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Lucia Valentina breaks long run of outs with win in Matriarch Stakes

Lucia Valentina breaks long run of outs with win in Matriarch Stakes

Group 1 winning mare Lucia Valentina broke a long run of outs with a near last to first win in the Group 2 $300,000 Presto Matriarch Stakes (2000m) at Flemington today.

Lucia Valentina breaks a long run of outs to win the Matriarch Stakes at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Kris Lees trained Lucia Valentina had plenty of ...

Bendigo Cup winner The Offer onto Melbourne Cup 2015

Bendigo Cup winner The Offer onto Melbourne Cup 2015

Sydney’s leading lady of Gai Waterhouse confirmed it was onto the 2015 Melbourne Cup in six days’ time for her proven two-miler The Offer who did an excellent job to win Wednesday’s $300,000 Group 3 Bendigo Cup (2400m) carrying the top weight.

The Offer will back-up in next week’s 2015 Melbourne Cup on the back of a gutsy win in ...

Kirramosa Tops 2015 Bendigo Cup Odds

Kirramosa Tops 2015 Bendigo Cup Odds

John Sargent’s mare Kirramosa has opened narrow favourite to break a two year losing streak with success in the Bendigo Cup 2015 in country Victoria on Wednesday afternoon.

Former Oaks winner Kirramosa is the narrow 2015 Bendigo Cup betting favourite for this Wednesday in country Victoria. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The now five-year-old daughter of Alamosa is one ...

Possible 2015 William Reid Stakes Run for Fawkner

Possible 2015 William Reid Stakes Run for Fawkner

While admittedly Lloyd Williams has no serious Group 1 autumn plans this coming carnival season, there is a chance one of the stable stars at Macedon Lodge Fawkner could target elite level glory in the William Reid Stakes 2015 in March.

Fawkner (inside) could run in the 2015 William Reid Stakes at Flemington this autumn for the third straight year. ...

Favourites Missing from 2014 Victoria Derby Nominations

Favourites Missing from 2014 Victoria Derby Nominations

The two pre-post favourites in Victoria Derby 2014 betting are missing from the list of official nominations taken by Racing Victoria for the three-year-olds’ classic today.

The undefeated Sweynesse is the headline 2014 Victoria Derby nominee this spring. Photo: Steve Hart.

Running as the feature race at Flemington Racecourse on the opening day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival on Saturday ...

2014 Caulfield Guineas First Acceptances Leaves 108

2014 Caulfield Guineas First Acceptances Leaves 108

First acceptances for a quartet of Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival features closed today including those for the Caulfield Guineas 2014with 108 three-year-olds left in the mix for the October 11 showdown.

Chivalry (outside) is the headline 2014 Caulfield Guineas first acceptor for the October 11 showdown. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Caulfield Guineas Day features two Group 1 races ...

Go Indy Go Leads 2014 Danehill Stakes Nominations

Go Indy Go Leads 2014 Danehill Stakes Nominations

After originally looking to resume in a Listed race at Flemington on Makybe Diva Stakes Day, connections of Champagne Stakes winning filly Go Indy Go have opted to nominate the star for the Danehill Stakes 2014.

Thousand Guineas-bound filly Go Indy Go will take on the boys in Saturday's Danehill Stakes 2014. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

The Leon Macdonald...

McKenzie Stakes 2014 Too Short for Merion

McKenzie Stakes 2014 Too Short for Merion

Michael Moroney knows the 1200m of Saturday’s 2014 McKenzie Stakes at Moonee Valley is going to be short of his galloper Merion’s best but is still confident of a nice resuming run from the Caulfield Guineashope.

Michael Moroney will kick off the 2014 Caulfield Guineas campaign of Merion at Moonee Valley this weekend. Photo: Taron Clarke.

One of ...

2014 McKenzie Stakes Nominations Feature Divan

2014 McKenzie Stakes Nominations Feature Divan

An exciting prospect from the Macedon Lodge stables kicks off a Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival campaign with the Robert Hickmott-trained Divan nominated for the McKenzie Stakes 2014.

Trainer Robert Hickmott kicks off the 2014 Caulfield Guineas campaign of Divan on Saturday at Moonee Valley. Photo: Taron Clarke.

One of two black-type races on the Moonee Valley card for ...

Easy Drama Heads 2014 Anzac Day Stakes Field & Odds

Easy Drama Heads 2014 Anzac Day Stakes Field & Odds

Peter Moody will saddle up the top fancy for the aptly named Anzac Day Stakes 2014 at Flemington on Friday with Easy Drama having just their second career start.

One of two Black Types on the Melbourne race card this ANZAC Day, the $120,000 Listed Anzac Day Stakes (1410m) is set to run as Flemington Race 2 at 1:35pm (local)....