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2011 Blazer Stakes Field, Form & Odds

2011 Blazer Stakes Field, Form & Odds

The Blazer Stakes 2011 is one of the top Group features on a crack eight-event programme at Flemington this Sunday, the mares-only race this year attracting a capacity field. Running as Flemington Race 4 at 12:15pm (local time) on Sunday, the $200,000 Group 2 Blazer Stakes (1400m) will be contested by 16 starters with first…

Spring Carnival Dream Gets Underway in Let’s Elope Stakes 2011

Spring Carnival Dream Gets Underway in Let’s Elope Stakes 2011

The dream of having a runner in one of the ‘Big Three’ Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival showdowns for Mornington horseman Dean Binaisse begins at Flemington this weekend as he prepares to saddle up his ace acquisition Dreamaway in the $200,000 Group 2 Let’s Elope Stakes (1400m). More Than Ready mare Dreamaway was formerly trained by…

Betting Hits the Wall for 2011 Challenge Stakes

Betting Hits the Wall for 2011 Challenge Stakes

Last year’s Emirates Stakes winner Wall Street has opened favourite to defeat the likes of Rosehill Guineas hero Jimmy Choux and early 2011 Melbourne Cup tip Scarlett Lady in the Makfi Challenge Stakes 2011 at Hastings in New Zealand this Saturday. Despite taking place across the Tasman, the Group 1 Makfi Challenge Stakes (1400m) will…

Kiwi Cup Winners on Course for Melbourne Cup Carnival 2011

Kiwi Cup Winners on Course for Melbourne Cup Carnival 2011

Two former New Zealand Cup winners, My Scotsgrey and Showcause, are preparing for possible campaigns down under where the pair will target glory during Flemington’s 2011 Melbourne Cup Carnival. Prepared by father and son trainers Frank and Shaune Ritchie, Showcause and My Scotsgrey both showed off their spring potential in an exhibition gallop between races…

McDonald Weighs in on Melbourne Cup 2011

McDonald Weighs in on Melbourne Cup 2011

Kiwi riding marvel James McDonald is eagerly awaiting the biggest moment of his jockeying career, the 2011 Melbourne Cup, but to guarantee the mount on Queensland Oaks winner Scarlett Lady the ace apprentice must watch his weight. Graeme Rogerson’s boom Savabeel mare Scarlett Lady surged into contention to claim the iconic ‘Spring Cups’ double, emulating…

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…

2011 Cox Plate Right Fit for Jimmy Choux

2011 Cox Plate Right Fit for Jimmy Choux

Hastings-based New Zealand trainer John Bary is so confident that the Cox Plate 2011 is the ideal race for his gun four-year-old Jimmy Choux that he chose not to nominate the triple Group 1 winner for any of the other Melbourne Spring Carnival majors. Yesterday Racing Victoria took entries for the 2011 Caulfield Cup and…

Wall Street Wins Trial on Way to Cox Plate 2011

Wall Street Wins Trial on Way to Cox Plate 2011

Jeff Lynds’ talented Kiwi galloper Wall Street kicked off their 2011 Cox Plate campaign in style, the rising seven-year-old winning a barrier trail at Otaki this week. One of the top weight-for-age performers going around, Montjeu gelding Wall Street is being prepared to make the trip to Victoria for the 2011 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival…

Keep The Peace Leads Kiwi Riot in Myer Classic 2011

Keep The Peace Leads Kiwi Riot in Myer Classic 2011

There is set to be a strong Kiwi invasion at this year’s Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival with a talented contingent of New Zealand-trained mares heading towards the 2011 Myer Classic at Flemington, including the Shaune Ritchie-trained Keep The Peace. Cambridge-based Ritchie is planning an ambitious spring carnival campaign for his rising Keeper five-year-old, Keep The…

2011 Ranvet Stakes Form – Rosehill March 19

2011 Ranvet Stakes Form – Rosehill March 19

The 2011 Ranvet Stakes will take place as Race 5 this Coolmore Classic Day at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse on March 19, 2011, and here you will find the best 2011 Ranvet Stakes form guide. The Group 1 Ranvet Stakes is worth $400,000 and is a weight-for-age race open to horses aged three-years-old and upwards. Run…