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2016 Cox Plate Nominations: Winx Joined by 12 Stablemates

2016 Cox Plate Nominations: Winx Joined by 12 Stablemates

Sydney’s record breaking trainer Chris Waller has a total of 13 weight-for-age hopefuls among the 2016 Cox Plate nominations this spring including his defending champion Winx. Street Cry mare Winx is early favourite in futures betting at to go back-to-back in this season’s $3 million Group 1 W.S. Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley Racecourse…

2016 Memsie Stakes Aim for Bigger Stronger Suavito

2016 Memsie Stakes Aim for Bigger Stronger Suavito

Flemington’s Nigel Blackiston is eyeing a Memsie Stakes 2016 run at home early in the spring for his dual Group 1 winning mare Suavito who has come back “bigger and stronger” this season. Suavito missed last year’s Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, but in 2014 the classy daughter of Thorn Park enjoyed a Group 3 Cox…

Srikandi Out of Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival

Srikandi Out of Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival

Ciaron Maher’s multiple Group 1 winning mare Srikandi is taking longer than expected to recover from an injury sustained last November and will miss this year’s Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. The $2.37 million earner suffered a stress fracture during her run for fifth behind Delectation at Flemington last Melbourne Cup Carnival in the Group 1…

Jameka Gears Up for 2016 Spring Cups Campaign

Jameka Gears Up for 2016 Spring Cups Campaign

Last year’s Crown Oaks winning filly Jameka is gearing up for her spring campaign that will see the Ciaron Maher-trained stayer target the Caulfield Cup and Melbourne Cup 2016. A rising four-year-old daughter of Myboycharlie, Jameka has won three of her 14 career starts to date, most notably taking out last November’s Group 1 Crown…

Set Square Set for Turnbull Stakes 2016

Set Square Set for Turnbull Stakes 2016

Ciaron Maher’s class mare Set Square will be out to improve on her third in the same race last Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival when she takes on a class field in the 2016 Turnbull Stakes this season. The rising five-year-old daughter of Reset ran third to Preferment in the $500,000 Group 1 Turnbull Stakes (2000m)…

Autumn Carnival Ruled Out For Set Square

Autumn Carnival Ruled Out For Set Square

Ciaron Maher’s 2014 Crown Oaks winner Set Square will bypass the autumn riches and instead be saved for a Spring Carnival return later in the year. The now four-year-old daughter of Reset won the Group 1 Crown Oaks (2500m) during a gun run throughout her three-year-old campaign in the spring of 2014, but has failed…

Crown Oaks 2015 Form Guide & Betting Preview

Crown Oaks 2015 Form Guide & Betting Preview

One of the most in-depth and exciting line-up of fillies in recent years will take to the famous Flemington track on Thursday, November 4, for the 2015 Crown Oaks and below is a detailed form guide and betting analysis of the Melbourne Cup Carnival feature. The headline race on a full nine-event card for Ladies…

Hokko Brave Primed for Melbourne Cup Upset

Hokko Brave Primed for Melbourne Cup Upset

Plenty has been made about the chances of clear race favourite Fame Game leading into the 2015 Melbourne Cup, however the trainer of fellow Japanese raider Hokko Brave, Yasutoshi Matsunaga is thrilled with the condition of his runner and is confident he is a winning chance. Hokko Brave has been a strong and consistent performer…

2015 Crown Oaks Next For MV Vase Winner Jameka

2015 Crown Oaks Next For MV Vase Winner Jameka

Trainer Ciaron Maher said there was no temptation running his flying filly Jameka in the Wakeful Stakes Saturday week and will instead take the Moonee Valley Vase winner straight to the Crown Oaks 2015 at Flemington on Thursday November 5. A traditional lead-up to both the $1.5 million Group 1 AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) and…

Amralah Set to Make Melbourne Cup 2015 Field

Amralah Set to Make Melbourne Cup 2015 Field

The likely withdrawal of Set Square from the 2015 Melbourne Cup line-up paves the way for Robert Hickmott’s Herbert Power Stakes winning import Amralah to make the starting 24 for the ‘race that stops a nation’. News late this week surrounds the probable withdrawal of Ciaron Maher’s Reset mare Set Square from $6.2 million Group…