News About 2014 Lexus Stakes

Signoff’s Quick Back-Up Won’t Be an Issue in Melbourne Cup 2014

Signoff’s Quick Back-Up Won’t Be an Issue in Melbourne Cup 2014

To earn his place in the Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) field, Signoff had to run in and win the Group 3 Lexus Stakes (2500m) on Saturday. The four-year-old gelding did just that, cruising home to victory 2½ lengths ahead of Big Memory in second place. He was on the inside early but allowed…

2014 Melbourne Cup Berth Assured for Lexus Stakes Winner Signoff

2014 Melbourne Cup Berth Assured for Lexus Stakes Winner Signoff

Classy stayer Signoff has ensured a berth in Tuesday’s 2014 Melbourne Cup after displaying a keen turn of foot to take out the Group 3 Lexus Stakes (2500m) at Flemington with ease. Jumping from the gates well, leading Hong Kong-based jockey Joao Moreira settled Signoff in prime position on the heels of early leaders Shoreham,…

La Amistad Will Run 2014 Melbourne Cup if She Wins Lexus Stakes

La Amistad Will Run 2014 Melbourne Cup if She Wins Lexus Stakes

It has been confirmed that La Amistad, the three-quarter sister of the great Makybe Diva, will take the field in the 2014 Melbourne Cup on Tuesday is she wins the Group 3 Lexus Stakes (2500m) tomorrow and aim to follow in her famous sister’s footsteps. The five-year-old mare is at No.26 on the Melbourne Cup…

2014 Lexus Stakes Betting Tips

2014 Lexus Stakes Betting Tips

This weekend Victoria’s Flemington Racecourse will light up for the Melbourne Cup Carnival opener featuring nine Group races including the Lexus Stakes 2014 – betting tips for which are found below. There are 13 stayers making up the field for this year’s $300,000 Group 3 Lexus Stakes (2500m), the Melbourne Cup ballot exemption offering showdown…

Lexus Stakes 2014 Form Guide for Melbourne Cup Lead-Up

Lexus Stakes 2014 Form Guide for Melbourne Cup Lead-Up

Two final races this weekend offer horses outside the top 24 in the Melbourne Cup order of entry a chance to make the field for the famous Flemington feature including the 2014 Lexus Stakes, the detailed form guide for which can be found right here. Running as one of nine races on the all Group-race…

2014 Lexus Stakes is Must-Win for Lord Van Percy

2014 Lexus Stakes is Must-Win for Lord Van Percy

European stayer Lord Van Percy must win the Group 3 Lexus Stakes (2500m) at Flemington this Saturday to have any hope of making the field for the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) three days later on Tuesday, November 4. 29th in the Melbourne Cup order of entry, it is highly unlikely Lord…

Moreira Booked for Signoff in Melbourne Cup

Moreira Booked for Signoff in Melbourne Cup

Confirmed to partner the classy stayer in Saturday’s Group 3 Lexus Stakes (2500m) at Flemington on Saturday, leading Hong Kong-based jockey Joao Moreira will retain the ride on Signoff in the 2014 Melbourne Cup next Tuesday. Finishing a close second to Australian expat Zac Purton in the race to the Hong Kong jockeys premiership last…

Signoff Clear Favourite to Win 2014 Lexus Stakes

Signoff Clear Favourite to Win 2014 Lexus Stakes

The Group 3 Lexus Stakes (2500m) is the key supporting race of Victoria Derby Day at Flemington this Saturday. 13 potential stayers have confirmed for the race, with all but one then nominated for the Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) three days later on Tuesday, November 4. With a guaranteed Cup start awarded to…

Hayes Sweats On 2014 Melbourne Cup Vet Checks

Hayes Sweats On 2014 Melbourne Cup Vet Checks

The David Hayes & Tom Dabernig-trained eight-year-old mare Unchain My Heart slipped into the final spot on the 2014 Melbourne Cup order of entry following the withdrawal of The Offer but Hayes is hoping for some more abdications from the 23 horses above the mare. Unchain My Heat is currently No.24 in the Group 1…

Araldo Looks to Bypass Derby Day for 2014 Melbourne Cup Start

Araldo Looks to Bypass Derby Day for 2014 Melbourne Cup Start

Araldo’s place in the 2014 Melbourne Cup final field was all but cemented following Gai Waterhouse’s withdrawal of The Offer from the race. With a field limit of 24, Araldo was teetering on the edge at No.24 in the Melbourne Cup order of entry but moved up one place after The Offer was removed. This…