News About Cross Of Gold
With early Caulfield Guineas 2011 favourite Smart Missile racing in Saturday’s elite level Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes at Caulfield, a crack field of fellow Guineas-bound three-year-olds will face off in the Caulfield Guineas Prelude and below are the Races.com.au team’s insider tips and form on the feature.
Running as Caulfield ...
The Danny O’Brien-trained roughie Running Tall has secured the inside running from barrier one when they take on a crack field in Saturday’s Caulfield Guineas Prelude 2011 at Caulfield, the colt to face off against the likes of dual Group 1 winner Helmet and the Peter Moody-trained Golden Archer.
Smart Missile is the most notable omission from the 2011 Victoria Derby nominations released today, connections opting not to enter the talented colt for the classic three-year-olds showdown this spring with the Coolmore Classic on the same day considered the more suitable aim for Anthony Cummings’ speed machine.
Held on ...
Peter Snowden’s two-time Group 1 winner Helmet will take their next step towards the 2011 Caulfield Guineas when they race in the Prelude at Caulfield this Saturday, the three-year-old looking to return to elite level form after missing out on the Golden Rose win last start.
Racing Victoria has today taken first declarations for four of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival’s major showdowns including those for the Caulfield Guineas 2011, Anthony Cummings’ unbeaten colt Smart Missile heading the list of three-year-olds still in contention for the October classic.
Winner of the $125,000 Group 3 H.D.F. McNeil Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on Saturday, the Peter Moody-trained Golden Archer looked on target to vie for an elite level victory to add to their growing record this spring, the 2011 Caulfield Guineas shaping up as a real possibility.
After an uncharacteristically quiet 2010-11 racing season, David Hayes has re-emerged as a genuine Melbourne Spring Carnival contender, the trainer eyeing off Group 1 glory in the 2011 Caulfield Guineas with his emerging galloper Cross Of Gold.
Hayes has recently set up a new ...