News About Macedon Lodge

Assign Wins Neville Sellwood Stakes

Assign Wins Neville Sellwood Stakes

Assign has justified a decision to run at Rosehill Gardens this afternoon with a strong performance for success in the Group 3 Neville Sellwood Stakes (2000m). Assign was a duel acceptor in both the Neville Sellwood Stakes and the Ladbrokes Mornington Cup in Victoria, but Macedon Lodge elected to saddle the horse on the rain-soaked…

Big Duke Wins NE Manion Cup on Protest

Big Duke Wins NE Manion Cup on Protest

Big Duke has successfully won a protest to be crowned the 2017 NE Manion Cup winner at Rosehill Gardens this afternoon. The Macedon Lodge-saddled Our Century was first past the post in the NE Manion Cup, however stewards found that the horse had shifted our and into Big Duke’s racing line in the final straight…

Almandin Leads 2016 Zipping Classic Nominations

Almandin Leads 2016 Zipping Classic Nominations

Fifteen stayers have been included in 2016 Zipping Classic nominations; highlighted by the pending appearance of some of the Spring Carnival’s standout performers including Melbourne Cup winner Almandin. Almandin has been a strong and consistent performer throughout his entire racing career so far but has undoubtedly returned to racing in career-best form this time. Placing…

Bondi Beach’s 2016 Melbourne Cup Odds Firm

Bondi Beach’s 2016 Melbourne Cup Odds Firm

Bondi Beach’s 2016 Melbourne Cup odds have continued to firm following Saturday’s barrier draw, and the Irish raider is now sole occupant of the fourth line of betting at a $9.50 quote. One of four runners for Macedon Lodge in the race that stops a nation this year, Bondi Beach was available to punters at…

Early 2016 Melbourne Cup Tips

Early 2016 Melbourne Cup Tips

Macedon Lodge runner Bondi Beach is on top of early 2016 Melbourne Cup tips, following the completion of the final field and barrier draw for the feature race on Tuesday, this evening. Twenty-four of the world’s best stayers will line up at Flemington Racecourse at 3pm local time on Tuesday for the Melbourne Cup 2016;…

2016 Melbourne Cup Barrier Draw Completed

2016 Melbourne Cup Barrier Draw Completed

The 2016 Melbourne Cup barrier draw has been completed and released; confirming alleys for all twenty-four stayers confirmed in the final field for the world’s richest two-mile race. Race favourite Hartnell’s incredible run of form culminated in second in the Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) last weekend and has been allocated the central Melbourne Cup…

2016 Melbourne Cup Field Confirmed

2016 Melbourne Cup Field Confirmed

A talented and capacity list of twenty-four stayers has been confirmed to descend on Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday, following the official release of the 2016 Melbourne Cup field this afternoon. Godolphin runner Hartnell has returned to racing in career-best form this season and remains a clear favourite to post his best ever result this week…

Bendigo Cup an Option for Herbert Power Stakes Winner Assign

Bendigo Cup an Option for Herbert Power Stakes Winner Assign

Assign has completed and impressive start-to-finish performance to take out the Group 2 Herbert Power Stakes (2400m) at Caulfield Racecourse this afternoon. Assign lined up for the Herbert Power Stakes an outright $3.10 favourite in betting markets with online bookie , and the import did his chances of success no harm when he jumped well…

Shinn Booked for Gallante in 2016 Melbourne Cup Field

Shinn Booked for Gallante in 2016 Melbourne Cup Field

Sydney-based Jockey Blake Shinn has secured a shot at winning a second ‘Loving Trophy’ booked for the ride on Sydney Cup winner Gallante in the Melbourne Cup 2016 field on November 1. Shinn rode the late, great ‘Cups King’ Bart Cummings’ final Melbourne Cup winner Viewed back in 2008 and chases another winning ride in…

The United States Leads 2016 Naturalism Stakes Nominations

The United States Leads 2016 Naturalism Stakes Nominations

Early co-favourite for the Caulfield Cup The United States is the headline stayer among the Naturalism Stakes 2016 nominations for this weekend in Melbourne. Two Group races highlight the Caulfield Racecourse program on Saturday including the $150,000 Group 3 Naturalism Stakes (2000m) that offers a ballot exemption for the winner into the $3 million Group…