News About Greg Carpenter

Prince Of Penzance Rises 3.5kg in Melbourne Cup Weights 2016

Prince Of Penzance Rises 3.5kg in Melbourne Cup Weights 2016

Darren Weir’s defending champion Prince Of Penzance has received 3.5kg more than his winning weight last spring in the 2016 Melbourne Cup weights released this week.

Reigning Melbourne Cup winner Prince Of Penzance goes up 3.5kg to 56.5kg in the weights for this November’s edition of the two mile classic. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

Racing Victoria (RV) Executive General Manager ...

Tarzino Well Weighted for 2016 Caulfield Cup Bid

Tarzino Well Weighted for 2016 Caulfield Cup Bid

Mick Price’s Spring Cups hope Tarzino has received 54kg for the first leg of the double with Caulfield Cup 2016 weights announced on Wednesday.

Tarzino is after a rare VRC Derby – Caulfield Cup double in successive seasons with success in the latter this October. Photo: Steve Hart.

Racing Victoria’s Executive General Manager of Racing and chief handicapper ...

Da Big Hoss Could Represent USA in Melbourne Cup 2016

Da Big Hoss Could Represent USA in Melbourne Cup 2016

North America could have their maiden runner in a Melbourne Cup field in 2016 with the USA’s premier stayer Da Big Hoss among the strong international contingent nominated for this year’s edition of the two mile classic.

Last year’s fifth-placegetter Big Orange is among the top international 2016 Melbourne Cup nominations this spring. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Racing Victoria received ...

Preferment Strong 2015 Melbourne Cup Hope – Carpenter

Preferment Strong 2015 Melbourne Cup Hope – Carpenter

Racing Victoria’s Chief Handicapper Greg Carpenter this week named Chris Waller’s Turnbull Stakes winner Preferment as a strong Melbourne Cup 2015 hope for the first Tuesday of November after a solid Cox Plate performance.

Preferment runs in Tuesday week’s 2015 Melbourne Cup on the back of a ninth in the Cox Plate won by stablemate Winx. Photo: Ultimate Racing ...

2.5kg Melbourne Cup 2015 Penalty for The United States

2.5kg Melbourne Cup 2015 Penalty for The United States

Robert Hickmott’s flying import The United States has copped a big 2.5kg 2015 Melbourne Cup penalty for his win in the Group 2 Moonee Valley Cup (2500m) on Cox Plate Day over the weekend.

Moonee Valley Gold Cup winner The United States received a 2.5kg penalty for the 2015 Melbourne Cup this Spring. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Hickmott won ...

Almoonqith Cops 1kg Melbourne Cup 2015 Penalty

Almoonqith Cops 1kg Melbourne Cup 2015 Penalty

Wednesday’s impressive Geelong Cup winner Almoonqith has received a one kilogram weight penalty for the 2015 Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse on the first Tuesday of November.

Geelong Cup winner Almoonqith has received a 1kg Melbourne Cup 2015 penalty moving up to 27th on the ballot for the November 3 classic. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The David Hayes & Tom ...

Mongolian Khan Cops 1kg Melbourne Cup 2015 Penalty

Mongolian Khan Cops 1kg Melbourne Cup 2015 Penalty

Mongolian Khan sits top of the ballot for the ‘race that stops a nation’ on the first Tuesday of November and will rise one kilogram on his Caulfield Cup winning weight having copped a 1kg penalty for the 2015 Melbourne Cup.

Let’s Make Adeal (pictured) is the only other stayer so far to receive a 2015 Melbourne Cup weight ...

2015 Melbourne Cup Weights: Fame Game Receives 57kg

2015 Melbourne Cup Weights: Fame Game Receives 57kg

Early favourite to win this year’s edition of the ‘race that stops a nation’ Fame Game has been allocated 57kg in the Melbourne Cup 2015 handicaps released by Racing Victoria on Tuesday.

Last year’s winner Protectionist is equal 58kg top weight for the 2015 Melbourne Cup this spring. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

There are officially 141 stayers nominated for the $6.2 ...

Black Caviar’s Great Rival Hay List Dies

Black Caviar’s Great Rival Hay List Dies

After a long battle with laminitis the horse that gave champion sprinter Black Caviar a run for her money on more than one occasion, Hay List passed away on Tuesday.

Champion sprinter Hay List sadly passed away this week. Photo: Steve Hart.

Prepared by John McNair at Gosford, on whose property he will be buried, for the better part of ...

Caravan Rolls On Penalty Doesn’t Guarantee Melbourne Cup Start

Caravan Rolls On Penalty Doesn’t Guarantee Melbourne Cup Start

After Caravan Rolls On won the Group 3 Geelong Cup (2400m) Wednesday afternoon, connections were hopeful the seven-year-old horse would receive a weight penalty for the 2014 Melbourne Cup, and help him move closer to a start.

Caravan Rolls On has not guaranteed himself a Melbourne Cup start after being penalised just 1.5kg for his Geelong Cup win. Photo ...