The father-son training combination of Anthony and Sam Freedman is yet to taste success in the Melbourne Cup, despite the family having five wins in the Flemington feature.
Anthony Freedman, prior to his son Sam joining him, as a stand-alone trainer had his best result in a Melbourne Cup in 2011, when he trained Lucas Cranach to a game third.
The Freedman training duo will saddle up Without A Fight in the 2023 Melbourne Cup, with reigning cup-winning jockey Mark Zahra set to partner the 7 year old, after forgoing the ride on Gold Trip.
How many Melbourne Cups have Anthony & Sam Freedman won?
Anthony Freedman has officially won zero Melbourne Cups, although the Freedman family can lay claim to five victories in the great race.
The first of the Freedman brothers Melbourne Cups came in 1995, when Tawriffic defeated his stablemate Super Impose to quinella the race.
The second Melbourne Cup victory came 1993 when the legendary grey Subzero defeated a quality field.
Doriemus was the next Melbourne Cup victor for the Freedman family in 1995, after he backed up from the the Caulfield Cup victory.
But perhaps the Freedman families greatest achievement came when they trained Makye Diva to successive Melbourne Cup wins in 2004 and 2005.
What runners do Anthony and Sam Freedman have in the 2023 Melbourne Cup?
Anthony and Sam Freedman have got Without A Fight running in the 2023 Melbourne Cup, which is their only runner in the Flemington feature.
Without A Fight
- Age: 7YO
- Color: Brown
- Sex: Gelding
- Sire: Teofilo (IRE)
- Dam: Khor Sheed (GB)
Without A Fight 2023 Melbourne Cup Odds
Career stats for Without A Fight
- Career: 22: 10-3-4
- Flemington: 1: 0-0-0
- Distance: 1: 0-0-0
- Wet: 6: 2-0-2
- Good: 16: 8-3-2
- Group 1: 4: 1-0-0
- Win %: 45%
- Place %: 77%
Melbourne Cup results for Without A Fight
|2022||13/22||Simon & Ed Crisford||William Buick||18||55.5kg||$11||21.15L|
Recent Form for Without A Fight
|Oct 21||Caulfield Cup||Caulfield||2400m||1/18||Mark Zahra||7||55.5kg||$8.50||–|
|Sep 23||Underwood Stakes||Caulfield||1800m||6/15||Mark Zahra||10||59kg||$4.60||2.25L|
|June 10||Q22||Eagle Farm||2200m||1/14||Mark Zahra||11||59kg||$2.80||–|
|May 27||Lord Mayors Cup||Eagle Farm||1800m||1/11||Mark Zahra||10||58kg||$9||–|