News About Michael Hawkes

Chautauqua Likely to Return in The Shorts

Chautauqua Likely to Return in The Shorts

Co-trainer Michael Hawkes is thrilled with the condition of champion sprinter Chautauqua ahead of his Spring Carnival campaign that is likely to kick-off in the Group 2 The Shorts (1100m) at Royal Randwick on September 16th. A rising seven-year-old, Chautauqua appeared to have lost his trademark turn of foot when he worked to the line…

2017 Randwick Guineas Results: Inference Wins From Invincible Gem

2017 Randwick Guineas Results: Inference Wins From Invincible Gem

Jockey Tommy Berry came home again right on the outside fence on the wet Sydney track on Saturday handing Team Hawkes a Group 1 win aboard ATC Derby-bound Inference in the Randwick Guineas 2017 over the sole filly in the field Invincible Gem. It was a bonus win for the stable in this autumn’s $1…

Dunn Rides 2016 Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Winner Divine Prophet

Dunn Rides 2016 Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Winner Divine Prophet

Jockey Dwayne Dunn celebrated his second success in the stallion-making Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas 2016 in a 10/10 ride on the Team Hawkes-trained winner Divine Prophet. Dunn rode All Too Hard (2012) to victory in the mile set weights classic for three-year-olds four years ago and was back in the winners’ stall for this year’s $1…

Star Turn Upsets Capitalist in San Domenico Stakes

Star Turn Upsets Capitalist in San Domenico Stakes

Three-year-old Star Turn has returned to racing in the best way possible at Rosehill Gardens this afternoon; producing an impressive all-round effort to win the Group 3 San Domenico Stakes (1100m). Star Turn received some interest in 2016 San Domenico Stakes betting markets in the hours leading up to jump as punters turned their attention…

Himalaya Dreaming Winning Winter Challenge 2016 Chance

Himalaya Dreaming Winning Winter Challenge 2016 Chance

The Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes-trained hit-and-miss galloper Himalaya Dreaming will be working hard from the outside alley to remain a winning chance in Saturday’s 2016 Winter Challenge. Just 10 runners line-up in this year’s $150,000 Listed Winter Challenge (1500m) at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday, Team Hawkes’ French import Himalaya Dreaming charged with overcoming the…

Kaepernick Considered for Stradbroke Handicap 2016

Kaepernick Considered for Stradbroke Handicap 2016

Favourite for last weekend’s washed-out QTC Cup Kaepernick could be stepped up in class with a run in the 2016 Stradbroke Handicap this Saturday being considered by Hawkes Racing. Last start winner of the Listed Ortensia Stakes (1100m) at Scone on May 14, Fastnet Rock four-year-old Kaepernick was top fancy in betting to win the…

Chautauqua Ready for 2016 Chairman’s Sprint Prize

Chautauqua Ready for 2016 Chairman’s Sprint Prize

Chautauqua is reportedly a picture of health in the lead-up to his maiden international appearance in Sunday’s Group 1 Chairman’s Sprint Prize (1200m) at Hong Kong’s Sha Tin Racecourse. Chautauqua has been the stable star for Team Hawkes through his entire racing career so far and has posted a commendable eleven wins and eight minors…

2016 Canterbury Stakes Ideal for Our Boy Malachi

2016 Canterbury Stakes Ideal for Our Boy Malachi

Co-trainer Michael Hawkes has been thrilled with the form and class displayed by Our Boy Malachi this time and is confident the talented sprinter is ready to step up to a maiden Group 1 triumph in Saturday’s 2016 Canterbury Stakes (1300m) at Royal Randwick. Our Boy Malachi has been a strong and consistent performer throughout…

2016 Expressway Stakes Winner Our Boy Malachi Is Back

2016 Expressway Stakes Winner Our Boy Malachi Is Back

Saturday marked the perfect return to racing from the Team Hawkes-trained sprinter Our Boy Malachi who saluted for the punters in the Expressway Stakes 2016 at Rosehill in his first run since last winter. The Top Echelon seven-year-old suffered a bleeding attack during his last place finish in the Group 1 Doomben 10,000 (1350m) in…

Elle Lou Considered for Magic Millions Cup 2016

Elle Lou Considered for Magic Millions Cup 2016

This year’s Magic Millions Maiden Plate winning mare Elle Lou could return to the Gold Coast’s lucrative summer race meeting next month on the back of a Rosehill win as she runs this weekend in Sydney. The now four-year-old daughter of Snitzel is prepared by Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes and scored her first win…