News About 2012 Naturalism Stakes

Folding Gear Earns Caulfield Cup Entry With 2012 Naturalism Stakes Win

Folding Gear Earns Caulfield Cup Entry With 2012 Naturalism Stakes Win

Folding Gear has gained ballot exemption into the Group 1 Caulfield Cup with a win in the 2012 Naturalism Stakes at Caulfield Racecourse today. The Johar gelding won the race ahead of second place-getter Mr O’Ceirin and Exceptionally, who placed third in the 2012 Naturalism Stakes. Folding Gear has won four of his 14 race starts and…

Caulfield Race Scratchings – 2012 Underwood Stakes Day

Caulfield Race Scratchings – 2012 Underwood Stakes Day

The first race of Underwood Stakes Day 2012 is due to jump at 12pm AEST today at Caulfield Racecourse. Despite the perfect conditions and Dead 4-rated track, there have been a large number of scratchings throughout the day. While there have been no scratchings in the major race of the day, the 2012 Underwood Stakes,…

Naturalism Stakes 2012 – Preview and Tips

Naturalism Stakes 2012 – Preview and Tips

One of the most important races of the weekend stands to be the 2012 Naturalism Stakes (2000m) which features a full field and plenty of chances. It may only be a Group 3 event but with Caulfield Cup ballot exemption up for grabs and time running out until the prestigious staying feature it is set…

Zurella Heads 2012 Naturalism Stakes Betting

Zurella Heads 2012 Naturalism Stakes Betting

New Zealand mare Zurella is the early favourite in the 2012 Naturalism Stakes which stands as a crucial race at Caulfield on Saturday. The winner of the Naturalism is important as it provides 2012 Caulfield Cup ballot exemption to the winner and as such has attracted a full field. Of the field only outsider Norsqui…

Huge 2012 Naturalism Stakes Field Announced

Huge 2012 Naturalism Stakes Field Announced

With 2012 Caulfield Cup ballot exemption up for grabs, an expected full field was this morning named to contest the Group 3 2012 Naturalism Stakes (2000m) at Caulfield on Saturday. A mixture of experienced stayers and emerging talents are included in the 16-horse field as well as some in-form horses and those trying to build…

2012 Naturalism Stakes Nominees Chase Caulfield Cup Ballot Exemption

2012 Naturalism Stakes Nominees Chase Caulfield Cup Ballot Exemption

32 horses have nominated for a start in the 2012 Naturalism Stakes at Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday September 22, 2012. The horses will be looking to gain a ballot exemption for the $2.5 million Caulfield Cup next month. Included in the 2012 Naturalism Stakes is Robert Hickmott’s Efficient. Efficient, who is now a nine-year-old, placed tenth…

Strawberry Wins Again on Way to 2012 Caulfield Cup

Strawberry Wins Again on Way to 2012 Caulfield Cup

Talented Gai Waterhouse-trained gelding Strawberry Boy scored his second consecutive victory at Warwick Farm before being declared as a 2012 Caulfield Cup contender by the high profile Sydney trainer. With stable jockey Nash Rawiller in the saddle, the lightly-raced four-year-old was allowed an easy lead in front and was never troubled in the Paul Noble…

Caulfield Cup 2012 Via Makybe for Shenzhou Steeds

Caulfield Cup 2012 Via Makybe for Shenzhou Steeds

Top Flemington trainer Michael Moroney is looking for a good first-up performance from his smart stayer Shenzhou Steeds when they resume in Saturday’s Makybe Diva Stakes at their home track, the former Kiwi galloper heading towards the 2012 Caulfield Cup this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. Last time out the now five-year-old Ishiguru gelding scored a…

The Cleaner 2012 Caulfield Cup Bound

The Cleaner 2012 Caulfield Cup Bound

Mick Burles‘ in-form five-year-old The Cleaner has earned a shot at making the Caulfield Cup 2012 field this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival after the Tassie galloper scored an impressive win at Sandown on Thursday. Posting their ninth career win from 18 starts, and their third from four runs since the start of July, the Savoire…