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Crown Oaks 2011 Hopes Race on Caulfield Cup Day – Ethereal Stakes Field

Crown Oaks 2011 Hopes Race on Caulfield Cup Day – Ethereal Stakes Field

One of the opening black-type features on the bumper 10-race Caulfield Cup Day card this Saturday is the $100,000 Listed Ethereal Stakes (2000m) which is due to be contested by a field full of 2011 Crown Oaks-bound fillies. Scheduled to run as Caulfield Race 3 on Saturday at 12:45pm (EDT), the 2011 Ethereal Stakes final…

Thousand Guineas 2011 Fillies Top Edward Manifold Field & Form

Thousand Guineas 2011 Fillies Top Edward Manifold Field & Form

One of the chief lead-up races to the Group One fillies’ races of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival will run at Flemington this Sunday, the 2011 Edward Manifold Stakes a must-see feature on the Turnbull Stakes Day programme. The $250,000 Group 2 Edward Manifold Stakes (1600m) attracted a final field of 13 starters this year,…

Golden Archer Shoots for Caulfield Guineas 2011

Golden Archer Shoots for Caulfield Guineas 2011

Winner of the $125,000 Group 3 H.D.F. McNeil Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on Saturday, the Peter Moody-trained Golden Archer looked on target to vie for an elite level victory to add to their growing record this spring, the 2011 Caulfield Guineas shaping up as a real possibility. Rock Of Gibraltar colt Golden Archer heads into…

Punters Think So in 2011 McNeil Stakes Betting

Punters Think So in 2011 McNeil Stakes Betting

Australian racing fans and punters are getting behind the highly-promising Bart Cummings-trained Do You Think for their first-up spring start at Caulfield on Saturday, the three-year-old firming into the clear 2011 H.D.F. McNeil Stakes favourite. After opening as a $7.50 chance to take out the $125,000 Group 3 McNeil Stakes (1200m) when betting on Caulfield…

Odds Favour Golden McNeil Stakes 2011 for Moody

Odds Favour Golden McNeil Stakes 2011 for Moody

Caulfield Racecourse will come to life this Saturday with a double shot of black-type action including the 2011 McNeil Stakes where premier Victorian trainer Peter Moody will saddle up the race favourite in Golden Archer. Betting markets for the $125,000 Group 3 H.D.F. McNeil Stakes (1200m), running as Caulfield Race 4 on Saturday, were released…

Shoe Can Still Fit From Out Wide in 2011 McNeil Stakes Field

Shoe Can Still Fit From Out Wide in 2011 McNeil Stakes Field

Successful Sydney trainer Clarry Conners is hoping an awkward barrier draw for his smart filly Satin Shoes in Saturday’s HDF McNeil Stakes 2011 at Caulfield won’t stop her from keeping her flawless record as a three-year-old intact. The daughter of Flying Spur, winner of the Group 2 Silver Slipper Stakes (1100m) as a juvenile, bounced…

Satin Smooth Return for Quezette Stakes 2011 Winner

Satin Smooth Return for Quezette Stakes 2011 Winner

Clarry Conners may have missed out on his fifth Golden Slipper victory last season, but the Sydney horseman is brimming with confidence that his smart filly Satin Shoes can secure an elite level victory this spring after her first-up win in the $100,000 Quezette Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield on Saturday. The daughter of Flying Spur…

Shoe to Fit First-Up in Quezette Stakes 2011

Shoe to Fit First-Up in Quezette Stakes 2011

Successful horseman Clarry Conners is confident his promising filly Satin Shoes can resume in style at Caulfield on Saturday and give race favourite Mosheen a run for their money in the $100,000 Listed Quezette Stakes (1100m). Part of last season’s top crop of two-year-olds, Flying Spur filly Satin Shoes won her opening three career starts…

Glissade Slides Towards Thousand Guineas 2011

Glissade Slides Towards Thousand Guineas 2011

While the most highly-spruiked runner at Caulfield this Saturday will be Peter Snowden’s resuming star Sepoy, Darley’s No. 1 trainer is also preparing to saddle up a number of other top chances including his 2011 Thousand Guineas-bound Glissade in the $100,000 Listed Quezette Stakes (1100m). The well-bred daughter of Redoute’s Choice from Zabeel mare Steflara…

Smerdon Keen on 2011 Thousand Guineas-Bound Mosheen

Smerdon Keen on 2011 Thousand Guineas-Bound Mosheen

Caulfield racing on Saturday is shaping up as a truly tantalising affair with many of last season’s top crop of juveniles making their three-year-old debuts including Golden Slipper runner-up and Thousand Guineas 2011 hopeful Mosheen who will have her first start for new trainer Robert Smerdon. Mosheen was one of 19 nominations for the $100,000…