Tag: 'Russian Camelot'


Punt Drunk: Another jockey banned as RV cracks down on doping

TGIF! Punt Drunk takes a look at some of the major stories doing the rounds as we approach a mega weekend of racing, including Russian...
The Truman Show

Punt Drunk: All set for standard Sydney deluge on Slipper Day

Punt Drunk takes a look at the major stories in Australian racing as we head into the weekend, including two big retirements and Saturday's grim...
Russian Camelot

Tendon injury forces Russian Camelot retirement

Connections of Group 1 winning European import Russian Camelot have made the heart-breaking decision to retire the four-year-old after he suffered a tendon injury in...
Damien Oliver

Traffic concerns at The Valley ahead of All Star Mile

A field of 15 for the $5 million All Star Mile (1600m) at The Valley on Saturday is something a number of jockeys will not...
Russian Camelot

Russian Camelot set for Valley gallop

All Star Mile contender Russian Camelot will head to The Valley on Tuesday for one last serious piece of work ahead of the $5 million...

Russian Camelot On Track For All-Star Bid

Trainer Danny O'Brien is keen to stick to his original plan to run Russian Camelot in the All-Star Mile ahead of a light autumn carnival...
Punt Drunk racing news & tips

Punt Drunk: Russian Camelot steps up prep for All Star Mile

Punt Drunk brings you some of the day's best bets and new stories, including the latest on Russian Camelot's prep for the All Star Mile...
Russian Camelot

Russian Camelot Aimed At Two Rich Races

Danny O'Brien is setting stable star Russian Camelot for an autumn cameo in two of Australia's richest races in Melbourne and Sydney.
Punt Drunk horse racing news & views

Punt Drunk: Russian Camelot tops market for All Star Mile

Punt Drunk all the goss and best bets ahead of Tuesday's horse racing action, including the latest on Russian Camelot's All Star Mile bid...
Miami Bound

She’s Melbourne Cup-Bound After Valley Win

A wet track and rise in distance helped Miami Bound return to her best with an easy win in the Moonee Valley Cup and the...
Russian Camelot

Russian Camelot On Song For Cox Plate Bid

Trainer Danny O'Brien wasn't perturbed by Russian Camelot's last-start defeat at Caulfield saying he wasn't suited by the slow tempo of the race.

Perth Queen Regains Her Crown Over Camelot

Former star Perth mare Arcadia Queen won her first race in over a year when she defeated Russian Camelot in the Group One Caulfield Stakes.
Russian Camelot

Russian Camelot To Take On Familiar Faces

Danny O'Brien's star Russian Camelot takes on only five rivals in his Cox Plate lead in run in the Caulfield Stakes, including four he beat...
Vow And Declare

Vow And Declare Ready For Turnbull Stakes

Danny O'Brien believes both last year's Melbourne Cup winner Vow And Declare and King Of Leogrance are on track to produce big efforts in the...

Spring Racing Review: Future Group 1 stars emerge

New favourites have been installed in races such as the Caulfield Guineas and the Melbourne Cup. We dive into the big winners and losers in...
Russian Camelot

Rising Star Russian Camelot Earns Praise

Russian Camelot has rocketed to the top of markets for the two biggest races of the Melbourne spring with a dominant victory in the Underwood...
Harbour Views

Williams Fears Camelot In Underwood

Matthew Williams is happy with how Harbour Views is progressing but believes he faces a big test in taking on Russian Camelot in the Underwood...
Damien Oliver

Oliver Has Pick Of Stars In Melbourne Cup

Damien Oliver will choose between two of trainer Danny O'Brien's stars, Russian Camelot and last year's winner Vow And Declare, in the Melbourne Cup.
Mark Zahra

Fierce Impact Holds Off Russian Camelot

Fierce Impact has recorded his third Group One win over 1600 metres when fending off the exciting Russian Camelot to claim the Makybe Diva Stakes.

Dalasan Aiming To Win His First Group One

South Australian horses have dominated feature interstate races in recent weeks and Leon MacDonald is hoping Dalasan can continue the winning run.
Russian Camelot

O’Brien Excited By Rising Star’s Return

Danny O'Brien is hoping hype will meet expectation with Russian Camelot when he resumes from a spell in the Makybe Diva Stakes at Flemington.

English Derby Winner Top Weight For Cup

Handicaps have been released for the Melbourne Cup with English Derby winner Anthony Van Dyck given the distinction of being allocated top weight.
Fierce Impact

Fierce Impact On Song For Makybe Diva

Fierce Impact loves 1600 metres and the star Sydney galloper will return to Flemington to take on a top-class field over the distance in the...
Danny O'Brien

Raceday gallop for O’Brien pair at Geelong

Two of trainer Danny O'Brien's spring contenders, Vow And Declare and Russian Camelot, have taken part in a gallop between races at Geelong.
Russian Camelot

O’Brien-trained stars to gallop at Geelong

The Danny O'Brien-trained stablemates Vow And Declare and Russian Camelot will have a raceday gallop at Geelong as part of their preparations towards spring.