News About 2017 Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival

Doyle On Chetwood in 2017 Australia Stakes

Doyle On Chetwood in 2017 Australia Stakes

Godolphin hoop James Doyle will travel over from the UK at the end of the month to partner their returning galloper Chetwood in the Australia Stakes 2017 at Moonee Valley.

Peacock is one of two John O’Shea-trained runners heading into the 2017 Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley on January 27. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Twenty-eight-year-old Doyle is a regular ...

Australian Guineas 2017 on Agenda for Manolo Blahniq

Australian Guineas 2017 on Agenda for Manolo Blahniq

Mornington trainer Tony Noonan is looking towards the 2017 Australian Guineas in March for his nicely-bred colt Manolo Blahniq who chases just his second career win at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

Jake Noonan rides 2017 Australian Guineas hope Manolo Blahniq at Moonee Valley on Saturday. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

The son of former champion New Zealander and Australian Group 1 winner ...

Blue Diamond Stakes 2017 Hope Eden Roc Debuts

Blue Diamond Stakes 2017 Hope Eden Roc Debuts

Team Hawkes will unveil a promising three-quarter brother of the stable’s Group 1 placed colt Star Turn on Saturday when 2017 Blue Diamond Stakes hope Eden Roc lines-up at Randwick.

Eden Roc – a three-quarter brother to Star Turn (pictured) – begins a 2017 Blue Diamond Stakes bid on debut in Sydney this weekend. Photo: Steve Hart.

A nicely-bred ...

2017 TJ Smith Stakes Third-Up for Fell Swoop

2017 TJ Smith Stakes Third-Up for Fell Swoop

Ultra-consistent Canberra-trained sprinter Fell Swoop is gearing up for an autumn return that will see him take on a stellar field at Randwick third-up in the TJ Smith Stakes 2017.

Fell Swoop will look to win his first Group 1 sprint race over the autumn. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The five-year-old son of Not A Single Doubt is yet ...

2017 Oakleigh Plate on Cards for Thermal Current

2017 Oakleigh Plate on Cards for Thermal Current

Next month’s Oakleigh Plate 2017 is shaping-up as a nice autumn target for Darren Weir’s short-distance horse Thermal Current.

Thermal Current could chase the 2017 Oakleigh Plate win on Blue Diamond Stakes Day for Darren Weir this autumn. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

The six-year-old son of Exceed And Excel posted a Flemington win last Saturday over 1000m defeating Bullpit ...

McEvoy to Ride Turn Me Loose in Australia Stakes 2017

McEvoy to Ride Turn Me Loose in Australia Stakes 2017

New Zealand horseman Murray Baker has confirmed the booking of Kerrin McEvoy for the stable’s Group 1 winner Turn Me Loose when he returns for the autumn in the 2017 Australia Stakes this month.

Three-time Group 1 winner Turn Me Loose returns in the Australia Stakes 2017 with Kerrin McEvoy aboard this month at Moonee Valley. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

Prepared ...

2017 Australian Cup Aim for Exospheric

2017 Australian Cup Aim for Exospheric

Half of the Team Freedman training duo Lee Freedman has confirmed plans to target the Australian Cup 2017 with last year’s Caulfield Cup placegetter Exospheric.

Imported Caulfield Cup placegetter Exospheric targets the Australian Cup 2017 this autumn in Melbourne. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

At just his second start down under the British import finished a brave third behind the ...

Big Job for Lone Eagle to Make 2017 Blue Diamond Stakes Field

Big Job for Lone Eagle to Make 2017 Blue Diamond Stakes Field

Reigning champion trainer Mick Price is planning his Blue Diamond Stakes 2017 assault as he chases successive wins in the classic, but knows the timing may not be ideal for the promising Lone Eagle.

Mick Price is gearing up for a 2017 Blue Diamond Stakes win after his success last autumn with Extreme Choice (pictured). Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos....

Extreme Choice to Resume in Oakleigh Plate 2017

Extreme Choice to Resume in Oakleigh Plate 2017

Mick Price has his Blue Diamond Stakes winner Extreme Choice down to kick-off his autumn at home at Caulfield Racecourse next month in the 2017 Oakleigh Plate.

Two-time Group 1 winning colt Extreme Choice is set to return to racing in the 2017 Oakleigh Plate at home at Caulfield. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The gun Not A single Doubt ...

Flying Artie To Strike First-Up in Black Caviar Lightning 2017

Flying Artie To Strike First-Up in Black Caviar Lightning 2017

All the major Group 1 autumn sprints in Melbourne and Sydney are on the cards for Mick Price’s star colt Flying Artie who is set to kick off in the 2017 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes next month.

Coolmore Stud Stakes winner Flying Artie will resume at Flemington in the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes 2017. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Price ...