News About Mike Moroney

Stud career looms for Tivaci after 2017 All Aged Stakes win

Stud career looms for Tivaci after 2017 All Aged Stakes win

A stud career lies ahead for Melbourne trained sprinter Tivaci following his last to first win in the Group 1 $600,000 Schweppes All Aged Stakes (1400m) at Randwick today. Tivaci defied the racing pattern on the day that has seen most of the winners coming from the front but Damien Oliver rode the Mike Moroney…

Flying Artie on top of 2016 Blue Sapphire Stakes field

Flying Artie on top of 2016 Blue Sapphire Stakes field

Golden Slipper placegetter Flying Artie is on top of the thirteen horse field for the Group 3 $350,000 Catanach’s Jewellers Blue Sapphire Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on Wednesday. The Mick Price trained Flying Artie has drawn barrier four with Damien Oliver riding again after partnering the Artie Schiller colt into third place behind Capitalist in…

The Vanity Ideal for Alaskan Rose

The Vanity Ideal for Alaskan Rose

Mike Moroney has been thrilled with the form and classy displayed by Alaskan Rose since her first-up run this time and is confident the mare is up to the standard of the talented field confirmed for Saturday’s Group 3 The Vanity (1400m) at Flemington. Alaskan Rose has produced a number of commendable effort through her…

Moroney Looking to Repeat History with Merion in CS Hayes Stakes 2015

Moroney Looking to Repeat History with Merion in CS Hayes Stakes 2015

It’s all just a little bit of history repeating for Merion in the Group 3 CS Hayes Stakes (1400m) at Flemington on Saturday, which trainer Mike Moroney is hoping will work in his three-year-old gelding’s favour. Merion won over 1400 metres at Flemington second-up in his first two preparations, and Moroney is hopeful history can…

Merion Targets 2015 Australian Guineas

Merion Targets 2015 Australian Guineas

Merion will begin his 2015 autumn racing campaign next month but trainer Mike Moroney is still working out a first-up run. The three-year-old gelding will be aimed towards the Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington Racecourse on March 7 and will either come via the Group 3 CS Hayes Stakes (1200m) on February 21…

Rhythm To Spare Out of 2015 Autumn Racing Carnivals

Rhythm To Spare Out of 2015 Autumn Racing Carnivals

Six time winner Rhythm To Spare will miss the 2015 autumn racing season due to an injury, it was revealed Friday morning. The Mike Moroney-trained five-year-old was getting prepared for the Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Royal Randwick Racecourse, which the Helen Page-trained Rudy went on to win, but these plans fell through when…

Melbourne Cup Odds Continue to Firm for Araldo

Melbourne Cup Odds Continue to Firm for Araldo

Steadily building to the task over four starts this time in, classy German import Araldo’s 2014 Melbourne Cup odds have continued to shorten all week as a guaranteed start in the Race That Stops a Nations has drawn closer, and appear likely to firm more with confirmation of a berth on Saturday morning. Securing a…

Araldo Looks to Bypass Derby Day for 2014 Melbourne Cup Start

Araldo Looks to Bypass Derby Day for 2014 Melbourne Cup Start

Araldo’s place in the 2014 Melbourne Cup final field was all but cemented following Gai Waterhouse’s withdrawal of The Offer from the race. With a field limit of 24, Araldo was teetering on the edge at No.24 in the Melbourne Cup order of entry but moved up one place after The Offer was removed. This…

Will Araldo Win The Caulfield Cup At Big Odds?

Will Araldo Win The Caulfield Cup At Big Odds?

Araldo looked as though he was going to miss out on a start in the 2014 Caulfield Cup, but will take his place in the Group 1 event following the withdrawals of Gris Caro and Dandino on Thursday. The High Chaparral entire returned from injury with fair performances in the Listed Australian Thoroughbred Bloodstock Stakes…

Araldo to Run in 2014 Geelong Cup

Araldo to Run in 2014 Geelong Cup

The Mike Moroney-trained Araldo will look to the Group 3 Geelong Cup (2400m) in a bid to qualify for the Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m). The lightly raced stayer, who took a minor placing from his last-start in the Group 1 Metropolitan (2400m) is among the final field for the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m)…