News About Makfi Challenge Stakes

2015 Cox Plate – Melbourne Cup Double for Pondarosa Miss

2015 Cox Plate – Melbourne Cup Double for Pondarosa Miss

Peter Hollinshead’s classy Kiwi mare Pondarosa Miss is set to campaign at home in New Zealand early this prep before heading down under to target the Cox PlateMelbourne Cup 2015 double.

Contributer is co-favourite in early 2015 Cox Plate betting at Moonee Valley this October. Photo: Steve Hart.

A winner of five of her 17 career starts ...

2014 Cox Plate Campaign for Cauthen

2014 Cox Plate Campaign for Cauthen

Set to return from a lengthy injury-enforced injury shortly, Andrew Campbell’s Kiwi colt Cauthen will look to emulate fellow New Zealander Ocean Park with a Cox Plate 2014 victory this spring.

Kiwi youngster Cauthen is back in work and targeting the 2014 Cox Plate down under this spring. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Like the Gary Hennessy-trained Ocean ...

Kiwi Star Sangster 2013 Melbourne Cup Bound

Kiwi Star Sangster 2013 Melbourne Cup Bound

Cambridge-based horseman Trent Busuttin has confirmed his former Victoria Derby winner Sangster will kick off their new season campaign at home in New Zealand before travelling across the Tasman once again this time for a shot at the Melbourne Cup 2013.

2011 Victoria Derby winner Sangster will target the Caulfield Cup - Melbourne Cup double this spring. Photo: Taron ...

Ocean Park in 2012 Cox Plate Betting Ballpark

Ocean Park in 2012 Cox Plate Betting Ballpark

Gary Hennessy’s smart Kiwi galloper Ocean Park put themselves firmly in Cox Plate 2012 contention in this spring after a successful four-year-old debut back home in the Makfi Challenge Stakes at Hastings in New Zealand on the weekend.

The Thorn Park stallion has now won four of their eight career starts, two of those runs having been on Aussie ...

Betting Hits the Wall for 2011 Challenge Stakes

Betting Hits the Wall for 2011 Challenge Stakes

Last year’s Emirates Stakes winner Wall Street has opened favourite to defeat the likes of Rosehill Guineas hero Jimmy Choux and early 2011 Melbourne Cup tip Scarlett Lady in the Makfi Challenge Stakes 2011 at Hastings in New Zealand this Saturday.

Jimmy Choux is the second favourite in the Challenge Stakes betting markets

Despite taking place across the Tasman, the ...