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Harvard Hoping to Make 2016 Queensland Derby Cut

Harvard Hoping to Make 2016 Queensland Derby Cut

Caulfield’s Ciaron Maher is hoping his nicely-bred gelding Harvard will be given the chance to atone for an unplaced Brisbane run last time out by making it into Saturday’s Queensland Derby 2016 field.

Chris Waller’s Grand Prix Stakes winner Mackintosh leads the latest 2016 Queensland Derby odds for Saturday. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Maher saddles-up the favourite Azkadellia in the weekend’s ...

Purton Admires Melbourne Cup Favourite

Purton Admires Melbourne Cup Favourite

He’s had just the one previous ride in the ‘race that stops a nation’, making securing the 2014 Melbourne Cup mount on pre-post favourite Admire Rakti all the more special for jockey Zac Purton.

Caulfield Cup winner Admire Rakti carries the 58.5kg top weight in next week’s 2014 Melbourne Cup with Zac Purton in the saddle. Photo: Race Horse ...

Jockeys Aim For Further Glory in 2012 Melbourne Cup

Jockeys Aim For Further Glory in 2012 Melbourne Cup

A Melbourne Cup victory can define the career of a jockey and one lucky rider will add his name to the history books today.

Some jockeys, like Rhys Mcleod who will ride Ethiopia, are making their Melbourne Cup debut while Jim Cassidy has been riding in the race for almost thirty years.

Only six of the twenty-four jockeys riding ...

Kelinni a Roughie Chance to Clean-Up in Melbourne Cup 2012?

Kelinni a Roughie Chance to Clean-Up in Melbourne Cup 2012?

They were the 11th hour Melbourne Cup horse that snuck into the field with a Lexus Stakes win last Saturday but is the Chris Waller-trained Kelinni any kind of chance at winning the 2012 Melbourne Cup this afternoon?

Lexus Stakes winner Kelinni is Glen Boss' chance at a fourth Melbourne Cup

The Refuse To Bend four-year-old ruined the ...

Lexus Form to Stack Up in 2012 Melbourne Cup?

Lexus Form to Stack Up in 2012 Melbourne Cup?

Today Chris Waller’s consistent import Kelinni earned a ballot-free ride straight into the Melbourne Cup 2012 field next Tuesday with their Lexus Stakes win, but just how will that form stack up in the 152ndrunning of the ‘race that stops a nation’.

Lexus Stakes winner Kelinni is now a $21 chance to win the Melbourne Cup 2012...

Australian Cup 2012 Form Guide Analysis & Tips

Australian Cup 2012 Form Guide Analysis & Tips

One of the premier races taking place around the nation this Saturday is the 2012 Australian Cup at Flemington’s Super Saturday of Racing, the classic weight-for-age showdown looking like Americain’s for the taking, or is it?

Illo is the Races.com.au team's upset pick to win the 2012 Australian Cup

With former favourite Lucas Cranach injuring their leg and ...

Americain Leads Australian Cup 2012 Nominations

Americain Leads Australian Cup 2012 Nominations

Former Melbourne Cup winner Americain will shoot for a different Cup success this Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival, the currently Aussie residing champ the headline horse in the 2012 Australian Cup nominations.

Former Melbourne Cup winner Americain headlines the 2012 Australian Cup nominations this autumn

Due to run at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday March 10, the $1 million Group 1 ...

Black Caviar World’s Best Mare – 2011 World Thoroughbred Rankings

Black Caviar World’s Best Mare – 2011 World Thoroughbred Rankings

Australia’s darling of racing Black Caviar has officially been crowed the best mare in the world, topping her personal best in the 2011 World Thoroughbred Rankings with the highest ever score for a mare in history.

Black Caviar is officially the highest-ever ranked mare in World Thoroughbred Rankings history

Ace English four-year-old Frankel, a winner of all nine of ...

Lexus Stakes 2011 Odds – Green Moon Tipped to Continue Williams’ Winning Spring

Lexus Stakes 2011 Odds – Green Moon Tipped to Continue Williams’ Winning Spring

Having taken out the Bendigo Cup quinella with Tanby and At First Sight on Wednesday, the bookies are getting on the Lloyd Williams’ bandwagon and have installed his fellow 2011 Melbourne Cup hope Green Moon as the clear favourite for this Saturday’s $250,000 Group 3 The Lexus Stakes (2500m) at Flemington.

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Brown Declares Lucas Cranach Fit for Melbourne Cup 2011 Bid

Brown Declares Lucas Cranach Fit for Melbourne Cup 2011 Bid

After a controversial lead-up spiked with injury issues to their Australian race debut in the Caulfield Cup a fortnight ago, Anthony Freedman’s classy German expat Lucas Cranach has impressed jockey Corey Brown in a track gallop, Brown declaring the galloper as a genuine 2011 Melbourne Cup horse ahead of Tuesday week’s $6.2 million showdown.

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