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Sertorius Takes Out 2015 Easter Cup

Sertorius Takes Out 2015 Easter Cup

Sertorius outstayed Escado in the final stages to record his first race win in over 18 months in the 2015 Easter Cup at Caulfield this afternoon. Sertorius returned to racing with a impressive second place finish behind Doncaster Mile hopeful Suavito in the Group 2 Blamey Stakes (1600m) at Flemington on Super Saturday and he…

2015 Blamey Stakes Odds Update

2015 Blamey Stakes Odds Update

A small yet top-class field of nine horses will run out a mile at Flemington on Saturday in the Group 2 Blamey Stakes (1600m). Just three of the runners are offering single figure odds in the betting market at , led by firm favourite Suavito. The Nigel Blackiston-trained mare has already seen her opening price…

2015 Blamey Stakes Field – Smokin’ Joey in Barrier 3

2015 Blamey Stakes Field – Smokin’ Joey in Barrier 3

It’s a full black-type racing affair at Flemington Racecourse this Saturday, including the Group 2 Blamey Stakes (1600m). Nine horses have elected to tackle the mile on Saturday and compete for the $200,000 in prize money on offer. Wez Hunter’s Smokin’ Joey has increased his chances of success this preparation, scoring an ideal jump from…

Sertorius Ready to Tackle 2015 Blamey Stakes

Sertorius Ready to Tackle 2015 Blamey Stakes

Seven-year-old gelding Sertorius is ready to tackle the Group 2 Blamey Stakes (1200m) at Flemington this Saturday, in what could well be his lone autumn start. Sertorius is one of 14 horses nominated for the 2015 Blamey Stakes and is set to carry the top weight of 59kg alongside Smokin’ Joey. Trainers Jamie Edwards &…

2015 Blamey Stakes Nominations Feature Suavito

2015 Blamey Stakes Nominations Feature Suavito

This Saturday Flemington Racecourse will play host to two Group One races as well as a number of key supporting black-type races, including the Group 2 Blamey Stakes (1600m). A talented field of 14 horses has been nominated to tackle the mile, including Nigel Blackiston’s Suavito. The four-year-old mare is in perfect form, winning her…

2015 Futurity Stakes Late Entries Boost Nominations to 12

2015 Futurity Stakes Late Entries Boost Nominations to 12

The Group 1 Futurity Stakes (1400m) is one of three Group One races running at Caulfield this Saturday, attracting just eight sprint-mile runners when nominations closed on Monday morning. However nominations have since been boosted to 14 after they were extended until 10:00am (AEDT) this morning. Chris Waller took advantage of the late entry option…

2014 Melbourne Cup Field: Sertorius Officially Scratched

2014 Melbourne Cup Field: Sertorius Officially Scratched

Following yesterday’s reports that the Jamie Edwards-trained Sertorius was in doubt for a Melbourne Cup 2014 run after a disappointing Geelong Cup effort earlier in the week, the veteran stayer has officially been scratched from the ‘race that stops the nation’. The seven-year-old son of Galileo has been ruled out of the remainder of the…

Headline Entries Missing From 2014 Geelong Cup Final Field

Headline Entries Missing From 2014 Geelong Cup Final Field

13 horses will run in the Group 3 Geelong Cup (2400m) on Wednesday, after the final field and barrier draw was released on Monday morning. The final field looks different than many had expected, with the top five horses in the weights all being removed from the $300,000 race over the weekend. Lloyd Williams’s pair…

Sertorius Out of 2014 Caulfield Cup in Favour of Geelong

Sertorius Out of 2014 Caulfield Cup in Favour of Geelong

Sertorius, who disappointed in Saturday’s Group 1 Caulfield Stakes (2000m) with a 9th place finish, is out of the 2014 Caulfield Stakes. Trainers Jamie Edwards & Bruce Elkington have decided the gelding’s best route for the 2014 Melbourne Cup is now the Group 3 Geelong Cup (2400m) on October 22. While jockey Craig Williams believes…

2014 Cranbourne Cup Nominations Attracts 27-Strong Field

2014 Cranbourne Cup Nominations Attracts 27-Strong Field

Nominations for the 2014 Cranbourne Cup were taken on Monday, with 27 potential stayers declaring for the race. The Listed Cranbourne Cup (2025m) is the featured race at Cranbourne Racecourse this Sunday, with runners vying to improve their standings in either of the big Group One spring racing carnival races: Caulfield Cup (2040m) or Melbourne…