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Lidari Claims 2014 Blamey Stakes

Lidari Claims 2014 Blamey Stakes

Talented five-year-old Lidari has led from start to finish to win the 2014 Group 2 Blamey Stakes (1300m) to cap a memorable race card at Flemington Racecourse this afternoon. Having jumped from the gates well, Lidari took the lead just 200 metres from the start and dictated a comfortable mid-pace from Foundry and Hvasstan, before…

2014 Blamey Stakes Nominations Released

2014 Blamey Stakes Nominations Released

A field of autumn staying hopes have been nominated for the Blamey Stakes 2014 at Flemington Racecourse this Saturday, the race one of a bumper line-up of Group features running for Newmarket Handicap Day. Fourteen gallopers are among the early entries for this year’s $220,000 Group 2 Incognitus Blamey Stakes (1600m) with nominations extended until…

Futurity Stakes Likely First-Up for Smokin’ Joey

Futurity Stakes Likely First-Up for Smokin’ Joey

Leading trainer Wez Hunter has revealed that well-trialled gelding Smokin’ Joey could make his 2014 debut in the Group 1 Futurity Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on February 22nd rather than the previously outlined Group 1 Oakleigh Plate (1100m). Initially believed to be a serious chance for the day’s shortest Group 1 event, Hunter said the…