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Marmelo retired to stud after Cup drama

The 2018 Melbourne Cup runner-up Marmelo has been retired to stand at stud in France, a fortnight after his controversial scratching from the 2019 race.

Owners consider legal options with Marmelo

The controversial scratching of Marmelo has left his English trainer Hughie Morrison questioning why local horses haven't been subjected to the same CT scans.
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RV vet tests begin on all Cup runners

Standing CT scans will be ordered on any remaining Melbourne Cup runner Racing Victoria vets think may have a problem before final declarations.

Trainer disputes scan findings on Marmelo

English trainer Hughie Morrison says he has expert advice the interpretation of a CT scan on Marmelo is wrong and the horse should run in...

Morrison to appeal Marmelo Cup withdrawal

English trainer Hughie Morrison will appeal the Victorian stewards decision to rule last year's Melbourne Cup runner-up Marmelo out on veterinary grounds.

Marmelo on target for Melbourne Cup start

Trainer Hughie Morrison insists Marmelo is in good order as he strives for his first Melbourne Cup victory at his third attempt.

Marmelo to miss Irish St Leger

Marmelo will bypass the Irish St Leger at the Curragh and instead head straight to Australia for the Melbourne Cup in which he was second...

Marmelo wins Prix Kergolay in France

Marmelo has won the Prix Kergolay at Deauville and is set to return to Australia to try to go one better than his second in...

Agonising defeat for Marmelo in France

Hughie Morrison has been left disappointed as Marmelo narrowly failed to win back-to-back editions of the Prix Maurice de Nieuil at ParisLongchamp.

Marmelo fighting fit after French win

Trainer Hughie Morrison says Melbourne Cup contender Marmelo may have one more run before heading to Australia.
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Hughie Morrison cleared over anabolic steroid positive

A judiciary panel has found a horse trained by Hughie Morrison was given a steroid by an unknown person.
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Hughie Morrison waits for BHA decision

A British Horseracing Authority disciplinary panel will determine trainer Hughie Morrison's fate after a hearing into a drug positive in one of his horses.

Proof will be in the pudding for Marmelo – Hughie Morrison

THE challenge of being one of the longest priced favourites in Melbourne Cup history has not been lost on Hughie Morrison as the trainer attempts...