News About 2014 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival

New Connections for Looks Like The Cat

New Connections for Looks Like The Cat

Australia has lost one of it’s most promising three-year-olds after Looks Like The Cat  was sold to Hong Kong interests. The gelding has served under trainer Tony Gollan for all seven of his career starts but will now continue his racing career under Caspar Fownes. “It is disappointing to lose a horse of his calbire but…

Mujadale Leads All The Way to Win 2014 Ballarat Cup

Mujadale Leads All The Way to Win 2014 Ballarat Cup

In a thrilling front-rolling effort the Paul Jones-trained stayer Mujadale led all the way today to secure his second provincial cup win in as many starts taking out the Ballarat Cup 2014 in Victoria. The Stawell-based Mujahid seven-year-old backed up from an Ararat Gold Cup victory over 2000m from November 9, local Ballarat jockey Kevin…

2014 Magic Millions Clockwise Classic Winner Carriages in an Upset

2014 Magic Millions Clockwise Classic Winner Carriages in an Upset

Gai Waterhouse could almost be heard from over in the USA cheering her smart Sydney filly Carriages home in today’s Magic Millions Clockwise Classic 2014 at Ballarat as she scored an upset over the odds-on favourite on Ballarat Cup Day. Waterhouse had her daughter of Hinchinbrook primed and ready to go for the $200,000 Magic…

2014 Magic Millions 3YO Classic Results – Murt The Flirt onto Gold Coast

2014 Magic Millions 3YO Classic Results – Murt The Flirt onto Gold Coast

Caulfield horseman Brendan McCarthy confirmed plans to travel up to the Gold Coast for the Magic Millions Race Day there in January with promising three-year-old Murt The Flirt who won on debut in the Magic Millions 3YO Classic 2014 at Ballarat today. The Murtajill gelding was super impressive in his opening career run storming home…

Magic Millions 3YO Classic 2014 Betting Tips

Magic Millions 3YO Classic 2014 Betting Tips

In Melbourne the spring racing action comes to a close on Saturday with the stand-alone Ballarat Cup Day meeting featuring two Magic Millions restricted races including the 2014 Magic Millions 3YO Classic, tips for which are detailed below. A field of 12 three-year-olds face off in this year’s $100,000 Magic Millions 3YO Classic (1100m), the…

Veteran Ready to Fire in Ballarat Cup 2014

Veteran Ready to Fire in Ballarat Cup 2014

Despite having the hefty 60kg top weight to lump around his local track at Ballarat Racecourse on Saturday the Dan O’Sullivan-trained Tuscan Fire is in top form and ready to go in the 2014 Ballarat Cup. Running as Race 8 at 4:40pm (AEDT), this year’s $200,000 Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m) features a capacity final field…

2014 Ballarat Cup Barrier Disaster for Hvasstan

2014 Ballarat Cup Barrier Disaster for Hvasstan

Moe-based trainer Peter Gelagotis is disappointed about the wide barrier his galloper Hvasstan has to overcome in Saturday’s Ballarat Cup 2014 on Melbourne’s stand-along Ballarat Cup Day meeting. The five-year-old Fastnet Rock stallion suffered a nasty blow when coming up with the outside gate for the $200,000 Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m), Hvasstan to jump from…

Motivado Out to Bounce Back in Ballarat Cup 2014

Motivado Out to Bounce Back in Ballarat Cup 2014

After walking home dead last at Flemington on Emirates Stakes Day, the David Hayes & Tom Dabernig-trained Motivado is out for atonement in Saturday’s 2014 Ballarat Cup. Bringing an end to the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival for another season, this weekend’s $200,000 Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m) features a capacity field of 18 starters and jumps…

Smerdon Hopes 2014 Ballarat Cup Odds are Right

Smerdon Hopes 2014 Ballarat Cup Odds are Right

Caulfield’s Robert Smerdon hopes the Ballarat Cup 2014 bookies have it right after they surprisingly installed his in-form mare Spinderbella at the top of the odds for Saturday’s showdown. The last black-type of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, the $200,000 Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m) on the weekend features a full field of 18 starters plus…

2014 Magic Millions 3YO Classic Field & Odds

2014 Magic Millions 3YO Classic Field & Odds

The closing Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival meeting is this Saturday’s Ballarat Cup Day program featuring three major features including the Magic Millions 3YO Classic 2014. Due to jump as Ballarat Race 4 at 2:10pm (AEDT) this year’s edition of the lucrative $100,000 Magic Millions 3YO Classic (1100m) features a final field of 12 three-year-old Magic…