News About Crown Oaks 2014

2014 Crown Oaks – the Melbourne Cup Carnival Isn’t Over Yet

2014 Crown Oaks – the Melbourne Cup Carnival Isn’t Over Yet

The 2014 Melbourne Cup, or the ‘race that stops the nation’ as it is affectionately named, may be over but the 2014 Melbourne Cup Carnival is still in full swing. Next up is the Group 1 Crown Oaks (2500m) on Thursday.

Fontein Ruby (in front) and Crafty (outside) are set to contest the Crown Oaks on Thursday. Photo by ...

2014 Crown Oaks Final Field & Barrier Draw

2014 Crown Oaks Final Field & Barrier Draw

After the dust settles from the 2014 Melbourne Cup on Tuesday, punters and racing enthusiasts don’t have long to wait for another exciting Flemington Group One race.

Thunder Lady will aim to complete the Wakeful Stakes/Crown Oaks double on Thursday from barrier eight. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

The Group 1 Crown Oaks (2500m) is the feature race on Thursday, offering ...

Crafty Tops 2014 Crown Oaks First Declarations

Crafty Tops 2014 Crown Oaks First Declarations

Just 19 three-year-old fillies remain in Crown Oaks 2014 contention this spring including Crafty who is the best fancied of the first declarations for the Melbourne Cup Carnival classic taken today.

Fontein Ruby (in front) and Crafty (outside) are two of Robert Smerdon’s three 2014 Crown Oaks first acceptors. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

There were originally 70 nominations taken ...