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Betting Hits the Wall for 2011 Challenge Stakes

Betting Hits the Wall for 2011 Challenge Stakes

Last year’s Emirates Stakes winner Wall Street has opened favourite to defeat the likes of Rosehill Guineas hero Jimmy Choux and early 2011 Melbourne Cup tip Scarlett Lady in the Makfi Challenge Stakes 2011 at Hastings in New Zealand this Saturday. Despite taking place across the Tasman, the Group 1 Makfi Challenge Stakes (1400m) will…

Scarlett Lady Wide but Ready for 2011 Challenge Stakes

Scarlett Lady Wide but Ready for 2011 Challenge Stakes

One of the top 2011 Melbourne Cup fancies, Scarlett Lady, resumes in New Zealand’s Challenge Stakes at Hastings this Saturday and despite her awkward barrier 12 draw trainer Graeme Rogerson in convinced she has the class to win first-up. The new-season return of Scarlett Lady is one of the most anticipated of any spring-bound galloper…

McDonald Weighs in on Melbourne Cup 2011

McDonald Weighs in on Melbourne Cup 2011

Kiwi riding marvel James McDonald is eagerly awaiting the biggest moment of his jockeying career, the 2011 Melbourne Cup, but to guarantee the mount on Queensland Oaks winner Scarlett Lady the ace apprentice must watch his weight. Graeme Rogerson’s boom Savabeel mare Scarlett Lady surged into contention to claim the iconic ‘Spring Cups’ double, emulating…

Tamer Melbourne Race Suits Spring Lion

Tamer Melbourne Race Suits Spring Lion

Last year’s Victoria Derby winner Lion Tamer has returned as “good as gold” according to his Cambridge-based trainer Murray Baker, the Kiwi galloper looking likely to race first-up in Melbourne ahead of their 2011 Cox Plate and Spring Cups campaign. Storming Home four-year-old Lion Tamer hasn’t been seen for nearly 40 weeks, their last appearance…

2011 Cox Plate Right Fit for Jimmy Choux

2011 Cox Plate Right Fit for Jimmy Choux

Hastings-based New Zealand trainer John Bary is so confident that the Cox Plate 2011 is the ideal race for his gun four-year-old Jimmy Choux that he chose not to nominate the triple Group 1 winner for any of the other Melbourne Spring Carnival majors. Yesterday Racing Victoria took entries for the 2011 Caulfield Cup and…