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Set Square Shapes Up for 2015 Caulfield Cup Bid

Set Square Shapes Up for 2015 Caulfield Cup Bid

Last spring’s Crown Oaks winning filly Set Square is set to target an even bigger Group 1 classic in Melbourne this season with trainer Ciaron Maher setting his “natural stayer” on the Caulfield Cup 2015 path. A rising four-year-old daughter of Reset, young Set Square hit headlines last Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival when beating home…

2014 Caulfield Cup Third Acceptances Leave 41

2014 Caulfield Cup Third Acceptances Leave 41

Just forty-one stayers are still in the mix for the Caulfield Cup 2014 Saturday week following the release of third acceptances by Racing Victoria today. At second declaration stage for this year’s $3 million Group 1 Crown Golden Ale Caulfield Cup (2400m) there were 78 horses in contention. That figure has been cut nearly in…

Green Moon Likely to Target 2014 Caulfield Cup

Green Moon Likely to Target 2014 Caulfield Cup

Unable to break through for a race victory since taking out the 2012 edition of the major Group 1 Melbourne Cup, co-owner Nick Williams has revealed talented stayer Green Moon may target the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) through the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival. Beginning his racing career under the guidance of British trainer Harry…

Green Moon Primed for 2014 Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Green Moon Primed for 2014 Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Prominent owner Lloyd Williams has declared 2012 Melbourne Cup champion Green Moon will line up in this afternoon’s major Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) on day 2 of the inaugural The Championships in peak condition. While unable to find the finishing line in the clear in any of his proceeding starts, Williams said the…

Is Dandino Worth A Caulfield Cup Bet?

Is Dandino Worth A Caulfield Cup Bet?

European-trained stayer Dandino has been one of the biggest drifters in 2013 Caulfield Cup betting markets since the barrier draw was conducted yesterday morning. Dandino was backed into 2013 Caulfield Cup odds as short as $6 but is now out to $10; with punters deserting the Marco Botti-trained entire after he drew barrier nineteen. Outside barriers…

Green Moon Tops 2013 Caulfield Cup Weights

Green Moon Tops 2013 Caulfield Cup Weights

2012 Melbourne Cup winner Green Moon has been installed as the top-weight for the Caulfield Cup 2013, with the handicaps for one of the feature races of the Spring Racing Carnival released by Racing Victoriathis morning. The 2013 edition of the Caulfield Cup (2400m) will be run at Caulfield Racecourse on October 19 and there…

2013 Blamey Stakes Nominations – Spring Stars Set To Resume

2013 Blamey Stakes Nominations – Spring Stars Set To Resume

The Group 2 Blamey Stakes is set to run at Flemington racecourse this Saturday March 9, 2013, and nominations have now been released for the race. Amongst the 18 horses that have accepted for the 2013 Blamey Stakes is Peter Moody‘s Manighar. Manighar has won 10 of his 31 race starts and has earned close…

It’s Official – Southern Speed Retired

It’s Official – Southern Speed Retired

After being scratched from the 2012 Melbourne Cup due to a nearside suspensory ligament injury, it has since been made official that former Caulfield Cup winning mare Southern Speed has run her last race. The Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas-trained Morphettville galloper’s retirement was confirmed by connections this week after her injury was more thoroughly…

Southern Speed Out Of 2012 Melbourne Cup

Southern Speed Out Of 2012 Melbourne Cup

Southern Speed will not take her place in the $6 million Melbourne Cupat Flemington Racecourse next Tuesday November 3, 2012. The five-year-old is believed to have injured a suspensory ligament this morning and will be sent to the paddock for a long summer spell. She is expected to return for the autumn racing carnival in…

Latest 2012 Melbourne Cup Order of Entry

Latest 2012 Melbourne Cup Order of Entry

The race is now officially on to occupy one of those coveted top 24 spots in the 2012 Melbourne Cup ballot after second declarations and the latest order of entry for the famous Flemington feature were released on Monday. Forty-six stayers are still in the running for this year’s edition of the $6.2 million Group…