News About David Hayes

2017 Caulfield Cup a Target for Fanatic

2017 Caulfield Cup a Target for Fanatic

Kiwi stayer Fanatic has reportedly taken well to her time in Australia so far and is nearing her first trial for the Lindsay Park operation, ahead of a Spring Carnival campaign which will be geared towards Group 1 targets. Fanatic has been an outstanding performer through the early stages of her racing career and has…

Black Caviar Progeny Ready to Step Up Spring Preparation

Black Caviar Progeny Ready to Step Up Spring Preparation

The first foal of equine superstar Black Caviar, Oscietra is ready to complete an unofficial jump out at Geelong ahead of her 2017 Spring Carnival campaign. Plenty of hype has understandably surrounded the racing career of Oscietra so far, but the rising three-year-old has only made one competitive appearance at the races so far; a…

Keen Array to Take Benefit from Bletchingly Stakes

Keen Array to Take Benefit from Bletchingly Stakes

Trainer David Hayes is pleased with the condition of Keen Array ahead of his return in Saturday’s Group 3 Bletchingly Stakes (1200m), but believes that the horse will take plenty of benefit from whatever he manages in the feature race. Keen Array has been a strong and largely consistent performer for Lindsay Park throughout his…

2018 Golden Slipper Nominations Attract Record Numbers

2018 Golden Slipper Nominations Attract Record Numbers

Early entries of yearlings for the Golden Slipper Stakes 2018 next Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival have followed the trend set by the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond nominations attracting a record number of hopefuls. The Melbourne Racing Club (MRC) last week announced the $1.5 million Group 1 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m), to run at Caulfield in…

Record 2018 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Nominations

Record 2018 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Nominations

Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes 2018 nominations have closed with a record 1470 yearlings in the mix for the $1.5 million feature next Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival. Thursday afternoon saw Racing Victoria receive a bumper list of early entries heading towards the $1.5 million Group 1 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield Racecourse on February…

2017 Caulfield Guineas Target for Catchy

2017 Caulfield Guineas Target for Catchy

Lindsay Park’s Blue Diamond winning filly Catchy will be after another Group 1 win over the boys this coming spring with the Caulfield Guineas 2017 target on the radar. The two-year-old daughter of Fastnet Rock enjoyed a four straight winning streak to kick off her career, including her Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) win…

Heavy Track No Issue for Derryn in 2017 Kingsford-Smith Cup

Heavy Track No Issue for Derryn in 2017 Kingsford-Smith Cup

Lindsay Park co-trainer David Hayes said the stable’s Kingsford-Smith Cup 2017 runner in Brisbane on Saturday Derryn was a horse that “handles all conditions” and that the predicted Heavy Eagle Farm track was a non-issue. Early money has seen the talented Hinchinbrook colt firm in from $7 to $6 in the latest markets at on…

Vega Magic wins 2017 Goodwood, chance to climb The Everest

Vega Magic wins 2017 Goodwood, chance to climb The Everest

Trainer David Hayes was hinting at finding a slot for Vega Magic in the $10 million The Everest at Randwick in the Spring after the former West Australian sprinter scored a first up win in the Group 1 $1m Darley Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville today. The win of Vega Magic topped of a gigantic day…

Vega After Magic The Goodwood Result 2017

Vega After Magic The Goodwood Result 2017

Plenty of boxes are being ticked by the now Lindsay Park-trained Vega Magic who chases an upset win in Saturday’s 2017 The Goodwood over the defending champion Black Heart Bart. The bulk of the money at for this year’s $1 million Group 1 Darley Goodwood (1200m) is on the Darren Weir-trained Black Heart Bart ($3.50)…

Australasian Oaks 2017 Form Guide & Betting Preview

Australasian Oaks 2017 Form Guide & Betting Preview

The 2017 Australasian Oaks features a competitive field of smart fillies at Morphettville Racecourse in Adelaide on Saturday, a full form guide analysis and betting preview on the Group 1 detailed below. Running as Race 6 on the Robert Sangster Stakes Day card, a capacity line-up of three-year-old fillies will take to the track in…