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Motivado Out to Bounce Back in Ballarat Cup 2014

Motivado Out to Bounce Back in Ballarat Cup 2014

After walking home dead last at Flemington on Emirates Stakes Day, the David Hayes & Tom Dabernig-trained Motivado is out for atonement in Saturday’s 2014 Ballarat Cup. Bringing an end to the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival for another season, this weekend’s $200,000 Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m) features a capacity field of 18 starters and jumps…

2014 Adelaide Cup Betting Tips

2014 Adelaide Cup Betting Tips

The Adelaide Cup 2014 takes centre stage in South Australia today, the always highly anticipated two mile showdown to run as Morphettville Race 7. There are 13 remaining hopefuls in the field for the $400,000 Group 2 clash over 3200m following three withdrawals since final acceptances were taken late last week. Two of those baker’s…

2014 Mornington Cup Prelude Final Field – Laidback Larry Chasing Fifth Straight Win

2014 Mornington Cup Prelude Final Field – Laidback Larry Chasing Fifth Straight Win

Progressive stayer Laidback Larry will be chasing his fifth straight win when he makes his black type racing debut in the 2014 Mornington Cup Prelude (2000m) at Caulfield on Saturday. Laidback Larry (barrier 13) finished his winter campaign with a comfortable win at Newcastle and has recorded three dominant victories since returning to the races at…

2014 Mornington Cup Prelude Weights Released

2014 Mornington Cup Prelude Weights Released

Ethiopia could have the chance to record his first win in almost two years after being included in the 2014 Mornington Cup Prelude nominations. Ethiopia broke his maiden with a win in the 2012 Group 1 Australian Derby (2400m), but has been unable to record another race victory in eleven subsequent starts. The Helenus gelding…

Sea Moon Heads 2013 Herbert Power Stakes Field

Sea Moon Heads 2013 Herbert Power Stakes Field

2013 Caulfield Cup bids go on the line on Caulfield Guineas Day this weekend with a field of stayers vying for the ballot exemption for Saturday week’s classic in the $220,000 Group 2 Herbert Power Stakes (2400m). The final chance for the horses engaged to make the cut for the $2.5 million Group 1 BMW…

Cup Hope Sea Moon Heads 2013 The Bart Cummings Field

Cup Hope Sea Moon Heads 2013 The Bart Cummings Field

After defecting from the Turnbull Stakes field at Flemington on Saturday, the Lloyd Williams-owned Sea Moon will put their spring cups bid on the line running in one of the meeting’s other black types – The Bart Cummings 2013. A $21 chance for this month’s Caulfield Cup and shorter at $17 in the futures Melbourne…

Jet Away on 2013 Makybe Diva Stakes Mission

Jet Away on 2013 Makybe Diva Stakes Mission

As confirmed by their Hall of Fame trainer back in June, imported stayer and Melbourne Cup hope Jet Away will target the Makybe Diva Stakes 2013 first-up this spring. David Hayes reported this week the Cape Cross stallion was still on track for that first-up run next month, the newly upgraded $350,000 Group 1 Makybe…

Jet Away Targets Latest Group 1 Ahead of Melbourne Cup 2013

Jet Away Targets Latest Group 1 Ahead of Melbourne Cup 2013

Trainer David Hayes has announced plans to target the latest Australian Group 1 race, the $350,000 Makybe Diva Stakes (1600m), this September as a starting point for import Jet Away’s 2013 Melbourne Cup campaign. It was announced this week that the previously Group 2 rated weight-for-age Makybe Diva Stakes would be elevated to elite level…

Motivado Heads 2013 WJ McKell Cup Betting Odds

Motivado Heads 2013 WJ McKell Cup Betting Odds

David Hayes’ 2013 Melbourne Cup-bound import Motivado has opened top of the odds for Saturday’s $100,000 Listed McKell Cup (2400m) at Royal Randwick following their impressive last start victory in Adelaide. The five-year-old Motivator gelding is one of a number of exciting stayers brought over from Europe to be prepared by Hayes for a shot…

Small WJ McKell Cup 2013 Field Released

Small WJ McKell Cup 2013 Field Released

The final field for the 2013 WJ McKell Cup in Sydney this weekend has been released with just eight of the original 15 entries accepting for the Royal Randwick black type. Scheduled to run as Randwick Race 4 at 2:05pm (AEST) this year’s $100,000 Listed Dodo Electricity McKell Cup (2400m) lost a number of its…