News About: 2011 Emirates Stakes
Six time Group winner Wall Street will rejoin the Mike Moroney stable after a change of ownership.
The 2010 Group 1 Emirates Stakes winner was bought by some of Moroney’s stable clients after an offer from Perth fell through.
Moroney’s brother Paul bought Wall Street (Montjeu-Villa Wanda) at the 2006 Karaka Sale for $NZ100,000.
Jockey Mark Zahra kept that black type winning feeling when Soul scored a narrow win in the Listed Heffernan Stakes (1300m) on the Sandown Hillside today.
Zahra, who scored a Group 1 win aboard Albert The Fat in the Emirates Stakes at Flemington last Saturday, confirmed his good form aboard the Peter Snowden trained gelding.…
New Zealand galloper Jimmy Choux will head to Hong Kong next month after his fourth place finish in the $1 million Emirates Stakes on Saturday.
Jimmy Choux is expected take part in the international meeting at Sha Tin on December 11, where he will contest the $HK20 million Hong Kong Mile.
Trainer John Bary revealed …
While the connections of Albert The Fat celebrate his Emirates Stakes win, it was a worrying ending for talented eight-year-old Pinnacles, who broke down badly in the final stages of the race.
Pinacles suffered a fractures sesamoid in the race and has been taken away for assessment.
The gelding looked a winning chance 200 metres …
Albert The Fat has run the biggest race of his life at Flemington today to win the $1 million Emirates Stakes.
The seven-year-old gelding proved that his best years were not behind him as he shot to the lead in the closing stages of the race.
King’s Rose had to be content with second after …
Avienus and Toorak Toff will be differently today.
The Group 2 Matriarch Stakes (2000m) top weight Avienus will be ridden quieter if circumstances permit.
Connections have advised Racing Victoria stewards of the new tactics that will be adopted at Flemington..
Avienus settled in the top six in the Cox Plate but weakened before the turn.…
EMIRATES STAKES DAY – Track Dead-4 – weather cloudy
Race 1: 1 – JIMANDO, 7 – CHURCHILL
Race 2: 5 – GOLD SALUTE, 7 – THE BIG STEEL, 11 – GOLD SAND, 12 – NICASTRO, 15 – SET THE COURSE
Race 3: 17 – KIM HEAVEN
Race 4 Nil
Race 5 Nil
The person closest the 2011 Group 1 $1m Emirate Stakes (1600m) favourite Jimmy Choux says he is “spot on” for the second of his three big race targets.
Strapper Sue Hall says despite still having knockers, her horse will do the talking when it steps out tomorrow afternoon at Flemington.
The Kiwi was a Cox …
Trainer Robert Heathcote will attempt to win his first Group 1 title when Woorim lines up for the $1 million Emirates Stakes at Flemington this Saturday.
Woorim won his last start in the Group 3 tab.com.au Stakes on Victoria Derby Day by an impressive two lengths.
“That was fantastic and to do it on such …
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