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Retired Quintessential out of Caulfield Cup Field 2013

Retired Quintessential out of Caulfield Cup Field 2013

The race is now on for the final spot in Saturday’s Caulfield Cup field 2013 after this morning’s announcement that John Sargent’s New Zealand-bred mare Quintessential would not be accepting.

Quintessential has been retired to stud and won't run in Saturday's Caulfield Cup 2013. Photo: Daniel Costello

Instead the five-year-old daughter of Fast ‘n’ Famous has been immediately retired ...

2013 Caulfield Cup Field Takes Shape – Fawkner to Fly Flag for Williams

2013 Caulfield Cup Field Takes Shape – Fawkner to Fly Flag for Williams

Leviathan owner Lloyd Williams will have just one runner in the Caulfield Cup 2013 field this Saturday after confirming yesterday his sole acceptor for the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival classic would be Fawkner.

Fawkner is the only 2013 Caulfield Cup acceptor for owner Lloyd Williams. Photo: Steve Hart.

Williams and his head trainer Robert Hickmott had as many as ...

10 Group 1 Winners in 2013 Turnbull Stakes Field

10 Group 1 Winners in 2013 Turnbull Stakes Field

In what is shaping up as one of the most exciting spring cups lead-ups in many years, the Turnbull Stakes 2013 at Flemington Racecourse this Saturday has attracted a final field featuring 10 individual Group 1 winners.

Puissance De Lune will jump favourite in Saturday's Turnbull Stakes 2013. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Due to jump at 4:25pm (AEST) as ...

Folding Gear Aiming For Second Straight Naturalism Stakes Win

Folding Gear Aiming For Second Straight Naturalism Stakes Win

Co-trainer Shannon Hope is hoping that history will repeat at Caulfield on Saturday, with Folding Gear aiming to qualify for the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) by winning the Group 3 Naturalism Stakes (2000m) for the second year in a row.

Folding Gear is chasing his second straight victory in the Naturalism Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday. Photo by: Race ...

Capacity Field Set For the 2013 Naturalism Stakes

Capacity Field Set For the 2013 Naturalism Stakes

A capacity field of sixteen runners plus four emergencies have accepted for the Group 3 Naturalism Stakes (200m) at Caulfield on Saturday – a race that offers the winner a ballot-free entry into the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m).

Tanby is looking to turn around his form in the Naturalism Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia...

Let’s Elope Stakes 2013 Tips & Selections

Let’s Elope Stakes 2013 Tips & Selections

Punters looking to get out of trouble in the last race at Flemington tomorrow are facing a tough assignment, with the Group 2 Let’s Elope Stakes (1400m) a very difficult betting assignment.

Alzora is an excellent each-way betting option in the Let's Elope Stakes at Flemington on Saturday. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

A field of sixteen runners is set ...

Puissance De Lune On Top Of 2013 Makybe Diva Stakes Betting Market

Puissance De Lune On Top Of 2013 Makybe Diva Stakes Betting Market

Melbourne Cup favourite Puissance De Lune is a short-priced favourite to record his fifth straight victory when he contests the Group 1 Makybe Diva Stakes (1600m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Sea Moon has been the clear market mover in 2013 Makybe Diva Stakes betting markets. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

The imported stayer will step up to Group 1 ...

Final Field & Barrier Draw – Let’s Elope Stakes 2013

Final Field & Barrier Draw – Let’s Elope Stakes 2013

The final field and barrier draw has been released for the Group 2 Let’s Elope Stakes, which will run at Flemington this Saturday September 7, 2013.

17 horses have accepted for the 2013 Let’s Elope Stakes final field, including Quintessential.

Quintessential is included in the 2013 Let's Elope Stakes final field and barrier draw. Photo by Daniel Costello....

Commanding Jewel Features In 2013 Let’s Elope Stakes Nominations

Commanding Jewel Features In 2013 Let’s Elope Stakes Nominations

The Group 2 Let’s Elope Stakes is set to run at Flemington Racecourse this Saturday September 7, 2013, and here you will find the latest nominations for the race.

A total of 22 mares have been nominated for the 2013 Let’s Elope Stakes, including Commanding Jewel.

Commanding Jewel is included in the 2013 Let's Elope Stakes nominations. Picture by ...

2013 Caloundra Cup Title Defence for Shenzhou Steeds

2013 Caloundra Cup Title Defence for Shenzhou Steeds

Victorian stayer Shenzhou Steeds will be out to continue his love affair with Queensland when he chases a second straight title in the 2013 Caloundra Cup (2400m) at the Sunshine Coast on Saturday.

Shenzhou Steeds is chasing back-to-back Caloundra Cup titles. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

From 27 starts the five-year-old has secured seven victories but his record in the ...