News About Ben Hayes

Golden Rose the Target for Silver Shadow Stakes Winner Formality

Golden Rose the Target for Silver Shadow Stakes Winner Formality

Formality has produced a smart kick in the final straight at Randwick this afternoon to win the Group 2 Silver Shadow Stakes (1200m) at her first-up start. Jumping from the gates well, jockey Kerrin McEvoy allowed Formality to stride forward and immediately take up the running; setting a fair tempo for the small Silver Shadow…

Thousand Guineas the Target for Sanadaat

Thousand Guineas the Target for Sanadaat

Trainer David Hayes has underlined the Group 1 Thousand Guineas (1600m) as the major Spring Carnival target for Sanadaat, who returned to racing with a convincing victory at Ladbrokes Park on Sunday afternoon. Sanadaat had not been seen at the races since early February, but the filly trialled well in the lead-up to her return…

Seaburge Impressive Ahead of Spring Carnival Campaign

Seaburge Impressive Ahead of Spring Carnival Campaign

David Hayes is excited by the pending return of Seaburge in spring, after the rising four-year-old completed another impressive jump-out at Flemington on Friday. Unlucky not to have posted a maiden win at the highest level of racing, Seaburge was settled within the classy group of gallopers, before producing a smart turn of foot and…

2017 Caulfield Cup a Target for Fanatic

2017 Caulfield Cup a Target for Fanatic

Kiwi stayer Fanatic has reportedly taken well to her time in Australia so far and is nearing her first trial for the Lindsay Park operation, ahead of a Spring Carnival campaign which will be geared towards Group 1 targets. Fanatic has been an outstanding performer through the early stages of her racing career and has…

Vega After Magic The Goodwood Result 2017

Vega After Magic The Goodwood Result 2017

Plenty of boxes are being ticked by the now Lindsay Park-trained Vega Magic who chases an upset win in Saturday’s 2017 The Goodwood over the defending champion Black Heart Bart. The bulk of the money at for this year’s $1 million Group 1 Darley Goodwood (1200m) is on the Darren Weir-trained Black Heart Bart ($3.50)…

2017 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Results: Catchy Wins For Hayes

2017 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Results: Catchy Wins For Hayes

Co-trainer David Hayes celebrated his incredible sixth win with the 2017 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes results with ace filly Catchy retaining her flawless career record with a gutsy victory in the Group 1. The last of Hayes’ Blue Diamond Stakes winners was Reaan (2008), but he was back in the winners’ stall on Saturday at…

Wyong Winner Madeenaty Confirms 2017 Magic Millions Classic Favouritism

Wyong Winner Madeenaty Confirms 2017 Magic Millions Classic Favouritism

Lindsay Park’s classy filly Madeenaty handled her first start the right-handed way of racing with an impressive all-the-way Wyong win on Thursday to confirm her favouritism for the Magic Millions 2YO Classic 2017 at the Gold Coast next month. The progressive daughter of Exceed And Excel jumped the $1.90 odds-on favourite for her maiden run…

2016 Summer Cup Target for Boom Time

2016 Summer Cup Target for Boom Time

Sydney’s Summer Cup 2016 on Boxing Day at Royal Randwick is a likely December target for the Lindsay Park-trained Boom Time after his gutsy Moonee Valley win over the weekend. Ridden by Craig Williams the five-year-old Flying Spur stallion posted his second victory on the trot saluting narrowly over the Darren Weir-trained duo of Master…

Almoonqith Primed for Zipping Classic

Almoonqith Primed for Zipping Classic

Co-trainer Ben Hayes is confident that Almoonqith will prove very tough to beat when he lines up for the Group 2 Zipping Classic (2400m) at Sandown on Saturday. Almoonqith returned to peak form when he savaged the line for fourth in the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) on October 15th, and produced a particularly gallant…

Hayes Thrilled With 2015 Melbourne Cup Barrier Draw

Hayes Thrilled With 2015 Melbourne Cup Barrier Draw

David Hayes was one of the big winners of the 2015 Melbourne Cup barrier draw and the leading trainer believes that both Criterion and Almoonqith will get a lovely run into the Group 1 event at Flemington on Saturday. There was plenty of pressure on Ben Hayes when he was sent up to select the…