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Mourilyan holds Herman’s hopes

Mourilyan has raced in six countries in advance of Tuesday’s Emirates Melbourne Cup (G1).  Some of his greatest successes have come in Dubai, the winner of two handicaps in 2008 and second in the DRC Gold Cup of 2009, a ...

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Kirklees to get Dettori for Melbourne Cup

A winner at the 2009 Dubai International Racing Carnival, Godolphin’s Kirklees was only seventh in the Caulfield Cup but suffered a wide ride from Kerrin McEvoy.  Now, Frankie Dettori will be on board for next Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup.  Click HERE ...

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Vineyard Haven works for gritty DeFrancis Dash win

Making his second start since a fourth-place finish in the 2009 UAE 2000 Guineas (G3), Vineyard Haven was first past the post once again, and would stay that way, in the Frank DeFrancis Dash (G1) at Laurel Park.  Godolphin’s sophomore ...

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Spanish Moon confirmed for Breeders’ Cup Turf

The fabulous season from Sir Michael Stoute trainee Spanish Moon will seek to continue with a trip to the Breeders’ Cup at Santa Anita in November.  Specifically, the Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1) over 12 furlongs will be the target as ...

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Vineyard Haven favored in DeFrancis Dash

Following a fourth place finish in the UAE 2000 Guineas (G3), Vineyard Haven was returned to America and prepared for a fall campaign.  Godolphin’s son of Lido Palace returned with an incredibly impressive, albeit erratic, performance in the Kings Bishop ...

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Presvis prepping for Hong Kong Cup at Lingfield

Second home behind Gladiatorus in the Dubai Duty Free (G1), Presvis bounced back with a sparkling, albeit narrow, win in the Audemars Piguet QE II Cup (G1) at Sha Tin and just missed in the Singapore International Airlines Cup (G1) ...

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Crime Scene, Basaltico, hope for Geelong success

Godolphin’s Crime Scene, a winner on the opening night of the 2009 Dubai International Racing Carnival, hopes to get a solid prep while DIRC alum Basaltico hopes to secure a spot in the upcoming Emirates Melbourne Cup with a strong performances, if ...

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Jukebox Jury pointing to 2010 Dubai Sheema Classic

After a strong second in the Canadian International (G1) behind Champs Elysees, the winner of the 2009 Grosser Preis Von Europa (G1), Jukebox Jury, is being pointed to a start in the 2010 Dubai Sheema Classic (G1), reports trainer Mark ...

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Kirklees only seventh in Caulfield Cup

Kirklees, Godolphin’s chance for the 2009 Melbourne Cup (G1), disappointed with a seventh in Saturday’s Caulfield Cup (G1) as 2008 Melbourne Cup winner Viewed took the spoils.  Kerrin McEvoy got into the colt early and was floated incredibly wide in ...

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Report: Gladiatorus to Breeders’ Cup Mile

After a resounding 4.5 length victory in the Premio Vittorio di Capua (G1) at San Siro, 2009 Dubai Duty Free (G1) winner Gladiatorus will next be pointed to the Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) at Santa Anita according to a story ...

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Godolphin looks for Caulfield Cup repeat

Kirklees, a 2009 Dubai International Carnival winner and victor of three consecutive stakes races in England, is one of 18 to contest this Saturday’s Caulfield Cup in Australia, beginning a fortnight of top racing down under.  Run over 2400 meters ...

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