News About 2015 Autumn Racing

Palazzo Pubblico On Trial for 2015 The Vanity

Palazzo Pubblico On Trial for 2015 The Vanity

Three-year-old filly Palazzo Pubblico has won all three of her starts this campaign and will vie for her fourth at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday. However this win will mean that much more as trainer Sam Kavanagh revealed the filly will be on trial for a trip to Melbourne. Palazzo Pubblico will race against eight open-age…

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. 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 is only minor. He was to be targeted towards the Group 1 Newmarket…

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. Six-year-old gelding Tales Of Grimm joined Kavanagh’s team on the back of a sixth place finish in the 28-strong field in the prestigious Royal Hunt Cup (1609m) in June last year but…

Ambitious Waterhouse to Have “Up To Six” Starters in 2015 Golden Slipper

Ambitious Waterhouse to Have “Up To Six” Starters in 2015 Golden Slipper

Gai Waterhouse is looking to beat her own record of five runners in the Group 1 Golden Slipper (1200m) on March 21 after announcing she could saddle “up to six” horses in the $3.5 million race. Flamboyant Lass, Giulietta, Vancouver, Pierrette, and Carriages are all potential starters for Waterhouse in the 2015 Golden Slipper. Two-year-old…

Protectionist Likely to Kick Off 2015 Autumn Campaign in Melbourne

Protectionist Likely to Kick Off 2015 Autumn Campaign in Melbourne

Chances are fans of 2014 Melbourne Cup winner Protectionist in both Melbourne and Sydney will get the opportunity to see the galloper during the autumn. Speaking to RSN’s Racing Ahead on Tuesday, new trainer Kris Lees revealed a dual state autumn carnival is on the cards due to the congestion in the program. Lees was…

Hong Kong Captain Aimed at 2015 Rosehill Guineas after Debut Win

Hong Kong Captain Aimed at 2015 Rosehill Guineas after Debut Win

Big plans are in the pipeline for three-year-old gelding Hong Kong Captain, who won on debut at Mornington on Wednesday. Hong Kong Captain won the maiden Peninsula Home Hospice Plate (1200m) yesterday afternoon while trainers David Hayes & Tom Dabernig were stuck at their Euroa training property fighting a fire, missing the impressive debut win,…

Lucia Valentina Steps Up Training for 2015 Autumn Campaign

Lucia Valentina Steps Up Training for 2015 Autumn Campaign

Four-year-old Lucia Valentina had a successful spring campaign that included a win in the Group 1 Turnbull Stakes (2000m) and minor placing in the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m). After a well-earned break the mare is ready to step up her training for the autumn. Lucia Valentina got a month off after running 13th to…

Zeletto Will Get Shot at 2015 Australian Guineas

Zeletto Will Get Shot at 2015 Australian Guineas

Luke Oliver has high hopes for his three-year-old colt Zeletto in the autumn, constructing a program entirely around the $500,000 Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington on March 8. Zeletto has yet to run beyond 1100m but Oliver is keen to test him at the mile after 10 weeks off. “We’ll certainly be trying…

Light 2015 Autumn Racing Carnival for Hucklebuck

Light 2015 Autumn Racing Carnival for Hucklebuck

Connections are keen to get a repeat performance from Hucklebuck this time next year, so the gelding will have a lightly-run autumn campaign before focusing the majority of their efforts towards the spring. Hucklebuck won all three of his starts during the Melbourne spring carnival this year. He won the Listed Durbridge Stakes (1200m) first…

2014 Summer Racing Carnival Over for Moment Of Change

2014 Summer Racing Carnival Over for Moment Of Change

Triple Group One winner Moment Of Change had a disappointing spring campaign that saw the gelding miss out on a placing in three consecutive runs. Trainer Peter Moody thought a change in scenery would help the horse improve, so he travelled to Perth for the summer racing carnival. However, his plans have come to an…