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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. Coming into the race off an unplaced effort over 1800m at Flemington on Oaks Day, the Oasis Dream five-year-old handled the extra meters of the $300,000 Listed Ballarat…

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. Magnus five-year-old Manageress is one of a full field of stayers in the $300,000 Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m) this spring jumping from barrier two with Payne aboard…

2016 Ballarat Cup Tips & Odds Update

2016 Ballarat Cup Tips & Odds Update

The lucrative Ballarat Cup 2016 brings the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival Black-Types to a close on Saturday in country Victoria, betting tips and the updated odds for the showdown found below. Due to jump at 4:40pm (AEDT) as Ballarat Race 8, this year’s $300,000 Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m) features a full field of 18 starters…

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. The now Caulfield-based Sadler won the provincial Victorian showdown back in 1989 with Pressman’s Choice who had a then 23-year-old…

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 time out on November 2 the seven-year-old Haradasun gelding and Rawiller combined to take out the Kyneton Cup (2000m) by a half-length….

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. A capacity field of end-of-season stayers face off in this year’s $300,000 Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m) including Waller’s six-year-old daughter of…

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. Set to run as Race 8 at 4:40pm (AEDT), this season’s $300,000 Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m) features a full 18 starters plus four emergencies awaiting a run. Sitting…

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. The four-year-old son of New Approach is one of 28 official nominations taken for the $300,000 Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m) this season. He is…

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. One of the richest country Victorian cups, this year’s $300,000 Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m) has attracted a bumper 28 early entries at nomination stage. On…

2016 Ballarat Cup Aim for Turnitaround

2016 Ballarat Cup Aim for Turnitaround

The Ballarat Cup 2016 in November is a long term option for Matthew Williams’ Warrnambool-based stayer Turnitaround who finally had his winning streak finish-up on the weekend. The in-form Hard Spun five-year-old won four races on the trot from late April through until a June 4 success over 1800m at Sandown-Hillside. His flying succession of…