News About: 2011 Eclipse Stakes
Leading Melbourne jockey Luke Nolen has given today’s $150,000 Listed Ballarat Cup favourite Rothera the thumps up after rain softened the Dowling Forest track yesterday.
While the weather is fine at Ballarat, the track is rated a slow six.
Nolen, who stuck by Rothera when its trainer Peter Moody was ready to sack him, believes …
Bolter Rothera shocked even his trainer Peter Moody by winning the Group 3 Eclipse Stakes (1800m) at Sandown Hillsidetoday.
Moody had the six-year-old galloper booked to go back home to Queensland on Monday so unimpressed had he been with the lead up.
Trainer David Vandyke in on a seeking mission with troubled galloper Lamasery.
While Sydney gelding has won at 2400m in the past, Vandyke wants to see him do it against true talent in the Group 2 $350,000 Zipping Classic (2400m) on the Sandown Hillside on Saturday.
A good performance will give the trainer confidence that …
How long does it take an Irishman to work out a horse’s optimum distance?
It is not a joke, it is champion Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien’s drawn out assessment of So You Think.
It appears the dual Cox Plate winner’s middle distance sojourns are to be restricted after he finished sixth to Drosselmeyer in the …
So You Think has cemented his place as one of the world’s greatest stayers by winning the Group 1 Eclipse Stakes at Sandown Park Racecourse in England on the weekend.
The five-year-old was trailing English Derby and Prix de l’arc de Triomphe winner Workforce at …
With English jockey Ryan Moore’s disappointing ride aboard So You Think in the Prince Of Wales’s Stakes fresh in everybody’s minds, Steven Arnold is making a play to ride the horse in the Eclipse Stakes this weekend.
Arnold, who was the …
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