Horse Racing News

Tac De Boistron Considered for 2012 Melbourne Cup

Tac De Boistron Considered for 2012 Melbourne Cup

Could the French claim their third straight Melbourne Cup in 2012? The connections of Tac De Boistron will be praying the answer is yes with their classy six-year-old to be aimed at the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival majors including the ‘race that stops a nation’ on the first Tuesday of November at Flemington.

Take Risks gelding Tac De Boistron ...

Brambles Caulfield Cup 2012 Campaign in Doubt

Brambles Caulfield Cup 2012 Campaign in Doubt

Peter Moody’s highly promising Queensland Derby winner Brambles has suffered a major setback and is unlikely to contest any of the spring features including what was their main aim, the 2012 Caulfield Cup in October.

Queensland Derby winner Brambles is in doubt for the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival 2012

The ultra-consistent Savabeel gelding has finished out of the top ...

Green Birdie Flying Toward Aurie’s Star Handicap 2012

Green Birdie Flying Toward Aurie’s Star Handicap 2012

Tony Vasil’s globetrotting veteran galloper Green Birdie will be looking to finally post another win down under when they line-up in Saturday’s 2012 Aurie’s Star Handicap at Flemington Racecourse.

Kicking off the black-type racing action of the 2012 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, the $150,000 Group 3 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) has this year attracted 13 good runners ...

Golden Archer Heads 2012 Aurie’s Star Handicap Odds

Golden Archer Heads 2012 Aurie’s Star Handicap Odds

Peter Moody’s untapped four-year-old Golden Archer has opened the pronounced favourite to win the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival’s opening Group race and take home the Aurie’s Star Handicap 2012 at Flemington this Saturday.

Golden Archer is the short-priced favourite to win the 2012 Aurie's Star Handicap this weekend

The Rock Of Gibraltar stallion was sidelined with injury for ...

Pinwheel Tops Missile Stakes Odds 2012

Pinwheel Tops Missile Stakes Odds 2012

Peter Snowden’s first-up genius Pinwheel will look to add another resuming win to their record when they kick off their spring carnival campaign in the 2012 Missile Stakes at Warwick Farm on Saturday.

Pinwheel has opened the favourite in the 2012 Misslie Stakes odds for this Saturday

Seven-year-old Lonhro gelding Pinwheel is one of eight horses engaged in what ...

The Rosebud Odds 2012 – She’s A Fox Hot Favourite

The Rosebud Odds 2012 – She’s A Fox Hot Favourite

Anthony Cummings’ promising Golden Rose bound filly She’s A Fox will jump the odds-on favourite in the 2012 The Rosebud odds at Warwick Farm on Saturday as she shoots for back-to-back wins at the track.

She's A Fox is the odds-on favourite for the 2012 The Rosebud this weekend

The daughter of Fastnet Rock was purchased for a hefty ...

Ocean Park On Road to 2012 Cox Plate

Ocean Park On Road to 2012 Cox Plate

Promising New Zealand galloper Ocean Park will make his second trip to Australia this spring and has been entered in some of the country’s biggest races.

The four-year-old had two starts on Australian soil in the autumn before injury cut short his campaign and trainer Gary Hennessy confirmed both the 2012 Cox Plate and 2012 Caulfield Cup were on his ...

Jimando Aimed at 2012 Caulfield Guineas

Jimando Aimed at 2012 Caulfield Guineas

Tony McEvoy’s untapped Commands colt Jimando will be aimed at the Caulfield Guineas 2012 this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, their campaign to kick off in Adelaide this Saturday.

Set to make their three-year-old debut in the $34,000 Dominant Handicap (1050m) at their home track at Morphettville on the weekend, Jimando hasn’t raced since their sixth to boom youngster ...

Pride Chasing Big 2012 Melbourne Spring Carnival Sprints

Pride Chasing Big 2012 Melbourne Spring Carnival Sprints

Sydney trainer Joe Pride is gearing up for an assault on the 2012 Melbourne Spring Carnival sprints with stable stars Rain Affair and Tiger Tees.

Rain Affair will Head Joe Pride's Spring Brigade in Melbourne

Both noted front runners, Pride is predicting big things for the pair who will have different targets at the Melbourne Spring Carnival.

A winner of ...

Rekindled Interest On Track for 2012 Cox Plate

Rekindled Interest On Track for 2012 Cox Plate

Rekindled Interest is on track for his 2012 Cox Plate target after impressing during trackwork at Moonee Valley on the weekend.

Rekindled Interest has shown promising signs ahead of his spring preparation

The Jim Conlan-trained five-year-old worked between races during Saturday’s card and the Mornington trainer was thrilled with how he performed.

“He was terrific, he loves the Valley,” ...