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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.

Prince Of Brooklyn is early favourite to win the 2016 The Sofitel in Black-Type company at Flemington Racecourse this weekend. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

Due to run as Flemington Race 4 at 2:15pm (AEST), this season’s $120,000 ...

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 to step up to Group 1 company after winning The Sofitel at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Disposition ($2.25) was having his first run for trainers Lee and Anthony Freedman and lived up to their expectations ...

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).

Boban is currently favourite to win the 2015 Makybe Diva Stakes. Photo: Steve Hart

The weather is fine in Melbourne today and the Flemington track has been rated ...

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.

Team Hawkes are thrilled with Leebaz ahead of The Sofitel at Flemington. Photo: Steve Hart

Leebaz has not been seen at the races since failing to fire ...

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 (inside, pink silks) is primed for success in The Sofitel at Flemington first-up. Photo: Sarah Ebbett

Disposition stamped his claims ...

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.

Possible 2015 Epsom Handicap bound Leebaz is the top weight for the 2015 The Sofitel in Melbourne this weekend. Photo: Steve Hart.

The Zabeel six-year-old is only lightly raced having his 19th...

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.

Nostradamus has been scratched from the 2014 Danehill Stakes and will instead run in the Golden Rose. Photo: Steve Hart

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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 Grant Williams in Western Australia ...