News About Shamal Wind

Lumosty among nominations for 2015 Caulfield Sprint

Lumosty among nominations for 2015 Caulfield Sprint

Trainer Robert Smerdon’s smart mare Lumosty is among the nominations for the Group 2 $200,000 Perri Cutten Caulfield Sprint (1000m) at Caulfield on Saturday. Lumosty is one of twenty-one sprinters entered in the Caulfield Sprint and will be having her first race start since running third to Srikandi in the Group 1 $500,000 Sky Racing…

Shamal Wind Fails to Fire in 2015 King’s Stand Stakes

Shamal Wind Fails to Fire in 2015 King’s Stand Stakes

Talented mare Shamal Wind was unable to produce her impressive Autumn Carnival form when fading late for a disappointing in last night’s Group 1 King’s Stand Stakes (1000m) at the Royal Ascot Carnival. Shamal Wind was installed as outright second favourite for success in the hours leading up to jump in the 2015 King’s Stand…

2015 King’s Stand Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

2015 King’s Stand Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

A talented and capacity field has been confirmed for tonight’s Group 1 King’s Stand Stakes (1000m) at the 2015 Royal Ascot Carnival in Britain; offering punters exceptional value from a betting perspective and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Talented Irish veteran Sole Power ($4) has returned to racing in typically slick form…

2015 King’s Stand Stakes Odds and Betting Update

2015 King’s Stand Stakes Odds and Betting Update

The Group 1 King’s Stand Stakes (1000m) is set to draw a talented and capacity field on Day 1 of the 2015 Royal Ascot Carnival in Great Britain; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Irish star Sole Power has returned to racing in typically…

Shamal Wind In Good Order Ahead of King’s Stand Stakes

Shamal Wind In Good Order Ahead of King’s Stand Stakes

Trainer Robert Smerdon remains confident Shamal Wind can lay a great account for herself in next week’s Group 1 King’s Stand Stakes (1000m) at Royal Ascot despite having been somewhat disheartened by a conversation with notable Irish trainer Dermot Weld. Weld has experienced notable success of his own with travelling contingencies over the last few…

Under The Louvre Ready for The Goodwood 2015

Under The Louvre Ready for The Goodwood 2015

Melbourne horseman Robert Smerdon is confident a month off between runs for his galloper Under The Louvre will be ideal as the four-year-old prepares for this Saturday’s 2015 The Goodwood in Adelaide. Smerdon has two nominees for a shot at the $500,000 Group 1 Darley Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville Racecourse, the feature Adelaide Autumn Racing…

Griante To Make Group 1 Debut In William Reid Stakes

Griante To Make Group 1 Debut In William Reid Stakes

Trainer David Brideoake has confirmed that Griante will make her debut at Group 1 level when she contests the 2015 William Reid Stakes at Moonee Valley on Friday night. Griante recorded a maiden win at Group level when she took out the Group 3 Sportingbet Series Final (1200m) at Caulfield on October 11 and she…

Shamal Wind Leads Smerdon’s 2015 Oakleigh Plate Quinella

Shamal Wind Leads Smerdon’s 2015 Oakleigh Plate Quinella

Shamal Wind led a Robert Smerdon-trained quinella in the Oakleigh Plate 2015 at Caulfield Racecourse this Blue Diamond Stakes Day, the smart mare defeating stablemate Under The Louvre in the Group 1. A bumper field of 16 lined up in this year’s $400,000 Group 1 Oakleigh Plate (1100m) and on the line Smerdon had the…

2015 Oakleigh Plate Odds Update: Two Scratched

2015 Oakleigh Plate Odds Update: Two Scratched

Two early scartchings from this afternoon’s Oakleigh Plate 2015 field has seen a few moves in the betting markets for the Blue Diamond Stakes Day’s premier sprint showdown. One of three Group 1s on the Caulfield race card today, this year’s $400,000 Group 1 Oakleigh Plate (1100m) originally attracted a capacity line-up of 18 sprinters….

Oakleigh Plate 2015 Form Guide & Preview

Oakleigh Plate 2015 Form Guide & Preview

The 2015 Oakleigh Plate is one of three Group 1 races on the Blue Diamond Stakes Day program at Caulfield in Melbourne this weekend, a detailed betting form guide and preview for the sprint classic found below. Peter Moody officially scratched Flamberge from the field this morning, the horse not 100% fit for the race…