News About David Hayes & Tom Dabernig

Spring On for 2016 Aurie’s Star Winner Sooboog

Spring On for 2016 Aurie’s Star Winner Sooboog

Darren Weir is eyeing a Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival campaign for his in-form stallion Sooboog who broke a year-long winning drought with success in the 2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap at Flemington over the weekend. The four-year-old son of Snitzel notably added to his eventual value at stud taking out the $150,000 Group 3 Aurie’s Star…

Dibayani Tops 2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap Field & Weights

Dibayani Tops 2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap Field & Weights

Lindsay Park’s returning European import Dibayani is the highest rated and weighted acceptor for Saturday’s Aurie’s Star Handicap 2016 at Flemington Racecourse. The opening Group race of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, this year’s $150,000 Group 3 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) has attracted a final field of 13 and is set to run as Flemington…

2016 Thousand Guineas Nominations Feature Yankee Rose

2016 Thousand Guineas Nominations Feature Yankee Rose

She may not be a confirmed starter but the David Vandyke-trained Yankee Rose is being kept safe in early betting after her Thousand Guineas 2016 nomination this week. Racing Victoria took nominations for a host of the upcoming Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival majors including those for the $1 million Group 1 Caulfield Guineas (1600m) and…

Capitalist Heads 2016 Caulfield Guineas Nominations

Capitalist Heads 2016 Caulfield Guineas Nominations

Tuesday nominations for a number of Group 1 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival features close including those for the Caulfield Guineas 2016 where the Peter & Paul Snowden-trained Capitalist is the early favourite. A bumper 329 new season three-year-olds make up the early entries for this year’s $1 million Group 1 Caulfield Guineas (1600m) that runs…

Straight Track to Suit Dibayani in Aurie’s Star

Straight Track to Suit Dibayani in Aurie’s Star

Co-trainer Tom Dabernig believes the straight track at Flemington Racecourse could be the key to uncovering better Melbourne form from Dibayani who returns to racing in Saturday’s 2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap. The Shamardal seven-year-old races for the first time since his distant ninth behind 2016 Cox Plate-bound Lucia Valentina in Randwick’s Group 1 Queen Elizabeth…

Beirut Tops 2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap Nominations

Beirut Tops 2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap Nominations

Henry Dwyer’s in-form mare Beirut is the headline early entry for Saturday’s Aurie’s Star Handicap 2016 that kicks off Group racing in Melbourne at Flemington Racecourse for the new season. Saved for this weekend’s $150,000 Group 3 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) after bypassing a run in last Saturday’s Group 3 Bletchingly Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield,…

2016 Bletchingly Stakes Winner Lord Of The Sky Breaks Drought

2016 Bletchingly Stakes Winner Lord Of The Sky Breaks Drought

Robbie Laing’s galloper Lord Of The Sky enjoyed his first win since 2014 with success in Saturday’s Bletchingly Stakes 2016 at Caulfield Racecourse. The Danerich stallion was last seen in the winner’s stall two years back in the Group 3 Sir John Monash Stakes (1100m), and managed his first victory since on the weekend in…

Bletchingly Stakes 2016 Betting Tips

Bletchingly Stakes 2016 Betting Tips

The weekend’s sole Group race is Caulfield’s 2016 Bletching Stakes, betting tips for which can be found below. Due to run as Caulfield Race 7 at 3:45pm (AEST) on the nine-race Saturday program in Melbourne, this year’s $150,000 Group 3 “(1200m) originally drew a final field of 12 sprinters. The line-up is down to 11…

Karlovasi Tops 2016 Lightning Stakes Nominations

Karlovasi Tops 2016 Lightning Stakes Nominations

The feature race in Adelaide this Saturday is the Lighting Stakes 2016 at Morphettville Racecourse, nominations for which are led by Richard Jolly’s in-form young sprinter Karlovasi. The three-year-old Reaan gelding is one of a bumper 34 nominations taken for this year’s edition of the $100,000 Listed Lightning Stakes (1050m) open only to two and…

Dibayani Targets 2016 Epsom Handicap

Dibayani Targets 2016 Epsom Handicap

David Hayes & Tom Dabernig’s Lindsay Park stable have confirmed the Epsom Handicap 2016 as the major Sydney Spring Racing Carnival goal for lightly-raced import Dibayani after his smart jumpout at Pakenham on Monday. A rising seven-year-old son of Shamardal, Dibayani raced over the 800m on the polytrack at Pakenham with Mark Zahra aboard, leading…