Cup Doubt For Asterix

Part-owner Sam Kelt immediately flagged the Gr.1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) as a spring target for smart staying three-year-old, who has stamina in his pedigree, however ongoing foot issues could thwart that plan.

Eduardo In Holiday Mode, Everest Awaits

The ageless sprinter hasn’t raced since finishing second in the T J Smith Stakes to Nature Strip last month and his trainer Joe Pride is satisfied with his decision not to run his stable star in the Group 1 in Brisbane this weekend.