News About Tonopah

2017 CF Orr Stakes Bid for John Dillion Winner Grande Rosso

2017 CF Orr Stakes Bid for John Dillion Winner Grande Rosso

The season’s opening Group 1 race could be on the cards next-up for Thursday’s John Dillion Stakes winner Grande Rosso who will be aimed at the Ladbrokes CF Orr Stakes 2017 or Futurity Stakes next month. Prepared by David & Ben Hayes and Tom Dabernig, the Written Tycoon five-year-old earned a shot at an elite level…

2017 John Dillon Stakes Field & Betting Odds

2017 John Dillon Stakes Field & Betting Odds

One of the key races on the Australia Day line-up at Caulfield Racecourse on Thursday is the John Dillon Stakes 2017, betting for which is a wide-open affair. Due to run as Caulfield Race 7 at 5:20pm (AEDT), this season’s $120,000 Listed John Dillon Stakes (1400m) has attracted a final field of 10 and currently…

Tonopah Heads 2016 Christmas Stakes Field & Weights

Tonopah Heads 2016 Christmas Stakes Field & Weights

Darren Weir’s Group 3 winner Tonopah will carry top weight in the Christmas Stakes 2016 field at Caulfield Racecourse first-up at Saturday’s Christmas Eve race meet in Melbourne. The seven-year-old son of Rock Hard Ten is one of a dozen sprinters engaged to face off in the $120,000 Listed Ian McLeod Christmas Stakes (1200m), the…

Caulfield’s 2016 Christmas Stakes Nominations Released

Caulfield’s 2016 Christmas Stakes Nominations Released

The Christmas Stakes 2016 is one of two black-type Boxing Day races running at Caulfield Racecourse on Monday and nominations for the handicap sprint are now out. A total of 17 sprinters are entered for a shot at this summer’s $120,000 Listed Christmas Stakes (1200m) in Melbourne including the in-form Lindsay Park-trained Grande Rosso. The…

Four For Weir In 2016 Memsie Stakes Nominations

Four For Weir In 2016 Memsie Stakes Nominations

The 2016 Memsie Stakes nominations have been released and leading Victorian trainer Darren Weir has four horses in the initial entries for the Group 1 event. The Memsie Stakes has always been the major 2016 Spring Racing Carnival goal for Mahuta and he will head into the $500,000 race with two runs under his belt….

Tonopah Holds Off Prince Of Penzance in RA Lee Stakes

Tonopah Holds Off Prince Of Penzance in RA Lee Stakes

Tonopah has withstood a late charge by Melbourne Cup hero Prince Of Penzance to win the Group 3 RA Lee Stakes (1600m) at Adelaide’s Morphettville Racecourse this afternoon. Tonopah continued to drift in betting in the hours leading up to jump this afternoon, but experienced a carefree start and was settled just off the early…

2016 RA Lee Stakes Betting Tips & Odds

2016 RA Lee Stakes Betting Tips & Odds

One of the key support acts on The Goodwood Day card in Adelaide this Saturday is the RA Lee Stakes 2016 for the milers and stayers, betting tips and odds for the Morphettville clash found below. Running as Morphettville Race 5 at 3:05pm (local), this year’s $150,000 Group 3 Robert & Fay Gerard RA Lee…

2016 RA Lee Stakes Field Features Prince Of Penzance

2016 RA Lee Stakes Field Features Prince Of Penzance

Darren Weir gives last year’s Melbourne Cup winner Prince Of Penzance a returning run in Adelaide on Saturday in the RA Lee Stakes 2016 before a likely return to the paddock ahead of the spring. Pentire six-year-old Prince Of Penzance scored the upset of the century taking out last November’s Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m)…

Melbourne Cup Winner Nominated for 2016 RA Lee Stakes

Melbourne Cup Winner Nominated for 2016 RA Lee Stakes

Last year’s upset Melbourne Cup winner Prince Of Penzance is nominated for his much awaited return at Morphettville Racecourse in the RA Lee Stakes 2016 this Saturday in Adelaide. The six-year-old son of Pentire is one of 17 gallopers entered for this year’s $150,000 Group 3 RA Lee Stakes (1600m) on The Goodwood Day and…

Tonopah Continues Road Towards 2013 Queensland Derby

Tonopah Continues Road Towards 2013 Queensland Derby

Lightly-raced colt Tonopah can announce himself as a 2013 Queensland Derby contender with a strong performance in the Group 3 2013 Rough Habit Plate (2100m) on Saturday. The American-bred, Sydney-based galloper will be having just the fifth start of his career and faces a steep rise in grade. But trainer Craig Ritchie says he has…