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Shoemark Aims for First Flemington Win with Four Rides

Shoemark Aims for First Flemington Win with Four Rides

English apprentice jockey Kieran Shoemark’s stint in Australia is coming to an end in two weeks and the hoop couldn’t think of a better way to end his summer here than with a win at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday. Shoemark will be aboard four horses in the nine-race meeting that is headlined by the Listed…

2014 Mornington Cup Nominations Released

2014 Mornington Cup Nominations Released

The 2014 Mornington Cup nominations have been released; with sixteen stayers a chance of chasing direct entry into the Caulfield Cup in the Listed event at Mornington next Wednesday. Headlining the Mornington Cup nominations is Darren Weir-trained Prince Of Penzance, who stamped himself as the favourite for the race with his tough win in the Listed…

2014 Mornington Cup Prelude Betting Update

2014 Mornington Cup Prelude Betting Update

Progressive stayer Laidback Larry remains favourite in 2014 Mornington Cup Prelude betting markets, but there has been plenty of support for imported galloper He’s Your Man to record his first race win since arriving in Australia. Trainer Gai Waterhouse believes that Laidback Larry ($2.20) is good enough to contest the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) during…

2014 Mornington Cup Prelude Final Field – Laidback Larry Chasing Fifth Straight Win

2014 Mornington Cup Prelude Final Field – Laidback Larry Chasing Fifth Straight Win

Progressive stayer Laidback Larry will be chasing his fifth straight win when he makes his black type racing debut in the 2014 Mornington Cup Prelude (2000m) at Caulfield on Saturday. Laidback Larry (barrier 13) finished his winter campaign with a comfortable win at Newcastle and has recorded three dominant victories since returning to the races at…

2014 Mornington Cup Prelude Weights Released

2014 Mornington Cup Prelude Weights Released

Ethiopia could have the chance to record his first win in almost two years after being included in the 2014 Mornington Cup Prelude nominations. Ethiopia broke his maiden with a win in the 2012 Group 1 Australian Derby (2400m), but has been unable to record another race victory in eleven subsequent starts. The Helenus gelding…