News About Makybe Diva

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.

Desert Jeuney will step up to 2500m in Saturday’s Listed Pakenham Cup. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

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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.

Trainer Darren Weir is confident that Prince Of Penzance will race well in the Melbourne Cup at Flemington on Tuesday. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Prince Of Penzance 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 remains a dominant favourite in 2015 Melbourne Cup betting markets. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Fame Game was stamped as a leading Melbourne Cup contender as soon as connections ...

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.

Ace hoop Glen Boss is hoping to pick up a ride in ...

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.

Trainer Wayne Hawkes is hopeful of an improved La Amistad in Saturday’s ...

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 will have the chance to record a third straight win when she contests the 2015 Sunline Stakes at Moonee Valley on Friday night. Photo by: Sarah Ebbett

Suavito has been a consistent performer ...

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.

Makybe Diva’s half brother Rodway will run against De Little Engine (pictured, outside) in the KS Environmental Handicap at Sandown. ...

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.

Glen Boss rode Who Shot Thebarman to third in the Melbourne Cup. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Boss partnered superstar Makybe Diva in ...

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.

Lucia Valentina is the horse to beat in Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup 2014 field according to rival Japanese trainer ...

2014 Cox Plate Favourites: Can Fawkner Break the Hoodoo?

2014 Cox Plate Favourites: Can Fawkner Break the Hoodoo?

Cox Plate favourites have won just two of the past 10 editions of Australasia’s weight-for-age championship so can Fawkner break the hoodoo and salute for the punters on Saturday in the Moonee Valley classic?

Fawkner (inside) is looking to become the seventh horse in the past 30 years to complete the Caulfield Stakes – Cox Plate double. Photo: Race Horse ...