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Australia Stakes the Autumn Launch Pad for Black Heart Bart

Australia Stakes the Autumn Launch Pad for Black Heart Bart

Darren Weir has revealed that star gelding Black Heart Bart is likely to be kept to distances of a mile or less when he returns to racing during the forthcoming 2017 Autumn Carnival.

Black Heart Bart will return to racing in the Group 2 Australia Stakes on January 27th. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

A former Perth galloper, Black Heart ...

Doyle On Chetwood in 2017 Australia Stakes

Doyle On Chetwood in 2017 Australia Stakes

Godolphin hoop James Doyle will travel over from the UK at the end of the month to partner their returning galloper Chetwood in the Australia Stakes 2017 at Moonee Valley.

Peacock is one of two John O’Shea-trained runners heading into the 2017 Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley on January 27. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Twenty-eight-year-old Doyle is a regular ...

Australian Guineas 2017 on Agenda for Manolo Blahniq

Australian Guineas 2017 on Agenda for Manolo Blahniq

Mornington trainer Tony Noonan is looking towards the 2017 Australian Guineas in March for his nicely-bred colt Manolo Blahniq who chases just his second career win at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

Jake Noonan rides 2017 Australian Guineas hope Manolo Blahniq at Moonee Valley on Saturday. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

The son of former champion New Zealander and Australian Group 1 winner ...

McEvoy to Ride Turn Me Loose in Australia Stakes 2017

McEvoy to Ride Turn Me Loose in Australia Stakes 2017

New Zealand horseman Murray Baker has confirmed the booking of Kerrin McEvoy for the stable’s Group 1 winner Turn Me Loose when he returns for the autumn in the 2017 Australia Stakes this month.

Three-time Group 1 winner Turn Me Loose returns in the Australia Stakes 2017 with Kerrin McEvoy aboard this month at Moonee Valley. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

Prepared ...

2017 Australia Stakes Return for Turn Me Loose

2017 Australia Stakes Return for Turn Me Loose

This month’s Australia Stakes 2017 at Moonee Valley is pencilled in as the first-up run back down under for Kiwi galloper Turn Me Loose who won a Cambridge trial at home this week.

Turn Me Loose is set to resume in the 2017 Australia Stakes on January 27 this autumn. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

On Tuesday morning co-trainer Andrew Forsman...

2016 Moonee Valley Vase Winner Sacred Elixir onto VRC Derby

2016 Moonee Valley Vase Winner Sacred Elixir onto VRC Derby

Tony Pike’s Kiwi raider Sacred Elixir ran the perfect 2016 Victoria Derby lead-up on Cox Plate Day with a tight win in the Moonee Valley Vase.

Moonee Valley Vase winner Sacred Elixir heads to the 2016 VRC Derby on the quick back-up. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The talented Pour Moi gelding won the Group 1 J.J. Atkins (1600m) ...

2016 Cox Plate Winner Winx Beats Hartnell by 8 Lengths

2016 Cox Plate Winner Winx Beats Hartnell by 8 Lengths

Chris Waller’s magnificent mare Winx did what her odds-on price suggested she would and more at Moonee Valley going back-to-back in the Australasian weight-for-age championship with an absolute demolition job in the Cox Plate 2016.

2016 Cox Plate winner Winx successfully defended her title and set a new record winning margin of eight lengths in the weight-for-age classic. ...

Waller Trains 2016 Moonee Valley Gold Cup Quinella: Grand Marshal Wins

Waller Trains 2016 Moonee Valley Gold Cup Quinella: Grand Marshal Wins

Sydney’s premier trainer Chris Waller prepared the Moonee Valley Gold Cup 2016 quinella on Cox Plate Day repeating the one-two effort of last year’s Sydney Cup with Grand Marshal and Who Shot Thebarman.

The Chris Waller-trained MV Gold Cup quinella of Grand Marshal (outside) and Who Shot Thebarman (inside) head to the 2016 Melbourne Cup. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos....

2016 Crystal Mile Winner The United States onto Emirates Stakes

2016 Crystal Mile Winner The United States onto Emirates Stakes

Class prevailed in the Crystal Mile 2016 results on Cox Plate Day at Moonee Valley with the winner The United States returning to form and booking a run in the new-look Emirates Stakes during the Melbourne Cup Carnival.

Crystal Mile winner The United States could back-up in the Emirates Stakes 2016 on November 5 at Flemington. Photo: Ultimate Racing ...

Nurse Kitchen Upset 2016 Moonee Valley Fillies Classic Winner

Nurse Kitchen Upset 2016 Moonee Valley Fillies Classic Winner

The David Brideoake-trained, Peter Moody-owned Nurse Kitchen showed a tremendous late burst of speed to score an upset Moonee Valley Fillies Classic 2016 win on Cox Plate Day.

Upset 2016 Moonee Valley Fillies Classic winner Nurse Kitchen shapes up as a nice Oaks hope next year. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

There were plenty of better fancied and ...