News About 2014 Maribyrnong Plate

Bantam Figures Out His 2015 Blue Diamond Chances

Bantam Figures Out His 2015 Blue Diamond Chances

Two-year-old colt Bantam will get a chance to atone for his misstep in the Group 3 Maribyrnong Plate (1000m) last time out this Saturday as he runs for just the second time of his career in the ADAPT Australia Handicap (1000m) at Moonee Valley.

Bantam is looking to atone after missing out on the Maribyrnong Plate to Prompt Return ...

Prompt Return Tackles Right-Hand Run in 2014 Magic Million Clockwise Classic

Prompt Return Tackles Right-Hand Run in 2014 Magic Million Clockwise Classic

The Danny O’Brien-trained Prompt Return has the most experience heading into the Magic Millions Clockwise Challenge (1000m) this Saturday at Ballarat, which could end up being a disadvantage for the juvenile colt.

Maribyrnong Plate winner Prompt Return will have his first left-handed start in the Magic Millions Clockwise Challenge. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

He’s already proven to be ...

Bantam Favourite in 2014 Maribyrnong Plate Odds

Bantam Favourite in 2014 Maribyrnong Plate Odds

The 2014 Melbourne Cup Carnival comes to a close on Saturday with Emirates Stakes Day. The day’s action kicks off with the Group 3 Maribyrnong Plate (1000m), one of five Group races of the day.

Hoop Hugh Bowman (pictured here on Amicus) will ride the 2014 Maribyrnong Plate favourite Bantam. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

A final field ...