Posts containing the tag Amanda Elliott

Another nail in the Melbourne Cup coffin

Posted by Paul Moon in Blog | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Racing Horse should be celebrating another fantastic Melbourne Cup this morning but unfortunately we cannot – in fact we feel quite flat for a number of reasons. We have been watching the race since 1968 and this is the first time we have been underwhelmed. Obviously a certain virus and empty stands has left … Continue reading

2020 MELBOURNE CUP – Cause For Concern!

Posted by Paul Moon in Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Love, loyalty and bond for the Melbourne Cup has lived in my heart for 52 years but I am now concerned about its future – I would like to explain why. In all its manifestations the Melbourne Cup is the one race or sporting event in the world that genuinely and emotionally connects with the … Continue reading

Melbourne Cup Update

Posted by Paul Moon in Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

On Saturday night the trainers, owners and connections of 24 fabulous horses will attend the Phar Lap Lounge on the Flemington Racecourse for the live televised draw of the 2019 Melbourne Cup. This great race is taking shape regarding runners and riders and at this stage it looks as though there could be 11 UK … Continue reading

Introducing Georgia Connolly to the UK

Posted by Paul Moon in Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Victoria Racing Club (VRC) Ambassador Georgia Connolly will make her international debut as an amateur jockey at Glorious Goodwood in the Magnolia Cup tomorrow, all in the name of charity. The 2019 Magnolia Cup charity race will feature a field of strong, inspirational women from the worlds of business, sport, fashion, music, and media, who will … Continue reading

The Melbourne Cup – Without Equal

Posted by Paul Moon in Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

 The Racing Horse has only just returned from Australia after taking in a massive 13-race programme of Flat and Harness Racing including our first Melbourne Cup Carnival visit. Along the way we witnessed fabulous characters, brilliant sportsmen and wonderful horses whilst meeting and talking to some of the very best people in racing. Suffice … Continue reading