News About Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival

2017 Cox Plate Option for Yankee Rose

2017 Cox Plate Option for Yankee Rose

Yankee Rose may have missed the autumn – winter racing carnivals due to injury issues but the dual Group 1 winning filly is back in work with connections keeping a run in the Cox Plate 2017 against Winx on the cards.

The 2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate is a spring option for last year’s third placegetter Yankee Rose. Photo: Steve Hart....

Lord Of The Sky Eyes The Everest 2017 Summit

Lord Of The Sky Eyes The Everest 2017 Summit

After failing to find a spot at stud, one million dollar earning sprinter Lord Of The Sky could be seen racing in the world’s richest turf race with trainer Robbie Laing chasing a slot in the 2017 The Everest field.

Lord Of The Sky is racing for a slot in The Everest 2017 field this spring. Photo: Ultimate Racing ...

2017 Moir Stakes First-Up for She Will Reign

2017 Moir Stakes First-Up for She Will Reign

Golden Slipper winner She Will Reign is set to kick off her spring campaign with a Melbourne run in the Moir Stakes 2017 before heading to Sydney for the inaugural edition of the $10 million The Everest.

The Everest-bound filly She Will Reign is set to run first-up in Melbourne’s AJ Moir Stakes 2017 in late September. Photo: Steve ...

Bonneval And Jon Snow 2017 Caulfield Cup Candidates

Bonneval And Jon Snow 2017 Caulfield Cup Candidates

Kiwi trainer Andrew Forsman has indicated the stable’s Group 1 autumn winning three-year-olds Bonneval and Jon Snow were both Caulfield Cup 2017 candidates this coming spring.

Emphatic ATC Oaks winner Bonneval (pictured) and stablemate Jon Snow are 2017 Caulfield Cup bound this spring. Photo: Steve Hart.

Forsman trains out of Cambridge in partnership with Murray Baker who enjoyed a win ...

Myer Classic 2017 Option for Miss Wilson

Myer Classic 2017 Option for Miss Wilson

Flemington’s 2017 Myer Classic could be on the spring agenda for John Bary’s Kiwi mare Miss Wilson this Melbourne Cup Carnival.

Miss Wilson was unplaced behind Catch A Fire (pictured) in last year’s Angus Armanasco Stakes at Caulfield. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The rising five-year-old daughter of Stratum has enjoyed five wins over her 17 starts to date ...

Black Heart Bart To Defend Memsie Stakes Win

Black Heart Bart To Defend Memsie Stakes Win

Trainer Darren Weir has confirmed early spring plans to target the 2017 Memsie Stakes, the first Group 1 race of the new season, with Black Heart Bart who won the Caulfield feature last year.

Five-time Group 1 winner Black Heart Bart is on track for a first-up title defence in the Memsie Stakes 2017 at Caulfield on September 2. ...

Humidor Targets Caulfield Cup 2017

Humidor Targets Caulfield Cup 2017

The 2017 Caulfield Cup is the confirmed major spring racing target for Australian Cup winner Humidor according to trainer Darren Weir.

Darren Weir’s Australian Cup winning Kiwi expat Humidor targets a run in the 2017 Caulfield Cup field this spring. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Recording breaking Victorian horseman Weir has in the past 30 years saddled-up just the sole ...

In Her Time Chases 2017 Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes Tiara

In Her Time Chases 2017 Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes Tiara

Benjamin Smith’s luckless Tattersall’s Tiara third placegetter In Her Time will chase an atoning Group 1 win in Melbourne this spring with a Manikato Stakes 2017 run this October pending.

In Her Time will make her Melbourne debut on October 27 under the lights at Moonee Valley in the 2017 Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes. Photo: Steve Hart.

Smith almost immediately ...

Japan’s Satono Crown Earns 2017 Caulfield Cup Ballot Exemption

Japan’s Satono Crown Earns 2017 Caulfield Cup Ballot Exemption

A trip down under for a shot at the Caulfield Cup 2017 could be on the cards for Japanese stayer Satono Crown after the up-and-comer’s Group 1 Takarazuka Kinen (2212m) win at home over the weekend earning him a ballot exemption for the October feature.

Ill-fated Japanese stayer Admire Rakti won the 2014 Caulfield Cup in Melbourne. Photo: Race Horse ...

2017 Memsie Stakes Target for I Am A Star

2017 Memsie Stakes Target for I Am A Star

Mornington trainer Shane Nichols had identified the Memsie Stakes 2017 as the likely first Group 1 target this spring for his Myer Classic winning filly I Am A Star.

The 2017 Memsie Stakes is an early Group 1 spring target for I Am A Star. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The rising four-year-old daughter of I Am Invincible has amassed ...