News About Steve Arnold

Regal Roller Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

Regal Roller Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

The Listed Regal Roller Stakes (1200m) is by no means the feature race at Caulfield this weekend, but has attracted a particularly talented field of sixteen plus one emergency; offering exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Yesterday’s Songs ($5.50) will carry winning form into the race…

Merion Sneaks into 2015 Australian Guineas Field

Merion Sneaks into 2015 Australian Guineas Field

A capacity field of 16 three-year-olds plus one emergency accepted for the Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m) on Wednesday morning, including Michael Moroney’s Merion. The gelding was sitting at number 20 on the ballot but managed to sneak into the field due to some good fortune. Moroney had nominated Merion for the Group 1 Randwick…

Merion Targets 2015 Australian Guineas

Merion Targets 2015 Australian Guineas

Merion will begin his 2015 autumn racing campaign next month but trainer Mike Moroney is still working out a first-up run. The three-year-old gelding will be aimed towards the Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington Racecourse on March 7 and will either come via the Group 3 CS Hayes Stakes (1200m) on February 21…

2014 Emirates Stakes is Best Trip for The Cleaner

2014 Emirates Stakes is Best Trip for The Cleaner

Hoop Steve Arnold, who will partner The Cleaner for the fourth successive time this Saturday in the Group 1 Emirates Stakes (1600m), believes the feature race of Stakes Day at Flemington is the perfect trip for the cult horse. The Cleaner has won eight of his total 13 starts over 1600 metres, including four of…

The Cleaner Looking for Emirates Stakes Consolation

The Cleaner Looking for Emirates Stakes Consolation

After running a credible ninth in last weekend’s Cox Plate the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival raid of Mick Burles’ Tassie galloper The Cleaner could continue Saturday week in the 2014 Emirates Stakes. It has been a fairytale season for the Savoire Vivre seven-year-old from the Apple Isle with The Cleaner winning four of his seven…

Merion Wins 2014 Living Legends Stakes

Merion Wins 2014 Living Legends Stakes

Lining up for without doubt his toughest task to date at Flemington Racecourse this afternoon, exciting three-year-old Merion has well and truly risen to the occasion, displaying a keen turn of foot to win the Listed Living Legends Stakes (1400m) in a photo finish. Jumping from the gates well, the O’reilly gelding settled well within…

Hore-Lacy Chasing Doncaster Mile 2014 Dream

Hore-Lacy Chasing Doncaster Mile 2014 Dream

Not having raced since a one-run spring prep in September of 2012, Rick Hore-Lacy’s Group 2 winning stallion Chase The Rainbow is nearing a summer return before their 2014 Doncaster Mile goal in the autumn. Originally Hore-Lacy planned to target the injury prone Dash For Cash grey at the $2.5 million Group 1 Caulfield Cup…

San Diego 2013 Victoria Derby Bound After Bill Stutt

San Diego 2013 Victoria Derby Bound After Bill Stutt

Connections of the Peter Snowden-trained three-year-old San Diego will use this weekend’s Bill Stutt Stakes as a lead-up to the Victoria Derby 2013 during November’s Melbourne Cup Carnival. The Exceed And Excel colt has won two of their four career starts to date, including a nice win over the mile at Caulfield back in March….

Stocks Stakes 2013 Betting – Atlantic Jewel Odds-On

Stocks Stakes 2013 Betting – Atlantic Jewel Odds-On

Unsurprisingly Mark Kavanagh’s brilliant mare Atlantic Jewel has opened odds-on favourite to retain her undefeated status and score her ninth consecutive turf triumph in Saturday’s 2013 Stocks Stakes at Moonee Valley Racecourse. After defecting from the $300,000 Group 1 Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes (1600m) where her stablemate Super Cool will fly the flag for…

Bowman Booked for Rose Ride on Prince Harada

Bowman Booked for Rose Ride on Prince Harada

Victorian horseman Tony Vasil has confirmed Hugh Bowman will replace Steve Arnold aboard his smart col Prince Harada when they jump favourite in this Saturday’s $1 million Group 1 Golden Rose (1400m) in Sydney. Haradasun three-year-old Prince Harada is the current $3.30 favourite for Rosehill’s 2013 Golden Rose on the weekend after their Darwin-based connections…