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2017 UCI Stakes Winner on VRC Derby Main Stage

2017 UCI Stakes Winner on VRC Derby Main Stage

Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young look to have unearthed two genuine 2017 Victoria Derby contenders with stablemates Main Stage and Johnny Vinko running first and third respectively at Flemington in the Listed $120,000 UCI Stakes (1800m). The now Cranbourne-based Kiwi trainers were full of confidence with their eventual UCI Stakes winner Main Stage pre-race on…

Full Turnbull Stakes Day 2017 Results: Winx Wins 14th Group 1

Full Turnbull Stakes Day 2017 Results: Winx Wins 14th Group 1

It is all about Winx racing at Flemington Racecourse for the first time in Melbourne today and below the Races.com.au team will be updating the full 2017 Turnbull Stakes Day results across the afternoon. The Turnbull Stakes Day card is a nine-race affair headlined by Flemington Race 5 at 3:50pm (AEDT) when the Chris Waller-trained…

2016 UCI Stakes Field & Betting Odds

2016 UCI Stakes Field & Betting Odds

A number of potential VRC Derby hopefuls are engaged to face off in Sunday’s UCI Stakes 2016 field at Flemington Racecourse this Turnbull Stakes Day including visiting Kiwi raider Highlad. All nine races on the Flemington program on Sunday hold Black-Type status including Race 3 at 1:25pm (AEDT) – the $120,000 Listed UCI Stakes (1800m)…

Turnbull Stakes Day Run for VRC Derby Hope Highlad

Turnbull Stakes Day Run for VRC Derby Hope Highlad

New Zealand horseman Murray Baker has confirmed a Turnbull Stakes Day run Sunday week for his 2016 Victoria Derby-bound three-year-old Highlad. The High Chaparral gelding is undefeated to date with back-to-back wins at home this campaign. The latest was in the Listed Wanganui Guineas (1350m) on September 3 when just a nose off the runner-up…

Positive Carry Ticks 2016 Victoria Derby Box

Positive Carry Ticks 2016 Victoria Derby Box

Jockey Craig Williams has given young Kiwi galloper Positive Carry the Victoria Derby 2016 tick of approval after guiding the galloper to victory at Sale on Wednesday. Prepared by the now Cranbourne-based Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young, Savabeel colt Positive Carry broke his maiden status at his second career start in the mid-week Victorian meet….

Ayers Rock Preparing for Autumn Carnival Assault

Ayers Rock Preparing for Autumn Carnival Assault

Trainer Shaun Mathrick elected to have Ayers Rock gelded after failing to fire in the Victoria Derby on October 31st, and is hopeful the decision will pay dividends when the talented three-year-old returns in autumn. Ayers Rock has posted two wins and a minor through his eleven start career so far and undoubtedly stamped himself…

Tarzino Targets Caulfield Guineas 2015

Tarzino Targets Caulfield Guineas 2015

In-form colt Tarzino will bypass a stakes run at Flemington this Sunday with trainer Mick Price confirming the up-and-comer for a step up in class targeting Saturday week’s 2015 Caulfield Guineas. The Tavistock three-year-old has won two of his three starts to date, most recently overcoming the outside barrier 16 to salute by three-quarters of…

UCI Stakes First Option for Victory Derby Hope Kentucky Flyer

UCI Stakes First Option for Victory Derby Hope Kentucky Flyer

A black-type run in Sunday’s UCI Stakes at Flemington is the preferred next start option for Robbie Laing’s 2015 Victoria Derby bound youngster Kentucky Flyer who will also be nominated for a Moonee Valley Group 2 on Friday night as well. Cranbourne horseman Laing is leaning towards a Turnbull Stakes Day run on Sunday this…

Magicool Scores Narrow 2014 UCI Stakes Win

Magicool Scores Narrow 2014 UCI Stakes Win

Mark Kavanagh’s Magicool ($10) took out the Listed UCI Stakes (1800m) at Flemington Racecourse Saturday afternoon, beating Atmosphere and War Point across the line. The Mark Price pair, Hawking ($13) and War Point($6), took the lead early but it was Hawking that took up the running in the early stages, taking the lead at 1400m ahead…

Shamus Award Features In 2014 Australian Guineas Nominations

Shamus Award Features In 2014 Australian Guineas Nominations

Nominations have been released for the Group 1 Australian Guineas, which will take place at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday March 1, 2014. A total of 85 three-year-olds have nominated for a run in the $500,000 event, including Shamus Award. Shamus Award was the first maidener to win the $3 million Cox Plate last October and…