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Melbourne Cup Winner Heads 2016 Memsie Stakes Field

Melbourne Cup Winner Heads 2016 Memsie Stakes Field

Darren Weir’s reigning Melbourne Cup winner Prince Of Penzance kicks off his Spring Cups bid this season with a first-up run in the Memsie Stakes 2016 field at Caulfield on Saturday. A total of 14 middle-distance gallopers and resuming stayers make up the field for this year’s $500,000 Group 1 New Zealand Bloodstock Memsie Stakes…

2016 Memsie Stakes Betting: Black Heart Bart Early Favourite

2016 Memsie Stakes Betting: Black Heart Bart Early Favourite

Darren Weir’s distance specialist Black Heart Bart has opened early and clear favourite in all-in Memsie Stakes 2016 betting to win the season’s first Group 1 in his resuming run on Saturday. Caulfield Racecourse hosts the opening elite level of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival on the weekend with 18 nominations taken on Monday for…

Four For Weir In 2016 Memsie Stakes Nominations

Four For Weir In 2016 Memsie Stakes Nominations

The 2016 Memsie Stakes nominations have been released and leading Victorian trainer Darren Weir has four horses in the initial entries for the Group 1 event. The Memsie Stakes has always been the major 2016 Spring Racing Carnival goal for Mahuta and he will head into the $500,000 race with two runs under his belt….

Sofia Rosa on Track for 2016 Memsie Stakes Return

Sofia Rosa on Track for 2016 Memsie Stakes Return

Caulfield Cup hope Sofia Rosa has impressed her Kiwi trainer Stephen Marsh with a nice Flemington jumpout on Friday morning as the ATC Oaks winner progresses towards a first-up run in Saturday week’s Memsie Stakes 2016. The daughter of Makfi has won five of her 10 career starts to date including most famously her half-length…

Melham to Ride Tavago in Memsie Stakes 2016

Melham to Ride Tavago in Memsie Stakes 2016

Jockey Ben Melham will shoot for a second Memsie Stakes winning ride when he partners ATC Derby winner Tavago in the Caulfield clash first-up at the end of the month. Melham guided the Peter Moody-trained Dissident to victory in the 2014 edition of the $500,000 Group 1 Memsie Stakes (1400m), which kicks off elite level…

2016 Cox Plate Nominations: Winx Joined by 12 Stablemates

2016 Cox Plate Nominations: Winx Joined by 12 Stablemates

Sydney’s record breaking trainer Chris Waller has a total of 13 weight-for-age hopefuls among the 2016 Cox Plate nominations this spring including his defending champion Winx. Street Cry mare Winx is early favourite in futures betting at to go back-to-back in this season’s $3 million Group 1 W.S. Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley Racecourse…

2016 Caulfield Cup Aim for Sofia Rosa

2016 Caulfield Cup Aim for Sofia Rosa

Stephen Marsh’s ATC Oaks winning Kiwi filly Sofia Rosa is targeting an all Group 1 spring campaign in Melbourne this season heading towards the Caulfield Cup 2016. The rising four-year-old daughter of Makfi has to date won five of her 10 starts including her half-length victory in Randwick’s Group 1 ATC Oaks (2400m) during ‘The…

Oliver Wins Fifth Queen Elizabeth Stakes On Lucia Valentina

Oliver Wins Fifth Queen Elizabeth Stakes On Lucia Valentina

Jockey Damien Oliver celebrated his fifth Queen Elizabeth Stakes success and second Group 1 win on Day 2 of ‘The Championships’ aboard Kris Lees’ classy mare Lucia Valentina at Royal Randwick. Oliver came into the autumn’s richest race with four previous victories in the weight-for-age Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival classic before making it five in…

2016 Australian Oaks Winner Sofia Rosa for Bowman

2016 Australian Oaks Winner Sofia Rosa for Bowman

The New Zealand-trained three-year-olds continued their successful raid on the staying features of the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival and hoop Hugh Bowman enjoyed another Randwick win on Day 2 of ‘The Championships’ aboard Sofia Rosa in the Australian Oaks 2015. Last weekend it was Tavago winning the Group 1 Australian Derby (2400m) off a NZ…

2016 Australia Oaks Odds Update

2016 Australia Oaks Odds Update

The first of four Group 1 races on Day 2 of ‘The Championships’ at Royal Randwick Racecourse today is the Australian Oaks 2016, betting markets for the three-year-old fillies’ classic still firmly led by Jameka. Ciaron Maher’s Crown Oaks winner from the spring over 2500m might be drawn the outside barrier in this year’s $1…