Tag: 'Bart Cummings'

Melbourne Cup winner Rogan Josh

Melbourne Cup winner Rogan Josh dies aged 29

Living Legends have announced that 1999 Melbourne Cup winner Rogan Josh has sadly passed away. ‘Josh’, as he was affectionately known, was humanely euthanised following...
Chris Munce 1997 Stradbroke

Munce reflects on Dane Ripper’s Stradbroke Handicap victory

While it might not seem it for jockey-turned-trainer Chris Munce, it has been 25 years since he partnered champion mare Dane Ripper to victory in...
Bart Cummings

Which trainer has won the most Melbourne Cups?

As the 2021 Melbourne Cup approaches, HorseBetting.com.au takes a look at the most successful horse trainers in the history of the race that stops a...

Melbourne Cup Facts And Statistics

Some facts and figures on the history of the Melbourne Cup, including the most successful trainers and jockeys.

Who won the 2008 Melbourne Cup?

There is no doubt this year has been a year like few others, and you’d be forgiven for forgetting anything else that had gone before...

Mamaragan Confirmed For Guineas Start

The Stan Fox Stakes shapes an ideal target for Mamaragan but trainer John Thompson has taken a long-term view in bypassing the race for an...
Richard Freedman

Latin Boy revives memories of Bart

Latin Boy, one of the last equine links to the legendary trainer Bart Cummings, makes his Brisbane debut at Doomben.

Supernova bypasses Metrop for Melbourne

Hawkes Racing has scratched Supernova from the Group One Metropolitan in Sydney and he will instead head to Flemington for the Bart Cummings.
Surprise Baby

Surprise Baby set for latest Cup entry bid

After a narrow defeat in the Andrew Ramsden, Surprise Baby will attempt a ballot exemption into the Melbourne Cup via the Bart Cummings at Flemington.

Green Empire to revive memories of Bart

Water work-outs have Green Empire ready to revive memories of the legendary Bart Cummings when he races at Doomben.

Avilius to miss Metropolitan Handicap

Imported Godolphin stayer Avilius has been taken out of the entries for the Metropolitan Handicap at Randwick and will instead head to Melbourne.

Hush Writer ready to make Australian debut

Import Hush Writer is set to make his Australian debut in a 2040m-race at Moonee Valley as he begins a path designed to get him...

Racing NSW buys Cummings’ Princes Farm

Princes Farm, the former home of master trainer Bart Cummings, has been bought by Racing NSW as a multi-purpose horse and education facility.
Australian Cup

Key statistics on the Australian Cup

A look at the history of the Group One Australian Cup over 2000m at Flemington.
Victoria horse trainer Darren Weir

Amelie’s Star unpenalised for Bart Cummings win

RACING Victoria (RV) announced that Amelie’s Star will not be re-handicapped ahead of the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups following its win in the Group Three...
Trainers Lee Freedman and Bart Cummings

Five of our all-time favourite Bart Cummings one-liners

It is two years to the day since Bart's passing, so we thought we would honour the great man by recounting some his most famous...

Precedence aiming at another Cup tilt

THE Bart and James Cummings-trained Precedence is preparing towards yet another tilt at the Melbourne Cup on November 3. The 10-year-old is a Melbourne Cup...