News About 2014 Autumn Racing Carnival

Melbourne Cup Confirmed Target for Silent Achiever

Melbourne Cup Confirmed Target for Silent Achiever

New Zealand-based trainer Roger James has confirmed stable star and talented stayer Silent Achiever will be set on a path towards the major Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) on the first Tuesday of November this year. Having prepared the O’reilly mare for a tilt at Australia’s headline race through the spring of 2013, James was…

Boomwaa to be Geared Towards Caufield Guineas

Boomwaa to be Geared Towards Caufield Guineas

Trainer Robbie Laing has confirmed exciting two-year-old Boomwaa has returned to work at his Cranbourne stables ahead of a busy 2014 Spring Racing campaign geared towards an appearance in the Group 1 Caulfield Guineas (1600m) on October 11th. One of the busier two-year olds of the 2014 Autumn Racing Carnival, Boomwaa contested a total of…

2014 Carlyon Cup Results – Chase The Rainbow Returns To The Winners Stall

2014 Carlyon Cup Results – Chase The Rainbow Returns To The Winners Stall

Chase The Rainbow recorded his first race win in over 18 months with a narrow victory over Star Rolling in the Group 3 Carlyon Cup (1600m) at Caulfield this weekend. Chase The Rainbow looked as though he was going to turn into a Group 1 contender after his impressive three-year-old campaign, but suffered a nasty string…

No Autumn Campaign For Commanding Jewel

No Autumn Campaign For Commanding Jewel

Trainer Leon Corstens has revealed that classy mare Commanding Jewel will miss the 2014 Autumn Racing Carnival after failing to recover in time from a nasty hoof injury. Commanding Jewel had her 2013 Spring Racing Carnival campaign prematurely ended by a deep cut in her hoof and managing co-owner Brad Spicer was hopeful that the three…

2013 Zipping Classic Results – Sertorius Scores Maiden Group Win

2013 Zipping Classic Results – Sertorius Scores Maiden Group Win

Progressive stayer Sertorius has recorded his maiden win at Group level with a classy performance in the Group 2 Zipping Classic (2400m) at Caulfield this afternoon. Sertorius was given a brilliant ride by jockey Ryan Maloney on the fence, saving ground while the favourite Precedence was caught wide, and the Galileo gelding responded impressively when asked…