Tag: 'Cross Counter'

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Appleby eyes second Melbourne Cup success

Charlie Appleby is dreaming of a second Melbourne Cup success with Cross Counter after an encouraging run in the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot.
Stradivarius

Mighty Stradivarius wins a third Gold Cup

Stradivarius has claimed a third successive Ascot Gold Cup with a brilliant 10-length victory on day three at Royal Ascot.
Prince Of Arran

Cross Counter, Prince Of Arran in Gold Cup

Melbourne Cup winner Cross Counter and dual Melbourne Cup placegetter Prince Of Arran are among star stayer Stradivarius' rivals in the Royal Ascot Gold Cup.
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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.
Frankie Dettori

Horses and jockeys bid to bury Cup hoodoos

They are Melbourne Cup rivals but defending titleholder Cross Counter, jockey Frankie Dettori and trainer Danny O'Brien must all buck recent history to win.
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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.

Constantinople draws well in Melbourne Cup

Highly favoured Melbourne Cup runners Constantinople, Mer De Glace and Cross Counter have drawn low barriers for the $8 million race.
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Forty two horses left in Melbourne Cup

Cross Counter and Marmelo, who ran one-two in the 2018 Melbourne Cup, have undergone scans ahead of this year's race.
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64 horses remain in Melbourne Cup entries

Second acceptances have been taken for this year's Melbourne Cup with 64 horses remaining in contention.

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.
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Overseas competitors enter quarantine

As the first international horses arrive for Melbourne's spring carnival, the final batch hasentered pre-export quarantine in the England and Ireland.
Prince Of Arran

First order of entries released for Cups

Cross Counter and Marmelo are high in the ballot for the 2019 Melbourne Cup but another of last year's placegetters Prince Of Arran is down...
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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.
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Kew Gardens heads Melbourne Cup weights

Kew Gardens heads the weights for the Melbourne Cup with 58kg, 0.5kg more than last year's winner Cross Counter.
Winx

Five contenders for Vic Horse of the Year

Winx, Cross Counter, Mystic Journey, Santa Ana Lane and Sunlight have been named as the five finalists for the Victorian Racehorse of the Year award.
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Cross Counter nominated for Cups

Last year's winner Cross Counter is among the horses nominated for the next running of Australia's most famous race.

Cross Counter third to Stradivarius

Melbourne Cup winner Cross Counter has finished third in the Goodwood Cup won for the third time by Stradivarius.

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.

Dubai Gold Cup plans for Cross Counter

The Dubai Gold Cup on World Cup night at Meydan has been pencilled in for Melbourne Cup winner Cross Counter's first start of 2019.

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 in top order after Cup win

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

McEvoy gallops Cross Counter at Werribee

Godolphin stayer Cross Counter has galloped at Werribee under Kerrin McEvoy in preparation for the Melbourne Cup.