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2009 MYER Classic Final Field & Barrier Draw

2009 MYER Classic Final Field & Barrier Draw

The final field and barriers for this Saturday’s Group 1 $500 000 Myer Classic (1600m) were released this morning.

The weight-for-age event looks to be a heated rematch between star females Typhoon Tracy and Hot Danish, following Hot Danish’s loss to the former in the Group 2 Tristarc Stakes (1400m) two weeks ago at Caulfield.

Hot Danish will start ...

Jolie’s Shinju Makes Comeback At Caulfield This Saturday

Jolie’s Shinju Makes Comeback At Caulfield This Saturday

Acceptances for this Saturday’s Caulfield Meeting have been released with a total of 142 starters attending the event.

The biggest story of the day however is the comeback of Singapore mare Jolie’s Shinju (JPN) which will be competing in the Group 2 Harrolds Stakes (1400m) under jockey Vlad Duric.

The mare had her worst career run last month in the ...

Spring Carnival Features – Jockeys Selected and International Entries Arrive

Spring Carnival Features – Jockeys Selected and International Entries Arrive

With the Melbourne Cup merely weeks away, the other major Victorian Spring Carnival feature races are now upon us. There have been many developments on the weekend in regards to jockey selections and the arrival of international contenders. As the spectators begin to pick out there outfits, here is some of the latest news for the punters keen to get ...

Second Declarations Narrow Down Spring Carnival Hopefuls

Second Declarations Narrow Down Spring Carnival Hopefuls

Tuesday saw the nominations and second declarations for the illustrious Victorian Spring Carnival features close, shortening the final field possibilities for the year’s most anticipated races.

The coveted Caulfield Cup and Cox Plate boast slightly higher numbers this year than at the same stage in 2008.

The 2009 BMW Caulfield Cup has 82 horses remaining in contention, including five international ...

First International Entrant Sets Hoof on Australian Turf

First International Entrant Sets Hoof on Australian Turf

Tomorrow will see the first international entry for the Melbourne Cup Carnival touch-down in Sydney from Singapore, ready to bring a foreign flavour to Australia’s most anticipated race meeting of the year.

Five-year-old mare Jolie’s Shinju, trained by Hideyuki Takaoka, boasts an admirable race record, winning her last four starts including the Group One Singapore Derby (2000m) and the Group ...