Keyword: Melbourne Cup

  • Americain

    Americain International

    MAHUBAH'S CORNER<br />Ky-bred Americain is an Australian group I winner and French highweight. But, where will the Dynaformer sire line's great hope stand at stud?

  • Dunaden Triumphs in Melbourne Cup Thriller

    For the second consecutive year, a French-trained winner of the Geelong Cup (Aus-III) captured Australia's most famous race, the Aus$6 million Melbourne Cup (Aus-I).

  • Melbourne Cup Preview: A Fascinating Affair

    The 2011 edition of the $6 million 3200m contest has attracted a full field of 24, six of them balloted after acceptances on Saturday evening. Last year's winner, Americain, is favored.

  • Caulfield Cup favorite December Draw

    Watch the Imports in Caulfield Cup

    Former U.K. galloper December Draw has thrived in Australia and is the early favorite in this premier prep for the Melbourne Cup.

  • Video: International Feature - Living Legends

    Simon Burgess interviews Andrew Clarke, CEO of Living Legends, about the international home of rest for champion horses. Andrew discusses his athletes and each of their personalities.

  • Melbourne Cup Winner by Street Cry

    Street Cry's status as a top international stallion took on new meaning when his son Shocking captured one of the world's greatest races, the Emirates Melbourne Cup (Aust-I).

  • Shocking Steals Melbourne Cup Victory

    Eales Racing's Shocking coasted to a three-quarters length victory over European invader Crime Scene to win the 149th running of the $5,500,000 Emirates Melbourne Cup (Aus-I) at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Victoria Nov. 2.

  • Melbourne Cup to Air on HRTV

    HRTV announced Oct. 29 it will broadcast the prestigious Melbourne Cup (Aust-I) from Australia on Monday, Nov. 2.

  • Viewed (inside, checkered silks), edges out Bauer in the Melbourne Cup.

    Viewed Wins Melbourne Cup by a Nose

    Bart Cummings, the old man of Australian racing, scored his 12th victory in the Emirates Melbourne Cup (Aus-I) when his 40-1 shot Viewed won a nose photo finish over Irish challenger Bauer during the 148th running of the world's biggest handicap event at Flemington racecourse on Nov. 4.

  • Virus Outbreak Does Little to Spoil Melbourne Cup

    The equine influenza outbreak has not been able to penetrate the outer shell of excellence of the Melbourne Cup (Aus-I). In fact, the Aus$5 million ($4.6million) Cup, at two miles Nov. 6, features as good a field as ever.

  • Coolmore&#39;s Scorpion will miss his scheduled start in the Nov. 5 Melbourne Cup (Aus-I) due to a minor injury.

    Favored Scorpion Out of Melbourne Cup

    Top Irish galloper Scorpion, likely favorite for the Nov. 6 Aus$5-million Melbourne Cup (Aus-I), has been withdrawn from the classic at Australia's Flemington Racecourse after trainer Aidan O'Brien reported the Montjeu colt was lame.

  • Tacit Agreement Bought for Melbourne Cup

    American distance specialist Tacit Agreement, a winner of three straight stakes races at Calder in his last three starts by more than 31 combined lengths, has been purchased privately and will ship to Australia to prepare for the 2007 US$4.2 million Melbourne Cup (Aus-I) on Nov. 6.

  • San Juan Capistrano Winner to be Invited to Melbourne Cup

    The winner of Sunday's San Juan Capistrano Invitational Handicap (gr. IIT) at Santa Anita will receive an automatic invitation to compete in this year's Emirates Melbourne Cup (Aus-I), according to a strategic partnership announced Thursday by Santa Anita and the Victoria Racing Club.

  • With Queen Gone, Who Will Take Melbourne Crown?

    With Makybe Diva retired, the Nov. 6 Emirates Melbourne Cup (Aus-I) appears a free-for-all. The champion mare won the Cup three years in a row, but that crown will go to another horse this year.

