News About Ben Melham

Reflection draws Perfect at 2 in Kingston Town Classic

Reflection draws Perfect at 2 in Kingston Town Classic

Top local mare Perfect Reflection has drawn perfectly at barrier two in the Group 1 $1m Peters Investments-Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Good Project, above, has drawn barrier 5 in the Kingston Town Classic at Ascot. Photo by Steve Hart.

Perfect Reflection won last year’s version of the weight for age Kingston Town Classic ...

Kingston Town Classic Field 2016: Three for Waller

Kingston Town Classic Field 2016: Three for Waller

Sydney’s premier trainer Chris Waller launches a three-pronged attack on Saturday’s 2016 Kingston Town Classic field at Ascot Racecourse in Perth.

Chris Waller has three runners in the 2016 Kingston Town Classic field at Ascot in Perth this weekend. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Waller won the race two years ago with Moriarty (2014) and also took out last summer’s Railway Stakes ...

2016 Kingston Town Classic Confirmed for Good Project

2016 Kingston Town Classic Confirmed for Good Project

Last summer’s Railway Stakes winner Good Project is a confirmed runner in the Kingston Town Classic 2016 for Chris Waller in the last Group 1 of the year at Perth’s Ascot Racecourse on Saturday.

Good Project will look to improve on a second in this year’s Railway Stakes in the 2016 Kingston Town Classic on the weekend. Photo: Steve Hart....

Malaguerra Hard to Beat in Winterbottom Stakes 2016

Malaguerra Hard to Beat in Winterbottom Stakes 2016

Jockey Ben Melham continues his association with Malaguerra in the 2016 Winterbottom Stakes in Perth on Saturday and tips the last start Group 1 winner as hard to beat again.

Ben Melham is confident heading into the 2016 Winterbottom Stakes on Saturday aboard the favourite Malaguerra. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The Victorian-based Melham was on the Peter Gelagotis-trained five-year-old two ...

Rebel Dane On Track for 2016 Hong Kong Sprint

Rebel Dane On Track for 2016 Hong Kong Sprint

Gary Portelli’s upset Manikato Stakes winner Rebel Dane looks on track for his upcoming international bid targeting the Hong Kong Sprint 2016 after winning a Tuesday morning hit out at Rosehill.

Dual Group 1 winner Rebel Dane heads overseas next month for a shot at the 2016 Hong Kong Sprint. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The seven-year-old son of California ...

Terravista Tops Winterbottom Stakes 2016 Field of 12

Terravista Tops Winterbottom Stakes 2016 Field of 12

A dozen sprinters led by Terravista will take to Ascot Racecourse on Saturday to face off in Perth’s richest sprint – the 2016 Winterbottom Stakes.

Terravista carries the No. 1 saddlecloth in Saturday’s 2016 Winterbottom Stakes field in Perth. Photo: Steve Hart.

This year’s $1 million Group 1 Crown Perth Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) field has drawn an official final ...

Jennifer Lynn draws barrier 4 in 2016 Ladbrokes Sandown Guineas Field

Jennifer Lynn draws barrier 4 in 2016 Ladbrokes Sandown Guineas Field

In-form filly Jennifer Lynn has drawn barrier four in the nine horse field of the Group 2 $250,000 Ladbrokes Sandown Guineas (1600m) at Sandown on Saturday.

Jennifer Lynn, above, is chasing her fourth win on the trot in the Ladbrokes Sandown Guineas at Sandown. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Darren Weir trained Jennifer Lynn is chasing her fourth win ...

Malaguerra scores narrow win in Darley Classic

Malaguerra scores narrow win in Darley Classic

Smart sprinter Malaguerra collected his second Group 1 win with a narrow victory in the Group 1 $1m Darley Classic (1200m) at Flemington today.

Malaguerra, above red and yellow colours, scores a narrow win in the Darley Classic at Flemington. Photo by Steve Hart.

Malaguerra ($9.50) was having his second start for new trainer Peter Gelagotis who was able to ...

2016 Emirates Stakes Tips & Odds Update

2016 Emirates Stakes Tips & Odds Update

The new-look Emirates Stakes 2016 steals the show at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday, betting tips and the latest odds for the weight-for-age classic detailed below.

Vadamos is the Races.com.au tip to win Saturday’s 2016 Emirates Stakes at Flemington Racecourse. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Set to run as Flemington Race 7 at 4:15pm (AEDT) on the final Melbourne Cup Carnival race ...

Anaheim Secures Spot in 2016 Victoria Derby Field

Anaheim Secures Spot in 2016 Victoria Derby Field

The Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young-trained improver Anaheim is likely to have secured a spot in Saturday’s Victoria Derby 2016 field at Flemington after breaking his maiden status at Benalla on Monday.

Ben Melham rates roughie hope Anaheim a genuine smoky chance should he run in the 2016 Victoria Derby field on Saturday. Photo: Daniel Costello.

A nicely-bred son ...