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Pakenham Cup Distance a Concern for Desert Jeuney

Pakenham Cup Distance a Concern for Desert Jeuney

Desert Jeuney’s pedigree suggests that he should perform well at staying distances, however trainer Nigel Blackiston has revealed that he is unsure if the six-year-old will get the trip when he lines up for the Listed Pakenham Cup (2500m) on Saturday.

Desert Jeuney will step up to 2500m in Saturday’s Listed Pakenham Cup. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

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Pilote D’Essai Wins 2016 Ballarat Cup – Results

Pilote D’Essai Wins 2016 Ballarat Cup – Results

Lindsay Park import Pilote D’Essai enjoyed the step up in distance for Saturday’s Ballarat Cup 2016 posting an impressive two length win in the Victorian staying showdown.

Scherzoso (pictured at Caulfield) ran second to Pilot D’Essai in the 2016 Ballarat Cup results over the weekend. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

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Payne on Manageress in Ballarat Cup 2016

Payne on Manageress in Ballarat Cup 2016

Cranbourne’s Cindy Alderson has engaged the services of last year’s Melbourne Cup winning jockey Michelle Payne to ride her mare Manageress in the 2016 Ballarat Cup this Saturday.

Manageress (inside) has Michelle Payne riding in Saturday’s 2016 Ballarat Cup. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

Magnus five-year-old Manageress is one of a full field of stayers in the $300,000 Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m) ...

Observational Ballarat Cup 2016 Win Wouldn’t Surprise Sadler

Observational Ballarat Cup 2016 Win Wouldn’t Surprise Sadler

Trainer John Sadler said he “wouldn’t be surprised” to see his roughie hope Observational get up in the 2016 Ballarat Cup on Saturday and end a 27 year drought in the race for the horseman.

Train John Sadler (pictured with Regan Bayliss) shoots for his second Ballarat Cup win 27 years after his first this weekend with Observational. Photo: Race ...

Rawiller Confident on Taiyoo in Ballarat Cup 2016

Rawiller Confident on Taiyoo in Ballarat Cup 2016

Jockey Brad Rawiller is happy to be continuing his association with the Darren Weir-trained Taiyoo who he rates a great chance of scoring back-to-back country cup wins in Saturday’s 2016 Ballarat Cup.

Last start Kyneton Cup winner Taiyoo (inside) is a livewire chance in the 2016 Ballarat Cup field this weekend. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

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2016 Ballarat Cup Betting: Cool Chap Narrow Favourite

2016 Ballarat Cup Betting: Cool Chap Narrow Favourite

Lee & Anthony Freedman’s four-year-old stayer Cool Chap has opened narrow favourite in an open Ballarat Cup 2016 betting market for the last of the Melbourne spring Black-Types this weekend.

Cool Chap is narrow early favourite to win Saturday’s 2016 Ballarat Cup in country Victoria. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Due to jump at 4:40pm (AEDT) as Ballarat Race 8, ...

Luck Change for Lady Le Fay in Ballarat Cup 2016

Luck Change for Lady Le Fay in Ballarat Cup 2016

One of the country’s most successful trainers Chris Waller is hoping for a change of luck with his class mare Lady Le Fay when she lines-up in the 2016 Ballarat Cup field this Saturday.

Craig Newitt rides Lady Le Fay for the first time in Saturday’s 2016 Ballarat Cup. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

A capacity field of end-of-season stayers face ...

Capacity 2016 Ballarat Cup Field Released

Capacity 2016 Ballarat Cup Field Released

This Saturday the lucrative Ballarat Cup 2016 steals the show in country Victoria with a capacity field of stayers accepted to face off in the staying showdown.

Last Saturday’s Eclipse Stakes winner Turnitaround carries top weight on the quick back-up into this weekend’s 2016 Ballarat Cup field. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

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2016 Ballarat Cup Test for Charlevoix

2016 Ballarat Cup Test for Charlevoix

Cranbourne trainer Michael Kent is hoping a drop in weight and step-up in distance can get his Group 1 performed stallion Charlevoix back in form for Saturday’s Ballarat Cup 2016 test.

Charlevoix will step up from 1400m to 2200m for Saturday’s Ballarat Cup 2016 run second-up. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

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2016 Ballarat Cup Nominations Feature Turnitaround

2016 Ballarat Cup Nominations Feature Turnitaround

Matthew Williams’ Eclipse Stakes winner at Sandown last Saturday Turnitaround could be on a quick back-up into this Saturday’s Ballarat Cup 2016 field featuring in the nominations for the handicap clash.

Eclipse Stakes winner at Ladbrokes Park last weekend Turnitaround is one of the top 2016 Ballarat Cup nominations for Saturday. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

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