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2017 Caulfield Cup a Target for Egg Tart

2017 Caulfield Cup a Target for Egg Tart

Trainer Chris Waller has underlined the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) as the likely major target for Egg Tart, who has returned to the Rosehill horseman’s stables following a short break. Egg Tart has been a standout for Waller in 2017 and will is amidst an impressive winning streak which now spans six; highlighted by…

Caulfield Cup 2017 Aim for Abbey Marie

Caulfield Cup 2017 Aim for Abbey Marie

Despite failing in her two latest Group 1 targets over the autumn, Abbey Marie will be given the chance to return to elite level form with trainer Michael Kent aiming the mare at the 2017 Caulfield Cup in Melbourne this spring. The well-bred daughter of Redoute’s Choice kicked off her career with three straight wins…

2017 Memsie Stakes First-Up for Yankee Rose

2017 Memsie Stakes First-Up for Yankee Rose

Sunshine Coast-based horseman David Vandyke is looking at the Memsie Stakes 2017 as a spring opener for his multiple Group 1 winning filly Yankee Rose who trialled in Brisbane on Tuesday morning. A rising four-year-old, the daughter of All American stepped out in the public eye at Doomben Racecourse for the first time since her…

2017 Caulfield Cup Over Winx Clash for Hartnell

2017 Caulfield Cup Over Winx Clash for Hartnell

Team Godolphin are considering a Caulfield Cup 2017 bid with their $4 million earner Hartnell over any more defeats at the hand of Hall of Famer Winx this coming spring. Now prepared by the stable’s new head trainer James Cummings, European import Hartnell has had seven runs against Chris Waller’s record breaking mare Winx for…

Gingernuts Improves Ahead of 2017 Caulfield Cup

Gingernuts Improves Ahead of 2017 Caulfield Cup

It is all systems go for gun Kiwi youngster Gingernuts who has improved and strengthened-up during his winter spell ahead of a return to Australia for a shot at the Caulfield Cup 2017. Co-trainer Stephen Autridge said the team at Te Akau were thrilled with the rising four-year-old’s progression in the paddock. “He’s put on…

Laing Suggests Caulfield Cup 2017 For So Si Bon

Laing Suggests Caulfield Cup 2017 For So Si Bon

Cranbourne horseman Robbie Laing believes the autumn form of his So You Think colt So Si Bon suggests a 2017 Caulfield Cup bid this spring may not be out of reach for the rising four-year-old. A $250,000 purchase from the 2015 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale, So Si Bon is a well-bred galloper but has…

Johannes Vermeer Eyes 2017 Caulfield Cup Run for O’Brien

Johannes Vermeer Eyes 2017 Caulfield Cup Run for O’Brien

Ace Irish horseman Aidan O’Brien could take the advice of Melbourne Cup winning hoop Ryan Moore and head back down under this spring to target the Caulfield Cup 2017 with his progressive stayer Johannes Vermeer. Moore, who won the ‘race that stops a nation’ aboard German raider Protectionist in 2014, was in the saddle of…

2017 Cox Plate Option for Yankee Rose

2017 Cox Plate Option for Yankee Rose

Yankee Rose may have missed the autumn – winter racing carnivals due to injury issues but the dual Group 1 winning filly is back in work with connections keeping a run in the Cox Plate 2017 against Winx on the cards. Prepared by the now Sunshine Coast-based David Vandkye, the All American filly is majority…

Bonneval And Jon Snow 2017 Caulfield Cup Candidates

Bonneval And Jon Snow 2017 Caulfield Cup Candidates

Kiwi trainer Andrew Forsman has indicated the stable’s Group 1 autumn winning three-year-olds Bonneval and Jon Snow were both Caulfield Cup 2017 candidates this coming spring. Forsman trains out of Cambridge in partnership with Murray Baker who enjoyed a win in $3 million Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) two years ago with Mongolian Khan (2015)…

Humidor Targets Caulfield Cup 2017

Humidor Targets Caulfield Cup 2017

The 2017 Caulfield Cup is the confirmed major spring racing target for Australian Cup winner Humidor according to trainer Darren Weir. Recording breaking Victorian horseman Weir has in the past 30 years saddled-up just the sole runner in a Caulfield Cup field. He plans to change that this season chasing his first win in the…