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Glass Harmonium Out to Shatter Mackinnon Stakes 2011 Field

Glass Harmonium Out to Shatter Mackinnon Stakes 2011 Field

Cox Plate hard luck story Glass Harmonium is back this Saturday looking to finally break their Group 1 maiden after multiple failed attempts, Mike Moroney’s imported grey this time taking on a top field of staying types in the 2011 Mackinnon Stakes.

Glass Harmonium is out to rewrite their hard luck Cox Plate story with a 2011 Mackinnon Stakes ...

Bear Hero 2011 Coolmore Stud Stakes – X Factor

Bear Hero 2011 Coolmore Stud Stakes – X Factor

Bear Hero has been well described by rival jockey Kerrin McEvoy as the X-factor in the 2011 $502,000 Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) at Flemington

The Hong Kong trained galloper a $19 chance with Luxbet has won three of four races at Shatin in Hong Kong and comes to Australia for its first start.

Trained by the astute David ...

2011 Mackinnon Stakes – bullish on Wall Street

2011 Mackinnon Stakes – bullish on Wall Street

Wall Street has simply been one of New Zealand’s best horses in the past few seasons but is facing a problem coming into the 2011 $1m Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes (2000m) at Flemington.

On Wednesday the classy galloper suffered a out of colic and needs to overcome those worries going into the race

Luxbet have him at $12 for the ...

2011 Mackinnon Stakes – Midas Touch the recovered

2011 Mackinnon Stakes – Midas Touch the recovered

Wealthy owner Lloyd Williams has bought many European horses to win Australia’s big races which on the whole have been disappointing.

But in 2011, times are changin’ and Midas Touch is to be leading the charge.

The Irish import, formerly trained by Aiden O’Brien, at $12 with Luxbet could easily give Williams a win in the 2011 $1m Group 1 ...

2011 Mackinnon Stakes – the start of a French invasion?

2011 Mackinnon Stakes – the start of a French invasion?

Foreteller showed early potential in France winning a hat-trick of races prior to his form tapering and being flown to Australia.

That flight was in late 2010 and he started racing in Australia in May 2011.

No one would have really thought after his initial starts Foreteller could win the 2011 $1m Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes (2000m) at Flemington.

2011 ...

Southern Speed Back for More Glory in 2011 Mackinnon Stakes

Southern Speed Back for More Glory in 2011 Mackinnon Stakes

This Saturday upset Caulfield Cup winner Southern Speed returns to the turf a fortnight after her breakthrough Group 1 success looking to add another elite level title to her increasingly impressive record by winning the Mackinnon Stakes 2011 before being turned out to the paddock for a well-earned break.

Southern Speed is out to claim the Caulfield Cup - Mackinnon ...

Sepoy No Certainty In Coolmore Stakes Form Guide 2011

Sepoy No Certainty In Coolmore Stakes Form Guide 2011

Sepoy is not a certain Coolmore Stuf Stakes winner

The 2011 Coolmore Stud Stakes features one of the biggest draw cards of the entire program at Flemington on Derby Day with Sepoy out to defend his winning streak.

If not for a hiccup prior to the Golden Slipper when beaten by Smart Missile Sepoy would still be undefeated but as ...

Could Mosheen Be The Suprise 2011 Myer Classic Winner?

Could Mosheen Be The Suprise 2011 Myer Classic Winner?

Mosheen will be looking to post an upset win over More Joyous in the 2011 Myer Classic at Flemington Racecourse this Saturday October 29, 2011.

One of four Group 1 races to run on Victoria Derby Day, the Myer Classic 2011 currently has a full field of 16 runners plus one emergency.

Mosheen, who is the only three-year-old in the ...

2011 Coolmore Stud Stakes – Unique Quality the improver

2011 Coolmore Stud Stakes – Unique Quality the improver

Former jockey Frankie Stockdale has tried his luck at training for some time but hasn’t really come to the party with many quality horses.

Domicile well out from the major training centres in Sale, country Victoria, Stockdale has about 20 horses and most with country ability.

Unique Quality is a little different, yet to win in only three starts, Stockdale ...

Where They Came From – Mackinnon Stakes Form 2011

Where They Came From – Mackinnon Stakes Form 2011

Precedence

The 2011 Mackinnon Stakes is an intriguing contest this Saturday at Flemington for a number of different reasons.

Firstly it’s a $1 million Group 1 making it one of the most valuable races of the spring, the second is that it’s the final chance for a lot of these horses to get into the Melbourne Cup, the most valuable ...