News About Ciaron Maher

Record 2018 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Nominations

Record 2018 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Nominations

Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes 2018 nominations have closed with a record 1470 yearlings in the mix for the $1.5 million feature next Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival. Thursday afternoon saw Racing Victoria receive a bumper list of early entries heading towards the $1.5 million Group 1 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield Racecourse on February…

Jukebox Tuned for 2017 Coolmore Stud Stakes

Jukebox Tuned for 2017 Coolmore Stud Stakes

Undefeated Inglis Premier winning Jukebox is on track for his spring bid where the untapped Ciaron Maher-trained colt is set to target Flemington’s Coolmore Stud Stakes 2017 in November. A winner of his opening two career starts during the summer, Jukebox was a $200,000 buy from last year’s Inglis Premier Yearling Sale. He went some…

Merchant Navy Could Sprint Past Caulfield Guineas 2017

Merchant Navy Could Sprint Past Caulfield Guineas 2017

Ciaron Maher hasn’t completely ruled out a 2017 Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas bid this spring for his undefeated colt Merchant Navy but believes the up-and-comer might be a better sprinter than middle distance performer. The progressive son of Fastnet Rock has won all three of his career starts to date including most recently the Listed Anzac…

2017 Tattersall’s Cup Betting Tips & Update: Tucanchoo Out

2017 Tattersall’s Cup Betting Tips & Update: Tucanchoo Out

Betting on the Tattersall’s Cup 2017 in Brisbane this weekend has opened right up after the early scratching of race favourite Tucanchoo. Team Hawkes were forced to remove the in-form Sydney raider from Saturday’s $200,000 Group 3 Carlton Mid Tattersall’s Cup (2200m) on vet’s advice, leaving just seven runners in the Tiara Day event. Due…

Tucanchoo Heads Tattersall’s Cup 2017 Field & Odds

Tucanchoo Heads Tattersall’s Cup 2017 Field & Odds

It is a wide open affair in 2017 Tattersall’s Cup betting ahead of the Doomben Group 3 on the weekend with the Team Hawkes-trained Tucanchoo narrow favourite to take out the Brisbane staying showdown. The first of the Tattersall’s Tiara Day Group status races, this season’s $200,000 Group 3 Carlton Mid Tattersall’s Cup (2200m) is…

2017 Tattersall’s Cup Nominations Feature Jumbo Prince

2017 Tattersall’s Cup Nominations Feature Jumbo Prince

After a third in last Saturday’s Ipswich Cup the Michael Nolan-trained Jumbo Prince is nominated for a possible quick back-up into the Tattersall’s Cup 2017 at Doomben Racecourse this weekend. Winner of the Listed Weetwood Handicap (1200m) at his home Toowoomba track in early April, Outback Prince five-year-old Jumbo Prince has had four subsequent wins…

2017 Brisbane Cup Winner Chocante for the Kiwis

2017 Brisbane Cup Winner Chocante for the Kiwis

Kiwi raider Chocante improved off a failed run at Eagle Farm to hand jockey Jim Byrne a double on Stradbroke Handicap Day winning the last with a dominant all-the-way performance in the Brisbane Cup 2017. Prepared across the Tasman by Cambridge trainer Stephen Marsh, four-year-old Chocante had his third run in Queensland this Brisbane Winter…

2017 Queensland Derby Results: Ruthven by 4 Lengths

2017 Queensland Derby Results: Ruthven by 4 Lengths

It was another gun Hugh Bowman ride delivering the results with the master hoop getting the job done with an arrogant four length win in the Queensland Derby 2017 aboard the Ciaron Maher-trained favourite Ruthven. Caulfield horseman enjoyed a cheeky Group 1 second the race before with his lightly-raced filly Aloisia in the JJ Atkins,…

2017 JJ Atkins Winner Capital Gain Brave Late

2017 JJ Atkins Winner Capital Gain Brave Late

Market drifter Capital Gain came with a roaring late run in the JJ Atkins 2017 over the Doomben mile on Saturday to score a big upset in the classic without the odds-on favourite in sight. All the money in this year’s $600,000 Group 1 BMW J.J. Atkins (1600m) was on the Kiwi filly Melody Belle…

Queensland Derby 2017 Tips & Odds Update

Queensland Derby 2017 Tips & Odds Update

The 2017 Queensland Derby runs over a shorter distance at Doomben than is tradition on the weekend and below are our  insider betting tips plus the latest odds on the three-years-old winter showdown. Set to run as Race 7 on the Stradbroke Handicap Day card, this season’s $600,000 Group 1 Queensland Derby (2200m) features a…