News About Damien Lane

Caulfield Cup the Target for Makybe Diva Stakes Winner Humidor

Caulfield Cup the Target for Makybe Diva Stakes Winner Humidor

Humidor has produced a huge performance to win the Group 1 Makybe Diva Stakes (1600m) by more than three lengths from resounding favourite Hartnell at Flemington this afternoon. The Teofilo gelding was almost a forgotten runner in the Makybe Diva Stakes field, but jumped well and took a position towards the tail of the field…

Bonneval is the 2017 Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes Winner

Bonneval is the 2017 Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes Winner

Multiple Group 1 winner Bonneval has stamped herself as a mare to follow through the Spring Carnival with an impressive first-up win in the Group 2 Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes (1600m) at The Valley this afternoon. Trainer Murray Baker was not confident that Bonneval was a winning chance in the Dato’ Tan Chin Nam…

Stratum Star Too Good in Magic Millions Trophy

Stratum Star Too Good in Magic Millions Trophy

Stratum Star has continued his scintillating run of form with a strong win in the Magic Millions Trophy (2200m) on the Gold Coast this afternoon. Trainer Darren Weir has a particularly impressive record at the Magic Millions and Stratum Star appeared to have the class edge over a smart Magic Millions Trophy field. Jumping from…

Heatherly to Carry Benefit into McEwen Stakes

Heatherly to Carry Benefit into McEwen Stakes

Co-trainer Simon Zahra is confident that talented mare Heatherly will prove very tough to beat when she lines up for the Group 2 McEwen Stakes (1000m) at Moonee Valley on Saturday. Heatherly has been a standout through a reasonably light but impressive racing career so far; posting five wins and a further four minors through…

2015 Winterbottom Stakes Odds and Betting Update

2015 Winterbottom Stakes Odds and Betting Update

A talented field of sixteen sprinters has been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s featured 2015 Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot Racecourse; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Five-time Group 1 champion Buffering has returned to racing in typically slick form…

Sacred Eye Wins Ladbrokes Caulfield Classic

Sacred Eye Wins Ladbrokes Caulfield Classic

Talented filly Sacred Eye has stamped herself as a leading contender for this 2015 Crown Oaks at Caulfield this afternoon; mustering a huge late turn of foot to beat a talented field to the line in the Group 3 Ladbrokes Caulfield Classic (2000m). Jumping from the gates well, jockey Damien Lane allowed Sacred Eye to…

Group 1 Winners Confirmed in David Jones Cup Field

Group 1 Winners Confirmed in David Jones Cup Field

Ten horses have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s Group 3 David Jones Cup (2000m) at Caulfield Racecourse, highlighted by the inclusion of several previous winners at the highest level of Australian racing. Stratum Star has returned to racing in career-best form this time and has been confirmed for a return to 2000m…

Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

A capacity and particularly talented field of eighteen plus emergencies has been confirmed for Saturday’s Group 1 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield; figuring as a particularly interesting race from a betting standout and offering plenty of value. Lee and Anthony Freedman-trained Disposition ($3.80) has returned to racing in slick form this time and…

2014 The Heath Betting Preview and Tips

2014 The Heath Betting Preview and Tips

A talented field of 15 runners have been confirmed to line up for this weekend’s Group 3 The Heath (1100m) at Caulfield Racecourse, offering punters exceptional value from a betting point of view and several key opportunities to place a winning bet. Returning to racing in great form this time in, John Saddler-trained Vain Queen…

Season Swansong in Straight Six for Karacatis

Season Swansong in Straight Six for Karacatis

One of a number of Adelaide raiders nominated for the sprint feature at Flemington on Saturday, the Richard Jolly-trained Karacatis will race in Melbourne this weekend to see out their season in the $120,000 Listed The Straight Six (1200m). 2014 The Straight Six nominations and weights are led by fellow South Australian visitor Riziz (60kg)…