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Champion Jockey Douglas Whyte Booked for 2014 Caulfield Cup

Champion Jockey Douglas Whyte Booked for 2014 Caulfield Cup

Trainer Chris Waller has managed a major achievement after booking Hong Kong jockey Douglas Whyte to ride Junoob in the $3 million Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m).

Champion Hong Kong jockey Douglas Whyte will ride Junoob in the Caulfield Cup. Photo by Steve Hart.

Junoob emerged as a strong 2014 Caulfield Cup contender after displaying strong staying power to win ...

Dear Demi Takes Out 2014 Stocks Stakes

Dear Demi Takes Out 2014 Stocks Stakes

The Caulfield Cup odds of talented mare Dear Demi have been slashed after she upset Commanding Jewel to win the 2014 Stocks Stakes at Moonee Valley tonight.

Dear Demi will head to the Caulfield Stakes and the Caulfield Cup after taking out the 2014 Stocks Stakes at Moonee Valley. Photo: Steve Hart

Dear Demi was positioned just behind the leaders ...

2015 Blue Diamond Stakes Nominations Taken

2015 Blue Diamond Stakes Nominations Taken

Nominations for the Blue Diamond Stakes 2015 next Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival were taken by the Melbourne Racing Club (MRC) on Tuesday with 1205 yearlings nominated for the two-year-olds’ classic.

The Darley-owned Earthquake winning the 2014 Blue Diamond Stakes. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

With nominations up 17 from last season, next year’s $1 million Group 1 Sportingbet Blue Diamond ...

2013 Caulfield Cup Day Scratchings & Track Report

2013 Caulfield Cup Day Scratchings & Track Report

One of the biggest days on the Australian racing calendar is finally here with Caulfield Racecourse to play host to an exciting ten race Caulfield Cup Day 2013card.

Ibicenco is one of four emergencies that has missed out on a run in the 2013 Caulfield Cup. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

The feature race is the $2,500,000 Group 1 ...

Platelet Favourite In 2013 Caulfield Sprint Betting Market

Platelet Favourite In 2013 Caulfield Sprint Betting Market

Two-time Group 1 winner Platelet is the favourite in 2013 Caulfield Sprint (1100m) betting markets but a number of other sprinters have been well backed to upset the underrated mare.

Platelet and Spirit Of Boom have both received support to win the Caulfield Sprint on Saturday. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Thirteen sprinters are set to tackle the Group ...

Pre-Barrier Draw Caulfield Cup 2013 Odds

Pre-Barrier Draw Caulfield Cup 2013 Odds

The 2013 Caulfield Cup final field has been released and although the barrier draw will not take place until tomorrow there has already been plenty of action in Caulfield Cup betting markets.

Julienas received the final spot in the Caulfield Cup final field and has been well-backed to win the Group 1 event. Photo by: Steve Hart

The Group 1 ...

Official Caulfield Cup 2013 Field Announced

Official Caulfield Cup 2013 Field Announced

The 2013 Caulfield Cup (2400m) final field has been released; with eighteen runners as well as four emergencies included in the field for the world’s richest 2400 metre handicap race that will be run at Caulfield Racecourseon Saturday.

Chris Waller-trained Hawkspur has been the best backed runner in 2013 Caulfield Cup betting markets. Photo by: Steve Hart

22 horses ...

Moody Looking Ahead To Caulfield Cup With Kesampour

Moody Looking Ahead To Caulfield Cup With Kesampour

Imported stayer Kesampour will make his Australian racing debut in the Listed Slickpix Stakes (1700m) at Caulfield on Saturday but trainer Peter Moody is already looking ahead to the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) with the talented four-year-old.

Peter Moody-trained imported stayers My Quest For Peace and Kesampour will begin Caulfield Cup campaigns this Saturday. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia...

Memsie Stakes 2013 Tips & Selections

Memsie Stakes 2013 Tips & Selections

The 2013 edition of the Group 1 Memsie Stakes (1400m) may be the most anticipated in the storied history of the race, with a number of 2013 Spring Racing Carnival contenders set to begin their campaigns in the recently upgraded race.

Super Cool will return to the races in the Group 1 Memsie Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday. Photo: Race ...

Caulfield Run For Black Caviar Next Race

Caulfield Run For Black Caviar Next Race

Connections of the world’s best mare Black Caviar has confirmed that the soon-to-return spring queen will make a special appearance for her fans at Caulfield Racecourse ahead of her swansong campaign this autumn.

Black Caviar is set to gallop between races at Caulfield on February 2 in her first public apperance for 2013

The undefeated Bel Esprit six-year-old hasn’t made ...