News About 2015 Lexus Stakes

Lexus Winner Excess Knowledge into Melbourne Cup 2015

Lexus Winner Excess Knowledge into Melbourne Cup 2015

Sydney’s leading lady of racing Gai Waterhouse now has two hopes in the 2015 Melbourne Cup field next Tuesday searching for her second win in the ‘race that stops a nation’ after the Lexus Stakes victory of her gallant stayer Excess Knowledge who survived a nervous protest to keep bragging rights.

Lexus Stakes winner Excess Knowledge will back-up on Tuesday ...

2015 Mackinnon Stakes Odds Update: Magic Hurricane Out

2015 Mackinnon Stakes Odds Update: Magic Hurricane Out

One-time Mackinnon Stakes 2015 betting favourite Magic Hurricane is the second horse to come out of the line-up for the Derby Day clash offering a Melbourne Cup ballot exemption to the winner at Flemington Racecourse this weekend.

Magic Hurricane is out of the 2015 Mackinnon Stakes and in the paddock after a poor blood test result. Photo: Steve Hart.

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2015 Derby Day Scratchings & Track Report

2015 Derby Day Scratchings & Track Report

Nine talent-rich black type races have been confirmed to run at Flemington Racecourse this after for 2015 Derby Day; highlighted by the featured Group 1 Victoria Derby (2500m) for three-year-old stayers.

Tarzino remains clear favourite to win the 2015 Victoria Derby. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

The weather is somewhat overcast through the greater Melbourne metropolitan region and showers are expected ...

Melbourne Cup Berth on the Line for Thunder Lady

Melbourne Cup Berth on the Line for Thunder Lady

Trainer John Sargent is thrilled with the condition of Thunder Lady ahead of her sixth run of the season on Saturday, but has conceded the mare faces a big task in gaining ballot-free exemption into next week’s Melbourne Cup by winning the Group 3 Lexus Stakes (2500m) at Flemington.

Thunder Lady is aiming to secure ballot-free entry into the ...

2015 Lexus Stakes Odds: Havana Cooler Narrow Favourite

2015 Lexus Stakes Odds: Havana Cooler Narrow Favourite

In a super tight betting market for Saturday’s Lexus Stakes 2015 at Flemington Racecourse the John O’Shea-trained Havana Cooler is narrow favourite to take out the staying showdown that offers a Melbourne Cup ballot exemption to the winner.

Gai Waterhouse’s Melbourne Cup hopeful Excess Knowledge is second favourite to win the ballot exemption taking out Saturday’s 2015 Lexus Stakes ...

2015 Lexus Stakes Field Features Waterhouse Duo

2015 Lexus Stakes Field Features Waterhouse Duo

Sydney’s Gai Waterhouse will saddle-up two Melbourne Cup entries in the Lexus Stakes 2015 field at Flemington Racecourse this Saturday shooting for the ballot exemption for the world’s richest handicap on offer in the Derby Day clash.

Bohemian Lily is one of two Gai Waterhouse-trained Melbourne Cup hopes looking for Saturday’s Lexus Stakes win at Flemington. Photo: Daniel Costello.

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Havana Cooler Chases Melbourne Cup 2015 Bid in Lexus

Havana Cooler Chases Melbourne Cup 2015 Bid in Lexus

Godolphin’s head Australian trainer John O’Shea will look to add Havana Cooler to his 2015 Melbourne Cup contingent alongside Hartnell with the former chasing a win and ballot exemption for Tuesday week’s classic in the Lexus Stakes on Saturday.

The autumn’s The BMW winner Hartnell is a confirmed 2015 Melbourne Cup runner for Sydney trainer John O’Shea. Photo: Steve ...

Melbourne Cup Hopes Top 2015 Lexus Stakes Nominations

Melbourne Cup Hopes Top 2015 Lexus Stakes Nominations

Lexus Stakes 2015 nominations for Flemington Racecourse’s Victoria Derby Day on Saturday feature a host of stayers looking for the Melbourne Cup ballot exemption on offer to the winner.

Twenty-fourth on the Melbourne Cup ballot – Beaten Up is nominated for both the 2015 Lexus Stakes and Mackinnon on Derby Day this weekend at Flemington. Photo: Daniel Costello.

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