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Yankee Rose Leads 2016 Crown Oaks First Acceptances

Yankee Rose Leads 2016 Crown Oaks First Acceptances

David Vandyke’s Spring Champion Stakes winner Yankee Rose is the headliner of 31 three-year-old fillies making up the Crown Oaks 2016 first acceptances this Melbourne Cup Carnival.

Cox Plate runner this weekend Yankee Rose is the headline 2016 Crown Oaks first acceptor for the fillies’ feature at Flemington on November 3. Photo: Steve Hart.

Racing Victoria (RV) took ...

Sacred Eye Heads 2015 Crown Oaks First Acceptances

Sacred Eye Heads 2015 Crown Oaks First Acceptances

The David Hayes & Tom Dabernig-trained Sacred Eye is the best-fancied of the 23 three-year-old fillies paid up for at first acceptance stage for the Crown Oaks 2015 this Melbourne Cup Carnival at Flemington Racecourse.

Sacred Eye is the early 2015 Crown Oaks favourite and one of three still in the mix for David Hayes & Tom Dabernig. ...

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 ...