News About King Diamond

Rawiller Shoots for 4th Ballarat Cup Win

Rawiller Shoots for 4th Ballarat Cup Win

On Sunday jockey Brad Rawiller will shoot for his fourth consecutive win in the $200,000 Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m), this year partnering the Darren Weir-trained Hurdy Gurdy Man. Rawiller has dominated the Ballarat Cup in recent years and will look to continue his winning association with the race this weekend with recent Hamilton Cup winner…

Ballarat Cup Field 2013 Released

Ballarat Cup Field 2013 Released

A capacity field has been accepted to face off in the 2013 Ballarat Cup in Victoria this Sunday with 18 confirmed starters plus two emergencies lying in wait. Set to run as Ballarat Race 8 at 4:19pm (AEST), the $200,000 Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m) is shaping up as an open affair with plenty of livewire…

Bumper 2013 Ballarat Cup Nominations Taken

Bumper 2013 Ballarat Cup Nominations Taken

A big list of gallopers are fighting for a spot in Sunday’s Ballarat Cup 2013 in Victoria this weekend after nominations for the black type clash were taken today. There are 30 horses making up the early entries for this year’s $200,000 Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m) including the defending champion King Diamond. Jarred McLean’s Danewin…

SA Derby Winner Escado Included in 2013 Andrew Ramsden Stakes Field

SA Derby Winner Escado Included in 2013 Andrew Ramsden Stakes Field

Mornington trainer Matt Laurie has backflipped on plans to send South Australian Derby winner Escado to the paddock and has instead accepted with the young stayer in Saturday’s 2013 Andrew Ramsden Stakes (3200m) at Flemington. Laurie said the way the three-year-old had come through the race made pressing on to this weekend an easy decision. “We…

Banca Mo Shortens Following Scratchings – 2013 Warrnambool Cup Betting

Banca Mo Shortens Following Scratchings – 2013 Warrnambool Cup Betting

Already a short-priced favourite in a big 2013 Warrnambool Cup (2350m) field, Tasmanian gelding Banca Mo has shortened further following some key scratchings from the $200,000 event. Mick Kent’s import Tac De Boistron has been withdrawn from the race as has Robert Smerdon’s Black And Bent. The scratchings have seen Banca Mo firm into $2.80 as…

You Bolts Towards Boxing Day’s Christmas Stakes 2012

You Bolts Towards Boxing Day’s Christmas Stakes 2012

Improving Warrnambool-based sprinter Youbolt is on the path to riches in Melbourne this summer season with trainer Jarrod McLean leaning towards the 2012 Christmas Stakes on Boxing Day at Caulfield over New Year’s Day’s Standish Handicap 2013 at Flemington. The five-year-old Exceed And Excel gelding is a veteran of 33 starts, their opening five runs…

2013 Bagot Handicap Aim for King Diamond

2013 Bagot Handicap Aim for King Diamond

Jarrod McLean’s recent Ballarat Cup winner King Diamond’s next assignment has been scheduled for New Year’s Day with the Bagot Handicap 2013 at Victoria’s premier racecourse, Flemington, on the agenda. The Danewin six-year-old, formerly with Mark Kavangh for their opening 14 career starts which included a in the Listed Roy Higgins Handicap (2600m) at Flemington…

Unusual Suspect NZ Bound After 2012 Werribee Cup Win

Unusual Suspect NZ Bound After 2012 Werribee Cup Win

Michael Kent’s veteran American import Unusual Suspect finally broke a two year losing streak with a narrow victory in Sunday’s Werribee Cup 2012, a staying performance that could see them head across the Tasman targeting some of New Zealand’s longer distanced features before retirement. The eight-year-old Unusual Heat stallion hadn’t won a race since their…

Doctor Fremantle’s Perth Cup 2013 Operation

Doctor Fremantle’s Perth Cup 2013 Operation

One of four interstate entries for the 2013 Perth Cup on January 1, former European galloper Doctor Fremantle will be out to break a lengthy three year winning drought when they run at Flemington this weekend in the lead-up to their trip west. Currently prepared by Mornington horseman Sam Pritchard-Gordon the eight-year-old Sadler’s Wells stallion…

Werribee Cup 2012 – Final Field and Barrier Draw

Werribee Cup 2012 – Final Field and Barrier Draw

Just seven horses will contest Sunday’s Listed 2012 Werribee Cup (2600m) with Melbourne Cup runner Unusual Suspect to carry the topweight of 60.5kg. The Michael Kent-trained import has drawn barrier five and will be out to back up a strong third-place performance in the Sandown Cup last month. King Diamond will be out to score…