News About Alcopop

Brambles Sweats on Caulfield Cup Start: Gris Caro to be Vetted

Brambles Sweats on Caulfield Cup Start: Gris Caro to be Vetted

Melbourne trainer Peter Moody looks likely of being dually represented in the 2014 Caulfield Cup field on Saturday with his first emergency Brambles waiting on a vet check on the Jake Stephens-trained Gris Caro this afternoon.

Brambles could still make the 2014 Caulfield Cup field as the first emergency for Saturday’s Group 1. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

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Penny Edition Run for 2014 Melbourne Cup Hope Gris Caro

Penny Edition Run for 2014 Melbourne Cup Hope Gris Caro

An ambitious Melbourne Cup 2014 campaign for Jake Stephen’s French import Gris Caro begins in Adelaide this Saturday with a first-up run in the Penny Edition Stakes at Morphettville.

Spring Stakes winner Riziz is the headline 2014 Penny Edition Stakes nominee for this weekend. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

Nominations for this year’s $80,000 Listed Sportingbet Penny Edition Stakes (1400m) ...

Alcopop Retired Following Stellar Spring Campaign

Alcopop Retired Following Stellar Spring Campaign

Despite his impressive end to 2012, eight-year-old stayer Alcopop has been retired from racing.

The Jeune gelding was in his best form last spring, placing a close second in the $2.6 million Caulfield Cup before winning the Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes in his next start.

His final career run came in the Group 1 Hong Kong Cup, where he ...

Retirement Possible for Alcopop

Retirement Possible for Alcopop

Retirement looms as a genuine possibility for South Australian veteran Alcopop who is coming off the best campaign of his entire career.

Alcopop will play no part in the autumn and is being considered for retirment

The eight-year-old fractured a leg in the past and has to be constantly monitored and delicately managed by trainer Jake Stephens.

Stephens told ...

Alcopop Runs Brave Third in 2012 Hong Kong Cup Result

Alcopop Runs Brave Third in 2012 Hong Kong Cup Result

Jake Stephens’ gallant old Aussie galloper Alcopop has enjoyed another late career highlight catching the eye at Sha Tin on Sunday when finishing a brave third behind California Memory in a star-studded Hong Kong Cup 2012.

Alcopop could be headed to Dubai in March 2013

The Normanville-based Jeune eight-year-old, beaten favourite for the 2009 Melbourne Cup when sixth ...

Hong Kong Cup 2012 Field & Barriers – Alcopop’s Gun Gate Four

Hong Kong Cup 2012 Field & Barriers – Alcopop’s Gun Gate Four

Veteran Australian raider Alcopop will get every chance to salute in his maiden overseas’ assignment having drawn ideally in barrier four for Sunday’s 2012 Hong Kong Cup at Sha Tin Racecourse.

Alcopop has drawn well in gate four for the 2012 Hong Kong Cup this weekend

The Jake Stephens-trained Jeune eight-year-old, last seen finally scoring an elusive Group ...

Alcopop Raring To Go Ahead Of 2012 Hong Kong Cup

Alcopop Raring To Go Ahead Of 2012 Hong Kong Cup

Alcopop is said to be in tip top shape ahead of his run in the Group 1 Hong Kong Cup at Sha Tin Racecourse this Sunday December 9, 2012.

The eight-year-old goes into the race with a stellar spring carnival to his name, with his most recent result being a win in the Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes at Flemington on ...

Sea Siren Shapes Up for Hong Kong Sprint 2012

Sea Siren Shapes Up for Hong Kong Sprint 2012

After a pleasing track gallop at Sha Tin Racecourse this week Sydney horseman John O’Shea believes his bonny mare Sea Siren is in fine shape to take on a crack international field in the 2012 Hong Kong Sprint this Sunday.

Sea Siren worked well at Sha Tin on Tuesday morning ahead of the 2012 Hong Kong Sprint

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Alcopop Set to Sparkle in 2012 Hong Kong Cup Field

Alcopop Set to Sparkle in 2012 Hong Kong Cup Field

Victor Harbour horseman Jake Stephens is preparing to saddle up his first ever international competitor with Mackinnon Stakes champ Alcopop set to take on a field of star stayers in the Hong Kong Cup 2012 at Sha Tin Racecourse this Sunday, December 9.

Alcopop is gearing up for their international debut in Sunday's Hong Kong Cup 2012

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Aussies Arrive for Hong Kong International Race Day 2012

Aussies Arrive for Hong Kong International Race Day 2012

The two Aussie-trained gallopers set to run at Sha Tin’s 2012 Hong Kong International Race Day on Sunday week, Sea Siren and Alcopop, have both made the trip safely arriving from Melbourne on Tuesday morning after an overnight flight.

Mackinnon Stakes winner Alcopop will take on a crack field of internationals in the 2012 Hong Kong Cup

“The early ...