News About 2014 WJ McKell Cup

2014 Melbourne Cup Dream for WJ McKell Winner La Amistad

2014 Melbourne Cup Dream for WJ McKell Winner La Amistad

Dreams of emulating their older three-quarter sister Makybe Diva with a Melbourne Cup win were ignited over the weekend when the Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes-trained La Amistad won the $100,000 Listed WJ McKell Cup (2400m).

La Amistad could be 2014 Melbourne Cup bound after her WJ McKell Cup win in Sydney. Photo: Steve Hart.

Blue pedigree mare La ...

La Amistad Leads WJ McKell Cup 2014 Betting

La Amistad Leads WJ McKell Cup 2014 Betting

A three-quarter sister to racing royalty Makybe Diva, the Team Hawkes-trained La Amistad has opened favourite for her first stakes assignment of the season in Saturday’s 2014 WJ McKell Cup at Randwick Racecourse.

Destiny's Kiss is second pick for the 2014 WJ McKell Cup in Sydney on Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart.

Redoute’s Choice mare La Amistad is only ...

2014 WJ McKell Cup Field – Zephyron Dual Acceptor

2014 WJ McKell Cup Field – Zephyron Dual Acceptor

This Saturday the headline Sydney showdown is the WJ McKell Cup 2014 a race the Hawkes-trained Zephyron has been accepted for along with a Brisbane Black Type as well.

Zephyron is a dual acceptor across two states for this Saturday. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Zabeel five-year-old is one of 14 gallopers making up the final field for this ...

McKell Cup Assignment for Makybe Diva Sister La Amistad

McKell Cup Assignment for Makybe Diva Sister La Amistad

A three-quarter sister to triple Melbourne Cup winner Makybe Diva, La Amistad races in Black Type company for just the second time this Saturday in the 2014 WJ McKell Cup.

James McDonald (pictured here with trainer Murray Baker) rides La Amistad in Saturday's WJ McKell Cup 2014. Photo: Steve Hart.

The four-year-old daughter of Redoute’s Choice out of Riverman ...

WJ McKell Cup Preferred Option for Zabeelionaire

WJ McKell Cup Preferred Option for Zabeelionaire

Kyneton horseman Leon Corstens has nominated his 2012 SA Derby winner Zabeelionaire for two Listed races this weekend but would prefer to see them go around in Sydney’s $100,000 WJ McKell Cup (2400m).

2012 SA Derby winner Zabeelionaire is out to break their drought in Sydney this Saturday. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The Zabeel five-year-old is also in the mix for ...

Zephyron Heads 2014 WJ McKell Cup Nominations

Zephyron Heads 2014 WJ McKell Cup Nominations

Last start Lord Mayor’s Cup winner Zephyron will seek another Sydney win this weekend as the headline nominee for the WJ McKell Cup 2014.

Lord Mayors Cup winner Zephyron heads the 2014 WJ McKell Stakes nominations for Saturday. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Yesterday Racing NSW received 17 nominees for this year’s $100,000 Listed WJ McKell Cup (2400m), the ...