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2015 Caulfield Cup Third Acceptances Leave 38

2015 Caulfield Cup Third Acceptances Leave 38

Just 38 stayers are still in the mix for a shot at the Caulfield Cup 2015 Saturday week in Melbourne following Tuesday’s third acceptances for the mile and a half classic. Last declaration stage there were 81 acceptances, a number that was more than halved with third declarations taken this week for the $3 million…

Preferment Is the 2015 Turnbull Stakes Winner

Preferment Is the 2015 Turnbull Stakes Winner

Four-year-old Preferment has delivered leading trainer Chris Waller a 51st success at the highest level at Flemington this afternoon; producing a huge final straight sprint to take out the featured Group 1 Turnbull Stakes (2000m). Jumping from the gates well, Premiership-winning jockey Hugh Bowman elected to settle Preferment off the pace of early leaders Weary,…

Bumper 2015 JRA Cup Nominations Taken

Bumper 2015 JRA Cup Nominations Taken

This Friday nights at Moonee Valley Racecourse’s Moir Stakes Night the feature race for stayers is the JRA Cup 2015 that on Monday attracted a bumper 28 nominations for the handicap clash. Running as Race 7 on the line-up, this year’s $200,000 Group 3 The Cup Club JRA Cup (2040m) will feature a field of…

Caulfield Cup 2015 Second Declarations Feature Fame Game

Caulfield Cup 2015 Second Declarations Feature Fame Game

The Japanese-trained pre-field favourite Fame Game is one of the headline second acceptances taken by Racing Victoria for next month’s 2015 Caulfield Cup with the latest round of declarations closing at midday on Tuesday. First acceptances for the $3 million Group 1 BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) featured 114 stayers heading towards the October 17 classic…

Brockhoff Confirmed for McNeil Stakes 2015

Brockhoff Confirmed for McNeil Stakes 2015

Caulfield horseman Ciaron Maher has confirmed plans to bypass The Run To The Rose in Sydney on Saturday and keep his promising three-year-old Brockhoff at home in Melbourne for the 2015 HDF McNeil Stakes this weekend. An up-and-coming son of Lonhro, Maher’s colt comes off a two length win at Bairnsdale over 1000m from August…

Six 2015 The Metropolitan Nominations For Waterhouse

Six 2015 The Metropolitan Nominations For Waterhouse

Eight-time winning trainer of the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival classic, Gai Waterhouse has six The Metropolitan 2015 nominations as she chases a ninth win in the race this season. Nominations for three of the top Group 1 races run at Royal Randwick in October closed today including those for the $750,000 Group 1 The Metropolitan…

Memsie Stakes 2015 Bid for Magicool

Memsie Stakes 2015 Bid for Magicool

Melbourne horseman Mark Kavanagh is looking at a first-up run in the opening Group 1 of the season with the 2015 Memsie Stakes a possible option for Magicool at the end of the month. A four-year-old son of Fastnet Rock, Magicool was last seen saluting in his fifth win at start number 14 in the…

First-Up 2015 Memsie Stakes Run for Set Square

First-Up 2015 Memsie Stakes Run for Set Square

The Memsie Stakes 2015 at Caulfield Racecourse at the end of the month is shaping up as a nice first-up run for Ciaron Maher’s Group 1 winning mare Set Square. Maher is unlikely to accept for the Reset four-year-old in this Saturday’s $200,000 Group 2 Back to Caulfield P.B. Lawrence Stakes (1400m) despite Set Square…

173 Included in 2015 Cox Plate Nominations

173 Included in 2015 Cox Plate Nominations

A talented list of 173 local and international runners have been included in nominations for the 2015 Cox Plate (2040m); set to be contested as the feature race at Moonee Valley Racecourse on October 24th. Having been taken out by Northern Hemisphere three-year-old Adelaide in 2014, the Cox Plate has received a total of 20…

Set Square Shapes Up for 2015 Caulfield Cup Bid

Set Square Shapes Up for 2015 Caulfield Cup Bid

Last spring’s Crown Oaks winning filly Set Square is set to target an even bigger Group 1 classic in Melbourne this season with trainer Ciaron Maher setting his “natural stayer” on the Caulfield Cup 2015 path. A rising four-year-old daughter of Reset, young Set Square hit headlines last Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival when beating home…