News About Memsie Stakes

Memsie Stakes an Option for Lankan Rupee

Memsie Stakes an Option for Lankan Rupee

Mick Price has revealed that Lankan Rupee may be looking for a longer trip this campaign and has underlined the Group 1 Memsie Stakes (1400m) as a possible target for the champion sprinter. Lankan Rupee has been a standout for Price throughout his entire racing career so far, but has been plagued by injury through…

2017 Memsie Stakes a Target for Le Romain

2017 Memsie Stakes a Target for Le Romain

Trainer Kris Lees has underlined the 2017 Memsie Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield in September as the first major Group 1 target for stable star Le Romain during the forthcoming Spring Racing Carnival. A three-time Group 1 winner, Le Romain returned to racing in typically excellent form through the recent Autumn Carnival; winning the Group 3…

2017 Memsie Stakes First-Up for Yankee Rose

2017 Memsie Stakes First-Up for Yankee Rose

Sunshine Coast-based horseman David Vandyke is looking at the Memsie Stakes 2017 as a spring opener for his multiple Group 1 winning filly Yankee Rose who trialled in Brisbane on Tuesday morning. A rising four-year-old, the daughter of All American stepped out in the public eye at Doomben Racecourse for the first time since her…

Le Romain Competitive The Everest 2017 Chance

Le Romain Competitive The Everest 2017 Chance

Kris Lees’ three-time Group 1 winner Le Romain is expected to kick off his spring in next month’s Missile Stakes as he compares to bring some competition to the world’s best sprinters in the 2017 The Everest. Newcastle trainer Lees is confident his rising five-year-old is deserving of a slot in the inaugural running of…

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. Prepared by the now Sunshine Coast-based David Vandkye, the All American filly is majority…

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. Forsman trains out of Cambridge in partnership with Murray Baker who enjoyed a win in $3 million Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) two years ago with Mongolian Khan (2015)…

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. Former Perth-raced champion Black Heart Bart has been in flying form since joining the Weir stables in Victoria two years ago…

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 rising four-year-old daughter of I Am Invincible has amassed over $1 million in prize money over her 15 start career to date that has resulted…

Black Heart Bart given top weight in 2017 Stradbroke Handicap

Black Heart Bart given top weight in 2017 Stradbroke Handicap

Multiple Group 1 winner Black Heart Bart was given the top weight of 58.5kg when weights were released today for the 2017 Group 1 $1.5m Stradbroke Handicap (1400m). The 1400m Stradbroke Handicap is scheduled to run at Eagle Farm on June 10 but that now looks likely to change after the Queensland Oaks meeting set…

2017 Goodwood Final Field: Black Heart Bart draws barrier 2

2017 Goodwood Final Field: Black Heart Bart draws barrier 2

Five times Group 1 winner Black Heart Bart’s chances of making it back to back wins in the Group 1 $1m Darley Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville on Saturday have soared after the big bay drew barrier two in the capacity field. A final field of twenty sprinters plus three emergencies make up the 2017 Goodwood…