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2011 Caulfield Cup Second Declarations Leaves 80 Contenders

2011 Caulfield Cup Second Declarations Leaves 80 Contenders

The likely 2011 Caulfield Cup field became a little clearer this afternoon with Racing Victoria taking second declarations for the famous staying showdown to run on October 15 this spring carnival. Today the number of gallopers heading towards a start in the $2.5 million Group 1 BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) was cut from 117 at…

Caulfield Guineas Winner Anacheeva Retires

Caulfield Guineas Winner Anacheeva Retires

Premier Victorian horseman Peter Moody announced yesterday that his reigning Caulfield Guineas winner Anacheeva would be retired immediately, ruling them out of contention for this Saturday’s Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes at Moonee Valley. Four-year-old Anabaa stallion Anacheeva failed to impress when they resumed at Caulfield on August 27, the once very promising galloper finishing…

Smart Missile Tops 2011 Caulfield Guineas First Declarations

Smart Missile Tops 2011 Caulfield Guineas First Declarations

Racing Victoria has today taken first declarations for four of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival’s major showdowns including those for the Caulfield Guineas 2011, Anthony Cummings’ unbeaten colt Smart Missile heading the list of three-year-olds still in contention for the October classic. The $1 million Group 1 Caulfield Guineas (1600m) is scheduled to take place…

2011 Cox Plate Favourite Whobe Leads Dato Nominations

2011 Cox Plate Favourite Whobe Leads Dato Nominations

The Mark Kavanagh-trained Whobegotyou will look to retain their stranglehold over the Cox Plate 2011 betting markets this spring with an incredible third successive win in the $300,000 Group 2 Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes (1600m) at Moonee Valley this Saturday. Nominations for the 2011 Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes, the second race of the…

Melbourne Cup 2011 Nominations Released

Melbourne Cup 2011 Nominations Released

The Melbourne Cup 2011 nominations were released by Racing Victoria this afternoon, the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival’s showcase attraction drawing 90 less entries than last year’s iconic 150th edition of the ‘race that stops a nation’. This year the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m), set to run as Flemington Race 7 on Tuesday…

King Top Gun Heads Caulfield Cup 2011 Order of Entry

King Top Gun Heads Caulfield Cup 2011 Order of Entry

Japanese stayer King Top Gun heads the 2011 Caulfield Cup elimination order, the initial order of entry released by Racing Victoria’s Greg Carpenter today following the allocation of weights for the Melbourne Spring Carnival feature earlier this week. The nine-year-old Ippo Sameshima-trained veteran is the only horse exempt from ballot for the $2.5 million Group…

Odds Favour Golden McNeil Stakes 2011 for Moody

Odds Favour Golden McNeil Stakes 2011 for Moody

Caulfield Racecourse will come to life this Saturday with a double shot of black-type action including the 2011 McNeil Stakes where premier Victorian trainer Peter Moody will saddle up the race favourite in Golden Archer. Betting markets for the $125,000 Group 3 H.D.F. McNeil Stakes (1200m), running as Caulfield Race 4 on Saturday, were released…

Moody 2011 Memsie Stakes Duo

Moody 2011 Memsie Stakes Duo

Fred Hoystead Medal winning trainer Peter Moody is excited to be saddling up two of his spring hopefuls in the 2011 Memsie Stakes at Caulfield this weekend, Caulfield Guineas winner Anacheeva and Group 1 winning Kiwi mare King’s Rose to represent the trainer in the feature. Twelve months ago one of Australia’s greatest ever racehorses,…

Memsie Stakes 2011 Field Missing Maluckyday

Memsie Stakes 2011 Field Missing Maluckyday

The 2011 Melbourne Cup campaign of last year’s runner-up Maluckyday has again been delayed after connections chose not to accept the galloper for this Saturday’s $200,000 Group 2 Memsie Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield. Yesterday co-trainer Wayne Hawkes indicated that the 2011 Memsie Stakes would likely be the first-up run for Zabeel five-year-old Maluckyday after they…

Shamrocker Tops Memsie Stakes 2011 Nominations

Shamrocker Tops Memsie Stakes 2011 Nominations

Danny O’Brien’s dual Group 1 winner Shamrocker heads the list of 2011 Memsie Stakes nominations for this Saturday, the Melbourne Cup-bound mare kicking off her spring carnival preparation at Caulfield against some top-class competitors. O’Reilly four-year-old Shamrocker has come a long way since she ran seventh in the Group 3 HDF McNeil Stakes (1200m) on…