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International Talent Dominates 2014 Craven Plate Nominations

International Talent Dominates 2014 Craven Plate Nominations

The 2014 Craven Plate field is set to be dominated by international stayers after nominations for the Royal Randwick race were taken today. 17 quality stayers declared for the Group 3 Craven Plate (2000m), with 14 of the nominations coming from overseas. The number of nominations is on par with last year’s Craven Plate but…

Black Caviar Sibling Debuts in 2012 Talindert Stakes Field

Black Caviar Sibling Debuts in 2012 Talindert Stakes Field

As Black Caviar prepares to defend her title in the 2012 Lightning Stakes at Flemington this Saturday in her first seven-day back-up, her younger half-brother All Too Hard will make their race debut in the day’s opener, the $100,000 Listed Talindert Stakes (1100m). Kicking off the crack eight-event Lightning Stakes Day program, the 2012 Talindert…

Melbourne Cup Start for 2011 Lexus Stakes Winner Niwot

Melbourne Cup Start for 2011 Lexus Stakes Winner Niwot

The second Victoria Derby Day race, and the first of two offering the winner a Melbourne Cup 2011 ballot exemption, has been run and won at Flemington with the Hawkes-trained warhorse Niwot claiming an authoritative victory $250,000 Group 3 The Lexus Stakes (2500m). The game old Galileo seven-year-old put in a genuine Melbourne Cup trial…