News About 2016 Caulfield Guineas Prelude

2016 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

2016 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

The action of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival steps up a notch today, Saturday September 24, with a double-shot of Group 1 racing headlining the Caulfield card for Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Day 2016. The Melbourne forecast is for scattered showers throughout the day, but without any heavier rainfall due to fall until late afternoon…

Turnbull Stakes Day Run for VRC Derby Hope Highlad

Turnbull Stakes Day Run for VRC Derby Hope Highlad

New Zealand horseman Murray Baker has confirmed a Turnbull Stakes Day run Sunday week for his 2016 Victoria Derby-bound three-year-old Highlad. The High Chaparral gelding is undefeated to date with back-to-back wins at home this campaign. The latest was in the Listed Wanganui Guineas (1350m) on September 3 when just a nose off the runner-up…

Saracino Improved for Caulfield Guineas Prelude 2016

Saracino Improved for Caulfield Guineas Prelude 2016

An improved Saracino is set for a step up in distance off his Danehill Stakes win down the Flemington straight according to co-trainer Murray Baker who is keen to get him to the races for this weekend’s 2016 Caulfield Guineas Prelude. The visiting Kiwi galloper debuted down under a fortnight ago and made an immediate…

2016 Caulfield Guineas Prelude Tips & Betting Update

2016 Caulfield Guineas Prelude Tips & Betting Update

A gun field of three-year-old colts and geldings takes to Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday in the Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Prelude 2016, betting tips and the updated odds for which are detailed below. Running as Race 6 at 3:35pm (AEST) on the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Day line-up, there are two early scratchings from this year’s…

Evacuation Leads 2016 Caulfield Guineas Prelude Field & Odds

Evacuation Leads 2016 Caulfield Guineas Prelude Field & Odds

The undefeated Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained colt Evacuation has opened favourite in the Caulfield Guineas Prelude 2016 betting markets on the final field for the three-year-olds’ clash in Melbourne on Saturday. One of the key support acts at Caulfield Racecourse on Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Day this weekend, the $175,000 Group 3 Ladbrokes Caulfield…

2016 Caulfield Guineas Second Acceptances Feature Divine Prophet

2016 Caulfield Guineas Second Acceptances Feature Divine Prophet

Divine Prophet is one of 48 three-year-olds still in contention for the Caulfield Guineas 2016 following second declarations for the October 8 showdown at Caulfield Racecourse. Cut from 128 nominations, this season’s $1 million Group 1 Caulfield Guineas (1600m) was one of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival majors Racing Victoria (RV) took the next stage…

2016 Stan Fox Stakes Nominations Feature Swear

2016 Stan Fox Stakes Nominations Feature Swear

The undefeated Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes-trained Swear is among the diminutive but classy nominations taken for the Stan Fox Stakes 2016 in Sydney this weekend. Just eight three-year-olds are among the early entries for the $200,000 Group 2 Stan Fox Stakes (1500m), one of three Group 2 races on the Golden Pendant Day program…

Kiwis Lead 2016 Caulfield Guineas Prelude Nominations

Kiwis Lead 2016 Caulfield Guineas Prelude Nominations

Two New Zealand-trained raiders sit first and second on the ballot for the Caulfield Guineas Prelude 2016 nominations ahead of this Saturday’s showdown on Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Day. The traditional lead-up for three-year-old colts and geldings heading towards the $1 million Group 1 Caulfield Guineas (1600m), held this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival on October…

2016 Caulfield Guineas bid for Derby Hope Sacred Elixir

2016 Caulfield Guineas bid for Derby Hope Sacred Elixir

JJ Atkins winning Kiwi youngster Sacred Elixir will chase a rare three-year-old’s double this spring heading towards the VRC Derby via a run in the Caulfield Guineas 2016. No horse has won both races during their three-year-old season since Helenus (2002), but New Zealand horseman Tony Pike hopes his Pour Moir gelding can be the…