Spring Racing News

2017 Memsie Stakes Target for I Am A Star

2017 Memsie Stakes Target for I Am A Star

Mornington trainer Shane Nichols had identified the Memsie Stakes 2017 as the likely first Group 1 target this spring for his Myer Classic winning filly I Am A Star.

The 2017 Memsie Stakes is an early Group 1 spring target for I Am A Star. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The rising four-year-old daughter of I Am Invincible has amassed ...

Highland Reel Cox Plate 2017 Contender

Highland Reel Cox Plate 2017 Contender

Aidan O’Brien’s gun Irish galloper Highland Reel shapes up as a genuine 2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate rival for mighty mare Winx after his dominant Prince Of Wales’s Stakes win at Royal Ascot.

Class Irish galloper Highland Reel could be Moonee Valley-bound this October to take on Winx in the 2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

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Laming on 2017 Myer Classic Payroll

Laming on 2017 Myer Classic Payroll

Cranbourne horseman Richard Laming has the Myer Classic 2017 firmly in his sights this coming Melbourne Cup Carnival for his progressive mare Payroll.

Jockey Jim Byrne rides 2017 Myer Classic-bound mare Payroll for her final winter run at Doomben over the mile on Saturday. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The four-year-old daughter of Not A Single Doubt chases her fourth career ...

Royal Ascot Winner Lady Aurelia to Scale The Everest 2017

Royal Ascot Winner Lady Aurelia to Scale The Everest 2017

Talented young sprinter Lady Aurelia put herself in the mix for a 2017 The Everest bid in Sydney this spring with a class Royal Ascot win in the Group 1 King’s Stand Stakes this week.

‘The Grey Flash’ Chautauqua is early favourite in The Everest 2017 race betting this coming spring season. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Royal Ascot Day 1 ...

2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate Calls for Ribchester

2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate Calls for Ribchester

One of the international Ladbrokes Cox Plate 2017 invitees Ribchester put the writing on the wall for a possible clash with Winx in Australia this spring winning the Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot overnight (AEST) in a track record.

Adelaide (2014) made history becoming the first international raider to win the Cox Plate at Moonee Valley. Photo: Sarah Ebbett....

Winx in fine shape for third Cox Plate campaign

Winx in fine shape for third Cox Plate campaign

Trainer Chris Waller is ready to start mapping out a plan to win a third Group 1 $3m Ladbrokes Cox Plate (2040m) with super star Winx following her return to his Rosehill stables in fine order.

Winx, above, is being set for a third consecutive Cox Pl;ate win at Moonee Valley. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Waller is happy with ...

Cox Plate 2017 On Cards for Scales Of Justice

Cox Plate 2017 On Cards for Scales Of Justice

W.A. horseman Lindsey Smith has his sights set high this spring with his weekend winner Scales Of Justice possibly Melbourne bound to take on Winx in the 2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate.

Perth galloper Scales Of Justice could take on Winx (pictured) in the Cox Plate 2017 this spring. Photo: Steve Hart.

The Railway Stakes winning four-year-old enjoyed his third ...

2017 The Everest: No Berry on Top of Chautauqua

2017 The Everest: No Berry on Top of Chautauqua

Hawkes Racing are yet to lock-in a hoop to ride their champion sprinter Chautauqua in The Everest 2017 after Tommy Berry was ruled out of the mount this week.

Tommy Berry has been ruled out of the 2017 The Everest ride on early favourite Chautauqua this October at Randwick. Photo: Steve Hart.

Berry had put in a special request to ...

Winx on Track for Ladbrokes Cox Plate 2017

Winx on Track for Ladbrokes Cox Plate 2017

An historic shot at a third Ladbrokes Cox Plate trophy in 2017 is still months away but already anticipation is growing around Hall of Famer Winx who is pleasing trainer Chris Waller in her early campaign build-up.

Winx is on track to become just the second horse in history to win three editions of the Cox Plate in 2017. Photo: ...

2017 Caulfield Cup Off for Jameka: Out Rest of Year

2017 Caulfield Cup Off for Jameka: Out Rest of Year

Reigning champion Jameka will not be defending her title in the Caulfield Cup 2017 with news the Ciaron Maher-trained mare is out of action for the rest of the year.

Reigning Caulfield Cup winner Jameka is out of action for the remainder of 2017. Photo: Steve Hart.

The $4.8 million earning daughter of Myboycharlie is still very unwell after ...