News About Patrick Moloney

Smerdon Dreaming of Wet 2017 Ballarat Cup

Smerdon Dreaming of Wet 2017 Ballarat Cup

Caulfield’s Robert Smerdon knows his Ballarat Cup 2017 hopeful Grand Dreamer needs a wet track to be a danger in the Victorian country feature race this weekend. A 13-horse field faces off in Saturday’s Listed $300,000 Ballarat Cup (2200m) including Smerdon’s Grand Reve seven-year-old Grand Dreamer drawn in gate six. Jockey Patrick Moloney jumps aboard…

2017 Lexus Stakes Betting Tips on Melbourne Cup Lead-Up

2017 Lexus Stakes Betting Tips on Melbourne Cup Lead-Up

The Melbourne Cup field will be all but be decided once the Lexus Stakes 2017 is run and won at Flemington on Saturday afternoon, betting tips and the latest odds on the important staying showdown found below. A ballot free ride into the Group 1 $6.25 million Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) is on offer to…

Lexus Stakes 2017 Odds: Harlem Tipped to Make Melbourne Cup Field

Lexus Stakes 2017 Odds: Harlem Tipped to Make Melbourne Cup Field

A final spot in the Melbourne Cup field is on offer this Saturday in the 2017 Lexus Stakes, odds on the VRC Derby Day support act favouring the Lindsay Park-trained Harlem to gain a run in the ‘Race That Stops A Nation’. The David Hayes-led Lindsay Park stable already have two confirmed runners in next…

Vengeur Masque Can Make 2017 Melbourne Cup Field

Vengeur Masque Can Make 2017 Melbourne Cup Field

Jockey Patrick Moloney is confident he can produce Vengeur Masque for a win in Saturday’s Lexus Stakes earning the Geelong Cup winner a spot in the Melbourne Cup 2017 field. The Michael Moroney-trained European import is currently in 30th spot on the latest order of entry for next Tuesday’s Group 1 $6.25 million Emirates Melbourne…

Melbourne Cup Calls 2017 Geelong Cup Winner Vengeur Masque

Melbourne Cup Calls 2017 Geelong Cup Winner Vengeur Masque

Michael Moroney’s slow-maturing import Vengeur Masque finally broke his maiden status down under and now chases a Melbourne Cup start after winning the Geelong Cup 2017. The son of Monsun has been with Moroney in Victoria since last spring, but until Wednesday’s Group 3 $300,000 Geelong Cup (2400m) had failed to salute in Australia. It’s…

Geelong Cup 2017: Vengeur Masque Wide But Running

Geelong Cup 2017: Vengeur Masque Wide But Running

With the countdown to Melbourne Cup Day well and truly on, Flemington trainer Michael Moroney is leading towards a 2017 Geelong Cup run this week despite a wide draw for his hopeful Vengeur Masque. Monson six-year-old Vengeur Masque targets the Group 1 $6.2 million Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on November 7, but needs to…

Melbourne Cup 2017 Plans for Vengeur Masque

Melbourne Cup 2017 Plans for Vengeur Masque

Luckless staying import Vengeur Masque is targeting the 2017 Melbourne Cup this spring via a hopeful Caulfield Cup run after missing out on the ‘race that stops a nation’ by one spot last season. The Monsun gelding finished No. 25 on the Melbourne Cup ballot in 2016, just failing to gain a run in the…

Caulfield Guineas 2017 calls for Metson

Caulfield Guineas 2017 calls for Metson

A 2017 Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas bid could be on the cards this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival for the Michael Moroney-trained Metson who blitzed his debut at Cranbourne over the weekend. Ridden to an emphatic four and a quarter-length victory in the mud on Sunday, Canford Cliffs gelding Metson looks in line for bigger and better…

2017 Queensland Derby Bid for Top Of The Range

2017 Queensland Derby Bid for Top Of The Range

In-form Melbourne-trained three-year-old Top Of The Range could be Brisbane-bound this winter with horseman Michael Moroney looking at a Queensland Derby 2017 bid with his Easter Monday winner. Young Savabeel gelding enjoyed a second career win at Ladbrokes Park when stepping up to a mile for the first time in the Chef’s Hat South Melbourne…

Wide Sydney Cup Barrier No Problem for Pat

Wide Sydney Cup Barrier No Problem for Pat

Talented young hoop Patrick Moloney has described getting a ride aboard Vengeur Masque in the 2017 Sydney Cup field as a “big thrill” and is confident the horse’s racing style will be well suited to the outside alley in the two mile classic. The Michael Moroney-trained Monsun five-year-old Vengeur Masque drew gate 14 of 14…