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2017 Cox Plate: Watch And Cheer for Winx Says Hayes

2017 Cox Plate: Watch And Cheer for Winx Says Hayes

Last Saturday’s Caulfield Cup winning trainer and owner David Hayes has described the 2017 Cox Plate on Saturday as “a good year to watch and cheer for Winx”. Hayes, in partnership with his son Ben and nephew Tom Dabernig, made history in the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) last Saturday taking out the mile-and-a-half classic…

2016 Crystal Mile Winner The United States onto Emirates Stakes

2016 Crystal Mile Winner The United States onto Emirates Stakes

Class prevailed in the Crystal Mile 2016 results on Cox Plate Day at Moonee Valley with the winner The United States returning to form and booking a run in the new-look Emirates Stakes during the Melbourne Cup Carnival. The Robert Hickmott-trained, Team Williams-owned import was second-up in the $200,000 Group 2 Schweppes Crystal Mile (1600m)…

2016 Crystal Mile Tips & Betting Update

2016 Crystal Mile Tips & Betting Update

One of the key Cox Plate Day support races on the program at Moonee Valley Racecourse on Saturday is the Crystal Mile 2016, betting tips and the latest odds on the weight-for-age clash found below. Set to run as Moonee Valley Race 7 at 3:35pm (AEDT), this year’s $200,000 Group 2 Schweppes Crystal Mile (1600m)…

The United States Tops 2016 Crystal Mile Field & Odds

The United States Tops 2016 Crystal Mile Field & Odds

Robert Hickmott’s Group 1 winner The United States is tipped as the one to beat in the Crystal Mile 2016 field this Saturday on Cox Plate Day leading early betting on the weight-for-age showdown. Twelve months ago at the same meeting the imported Galileo stallion won the Group 2 Moonee Valley Cup (2500m) defeating subsequent…

2016 Crystal Mile Nominations Feature Abbey Marie

2016 Crystal Mile Nominations Feature Abbey Marie

2016 Crystal Mile nominations have been taken and released, and twenty-four runners subsequently remain in contention for a position in a capacity field of fourteen at Moonee Valley Racecourse on Saturday. Abbey Marie has not been seen at the races since breaking through for a maiden win at the highest level in autumn, but the…

Hooked Hunts 2016 Railway Stakes Run

Hooked Hunts 2016 Railway Stakes Run

November’s Railway Stakes 2016 in Perth is the long-term target for Wez Hunter’s latest stable acquisition Hooked this spring – summer racing carnival season. Formerly prepared by Sydney’s John Thompson, Casino Prince stallion Hooked has joined the Mornington stables of Victorian horseman Hunter. A rising six-year-old, to date the Ultra Racing-owned Hooked has won five…

Jockey Change for Worthy Cause in 2016 Ipswich Cup

Jockey Change for Worthy Cause in 2016 Ipswich Cup

Sunshine Coast horseman John Zielke is hoping a change of jockey will also bring a change of luck for his late Ipswich Cup 2016 entry Worthy Cause on Saturday in Queensland. After initially planning to send his Choisir stallion out for a spell ahead of a Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival bid later in the year,…

Hopfgarten To Return In Brisbane Handicap

Hopfgarten To Return In Brisbane Handicap

Trainer Robert Heathcote has confirmed that Hopfgarten will have his next race start in the 2015 Brisbane Handicap at Doomben on December 5. Hopfgarten was sent to Melbourne for a 2015 Spring Racing Carnival campaign and he was far from disgraced, but missed the placings in all four of his race starts. The Mossman gelding…

Turn Me Loose all the way winner in Emirates Stakes

Turn Me Loose all the way winner in Emirates Stakes

A well judged front running ride from Kerrin McEvoy saw Turn Me Loose lead all of the way to win the Group 1 $1m Emirates Stakes (1600m) at Flemington today. The noted bold Kiwi front runner made it a hat trick of wins on Australian soil after taking out the Listed $150,000 Darley Seymour Cup…

2015 Crystal Mile Winner Turn Me Loose Onto Emirates

2015 Crystal Mile Winner Turn Me Loose Onto Emirates

The gun trainer-jockey partnership of New Zealand’s Murray Baker and Opie Bosson down under this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival continued on Cox Plate Day with the stable’s Seymour Cup winner only six days earlier Turn Me Loose backing up to earn an Emirates Stakes start taking out the Crystal Mile 2015. A Group 1 winner…