News About David Vandyke

Yankee Rose Fit for Memsie Stakes 2017 Return

Yankee Rose Fit for Memsie Stakes 2017 Return

David Vandyke’s $2 million earner Yankee Rose is fit and firing after a strong Cranbourne jump-out this week ahead of the mare’s first-up run in the 2017 Memsie Stakes. Sunshine Coast-based Vandyke has had the now four-year-old daughter of All American in Melbourne since last week, Yankee Rose settling in well at her new Cranbourne…

Emerald City Tops 2017 Queensland Cup Field & Weights

Emerald City Tops 2017 Queensland Cup Field & Weights

The Queensland Winter Racing Carnival hosts its final black-type race day at the Sunshine Coast on Saturday and Caloundra Cup graduate Emerald City heads the Queensland Cup 2017 field and weights for the two-mile feature. Running as the Sunshine Coast Race 7 at 4:02pm (AEST), this season’s $150,000 Listed Queensland Cup (3200m) has attracted a…

2017 Memsie Stakes First-Up for Yankee Rose

2017 Memsie Stakes First-Up for Yankee Rose

Sunshine Coast-based horseman David Vandyke is looking at the Memsie Stakes 2017 as a spring opener for his multiple Group 1 winning filly Yankee Rose who trialled in Brisbane on Tuesday morning. A rising four-year-old, the daughter of All American stepped out in the public eye at Doomben Racecourse for the first time since her…

2017 Cox Plate Option for Yankee Rose

2017 Cox Plate Option for Yankee Rose

Yankee Rose may have missed the autumn – winter racing carnivals due to injury issues but the dual Group 1 winning filly is back in work with connections keeping a run in the Cox Plate 2017 against Winx on the cards. Prepared by the now Sunshine Coast-based David Vandkye, the All American filly is majority…

Felines Heads 2017 Lightning Handicap Field & Odds

Felines Heads 2017 Lightning Handicap Field & Odds

Kris Lees’ smart mare Felines may be allocated top weight but she is still leading the current markets on the Lightning Handicap 2017 field for the Doomben black-type sprint on Queensland Oaks Day. Due to run as Doomben Race 5 at 2:40pm (AEST) on Saturday afternoon after the race meeting was moved from Eagle Farm,…

Nancy Tops 2017 Silk Stocking Field & Betting

Nancy Tops 2017 Silk Stocking Field & Betting

Sydney’s Peter & Paul Snowden training team could be in for a huge day at the Gold Coast this Saturday in Queensland including saddling-up the favourite Nancy in the Silk Stocking 2017 field. One of the key black-type support acts on the card headed by the AD Hollindale Stakes, this year’s $150,000 Listed Silk Stocking…

Gold Edition Plate 2016 Field & Betting: Winning Rupert Odds-On

Gold Edition Plate 2016 Field & Betting: Winning Rupert Odds-On

One of the key Doomben races running on Saturday is the 2016 Gold Edition Plate for three-year-olds and the Bjorn Baker-trained Group 2 winner Winning Rupert has opened odds-on favourite to take out the summer feature. Set to run as Doomben Race 3 at 1:37pm (local), this summer’s $100,000 Listed Delfina’s Bistro Gold Edition Plate…

Crown Oaks 2016 Betting Tips: Trifecta Selections

Crown Oaks 2016 Betting Tips: Trifecta Selections

The 2016 Crown Oaks steals the show at Flemington Racecourse on Thursday, betting tips and trifecta selections for the three-year-old fillies’ classic detailed below. Of the 15 final acceptors for this year’s $1 million Group 1 VRC Crown Oaks (2500m) all the money in the markets at is on the David Vandyke-trained odds-on favourite Yankee…

2016 Crown Oaks Form Guide & Betting Preview

2016 Crown Oaks Form Guide & Betting Preview

The season’s best three-year-old staying fillies take to Flemington Racecourse on Thursday, November 3, in the Crown Oaks 2016, a detailed form guide and betting preview for the classic found below. Due to jump as Flemington Race 8 at 5:00pm (AEDT) as the penultimate event on the third Melbourne Cup Carnival meeting, this year’s $1…

2017 Melbourne Cup for Runner-Up Heartbreak City

2017 Melbourne Cup for Runner-Up Heartbreak City

The connections of Tuesday’s devastatingly close runner-up behind Almandin in the ‘race that stops a nation’, Heartbreak City, hope to return for a second shot in the Melbourne Cup 2017. This year’s $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) was a magnificent battle over the final 300m by two stayers from back in the…