News About La Amistad

Sonntag In Great Order for Ballarat Cup

Sonntag In Great Order for Ballarat Cup

Sonntag was unlucky to be ruled out of a trip to New Zealand after pulling up with soreness following his run in the Geelong Cup in October, but is reportedly returned to peak condition leading into Saturday’s 2015 Ballarat Cup (2200m). A Group 1 winner having taken out the 2014 edition of the Queensland Derby…

Our Ivanhowe Tops 2015 Naturalism Stakes Field & Weights

Our Ivanhowe Tops 2015 Naturalism Stakes Field & Weights

Lee & Anthony Freedman’s Melbourne Cup-bound German import Our Ivanhowe will carry the top weight in a capacity Naturalism Stakes 2015 field at Caulfield Racecourse this weekend in Melbourne. Running as Caulfield Race 8 at 4:45pm (AEST), this year’s $150,000 Group 3 Bendigo Bank East Malvern MRC Foundation Cup (2000m) is formerly known as the…

La Amistad On Song for Latest Melbourne Cup Lead-Up

La Amistad On Song for Latest Melbourne Cup Lead-Up

Co-trainer Wayne Hawkes is confident the team’s proven two miler La Amistad is on track for a 2015 Melbourne Cup bid this spring with the mare’s campaign to continue at Caulfield Racecourse this weekend. Winner of the Listed Ramsden Stakes (3200m), Flemington’s other two mile race, back in May the six-year-old daughter of Redoute’s Choice…

Taiyoo Tops 2015 Slickpix Stakes Nominations

Taiyoo Tops 2015 Slickpix Stakes Nominations

Darren Weir’s genuine stayer Taiyoo is the highest rated of the Slickpix Stakes 2015 nominations taken for the Caulfield black-type running this weekend in the opening Group 1 race meet of the season. One of the support acts of Memsie Stakes Day, this year’s $120,000 Listed Slickpix Stakes (1700m) has attracted a large number of…

Hawkes Hopeful of Improved La Amistad in Andrew Ramsden Stakes

Hawkes Hopeful of Improved La Amistad in Andrew Ramsden Stakes

La Amistad appeared on track for a return to the winner’s circle before failing to produce anything of a turn of foot at Morphettville last weekend, but trainer Wayne Hawkes is hopeful the mare will produce over two miles in Saturday’s Listed Andrew Ramsden Stakes at Flemington. Having jumped from the gates well, jockey Todd…

Tall Ship Tops Warrnambool Cup 2015 Betting Odds

Tall Ship Tops Warrnambool Cup 2015 Betting Odds

One of three horses prepared by last year’s winning trainer Darren Weir, Tall Ship has opened top of the odds to take out Thursday’s 2015 Warrnambool Cup in country Victoria. The highlight of the annual Warrnambool Racing Carnival, this year’s $200,000 Listed Sungold Milk Warrnambool Cup (2350m) features a final field of 15 stayers. Twelve…

2015 Warrnambool Cup Field Features Tooleybuc Kid

2015 Warrnambool Cup Field Features Tooleybuc Kid

This Thursday the always-popular Warrnambool Cup 2015 takes centre stage at Warrnambool Racecourse and one of the sure-to-be favourites in the official field is the Darren Weir-trained Tooleybuc Kid. Last Warrnambool Racing Carnival the local Wangoom-based Weir enjoyed seven winners that saw him score a $41,000 Mercedes, which was on offer to any trainer who…

Tanby Tops 2015 Warrnambool Cup Nominations & Weights

Tanby Tops 2015 Warrnambool Cup Nominations & Weights

Mick Cerchi’s veteran galloper Tanby is out to improve on a failed last start run in the Pakenham Cup having been nominated for Thursday’s Warrnambool Cup 2015. The Galileo eight-year-old, winner of the Group 2 Adelaide Cup (3200m) on March 9 is one of 24 nominations for this week’s $200,000 Listed Sungold Milk Warrnambool Cup…

2015 Sunline Stakes Tips & Selections

2015 Sunline Stakes Tips & Selections

Tonight the major support race on the William Reid Stakes night program is the Sunline Stakes 2015, betting tips for the fillies-and-mares’ feature detailed below. Running one race before the Group 1 William Reid Stakes (1200m), this year’s $200,000 Group 2 Sunline Stakes (1600m) is due to jump as Race 6 at 9:15pm (AEDT) and…

Noble Protector Featured in 2015 Sunline Stakes Field

Noble Protector Featured in 2015 Sunline Stakes Field

Just 10 fillies and mares will run over a mile at Moonee Valley on Friday night in the Group 2 Sunline Stakes (1600m). The Robert Smerdon-trained Noble Protector is the runner with the highest handicap rating after the five-year-old mare won the Group 3 Schweppervescence Trophy (1600m) two weeks ago. She resumed in the race…