News About 2015 Standish Handicap

2015 Standish Handicap Winner Decircles Defeats Favourites

2015 Standish Handicap Winner Decircles Defeats Favourites

Danny O’Brien’s stable “soldier” Decircles improved on a third on New Year’s Day last year to beat two better fancied favourites in Thursday’s Standish Handicap 2015 at Flemington Racecourse.

2015 Standish Handicap winner Decircles backs up in the Chester Manifold Stakes at Flemington on January 17. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Twelve months ago the now six-year-old Encosta ...

Reparations Tops Standish Handicap 2015 Field & Odds

Reparations Tops Standish Handicap 2015 Field & Odds

First-up winner on Melbourne Cup Day Reparations carries the number one saddlecloth and currently sits as the equal favourite in the 2015 Standish Handicap field and betting markets for Flemington Racecourse on New Year’s Day.

Reparations is the top weight and co-favourite for Thursday’s 2015 Standish Handicap in Melbourne. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

Lee & Anthony Freedman’s Exceed And ...

Aeronautical Leads 2015 Standish Handicap Nominations

Aeronautical Leads 2015 Standish Handicap Nominations

Early entries are now out for the New Year’s Day feature at Victoria’s Flemington Racecourse with Group 1 placegetter Aeronautical leading the early Standish Handicap 2015 nominations for Thursday.

Aeronautical is looking to return to form in Thursday’s Standish Handicap at Flemington: Photo: Steve Hart.

Lionel Cohen’s Encosta De Lago six-year-old is one of 19 early entries taken for ...

Churchill Dancer to Tackle 2015 Standish Handicap

Churchill Dancer to Tackle 2015 Standish Handicap

After winning the Fiesta Star Handicap (1200m) at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday, four-year-old gelding Churchill Dancer will likely tackle the Group 3 Standish Handicap (1200m) on New Year’s Day.

Churchill Dancer will likely head to the Standish Handicap on January 1 after winning at Flemington on Saturday. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The David Hayes & Tom Dabernig-trained ...

2015 Standish Handicap Aim for Aeronautical

2015 Standish Handicap Aim for Aeronautical

A run under the lights at Moonee Valley Racecourse this Friday night could be the latest warm up run for Lionel Cohen’s Standish Handicap 2015-bound galloper Aeronautical.

2015 Standish Handicap-bound Aeronautical could run in Friday night’s 1200m handicap at Moonee Valley. Photo: Steve Hart.

The Rosehill-based Cohen is tossing up whether to make a last minute trip ...

Reparations to Run in Standish Handicap 2015

Reparations to Run in Standish Handicap 2015

Hall of Fame trainer Lee Freedman has named the 2015 Standish Handicap on New Year’s Day in Melbourne as the likely next-up summer assignment for the Godolphin-owned Reparations.

Melbourne Cup Day winner Reparations is 2015 Standish Handicap-bound this January at Flemington. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

The Exceed And Excel six-year-old resumed off a five month spell at Flemington on ...

The Thief Can Steal the 2014 Tony Beddison Cup

The Thief Can Steal the 2014 Tony Beddison Cup

Stephen Brown’s five-year-old gelding The Thief will run in the $80,000 Tony Beddison Cup (1000m) this Saturday at Moonee Valley, one of twelve classy horses tackling the flying sprint race.

Stephen Brown is confident The Thief will be competitive in the Tony Beddison Cup this Saturday. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Brown is confident The Thief will ...

Thermal Current Will Likely Progress to 2015 Standish Handicap

Thermal Current Will Likely Progress to 2015 Standish Handicap

Thermal Current won the Group 3 Telstra Phonewords Stakes (1200m) this time last year as well as running at the highest level of racing in both the Group 1 Golden Rose Stakes (1400m) and Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m), in which he finished just outside the placings.

Thermal Current will drop in class on Saturday in a bid to ...

Red Excitement Set to Return in 2014 Razor Sharp

Red Excitement Set to Return in 2014 Razor Sharp

Five-year-old Red Excitement had an excellent summer campaign in Sydney early this year that saw the gelding win three consecutive starts and finish in the placings a further two times.

After ten months in rehab due to a tendon injury, Red Excitement will return to the track on December 13 in the Razor Sharp. Photo by Steve Hart.

However his ...

Beleeup After Another Flemington Upset

Beleeup After Another Flemington Upset

Mornington horseman John McArdle is hoping his improving three-year-old Beleeup can repeat their Flemington upset last time out when they again go out at double figures in Saturday’s $120,000 Listed A.R. Creswick Series Final(1200m).

Upset heat five winner Beleeup is at juicy odds again to win the 2014 AR Creswick Series Final. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Bel ...