News About Bart & James Cummings

Fifth Melbourne Cup Bid for Precedence

Fifth Melbourne Cup Bid for Precedence

The chance to win a 2015 Melbourne Cup ballot exemption in a race named in honour of his co-trainer Bart Cummings puts veteran galloper Precedence right in the frame for a fifth shot at the world’s richest handicap at Flemington this spring. The Bart & James Cummings-trained son of Zabeel is a rising ten-year-old but…

Queensland Derby 2015 Tips & Selections

Queensland Derby 2015 Tips & Selections

The best three-year-old staying types of the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival come to blows at Doomben Racecourse on Saturday as part of the Stradbroke Handicap Day action in the 2015 Queensland Derby, betting tips for which are detailed below. This year’s $600,000 Group 1 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2200m) runs as Race 7 at 2:57pm…

High Midnight On Track for Queensland Derby 2015

High Midnight On Track for Queensland Derby 2015

The Bart & James Cummings-trained High Midnight looks on track for a shot at a hat-trick of wins this time in with a nice track gallop at home in Sydney on Tuesday morning confirming his trip to Brisbane for Saturday’s 2015 Queensland Derby. One of three elite levels on the Stradbroke Handicap Day program at…

Cummings Confirms High Midnight for 2015 Queensland Derby

Cummings Confirms High Midnight for 2015 Queensland Derby

After a close win in the wet at home in Sydney over the weekend co-trainer James Cummings has confirmed plays to head to Brisbane for Saturday week’s Queensland Derby 2015 with the in-form High Midnight. Training in partnership with his Hall of Fame grandfather Bart, Cummings is confident the stable’s High Chaparral gelding High Midnight…

Zarzali Sweats on Queensland Oaks 2015 Start

Zarzali Sweats on Queensland Oaks 2015 Start

Co-trainer James Cummings is sweating on the final acceptances for Saturday’s 2015 Queensland Oaks at Doomben Racecourse hoping the stable’s progressive filly Zarzali makes the cut for the Group 1. A winner of two of her seven starts to date, Hussonet filly Zarzali is one of 32 three-year-old fillies still officially in the mix for…

Target In Sight Tops 2015 Ortensia Stakes Field & Odds

Target In Sight Tops 2015 Ortensia Stakes Field & Odds

Joe Pride’s Group 3 winner Target In Sight has opened favourite in a bumper field to win the last at Scone Racecourse on Saturday, the Ortensia Stakes 2015. A handicap clash for the late autumn sprinters, this year’s $140,000 Listed Arrowfield Ortensia Stakes (1100m) is set to run as Scone Race 8 at 4:30pm (AEST)…

The Peak Tops 2015 Prime Minister’s Cup Field & Odds

The Peak Tops 2015 Prime Minister’s Cup Field & Odds

The Bart & James Cummings-trained Melbourne visitor The Peak is clear favourite in a strong field of middle distance gallopers to win the Prime Minister’s Cup 2015 at the Gold Coast this weekend. The six-year-old Pendragon gelding debuts at the Queensland track and is second-up for the season in Saturday’s $100,000 Listed Carlton Draught Prime…

2015 Gold Coast Guineas Nominations Feature Traveston Girl

2015 Gold Coast Guineas Nominations Feature Traveston Girl

Tony Gollan’s Group 1 placed filly Traveston Girl is one of the headline nominations taken for the Gold Coast Guineas 2015 in Queensland this weekend. There are 27 early entries for this year’s $125,000 Group 3 Attwood Marshall Lawyers Gold Coast Guineas (1200m) on AD Hollindale Stakes Day this Saturday, the race a nice lead-up…

2015 Sapphire Stakes Betting Tips

2015 Sapphire Stakes Betting Tips

Day 2 of Sydney’s The Championships is set to come to a close at Randwick on Saturday with the fillies and mares facing off in the Sapphire Stakes 2015, betting tips for the clash detailed below. There were 12 female gallopers lining-up in this year’s $300,000 Group 2 Drummond Golf Sapphire Stakes (1200m), the set…

Sapphire Stakes 2015 Odds: Equal Favourites in Betting Battle

Sapphire Stakes 2015 Odds: Equal Favourites in Betting Battle

Two gallopers are currently sharing top spot in the 2015 Sapphire Stakes odds for the last at Royal Randwick on Saturday with Avoid Lightning and Shamalia shaping up as the two to beat. Bringing the action of a bumper Day 2 of The Championships to a close on Sydney this weekend, the $300,000 Group 2…