News About Kumaon

Top Sprinters In 2015 TJ Smith Stakes First Acceptances

Top Sprinters In 2015 TJ Smith Stakes First Acceptances

The 2015 T.J. Smith Stakes first acceptances have been released and the majority of the best sprinters in Australia all remain on track to contest the Group 1 event at Royal Randwick on the opening day of The Championships. Lankan Rupee stamped himself as the highest-rated sprinter in the world with an explosive victory in…

2015 Newmarket Handicap Unlikely for Jimando

2015 Newmarket Handicap Unlikely for Jimando

Adelaide’s Tony McEvoy has confirmed his last start Morphettville Parks winner Jimando is unlikely to run in the Newmarket Handicap 2015 in Melbourne this autumn despite being nominated for the classic this week. The five-year-old Commands gelding is one of 57 official entries for the $1 million Group 1 Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) running at…

2015 CF Orr Stakes Being Strongly Considered for Kumaon

2015 CF Orr Stakes Being Strongly Considered for Kumaon

Both the Group 1 CF Orr Stakes (1400m) and Group 1 Futurity Stakes (1400m) are being strongly considered as first-up runs for Kumaon. Trainer John O’Shea has earmarked the two races – both over 1400 metres at Caulfield in February – as suitable starts to the three-year-old colt’s autumn campaign. Kumaon found minor success during…

Kumaon Begins 2015 Australian Guineas Preparation

Kumaon Begins 2015 Australian Guineas Preparation

Three-year-old colt Kumaon delivered a solid jumpout at Werribee on Friday morning, pleasing trainer John O’Shea. Kumaon settled midfield and despite not being asked to do too much work on his first public appearance since October last year, the colt held his ground in the straight to be beaten around two and a half lengths…

Can Wandjina Justify Gai’s Faith In The Cox Plate?

Can Wandjina Justify Gai’s Faith In The Cox Plate?

Trainer Gai Waterhouse has been adamant that Wandjina can win the 2014 Cox Plate, but is the inconsistent three-year-old a genuine contender in the Group 1 event at Moonee Valley tomorrow? Wandjina recorded just one race win as a two-year-old and he started his 2014 Spring Racing Carnival campaign in the Group 3 San Domenico…

2014 Caulfield Classic Tips & Selections

2014 Caulfield Classic Tips & Selections

The feature race for three-year-olds this weekend is the Group 3 Caulfield Classic (2000m), with betting tips set out below. It may just be a Group Three race, but the Caulfield Classic is offering up a lucrative $750,000 in prize-money, which means it has attracted a classy field of horses. There are 13 runners on…

2014 Caulfield Classic Betting Update

2014 Caulfield Classic Betting Update

A field of 13 three-year-olds are set to run in the 2014 Caulfield Classic this Saturday, offering punters a variety of betting options and the chance to back a winner. The Group 3 Caulfield Classic (2000m) is one of the supporting races on the Caulfield Cup Day schedule, with a lucrative $750,000 prize pool. So…

Kumaon Headlines 2014 Caulfield Classic Final Field

Kumaon Headlines 2014 Caulfield Classic Final Field

The Group 3 Caulfield Classic (2000m) field decreased dramatically on Wednesday, with the 102 nominations being cut to a final field of just 13. Some of spring racing’s best three-year-old’s will compete for the $750,000 Classic win this Saturday October 18, as part of Caulfield Cup Day. Headlining the classy field is the John O’Shea-trained…

Kumaon Jumping for Upset Caulfield Guineas Result

Kumaon Jumping for Upset Caulfield Guineas Result

Trainer John O’Shea knows the key to whether Godolphin-owned three-year-old Kumaon can score an upset 2014 Caulfield Guineas result will come down to his jump from the barriers this weekend. There are 14 hopefuls in the mix for Saturday’s $1 million Group 1 BECK Caulfield Guineas (1600m) including Kumaon who has drawn a favourable inside…

2014 Caulfield Guineas Form Guide & Betting Preview

2014 Caulfield Guineas Form Guide & Betting Preview

This Saturday the season’s leading middle distance three-year-olds will face off in the Caulfield Guineas 2014, a detailed form guide and betting preview for which is detailed below. There are 14 three-year-old colts and geldings in the mix for this year’s $1 million Group 1 BECK Caulfield Guineas (1600m), the race due to jump at…