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  • Mount Athos (IRE)

  • Age: 7 (Foaled April 19th, 2007)
  • Sex: Bay Gelding
  • Breeding: Montjeu - Ionian Sea (Slip Anchor)
  • Trainer: M Botti
  • Owner: Dr Marwan Koukash

News Clippings

Mount Athos could have run his last race

April 30th, 2015

Mount Athos could have run his last race after trainer Marco Botti ruled out an appearance at Chester next week.

Mount Athos may run only once more before Melbourne Cup

May 18th, 2014

Mount Athos could make just one more competitive appearance before his third bid for Melbourne Cup glory in November.

Mount Athos peaks at Newbury

May 17th, 2014

Mount Athos and Jamie Spencer returned to winning form with a smart success in the JLT Aston Park Stakes at Newbury.

Athos sights turn to Yorkshire Cup

May 9th, 2014

Mount Athos has been declared a non-runner in the Boodles Diamond Ormonde Stakes due to the deteriorating ground conditions at Chester.

Mount Athos set for Dubai Sheema Classic

March 24th, 2014

Connections are delighted with the preparation of Mount Athos ahead of Saturday's Dubai Sheema Classic on World Cup night at Meydan.

Mount Athos has switched trainers

January 4th, 2014

Leading owner Dr Marwan Koukash has announced Mount Athos has switched trainers from Luca Cumani to Marco Botti.

Kingscote seeking track experience

October 30th, 2013

Richard Kingscote has been forced to sit tight as he waits to see if he will be able to get some first-hand experience at Flemington before riding Brown Panther in next Tuesday's Emirates Melbourne Cup.

Mount Athos impressed Craig Williams with his workout on Friday

October 25th, 2013

Craig Williams was impressed with the efforts of Mount Athos as he partnered the horse in a workout at the Werribee International Horse Centre on Friday morning.

Mount Athos will follow a similar path to the Melbourne Cup

July 21st, 2013

Mount Athos will follow a similar path to last season ahead of a second tilt at the Emirates Melbourne Cup in November.

Mount Athos is set to tackle the Hardwicke Stakes at Royal Ascot

June 4th, 2013

Mount Athos is set to tackle the Hardwicke Stakes at Royal Ascot following his easy success at Chester last month.

Mount Athos routed his rivals in the Boodles Diamond Ormonde Stakes

May 10th, 2013

Mount Athos routed his rivals when landing the Group Three Boodles Diamond Ormonde Stakes at Chester.

Dr Marwan Koukash believes Mount Athos can run a big race in Sunday's Japan Cup

November 22nd, 2012

Connections of Mount Athos are hoping the five-year-old can capitalise on a good draw in Sunday's Japan Cup to make amends for his defeat in the Melbourne Cup.

There was an Australian winner of the Melbourne Cup as the internationals rued the slow pace

November 6th, 2012

British raiders were left to bemoan the lethargic gallop to the Emirates Melbourne Cup at Flemington as Green Moon ensured Australia's greatest racing prize remained on home soil for the first time in three years.

Moore expecting big run from Mount Athos in Emirates Melbourne Cup

November 5th, 2012

Ryan Moore believes he could have a triumphant first ride in the Emirates Melbourne Cup when he teams up with Mount Athos for Luca Cumani at Flemington on Tuesday.

Relaxed Cumani back on cup trail

November 2nd, 2012

Luca Cumani is satisified with preparations for his team ahead of Tuesday's Emirates Melbourne Cup at Flemington.

Cumani lands in Melbourne

October 30th, 2012

Luca Cumani has arrived in Australia to prepare Mount Athos and My Quest For Peace for Tuesday's Emirates Melbourne Cup.

Cumani fears French

October 25th, 2012

Luca Cumani fears his Melbourne Cup runners face a tough task against the French raiders Dunaden and Americain.

Moore set for Mount ride

September 21st, 2012

Ryan Moore is set to ride ante-post favourite Mount Athos in the Emirates Melbourne Cup at Flemington on November 6.

Mount Athos sees off Panther

August 18th, 2012

Mount Athos was a comfortable winner of the Betfred 'The Bonus King' Geoffrey Freer Stakes at Newbury on Saturday.

Cumani expectant of Athos

August 15th, 2012

Luca Cumani is hoping to secure a place in this year's Melbourne Cup for his improving stayer Mount Athos.