News About 2014 Mornington Cup

Instrumentalist May Forgo Spell for Adelaide

Instrumentalist May Forgo Spell for Adelaide

Currently displaying undoubtable career-best form, talented stayer Instrumentalist is eyeing a possible run in the Group 2 Adelaide Cup (3200m) despite stable representative Justine Hales suggesting a stint in the spelling paddock was likely following a strong victory in the Listed Mornington Cup yesterday. Hunting down pre-post favourite Prince Of Penzance and sustaining a perfectly-timed sprint to…

Instrumentalist Sustains Late Charge to Win 2014 Mornington Cup

Instrumentalist Sustains Late Charge to Win 2014 Mornington Cup

Chris Waller-trained Instrumentalist has produced a brilliant finish to win the 2014 Listed Mornington Cup (2400m) from the well-back five-year-old Travolta and a strong finishing Macedonian. With immediate entry into the 2014 Group 1 Caulfield Cup in October featuring as the race’s biggest prize, clear favourite Prince Of Penzance traded the lead with Laidback Larry…

Knoydart Jogs Home to Win 2014 Hareeba Stakes

Knoydart Jogs Home to Win 2014 Hareeba Stakes

Classy four-year old Knoydart has continued his perfect start to his current preparation, easily winning the 2014 Listed Hareeba Stakes from Don’t Get Excited and Hazard. Having left the barriers awkwardly, Knoydart appeared well and truly out of the mix until jockey Nash Rawiller was able to find clear passage around the turn, exploding out…

2014 Mornington Cup Betting Preview and Tips

2014 Mornington Cup Betting Preview and Tips

The 2014 Mornington Cup (2400m) is shaping as one of the most hotly-contested editions of the race in years, with the winner of the Listed event gifted free entry into the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) in October. Having claimed the Listed Mornington Cup Prelude (2000m) last week, Prince Of Penzance ($3) is a leading…

Prince Of Penzance Included In 2014 Mornington Cup Field

Prince Of Penzance Included In 2014 Mornington Cup Field

Prince Of Penzance has been included in the 2014 Mornington Cup final field; with trainer Darren Weir electing to keep the progressive stayer in Victoria rather than head to Tasmania for the Group 3 Launceston Cup (2400m). The Pentire gelding has performed strongly throughout his summer preparation, winning at Moonee Valley on December 28 by…

2014 Mornington Cup Nominations Released

2014 Mornington Cup Nominations Released

The 2014 Mornington Cup nominations have been released; with sixteen stayers a chance of chasing direct entry into the Caulfield Cup in the Listed event at Mornington next Wednesday. Headlining the Mornington Cup nominations is Darren Weir-trained Prince Of Penzance, who stamped himself as the favourite for the race with his tough win in the Listed…

Ethiopia Travels Toward Australian Cup 2014

Ethiopia Travels Toward Australian Cup 2014

Pat Carey’s former Australian Derby winner Ethiopia will look to break a two year drought this coming Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival where they’ll target the 2014 Australian Cup in March. The Mornington-based Carey has named the $1 million Group 1 Darley Australian Cup (2000m) on March 8 as a major autumn aim for his rising…

2014 Mornington Cup Hopes for Prince Of Penzance

2014 Mornington Cup Hopes for Prince Of Penzance

One time Queensland Derby chance Prince Of Penzance may have had their winter dreams foiled but trainer Darren Weir is hoping for a successful summer – autumn comeback targeting the Mornington Cup 2014. The Pentire gelding was on track for a trip to Brisbane for a shot at the $500,000 Group 1 Queensland Derby (2400m)…

Caulfield Test for 2014 Mornington Cup Hope Post D’France

Caulfield Test for 2014 Mornington Cup Hope Post D’France

The now Victorian-based Stephen Brown will use a handicap race at Caulfield this weekend as a test to uncover the Mornington Cup 2014 potential of his progressive stayer Post D’France. The Kiwi expat had their opening 11 career runs in their native New Zealand before being transferred to Brown’s care at the start of this…