News About Pilote D’Essai

Boom Time In 2017 Australian Cup After Mornington Cup Prelude Win

Boom Time In 2017 Australian Cup After Mornington Cup Prelude Win

Co-trainer David Hayes is considering an ambitious Group 1 Australian Cup bid for the stable’s in-form galloper Boom Time after the stallion’s 2017 Ladbrokes Mornington Cup Prelude win at Caulfield on Blue Diamond Day. The nicely-bred five-year-old son of Flying Spur enjoyed his fourth win from his latest five starts, scoring an upset in the…

2017 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Day Scratchings & Preview

2017 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Day Scratchings & Preview

The Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Day 2017 card runs at Caulfield Racecourse this afternoon with three Group 1 autumn races to enjoy – full Melbourne scratchings, track report and race previews found below. Melbourne is in for a partly cloudy day today, Saturday February 25, and with no chance of rain on the forecast the…

2017 Australian Cup Hopes in TS Carlyon Cup Field

2017 Australian Cup Hopes in TS Carlyon Cup Field

A number of stayers nominated for the Australian Cup 2017 in March on Super Saturday take to the Caulfield track in Melbourne this weekend facing off in the TS Carlyon Cup field. One of the support acts on a bumper nine-race CF Orr Stakes Day card that kicks off Group 1 racing in 2017, this…

Australian Cup now for 2016 Pakenham Cup winner Pilote D’Essai

Australian Cup now for 2016 Pakenham Cup winner Pilote D’Essai

Lindsay Park co-trainer David Hayes will set French import Pilote D’Essai for the Group 1 $1.5m Australian Cup (2000m) at Flemington during the 2017 Melbourne Autumn Carnival after winning the Pakenham Cup last Saturday. The Listed $200,000 Superior Food Services Pakenham Cup (2500m) at Pakenham was Pilote D’Essai’s second successive Victorian Cup win after the…

2016 Pakenham Cup Betting Tips & Odds Update

2016 Pakenham Cup Betting Tips & Odds Update

The feature race in Victoria on the weekend is Saturday’s Pakenham Cup 2016, betting tips and the updated odds on the staying showdown found below. Set to run as Race 7 at 4:40pm (AEDT) as part of a nine event card at the West Gippsland region track, this year’s $200,000 Listed Pakenham Cup (2500m) field…

2016 Pakenham Cup Field and Barrier Draw Completed

2016 Pakenham Cup Field and Barrier Draw Completed

Fourteen stayers have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s Listed Pakenham Cup (2500m), following the completion of a barrier draw for the Victorian feature race this morning. Pilote D’essai stormed home to win the Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m) a fortnight ago, and has been confirmed by the Lindsay Park operation in the 2016…

Cinnamon Carter A Chance in 2016 Pakenham Cup

Cinnamon Carter A Chance in 2016 Pakenham Cup

In-form mare Cinnamon Carter is a definite chance in a class edition of the Pakenham Cup 2016 in Victoria on Saturday according to her trainer Robbie Laing. Laing stables the Al Maher mare at Clyde and on the weekend the five-year-old will line-up in the $200,000 Listed Pakenham Cup (2500m), which runs a Saturday fixture…

Mix-Up for Swacadelic in Pakenham Cup 2016

Mix-Up for Swacadelic in Pakenham Cup 2016

Warrnambool trainer Aaron Purcell is hoping mixing up the distances and jockeys for his in-form stayer Swacadelic will be the key to unlocking the horse’s winning form in the 2016 Pakenham Cup on the weekend. The headline race in Victoria on Saturday this season’s $200,000 Listed Superior Food Services Pakenham Cup (2500m) attracted a bumper…

Pilote D’Essai Wins 2016 Ballarat Cup – Results

Pilote D’Essai Wins 2016 Ballarat Cup – Results

Lindsay Park import Pilote D’Essai enjoyed the step up in distance for Saturday’s Ballarat Cup 2016 posting an impressive two length win in the Victorian staying showdown. Coming into the race off an unplaced effort over 1800m at Flemington on Oaks Day, the Oasis Dream five-year-old handled the extra meters of the $300,000 Listed Ballarat…

2016 Ballarat Cup Betting: Cool Chap Narrow Favourite

2016 Ballarat Cup Betting: Cool Chap Narrow Favourite

Lee & Anthony Freedman’s four-year-old stayer Cool Chap has opened narrow favourite in an open Ballarat Cup 2016 betting market for the last of the Melbourne spring Black-Types this weekend. Due to jump at 4:40pm (AEDT) as Ballarat Race 8, this year’s $300,000 Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m) field is at capacity. Heading the latest Ballarat…