News About Epaulette

2014 Golden Rose Inkling for Snowden

2014 Golden Rose Inkling for Snowden

Progressive young colt Inkling will race for a Golden Rose 2014 opportunity at Rosehill Gardens this Saturday with co-trainer Peter Snowden confident in the favourite’s ability. Snowden, who now trains in partnership with his son Paul after leaving Darley Australia earlier this year, is using the opening race in Sydney this weekend to see whether…

Rebel Dane Among 2014 Doomben 10,000 Nominations

Rebel Dane Among 2014 Doomben 10,000 Nominations

Gary Portelli’s crack four-year-old Rebel Dane is among the 46 nominations taken for the 2014 Doomben 10,000 by the Brisbane Racing Club (BRC) today. The California Dane four-year-old made headlines this month after Portelli and connections accepted the BRC’s invitation for Rebel Dane to compete in the Australasian Challenge this Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival. That…

2013 VRC Sprint Classic Results – Buffering Stamps Himself As Australia’s Leading Sprinter

2013 VRC Sprint Classic Results – Buffering Stamps Himself As Australia’s Leading Sprinter

Queensland sprinter Buffering stamped himself as the leading sprinter in Australia with his second straight victory at Group 1 level in the 2013 VRC Sprint Classic (1200m), the race formerly known as the Patinack Farm Classic, at Flemington this afternoon. Buffering went straight to the lead out of the gates and travelled beautifully during the…

2013 Emirates Stakes Day Scratchings And Track Report

2013 Emirates Stakes Day Scratchings And Track Report

The final day of the 2013 Melbourne Cup Carnival is here; with the Group 1 Emirates Stakes (1600m) and Group 1 VRC Sprint Classic (1200m) the main events on what should be a stellar day racing. Flemington Track Report Weather: Overcast Track Conditions: Dead (4) Penetrometer: 4.9 Rail: +3m entire Previous Rail: +3m Entire Circuit (7/11/2013) There was expected to be…

2013 VRC Sprint Classic Tips & Selections

2013 VRC Sprint Classic Tips & Selections

The 2013 VRC Sprint Classic is set to be one of the races of the 2013 Spring Racing Carnival; with a number of Australia’s leading sprinters taking on Hong Kong superstar Lucky Nine. The absence of Black Caviar has really opened up the sprint races this season, with Samaready taking out the Group 1 Moir…

Epaulette Chasing Third Group 1 Win In VRC Sprint Classic

Epaulette Chasing Third Group 1 Win In VRC Sprint Classic

Darley sprinter Epaulette will have the opportunity to record his third victory at Group 1 level when he returns to the races in the Group 1 VRC Sprint Classic (formerly known as the Patinack Farm Classic) at Flemington on Saturday. After a mixed autumn campaign, that included a second place finish behind equine superstar Black Caviar…

Star Studded 2013 VRC Sprint Classic Field Released

Star Studded 2013 VRC Sprint Classic Field Released

A super line-up of Group 1 winners and exciting sprinters are set to face off in the VRC Sprint Classic 2013 field at Flemington’s Emirates Stakes Day meeting this Saturday, November 9, which was previously known as the Patinack Farm Classic. The $1 million, Group 1, 1200m sprint is without sponsorship after the impoverishment of…

Patinack Farm Classic 2013 First Acceptances Taken

Patinack Farm Classic 2013 First Acceptances Taken

There are 35 sprinters still heading towards a run in the 2013 Patinack Farm Classic on the final day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival this November following the release of first acceptances for the Emirates Stakes Day feature. Scheduled to run on Saturday November 9, this year’s Patinack Farm Classic is registered as the $1…

Samaready Heads 2013 Manikato Stakes First Acceptances

Samaready Heads 2013 Manikato Stakes First Acceptances

Just 21 sprinters are still in the mix for the Manikato Stakes 2013 on the eve of Cox Plate Day after first acceptances for the Moonee Valley feature closed today. Down from 60 at nomination stage, the 21 hopefuls heading towards a run in the $1 million Group 1 Manikato Stakes (1200m) on Friday night…

Moir Stakes 2013 Form Guide & Betting Preview

Moir Stakes 2013 Form Guide & Betting Preview

This Friday night under the lights at the prestigious Moonee Valley Racecourse a collection of the country’s best sprinters will look to fill the gap left by the retirement of the undefeated sprint queen Black Caviar when they face off in the 2013 Moir Stakes. Keeping the crowds around until late this year’s $450,000 Group…