News About Jake Stephens

Dandino Scratched from 2014 Caulfield Cup Field

Dandino Scratched from 2014 Caulfield Cup Field

Two of the original acceptors are set to be scratched from Saturday’s Caulfield Cup 2014 field with Gris Caro and now Dandino both confirmed non-runners due to injury. While Jake Stephens’ Naturalism Stakes winner Gris Caro is still to undergo an official vet check by Racing Victoria stewards, his Victor Harbor-based trainer confirmed he would…

Brambles Kept Safe in David Jones Cup Betting 2014

Brambles Kept Safe in David Jones Cup Betting 2014

Despite looking like gaining a Caulfield Cup start on Saturday the bookies are taking no chances with Brambles for his ‘Plan B’, Peter Moody’s stayer the favourite in 2014 David Jones Cup betting. UPDATE: Brambles has been scratched form the David Jones Cup after gaining a place in the 2014 Caulfield Cup field. The six-year-old…

Can 1st Emergency Brambles Sneak in and Steal Caulfield Cup?

Can 1st Emergency Brambles Sneak in and Steal Caulfield Cup?

Odds are that South Australian galloper Gris Caro will be scratched from Saturday’s 2014 Caulfield Cup field paving the way for Brambles to come in as the first emergency, but if he does run what are his chances of success? Trainer Peter Moody ran second and third behind Saturday’s Caulfield Cup favourite Lucia Valentina at…

Will Gris Caro Run in 2014 Caulfield Cup Field & Win?

Will Gris Caro Run in 2014 Caulfield Cup Field & Win?

Connections of South Australian stayer Gris Caro are sweating on a vet check this afternoon to see if the galloper is passed fit to run in Saturday’s Caulfield Cup 2014, but what are his chances of winning if he does line-up? There are 18 starters plus four emergencies waiting making up this year’s $3 million…

Brambles Sweats on Caulfield Cup Start: Gris Caro to be Vetted

Brambles Sweats on Caulfield Cup Start: Gris Caro to be Vetted

Melbourne trainer Peter Moody looks likely of being dually represented in the 2014 Caulfield Cup field on Saturday with his first emergency Brambles waiting on a vet check on the Jake Stephens-trained Gris Caro this afternoon. Talk on Twitter over the past 24 hours has hinted at the scratching of Stephen’s Victor Harbor-based stayer Gris…

2014 Turnbull Stakes Tips & Selections

2014 Turnbull Stakes Tips & Selections

The feature race at Flemington Racecourse this Saturday is the 2014 Turnbull Stakes, with betting tips laid out below. The $500,000 Group 1 Turnbull Stakes (2000m) due to run as Race 7 at 4:20pm, will feature a maximum field of 16 horses plus one emergency after the scratching of both Crackerjack King and Sertorius earlier…

No 2014 Caulfield Cup Penalty for Gris Caro

No 2014 Caulfield Cup Penalty for Gris Caro

Gris Caro will carry just 52kg in next month’s Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m), which means he has avoided a penalty for winning Saturday’s Group 3 Naturalism Stakes (2000m). The five-year-old fought hard for the win at Caulfield, beating Entirely Platinum across the line by just a shoulder, while favourite Bonfire finished in third. The…

2014 Naturalism Stakes Betting Tips & Odds

2014 Naturalism Stakes Betting Tips & Odds

A field of potential 2014 Caulfield Cup horses will fight it out for the ballot exemption for next month’s classic in Saturday’s $150,000 Group 3 Naturalism Stakes (2000m), betting tips on the Underwood Stakes Day showdown detailed below. There are 12 stayers in the field for Saturday’s Naturalism Stakes 2014, the handicap clash running as…

Penny Edition Stakes Betting 2014 – Riziz Odds-On Favourite

Penny Edition Stakes Betting 2014 – Riziz Odds-On Favourite

Ken Sweeney’s last start Spring Stakes winner Riziz has opened odds-on favourite to keep the victories coming in Adelaide this weekend in the 2014 Penny Edition Stakes at Morphettville Racecourse. The in-form Zariz gelding was last seen posting his 10th career win with a massive three length effort over Light It Up in the Group…

2014 Penny Edition Stakes Final Field and Barrier Draw

2014 Penny Edition Stakes Final Field and Barrier Draw

Just eight runners have been confirmed to line up for this weekend’s Listed Penny Edition Stakes (1400m) at Morphettville Racecourse, highlighted by several of South Australia’s most exciting racing prospects. A standout performer since returning to the track in the 2014 Autumn Carnival, trainer Ken Sweeney has confirmed Riziz in the final field for the…