News About 2016 Thousand Guineas Prelude

2016 Thousand Guineas Next for Prelude Winner Legless Veuve

2016 Thousand Guineas Next for Prelude Winner Legless Veuve

Local horseman Stuart Webb said a next-up run in the Thousand Guineas 2016 was a “no brainer” for his classy Thousand Guineas Prelude winner Legless Veuve. The Pins filly broke her maiden status last time out at Sale on September 11, but proved she had far better races in her with the upset at Caulfield…

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…

2016 Thousand Guineas Prelude Tips & Betting Update

2016 Thousand Guineas Prelude Tips & Betting Update

A field of Group 1 bound three-year-old fillies face off at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday in the Thousand Guineas Prelude 2016, betting tips and the latest odds for which are found below. Due to jump at 2:55pm (AEST) as Race 5 on the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Day card, this season’s $200,000 Group 2 Schweppes…

Whispering Brook Set for Thousand Guineas Prelude

Whispering Brook Set for Thousand Guineas Prelude

Perth trainer Simon Miller is confident his in-form filly Whispering Brook can salute interstate for the first time on Saturday off an ideal three week break between runs into the 2016 Thousand Guineas Prelude at Caulfield Racecourse. The star WA-trained daughter of Hincinbrook was undefeated winning her opening five career starts as a two-year-old before…

Sweet Sherry in Doubt for 2016 Thousand Guineas

Sweet Sherry in Doubt for 2016 Thousand Guineas

An elevated temperature has seen the Leon & Troy Crostens-trained filly Sweet Sherry scratched from Saturday’s Prelude and in serious doubt for the Thousand Guineas 2016 on October 8. Co-trainer Troy Corstens admitted the stable’s progressive Bel Esprit three-year-old would need to make “one hell of a recovery” between now and Caulfield Guineas Day if…

Thousand Guineas Prelude 2016 Field & Odds: Leotie Favourite

Thousand Guineas Prelude 2016 Field & Odds: Leotie Favourite

Henry Dwyer’s relatively unknown local filly Leotie has opened narrow favourite to post back-to-back wins at Caulfield Racecourse when stepping up in class for the 2016 Thousand Guineas Prelude this weekend. The Darci Brahma three-year-old is one of 14 fillies accepted to face off in this season’s $200,000 Group 2 Schweppes Thousand Guineas Prelude (1400m),…

Whispering Brook Tops 2016 Thousand Guineas Prelude Nominations

Whispering Brook Tops 2016 Thousand Guineas Prelude Nominations

Simon Miller’s classy WA-trained filly Whispering Brook is one of the headline nominations taken for the Thousand Guineas Prelude 2016 at Caulfield Racecourse this weekend in Melbourne. A star in her home state, the visiting Perth raider has won five of her six career starts to date heading into Saturday’s $200,000 Group 2 Schweppes Thousand…

Whispering Brook Flows to Moonee Valley for Atlantic Jewel

Whispering Brook Flows to Moonee Valley for Atlantic Jewel

Ascot horseman Simon Miller has his undefeated Perth filly Whispering Brook entered for her interstate debut this Saturday with the three-time Group winner to accept for Moonee Valley’s 2016 Atlantic Jewel Stakes. Miller has the beautifully-bred daughter of Hinchinbrook heading towards a run in the $500,000 Group 1 Schweppes Thousand Guineas (1600m) at Caulfield Racecourse…

2016 Thousand Guineas Target for Samara Dancer

2016 Thousand Guineas Target for Samara Dancer

Phillip Stokes’ Blue Diamond flop Samara Dancer will get the chance to atone in Group 1 company against her own kind this season targeting the Thousand Guineas 2016 in October. The Hinchinbrook filly won her opening two career starts as a juvenile including the Group 2 Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude (1100m) before she crossed a…