News About Jason Benbow

Royal Island Posts Strong Win in 2015 Wangoom Handicap

Royal Island Posts Strong Win in 2015 Wangoom Handicap

Talented five-year-old Royal Island has posted a career-best victory to date at Warrnambool this afternoon; displaying an incredible turn of foot in the final straight to take out the Listed Wangoom Handicap (1200m) with complete ease. The start of the 2015 Wangoom Handicap was delayed slightly as leading contender Sino Eagle was unsettled in his…

2014 Adelaide Cup Final Field Released

2014 Adelaide Cup Final Field Released

The 2014 Adelaide Cup final field and barrier draw has been released; with a field of sixteen runners set to contest the Group 2 event at Morphettville on Monday. Perth Cup winner Black Tycoon will carry the top weight of 59kg in the Adelaide Cup and had his winning chances diminished further when connections drew…

Talented Field of Nine Confirmed for the 2014 Futurity Stakes

Talented Field of Nine Confirmed for the 2014 Futurity Stakes

The 2014 Futurity Stakes (1400m) will feature just nine runners after the final field and barrier draw released this morning revealed Eurozone and Sistine Demon will not contest the Group 1 event on Saturday. Peter Moody-trained Moment Of Change will be aiming for a second-consecutive win at Group 1 level, having claimed the C.F Orr…

Futurity Stakes Likely First-Up for Smokin’ Joey

Futurity Stakes Likely First-Up for Smokin’ Joey

Leading trainer Wez Hunter has revealed that well-trialled gelding Smokin’ Joey could make his 2014 debut in the Group 1 Futurity Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on February 22nd rather than the previously outlined Group 1 Oakleigh Plate (1100m). Initially believed to be a serious chance for the day’s shortest Group 1 event, Hunter said the…

Benbow after 2nd Group 1 with 2013 Railway Stakes Joey

Benbow after 2nd Group 1 with 2013 Railway Stakes Joey

Victorian jockey Jason Benbow has a chance to win the second Group 1 trophy of his career when he partners with the Railway Stakes 2013 favourite Smokin’ Joey in Perth this weekend. Benbow tasted the sweet glory of a Group 1 feature race win when he rode the Peter Moody-trained mare Sky Cuddle for their…

2013 Railway Stakes Barrier Draw – Smokin’ Joey in 7

2013 Railway Stakes Barrier Draw – Smokin’ Joey in 7

Odds on the Wez Hunter-trained Victorian Smokin’ Joey winning the Railway Stakes 2013 in Perth on Saturday are set to firm after the galloper drew well with gate seven in today’s barrier draw. Yesterday Perth Racing released the field for this year’s $1 million Group 1 Railway Stakes (1600m) with a capacity 16-starter, four-emergency list…

Jetconi the 2011 Wodonga Cup winner

Jetconi the 2011 Wodonga Cup winner

While the betting on the 2011 Wodonga Cup was wide open, Jetconi $8,  made a one act affair of the race. It was Jetconi’s second Wodonga Cup having survived a protest to maintain the 2010 running. Between Cups, Jetconi had placed in two city races but didn’t win a race in 15 starts. It all…

Our Skeeta Targets Postponed Moe Cup 2011

Our Skeeta Targets Postponed Moe Cup 2011

Emerging country Victorian galloper Our Skeeta has earned a shot at the 2011 Moe Cup after handing Ian Jones, who is based in Moe and works part-time as a plumber to help fund his humble horse training operation, their debut metro win at Sandown Hillside on Wednesday. Four-year-old Freeze gelding Our Skeeta took their career…

City On Song For Spring

City On Song For Spring

Bel Esprit filly City Of Song staked her early claims for a spring carnival assault with a hard-fought win in the Blue Sapphire Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday. Prepared by local trainer John Moloney, two-year-old City Of Song ($6) added a second victory to her four-start career record beating home The New Boy in the…