News About Littorio

You’re So Good Ready for 2013 Vinery Stud Stakes Test

You’re So Good Ready for 2013 Vinery Stud Stakes Test

While much of the attention will be on the likes of Group 1 winner Norzita, Gai Waterhouse’s former star juvenile Driefontein and NZ Derby winning raider Habibi in this Saturday’s Vinery Stud Stakes 2013 one filly flying under the radar ahead of the Golden Slipper Day feature is the Nigel Blackiston-trained You’re So Good.

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Makybe Diva Stakes 2012 Form Guide & Betting Preview

Makybe Diva Stakes 2012 Form Guide & Betting Preview

A field bursting with spring superstars will line up in Saturday’s 2012 Makybe Diva Stakes at Flemington Racecourse and to help you back the winner below we have the Races.com.au’s exclusive Makybe Diva Stakes form guide and betting preview.

Second Effort is the only horse coming into the 2012 Makybe Diva Stakes this year via the Lawrence Stakes

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Manawanui Dominates Victoria Derby 2011 Betting & Odds

Manawanui Dominates Victoria Derby 2011 Betting & Odds

Following their commanding Moonee Valley win over the weekend, Ron Leemon’s progressive young stayer Manawanui has deservedly reserved their spot at the top of the odds for this Saturday’s 2011 Victoria Derby, but can they break the hoodoo of Vase winners in the Melbourne Cup Carnival classic?

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2011 Caulfield Cup Second Declarations Leaves 80 Contenders

2011 Caulfield Cup Second Declarations Leaves 80 Contenders

The likely 2011 Caulfield Cup field became a little clearer this afternoon with Racing Victoria taking second declarations for the famous staying showdown to run on October 15 this spring carnival.

2011 Caulfield Cup favourite December Draw is one of 80 second acceptors

Today the number of gallopers heading towards a start in the $2.5 million Group 1 BMW Caulfield ...

Americain Heads Melbourne Cup 2011 Weights

Americain Heads Melbourne Cup 2011 Weights

Defending champion Americain has been allocated the 58kg top-weight for the 2011 Melbourne Cup, Racing Victoria’s chief handicapper Greg Carpenter announcing the handicaps for the famous Flemington feature at a press conference today.

Defending Melbourne Cup winner Americain is the top-weighted entry for 2011

Alain De Royer Dupre’s reigning Melbourne Cup winner, the French-trained Americain sits at the top ...

Major 2011 Spring Carnival Contender Littorio Retired

Major 2011 Spring Carnival Contender Littorio Retired

A horse tipped to be a major player in the upcoming elite level features in Melbourne this spring, dual Group 1 winner and grand old galloper Littorio has been retired from racing just over a week after making a victorious return for the season at Flemington.

Dual Group 1 winner Littorio has been retired from racing at the age of ...

Littorio Leads Caulfield Cup 2011 Ballot & First Declarations

Littorio Leads Caulfield Cup 2011 Ballot & First Declarations

Connections of last Saturday’s upset Makybe Diva Stakes winner have opted to keep Littorio in contention for the 2011 Caulfield Cup, the seven-year-old now sitting at the top of the ballot for the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival’s $2.5 million handicap showdown next month.

Littorio is the only horse still in contention for the 2011 Caulfield Cup to be ...

Littorio Upsets Makybe Diva and Caulfield Cup Betting 2011

Littorio Upsets Makybe Diva and Caulfield Cup Betting 2011

Littorio caused a boilover in the Makybe Diva Stakes at Flemington

A boilover result in Saturday’s $300,000 Group 2 Makybe Diva Stakes (1600m) at Flemington has seen fairy-tale winner Littorio earn a ballot exemption into the 2011 Caulfield Cup, upsetting the ante-post odds on the Melbourne Spring Carnival features.

Nigel Blackiston’s Bellotto seven-year-old Littorio resumed after nearly 500 ...

2011 Caulfield Cup Start for Makybe Diva Stakes Winner

2011 Caulfield Cup Start for Makybe Diva Stakes Winner

The first race offering a Caulfield Cup 2011 ballot exemption will take centre stage at Flemington Racecourse this Saturday, the $300,000 Group 2 Makybe Diva Stakes (1600m) shaping up as a scintillating spring showdown with Caulfield Cup favourite Lights Of Heaven leading the field.

Lights Of Heaven is out to become just the third mare in the past 20 years ...

Mares Represent in Makybe Diva Stakes 2011 Field

Mares Represent in Makybe Diva Stakes 2011 Field

Only two mares have been accepted as part of the 16-horse final field for the race named in honour of arguably Australia’s greatest ever female racehorse, the 2011 Makybe Diva Stakes, with early Caulfield and Melbourne Cup favourite Lights Of Heaven and former AJC Oaks winner Once Were Wild to face off at Flemington.

Lights Of Heaven is ...