News About Gerry Harvey

Conchita Also Out Of Magic Millions Classic

Conchita Also Out Of Magic Millions Classic

Conchita has been ruled out of the 2016 Magic Millions Classic at the Gold Coast tomorrow after a veterinary examination found her to be lame in her off hind leg. Racing Queensland stewards announced yesterday afternoon that Conchita would undergo a further veterinary examination before she would be cleared to contest the Magic Millions Classic…

Caulfield Guineas the Target for Bill Stutt Stakes Winner Sovereign Nation

Caulfield Guineas the Target for Bill Stutt Stakes Winner Sovereign Nation

David Hayes and Tom Dabernig appear to have unearthed a particularly exciting prospect Sovereign Nation after the three-year-old produced an impressive turn of foot in the final straight at Moonee Valley this evening to take out the Group 2 Bill Stutt Stakes (1600m). Jumping from the gates fairly, jockey Michael Walker elected to settle Sovereign…

Real Time Set for 2015 Melbourne Spring Campaign

Real Time Set for 2015 Melbourne Spring Campaign

Four-year-old gelding Real Time is set to have a lucrative career following his win in the Magic Millions Class 6 Plate (1200m) at the Gold Coast on Saturday. Real Time has won four of his seven career starts to date but his 2015 Magic Millions win is by far his biggest accomplishment – pocketing $57,000…

Du Plessis Back on Telepathic in 2014 Queensland Derby

Du Plessis Back on Telepathic in 2014 Queensland Derby

Jockey Mark du Plessis will get the chance to win a Group 1 in Brisbane Saturday week recovering his Queensland Derby 2014 ride aboard the Donna Logan-trained filly Telepathic. Ruakaka-based New Zealand trainer Logan had engaged the services of former star Kiwi apprentice James McDonald for her Mossman filly Telepathic in the $500,000 Group 1…

Glen Boss Scores Jet Away Ride in Melbourne Cup 2013

Glen Boss Scores Jet Away Ride in Melbourne Cup 2013

After news one-time favourite Puissance De Lune has been withdrawn from the 2013 Melbourne Cup after pulling up lame post-Cox Plate, their regular rider Glen Boss has snared another ride in the famous Flemington feature aboard the David Hayes-import Jet Away. Boss had been one of the biggest advocates of the Darren Weir-trained former French…

Hay List And Mrs Onassis To Clash In Concorde Stakes

Hay List And Mrs Onassis To Clash In Concorde Stakes

Group 1 winners Hay List and Mrs Onassis are set to clash in the Concorde Stakes (1000m) at Royal Randwick on Saturday after both were included in the final field for the Group 3 event. Injury-plagued Hay List will be returning to the races for the first time since he finished tenth behind his great rival…

Harvey Eyes Caulfield Cup – Cox Plate 2013 Double for Royal Descent

Harvey Eyes Caulfield Cup – Cox Plate 2013 Double for Royal Descent

Prolific racehorse owner Gerry Harvey has ruled out the Melbourne Cup for his Australian Oaks winner Royal Descent but believes her capable of a shot at the iconic 2013 Caulfield Cup – Cox Plate double this spring. The Chris Waller-trained Redoute’s Choice mare is gearing up for her four-year-old debut this weekend at Warwick Farm…

Cox Plate 2013 Descent for Royal Filly

Cox Plate 2013 Descent for Royal Filly

Connections of the Chris Waller-trained Royal Descent have indicated the prestigious 2013 Cox Plate could be on the agenda for the Australian Oaks winning filly this coming Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. The nicely-bred daughter of Redoute’s Choice has already shown plenty of ability winning four of her opening seven career starts. It was a stunning…

Monash Stakes 2013 One of Last for Retiring Mrs Onassis

Monash Stakes 2013 One of Last for Retiring Mrs Onassis

Rosehill horseman Gerald Ryan has confirmed his Group 1 winning mare Mrs Onassis is nearing her swansong race with Saturday’s 2013 Sir John Monash Stakes likely one of her last appearances before retirement. The five-year-old daughter of General Nediym has to date won eight of her 20 starts, most notably the Group 1 Oakleigh Plate…

Potential Oaks Start For Royal Descent After 2013 Adrian Knox Stakes Win

Potential Oaks Start For Royal Descent After 2013 Adrian Knox Stakes Win

Royal Descent made light of her top weight, winning the Group 3 Adrian Knox Stakes at Royal Randwick racecourse today April 13, 2013. The Redoute’s Choice filly won the race in front of Express Power, who placed second, and Unimpeachable, who finished in third. Royal Descent has now won three of her six race starts…