News About 2013 Kensington Stakes

Good Ba Ba 2013 Doncaster Mile Bound

Good Ba Ba 2013 Doncaster Mile Bound

Veteran former Hong Kong champ Good Ba Ba could get their chance to add an eighth Group 1 title to their incredible career record as they head towards the Doncaster Mile 2013 this Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival. Having their maiden campaign down under the Lear Fan 11-year-old was raced in Hong Kong from 2005 until…

2013 Oakleigh Plate Target for Kensington Stakes Winner First Command

2013 Oakleigh Plate Target for Kensington Stakes Winner First Command

Anthony Freedman’s always honest seven-year-old First Command kept their good new year form going with another victory in the Kensington Stakes successfully defending their title in the Flemington feature and earning a look in for the upcoming Oakleigh Plate 2013. The Commands gelding enjoyed a second-up victory in the $125,000 Listed Kensington Stakes (1000m) 12…

Kensington Stakes 2013 Favourite Pleases Freedman

Kensington Stakes 2013 Favourite Pleases Freedman

Mornington horseman Anthony Freedman has described First Command as a horse every trainer would love to have 10 of in the stables ahead of the seven-year-olds’ title defense in the 2013 Kensington Stakes at Flemington Racecourse on the weekend. The Commands gelding was a $170,000 buy from the 2007 Gold Coast Magic Millions Yearling Sales…

Shillito Wary Of First Command In 2013 Kensington Stakes

Shillito Wary Of First Command In 2013 Kensington Stakes

Trainer Mandy Shillito is being realistic about Rocking Force’s chances as he continues towards the Listed Kensington Stakes at Flemington Racecourse this Saturday January 19, 2013. Rocking Force placed second to First Command last start in the $100,000 Mal Seccull Handicap and will be out to turn the tables on the talented galloper. Shillito is…

Belfast Boy Ready for Kensington Stakes 2013 Challenge

Belfast Boy Ready for Kensington Stakes 2013 Challenge

Adelaide horseman Gordon Richards is hoping his smart sprinter Belfast Boy can replicate their last start Flemington win when they take on a small but classy field of rivals back at the track for Saturday’s 2013 Kensington Stakes. Just six horses were accepted for this year’s $120,000 Listed Kensington Stakes (1000m), running as Flemington Race…

First Command Dominates 2013 Kensington Stakes Odds

First Command Dominates 2013 Kensington Stakes Odds

Defending champ First Command has opened odds-on favourite to go back-to-back in Saturday’s Kensington Stakes 2013 at Flemington after their first-up win earlier in the month. Anthony Freedman’s seven-year-old Commands gelding won their first race since last year’s $120,000 Listed Kensington Stakes (1000m), which they race in again on the weekend, when they resumed with…

Can Force Rock Kensington Stakes 2013?

Can Force Rock Kensington Stakes 2013?

Mandy Shillito’s veteran sprinter Rocking Force may not have had ‘first place’ next to their name since Crown Oaks Day of 2011 but after an encouraging first-up run at the start of the month there is confidence in the camp heading into Saturday’s 2013 Kensington Stakes at Flemington Racecourse. This year’s $120,000 Listed Kensington Stakes…

2013 Kensington Stakes Field Features Just Six Sprinters

2013 Kensington Stakes Field Features Just Six Sprinters

The feature race in Melbourne this weekend has drawn a diminutive field with just six hopefuls accepted for the Kensington Stakes 2013, four less than the 10 at nomination stage on Monday. Running as Flemington Race 3 at 2:10pm (AEST) this year’s $120,000 Listed Kensington Stakes (1000m) may have only half a dozen runners but…

Early Kensington Stakes 2013 Defectors

Early Kensington Stakes 2013 Defectors

After only attracting 10 entries at nomination stage on Monday, this weekend’s 2013 Kensington Stakes has now lost at least two more runners with both Shanghai Warrior and Excelorada to miss the race. The sole black type of the weekend in Victoria, the $120,000 Kensington Stakes (1000m) will have a maximum field size of just…

2013 Kensington Stakes Nominations Released

2013 Kensington Stakes Nominations Released

This weekend the big stakes race in Victoria will be Flemington’s Kensington Stakes 2013, early nominations for which have now been released. There are currently 10 sprinters entered for this year’s edition of the $120,000 Listed Kensington Stakes (1000m) down the Flemington straight six with nominations extended until 10:00am (local time) on Tuesday. The top-rated…