News About 2016 CF Orr Stakes Day

Tuscan Sling Wins 2016 Geoffrey Bellmaine Stakes for Weir

Tuscan Sling Wins 2016 Geoffrey Bellmaine Stakes for Weir

Melbourne Cup winning trainer Darren Weir celebrated an excellent early start to the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival with quality mare Tuscan Sling his fourth winner on the Caulfield card taking out the Geoffrey Bellmaine Stakes 2016. Weir enjoyed wins in Race 1 with Falago, the Group 2 Autumn Stakes (1400m) with 2016 Australian Guineas-bound colt…

2016 CF Orr Stakes Results: Suavito Returns to Win

2016 CF Orr Stakes Results: Suavito Returns to Win

Nigel Blackiston’s classy mare Suavito returned from a lengthy seven month let-up to score another elite level win thanks to a gun ride first-up at Caulfield in the CF Orr Stakes 2016. The five-year-old daughter of Thorn Park hadn’t raced since her seventh in last year’s Doncaster Mile in Sydney, undergoing subsequent surgery to remove…

2016 Autumn Stakes Results: Mahuta Holds Off the Filly

2016 Autumn Stakes Results: Mahuta Holds Off the Filly

Darren Weir’s flying colt Mahuta posted his sixth win from as many starts to hold off Mick Price’s classy filly Sailing By in another gutsy all-the-way win in the Autumn Stakes 2016 at Caulfield Racecourse on CF Orr Stakes Day. The Flying Spur three-year-old hasn’t been defeated since last September enjoying a gun streak of…

2016 Rubiton Stakes Winner Heatherly Onto Oakleigh Plate

2016 Rubiton Stakes Winner Heatherly Onto Oakleigh Plate

Flying young filly Heatherly flew under the light weight for a smashing six length win in the Rubiton Stakes 2016 that she’ll look to repeat in a fortnight stepping up in grade for an Oakleigh Plate bid. The three-year-old daughter of Lonhro posted her third win on the trot this time in for Flemington trainers…

2016 Blue Diamond for Prelude Winner Samara Dancer

2016 Blue Diamond for Prelude Winner Samara Dancer

Adelaide’s Phillip Stokes will chase his first Blue Diamond Stakes win with smart filly Samara Dancer after she blitzed her Melbourne debut with a victory in Saturday’s 2016 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude at Caulfield Racecourse. The daughter of Hinchinbrook showed promise last November on debut winning by over three lengths at Morphettville Parks, and…

2016 Australian Guineas Bid for Kevin Hayes Winner Risque

2016 Australian Guineas Bid for Kevin Hayes Winner Risque

The David Hayes & Tom Dabernig-trained New Zealand filly Risque brought her winning from down under in her Australian race debut at Caulfield Racecourse on CF Orr Stakes Day with an impressive win in the Kevin Hayes Stakes on way to the Australian Guineas 2016. Co-trainer David Hayes named the $750,000 Group 1 Australian Guineas…

2016 CF Orr Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

2016 CF Orr Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

Caulfield Racecourse is home to the year’s opening Group 1 race meeting today, Saturday February 13, for CF Orr Stakes Day 2016 – the full scratchings and track report for the bumper nine-race card found below. It is mostly sunny in Melbourne today with a top of 32 degrees and no rain due until late…