  • HRTV to Air Melbourne Cup on Nov. 6

    HorseRacing TV will give viewers a trackside seat at Australia's greatest Thoroughbred race when it presents live coverage of the $5 million (Aus) Melbourne Cup on Nov. 6 at 11 p.m. ET.

  • First Batch of Shippers Arrive for Melbourne Races

    The Victoria Racing Club of Melbourne, Australia received its first taste of international flavor Oct. 4 when the initial batch of overseas feature-race entrants arrived at Melbourne International Airport.

  • Makybe Diva Named Australia's Horse of Year

    Makybe Diva was named Australia's Horse of the Year for the second time in a row in a landslide and the 7-year-old mare also secured two divisional honors in ceremonies Aug 2.

  • Makybe Diva Named Australia's Horse of Year

    Makybe Diva was named Australia's Horse of the Year for the second time in a row in a landslide and the 7-year-old mare also secured two divisional honors in ceremonies Aug 2.

  • Serenade Rose Takes Victoria Oaks

    Serenade Rose easily won the $775,000 (Australian funds) Victoria Oaks (Aust-I) Nov. 3 to provide the Ashford-rostered Stravinsky with his most important southern success.

  • 'Diva Fever Rises as Three-peat Attempt On

    The first part of the wait is over. Makybe Diva was given the green light Saturday (Oct. 29) to attempt an unprecedented third straight win in the $5 million (Australian funds) Melbourne Cup (Aust-I) Nov 1.

  • International Runners Set to Claim 'The Cup'

    Final declarations are in for the 2005 Melbourne Cup and only a handful of International contenders remain in the field for the historic two-mile, group I event. English invader Carte Diamond was the last to drop out after a freak accident in a morning workout yesterday.

  • Railings Wins Caulfied Cup; Japan's Eye Popper Just Beaten

    Should Japan owner Shunsuke Yoshida accept the challenge of running Eye Popper in the Melbourne Cup (Aust-I), he should be assured of a greater representation from his country's media at Flemington Nov. 1 than witnessed the horse's grand Caulfield Cup (Aust-I) second Oct. 15.

  • Sweet Stream Out of Melbourne Cup, Irwin Says

    French-based Sweet Stream has been withdrawn from consideration for the Melbourne Cup (Aus-I) Nov. 1 at Flemington, Barry Irwin, president of Team Valor, announced Thursday.

  • Vinnie Roe Denied 5th Straight St. Leger

    British raider Collier Hill denied veteran Vinnie Roe a fifth consecutive win in the Irish Field St. Leger (Ire-I) at the Curragh on Saturday.

  • Sweet Stream Gets Rider for Melbourne Cup

    Sweet Stream, the French-based mare who booked passage to the Melbourne Cup (Aus-I) with a convincing victory last week in the Park Hill Stakes (Eng-II) in England, will be ridden Nov. 1 at Flemington by veteran jockey Greg Childs.

  • Legend of Makybe Diva Grows

    A legend grew at Flemington March 12 as Makybe Diva soared to new heights in winning the Australian Cup (Aust-I). The two-time Melbourne Cup (Aust-I) heroine, at the same oval, expanded her empire beyond handicaps, and with a panache any Diva would kill for.

  • Melbourne Cup Sees Record Number of International Entries

    The 2004 Emirates Melbourne Cup (Aust-I) has attracted 295 entries with a record 55 international nominations. That number of international entries tops the 54 international horses that were nominated four years ago.

  • Mummify, Mamool Drawn Well for Melbourne Cup

    Three-time Australian group I winner Mummify and Godolphin Racing's star Mamool head a field of 24 entered in Tuesday's $2.83 million Melbourne Cup (Aus-I) over two miles at Flemington racecourse.

  • Mummify Wraps Up Caulfield Cup

    Mummify, a horse with a name which might belong in antiquity, wrapped up the 126th Caulfield Cup (Aust-I) in Melbourne, Australia on Oct. 18 with a wire-to-wire win.