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A capacity field of 18 plus three emergencies has been declared for the Group One Toorak Handicap at Caulfield with top weights Madison County and So Si Bon both drawing wide. Dual New Zealand Group One winner Madison County has drawn 19 for Saturday’s 1600m race while So Si Bon, who also has 58kg, has […]
The Peter and Paul Snowden-trained Creator has been scratched from the Group One Caulfield Guineas with first emergency Exeter now in the field. Creator, who had the outside draw in Saturday’s 1600m race, was withdrawn on Wednesday morning. Exeter is the $126 outsider of the field in Guineas betting and is now one of three […]
Racing Victoria chairman Brian Kruger has categorically ruled out shifting the Melbourne Cup to later in November. The Cup has been run on first Tuesday in November since 1875, but Racing NSW chief executive Peter V’Landys argues organisers must break with tradition for the good of the racing industry nationally. Invoking the words on The […]
After hitting the line strongly in his season return in the Group One Moir Stakes at The Valley, Stradbroke Handicap winner Trekking is favourite to win the Schillaci Stakes at Caulfield and be offered a spot in the $14 million The Everest. The Melbourne Racing Club will offer its slot in Saturday week’s The Everest […]
After a couple of weeks he would rather forget, Goulburn trainer Danny Williams hopes Rent A Rock can give him something to remember in the Spring Champion Stakes at Randwick. Williams lost two of his three Kosciuszko hopes when Floki died after contracting colitis and stakes performer She Knows was retired after suffering a suspensory […]
Chris Waller’s Nature Strip will fly the flag for James Harron in the $14 million Everest as the champion Sydney trainer weighs up what to do with his own slot. Slot holder James Harron Bloodstock on Wednesday announced they would team up with the Moir Stakes and Galaxy winner for the richest race on turf […]
Caulfield Guineas favourite Dalasan remains in the hunt for the Cox Plate after third acceptances closed for the $5 million weight-for-age race at The Valley. A total of 35 horses remain in contention for the 2040m showpiece on October 26 after third declarations on Tuesday. Dalasan, a $15 chance in latest Cox Plate betting, is […]
A total of 45 horses remain in contention for the Caulfield Cup following the latest round of declarations. Second acceptances were taken on Tuesday for the $5 million Caulfield Cup over 2400m on October 19 with places for a start still up for grabs. The field limit for the race is 18, with four emergencies, […]
Dalasan has eased as Caulfield Guineas favourite after a wide draw but his Hall of Fame trainer Leon Macdonald remains confident the colt can still get the job done in the $2 million race. A field of 16 plus three emergencies has been declared for Saturday’s Caulfield Guineas (1600m) for three-year-olds with Dalasan coming up […]
Star jockey James McDonald is confident Kubrick has what it takes to emulate his sire Shooting To Win in the Group One Caulfield Guineas. McDonald has won two Caulfield Guineas, his first aboard Shooting To Win for trainers Peter and Paul Snowden five years ago and the other a year ago on the Chris Waller-trained […]