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2016 Melbourne Cup Confirmed for Jameka

2016 Melbourne Cup Confirmed for Jameka

Caulfield’s Ciaron Maher has said he “couldn’t be happier” with the progress of his Caulfield Cup winning mare Jameka who is on track for a shot at the Melbourne Cup 2016. Japanese raider Delta Blues (3rd in 2006) a decade ago was the last Caulfield Cup graduate to back directly up in the ‘race that…

Tarzino & Set Square Out of Caulfield Cup Field 2016

Tarzino & Set Square Out of Caulfield Cup Field 2016

A further two stayers have come out of the 2016 Caulfield Cup field ahead of the $3.15 million feature running in Melbourne this afternoon with the Mick Price-trained Tarzino and the Ciaron Maher-trained Set Square both scratched. Earlier in the week the Tony McEvoy-trained Big Memory (swollen hock) and Fanatic (spider bite) were withdrawn from…

Maher Pleased with 2016 Caulfield Cup Hand

Maher Pleased with 2016 Caulfield Cup Hand

All the focus has been on Jameka this week, but trainer Ciaron Maher believes that there is also plenty to like about the talented mare’s stable mates Set Square and Pemberley leading into Saturday’s 2016 Caulfield Cup (2400m). A Group 1 winner having taken out the 2014 edition of the Crown Oaks (2500m), Set Square…

Peter Moody Talks 2016 Caulfield Cup Chances

Peter Moody Talks 2016 Caulfield Cup Chances

Former champion trainer Peter Moody of Black Caviar fame featured on the Ladbrokes Daily Wire this week and spoke to a number of connections about their Caulfield Cup 2016 prospects in the first spring major this Saturday. Over his many years as an esteemed trainer Moody saddled up 13 runners in the Caulfield Cup, now…

2016 Caulfield Cup Form Guide & Betting Preview

2016 Caulfield Cup Form Guide & Betting Preview

The Caulfield Cup 2016 takes centre stage in Melbourne this Saturday, October 15, with a class line-up of stayers facing off in the world’s richest mile and a half handicap – a detailed Caulfield Cup form guide analysis and betting preview found below. Running as Caulfield Race 8 at 4:30pm (ADET) as the only elite…

2016 Caulfield Cup Odds Update: Sir Isaac Newton Firms

2016 Caulfield Cup Odds Update: Sir Isaac Newton Firms

Aidan O’Brien’s Irish raider Sir Isaac Newton is the early Caulfield Cup 2016 betting market mover following the release of Caulfield Cup barriers on Tuesday for the weekend’s staying classic. Barriers for all 20 acceptors, 18 of which are guaranteed a start in the $3 million Group 1 BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m), were drawn yesterday and…

Set Square Looking for Melbourne Cup 2016 Distance

Set Square Looking for Melbourne Cup 2016 Distance

This Saturday the Ciaron Maher-trained Set Square will line-up against her better fancied stablemate Jameka in the Caulfield Cup but will be better next run stepping up to the two miles of the 2016 Melbourne Cup. Local horseman Maher has three runners in the capacity field for the $3 million Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m)…

Herbert Power Stakes Distance Concern for Pemberley

Herbert Power Stakes Distance Concern for Pemberley

Local horseman Ciaron Maher is hoping his in-form galloper Pemberley can prove him wrong and handle the mile and a half when stepping up in distance shooting for a Caulfield Cup ballot exemption in Saturday’s Herbert Power Stakes 2016. The $400,000 Group 2 Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes (2400m) is one of the key support acts…

Hartnell Heads 2016 Caulfield Cup Third Acceptances

Hartnell Heads 2016 Caulfield Cup Third Acceptances

Racing Victoria (RV) took third acceptances for the Caulfield Cup 2016 on Tuesday morning with runaway Turnbull Stakes winner Hartnell heading the updated entries for the October 15 classic. Saturday week’s $3 million Group 1 BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) was one of a host of Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival features that went through the latest…

Preferment Heads 2016 Turnbull Stakes Field

Preferment Heads 2016 Turnbull Stakes Field

This Sunday in Melbourne the Chris Waller-trained Preferment will defend his title in the Turnbull Stakes 2016 shooting for successive wins in the Flemington feature. A final field of 13 hopefuls is engaged for this year’s edition of the $500,000 Group 1 Yellowglen Turnbull Stakes (2000m), the set weights plus penalties clash set to run…