News About Aurie’s Star Handicap Day

Mighty Like Fresh and Firing for 2016 Aurie’s Star Bid

Mighty Like Fresh and Firing for 2016 Aurie’s Star Bid

Caulfield’s Mick Price hopes keeping his last start Flemington winner Mighty Like fresh will be the key to him posting a second win down the straight in Saturday’s 2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap. The seven-year-old Host gelding continued a nice record at Flemington Racecourse on July 23 winning a Benchmark 90 over 1200m carrying 58.5kg to…

Dibayani Tops 2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap Field & Weights

Dibayani Tops 2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap Field & Weights

Lindsay Park’s returning European import Dibayani is the highest rated and weighted acceptor for Saturday’s Aurie’s Star Handicap 2016 at Flemington Racecourse. The opening Group race of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, this year’s $150,000 Group 3 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) has attracted a final field of 13 and is set to run as Flemington…

Beirut Tops 2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap Nominations

Beirut Tops 2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap Nominations

Henry Dwyer’s in-form mare Beirut is the headline early entry for Saturday’s Aurie’s Star Handicap 2016 that kicks off Group racing in Melbourne at Flemington Racecourse for the new season. Saved for this weekend’s $150,000 Group 3 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) after bypassing a run in last Saturday’s Group 3 Bletchingly Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield,…

2015 Caulfield Cup Dream for Albonetti

2015 Caulfield Cup Dream for Albonetti

The long road to making the Caulfield Cup 2015 field begins at Flemington on Saturday for the Sue Jaensch-trained stayer Albonetti who runs second-up for the season looking to add to her prize money earned in time for October classic. A six-year-old daughter of Ustinov, Albonetti was last seen running sixth first-up at the same…

2015 Toorak Handicap Aim for Desert Jeuney

2015 Toorak Handicap Aim for Desert Jeuney

Flemington horseman Nigel Blackison has named the Toorak Handicap 2015 as a Group 1 aim for his third placegetter in the same race last Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival Desert Jeuney. The now six-year-old Desert King gelding was third behind Trust In A Gust in the Group 1 Toorak Handicap (1600m) over the Caulfield mile last…

No Aurie’s Star 2015 for Ihtsahymn

No Aurie’s Star 2015 for Ihtsahymn

The attrition rate for Saturday’s 2015 Aurie’s Star Handicap at Flemington Racecourse continues to rise with the Patrick Payne-trained Ihtsahymn the latest runner confirmed as a non-acceptor for the opening Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival Group race. A five-year-old son of Ihtiram, the now Plumpton-based Ihtsahymn will still kick off his campaign at Flemington on Saturday…