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Littorio Leads Caulfield Cup 2011 Ballot & First Declarations

Littorio Leads Caulfield Cup 2011 Ballot & First Declarations

Connections of last Saturday’s upset Makybe Diva Stakes winner have opted to keep Littorio in contention for the 2011 Caulfield Cup, the seven-year-old now sitting at the top of the ballot for the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival’s $2.5 million handicap showdown next month.

Littorio is the only horse still in contention for the 2011 Caulfield Cup to be ...

The Melbourne Cup Commences its Nation Wide Tour

The Melbourne Cup Commences its Nation Wide Tour

The 2011 Melbourne Cup Trophy has begun its annual pilgrimage around Australia and New Zealand, with Darwin the first capital city in Australia to get a glimpse of the cup.

The Melbourne Cup Trophy has embarked on its tour of Australia and New Zealand - photo courtesy © VRC

In anticipation of ‘the race that stops the nation’ every year ...

Scarlett Lady on Track for Melbourne Cup 2011

Scarlett Lady on Track for Melbourne Cup 2011

New Zealand’s wonder filly Scarlett Lady will resume racing at home next month, the Graham Rogerson-trained star preparing to travel down under for a 2011 Melbourne Cup crusade.

Kiwi sensation Jimmy Choux is one of the rivals Scarlett Lady will face first-up in the Challenge Stakes

A rising Savabeel four-year-old, Scarlett Lady hit the headlines in Australia when connections ...

Whitby’s Kiwi Fillies set to Bloom this Spring Carnival

Whitby’s Kiwi Fillies set to Bloom this Spring Carnival

It is going to be a blooming spring racing season for racehorse owner Max Whitby, the Sydney Turf Club (STC) director gearing up for a big Melbourne Spring Carnival thanks to the recent success of his Kiwi fillies Scarlett Lady and Dowager Queen.

The star of the two is undoubtedly Savabeel filly Scarlett Lady, the Graeme and Debbie ...

Punters Predict a Scarlett Oaks

Punters Predict a Scarlett Oaks

New Zealand filly Scarlett Lady has been declared a $3.50 favourite for the Group One Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

The three year old Savabeel filly has been the best backed runner in the Oaks following her scintillating performance in the Group Three Doomben Roses.

Before winning at her first start on Australian soil, Scarlett Lady was able ...