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Caulfield Cup Horses Head 2017 Underwood Stakes Nominations

Caulfield Cup Horses Head 2017 Underwood Stakes Nominations

A host of potential Caulfield Cup horses make-up the Underwood Stakes 2017 nominations for the spring staying showdown held this Sunday at Caulfield Racecourse. Punters are treated to three Group 1 race meetings across the footy Grand Finals long weekend including in Melbourne on Sunday for Underwood Stakes Day. The feature race on the card…

Hartnell Skips Winx Clash in Turnbull Stakes 2017

Hartnell Skips Winx Clash in Turnbull Stakes 2017

Caulfield Cup-bound Hartnell will avoid another encounter with super mare Winx in the 2017 Turnbull Stakes this October. Godolphin have the in-form Authorized import Hartnell in outstanding form this season with the seven-year-old heading towards the Group 1 $3 million Caulfield Cup (2400m) on October 21. Last Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival Hartnell enjoyed plenty of…

Caulfield Cup 2017 Calls for Lizzie L’Amour

Caulfield Cup 2017 Calls for Lizzie L’Amour

She is far from guaranteed a run in the 2017 Caulfield Cup field next month, but Lizzie L’Amour’s co-trainer Murray Baker believes the Kiwi mare is a genuine chance to make the line-up in the $3 million showdown this spring. Cambridge-based Baker won the mile and a half classic two years ago with that year’s…

2017 Underwood Stakes Target for Bonneval

2017 Underwood Stakes Target for Bonneval

Co-trainer Murray Baker is eyeing a next-up run in the Underwood Stakes 2017 for his classy mare Bonneval following her resuming run in the Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes over the weekend. The dual Oaks winning daughter of Makfi kicked off her Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival bid in fine style, scoring a quarter-length victory over…

2017 Memsie Stakes First-Up for Yankee Rose

2017 Memsie Stakes First-Up for Yankee Rose

Sunshine Coast-based horseman David Vandyke is looking at the Memsie Stakes 2017 as a spring opener for his multiple Group 1 winning filly Yankee Rose who trialled in Brisbane on Tuesday morning. A rising four-year-old, the daughter of All American stepped out in the public eye at Doomben Racecourse for the first time since her…

2017 Cox Plate Option for Yankee Rose

2017 Cox Plate Option for Yankee Rose

Yankee Rose may have missed the autumn – winter racing carnivals due to injury issues but the dual Group 1 winning filly is back in work with connections keeping a run in the Cox Plate 2017 against Winx on the cards. Prepared by the now Sunshine Coast-based David Vandkye, the All American filly is majority…

Black Heart Bart given top weight in 2017 Stradbroke Handicap

Black Heart Bart given top weight in 2017 Stradbroke Handicap

Multiple Group 1 winner Black Heart Bart was given the top weight of 58.5kg when weights were released today for the 2017 Group 1 $1.5m Stradbroke Handicap (1400m). The 1400m Stradbroke Handicap is scheduled to run at Eagle Farm on June 10 but that now looks likely to change after the Queensland Oaks meeting set…

2017 Goodwood Final Field: Black Heart Bart draws barrier 2

2017 Goodwood Final Field: Black Heart Bart draws barrier 2

Five times Group 1 winner Black Heart Bart’s chances of making it back to back wins in the Group 1 $1m Darley Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville on Saturday have soared after the big bay drew barrier two in the capacity field. A final field of twenty sprinters plus three emergencies make up the 2017 Goodwood…

Awesome Rock to Gallop at Moonee Valley Ahead of Cox Plate 2016

Awesome Rock to Gallop at Moonee Valley Ahead of Cox Plate 2016

Talented entire Awesome Rock will been given another look at the Moonee Valley track before taking his place in Saturday’s featured 2016 Cox Plate (2040m). Awesome Rock secured ballot-free entry into the Cox Plate 2016 with dominant performance for success in the Group 2 Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes (1600m) at the Valley on September…

2016 Underwood Stakes Winner Black Heart Bart to Take on Winx

2016 Underwood Stakes Winner Black Heart Bart to Take on Winx

Proving a weight-for-age star over the 1800m with a runaway Underwood Stakes 2016 win at Caulfield Racecourse on the weekend has set up a scintillating showdown next start for Black Heart Bart with Australia’s best racehorse Winx. Darren Weir’s former Perth-trained Blackfriars six-year-old posted his third elite level win since joining the stable with a…