News About Desert King

2016 Pakenham Cup Field and Barrier Draw Completed

2016 Pakenham Cup Field and Barrier Draw Completed

Fourteen stayers have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s Listed Pakenham Cup (2500m), following the completion of a barrier draw for the Victorian feature race this morning. Pilote D’essai stormed home to win the Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m) a fortnight ago, and has been confirmed by the Lindsay Park operation in the 2016…

Pakenham Cup Distance a Concern for Desert Jeuney

Pakenham Cup Distance a Concern for Desert Jeuney

Desert Jeuney’s pedigree suggests that he should perform well at staying distances, however trainer Nigel Blackiston has revealed that he is unsure if the six-year-old will get the trip when he lines up for the Listed Pakenham Cup (2500m) on Saturday. By prominent sire Desert King, who most famously produced equine superstar Makybe Diva, Desert…

Caulfield Cup the Target for JRA Cup Winner Real Love

Caulfield Cup the Target for JRA Cup Winner Real Love

Talented mare Real Love has produced a perfectly-timed sprint to take out the Group 3 JRA Cup (2040m) at Moonee Valley Racecourse this evening. Real Love continued to firm in betting markets in the lead-up to jump, and she did her chances of success no harm whatsoever when jumping well and taking a position within…

2016 Naturalism Stakes Tips & Betting Preview

2016 Naturalism Stakes Tips & Betting Preview

A talented and capacity field of stayers has been confirmed for Saturday’s featured Group 3 Naturalism Stakes (2000m) (MRC Foundation Cup) in Melbourne; offering its winner ballot-free exemption into the Caulfield Cup 2016. Tom Melbourne remains a clear $4 favourite in 2016 Naturalism Stakes betting markets with , ahead of Jameka ($5.50) and Real Love…

Real Love Too Good in Premier’s Cup

Real Love Too Good in Premier’s Cup

Talented mare Real Love has continued her scintillating run of form with another comfortable win in the Group 3 Premier’s Cup (2200m) at Doomben Racecourse this afternoon. Real Love continued to firm in Premier’s Cup betting markets in the hours leading up to jump, and did her chances of success no harm whatsoever when jumping…

2016 Premier’s Cup Tips and Betting Preview

2016 Premier’s Cup Tips and Betting Preview

Twelve stayers have been confirmed in the field for Saturday’s Listed Premier’s Cup (2200m) at Doomben Racecourse; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Real Love remains a clear and justifiable $2.90 favourite in 2016 Premier’s Cup betting markets with ahead of Honey Toast ($4.80)…

2015 Railway Stakes Betting Update

2015 Railway Stakes Betting Update

Fifteen classy milers will take to the barriers for Saturday’s featured Group 1 Railway Stakes (1600m) at Perth’s Ascot Racecourse; figuring as a particularly interesting race from a betting standpoint and offering punters plenty of value. Talented local Delicacy has more than stamped herself as one of Perth’s best racehorses and remains outright $4.20 favourite…

Oliver To Ride Real Love In Railway Stakes

Oliver To Ride Real Love In Railway Stakes

Leading hoop Damien Oliver has been booked to ride Real Love in the 2015 Railway Stakes at Ascot on Saturday. Real Love stamped herself as a horse to follow when she took out the Group 3 Queen’s Cup (2200m) at Ascot on December 6 and she claimed the Listed Western Australia St Leger Stakes (2100m)…

Desert Jeuney Primed for Emirates Stakes Success

Desert Jeuney Primed for Emirates Stakes Success

Finding particularly competitive form since returning to racing this time in, trainer Nigel Blackiston has been thrilled with the results secured by classy five-year-old Desert Jeuney and is confident he will lay a great account for himself in Saturday’s featured Group 1 Emirates Stakes (1600m) at Flemington. Claiming a competitive total of four race wins…

Happy Birthday, Thoroughbreds of Australia!

Happy Birthday, Thoroughbreds of Australia!

The arrival of August 1st marks the birthday of every Australian Thoroughbred each year, and 2014 marks a particularly special year for several of the nation’s most memorable and loved performers. Arguably the biggest landmark for Australian runners chalking up another year in 2014, 1997 World Champion stayer Might And Power today celebrates his 21st…