News About Bellmaine Stakes

Politeness Fresh Enough For Bel Esprit Stakes

Politeness Fresh Enough For Bel Esprit Stakes

Politeness has had a disrupted 2015 Autumn Racing Carnival campaign, but trainer Robert Smerdon believes that the talented mare is fresh enough to perform well in the 2015 Bel Esprit Stakes at Caulfield this weekend. Politeness started her autumn preparation with a promising third place finish in the Group 3 Bellmaine Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield…

Griante To Make Group 1 Debut In William Reid Stakes

Griante To Make Group 1 Debut In William Reid Stakes

Trainer David Brideoake has confirmed that Griante will make her debut at Group 1 level when she contests the 2015 William Reid Stakes at Moonee Valley on Friday night. Griante recorded a maiden win at Group level when she took out the Group 3 Sportingbet Series Final (1200m) at Caulfield on October 11 and she…

2015 Bellmaine Stakes Field Released

2015 Bellmaine Stakes Field Released

A class line-up of mares will face off in Saturday’s Bellmaine Stakes 2015 at Caulfield Racecourse as part of the exciting CF Orr Stakes Day action that kicks off Group 1 racing this Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival. Open to mares four-years-old and over, the $150,000 Group 3 Routleys Bakery Bellmaine Stakes (1200m) rounds out a…

2015 Blue Diamond Fillies Preview First-Up for Fontiton

2015 Blue Diamond Fillies Preview First-Up for Fontiton

Caulfield horseman Robert Smerdon has confirmed the Fillies Preview in Melbourne later this month is shaping up as the most likely first-up option for his Blue Diamond Stakes 2015 favourite Fontiton. The $120,000 Listed Blue Diamond Fillies Preview (1000m) runs on the same day as the colts-and-geldings’ edition at Sandown Racecourse on January 26 during…

A Time For Julia Leads Roy Higgins Tribute Final Field

A Time For Julia Leads Roy Higgins Tribute Final Field

In honour of the late, great jockey-come-owner Roy Higgins, the 2014 Group 3 Wenona Girl Handicap (1200m) has assumed the name ‘The Roy Higgins Tribute Quality’ on this weekend’s Royal Randwick race card, and has been confirmed to host a particularly exciting list of 15 runners after the final field and barrier draw was released…

2014 Wenona Girl Handicap Nominations Released

2014 Wenona Girl Handicap Nominations Released

A widely exciting field of 19 has been nominated for the 2014 Group 3 Wenona Girl Handicap (1200m) at Royal Randwick on Saturday, including several Group-level winners in 2014. Peter Moody-trained A Time For Julia has returned to the track in top form this preparation, following up an impressive first-up win over Danestroem and Bonaria…

Bonaria firms for Schweppervescence Trophy – Tips and Betting

Bonaria firms for Schweppervescence Trophy – Tips and Betting

The 2014 Group 3 Schweppervescence Trophy (1600m) will feature just eight runners after exciting Frances Tressady Stakes winner Five All was removed from the final field to chase other events in approaching weeks. Having received strong support from punters prior to the scratching, the absence of Five All has now blown 2014 Schweppervescence Trophy betting…

2014 Schweppervescence Trophy Betting Market Update

2014 Schweppervescence Trophy Betting Market Update

Having been confirmed to line up amongst a final field of nine, talented five-year-old Bonaria has registered as equal-favourite and undoubted market mover in betting fields for the 2014 Group 3 Schweppervescence Trophy (1600m) at Flemington on Saturday, at a current quote of $3.80. Bonaria has returned to the track in top form in 2014, following…

2014 Schweppervescence Trophy Final Field and Barrier Draw

2014 Schweppervescence Trophy Final Field and Barrier Draw

A talented field of nine has been confirmed to taken to the 1600 metre track at Flemington this weekend for the 2014 Group 3 Schweppervescence Trophy, including highly-rated mare Bonaria. Amassing six wins from 31 race starts to date, Bonaria has returned to the track in 2014 in scintillating form, following up a competitive third…

2014 Millie Fox Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

2014 Millie Fox Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

The 2014 Group 2 Millie Fox Stakes (1300m) will feature only seven runners at Rosehill Gardens this weekend and will mark the return of star mare Red Tracer for the first time in 2014. Following her incredible run throughout the entire 2013 calendar, Red Tracer is understandably the resounding favourite for the 2014 Millie Fox…