Why do European horses perform so well in Australia?

 

 ·      Most of the time, they have been bred to stay.

·      They are generally lightly raced as 2yo.

·      They have been trained to stay from day one.

·      Track work over long rising gallops without turning favours the conditioning of stamina.

·      Their leaner body shape allows them to stay lighter and sounder.

·      With our warmer climate these horses generally thrive upon arrival.

·      In France, pre-race medication is banned three weeks before race day whilst horses in Australia can be treated for niggling pain a week before racing.

·      They reach complete maturity as 4yo at the time they are generally imported.

·      40% of European races are run over 2000m vs 8% in Australia only.

·      The Australian “short and sharp” training methods allow fit imported stayers to gain fast twitch muscles and to add speed to their stamina based fitness.

·      The French “sit and sprint” racing pattern is somewhat very similar to a typical Flemington style of race.

See how they improve ! 

Horses

European credential &
 last timeform rating

Ausralian achievment &

 best timeform rating

FIORENTE

Gr.2 winner in GB over 2400m / 110

Melbourne Cup winner / 125

GREEN MOON

Listed winner in GB over 2000m / 104

Melbourne Cup winner / 124

AMERICAIN

Gr.2 winner in France over 3000m / 115

Melbourne Cup winner / 126

DUNADEN

Gr.3 winner in France over 3000m /  110

Melbourne Cup winner / 130

PROTECTIONIST

Gr.2 winner in France over 3000m / 117

Melbourne Cup winner / 128

RED CADEAUX

Gr.2 winner in GB over 2800m / 120

3X 2nd in the Melbourne Cup / 127

MANIGHAR

Gr.2 winner in France over 3000m / 113+

3X Gr .1 winner (2000m-2400m) / 126

ADELAIDE

Gr.3 winner in Ireland over 2000m / 116+

Cox Plate winner (2000m) / 124+

OPINION

Handicap winner in GB over 2000-2400m /103+

Gr.1 winner 2400m / 114

THE OFFER

Handicap winner in Ireland over 2400m / 118

Gr.1 winner - Sydney Cup (3200m) / 122

AU REVOIR

Listed winner in France over 2400m / 114

Gr.2 winner (2400m) 114

FORETELLER

Listed winner in France over 1800m / 104

3XGr.1 winner (1600m-1800m-2000m) / 124

MOURAYAN

Listed winner in Ireland over 1800m 116

Gr.1 winner - Sydney Cup (3200m) / 119

HE’S YOUR MAN

Listed winner in France over 2400m /  111

Gr.1 winner on 1600m / 124

CONTRIBUTER

Listed winner in GB over 2000m / 118+

Dual Gr.1 winner (1600m-2000m) / 124

JUNOOB

Listed winner in GB over 2000m / 95

Gr.2 winner/Gr.1 pl. (2000m) / 120

PORNICHET

3rd in a Gr.1 in France over 1600m / 113

Gr.1 winner on 2000m / 123

HARTNELL

Gr.3 winner in GB over 2600m / 114

Gr.1 winner on 2400m / 124

SIDE GLANCE

Gr.3 winner in GB over 1600m / 107

Gr.1 winner (2000m) / 124

SPILLWAY

3 wins in GB over 2000-2200m / 112

Gr.1 winner (2000m) / 119

WEARY

2 wins in GB and France over 1200-1400m / 107

Gr.2 winner/Gr.1 pl. (1200-1600m) / 117

PUISSANCE DE LUNE

1w, 2pl at 3yo in France: 1800m /2100m / 91

Gr.2 winner/Gr.1 pl. (1400-2400m) / 122

SHAHWARDI

Listed winner in France over 2400m / 111+

Gr.2 winner (2400m) / 114+

DISCLAIMER

Listed winner in GB over 2300m / 78

Gr.3 winner (2300m)/Gr.1 pl. / 108

ARALDO

Listed winner in Germany over 2800m / 99

Listed winner (2500m)/2nd Gr.1 (2400m) /113

SEVILLE

Gr.1 pl in Europe (2100-2400m) / 114

Gr.1 winner (2400m) / 119

 

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