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Winx Double Possible for Cox Plate 2017 Raider Riven Light

Winx Double Possible for Cox Plate 2017 Raider Riven Light

Irish raider Riven Light could attempt to repeat the double achieved by super mare Winx last spring with trainer William Mullins looking at the Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes as a possible lead-up into the Ladbrokes Cox Plate 2017 for the visitor. Last Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival Chris Waller’s champion daughter of Street Cry successfully defended her…

Winx Next Race: Turnbull Stakes 2017

Winx Next Race: Turnbull Stakes 2017

Turnbull Stakes Day 2017 has received a huge boost with news out this week from trainer Chris Waller that champion mare Winx could have a final run before the Ladbrokes Cox Plate in the Flemington Group 1 on October 7. The Hall of Famer is on track to join Kingston Town (1980-83) as a three-time…

Ladbrokes Cox Plate 2017 Final Winx Run in Melbourne

Ladbrokes Cox Plate 2017 Final Winx Run in Melbourne

Trainer Chris Waller believes he owes it to the world to show off superlative mare Winx overseas in 2018 with England calling for champion, meaning this year’s Ladbrokes Cox Plate could see Melbourne race fans bid farewell to the Hall of Famer. Winx made history last Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival when successfully defending her Group…

Winx Leads 79 Ladbrokes Cox Plate 2017 First Acceptances

Winx Leads 79 Ladbrokes Cox Plate 2017 First Acceptances

Chris Waller’s dual defending champion Winx is the headline first acceptor for the 2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate, entries for the weight-for-age classic down to 79 hopefuls. Cut from the 141 nominations taken back in early August, first acceptances for the Group 1 $3 million Ladbrokes Cox Plate (2040m) along with those for the Caulfield Guineas…

Winx at Best Distance in George Main Stakes 2017

Winx at Best Distance in George Main Stakes 2017

Despite her record-breaking Cox Plate title defence over 2040m last spring, trainer Chris Waller believes his historic mare Winx is actually at her best distance over a mile in the 2017 George Main Stakes on Saturday. The Street Cry six-year-old has won 23 of her 29 career starts to date, including her past 19 on…

Hartnell On Track for Makybe Diva Stakes 2017 

Hartnell On Track for Makybe Diva Stakes 2017 

Godolphin’s Caulfield Cup nominated star Hartnell looks on track for his shot at Saturday week’s 2017 Makybe Diva Stakes following an excellent piece of work at The Valley on Tuesday morning.   The James Cummings-trained son of Authorized impressed connections including Godolphin’s Melbourne foreman David Charles with his solo gallop that brought him on fitness wise for the $750,000 Group 1 Makybe Diva…

2017 Melbourne Cup Still on Cards for Max Dynamite

2017 Melbourne Cup Still on Cards for Max Dynamite

European jumps horse Max Dynamite is one of three possible spring contenders down under for English owner Rich Ricci with the veteran still being considered for a Melbourne Cup 2017 bid.   The Great Journey gelding travelled to Victoria in 2015 and finished brave runner-up behind Darren Weir’s $101 upset winner Prince Of Penzace in the ‘race that stops a nation’.   Racing as an eight-year-old in Australia,…

Egg Tart set to Pop in Theo Marks Stakes 2017

Egg Tart set to Pop in Theo Marks Stakes 2017

Chris Waller’s dual Oaks winner Egg Tart has been described by hoop Kerrin McEvoy as a “champagne bottle waiting to pop”, and she gets the chance to do so first-up this weekend in the 2017 Theo Marks Stakes. The daughter of Sebring was nominated but not accepted for last weekend’s Tramway Stakes, subsequently won by…

Riven Light Considered for Ladbrokes Cox Plate 2017

Riven Light Considered for Ladbrokes Cox Plate 2017

European owner Rich Ricci is considering a 2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate campaign down under this spring with his failed jumps horse Riven Light. Ricci was at the York Ebor Festival watching his Melbourne Cup hope Thomas Hobson run a failed seventh in the Group 2 Lonsdale Cup Stakes over the two miles. While a trip…

2017 Cox Plate over Cup for Hardham

2017 Cox Plate over Cup for Hardham

ATC Derby placegetter Hardham will target Group 1 races over 2000m or less including a possible 2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate tilt this spring, ruling out a Melbourne Cup bid for the progressive four-year-old. Mornington trainer David Brideoake has all but confirmed Saturday week’s Group 1 $1 million Memsie Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield Racecourse on September…