News About 2015 Autumn Racing Carnival

Politeness Fresh Enough For Bel Esprit Stakes

Politeness Fresh Enough For Bel Esprit Stakes

Politeness has had a disrupted 2015 Autumn Racing Carnival campaign, but trainer Robert Smerdon believes that the talented mare is fresh enough to perform well in the 2015 Bel Esprit Stakes at Caulfield this weekend.

Politeness has the chance to return to winning form in the 2015 Bel Esprit Stakes at Caulfield this weekend. Photo by: Sarah Ebbett

Politeness started ...

Rich Enuff Will Miss Entire 2015 Autumn Carnival

Rich Enuff Will Miss Entire 2015 Autumn Carnival

An offside tendon injury has ruled Rich Enuff out of the upcoming autumn carnival.

Rich Enuff will miss the entire autumn after suffering a tendon injury. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The colt’s trainer Ken Keys has decided to err on the side of caution and put a complete stop to Rich Enuff’s autumn campaign even though the injury ...

Mourinho Scores Upset Win in 2015 Australia Stakes

Mourinho Scores Upset Win in 2015 Australia Stakes

Seven-year-old Mourinho delivered trainer Peter Gelagotis the biggest win of his career in Saturday’s Group 2 Australia Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley Racecourse.

Mourinho (inside) beat It Is Written (outside) in a shock victory in the Australia Stakes. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Considering the gelding was never intended to run in the race at all and was a late ...

2015 Blamey Stakes on the Cards for Tales Of Grimm

2015 Blamey Stakes on the Cards for Tales Of Grimm

Following an impressive barrier trial on Tuesday morning, trainer Sam Kavanagh is keen to test his latest British import in an Australian race.

Tales Of Grimm could get a second-up start in the Blamey Stakes on his debut in Australia. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Six-year-old gelding Tales Of Grimm joined Kavanagh’s team on the back of a sixth place finish ...

Kumaon Begins 2015 Australian Guineas Preparation

Kumaon Begins 2015 Australian Guineas Preparation

Three-year-old colt Kumaon delivered a solid jumpout at Werribee on Friday morning, pleasing trainer John O’Shea.

Kumaon has begun preparation for the Australia Guineas. Photo by Steve Hart.

Kumaon settled midfield and despite not being asked to do too much work on his first public appearance since October last year, the colt held his ground in the straight to ...

Merion Targets 2015 Australian Guineas

Merion Targets 2015 Australian Guineas

Merion will begin his 2015 autumn racing campaign next month but trainer Mike Moroney is still working out a first-up run.

Merion (inside) will target the Group 1 Australian Guineas during the autumn. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The three-year-old gelding will be aimed towards the Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington Racecourse on March 7 and will ...

Red Excitement Wins 2015 Chester Manifold Stakes

Red Excitement Wins 2015 Chester Manifold Stakes

Gerald Ryan’s Red Excitement justified his favouritism in the Listed Chester Manifold Stakes (1400m) at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday, winning his fifth straight start.

Red Excitement (outside) won the Chester Manifold Stakes ahead of Tried And Tired. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Red Excitement won three handicap races this time last year before a tendon injury saw the gelding spelled ...

Petrology Returns to Work Ahead of 2015 Manfred Stakes

Petrology Returns to Work Ahead of 2015 Manfred Stakes

Group 2 Sandown Guineas (1600m) winner Petrology returned to work on Friday morning ahead of an autumn campaign that will see the colt be aimed at the Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m) on March 7.

Petrology returned to work ahead of a first-up run in the Manfred Stakes. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

The David Hayes & Tom Dabernig-trained Petrology ...

Snowdens’ Shooting To Win 2015 Hobartville Stakes

Snowdens’ Shooting To Win 2015 Hobartville Stakes

Autumn plans for Shooting To Win remain up in the air following a barrier trial at Royal Randwick Racecourse on Tuesday morning.

Shooting To Win could trial a further two times before the Hobartville Stakes. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The three-year-olds trainers are tossing up a return to racing for the colt in either the Listed Eskimo Prince ...

Berry Keen to Ride Vancouver in Autumn Despite “Lazy” Trial

Berry Keen to Ride Vancouver in Autumn Despite “Lazy” Trial

Champion hoop Tommy Berry is still keen to ride two-year-old colt Vancouver during the 2015 autumn carnival despite a lackluster barrier trial on Thursday morning.

Vancouver is on the fifth line of betting for the Golden Slipper on March 21. Photo by Steve Hart.

Vancouver debuted to win the Listed Thoroughbred Breeders’ Plate (1000m) back in October. The colt was ...