News About Doug Harrison

Amelie’s Star Heads 2017 Queen Of The South Stakes Field

Amelie’s Star Heads 2017 Queen Of The South Stakes Field

Darren Weir’s consistent mare Amelie’s Star returns to Morphettville Racecourse on Robert Sangster Stakes Day this weekend chasing a win in the Queen Of The South Stakes 2017 field. Set to run as Morphettville Race 5 on Saturday, this season’s $275,000 Group 2 Queen Of The South Stakes (1600m) field has attracted a field of…

Euclase Stakes 2017 Target for Ashlor

Euclase Stakes 2017 Target for Ashlor

Victorian-trained three-year-old Ashlor will head to Adelaide next month for a shot at the 2017 Euclase Stakes after impressing his trainer Daniel McCarthy with a Ladbrokes Park win on Monday. A son of Hard Spun, the progressive Ashlor enjoyed a three-quarter length win under a hefty 62kg in a Benchmark 64 over 1200m on Easter…

Durendal Accepted for 2016 John Dillion Stakes Field

Durendal Accepted for 2016 John Dillion Stakes Field

Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra’s Standish Handicap winner Durendal has been accepted for Tuesday’s John Dillion Stakes 2016 field at Caulfield Racecourse despite also being in the mix for this weekend’s Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley. The progressive Medaglia D’Oro four-year-old made it three wins on the trot on New Year’s Day at Flemington winning…

Mourinho Tops 2016 Australia Stakes Nominations

Mourinho Tops 2016 Australia Stakes Nominations

Peter Gelagotis’s defending champion Mourinho is one of the headline Australia Stakes 2016 nominations for the feature race at Melbourne’s Moonee Valley Racecourse this Saturday. The opening Group 2 of the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival, the weight-for-age $200,000 Group 2 Jeep Australia Stakes (1200m) sprint attracted a bumper 19 nominations. The Moe-based Gelagotis won the…

Australia Stakes 2016 Mission for Manifold Winner Tudor

Australia Stakes 2016 Mission for Manifold Winner Tudor

The year’s opening Group 2 race is next on the agenda for Doug Harrison’s impressive Chester Manifold Stakes winner over the weekend with Tudor to target the 2016 Australia Stakes next Saturday. In a bold front-running ride by jockey Darren Gauci, Cranbourne-based Strategic four-year-old Tudor was spot on for his all-the-way win in Saturday’s $120,000…

Valley Run for 2016 ATC Oaks Hope Lopartega

Valley Run for 2016 ATC Oaks Hope Lopartega

Cranbourne’s Doug Harrison is hoping his lightly raced filly Lopartega develops into an ATC Oaks 2015 hope in Sydney this coming autumn with her next run under the lights at Moonee Valley on Friday night. The three-year-old daughter of Lope De Vega has had four career starts to date for one win, a second and…

Tudor Targets 2016 Australia Stakes

Tudor Targets 2016 Australia Stakes

Cranbourne trainer Doug Harrison is confident of an improved effort at Moonee Valley this weekend from his four-year-old stallion Tudor who heads towards a January target of the Australia Stakes 2016 back at the track. Last summer the son of Strategic lined up in the $200,000 Group 2 Australia Stakes (1200m) at the Valley and…

2015 HDF McNeil Stakes Betting Tips

2015 HDF McNeil Stakes Betting Tips

The opening Group race on the Memsie Stakes Day card in Melbourne this weekend is the HDF McNeil Stakes 2015 for three-year-olds, betting tips and selections for which are detailed below. Running as Caulfield Race 4 at 2:10pm (AEST) on Saturday afternoon, this year’s $150,000 Group 3 H.D.F. McNeil Stakes (1200m) sprint features 11 hopefuls….

Prince Of Brooklyn Tops 2015 HDF McNeil Stakes Field

Prince Of Brooklyn Tops 2015 HDF McNeil Stakes Field

Mick Price’s undefeated galloper Prince Of Brooklyn will wear the number one saddlecloth in the HDF McNeil Stakes 2015 field in the opening Group race at Caulfield Racecourse on the weekend. The first Group 1 meeting of the season, Memsie Stakes Day features a bumper nine race program including Race 4 at 2:10pm (AEST) with…

Quezette Stakes 2015 Option for Stream Ahead

Quezette Stakes 2015 Option for Stream Ahead

A Group 3 run in the 2015 Quezette Stakes in mid-August could be on the agenda should promising young filly Stream Ahead perform well first-up at Moonee Valley this weekend according to her trainer Doug Harrison. The Cranbourne-based Harrison has his daughter of Dane Shadow, turning three on Saturday, engaged in the first at Moonee…