News About 2016 Mackinnon Stakes

2016 Cox Plate Off the Cards for Tosen Stardom

2016 Cox Plate Off the Cards for Tosen Stardom

A Cox Plate 2016 bid for Toorak Handicap withdrawal Tosen Stardom is off the cards with trainer Darren Weir and connections now focusing on having the Japanese import in full fitness for a Melbourne Cup Carnival run. The six-year-old Deep Impact stallion debuted for Weir on September 3 running fourth to Awesome Rock in the…

Scottish Targets 2016 Cox Plate Down Under

Scottish Targets 2016 Cox Plate Down Under

Godolphin-raced European galloper Scottish could be Melbourne bound this spring with the Cox Plate 2016 on the agenda for the classy Charlie Appleby trained horse. Over the weekend the four-year-old won the Listed Steventon Stakes over 2011m at Newbury, jockey James Doyle guiding the son of Teofilo to victory over Berkshire. Third in the same…

Update to 2016 Melbourne Cup Carnival Group 1s

Update to 2016 Melbourne Cup Carnival Group 1s

The Victoria Racing Club (VRC) has announced some major changes to this year’s Melbourne Cup Carnival with the switching of the Mackinnon Stakes and Emirates Stakes. Previously held on Victoria Derby Day on the Saturday prior to the iconic Melbourne Cup (the first Tuesday of November), the Mackinnon Stakes was a $1 million Group 1…