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Permit Leads 2014 Christmas Cup Nominations

Permit Leads 2014 Christmas Cup Nominations

Nominations for the Listed Christmas Cup (2400m) were taken on Monday, with 11 stayers set to tackle the mile and a half distance race at Royal Randwick Racecourse on Saturday.

Chris Waller’s Permit leads the Christmas Cup nominations. Photo by Steve Hart.

Leading the nominations is the Chris Waller-trained Permit, who returns to defend his winning title. The ...

Smerdon Aims for 2014 Bagot Handicap with Spinderbella

Smerdon Aims for 2014 Bagot Handicap with Spinderbella

Due to a bit of bad luck, five-year-old mare Spinderbella has been scratched from her last two starts but trainer Robert Smerdon is confident he can get her campaign back on track in a benchmark 96 over 2040m at Moonee Valley this Saturday.

Spinderbella is set to finally get her start this Saturday after receiving late scratchings from her last ...

Sadler Excited to Ride Massiyn at Moonee Valley

Sadler Excited to Ride Massiyn at Moonee Valley

Thomas Sadler has secured the ride aboard the Robert Hickmott-trained Massiyn in the benchmark 96 over 2040 metres at Moonee Valley this Saturday.

Thomas Sadler (seen her aboard Reckless Assassin) has secured the ride of the Lloyd Williams-owned Massiyn at Moonee Valley this Saturday. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The son of renowned trainer John Sadler is excited ...

Smerdon to Blame for Spinderbella Scratching in 2014 Ballarat Cup

Smerdon to Blame for Spinderbella Scratching in 2014 Ballarat Cup

Five-year-old mare Spinderbella was favourite to win the $200,000 Ballarat Cup (2200m) on Saturday but confusion in the mounting yard saw her scratched from the race late in the game.

Trainer Robert Smerdon blames himself for the late scratching of Spinderbella from the Ballarat Cup on the weekend after a case of miscommunication. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

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Mujadale Leads All The Way to Win 2014 Ballarat Cup

Mujadale Leads All The Way to Win 2014 Ballarat Cup

In a thrilling front-rolling effort the Paul Jones-trained stayer Mujadale led all the way today to secure his second provincial cup win in as many starts taking out the Ballarat Cup 2014 in Victoria.

Mujadale (pictured here at Flemington) won the 2014 Ballarat Cup for local jockey Kevin Forrester. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Stawell-based Mujahid seven-year-old backed ...

2014 Ballarat Cup Tips & Selections

2014 Ballarat Cup Tips & Selections

This Saturday marks the end of the Spring Racing Carnival in Victoria with a stand-alone race meeting at Ballarat Racecourse.

Spinderbella is favourite to win the Ballarat Cup after finishing in the first three her last four times out. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The feature race of the meeting is the $200,000 Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m) with ...

Spinderbella Faces Toughest Test Yet in 2014 Ballarat Cup

Spinderbella Faces Toughest Test Yet in 2014 Ballarat Cup

A capacity field of 18 stayers is set to run in the Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m) on Saturday. The $200,000 race is the feature of the stand-alone race meeting at Ballarat Racecourse.

Spinderbella will face her toughest test to date in the Ballarat Cup on Saturday, for which she is the favourite. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

The Robert Smerdon...

Veteran Ready to Fire in Ballarat Cup 2014

Veteran Ready to Fire in Ballarat Cup 2014

Despite having the hefty 60kg top weight to lump around his local track at Ballarat Racecourse on Saturday the Dan O’Sullivan-trained Tuscan Fire is in top form and ready to go in the 2014 Ballarat Cup.

Tuscan Fire (outside) is a top fancy despite a big weight in the Ballarat Cup 2014 this weekend. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

Running ...

2014 Ballarat Cup Barrier Disaster for Hvasstan

2014 Ballarat Cup Barrier Disaster for Hvasstan

Moe-based trainer Peter Gelagotis is disappointed about the wide barrier his galloper Hvasstan has to overcome in Saturday’s Ballarat Cup 2014 on Melbourne’s stand-along Ballarat Cup Day meeting.

Hvasstan will need luck from the outside barrier in Saturday’s 2014 Ballarat Cup. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The five-year-old Fastnet Rock stallion suffered a nasty blow when coming up with the ...

Motivado Out to Bounce Back in Ballarat Cup 2014

Motivado Out to Bounce Back in Ballarat Cup 2014

After walking home dead last at Flemington on Emirates Stakes Day, the David Hayes & Tom Dabernig-trained Motivado is out for atonement in Saturday’s 2014 Ballarat Cup.

Motivado can improve on a failed Flemington run last start in Saturday’s 2014 Ballarat Cup. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

Bringing an end to the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival for another season, this ...