News About Rupert Legh

Tivici Targets Mile Group 1 Spring Races

Tivici Targets Mile Group 1 Spring Races

Michael Moroney’s Sunshine Coast winner Tivaci is making good progress towards his spring return where the youngster will be restricted to no further than a mile targeting a Group 1 win. The High Chaparral colt has won four of his 12 starts to date and was last seen taking out the Group 3 Sunshine Coast…

Hong Kong But No Japan for Chautauqua in 2016

Hong Kong But No Japan for Chautauqua in 2016

A trip to Japan this spring has been ruled out for superstar sprinter Chautauqua who will race exclusively in Australia until a Hong Kong Sprint bid in December. The Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes-trained five-time Group 1 winner was earmarked for a shot at the Group 1 Sprinters Stakes (1200m) at Nakayama on Sunday October…

Caloundra Cup Likely for Araldo Junior

Caloundra Cup Likely for Araldo Junior

Popular runner Araldo Junior appears set for a run in the 2016 Caloundra Cup (2400m) on July 2nd following a gutsy four length win in the Young Members’ Ball Handicap (2500m) at Flemington over the weekend. Araldo Junior was sent off a generous $5.50 chance of success in the staying feature at Flemington on Saturday,…

2016 Moir Stakes First-Up for Chautauqua

2016 Moir Stakes First-Up for Chautauqua

Connections of five-time Group 1 winning international performer Chautauqua have ruled out a bid in Japan this year for the star sprinter who is set to resume racing down under in September’s Moir Stakes 2016. The Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes-trained son of Encosta De Lago was last seen winning Hong Kong’s Group 1 Chairman’s…

Araldo Junior Going Forward in Bendigo Cup 2015

Araldo Junior Going Forward in Bendigo Cup 2015

Michael Moroney confirmed plans to instruct jockey Craig Newitt to go forward in the 2015 Bendigo Cup aboard the progressive Araldo Junior this afternoon, but said they could sneak into a spot just off the pace if need be. A versatile German import and half-brother to Moroney’s ill-fated Melbourne Cup runner Araldo, the Medicean five-year-old…

Chautauqua Overcomes Classy Field in Bobbie Lewis Quality

Chautauqua Overcomes Classy Field in Bobbie Lewis Quality

Classy sprinter Chautauqua has claimed arguably his most impressive result to date at Flemington this afternoon, displaying a keen turn of foot to beat a classy field to the line in the Group 3 Bobbie Lewis Quality (1200m). Jumping from the gates well, Chautauqua settled off the pace of early leaders Sistine Demon, Flamberge and…