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Cross Counter

Slow start costly for Cross Counter in Cup

Cross Counter has finished eighth in his Melbourne Cup defence but jockey William Buick insists he ran a big race after a slow start.
Cross Counter

Cross Counter chases slice of Cup history

Cross Counter is one of 11 northern hemisphere-trained horses in this year's Melbourne Cup and is striving to become the first dual international winner.

Cross Counter among 80 Cup first acceptors

First acceptances for the $ 8 million Melbourne Cup have been taken with 80 horses, including defending titleholder Cross Counter, still in contention.

Pinatubo receives Timeform rating of 134

Unbeaten Godolphin colt Pinatubo has been given a Timeform rating of 134, the highest for a juvenile since Celtic Swing more than 25 years ago..
Charlie Appleby

Pinatubo awesome in Group One win

Pinatubo has produced an astonishing performance to land the Group One Vincent O'Brien National Stakes at the Curragh.
Cross Counter

Cross Counter given 57.5kg for Cup defence

Cross Counter has been given 57.5kg for his Melbourne Cup defence while Irish stayer Kew Gardens heads the weights with 58kg.
Charlie Appleby

Finalists for Fred Hoysted Medal announced

Charlie Appleby, Tony McEvoy, Patrick Payne, Adam Trinder and Chris Waller have been announced as finalists for the 2018-19 Fred Hoysted Award in Victoria.
Charlie Appleby

Ghaiyyath races into Arc calculations

Ghaiyyath has staked his claim for the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe with a dominant win in the Grosser Preis von Baden at Baden-Baden.

Derby winner Masar retired to stud

Trainer Charlie Appleby has paid tribute to Masar after confirming the retirement of last year's Derby winner.

Communique shines as Masar flops

Communique has continued his love affair with Newmarket to win the Princess of Wales's Stakes, with Derby winner Masar last of the six runners.

Blue Point retired to stud

Champion Godolphin sprinter Blue Point will not race again and will join Sheikh Mohammed's stallion roster.

Blue Point wins sprint double at Ascot

Blue Point has clung on grimly to complete a remarkable Royal Ascot double in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes.

Cross Counter to take on Stradivarius

Melbourne Cup winner Cross Counter is on course to clash with Stradivarius in the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot.

Godolphin unveils Sydney carnival hopes

Two of Godolphin's UK horses have stepped out at Canterbury ahead of their tilts at the Sydney Cup and All Aged Stakes.

Cup winner Appleby chases more G1 success

Blair House can wind up a successful spring carnival for trainer Charlie Appleby when he saddles Blair House in the Group One Mackinnon Stakes.

Sheikh’s delight over Melbourne Cup win

Sheikh Mohammed's first words to trainer Charlie Appleby after winning the Melbourne Cup were - in Arabic - "well done, well done, well done".

Cross Counter right type for Cup: Appleby

Trainer Charlie Appleby says Cross Counter has come through unscathed and in good order following his historic win in the Melbourne Cup.

Sheikh delighted with Melbourne Cup win

Sheikh Mohammed's first words to trainer Charlie Appleby after winning the Melbourne Cup were - in Arabic - "well done, well done, well done".
Cross Counter wins Melbourne Cup

Cross Counter wins the 2018 Melbourne Cup

Cross Counter has won a rain-affected Melbourne Cup, beating Marmelo and A Prince Of Arran in Australia's greatest race.
Cross Counter wins Melbourne Cup

Cross Counter not back to regular work yet

Connections of Cross Counter are hoping the stayer can soon resume regular training after suffering a minor setback with a cut to a leg.

Key facts on G1 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes

What you need to know about the $500,000 Group One Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes at Caulfield.

Jungle Cat headlines Rupert Clarke entries

International visitor Jungle Cat headlines 24 nominations for the Group One Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes at Caulfield.

Record numbers in quarantine for spring

A total of 27 international gallopers have entered quarantine ahead of a possible trip to Australia for the Melbourne spring carnival.

Early Aust arrival for 3 Godolphin horses

Three Godolphin Group One winners are in quarantine at Newmarket in England ahead of planned starts in early spring carnival races in Melbourne.

Cross Counter cements Cup trip with second

The Charlie Appleby-trained Cross Counter has confirmed a Melbourne Cup tilt with his second to stablemate Old Persian in the G2 Great Voltigeur Stakes at...