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Iconic To McEwen Stakes After Carlyon Stakes Win

Iconic To McEwen Stakes After Carlyon Stakes Win

Promising sprinter Iconic is set to return to Group 2 level in the McEwen Stakes (1000m) in a fortnight after he scored a narrow win in the 2014 Carlyon Stakes at Moonee Valley this afternoon. There was plenty of speed in the Carlyon Stakes field and the early stages of the race did not disappoint,…

2014 Carlyon Stakes Final Field and Barrier Draw

2014 Carlyon Stakes Final Field and Barrier Draw

A capacity field of 13 runners has been confirmed to line up at Moonee Valley Racecourse this weekend to contest the Listed Carlyon Stakes (1000m), highlighted by several exciting prospects for the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival. Confirmed for his first race start since transferring from the guidance of now-Godolphin trainer John O’Shea, Kencella will jump…

First-Up Specialist Shamal Wind Resumes in Carlyon Stakes

First-Up Specialist Shamal Wind Resumes in Carlyon Stakes

Caulfield’s Robert Smerdon is hoping the imposing first-up record of his resuming mare Shamal Wind will be the key to her success at Moonee Valley in Saturday’s 2014 Carlyon Stakes. The daughter of Dubawi is gearing up for her five-year-old debut on the weekend and gets an early gallop at the track today to help…

Villa Verde Leads 2014 Carlyon Stakes Nominations

Villa Verde Leads 2014 Carlyon Stakes Nominations

Anthony Cummings’ Group 1 performed mare Villa Verde heads the Carlyon Stakes 2014 nominations in one of the two black-type highlights at Moonee Valley Racecourse this weekend. Open to four-year-olds and older, this year’s $120,000 Listed Carlyon Stakes (1000m) highlights the Melbourne racing action on Saturday along with the $120,000 Listed McKenzie Stakes (1200m) for…

Lord Of The Sky Dominates 2014 Monash Stakes Odds

Lord Of The Sky Dominates 2014 Monash Stakes Odds

Robbie Laing’s Group 1-bound colt Lord Of The Sky has opened short priced favourite to win their first Black Type trophy in the 2014 Sir John Monash Stakes this weekend. The Danerich three-year-old is one of nine gallopers in the mix for this year’s $135,000 Group 3 Polytrack Sir John Monash Stakes (1100m), running as…

2014 Sir John Monash Stakes Field – Lord Of The Sky Draws 1

2014 Sir John Monash Stakes Field – Lord Of The Sky Draws 1

Robbie Laing’s progressive colt Lord Of The Sky has come up trumps with the inside alley for their maiden Group assignment in the Sir John Monash Stakes 2014 in Melbourne on Saturday. The Danerich three-year-old will be racing for a Group 1 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival campaign when they take on a field of eight…

Track to Suit African Pulse in Monash Stakes 2014

Track to Suit African Pulse in Monash Stakes 2014

A return to Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday for the 2014 Sir John Monash Stakes could be the key to unlocking the talent of recently-gelded galloper African Pulse. The Michael Moroney-trained Johannesburg five-year-old has been ruled out of a potential stud career after being gelded following a lackluster autumn campaign. They will be out to atone…

2014 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Field And Barrier Draw Released

2014 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Field And Barrier Draw Released

The 2014 Black Caviar Lightning Stakesfield and barrier draw has been released; with 13 talented sprinters set to contest the Group 1 event at Flemington on Saturday. Talented sprinter Shamexpress is on top of the 2014 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes final field and will looking to maintain his excellent record down the famous Flemington straight….

2014 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Nominations Released

2014 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Nominations Released

The 2014 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes nominations have been released; with fourteen sprinters a chance of contesting the Group 1 event at Flemington this weekend. Headlining the nominations is talented mare Samaready, who is set to return to the races for the first time since she suffered an exercise induced pulmonary haemorrhage during the running of…

General Truce Chasing Back-To-Back Wins In W.J. Adams Stakes

General Truce Chasing Back-To-Back Wins In W.J. Adams Stakes

Trainer Ricky Maund is confident that tough sprinter General Truce can record his second straight win when he contests the Listed W.J. Adams Stakes (1000m) at Caulfield on Saturday. General Truce returned to racing with a narrow win over Pocket Rockets and Kaiser Sun in the Listed Kensington Stakes  (1000m) at Flemington on January 18 and,…