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2014 Darley Classic Nominations Feature Lankan Rupee

2014 Darley Classic Nominations Feature Lankan Rupee

Nominations for a host of spring features were taken by Racing Victoria today including those for the Darley Classic 2014 running at Flemington Racecourse on the last day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival. The Emirates Stakes Day feature, held on Saturday November 8, attracted 60 nominations with plenty of star sprinters eyeing a start in…

Tiger Tees Wins 2014 Aurie’s Star Handicap on Class

Tiger Tees Wins 2014 Aurie’s Star Handicap on Class

The class of Joe Pride’s Group 1 winner Tiger Tees got them home first-up at Flemington in Saturday’s Aurie’s Star Handicap 2014 with the veteran racing in Melbourne for the first time in nearly two years. Resuming off a three month break, before which the Group 1 The Galaxy winner ran dead last in Brisbane’s…

Darley Sponsors 2014 VRC Sprint Classic

Darley Sponsors 2014 VRC Sprint Classic

Global racing powerhouse Darley will sponsor the 2014 edition of the VRC Sprint Classic this November during the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. The Darley name will make up part of the race name for this year’s $1 million Darley Classic (1200m) then with the event formerly known as the Patinack Farm Classic to run at…

Jubilee Winner Powers into 2014 VRC Sprint Classic Contention

Jubilee Winner Powers into 2014 VRC Sprint Classic Contention

After taking out last Saturday’s Golden Jubilee at Royal Ascot, the Edward Lynam-trained Irish sprinter Slade Power is in the mix for the VRC Sprint Classic 2014 in Melbourne this spring. Connections of the flying Dutch Art stallion named the $1 million Group 1 VRC Sprint Classic (1200m), formerly the Patinack Farm Classic, as a…

2013 VRC Sprint Classic Results – Buffering Stamps Himself As Australia’s Leading Sprinter

2013 VRC Sprint Classic Results – Buffering Stamps Himself As Australia’s Leading Sprinter

Queensland sprinter Buffering stamped himself as the leading sprinter in Australia with his second straight victory at Group 1 level in the 2013 VRC Sprint Classic (1200m), the race formerly known as the Patinack Farm Classic, at Flemington this afternoon. Buffering went straight to the lead out of the gates and travelled beautifully during the…

Flemington Results – Platelet Is 2013 Gilgai Stakes Winner

Flemington Results – Platelet Is 2013 Gilgai Stakes Winner

Platelet has won the Group 2 Gilgai Stakes at Flemington Racecourse today October 5, 2013. The five-year-old won the race by almost a length in front of a gallant Spirit Of Boom, who finished second, and Steps In Time, who placed in third. Platelet has now won eight of her 21 race starts and has…

2013 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Results – Rebel Dane Wins In Photo Finish

2013 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Results – Rebel Dane Wins In Photo Finish

Rebel Dane dug deep to hold-off Fontelina and Solzhenitsyn in the Group 1 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield this afternoon. The California Dane entire hit the lead with 200 metres left to run but was headed by Fontelina at the 100 metre mark while Solzhenitsyn flew home and loomed as the winner. Rebel Dane,…

Lucky Nine Heads 2013 Manikato Stakes Nominations

Lucky Nine Heads 2013 Manikato Stakes Nominations

Casper Fowne’s talented Hong Kong sprinter Lucky Nine is the headline Manikato Stakes 2013 nominee for next month’s Moonee Valley classic, the five-time Group 1 winner touching down in Melbourne today. Held on the Friday evening before Cox Plate Day, the $1 million Group 1 Sportingbet Manikato Stakes (1200m) runs under the lights on October…

2013 Caulfield Guineas Second Acceptances – Zoustar Still In It

2013 Caulfield Guineas Second Acceptances – Zoustar Still In It

They may be a long shot for a final acceptances but Chris Waller’s Golden Rose winner Zoustar is one of the 46 three-year-olds making up the Caulfield Guineas 2013 second declarations today. Running at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday October 12, the $1 million Group 1 The BECK Caulfield Guineas (1600m) could still be on the…

Rebel Dane To Make Melbourne Debut In Bobbie Lewis Quality

Rebel Dane To Make Melbourne Debut In Bobbie Lewis Quality

Rising sprinter Rebel Dane has been nominated to make his Melbourne racing debut in the Group 3 Bobbie Lewis Quality (1200m) at Flemington on Saturday. Twenty-five horses have been nominated to contest the $150,000 event with a number of in-form sprinters set to clash. Rebel Dane has competed exclusively in Sydney during his racing career but…