News About 2011 Winter Stakes

Yosei’s Great Tiara Robbery Hints at Spring Riches

Yosei’s Great Tiara Robbery Hints at Spring Riches

Cranbourne trainer Stuart Webb is looking towards the upcoming Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival with a new-found enthusiasm after his star filly Yosei posted her third Group 1 win last weekend when stealing the Tattersall’s Tiara title from raging favourite Beaded. In a brave performance from the daughter of Invincible Spirit, Yosei and winning jockey Michelle…

Beaded to Head to Breeding Barn Without Tiara

Beaded to Head to Breeding Barn Without Tiara

Connections of last Saturday’s beaten Tattersall’s Tiara favourite Beaded, including trainer Peter Snowden, are leaning towards retirement for the ultra-consistent mare who with an impressive record of six Group 1 places and also an elite level win to her name will make a very valuable broodmare. Lonhro five-year-old Beaded continued her exalted career last Saturday…

Varenna Miss out to Break Tiara Drought

Varenna Miss out to Break Tiara Drought

Tony Noonan’s classy mare Varenna Miss may have skipped the Stradbroke and its associated QTC Cup winners’ hoodoo, but on Saturday she faces a similar battle against the stats for her start in the Tattersall’s Tiara. Redoute’s Choice four-year-old Varenna Miss claimed a massive upset when she stormed home to defeat the likes of fellow…

Cassidy to Rope Tiara Rivals in with Zingaling

Cassidy to Rope Tiara Rivals in with Zingaling

Newcastle horseman Kris Lees is hoping that with jockey Larry Cassidy reuniting with his mare Zingaling for tomorrow’s Tattersall’s Tiara, the talented four-year-old can give the favourites a run for their money in the closing Group 1 race of the season. Peter Snowden’s magnificently consistent mare Beaded, winner of the Group 1 Doomben 10,000 two…

Brown in Seventh Heaven with Beaded

Brown in Seventh Heaven with Beaded

Champion jockey Corey Brown will chase his seventh Group 1 win for the season this Saturday partnering with odds-on favourite Beaded in the Tattersall’s Tiara at Eagle Farm, but could come away with as many as seven more wins to his impressive record at the end of the day. Brown boasts a top book of…

She Rules But Can Browne Win the Tiara With Her?

She Rules But Can Browne Win the Tiara With Her?

After serving out a seven-meeting suspension for careless riding charges, one of the country’s most consistent jockeys Damian Browne jumped back in the saddle at Ipswich last Saturday and is ready to continue on this weekend at Eagle Farm, the hoop looking forward to a strong book of rides including being aboard She Rules in…

McDonald the Key for Pontiana to Wear Tiara

McDonald the Key for Pontiana to Wear Tiara

This season’s leading jockey in New Zealand, the talented young James McDonald, is being tipped as the key to unlocking the potential of the John Hawkes-trained filly Pontiana when she takes on a star-studded field in this Saturday’s Tattersall’s Tiara. McDonald, 19, is just one win away from reaching the impressive milestone of 200 winners…

Tiara Day Delays Kiwi Hoop’s 200 Home Runs

Tiara Day Delays Kiwi Hoop’s 200 Home Runs

Gun New Zealand jockey James McDonald has opted to put his attempt at riding 200 winners at home on hold to honour his four rides at Eagle Farm’s Tattersall’s Tiara meeting this Saturday. McDonald, 19, is one of the best riders, young or old, from across the Tasman. He has also caught the attention of…

Tiara Not the Only Jewel Wood’s Eyeing Off

Tiara Not the Only Jewel Wood’s Eyeing Off

Classy Stradbroke Handicap third-placegetter Zero Rock may be Kelso Wood’s sole runner at Eagle Farm this Saturday, but the top local trainer has a number of other promising runners getting around this Winter Carnival. Wood will give his five-year-old Danzero mare the chance to turn the tables on Peter Snowden’s Doomben 10,000 champion Beaded, who…

No Returning Tiara to Sender if Moody Wins

No Returning Tiara to Sender if Moody Wins

Premier Victorian trainer Peter Moody has enjoyed a year packed-full of success thanks to his stable star Black Caviar and this weekend he will attempt to take his elite level wins for the season into double figures with Returntosender tackling the Tattersall’s Tiara. The final Group 1 race of the season, the $500,000 Tattersall’s Tiara…