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2017 Makybe Diva Stakes Day Results: Humidor Wins The Feature

2017 Makybe Diva Stakes Day Results: Humidor Wins The Feature

It is a big afternoon of racing at Flemington on 2017 Makybe Diva Stakes Day today and we will be covering the results as they happen at Races.com.au. All but one of the races on Makybe Diva Stakes Day will be contested at black type level and some of the Spring Carnival’s most exciting horses…

Prince Of Brooklyn Leads 2016 The Sofitel Field & Odds

Prince Of Brooklyn Leads 2016 The Sofitel Field & Odds

Mick Price saddles-up his ultra-consistent stallion Prince Of Brooklyn as the favourite in Saturday’s The Sofitel 2016 on Makybe Diva Stakes Day in Melbourne. Due to run as Flemington Race 4 at 2:15pm (AEST), this season’s $120,000 Listed The Sofitel (1400m) features a final field of 15 runners. Sitting top of the latest The Sofitel…

Disposition to chase G1 goals after winning The Sofitel

Disposition to chase G1 goals after winning The Sofitel

Former Western Australian star Disposition was able to show his class in winning the Listed $120,000 The Sofitel (1400m) at Flemington today. Disposition ($2.25) was having his first run for trainers Lee and Anthony Freedman and lived up to their expectations with a comfortable win over run on horse Akavoroun ($14) and on pace runner…

2015 Makybe Diva Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

2015 Makybe Diva Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

Flemington Racecourse is the scene of Melbourne’s standout card this afternoon; boasting a total of nine races; seven at black type level highlighted by the featured Group 1 Makybe Diva Stakes (1600m). The weather is fine in Melbourne today and the Flemington track has been rated a Good 3 following no rainfall over the last…

Leebaz Ready for Return in The Sofitel

Leebaz Ready for Return in The Sofitel

Leebaz has been confirmed to run in Saturday’s Listed The Sofitel (1400m) at Flemington Racecourse, and co-trainer Wayne Hawkes could not be more confident the talented gelding will return to competition for success. Leebaz has not been seen at the races since failing to fire and fourteenth in the Group 1 Doomben Cup (2000m) in…

Disposition Primed for Success in The Sofitel

Disposition Primed for Success in The Sofitel

Lee Freedman is understandably thrilled to have added Disposition to his stables ahead of the 2015 Spring Carnival, and is confident the talented four-year-old is forward enough for success in Saturday’s Listed The Sofitel (1400m) at Flemington. Disposition stamped his claims as one to watch through a standout three-year-old season during the 2014 Perth Summer…

Leebaz Tops 2015 The Sofitel Field & Weights

Leebaz Tops 2015 The Sofitel Field & Weights

The returning Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes-trained Leebaz will carry top weight in The Sofitel 2015 at Flemington Racecourse on Makybe Diva Stakes Day this weekend. The Zabeel six-year-old is only lightly raced having his 19th start on Saturday in the $120,000 Listed The Sofitel (1400m), a handicap clash that has attracted 14 final acceptors,…

2014 Makybe Diva Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

2014 Makybe Diva Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

2014 Makybe Diva Stakes Day is set to be of vital importance for the rest of the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival, with several key contenders for another of Group 1 events included across a range of different races. Melbourne has put on a stellar day for the Makybe Diva Stakes meeting and the Flemington track is currently…

Spring Carnival Dream Gets Underway in Let’s Elope Stakes 2011

Spring Carnival Dream Gets Underway in Let’s Elope Stakes 2011

The dream of having a runner in one of the ‘Big Three’ Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival showdowns for Mornington horseman Dean Binaisse begins at Flemington this weekend as he prepares to saddle up his ace acquisition Dreamaway in the $200,000 Group 2 Let’s Elope Stakes (1400m). More Than Ready mare Dreamaway was formerly trained by…