News About Turffontein

Smerdon Confident in Australian Guineas Success for Fontein Ruby

Smerdon Confident in Australian Guineas Success for Fontein Ruby

Having saddled talented filly Mosheen to success in the Flemington feature in 2012, trainer Robert Smerdon is capable Fontein Ruby is more than capable of good performance against classy competition in Saturday’s featured Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m). Posting four wins and a further five minor place finishes from her 14 competitive appearances on course…

Wakeful Stakes Final Field and Barrier Draw Confirmed

Wakeful Stakes Final Field and Barrier Draw Confirmed

A classy field of 13 fillies has been confirmed for Saturday’s Group 2 Wakeful Stakes (2000m) at Flemington, highlighted by the inclusion of some of the Spring Racing Carnival’s standout three-year-olds. Having undoubtedly found peak condition in the lead-up to Derby Day at Flemington, Fontein Ruby highlights the 2014 Wakeful Stakes final field, but will…

Turffontein Wins William Reid Stakes

Turffontein Wins William Reid Stakes

The Anthony Cummings-trained Turffontein claimed his second Group 1 victory of his career on Saturday when the five-year-old entire took out the William Reid Stakes at Moonee Valley. In an unexpected upset, Turffontein ($12) beat home eight of the best sprinters in the 1200m Group 1 feature, including runner-up Wanted ($4.60) by half a neck…

Saturday’s William Reid Stakes Preview

Saturday’s William Reid Stakes Preview

Moonee Valley is gearing up to host the prestigious $500 000 Group 1 William Reid Stakes (1200m) this Saturday and with so many classy contenders ready to do battle it will definitely be the race of the weekend to watch. The final field and barrier draw was announced on Tuesday headlined by the unbeaten filly…