” for Australian superstar Black Caviar to return to Royal Ascot this year and be covered by the incredible Frankel afterwards.
Mon, 25 Mar, 2013
Connections of Black Caviar will discuss the possibility of the unbeaten mare returning to Royal Ascot this year – although the chances are still “very slim” at this stage.
Mon, 18 Feb, 2013
Top Australian jockey Damien Oliver has been disqualified for eight months and suspended for a further two months following a hearing in Flemington.
Tue, 20 Nov, 2012
Anyone else find last weekend's Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita a complete bore?
Sat, 10 Nov, 2012
A distinct lack of pace was blamed for the largely disappointing European showing in the Emirates Melbourne Cup yesterday, which was won by Green Moon.
Wed, 07 Nov, 2012
Luca Cumani has confirmed Ryan Moore will partner ante-post favourite Mount Athos in the Emirates Melbourne Cup at Flemington on November 6.
Sat, 22 Sep, 2012
Black Caviar preserved her astounding unbeaten record with a narrow triumph in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot.
Sat, 23 Jun, 2012
A FIRST ever British victory in the Emirates Melbourne Cup was prevented by the narrowest possible margin once again as Ed Dunlop’s Red Cadeaux succumbed to well-fancied French stayer Dunaden.
Wed, 02 Nov, 2011
Brian Ellison’s luck was right in on Saturday as both of his runners made the final field for the Emirates Melbourne Cup at Flemington.
Sat, 29 Oct, 2011
Luca Cumani feels Bauer could have the strongest chance of his three potential Emirates Melbourne Cup runners – provided the grey makes the cut for next Tuesday’s race.
Thu, 27 Oct, 2011
WORKFORCE satisfied connections as he continued his Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe build-up with a workout at Sandown.
Wed, 21 Sep, 2011
Americain has been given top weight of 58 kilograms for the Emirates Melbourne Cup at Flemington on November 1.
Tue, 13 Sep, 2011
Whatever riches await David Lanigan, he will forever be indebted to Meeznah.
Thu, 08 Sep, 2011
Bauer is set to tackle the Geelong Cup in preparation for another crack at the Melbourne Cup following his superb victory at Haydock on Saturday.
Mon, 05 Sep, 2011
WHILE Aidan O’Brien has opted to stay away, Dermot Weld has entered Sense Of Purpose, a four-year-old mare who has won her past two starts at Leopardstown, and Galileo’s Choice, who two starts ago won a maiden hurdle at Galway, in the Emirates Melbourne Cup at Flemington on November 1, for which there have been 163 nominations.
Fri, 02 Sep, 2011
Godolphin have entered both Lost In The Moment and Cavalryman in the Emirates Melbourne Cup at Flemington on November 1, for which there have been 163 nominations.
Thu, 01 Sep, 2011
DELEGATOR could bid to end the season with a bang by seeking sprinting honours in Australia.
Sat, 06 Aug, 2011
NEWMARKET 2000 Guineas winner Frankel and unbeaten Australian sprinter Black Caviar have been ranked the joint-best racehorses in the world this year.
Sat, 28 May, 2011
MUCH interest at the Curragh this afternoon will centre on Aidan O’Brien’s Australian import, So You Think, in the Group 3 High Chaparral EBF Mooresbridge Stakes.
Mon, 02 May, 2011
DERMOT WELD is to have his first Grand National runner for 16 years after confirming Majestic Concorde a definite starter in the John Smith’s-sponsored showpiece at Aintree on Saturday.
Wed, 06 Apr, 2011
AMERICAIN broke new ground for France as he outstayed the local hero So You Think in the Emirates Melbourne Cup yesterday.
Wed, 03 Nov, 2010
Americain broke new ground for France as he outstayed the local hero So You Think in the Emirates Melbourne Cup.
Tue, 02 Nov, 2010
UNLESS Bauer or Manighar fulfil Luca Cumani’s burning ambition to lift Tuesday’s Emirates Melbourne Cup it sounds as if he will continue his pilgrimage to Australia until he does.
Mon, 01 Nov, 2010
CONNECTIONS of several European raiders for the Emirates Melbourne Cup suffered a nervous Friday as they eventually passed the strict veterinary examinations ahead of next Tuesday’s race.
Sat, 30 Oct, 2010
MICK KINANE yesterday dampened hopes of a first Irish winner of the Melbourne Cup for eight years, arguing that the trip could well prove beyond Dermot Weld’s star filly Profound Beauty.
Thu, 28 Oct, 2010
TOM QUEALLY’S return to the saddle has been delayed by 24 hours following his accident at Goodwood on Sunday and he will now be back in action at Newmarket on Friday.
Wed, 13 Oct, 2010