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2016 Makybe Diva Stakes First-Up for Happy Trails

2016 Makybe Diva Stakes First-Up for Happy Trails

Paul Beshara’s stable star Happy Trails will bypass a traditional new season kick-off in this weekend’s Spring Stakes at home in Adelaide in favour for a later Melbourne return in the Makybe Diva Stakes 2016 next month. The Morphettville-based Beshara confirmed plans to run his veteran Good Journey nine-year-old Happy Trails first-up at Flemington Racecourse…

Happy Trails on Perth Group 1 Path

Happy Trails on Perth Group 1 Path

Paul Beshara’s old warhorse Happy Trails could target the Group 1 staying features in Perth this November after a seventh Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival campaign. The rising nine-year-old son of Good Journey’s spring preparations stepped up a notch when the Morphettville-based Beshara welcomed the gelding back into work at the start of the month. A…

Criterion Leads 2016 Australian Cup Nominations

Criterion Leads 2016 Australian Cup Nominations

David Hayes & Tom Dabernig are gunning for back-to-back Australian Cup wins this season with their contingent for the Super Saturday clash led in 2016 by Criterion. One of two elite level majors on the Flemington card on March 12 this Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival along with the Newmarket Handicap that attracted 70 nominations, this…

Holler Tackles Older Rivals in Australia Stakes Field 2016

Holler Tackles Older Rivals in Australia Stakes Field 2016

A Moonee Valley gallop on Tuesday morning has John O’Shea’s smart three-year-old Holler ready to tackle the older horses first-up in the 2016 Australia Stakes at the track this weekend. A final field of 13 weight-for-age hopefuls face off in the $200,000 Group 2 Jeep Australia Stakes (1200m) on Saturday with two three-year-old colts getting…

2016 Australia Stakes Field Features Two Past Winners

2016 Australia Stakes Field Features Two Past Winners

Two previous winners of the Group 2 summer feature at Moonee Valley Racecourse headline the Australia Stakes 2016 field this weekend with Richie’s Vibe and Mourinho after another win in the sprint showdown. Donning saddlecloth numbers two and seven respectively the Paul Beshara-trained Richie’s Vibe and Peter Gelagotis’s eight-year-old veteran Mourinho are two of the…

Richie’s Vibe Fit for 2016 Australia Stakes

Richie’s Vibe Fit for 2016 Australia Stakes

After a nice Boxing Day return from Paul Beshara’s Group 1 performer Richie’s Vibe the Morphettville trainer is confident improved fitness could lead to an upset by his galloper in Saturday’s Australia Stakes 2016. The headline race of the weekend in Melbourne, the 19 nominations for the weight-for-age $200,000 Group 2 Jeep Australia Stakes (1200m)…

2016 CF Orr Stakes Return for Hong Kong Bound Happy Trails

2016 CF Orr Stakes Return for Hong Kong Bound Happy Trails

Morphettville trainer Paul Beshara has confirmed a CF Orr Stakes 2016 return next month for his veteran galloper Happy Trails who could be Hong Kong bound later in the year. An eight-year-old son of Good Journey, the Adelaide-trained Happy Trails hasn’t raced since his eighth to French raider Gailo Chop in the Group 1 Mackinnon…

Lord Aspen Leads 2015 Christmas Handicap Field

Lord Aspen Leads 2015 Christmas Handicap Field

Mick Huxtable’s in-form Murray Bridge-based gelding Lord Aspen is the likely favourite on Boxing Day in Adelaide to take out Morphettville’s Christmas Handicap 2015. Due to jump as Race 8 at 5:03pm (local time), this year’s $100,000 Listed Adelaide Galvanising Christmas Handicap (1200m) has attracted 14 sprinters led in betting by Good Journey four-year-old Lord…

Happy Trails Primed for Mackinnon Stakes Defence

Happy Trails Primed for Mackinnon Stakes Defence

Trainer Paul Beshara saddled Happy Trails to success in last year’s Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes (2000m) and is confident the popular gelding is in the right form for success in Saturday’s 2015 edition of the race at Flemington. Happy Trails is a multiple Group 1 winner and has posted several impressive results through his 2015 Spring…

2015 Mackinnon Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

2015 Mackinnon Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

A traditional Melbourne Cup lead-up, the Mackinnon Stakes 2015 is one of the headline features of Victoria Derby Day at Flemington Racecourse this weekend and a detailed form guide and betting preview on the weight-for-age classic is found below. This year’s $1 million Group 1 Longines Mackinnon Stakes (2000m) is due to jump at 3:05pm…