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Convincible Aiming for 2015 Australian Guineas Start

Convincible Aiming for 2015 Australian Guineas Start

Three-year-old colt Convincible will be aimed towards the Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m) in the autumn, beginning his preparation at Flemington Racecourse this weekend. The promising colt is one of ten horses set to run in the Flemington Rose Garden Handicap (1420m) on Saturday but will have to overcome a wide start from barrier 10,…

2013 McEwen Stakes Nominations for Dato Day

2013 McEwen Stakes Nominations for Dato Day

This Saturday Melbourne’s Moonee Valley Racecourse will light up for Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes Day, one of the key support races on the program being the McEwen Stakes 2013. Having drawn just nine early entries nominations for this year’s $175,000 Group 3 Mitty’s McEwen Stakes (1000m) have been extended until 10:00am (AEST) on Tuesday….

Zeditave Stakes 2013 Attracts Just 5 Nominations

Zeditave Stakes 2013 Attracts Just 5 Nominations

Just five sprinters make up the 2013 Zeditave Stakes nominations for this Saturday’s Caulfield feature, the three-year-old colts & geldings’ black type playing second fiddle to the meeting’s Blue Diamond Previews for the two-year-olds. It is shaping up as a pretty dismal edition of the $120,000 Listed Zeditave Stakes (1200m) with the hopefuls vying for…

Reaan Plate Winner Bolton to Bypass Mornington Cup 2012

Reaan Plate Winner Bolton to Bypass Mornington Cup 2012

Despite winning the traditional Mornington Cup Prelude with a victory in Saturday’s Reaan Plate at Caulfield, Stephen Brown’s Darwin galloper Bolton will bypass the chance to secure a Caulfield Cup 2012 ballot exemption in Wednesday week’s Mornington Cup. The smart Zabeel five-year-old posted their second Melbourne win of the season when saluting as the $2.70…

2012 Reaan Plate Scratching The Big Steel’s Autumn Under Cloud

2012 Reaan Plate Scratching The Big Steel’s Autumn Under Cloud

After dominating early markets for the Reaan Plate 2012 at Caulfield this Saturday, the Matt Laurie-trained The Big Steel has been scratched from the race due to muscle soreness leaving an eight-horse field in the Mornington Cup Prelude and the withdrawn galloper’s autumn racing campaign in doubt. Accepted to contest Caulfield Race 7 tomorrow the…

Sea Galleon in 2012 Mornington Cup Prelude Field

Sea Galleon in 2012 Mornington Cup Prelude Field

Classy Cranbourne galloper Sea Galleon will look to add a fourth straight win to their name at Caulfield on Saturday when they wear the No. 1 saddlecloth in the 2012 Mornington Cup Prelude, known this year as the Reaan Plate. Running as the fourth and final stakes race at the meeting, the $100,000 Reaan Plate…