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Pilote D’Essai Wins 2016 Ballarat Cup – Results

Pilote D’Essai Wins 2016 Ballarat Cup – Results

Lindsay Park import Pilote D’Essai enjoyed the step up in distance for Saturday’s Ballarat Cup 2016 posting an impressive two length win in the Victorian staying showdown.

Scherzoso (pictured at Caulfield) ran second to Pilot D’Essai in the 2016 Ballarat Cup results over the weekend. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Coming into the race off an unplaced effort over 1800m at ...

Payne on Manageress in Ballarat Cup 2016

Payne on Manageress in Ballarat Cup 2016

Cranbourne’s Cindy Alderson has engaged the services of last year’s Melbourne Cup winning jockey Michelle Payne to ride her mare Manageress in the 2016 Ballarat Cup this Saturday.

Manageress (inside) has Michelle Payne riding in Saturday’s 2016 Ballarat Cup. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

Magnus five-year-old Manageress is one of a full field of stayers in the $300,000 Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m) ...

Magic Millions Calls 2016 Doveton Stakes Winner Husson Eagle

Magic Millions Calls 2016 Doveton Stakes Winner Husson Eagle

The 2017 Magic Millions Sprint is next on the agenda for Patrick Payne’s smart first-up flyer Husson Eagle who won the Doveton Stakes at Ladbrokes Park in fine fashion on Zipping Classic Day.

Husson Eagle heads towards a title defence in the 2017 Gold Coast Magic Millions Sprint after his Doveton Stakes win at Sandown. Photo: Ultimate Racing ...

Yankee Rose Leads 2016 Crown Oaks First Acceptances

Yankee Rose Leads 2016 Crown Oaks First Acceptances

David Vandyke’s Spring Champion Stakes winner Yankee Rose is the headliner of 31 three-year-old fillies making up the Crown Oaks 2016 first acceptances this Melbourne Cup Carnival.

Cox Plate runner this weekend Yankee Rose is the headline 2016 Crown Oaks first acceptor for the fillies’ feature at Flemington on November 3. Photo: Steve Hart.

Racing Victoria (RV) took ...

2016 Herbert Power Stakes Field & Betting Odds

2016 Herbert Power Stakes Field & Betting Odds

A field of just seven stayers is set to face off at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday in the Herbert Power Stakes 2016 following final acceptances for the mile and a half showdown.

Assign is early favourite in a wide open 2016 Herbert Power Stakes field and betting market for this Saturday at Caulfield Racecourse. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The $400,000 ...

Queen Of Zealand Crown Oaks 2016 Bound

Queen Of Zealand Crown Oaks 2016 Bound

Michelle Payne has the 2016 Crown Oaks in site for former Kiwi-trained filly Queen Of Zealand as the Melbourne Cup winning jockey begins her training career.

Dual licensed jockey-trainer Michelle Payne is targeting the 2016 Crown Oaks with Queen Of Zealand this Melbourne Cup Carnival. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Payne holds a dual-licence and both rides and trains horses, including ...

Prince Of Penzance Rises 3.5kg in Melbourne Cup Weights 2016

Prince Of Penzance Rises 3.5kg in Melbourne Cup Weights 2016

Darren Weir’s defending champion Prince Of Penzance has received 3.5kg more than his winning weight last spring in the 2016 Melbourne Cup weights released this week.

Reigning Melbourne Cup winner Prince Of Penzance goes up 3.5kg to 56.5kg in the weights for this November’s edition of the two mile classic. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

Racing Victoria (RV) Executive General Manager ...

Azkadellia Could Feel Payne in Breeders’ Cup 2016

Azkadellia Could Feel Payne in Breeders’ Cup 2016

Ciaron Maher’s racing manager Ben Connolly has confirmed jockey Michelle Payne will be considered for the 2016 Breedes’ Cup ride aboard the stable’s star mare Azkadellia in America this November.

Jockey Michelle Payne could partner Azkadellia in the USA’s Breeders’ Cup this November. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Payne rode last year’s 101/1 upset Melbourne Cup winner Prince Of Penzance...

Payne Denied Prince Of Penzance Ride in Memsie Stakes

Payne Denied Prince Of Penzance Ride in Memsie Stakes

Michelle Payne has taken to Twitter this week expressing her disappointment at being over looked for the first-up ride on Melbourne Cup winner Prince Of Penzance in the Memsie Stakes 2016.

Michelle Payne has been ruled out of the 2016 Memsie Stakes ride aboard Melbourne Cup winner Prince Of Penzance by connections. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Payne made history ...

Weir Sets Signoff and Prince for Melbourne Cup 2016

Weir Sets Signoff and Prince for Melbourne Cup 2016

Last year he won the ‘race that stops a nation’ with a $101 roughie and for the 2016 Melbourne Cup Darren Weir has Prince Of Penzance and Signoff earmarked as his two best hopes for the famous Flemington feature.

Reigning champ Prince Of Penzance is tracking towards a 2016 Melbourne Cup bid again this spring. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

Prince Of ...