News About Patinack Farm Classic 2012

Snitzerland No Certainty for Patinack Farm Classic 2012

Snitzerland No Certainty for Patinack Farm Classic 2012

She may have been one of the 15 final acceptors for the Emirates Stakes Day feature this Saturday but trainer Gerald Ryan won’t make a final decision on whether to run Snitzerland in the 2012 Patinack Farm Classic until Friday. Runner-up to Pierro in the Golden Slipper as a juvenile, Snitzel filly Snitzerland was in…

Nechita Withdrawn from 2012 Patinack Farm Classic Field

Nechita Withdrawn from 2012 Patinack Farm Classic Field

In a controversial Emirates Stakes Day development Patinack Farm owner-manager Nathan Tinkler has withdrawn his Group 1 winning filly Nechita from the race he sponsors – the Patinack Farm Classic 2012. Tinkler, who has been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons of late with the embattled mining magnate owing small business owners tens…

Buffering Ready for Patinack Farm Classic 2012

Buffering Ready for Patinack Farm Classic 2012

While all the attention early this week is on the 2012 Melbourne Cup, on Saturday after the Cup has been run and won the sprinters will steal centre stage for the 2012 Patinack Farm Classic where the Robert Heathcote-trained Buffering will look to return to form. Twelve months ago the Brisbane galloper finished off their…

Solzhenitsyn Set for 2012 Emirates Stakes

Solzhenitsyn Set for 2012 Emirates Stakes

Toorak Handicap winner Solzhenitsyn has earned the chance to become a dual Group 1 champion this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival with trainer Rob Heathcote to back them up in the Emirates Stakes 2012 next month after their good Cox Plate Day run. The St Petersburg six-year-old has been in flying form this time in, the…

Buffering to Back-Up in Patinack Farm Classic 2012

Buffering to Back-Up in Patinack Farm Classic 2012

Brisbane horseman Robert Heathcote may have been gutted by the shock loss of his stable ace Buffering in last Friday night’s Manikato Stakes but he has now confirmed the horse will be given another chance of breaking his Group 1 maiden status in the 2012 Patinack Farm Classic next month. Mossman five-year-old Buffering jumped the…

Patinack Farm Classic 2012 First Acceptances Taken

Patinack Farm Classic 2012 First Acceptances Taken

Today Racing Victoria took first acceptances for the last of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival’s major sprints with 22 horses left in contention for the 2012 Patinack Farm Classic. Held on the last day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, Emirates Stakes Day on Saturday November 10, the $1 million Group 1 Patinack Farm Classic (1200m)…

Sea Siren to Improve After Manikato Stakes 2012 Run

Sea Siren to Improve After Manikato Stakes 2012 Run

Randwick horseman John O’Shea has warned punters that his returning Doomben 10,000 winner Sea Siren will take a lot of improvement from her first-up run against Buffering in the 2012 Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley on Friday night. While confident the daughter of Fastnet Rock will be competitive force for her four-year-old debut in the…

Caulfield Sprint Winner Howmuchdoyouloveme Books 2012 Patinack Farm Classic Bid

Caulfield Sprint Winner Howmuchdoyouloveme Books 2012 Patinack Farm Classic Bid

Con Karakatsanis’ exciting sprinter Howmuchdoyoulove me took out the 2012 Caulfield Sprint this afternoon booking themselves a spot in some of the upcoming Group 1 sprint features during the Melbourne Cup Carnival including the $1 million Group 1 Patinack Farm Classic (1200m) at Flemington Racecourse on Emirates Stakes Day, Saturday November 11. A bargain buy…

2012 Caulfield Sprint Nominations – Another Option for Mosheen

2012 Caulfield Sprint Nominations – Another Option for Mosheen

Robert Smerdon’s four time Group 1 champion Mosheen may be more likely to run in Saturday’s Tristarc Stakes but she also leads the early entries for another Caulfield Cup Day race, the Caulfield Sprint 2012. The last-start Blazer Stakes winner will continue her path towards the Myer Classic during the Melbourne Cup Carnival this Saturday…

2012 Patinack Farm Classic Nominations Feature 57

2012 Patinack Farm Classic Nominations Feature 57

Nominations for the Patinack Farm Classic 2012, a race won for the past two years by the world’s best mare Black Caviar, were taken by Racing Victoria today with 57 sprinters heading towards the Melbourne Cup Carnival feature. The $1 million Group 1 Patianck Farm Classic (1200m) is held on the final day of the…