Spring Carnival Racing News

Messara Confident of 2014 Coolmore Stud Stakes Success for Scissor Kick

Messara Confident of 2014 Coolmore Stud Stakes Success for Scissor Kick
October 29th, 2014

Returning to racing in exceptional form this time in, trainer Paul Messara is confident of maiden success at the highest level of Australian racing for classy colt Scissor Kick in this weekend’s Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) at Flemington. A proven performer at the highest level, Scissor Kick was…

Jockey Yet to be Confirmed for Au Revoir in 2014 Melbourne Cup

Jockey Yet to be Confirmed for Au Revoir in 2014 Melbourne Cup
October 28th, 2014

Displaying a keen turn of foot to finish a credible third in the Group 2 Moonee Valley Cup (2500m) in what was his maiden Australian appearance last weekend, OTI Racing has confirmed classy French raider Au Revoir is still without a confirmed rider just one week out from the 2014…

Shock Defeat For Pierro As All Too Hard Wins 2012 Caulfield Guineas

Shock Defeat For Pierro As All Too Hard Wins 2012 Caulfield Guineas
October 15th, 2012

The Group 1 Caulfield Guineas has been won by All Too Hard at Caulfield Racecourse last Saturday October 13, 2012. All Too Hard shocked onlookers as he ran past odds-on favourite Pierro in the final stages of the $1 million Caulfield Guineas in Melbourne. The Casino Prince colt scored his…

2012 Epsom Handicap Barriers Shape Betting Odds

2012 Epsom Handicap Barriers Shape Betting Odds
October 4th, 2012

The Epsom Handicap is due to take place at Royal Randwick racecourse this Saturday October 6, 2012. Shoot Out (barrier 10) and Fat Al (barrier 6) have dominated the betting for the race, with Fat Al currently the $4.80 favourite at . Shoot Out remains the $5.50 second favourite to take out…

Nechita Ready For 2012 Golden Rose Victory

Nechita Ready For 2012 Golden Rose Victory
September 14th, 2012

Nechita is favoured to take out the Group 1 Golden Rose at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse tomorrow September 15, 2012. The three-year-old is currently paying odds of $2.30 to win the race at . Nechita has won both of her prior career race starts and has earned close to $120,000 in…

Dunaden Amongst 151 Melbourne Cup 2012 Nominations

Dunaden Amongst 151 Melbourne Cup 2012 Nominations
September 4th, 2012

Nominations have been released for the 2012 Melbourne Cup, which is due to run at Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday November 6, 2012. A total of 151 horses have been nominated for the 151st running of the race, including nine form trainer Bart Cummings alone. Cummings will be looking to extend…

Cloud Cast On Samaready’s 2012 Golden Rose Campaign

Cloud Cast On Samaready’s 2012 Golden Rose Campaign
August 28th, 2012

Samaready is in doubt for her scheduled run at Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday after refusing to eat her feed last night. The star three-year-old would not eat her evening meal, forcing trainer Mick Price to postpone her crucial track gallop this morning. Samaready is due to run in the 2012…

2012 Cox Plate – Nominations Feature Atlantic Jewel

2012 Cox Plate – Nominations Feature Atlantic Jewel
August 8th, 2012

Nominations have been released for the 2012 Cox Plate, with the race set to take place at Moonee Valley Racecourse on October 27, 2012. 155 horses have been nominated to run in the 2,040 metre Cox Plate, which has a field limit of 14 starters plus four emergencies. Included in…

Melbourne Spring Carnival 2012 Nomination Dates Released

Melbourne Spring Carnival 2012 Nomination Dates Released
July 26th, 2012

The 2012 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival is just around the corner, with nomination dates now realeased for all the major races. Listed below are the key dates for nominations and acceptances for seven of the main spring races, which as always, promises to be a bumper carnival. Heading the carnival…

Dunaden Wins 2011 Melbourne Cup By A Whisker

Dunaden Wins 2011 Melbourne Cup By A Whisker
November 2nd, 2011

Dunaden won the 2011 Melbourne Cup by the very narrowest of margins at Flemington Racecourse yesterday November 1, 2011. The French stayer won the race by millimetres ahead of the fast finishing Red Cadeaux. Lucas Cranach rounded out the placings in third, while Americain ran on well for fourth. Dunaden’s…