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2014 Cox Plate Nominations – 225 Entries

2014 Cox Plate Nominations – 225 Entries

Today Racing Victoria closed nominations for a number of upcoming Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival majors including the Cox Plate 2014 that attracted a record number of entries. Running at Moonee Valley Racecourse on Saturday October 25, this year’s $3 million Group 1 W.S. Cox Plate (2040m) attracted 225 early entries, well up from 158 last…

Norzita To Peak in 2014 Myer Classic

Norzita To Peak in 2014 Myer Classic

James Cummings, who co-trains with his legendary grandfather Bart Cummings, believes November’s Myer Classic 2014 will be the perfect finish to an ambitious spring for their soon-to-return mare Norzita. While there are plenty of nice new season races for the daughter of Thorn Park this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, including the 2014 Cox Plate, it…

2014 Cox Plate Goal for Norzita

2014 Cox Plate Goal for Norzita

Racing great Bart Cummings has an imposing record when it comes to this time of year and is looking ahead to the spring again this season including with Cox Plate 2014-bound Norzita. The 12 time Melbourne Cup winning horseman turns 87 this November and he’s hoping by then his new training partnership with grandson James…

Steps In Time To Resume In The Breeders Classic

Steps In Time To Resume In The Breeders Classic

Steps In Time will resume in the Group 2 Breeders Classic (1200m) at Rosehill Gardens on February 15 after impressing in a barrier trial at Warwick Farm this morning. The Danehill Dancer mare beat stablemate Tiger Tees and Darley gelding Pinwheel in a star-studded barrier trial over 800 metres and did enough to convince new trainer…

Sacred Falls Heads Early 2013 Epsom Handicap Odds

Sacred Falls Heads Early 2013 Epsom Handicap Odds

Following the spring carnival withdrawal of the injured James & Bart Cummings-trained star Norzita, Chris Waller’s smart stallion Sacred Falls has shot to the top of the Epsom Handicap 2013 odds for the October 5 Sydney classic. While Norzita was a likely non-acceptor for the $500,000 Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m), run at Royal Randwick…

Fawkner Leads 2013 Tramway Stakes Betting

Fawkner Leads 2013 Tramway Stakes Betting

Lloyd Williams-owned Fawkner is the new favourite in the 2013 Group 3 Tramway Stakes (1400m) betting market after Norzita was withdrawn from the race due to injury. Norzita was the clear favourite for the race that will be run at Royal Randwick on Saturday but she was ruled out of the remainder of the 2013…

Exciting 2013 Tramway Stakes Final Field Confirmed

Exciting 2013 Tramway Stakes Final Field Confirmed

There are a number of exciting races taking place at Royal Randwick this Saturday but the Group 3 Tramway Stakes (1400m) could be the strongest of them all with seven Group 1 winners included in the final field for the race. Group 1 winners Shoot Out, Sincero and Sacred Falls have all been allocated the top…

No Epsom Handicap For Norzita

No Epsom Handicap For Norzita

Norzita has opened as favourite for the 2013 Epsom Handicap (1600m) that will be run at Royal Randwick on October 5 but co-trainer James Cummings has revealed that the classy mare is unlikely to take part in the race. Norzita started her 2013 Spring Racing Carnival campaign with a very impressive performance in the Group 3…

Epsom Handicap 2013 Nominations Released

Epsom Handicap 2013 Nominations Released

Nominations for a number of the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival majors were taken by Racing NSW today including those for 2013 Epsom Handicap at Royal Randwick on October 5 which attracted 105 early entries. As always it is a star studded list of nominees for this year’s $500,000 Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m), triple premiership…

Rebel Dane Too Good In 2013 Show County Quality – Results

Rebel Dane Too Good In 2013 Show County Quality – Results

Rebel Dane has won the Group 3 Show County Quality in the final race of the day at Warwick Farm Racecourse today August 24, 2013. The four-year-old won the race in brilliant fashion by a length and a half ahead of Title, who placed second, and Norzita, who rounded out the placings in third. Rebel…