News About Puissance De Lune

Injury Forces Puissance De Lune’s Early Retirement

Injury Forces Puissance De Lune’s Early Retirement

A joint injury has forced the early retirement of the Darren Weir-trained one-time Melbourne Cup favourite Puissance De Lune who will now prepare for the next stage of his career serving at stud.

Popular grey Group 1 placegetter Puissance De Lune has been retired to stud in Victoria. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Ballarat-based Weir noticed an injury ...

Puissance de Lune Aimed Towards 2015 Doomben Cup

Puissance de Lune Aimed Towards 2015 Doomben Cup

Middle-distance galloper Puissance de Lune is set to run outside of Melbourne for the first time since relocating to Australia from France in 2012 with plans to run in both Sydney and Brisbane during the upcoming autumn and winter carnivals.

Puissance de Lune will travel to Brisbane next campaign to run on softer tracks after jarring up following the Turnbull ...

Most Likely Melbourne Cup Field 2014

Most Likely Melbourne Cup Field 2014

The final field for Tuesday’s 2014 Melbourne Cup is all but confirmed following the running of both the Lexus Stakes (2500m) and Mackinnon Stakes (2000m) at Flemington this afternoon.

Admire Rakti headlines the likely 2014 Melbourne Cup final field. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Beginning that day in ballot position 36; 12 places outside the Melbourne Cup final field, Signoff...

Lucia Valentina Set for Caulfield Cup Following 2014 Turnbull Stakes Win

Lucia Valentina Set for Caulfield Cup Following 2014 Turnbull Stakes Win

Punters shied away from Kris LeesLucia Valentina ahead of the Group 1 Turnbull Stakes (2000m) at Flemington Racecourseon Saturday, but the mare proved them all wrong after bringing the race home.

Lucia Valentina (outside) wins the 2014 Turnbull Stakes. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

This was the race for horses to put their names forward for the ...

2014 Turnbull Stakes Betting Update – Three Fight for Favourite

2014 Turnbull Stakes Betting Update – Three Fight for Favourite

Punters backing a winner in the Group 1 Turnbull Stakes (2000m) Saturday afternoon have varied opinions on just who will take the race home at Flemington Racecourse at 4:20pm.

Puissance De Lune has shortened to Turnbull Stakes 2014 favourite. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Several of the high-profile runners have been heavily backed, with equal money coming in for ...

2014 Turnbull Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

2014 Turnbull Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

The major race at Flemington Racecourse this weekend is the 2014 Turnbull Stakes, for which a detailed form guide and betting preview is detailed below.

Last year's Turnbull Stakes winner Happy Trails is back to defend his title. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

This year’s $500,000 Group 1 Turnbull Stakes (2000m) features a maximum field of 16 talented ...

Hoof Problem for Turnbull Stakes Favourite Lucia Valentina

Hoof Problem for Turnbull Stakes Favourite Lucia Valentina

Despite trainer Kris Lees reporting his Caulfield Cup-bound mare Lucia Valentina being in good order for her latest run in the 2014 Turnbull Stakes this weekend, it has been revealed today the Group 1 winner is suffering a hoof problem.

A hoof issue won't stop Lucia Valentina jumping favourite in Saturday's Turnbull Stakes 2014. Photo: Steve Hart.

The Savabeel ...

2014 Turnbull Stakes Betting: Five Single Figure Hopefuls

2014 Turnbull Stakes Betting: Five Single Figure Hopefuls

A field of 16 plus two emergencies will run in the 2014 Turnbull Stakes at Flemington Racecourse after David Hayes & Tom Dabernig scratched Crackerjack King from the race.

Lucia Valentina is the market mover for the Turnbull Stakes after being shortened from $8 to $5 overnight. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Group 1 Turnbull Stakes (2000m) is the featured ...

Melbourne Cup Weights 2014 – How The Mares Fared

Melbourne Cup Weights 2014 – How The Mares Fared

Earlier today Racing Victoria’s chief handicapper Greg Carpenter released the 2014 Melbourne Cup weights with the heaviest weighted mare for the Flemington feature being Silent Achiever with 56.5kg.

Silent Achiever is the heaviest weighted mare for the 2014 Melbourne Cup this November. Photo: Steve Hart.

In his 10th year allocating the weights for the world’s richest handicap, Carpenter handicapped ...

2014 Melbourne Cup Weights Released – Admire Rakti Top Weight

2014 Melbourne Cup Weights Released – Admire Rakti Top Weight

Melbourne Cup 2014 weights for the world’s richest handicap clash have been released by Racing Victoria’s chief handicapper Greg Carpenter today with Japanese raider and top fancied of the internationals Admire Rakti allocated the 58kg top weight.

2014 Melbourne Cup favourite The Offer looks well weighted with 56.5kg for the November 4 classic. Photo: Steve Hart.

The $6.2 million Group ...