News About Spring Racing

Vancouver Will Not Attempt 2015 Juvenile Triple Crown

Vancouver Will Not Attempt 2015 Juvenile Triple Crown

Two-year-old colt Vancouver defied history on Saturday to become just the second Group 1 Golden Slipper (1200m) winner since 1957 to overcome the outside start from barrier 16 and win.

Vancouver will head to the spelling paddock rather than attempt the autumn Triple Crown. Photo by Steve Hart.

Despite having to overcome the wide, tricky start Vancouver was always the ...

Sertorius Ready to Tackle 2015 Blamey Stakes

Sertorius Ready to Tackle 2015 Blamey Stakes

Seven-year-old gelding Sertorius is ready to tackle the Group 2 Blamey Stakes (1200m) at Flemington this Saturday, in what could well be his lone autumn start.

Sertorius is tracking well for the Group 2 Blamey Stakes at Flemington this Saturday. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Sertorius is one of 14 horses nominated for the 2015 Blamey Stakes and is ...

Rich Enuff On Track for 2015 Spring Racing Carnival

Rich Enuff On Track for 2015 Spring Racing Carnival

Three-year-old colt Rich Enuff was on track for the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) on March 14 at Flemington however an offside tendon injury ruled him out of the entire autumn carnival in late January.

Rich Enuff is improving after injurying his tendon in January. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Rich Enuff’s trainer Ken Keys decided to err on ...

Dandino Continues to Please in Rehab Program

Dandino Continues to Please in Rehab Program

Eight-year-old entire Dandino has yet to race for new trainer Darren Weir after he was ruled out of the spring carnival due to an injury in his off foreleg.

Dandino is doing well in his rehab program at trainer Darren Weir’s stables in Ballarat. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The former Marco Botti-trained horse as runner-up to Fawkner...

Rich Enuff Will Miss Entire 2015 Autumn Carnival

Rich Enuff Will Miss Entire 2015 Autumn Carnival

An offside tendon injury has ruled Rich Enuff out of the upcoming autumn carnival.

Rich Enuff will miss the entire autumn after suffering a tendon injury. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The colt’s trainer Ken Keys has decided to err on the side of caution and put a complete stop to Rich Enuff’s autumn campaign even though the injury ...

Real Time Set for 2015 Melbourne Spring Campaign

Real Time Set for 2015 Melbourne Spring Campaign

Four-year-old gelding Real Time is set to have a lucrative career following his win in the Magic Millions Class 6 Plate (1200m) at the Gold Coast on Saturday.

Magic Millions Class 6 Plate winner Real Time will return to Melbourne for a spring campaign. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Real Time has won four of his seven career starts to date ...

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...

Sonntag Makes Easy Work of Jumpout Ahead of Eclipse Stakes 2014

Sonntag Makes Easy Work of Jumpout Ahead of Eclipse Stakes 2014

Group 1 Queensland Derby (2400m) winner Sonntag was given an easy jumpout at the Sandown course proper ahead of Saturday’s Group 3 Eclipse Stakes (1800m).

Sonntag worked well in jumpout preparation ahead of the Eclipse Stakes. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Although the four-year-old was well beaten in his heat, jockey Chad Schofield was pleased with the performance, noting he was ...

Politeness to Stick with the Mares in 2014 Summoned Stakes

Politeness to Stick with the Mares in 2014 Summoned Stakes

Four-year-old mare Politeness will continue to race against her own sex this weekend in the Group 3 Summoned Stakes (1500m) at Sandown, making it her seventh consecutive race against fillies and mares.

Politeness will stick to what she knows and contest the Summoned Stakes on Saturday alongside the mares. Photo by Steve Hart.

She began with the Hilton Manufacturing...