News About Heatherlie Handicap

Hayes Stipluates Caulfield Cup Bid for Slickpix Stakes Winner

Hayes Stipluates Caulfield Cup Bid for Slickpix Stakes Winner

Co-trainer David Hayes has confirmed plans to head down the 2014 Caulfield Cup path with progressive stayer Stipulate who came back at Caulfield on Memsie Stakes Day with a tidy Slickpix Stakes win. Traditionally known as the Heatherlie Handicap and registered this year as the $120,000 Listed Australian Thoroughbred Bloodstock Stakes (1700m), the handicap clash…

2014 Heatherlie Handicap Betting Preview and Tips

2014 Heatherlie Handicap Betting Preview and Tips

A capacity field of 16 plus three emergencies have been confirmed to line up for this weekend’s Listed Heatherlie Handicap (1700m) at Caulfield Racecourse, offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning bet. Running on to finish seventh in the Canterbury Hurlstone RSL Handicap (1400m) first-up on…

Akavoroun Aimed at Rupert Clarke – Toorak Handicap 2014 Double

Akavoroun Aimed at Rupert Clarke – Toorak Handicap 2014 Double

Ciaron Maher has big Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival plans for his progressive gelding Akavoroun who will be aimed at the Group 1 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes – Toorak Handicap double. Super consistent so far winning six of their seven starts, the rising five-year-old son of Lacryma Cristi was last seen beating home The Cleaner in…

Underwood Stakes 2013 Target for Price’s Winning Import

Underwood Stakes 2013 Target for Price’s Winning Import

The OTI-owned German import Pakal made the right impression in their maiden run of what looks to be a very promising Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival campaign on the weekend with a massive six length win at Caulfield’s PB Lawrence Stakes Day meeting. The Lord Of England gelding debuted down under for their new trainer Mick…

Price to Raise a Bit Of Hell in Underwood Stakes 2013

Price to Raise a Bit Of Hell in Underwood Stakes 2013

Caulfield-based trainer Mick Price is gearing up for a big spring this season eyeing off the 2013 Underwood Stakes prize with two of his imports a Bit Of Hell and Pakal. Run on September 21 at Caulfield Racecourse the $400,000 Group 1 Hyland Race Colours Underwood Stakes (1800m) is one of the early weight-for-age classics…

2012 Slickpick Stakes Nominations Released

2012 Slickpick Stakes Nominations Released

One of the four black type features running at Melbourne’s Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday is the Slickpick Stakes 2012, formerly registered as the Heatherlie Handicap, which has attracted a bumper 32 nominations. The $120,000 Listed Slickpick Stakes (1700m) has this year drawn six last-start winners including the Anthony Freedman-trained Fruehling. Five-year-old Azamour stallion Fruehling was…

Harris Tweed Turns up at Trial Before Melbourne Cup 2011 Bid

Harris Tweed Turns up at Trial Before Melbourne Cup 2011 Bid

Runner-up in the Caulfield Cup last Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, the Murray Baker-trained New Zealand stayer Harris Tweed has surprised connections with a solid barrier trial back home ahead of their 2011 Melbourne Cup crusade. Six-year-old Montjeu gelding Harris Tweed ran just two lengths away third behind stablemate and fellow Melbourne-bound Lion Tamer in a…

Moudre Makes Moves For Melbourne Cup Run

Moudre Makes Moves For Melbourne Cup Run

One of the ante-post favourites for last year’s Melbourne Cup, Ciaron Maher’s Warrnambool-based galloper Moudre is back in work and preparing for another tilt towards the world’s richest handicap this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. Blevic gelding Moudre missed out on a start in the $6 million Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) last November, despite the…