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2015 Melbourne Cup Favourite Fame Game Can Deliver

2015 Melbourne Cup Favourite Fame Game Can Deliver

Connections of 2015 Melbourne Cup favourite Fame Game are confident that he can live up to the hype and salute in the Group 1 event at Flemington on Tuesday. Fame Game was stamped as a leading Melbourne Cup contender as soon as connections confirmed that he would make the trip to Australia following his second…

Let’s Make Adeal Targets 2015 Spring Cups

Let’s Make Adeal Targets 2015 Spring Cups

Nigel Blackiston has his eyes set on a big Caulfield Cup – Melbourne Cup 2015 campaign this spring with his classy mare Let’s Make Adeal who was balloted out of the staying classics last year. Last seen running fourth to Jetset Lad in the Group 2 Brisbane Cup (2200m) at Doomben on June 6, the…

Let’s Make Adeal to Focus on 2015 Spring Carnival

Let’s Make Adeal to Focus on 2015 Spring Carnival

Trainer Nigel Blackiston has revealed that Let’s Make Adeal, granddaughter of the great Let’s Elope, will not contest any of the major races in Melbourne or Sydney during the autumn. The mare will instead be solely focused on next year’s spring carnival in Melbourne. The five-year-old mare will run a very light campaign in the…

Williams Confident in 2014 Caulfield Cup Duo

Williams Confident in 2014 Caulfield Cup Duo

Co-owner Nick Williams knows the odds are against them for Saturday’s Caulfield Cup 2014 but he remains confident the stable’s duo of Green Moon and Sea Moon can give the better fancied horses a run for their money. A capacity field of stayers faces off in this year’s $3 million Group 1 Crown Golden Ale…

Let’s Make a Melbourne Cup 2014 Deal – Blackiston

Let’s Make a Melbourne Cup 2014 Deal – Blackiston

Local Flemington-based trainer Nigel Blackiston is looking to go all the way to the 2014 Melbourne Cup at his home track on the first Tuesday of November with his Sydney Cup graduate Let’s Make Adeal. The Red Ransom mare, a grand-daughter to 1991 Melbourne Cup winner Let’s Elope, caught the eye at the course on…

Outback Joe Bred for 2014 Melbourne Cup Win

Outback Joe Bred for 2014 Melbourne Cup Win

This spring Nigel Blackiston has his sights set on a Melbourne Cup 2014 victory with Adelaide Cup winner Outback Joe who is out to emulate his champion dam Let’s Elope in the ‘race that stops a nation’. Bart Cummings’ New Zealand-bred Let’s Elope became the first mare in over 50 years to complete the iconic…

Outback Joe Claims 2014 Adelaide Cup With Strong Staying Performance

Outback Joe Claims 2014 Adelaide Cup With Strong Staying Performance

In form hoop Chad Schofield claimed his second major race win in three days when he steered tough stayer Outback Joe to victory in the 2014 Adelaide Cup at Morphettville this afternoon. Schofield positioned Outback Joe just off the pace in the early stages of the race, while pre-race favourites Big Memory and Cooldini took…

$1 million Bonus Up For Grabs at 2013 Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival

$1 million Bonus Up For Grabs at 2013 Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival

Racing Victoria have thrown out an enticing proposition ahead of the 2013 Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival with a Group 1 Triple Crown Series launched offering a $1 million bonus. The $1 million bonus will be available to any horse that can achieve success in the Black Caviar Lightning, Oakleigh Plate and Newmarket Handicap or alternatively…

Refusal Shows Right Form for Melbourne Cup

Refusal Shows Right Form for Melbourne Cup

Local Flemington-based trainer Nigel Blackiston is looking towards the spring and specifically the Melbourne Cup with a renewed eagerness after his promising three-year-old Right Of Refusal showed potential as a genuine Cups contender with a win on Anzac Day. Refuse To Bend gelding Right Of Refusal, purchased for just $18,000 as a yearling, enjoyed their…