News About Michelle Payne

2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate Calls for Ribchester

2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate Calls for Ribchester

One of the international Ladbrokes Cox Plate 2017 invitees Ribchester put the writing on the wall for a possible clash with Winx in Australia this spring winning the Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot overnight (AEST) in a track record. The opening day of Royal Ascot was full of possible Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival-bound contenders…

Magic Millions Sprint 2017 Field Released

Magic Millions Sprint 2017 Field Released

A capacity field of classy runners is engaged for the 2017 Magic Millions Sprint that closes the Gold Coast Magic Millions race card on Saturday in Queensland. Due to run as Gold Coast Race 9 at 4:40pm (AEST), this season’s $1 million Myer Magic Millions Sprint (1200m) is set to run with the full sixteen…

Tonopah Heads 2016 Christmas Stakes Field & Weights

Tonopah Heads 2016 Christmas Stakes Field & Weights

Darren Weir’s Group 3 winner Tonopah will carry top weight in the Christmas Stakes 2016 field at Caulfield Racecourse first-up at Saturday’s Christmas Eve race meet in Melbourne. The seven-year-old son of Rock Hard Ten is one of a dozen sprinters engaged to face off in the $120,000 Listed Ian McLeod Christmas Stakes (1200m), the…

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. Coming into the race off an unplaced effort over 1800m at Flemington on Oaks Day, the Oasis Dream five-year-old handled the extra meters of the $300,000 Listed Ballarat…

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. Magnus five-year-old Manageress is one of a full field of stayers in the $300,000 Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m) this spring jumping from barrier two with Payne aboard…

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. It was a real family affair for this springs edition of the $120,000 Listed OTI Racing Doveton Stakes (1000m), Melbourne Cup winning…

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. Racing Victoria (RV) took the next round of declarations for three upcoming spring features including those for the $1 million Group 1 VRC Crown Oaks (2500m) running at…

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. The $400,000 Group 2 Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes (2400m) is set to run as Caulfield Guineas Day Race 2 at 12:55pm (AEDT) and…

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. Payne holds a dual-licence and both rides and trains horses, including Savabeel three-year-old Queen Of Zealand who has been transferred to her care from that of New Zealand horseman…

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. Racing Victoria (RV) Executive General Manager of Racing Greg Carpenter announced the original handicaps for the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) on Tuesday, the race to…