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The United States Leads 2016 Naturalism Stakes Nominations

The United States Leads 2016 Naturalism Stakes Nominations

Early co-favourite for the Caulfield Cup The United States is the headline stayer among the Naturalism Stakes 2016 nominations for this weekend in Melbourne.

Early 2016 Caulfield Cup favourite The United States leads the Naturalism Stakes nominations for this weekend at Caulfield Racecourse. Photo: Steve Hart.

Two Group races highlight the Caulfield Racecourse program on Saturday including the $150,000 Group ...

Internationals Top 2016 Caulfield Cup Weights

Internationals Top 2016 Caulfield Cup Weights

The Aidan O’Brien-trained duo of Highland Reel and Order Of St George have been allocated the equal 58kg top weight for the Caulfield Cup 2016 with handicaps released by Racing Victoria this week.

The Aidan O’Brien-trained Irish galloper Highland Reel is one of two 58kg equal top weights for the 2016 Caulfield Cup. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Irish horseman ...

Tarzino Nominated for 2016 Melbourne Cup

Tarzino Nominated for 2016 Melbourne Cup

Mick Price has thrown in a Melbourne Cup 2016 nomination for last year’s VRC Derby winner Tarzino who he confirmed took no harm out of his Memsie Stakes return last weekend.

Tarzino is in the mix for the 2016 Melbourne Cup on the first Tuesday of November. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Tavistock stallion Tarzino made his four-year-old debut last Saturday ...

Da Big Hoss Could Represent USA in Melbourne Cup 2016

Da Big Hoss Could Represent USA in Melbourne Cup 2016

North America could have their maiden runner in a Melbourne Cup field in 2016 with the USA’s premier stayer Da Big Hoss among the strong international contingent nominated for this year’s edition of the two mile classic.

Last year’s fifth-placegetter Big Orange is among the top international 2016 Melbourne Cup nominations this spring. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Racing Victoria received ...

2016 Heatherlie Stakes Field & Betting Odds

2016 Heatherlie Stakes Field & Betting Odds

A quality field of stayers, many kicking off their Melbourne Spring Cups campaigns, will face off at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday in the Heatherlie Stakes 2016.

Magnapal defends his title in the 2016 Heatherlie Stakes at Caulfield Racecourse this weekend in Melbourne. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Due to run as the penultimate event on the Memsie Stakes Day card, ...

Caulfield Cup Hope Provocative Set for Heatherlie Stakes

Caulfield Cup Hope Provocative Set for Heatherlie Stakes

New Zealand horseman Tony Pike is pleased with the recent Melbourne work of his Queensland Oaks winning filly Provocative who kicks off her 2016 Caulfield Cup campaign in the Heatherlie Stakes this weekend.

Queensland Oaks winner Provocative races first-up in the 2016 Heaterlie Stakes at Caulfield in Melbourne on Saturday. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The Zabeel mare has won four of ...

2016 The Metropolitan Target for Sacred Master

2016 The Metropolitan Target for Sacred Master

Chris Waller’s latest stable acquisition Sacred Master targets The Metropolitan 2016 in Sydney this spring during the Kiwi expat’s maiden campaign in Australia.

Sydney’s Chris Waller will prepare Kiwi galloper Sacred Master for a 2016 The Metropolitan bid at Randwick this spring. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Formerly prepared in New Zealand by Tony Pike the Mastercraftsman gelding has recently joined ...

2016 Victoria Derby Target for Sacred Elixir

2016 Victoria Derby Target for Sacred Elixir

Tony Pike has labelled the upcoming Victoria Derby 2016 in Melbourne this spring as the “perfect” race for his impressive JJ Atkins winner in Brisbane Sacred Elixir.

JJ Atkins winning Kiwi Sacred Elixir will target Melbourne’s 2016 VRC Derby in the spring. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The two-year-old son of Pour Moi travelled down under for a Queensland Winter Racing ...

Provocative to Target 2016 Caulfield Cup

Provocative to Target 2016 Caulfield Cup

Trainer Tony Pike has revealed the 2016 Caulfield Cup (2400m) will figure at the major target for Provocative after the three-year-old broke through for an impressive win in the Group 1 Queensland Oaks (2400m) over the weekend.

Provocative will be set for an appearance in the 2016 Caulfield Cup upon resuming in spring. Photo: Steve Hart

Lucky to gain a ...

2016 Queensland Oaks Winner Provocative for Pike

2016 Queensland Oaks Winner Provocative for Pike

New Zealand’s Tony Pike celebrated a Group 1 double on Brisbane’s Stradbroke Handicap Day capped off by the success of his classy filly Provocative in the Queensland Oaks 2016.

New Zealand-trained filly Provocative was too good for the local fillies in the 2016 Queensland Oaks on Stradbroke Handicap Day. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Earlier on the Eagle Farm race card ...