News About Avienus

Stocks Stakes 2012 – Final Field and Barrier Draw Announced

Stocks Stakes 2012 – Final Field and Barrier Draw Announced

A 12-horse field of quality mares has been named to line up in Saturday’s Group 2 2012 Stocks Stakes (1600m) at Moonee Valley.

Many of these horses will be targeted at bigger later races in the spring, with the very best mares likely to contest the Group 1 Myer Classic in November.

Having their second start of the spring is ...

14 Mares Feature In 2012 WH Stocks Stakes Nominations

14 Mares Feature In 2012 WH Stocks Stakes Nominations

Spirit Song is amongst the 14 nominations for the 2012 WH Stocks Stakes at Moonee Valley Racecourse, which is due to race this Saturday September 8, 2012.

The five-year-old mare will be having her second start of the spring after placing fifth in the Hocking Stuart Handicap at Caulfield last start.

Spirit Song will be looking recreate the events of ...

Slickpix Stakes 2012 Betting Update – Punters Come for Mr O’Ceirin

Slickpix Stakes 2012 Betting Update – Punters Come for Mr O’Ceirin

The odds on Ciaron Maher’s relative unknown Mr O’Ceirin to score an upset 2012 Slickpix Stakes win this weekend at Caulfield have come right in over the past days with the punters getting right behind the local spring hopeful.

The five-year-old Postponed gelding, who has raced in stakes company just twice before in their 17 start career, opened at ...

Banca Mo Favourite in 2012 Slickpix Stakes Odds

Banca Mo Favourite in 2012 Slickpix Stakes Odds

Tassie gelding Banca Mo will continue their raid in Melbourne this Saturday when they jump favourite in the Slickpix Stakes 2012 at Caulfield Racecourse.

The David & Scott Brunton-trained Tough Speed five-year-old made their interstate debut at Caulfield back in May running a brave second over the mile before going on to run second again at Flemington over ...

Bumper Slickpix Stakes 2012 Final Field Announced

Bumper Slickpix Stakes 2012 Final Field Announced

A full field of spring staying types has been accepted into this Saturday’s 2012 Slickpix Stakes, the handicap clash one of the key races at Caulfield Racecourse for Memsie Stakes Day.

Set to run as Caulfield Race 7 at 4:10pm the $120,000 Listed Slickpix Stakes (1700m) has drawn a full field of 16 starters plus two emergencies, the ...

Spring Cup Prospect Unusual Suspect Returns in Slickpick Stakes 2012

Spring Cup Prospect Unusual Suspect Returns in Slickpick Stakes 2012

Well-travelled veteran Unusual Suspect is back in Australia after an international campaign in Dubai, their Cranbourne-based trainer Michael Kent having nominated them to run first-up in the 2012 Slickpick Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

The American-bred nine-year-old Unusual Heat stallion, winner of the Grade 1 Hollywood Turf Cup in 2010 when under the preparation of original trainer Barry Abrams, joined ...

2012 Slickpick Stakes Nominations Released

2012 Slickpick Stakes Nominations Released

One of the four black type features running at Melbourne’s Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday is the Slickpick Stakes 2012, formerly registered as the Heatherlie Handicap, which has attracted a bumper 32 nominations.

Spring hopeful Tanby races in the 2012 Slickpick Stakes at Caulfield this Saturday

The $120,000 Listed Slickpick Stakes (1700m) has this year drawn six last-start winners ...

Mosheen Nominated for Flemington on Saturday

Mosheen Nominated for Flemington on Saturday

Autumn star Mosheen is a shock nomination for the $100,000 2012 Dean Millson & Brenda Nugent Handicap (1410m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Mosheen has been nominated to resume at Flemington this Saturday

It is still unknown whether trainer Robert Smerdon will accept and give the multiple Group 1 winner the first start of her spring preparation but she headlines a ...

2011 Kingston Town Classic Form Guide Analysis & Betting Preview

2011 Kingston Town Classic Form Guide Analysis & Betting Preview

This is it, punters’ final chance to back a Group 1 winner in Australia for the year happens at Ascot Racecourse on Saturday with the Kingston Town Classic 2011, and to ensure you see out the end of elite level racing on a high below the Races.com.au crew have the best Kingston Town Classic form guide analysis and betting ...

2011 Kingston Town Classic Swansong for Avienus?

2011 Kingston Town Classic Swansong for Avienus?

This Saturday’s Kingston Town Classic 2011 at Ascot in Perth could be the final career run for class Victorian mare Avienus with connections to decide after the weekend whether to press on for one final Melbourne Autumn Carnival campaign next year with the six-year-old.

Avienus could make her final race appearance in the 2011 Kingston Town Classic at Ascot on ...