News About Darren Weir

Brave Smash Braces for The Everest 2017

Brave Smash Braces for The Everest 2017

Interest is increasing around Darren Weir’s Japanese import Brave Smash possibly filling a slot in the 2017 The Everest field this Sydney Spring Racing Carnival. Raced by Australian Bloodstock, the progressive Tosen Phantom stallion caught the eye in his first run down under at Caulfield Racecourse over the weekend. Ridden by Damian Lane the five-year-old…

Le Romain firms in Memsie Stakes 2017 Betting

Le Romain firms in Memsie Stakes 2017 Betting

Futures 2017 Memsie Stakes betting is now tipped as a battle between the reigning champion Black Heart Bart, Goodwood winner Vega Magic and Le Romain following the latter’s smart Randwick trial on Monday morning. Kris Lees’ Hard Spun five-year-old Le Romain pleased his Newcastle trainer running fifth behind the Team Snowden-trained Group 1 winners Redzel…

Tramway Stakes 2017 First-Up for Happy Clapper

Tramway Stakes 2017 First-Up for Happy Clapper

Pat Webster’s $2 million earner Happy Clapper could avoid a first-up Group 1 run in Melbourne and resume racing Saturday week in the 2017 Tramway Stakes at Royal Randwick. The Sydney-trained Teofilo seven-year-old hasn’t raced since a fifth to champion mare Winx in the Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) back on April 8. Happy…

2017 Memsie Stakes Still on for Black Heart Bart

2017 Memsie Stakes Still on for Black Heart Bart

A brave first-up third in the P.B. Lawrence Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday has the Darren Weir-trained Black Heart Bart on track for a title defence in the Memsie Stakes 2017 this spring despite previous concerns the horse had pulled up lame. The evergreen seven-year-old son of Blackfriars jumped second favourite in betting on the…

2017 PB Lawrence Stakes Field & Betting Update

2017 PB Lawrence Stakes Field & Betting Update

Twelve horses will line up in the Group 2 PB Lawrence Stakes field at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday following the early scratching of leading contender Lankan Rupee and consistent performer Duke Of Brunswick. Black Heart Bart is virtually unbeatable on the 1400m course at Caulfield and leads the strong 2017 PB Lawrence Stakes field at…

2017 Spring Stakes Nominations Released

2017 Spring Stakes Nominations Released

An outstanding group of sprinters is set to step out in the feature race at South Australia’s Morphettville Racecourse on Saturday following the release of 2017 Spring Stakes nominations. Often used as a Launchpad for South Australia’s best horses into the Spring Carnival, the 2017 Spring Stakes nominations are also rich in interstate class including…

Impressive PB Lawrence Stakes Nominations Released

Impressive PB Lawrence Stakes Nominations Released

An outstanding field is set to step out for the feature race at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday following this morning’s release of 2017 PB Lawrence Stakes nominations. Hartnell is likely to be set for an appearance in the Caulfield Cup this time and leads the outstanding list of 2017 PB Lawrence Stakes nominations. Hartnell has…

Aurie’s Star Handicap Likely for Brave Smash

Aurie’s Star Handicap Likely for Brave Smash

Japanese import Brave Smash is on track for a possible debut to Australian racing in Saturday’s featured Group 3 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) down the famous Flemington straight. A notable performer in his native Japan prior to being purchased and syndicated by Australian Bloodstock, Brave Smash will take a commendable record of two wins and…

PB Lawrence Stakes Likely for Black Heart Bart

PB Lawrence Stakes Likely for Black Heart Bart

Star galloper Black Heart Bart could return to racing in the Group 2 PB Lawrence Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield Racecourse on August 19th, rather than the previously underlined Group 1 Memsie Stakes a fortnight later. A five-time Group 1 winner, Black Heart Bart has not been seen at the races since failing to fire and…

Tiamo Grace Nearing a Return

Tiamo Grace Nearing a Return

Trainer Darren Weir has revealed that talented three-year-old Tiamo Grace has completely overcome a string of ailments and could return to the races as soon as Saturday’s Flemington card. Tiamo Grace has made only five competitive appearances since debuting in August last year, but has shown plenty of ability and class on her way to…