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Nolen Suspension Causes 2012 Emirates Stakes Day Jockey Changes

Nolen Suspension Causes 2012 Emirates Stakes Day Jockey Changes

Top jockey Luke Nolen will not ride on 2012 Emirates Stakes Day after accepting a 12-meeting ban for his ride on Lights Of Heaven in Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup. The stable jockey for Peter Moody elected not to appeal the suspension received after being found guilty of causing interference to Kelinni and Mourayan. Nolen’s major rides…

2012 Tesio Stakes Nominations – Moonee Valley Racing

2012 Tesio Stakes Nominations – Moonee Valley Racing

While the attention at Moonee Valley on Saturday will be firmly focused on the $3 million Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) another quality event on the card for the mares will be the Tesio Stakes 2012, known this year as the Trojan Hand Tools Stakes. A total of 15 hopefuls were nominated for the $150,000…

Queensland Oaks 2012 – Betting Update and Tips

Queensland Oaks 2012 – Betting Update and Tips

Three-year-old fillies hit centre stage for tomorrow’s feature event at Eagle Farm which is the Group 1 $400,000 2012 Queensland Oaks (2400m). The betting market suggests it is will be a close contest with New Zealand pair Quintessential ($5.00) and Miss Artistic ($5.50) the current favourites. Just behind them in the market is the in-form…

Queensland Oaks 2012 – Capacity Field Named

Queensland Oaks 2012 – Capacity Field Named

A capacity field of 18 horses and five emergencies has been named for Saturday’s Group 1 $400,000 2012 Queensland Oaks (2400m) at Eagle Farm. There is a real New Zealand flavour to the field and one of the favourites to take out the feature for three-year-old fillies is Shaune Ritchie-trained Miss Artistic. The daughter of…