Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr) are among the top horse racing trainers in Victoria, with the pair set to have one runner in the 2023 Melbourne Cup.
The one runner set to represent the Price & Kent stable is the 5-year-old mare Lastotchka. The last-start Prix Gladiateur winner in France, previously trained by Jean-Marie Beguigne, will represent the Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr) stable as a $26 hope with the top bookmakers.
The Mick Price & Michael Kent duo have 2779 wins and 44 Group 1’s between them and will be hoping the French Mare will give them their 45th Group 1 win on Tuesday, November 7.
How many Melbourne Cups have Mick Price & Michael Kent Jnr won?
The Price & Kent stable are yet to win the Melbourne Cup as a training partnership. They have had one runner-up in the cup since partnering, with Oceanex finishing in 11th place in 2020.
What horses do Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr) have in the 2023 Melbourne Cup?
Lastotchka is set to make her Australian debut when she lines up in the 2023 Melbourne Cup. While technically not an international runner in this year’s Melbourne Cup, Lastotchka will make her Australian debut since arriving at the Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr) barn. The four-year-old mare was able to peak at her final international start, securing a career highlight in the Group 3 Prix Gladiateur (3100m) at Longchamp. Lastotchka will be a top four chance on Tuesday.
- Age: 4YO
- Color: Bay
- Sex: Mare
- Sire: Myboycharlie (IRE)
- Dam: Muthia (GB)
Career stats for Lastotchka
- Career: 12: 4-2-1
- Flemington: 0: 0-0-0
- Distance: 0: 0-0-0
- Good: 2: 0-0-1
- Wet: 10: 4-2-0
- Group 1: 0: 0-0-0
- Win %: 33%
- Place %: 58%