News About Jim Conlan

Ferlax Targets Australian Cup 2014

Ferlax Targets Australian Cup 2014

Connections of Australian Guineas champ Ferlax have confirmed the miler, disappointing in their spring, will look to bounce back during the Melbourne Festival of Racing with the 2014 Australian Cup their grand final goal. Jim Conlan’s Pentire stallion was on fire this autumn gone winning three on the trot including the Group 1 Australian Guineas…

2013 Epsom Handicap Tips & Exotic Selections

2013 Epsom Handicap Tips & Exotic Selections

On Saturday a super field of milers is set to square off in Sydney’s Epsom Handicap 2013, tips for the big one at Royal Randwick detailed below for Races.com.au fans. This year’s $500,000 Group 1 The Star Epsom (1600m) is scheduled as the seventh race on a crack nine-race card, jumping at 4:05pm (AEST). Two…

Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2013 Betting Tips

Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2013 Betting Tips

Sunday sees the 2013 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes bring an elite weekend of sports and racing action to a close in Melbourne at Caulfield Racecourse, the Races.com.au team’s exclusive tips for the handicap clash detailed below. Racing Victoria is making us wait around until the last to catch this year’s $400,000 Group 1 Sir Rupert…

2013 McEwen Stakes Nominations for Dato Day

2013 McEwen Stakes Nominations for Dato Day

This Saturday Melbourne’s Moonee Valley Racecourse will light up for Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes Day, one of the key support races on the program being the McEwen Stakes 2013. Having drawn just nine early entries nominations for this year’s $175,000 Group 3 Mitty’s McEwen Stakes (1000m) have been extended until 10:00am (AEST) on Tuesday….

Epsom Handicap 2013 Nominations Released

Epsom Handicap 2013 Nominations Released

Nominations for a number of the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival majors were taken by Racing NSW today including those for 2013 Epsom Handicap at Royal Randwick on October 5 which attracted 105 early entries. As always it is a star studded list of nominees for this year’s $500,000 Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m), triple premiership…

Clear For 2013 Epsom Handicap Action

Clear For 2013 Epsom Handicap Action

While yet to confirm 100 percent whether they’re going to be there in the Epsom Handicap 2013 field this Sydney Spring Racing Carnival, Jim Conlan is happy with the weekend win of his Epsom entry Clear For Action in Melbourne. The imported former Singapore galloper, a three time international Group 1 runner-up, broke their maiden…

Broken Wins 2013 Aurie’s Star Handicap

Broken Wins 2013 Aurie’s Star Handicap

Darren Weir’s in-form Ballarat galloper Broken enjoyed their first Group race success at Flemington on the weekend taking out the Aurie’s Star Handicap 2013. The veteran Halo Homewrecker seven-year-old came off a nice third over the 1000m at Moonee Valley just seven days earlier and went out as a $10 chance in Saturday’s $150,000 Group…

2013 Aurie’s Star Handicap Betting Tips

2013 Aurie’s Star Handicap Betting Tips

This weekend Flemington Racecourse will be host to the Aurie’s Star Handicap 2013, and to help you back the winner of Melbourne’s first new season black type below are the Races.com.au tips on the spring carnival lead-up. The event runs as Race 7 at 3:10pm (AEST) on Saturday with this year’s $150,000 Group 3 Aurie’s…

Flemington Kick-Off for 2013 Cox Plate Hope Ferlax

Flemington Kick-Off for 2013 Cox Plate Hope Ferlax

Jim Conlan’s Australian Guineas winner Ferlax makes their four-year-old debut at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday as they head towards a shot at the Cox Plate 2013 this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. The talented Pentire stallion is one of 11 gallopers engaged in the $150,000 Group 3 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) this weekend, Ferlax drawn nicely…

2013 Aurie’s Star Handicap Field Announced

2013 Aurie’s Star Handicap Field Announced

Former WA star Luckygray leads a top field of spring sprinters kicking off carnival campaigns in the Aurie’s Star Handicap 2013 down the Flemington straight in Melbourne this Saturday. Now prepared by Robert Smerdon in Victoria, for whom they debut for on the weekend, the dual Group 1 winning Luckygray will carry the 60kg top-weight…