News About Makybe Diva

Winx Prize Money To Hit $12.77 Million With Win No. 17

Winx Prize Money To Hit $12.77 Million With Win No. 17

After Winx wins the 2017 Queen Elizabeth Stakes making it seventeen on the trot this afternoon in Sydney only triple Melbourne Cup winner Makybe Diva will sit higher than Chris Waller’s mare in the all-time prize money earners’ list. Makybe Diva retired after 36 career starts with $14,526,685 in prize money, a figure the current…

Pakenham Cup Distance a Concern for Desert Jeuney

Pakenham Cup Distance a Concern for Desert Jeuney

Desert Jeuney’s pedigree suggests that he should perform well at staying distances, however trainer Nigel Blackiston has revealed that he is unsure if the six-year-old will get the trip when he lines up for the Listed Pakenham Cup (2500m) on Saturday. By prominent sire Desert King, who most famously produced equine superstar Makybe Diva, Desert…

Weir hoping to get in the Melbourne Cup prizemoney with Prince Of Penzance

Weir hoping to get in the Melbourne Cup prizemoney with Prince Of Penzance

Melbourne’s leading trainer Darren Weir is confident that his tough stayer Prince Of Penzance can get amongst the prizemoney in the Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on Tuesday. Prince Of Penzance is rated as one of the outsiders of the twenty-four horse field at $81 with Ladbrokes.com.au but while Weir is…

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…

Boss Chases Japanese Melbourne Cup 2015 Ride

Boss Chases Japanese Melbourne Cup 2015 Ride

It may be four months out from the 2015 Melbourne Cup but already triple winning hoop in the ‘race that stops a nation’ Glen Boss has the feelers out for a ride in the Flemington classic and this year it is the Japanese who have caught his attention. Recently inducted into the Hall of Fame,…

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…

Suavito Headlines In 2015 Sunline Stakes Nominations

Suavito Headlines In 2015 Sunline Stakes Nominations

In-form mare Suavito has been included in the 2015 Sunline Stakes and is set to contest the Group 2 event at Moonee Valley on Friday night. Suavito has been a consistent performer since she made her racing debut in September of 2013, but she has gone to another level in the past six months and…

Makybe Diva’s Half-Brother in the Spotlight at Sandown

Makybe Diva’s Half-Brother in the Spotlight at Sandown

When you share the same mother as champion racehorse Makybe Diva and bring in $1.2 million in your yearling sale you’re going to be in the spotlight wherever you go, which is what four-year-old gelding Rodway has come to learn. These two factors have also set some unrealistic expectations on how he should perform and…

Protectionist Melbourne Cup Win Likened to Makybe Diva

Protectionist Melbourne Cup Win Likened to Makybe Diva

Glen Boss rode Who Shot Thebarman to third in the 2014 Melbourne Cup on Tuesday. The jockey may have missed out on a win to Protectionist, but had nothing but praise for the German raider. Boss partnered superstar Makybe Diva in all three of her Melbourne Cup victories from 2003-2005, and likened the finishing burst…

Lucia Valentina 2014 Melbourne Cup Horse to Beat

Lucia Valentina 2014 Melbourne Cup Horse to Beat

Japanese horseman Tomoyuki Umeda may be about to saddle-up the favourite in the Melbourne Cup 2014 field next Tuesday but he’s got an eye out for the local mare Lucia Valentina who he rates as the main danger to Admire Rakti. Heart’s Cry stallion Admire Rakti is the current $4.80 top fancy to become this…