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Lucia Valentina Travels Well Ahead of 2015 Hong Kong Cup

Lucia Valentina Travels Well Ahead of 2015 Hong Kong Cup

Dual Group 1 winning mare Lucia Valentina made the trip from Melbourne to Sha Tin ahead of Sunday week’s Hong Kong Cup 2015 in fine order according to her Newcastle-based trainer Kris Lees. Lees was pleased with the way the five-year-old daughter of Savabeel, a winner of over $1.5 million in prize money over her…

Oliver Has Magic Chance of 2015 Kingston Town Classic Win

Oliver Has Magic Chance of 2015 Kingston Town Classic Win

One of the country’s premier jockeys Damien Oliver is looking forward to his Perth ride on Saturday aboard the visiting race favourite Magic Artist in the Kingston Town Classic 2015. Oliver has been to Ascot Racecourse for six pervious rides in the weight-for-age $1 million Group 1 Kingston Town Classic (1800m) boasting a win and…

Gailo Chop Looking Great for 2015 Hong Kong Cup

Gailo Chop Looking Great for 2015 Hong Kong Cup

The OTI Racing-owned Mackinnon Stakes winning French raider Gailo Chop sets off overseas on Monday with the Australian contingent heading to Sha Tin Racecourse for a shot at the Hong Kong Cup 2015 on December 13. OTI’s director Terry Henderson told Racing Ahead the Antoine de Watrigant-trained Deportivo gelding had freshened-up nicely after his win…

2015 Mackinnon Stakes result: French horse Gailo Chop beats the Aussies

2015 Mackinnon Stakes result: French horse Gailo Chop beats the Aussies

French galloper Gailo Chop beat a strong contingent of Australian trained weight for age horses to take out the Group 1 $1m Longines Mackinnon Stakes (2000m) at Flemington today. A well-judged front running ride by Melbourne jockey Ben Melham saw Gailo Chop bounce back from a disappointing eighth behind Winx in the Group 1 $3m…

2015 Mackinnon Stakes Betting Tips

2015 Mackinnon Stakes Betting Tips

The Mackinnon Stakes 2015 field is down to a line-up of 14 after the widely-drawn Fawkner came out of the Victoria Derby Day classic for Saturday, and which of the remaining hopefuls to back in Flemington Race 6 is detailed in our tips below. With a jump time scheduled for 3:05pm (AEST), this year’s $1…

2015 Mackinnon Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

2015 Mackinnon Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

A traditional Melbourne Cup lead-up, the Mackinnon Stakes 2015 is one of the headline features of Victoria Derby Day at Flemington Racecourse this weekend and a detailed form guide and betting preview on the weight-for-age classic is found below. This year’s $1 million Group 1 Longines Mackinnon Stakes (2000m) is due to jump at 3:05pm…

Gailo Chop Better for Mackinnon After Cox Plate Run

Gailo Chop Better for Mackinnon After Cox Plate Run

The Australian race debut of French raider Gailo Chop has the Antoine de Watrigant-trained galloper spot on for a telling run in Saturday’s 2015 Mackinnon Stakes at Flemington Racecourse. Racing Victoria’s international talent scout Leigh Jordon reported this week the Deportivo five-year-old took great benefit from his run behind superstar mare Winx in the $3…

2015 Mackinnon Stakes Field: Magic Hurricane Draws 1

2015 Mackinnon Stakes Field: Magic Hurricane Draws 1

John O’Shea’s in-form The Metropolitan winner Magic Hurricane has come up trumps with the inside alley as he shoots for successive Group 1 wins this weekend in Melbourne’s Mackinnon Stakes 2015 at Flemington Racecourse. One of four elite level races on the Victoria Derby Day program, all nine races on the card available at Best…

2015 Mackinnon Stakes Nominations Feature Magic Hurricane

2015 Mackinnon Stakes Nominations Feature Magic Hurricane

John O’Shea’s last start Group 1 The Metropolitan winner in Sydney Magic Hurricane will head to Melbourne for the first time this Saturday shooting for another elite level Spring win in Flemington’s Mackinnon Stakes 2015. One of four highlights on an all-black type card for Victoria Derby Day, all events available at Best Tote or…

Emirates Stakes 2015 Back Up for The Cleaner

Emirates Stakes 2015 Back Up for The Cleaner

Battling Tassie trainer Mick Burles this week confirmed plans to back-up his cult galloper The Cleaner in the Melbourne Cup Carnival’s 2015 Emirates Stakes if he doesn’t win the Cox Plate on the weekend. In flying form this time in and heading to Moonee Valley where he boasts an excellent five from eight record, Savoire…