Solicit Removed From 2014 Australian Guineas List

February 24, 2014

Solicit Removed From 2014 Australian Guineas List

Having appeared in early nominations for this Saturday’s major Group 1 feature at Flemington, owner David Moodie has elected to remove Solicit from an appearance in the Australian Guineas (1600m) with a view to a lengthy autumn preparation.

Solicit will not contest the 2014 Australia Guineas, despite featuring as outright second-favourite in betting markets

Solicit will not contest the 2014 Australia Guineas, despite featuring as outright second-favourite in betting markets. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Despite featuring as outright second-favourite in betting markets for the 2014 Australia Guineas behind 2014 CS Hayes Stakes champion Hucklebuck, Solicit will instead contest the Group 2 Kewney Stakes (1400m) on March 8th, as confirmed by Moodie this morning.

“I’m just thinking long-term; I’ve always been inclined in that direction” Moodie told TVN.

“Second-up, capacity field, 1600m and you could draw bad. I just don’t want to bottom her out.”

Following the Kewney Stakes, Moodie further revealed Solicit will then move on to Sydney for a likely tilt at either the Group 1 Coolmore Classic (1500m) or Group 2 Phar Lap Stakes (1500m); both featuring at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse on March 22nd.

“I’ve just taken a long term view to it. She has her life ahead of her and she is probably not as seasoned as we would want to see her yet” Moodie added.

“We will just go the softer route.”

Having shot to prominence via her particularly consistent 2013 spring preparation, Solicit followed up wins in the City Of Ballarat Plate (1100m) and Sportingbet Best Tote Plate F (1200m) with an impressive third behind Kirramosa and Zanbagh in the Group 1 Crown Oaks (2500m) on November 7th.

The classy Street Cry Filly has returned to the track in scintillating form in 2014, producing a huge sprint to finish three lengths ahead of Critical Angel and Girl In Flight in the Group 3 The Vanity at Flemington on February 15th. is currently offering the best odds on all 2014 autumn races, including both the Group 1 Australian Guineas and Group 2 Kewney Stakes!

Open an account and deposit at today to claim a bonus bet of up to $250 that can be divided into four smaller wagers!

Racing fields and data are copyright 2011-2018 © Racing Australia Pty Ltd (RA) (and other parties working with it).
Racing materials, including fields, form and results, is subject to copyright which is owned by RA and other parties working with it. Full copyright notice.

Spring Racing

Rogerson Dreams of 2018 Melbou...

The Everest 2018 Field to Feat...

The Everest 2018 Field to Feature Redzel

Inaugural champion Redzel has officially secured his position in the 2018 The...

2018 The Everest Field Takes S...

2018 The Everest Field Takes Shape: In Her Time Confirmed

She missed out on a shot at the world’s richest race on turf last spring but...

Trapeze Artist Secures 2018 Th...

Trapeze Artist Secures 2018 The Everest Slot for Aquis

The first official slot in The Everest 2018 field has been confirmed with...

El Dorado Dreaming of 2018 VRC...

El Dorado Dreaming of 2018 VRC Oaks Bid

Ben Smith’s ATC Sires’ Produce Stakes winning filly El Dorado Dreaming is in...

Horse Racing Today

BRC Sires’ Produce Stake...

Waller contemplating blinkers ...

Waller contemplating blinkers for 2018 Queensland Oaks favourite Youngstar

Trainer Chris Waller will decide before final acceptance time on Wednesday...

Waller to have multiple runner...

Waller to have multiple runners in 2018 Queensland Oaks

Recently inducted Hall Of Fame trainer Chris Waller is likely to have multiple...

McDonald to team up with Care ...

McDonald to team up with Care To Think in the 2018 Kingsford-Smith Cup

James McDonald will be hoping for a quick return to the Group 1 winner’s stall...

2018 Doomben Cup winner Comin&...

2018 Doomben Cup winner Comin’ Through beats stablemate Egg Tart

The Chris Waller trained Comin’ Through claimed his first Group 1 victory when...

Race Results

Viewed Victorious in Caulfield Cup

Race 1 Result – $101 500 AGL Renewable Energy Stakes – She’s Got Gears Wins

Race 2 – $101,500 Schiavello Plate – Avienus Wins

Race 3 – $101 500 Lavazza A Modo Mio – Linton Street Wins

Race 4 Results – $151,500 Listed Herald Sun Stakes – Strawberry Field Wins

Race Previews

2009 Caulfield Cup Barrier Draw Announced

Who Are the Top Contenders for Tomorrow’s Caulfield Cup?

Victoria Derby in sight for Onemorenomore

2009 Melbourne Cup Field

Eclipse Stakes Final Field & Preview

Fields & Form

Can Kelinni Win Sydney Cup 2013 for the Punters?

Moroney Gets into Queensland Derby 2013 Rhythm

Buffering Draws 7 – 2013 BTC Cup Final Field and Barrier Draw

SA Fillies Classic 2013 Field Released

13 two-year-olds in 2013 Champagne Classic Field