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2015 Memsie Stakes Ride on Rising Romance for Rodd

2015 Memsie Stakes Ride on Rising Romance for Rodd

Top hoop Michael Rodd will chase his third Memsie Stakes win in four years when he partners in-form New Zealand expat Rising Romance in the Group 1 Caulfield classic this weekend. Rodd took out the weight-for-age Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival feature back-to-back aboard Sincero (2012) and Atlantic Jewel (2013) before Ben Melham partnered the Peter…

2014 Memsie Stakes Tips & Selections

2014 Memsie Stakes Tips & Selections

An elite field of Group 1 stars line-up in Saturday’s Memsie Stakes 2014 and to help you sort the first-up pretenders from the genuine spring contenders in this weight-for-age clash are our tips below. Running as Caulfield Race 8 at 4:40pm, this year’s $400,000 Group 1 New Zealand Bloodstock Memsie Stakes (1400m) is shaping up…

Rodd Happy to Trail Memsie Stakes Hat-Trick

Rodd Happy to Trail Memsie Stakes Hat-Trick

This Saturday in Melbourne top hoop Michael Rodd will attempt an historic third straight Memsie Stakes winning ride partnering with last year’s Cox Plate runner-up Happy Trails. Rodd has been at his best on Memsie Stakes Day at Caulfield over the past two years securing the weight-for-age feature win aboard back-to-back favourites with Sincero (2012)…

2014 Memsie Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

2014 Memsie Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

This Saturday in Melbourne the opening Group 1 race of the season sees a star-studded field of weight-for-age stars face off in the Memsie Stakes 2014, a detailed form and betting analysis on the Caulfield feature found below. There are 11 gallopers in the mix for this year’s $400,000 Group 1 New Zealand Bloodstock Memsie…

2014 Cox Plate Nominations – 225 Entries

2014 Cox Plate Nominations – 225 Entries

Today Racing Victoria closed nominations for a number of upcoming Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival majors including the Cox Plate 2014 that attracted a record number of entries. Running at Moonee Valley Racecourse on Saturday October 25, this year’s $3 million Group 1 W.S. Cox Plate (2040m) attracted 225 early entries, well up from 158 last…

Group 1 Champions Highlight 2014 Australian Guineas Nominations

Group 1 Champions Highlight 2014 Australian Guineas Nominations

Nominations for the 2014 Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington Racecourse have been released, with a current list of 19 hopeful of a position in the 16 horse final field to be confirmed on Wednesday morning, including Shamus Award. Having only achieved undoubtedly his greatest career feat to date when equine superstar Atlantic Jewel…

Melbourne Cup Winners Headline 2014 Peter Young Stakes

Melbourne Cup Winners Headline 2014 Peter Young Stakes

Despite sharing the same Caulfield race card with three Group 1 events, The 2014 Group 2 Peter Young Stakes (1800m) is set to be one of the most hotly-contested races of the day after this morning’s final field confirmed 2012 and 2013 Melbourne Cup Champions Green Moon (barrier 7) and Fiorente (barrier 5) are poised to make…

Fiorente Highlights 2014 Peter Young Stakes Nominations

Fiorente Highlights 2014 Peter Young Stakes Nominations

Nominations for the 2014 Group 2 Peter Young Stakes (1800m) are highlighted by several previous winners at Group 1 level, with 2013 Melbourne Cup Champion Fiorente set to make his return to the track for the first time since that memorable victory on the first Tuesday of November. Slowing building to the task during his 2013…

2014 Orr Stakes Final Field Released

2014 Orr Stakes Final Field Released

The 2014 Orr Stakes final field will include just eight runners after trainer Robbie Laing withdrew Polanski from the Group 1 event at Caulfield this Saturday. Polanski was included in the nominations for both the Orr Stakes and the Group 2 Autumn Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield this weekend and Laing has elected to keep the Rakti…

Michael Rodd & Mark Kavanagah Part Ways

Michael Rodd & Mark Kavanagah Part Ways

Jockey Michael Rodd and trainer Mark Kavanagh have put an end to their long standing partnership. Rodd has ridden for Kavanagh for the past six years and together they have won some of the country’s best races with many of the nation’s star gallopers. The jockey will now become a freelance rider, allowing him to…