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2014 Mackinnon Stakes Results: Happy Trails Wins 5th for Oliver

2014 Mackinnon Stakes Results: Happy Trails Wins 5th for Oliver

One of Australia’s premier hoops Damien Oliver celebrated his fifth Mackinnon Stakes victory on Victoria Derby Day this afternoon with the always honest Happy Trails atoning for a luckless Cox Plate run seven days ago with his third Group 1 success.

Mackinnon Stakes winner Happy Trails is onto the 2014 Hong Kong Cup in December. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

Oliver has ...

Melbourne Cup Dream over for Lord Van Percy

Melbourne Cup Dream over for Lord Van Percy

Adding to the woes of British trainer Andrew Balding this week the 2014 Melbourne Cup dream is over for his Ebor Handicap runner-up Lord Van Percy who has been scratched from today’s Lexus Stakes.

Lord Van Percy is out of the Lexus Stakes and out of the 2014 Melbourne Cup starting line-up. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

On Thursday ...

Mackinnon Stakes 2014 Odds Update

Mackinnon Stakes 2014 Odds Update

One race before today’s marquee race, the Victoria Derby, a field of stayers including a number of potential Melbourne Cup starters will face off in the 2014 Mackinnon Stakes.

Criterion is narrow favourite to win today’s Mackinnon Stakes 2014. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Due to jump at 3:00pm (AEDT) as Flemington Race 6, this year’s $1 million ...

Payne Confident of Mackinnon Stakes Success for Criterion

Payne Confident of Mackinnon Stakes Success for Criterion

Unlucky to be blocked for a run and hampered when seventh in the featured Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) last weekend, trainer David Payne is confident of a return to the winner’s circle in Saturday’s Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes (2000m) for Criterion.

Trainer David Payne is confident of success for Criterion in the Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes. Photo: Race ...

Side Glance Scratched from 2014 Mackinnon Stakes

Side Glance Scratched from 2014 Mackinnon Stakes

Defending Mackinnon Stakes champion Side Glance will no longer get a chance to win back-to-back in the $1 million feature race after being scratched from the race on Thursday morning.

Side Glance has been scratched from the Mackinnon Stakes after wrenching a fetlock. Photo by Steve Hart.

The UK galloper had been paid up for the race on Wednesday, drawing ...

2014 Mackinnon Stakes Final Field Led by Side Glance

2014 Mackinnon Stakes Final Field Led by Side Glance

The Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes (2000m) is set to be the race to watch this Saturday as 15 talented horses battle it out for the $1 million race.

Side Glance will start from barrier seven in the 2014 Mackinnon Stakes this Saturday. Photo by Steve Hart.

The 2014 Mackinnon Stakes is one of four Group One races running at Flemington ...

Side Glance Will Defend Title in 2014 Mackinnon Stakes

Side Glance Will Defend Title in 2014 Mackinnon Stakes

Side Glance is all set to defend his Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes (2000m) crown at Flemington this Saturday, and trainer Andrew Balding couldn’t be happier with the gelding’s form.

Side Glance will aim to take away a Mackinnon Stakes double this Saturday as he defends his title. Photo by Steve Hart.

Side Glance is one of two horses set to ...

Criterion Will Back Up Quickly for 2014 Mackinnon Stakes

Criterion Will Back Up Quickly for 2014 Mackinnon Stakes

Criterion won’t have to wait long before getting another chance to claim a Group One win this spring after the horse was nominated for this Saturday’s Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes (2000m) at Flemington.

Criterion will back-up in the Mackinnon Stakes after running the Cox Plate just one week earlier. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

It was only Saturday ...

Junoob and Who Shot Thebarman Straight to Melbourne Cup

Junoob and Who Shot Thebarman Straight to Melbourne Cup

Chris Waller has a star studded list of Victoria Derby Day entries including six for the Mackinnon Stakes but two of those in Junoob and Who Shot Thebarman could go straight into next Tuesday’s 2014 Melbourne Cup field.

Junoob could skip Saturday’s Mackinnon Stakes and go straight into next week’s 2014 Melbourne Cup field. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

One ...

2014 Cox Plate Tips: Late Mail

2014 Cox Plate Tips: Late Mail

The 2014 Cox Plate is now just hours away from jumping at Moonee Valley Racecourse and betting for the country’s premier weight-for-age event has never been more intense.

Criterion is a leading chance for success in the 2014 Cox Plate. Photo: Steve Hart

Having returned to racing in exceptional form this season, classy Macedon Lodge runner Fawkner has maintained status ...