News About 2014 Carlyon Stakes

Iconic To McEwen Stakes After Carlyon Stakes Win

Iconic To McEwen Stakes After Carlyon Stakes Win

Promising sprinter Iconic is set to return to Group 2 level in the McEwen Stakes (1000m) in a fortnight after he scored a narrow win in the 2014 Carlyon Stakes at Moonee Valley this afternoon. There was plenty of speed in the Carlyon Stakes field and the early stages of the race did not disappoint,…

2014 Carlyon Stakes Betting – Kencella Narrow Favourite

2014 Carlyon Stakes Betting – Kencella Narrow Favourite

Chris Waller’s Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival hope Kencella will kick off the new season this weekend at Moonee Valley racing in the Carlyon Stakes 2014 where the gelding is the narrow favourite to win. Exceed And Excel five-year-old Kencella is one of the 12 remaining hopes in this year’s $120,000 Listed 1Print Carlyon Stakes (1000m)…

Villa Verde Primed for Carlyon Stakes Return

Villa Verde Primed for Carlyon Stakes Return

Performing well over four starts through the 2014 Autumn Carnival, jockey Mark Zahra is expecting talented four-year-old Villa Verde to return to racing in ideal form for this weekend’s Listed Carlyon Stakes (1000m) at Moonee Valley. A standout competitor over the entire 2013 Australian racing calendar, Villa Verde has not been seen at the races…

2014 Carlyon Stakes Final Field and Barrier Draw

2014 Carlyon Stakes Final Field and Barrier Draw

A capacity field of 13 runners has been confirmed to line up at Moonee Valley Racecourse this weekend to contest the Listed Carlyon Stakes (1000m), highlighted by several exciting prospects for the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival. Confirmed for his first race start since transferring from the guidance of now-Godolphin trainer John O’Shea, Kencella will jump…

Kencella Primed for 2014 Carlyon Stakes

Kencella Primed for 2014 Carlyon Stakes

Performing to a high standard over his most recent racing preparation, trainer Chris Waller is confident of a polished first-up performance for new stable acquisition Kencella in this weekend’s Listed Carlyon Stakes (1000m) at Moonee Valley. Beginning his racing career under the guidance of now-private Godolphin trainer John O’Shea, Kencella has so-far secured an impressive…

First-Up Specialist Shamal Wind Resumes in Carlyon Stakes

First-Up Specialist Shamal Wind Resumes in Carlyon Stakes

Caulfield’s Robert Smerdon is hoping the imposing first-up record of his resuming mare Shamal Wind will be the key to her success at Moonee Valley in Saturday’s 2014 Carlyon Stakes. The daughter of Dubawi is gearing up for her five-year-old debut on the weekend and gets an early gallop at the track today to help…

2014 Carlyon Stakes Start for Iconic Sprinter

2014 Carlyon Stakes Start for Iconic Sprinter

Trainer Tony McEvoy kicks off the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival sprints campaign of Iconic this weekend with the galloper making his four-year-old debut in the Carlyon Stakes 2014 at Moonee Valley Racecourse. The Bel Esprit gelding has twice finished second at Group level but is yet to win at stakes level during his 12 start…

Villa Verde Leads 2014 Carlyon Stakes Nominations

Villa Verde Leads 2014 Carlyon Stakes Nominations

Anthony Cummings’ Group 1 performed mare Villa Verde heads the Carlyon Stakes 2014 nominations in one of the two black-type highlights at Moonee Valley Racecourse this weekend. Open to four-year-olds and older, this year’s $120,000 Listed Carlyon Stakes (1000m) highlights the Melbourne racing action on Saturday along with the $120,000 Listed McKenzie Stakes (1200m) for…