News About Wayne Hawkes

Ducimus Wins 2017 Talindert Stakes: Caulfield Guineas Calls

Ducimus Wins 2017 Talindert Stakes: Caulfield Guineas Calls

Jockey Noel Callow declared Saturday’s Talindert Stakes winner Ducimus as a genuine 2017 Caulfield Guineas contender looking ahead to the spring. Prepared by Team Hawkes, the nicely-bred son of Snitzel was an expensive $700,000 yearling purchase and is already living up to the hype. On debut he won at Ballarat impressing Callow, who retained the…

Blue Diamond Stakes 2017 Hope Eden Roc Debuts

Blue Diamond Stakes 2017 Hope Eden Roc Debuts

Team Hawkes will unveil a promising three-quarter brother of the stable’s Group 1 placed colt Star Turn on Saturday when 2017 Blue Diamond Stakes hope Eden Roc lines-up at Randwick. A nicely-bred son of Star Witness from Hilton Head, Eden Roc was an expensive $750,000 yearling for owner Alan Bel and has a tight connection…

Team Hawkes Chase 2016 Victoria Derby Quinella

Team Hawkes Chase 2016 Victoria Derby Quinella

Co-trainer Wayne Hawkes is hoping to run the Victoria Derby 2016 quinella on Saturday with stablemates Swear and Inference both on track for the Flemington classic. The $1.5 million Group 1 AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) is the highlight of four elite levels on the card for the opening Melbourne Cup Carnival at Flemington Racecourse. Wayne…

Rebel Dane Is The 2016 Manikato Stakes Winner

Rebel Dane Is The 2016 Manikato Stakes Winner

Rebel Dane defied a massive price to record a shock victory in the 2016 Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley tonight. Rebel Dane was barely mentioned in the lead-up to the Manikato Stakes as the majority of attention was focused on the likes of Chautauqua, English and Buffering, but Rebel Dane took advantage of a clever…

Perth Target for 2016 Caulfield Sprint Winner Our Boy Malachi

Perth Target for 2016 Caulfield Sprint Winner Our Boy Malachi

Evergreen veteran sprinter Our Boy Malachi could be Perth-bound for the Winterbottom Stakes after a slashing late run to win the Caulfield Sprint 2016 from the back on Caulfield Cup Day. The “Rockhampton Rocket” was back in the winners’ stall for the 19th time at his 26 career start enjoying the second-up victory for Team…

Euro Angel Wins Ladies’ Day Vase

Euro Angel Wins Ladies’ Day Vase

Euro Angel has produced a smart turn of foot in the final straight at Caulfield to win the Group 3 Ladies’ Day Vase (1600m) this afternoon. Euro Angel was all but forgotten in Ladies’ Day Vase betting markets in the hours leading up to jump, but the mare found an ideal position in transit as…

Star Turn Too Good in 2016 Schillaci Stakes

Star Turn Too Good in 2016 Schillaci Stakes

Three-year-old Star Turn has justified his resounding favouritism to win the Group 2 Schillaci Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield Racecourse this afternoon. Star Turn was charged with carrying only 53kgs in the Schillaci Stakes, and the colt did his chances of a maiden win amongst open company no harm when jumping well and taking an ideal…

Dunn Rides 2016 Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Winner Divine Prophet

Dunn Rides 2016 Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Winner Divine Prophet

Jockey Dwayne Dunn celebrated his second success in the stallion-making Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas 2016 in a 10/10 ride on the Team Hawkes-trained winner Divine Prophet. Dunn rode All Too Hard (2012) to victory in the mile set weights classic for three-year-olds four years ago and was back in the winners’ stall for this year’s $1…

Updated 2016 Moir Stakes Betting Odds: Chautauqua

Updated 2016 Moir Stakes Betting Odds: Chautauqua

The returning Team Hawkes-trained super sprinter Chautauqua is the short-priced favourite in the Moir Stakes 2016 betting markets to win first-up under the lights at Moonee Valley Racecourse on Friday night. An ace field of nine sprint stars will face off in Moonee Valley Race 7 at 9:30pm (AEST) on Friday evening – the weight-for-age…

Leebaz Successfully Defends Crown in 2016 Hollindale Stakes

Leebaz Successfully Defends Crown in 2016 Hollindale Stakes

Leebaz has successfully defended his crown in the Group 2 Hollindale Stakes (1800m) this afternoon; producing an impressive late kick to savage the line comfortably in the clear of Hauraki on the Gold Coast. Clearly a proven performer at the class and distance, and under the Gold Coast conditions, Leebaz was forgotten in Hollindale Stakes…