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). Blue pedigree mare La Amistad broke through at stakes level at Royal Randwick on Saturday, the four-year-old daughter of…

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. Redoute’s Choice mare La Amistad is only lightly raced with 10 starts to date, four of which she has won, with number…

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. The Zabeel five-year-old is one of 14 gallopers making up the final field for this year’s $100,000 Listed WJ McKell Cup (2400m) at Randwick Racecourse. Whether…

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. The four-year-old daughter of Redoute’s Choice out of Riverman mare Tugela will likely never achieve half the feats of her famous older sibling Makybe Diva,…

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). The Zabeel five-year-old is also in the mix for Flemington’s $150,000 Andrew Ramsden Stakes (3200m) where the stallion would be up over…

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. Yesterday Racing NSW received 17 nominees for this year’s $100,000 Listed WJ McKell Cup (2400m), the premier race running at Royal Randwick on Saturday. One of the early fancies is the…