News About 2014 Sandown Cup

Sadler Excited to Ride Massiyn at Moonee Valley

Sadler Excited to Ride Massiyn at Moonee Valley

Thomas Sadler has secured the ride aboard the Robert Hickmott-trained Massiyn in the benchmark 96 over 2040 metres at Moonee Valley this Saturday. The son of renowned trainer John Sadler is excited to wear the prestigious dark blue and white silks and represent owner Lloyd Williams in the $80,000 race. “It’s pretty exciting to be…

2015 Adelaide Cup will be Main Target for Renew

2015 Adelaide Cup will be Main Target for Renew

Despite the confirmation that Irish import Renew would be transferred to Chris Waller’s stables following the spring racing carnival, connections have decided to leave the four-year-old gelding in the care of Archie Alexander, who took over from Marco Botti when Renew debuted in Australia last month. Renew’s owners OTI Racing had committed to sending him…

Renew Takes Out Sandown Cup

Renew Takes Out Sandown Cup

Clear favourite Renew has delivered young trainer Archie Alexander an impressive staying victory this afternoon, displaying a keen turn of foot in the final straight to take out the Listed Sandown Cup (3200m). Jumping from the gates well, Renew settled well within the pack of eleven at Sandown; allowing early leaders Distillation, Ancient King and…

2014 Zipping Classic Day Scratchings & Track Report

2014 Zipping Classic Day Scratchings & Track Report

Zipping Classic Day is set to host an impressive list of nine black type events at Sandown Racecourse today, highlighted by both the Group 2 Zipping Classic (2400m) and Group 2 Sandown Guineas (1600m) for three-year-olds. Without doubt the biggest day at Sandown Racecourse each year, 2014 Sandown Guineas Day will kick off with the…

Massiyn Leads 2014 Sandown Cup Betting

Massiyn Leads 2014 Sandown Cup Betting

12 classy stayers will tackle the two mile distance of the Listed Sandown Cup (3200m) on Saturday, offering punters some great chances at backing a winner. The 2014 Sandown Cup is one of nine black-type races running at Sandown Racecourse on Saturday, which also happens to be the final day of the spring racing campaign….

2014 Sandown Cup Hope Massiyn Out to Break Aussie Maiden

2014 Sandown Cup Hope Massiyn Out to Break Aussie Maiden

Prolific owner Lloyd Williams has enjoyed plenty of success on Zipping Classic Day at Sandown Racecourse over the years and is hoping to continue that this weekend with Massiyn after his first Australian win in the Sandown Cup 2014. Williams has made the day’s feature race his own over the years preparing six Sandown Classic…

Shoreham Leads 2014 Sandown Cup Final Field

Shoreham Leads 2014 Sandown Cup Final Field

The Listed Sandown Cup (3200m) is one of nine black-type races running at Sandown Racecourse this Saturday as part of Zipping Classic Day, the final instalment of the 2014 spring racing carnival. Despite being a listed race, the 2014 Sandown Cup has attracted a classy field of 12 stayers due to its large $150,000 prize…

Zanbagh Seeking Redemption in 2014 Sandown Cup

Zanbagh Seeking Redemption in 2014 Sandown Cup

Four-year-old mare Zanbagh, who shone in the autumn with a win in the Group 3 Keith F Nolan Classic (1600m) before finishing runner-up in the Group 1 Australian Oaks (2400m), is looking for redemption this weekend in the Listed Sandown Cup (3200m) after a lackluster spring campaign. The mare’s trainer Patrick Payne admits her spring…

Lord Van Percy Out of 2014 Zipping Classic with Tendon Problem

Lord Van Percy Out of 2014 Zipping Classic with Tendon Problem

A run in the Group 2 Zipping Classic (2400m) has been ruled out for British stayer Lord Van Percy this Saturday after it was revealed the four-year-old has tendon problems. The gelding had scans yesterday which revealed a tendon strain, ruling him out of the 2014 Zipping Classic. He will head straight to the spelling…

Shoreham Set for 2014 Sandown Cup Turnaround

Shoreham Set for 2014 Sandown Cup Turnaround

Flemington horseman Saab Hasan is confident his stayer Shoreham can enjoy a form turnaround when backing up from a luckless Melbourne Cup campaign in Saturday’s Sandown Cup 2014. The Reset five-year-old was nominated for a run in the world’s richest handicap but failed to make the capacity 24 horse Melbourne Cup field after a number…