News About Shane Nichols

Black Heart Bart To Defend Memsie Stakes Win

Black Heart Bart To Defend Memsie Stakes Win

Trainer Darren Weir has confirmed early spring plans to target the 2017 Memsie Stakes, the first Group 1 race of the new season, with Black Heart Bart who won the Caulfield feature last year. Former Perth-raced champion Black Heart Bart has been in flying form since joining the Weir stables in Victoria two years ago…

2017 Memsie Stakes Target for I Am A Star

2017 Memsie Stakes Target for I Am A Star

Mornington trainer Shane Nichols had identified the Memsie Stakes 2017 as the likely first Group 1 target this spring for his Myer Classic winning filly I Am A Star. The rising four-year-old daughter of I Am Invincible has amassed over $1 million in prize money over her 15 start career to date that has resulted…

2017 Robert Sangster Stakes Winner Secret Agenda for Price

2017 Robert Sangster Stakes Winner Secret Agenda for Price

Melbourne’s Mick Price enjoyed his fourth win in the Robert Sangster Stakes 2017 scoring the upset at Morphettville Racecourse with his in-form mare Secret Agenda. The four-year-old daughter of Not A Single Doubt went out as a $16 shot in betting at in this year’s capacity field for the $1 million Group 1 Robert Sangster…

Robert Sangster Stakes 2017 Betting: English Back on Top

Robert Sangster Stakes 2017 Betting: English Back on Top

The Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained has regained favouritism in 2017 Robert Sangster Stakes betting in Adelaide this weekend despite drawing out wide for the Group 1 sprint at Morphettville Racecourse. A capacity field of autumn sprinters face off in the $1 million Group 1 Robert Sangster Stakes (1200m) this season and the latest markets…

2017 Robert Sangster Stakes Field: Favourites Draw Wide

2017 Robert Sangster Stakes Field: Favourites Draw Wide

The two early favourites in the Robert Sangster Stakes 2017 field in Adelaide on Saturday – Sheidel and English – have both suffered double-digit draws for the Group 1 sprint. One of two elite levels taking place at Morphettville Racecourse on the weekend, this season’s $1 million Group 1 Robert Sangster Stakes (1200m) has attracted…

English Leads 2017 Robert Sangster Stakes Nominations

English Leads 2017 Robert Sangster Stakes Nominations

Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott’s class mare English is the highest-rated of the 32 fillies and mares making up the Robert Sangster Stakes 2017 nominations for next month’s Adelaide feature. Early entries for the $1 million Group 1 Robert Sangster Stakes (1200m), running on May 6 at Morphettville Racecourse, closed this week. Heading the futures…

I Am A Star Leads 2017 Sunline Stakes Field & Odds

I Am A Star Leads 2017 Sunline Stakes Field & Odds

Shane Nichols’ Group 1 winning filly I Am A Star is the firm favourite in Sunline Stakes 2017 betting to post a win under the lights at Moonee Valley on William Reid Stakes Night. Friday evening brings to a close the major Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival action including the $200,000 Group 2 Sunline Stakes (1600m)…

Circular Tops 2017 Sunline Stakes Nominations

Circular Tops 2017 Sunline Stakes Nominations

John O’Shea’s last start Matron Stakes winner Circular is one of the standout early entries taken for the Sunline Stakes 2017 running under the lights at Moonee Valley Racecourse on Friday night. The key support act on the William Reid Stakes Night program, this autumn’s $200,000 Group 2 Sunline Stakes (1600m) attracted seventeen fillies and…

Star Turn Heads 2017 William Reid Stakes Nominations

Star Turn Heads 2017 William Reid Stakes Nominations

In-form three-year-old Star Turn is nominated for another Melbourne run against the older sprinters under the lights at Moonee Valley Racecourse this Friday in the William Reid Stakes 2017. The last of the big Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival races, this season’s $500,000 Group 1 William Reid Stakes (1200m) attracted a bumper twenty-five early entries. Among…

Doncaster Option for Kewney Stakes Winner I Am A Star

Doncaster Option for Kewney Stakes Winner I Am A Star

A trip up to Sydney for a 2017 Doncaster Mile bid is still being considered for gun filly I Am A Star after she retained her undefeated record at Flemington with a gutsy win in the Kewney Stakes on ‘Super Saturday’. The Shane Nichols-trained daughter of I Am Invincible is best known for beating home…