News About McEwen Stakes

Flamberge First-Up in 2017 Sir John Monash Stakes

Flamberge First-Up in 2017 Sir John Monash Stakes

Star Victorian horseman Darren Weir has identified Saturday week’s Sir John Monash Stakes 2017 as the likely first-up target for his rising eight-year-old Flamberge. Three-time Group 1 winner Flamberge hasn’t raced since his close eighth when just over three lengths beaten home by the winner Silent Sedition at Moonee Valley in the Group 1 William…

2016 Moir Stakes Target for McEwen Winner Wild Rain

2016 Moir Stakes Target for McEwen Winner Wild Rain

Former Melbourne Cup winning trainer Mark Kavanagh has named the Moir Stakes in three weeks’ time as the next major aim for his smart mare Wild Rain after her smart McEwen Stakes 2016 win at Moonee Valley. A field of eight lined-up in the $200,000 Group 2 McEwen Stakes (1000m) on Dato’ Tan Chin Nam…

2016 McEwen Stakes Betting Tips & Update

2016 McEwen Stakes Betting Tips & Update

Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes Day runs in Melbourne today with two Group 2 features on the Moonee Valley card including the McEwen Stakes 2016, betting tips and the latest odds for which are found below. Due to run as Moonee Valley Race 5 at 2:50pm (AEST) this afternoon, the $200,000 Group 2 Mitty’s Racing…

2016 Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes Day Scratchings

2016 Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes Day Scratchings

A capacity field remains in check to face off in the Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes 2016 this afternoon in Melbourne following the official Moonee Valley scratchings for the latest Victorian Spring Racing Carnival meeting. It is an overcast but mainly fine day in Melbourne today and with nearly no chance of rainfall until this…

Heatherly to Carry Benefit into McEwen Stakes

Heatherly to Carry Benefit into McEwen Stakes

Co-trainer Simon Zahra is confident that talented mare Heatherly will prove very tough to beat when she lines up for the Group 2 McEwen Stakes (1000m) at Moonee Valley on Saturday. Heatherly has been a standout through a reasonably light but impressive racing career so far; posting five wins and a further four minors through…

Newitt After 2016 McEwen Stakes Upset on O’Malley

Newitt After 2016 McEwen Stakes Upset on O’Malley

Jockey Craig Newitt is chasing an upset win in the McEwen Stakes 2016 at Moonee Valley Racecourse this weekend aboard Cranbourne-trained galloper O’Malley. Two years ago Newitt placed second in the sprint showdown on Lankan Rupee who was beaten first-up by Angelic Light (2014) despite jumping odds-on favourite at $1.22. Last Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival…

2016 McEwen Stakes Field & Betting Odds Released

2016 McEwen Stakes Field & Betting Odds Released

The key support act on the Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes Day card at Moonee Valley Racecourse this Saturday is the McEwen Stakes 2016, the final field and betting markets for the short-distance sprint now out. Due to run as Moonee Valley Race 5 at 2:50pm (AEST), this year’s $200,000 Group 2 Mitty’s Racing Colours…

Heatherly Heads 2016 McEwen Stakes Nominations

Heatherly Heads 2016 McEwen Stakes Nominations

The Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra-trained Heatherly is the top-rated of the McEwen Stakes 2016 nominations for the key Moonee Valley support act this Saturday in Melbourne. Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes Day features two Group highlights including the weight-for-age $200,000 Group 2 Mitty’s McEwen Stakes (1000m) that attracted 15 sprinters at nomination stage on…

Lumosty among nominations for 2015 Caulfield Sprint

Lumosty among nominations for 2015 Caulfield Sprint

Trainer Robert Smerdon’s smart mare Lumosty is among the nominations for the Group 2 $200,000 Perri Cutten Caulfield Sprint (1000m) at Caulfield on Saturday. Lumosty is one of twenty-one sprinters entered in the Caulfield Sprint and will be having her first race start since running third to Srikandi in the Group 1 $500,000 Sky Racing…

Chautauqua Too Good in 2015 McEwen Stakes – Results

Chautauqua Too Good in 2015 McEwen Stakes – Results

The Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes-trained returning Group 1 sprinter Chautauqua was far too good for his rivals first-up at Moonee Valley on Saturday scoring an impressive late win in the McEwen Stakes 2015. Winner of the Group 1 TJ Smith Stakes (1200m) in Sydney during April’s The Championships, the now five-year-old Encosta De Lago…