News About: 2011 Emirates Stakes

Moroney to train Wall Street

Moroney to train Wall Street

23 Nov, 2011

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.

After …

Soul puts heart into winning 2011 Heffernan Stakes

Soul puts heart into winning 2011 Heffernan Stakes

12 Nov, 2011

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.…

Jimmy Choux Confirmed As Hong Kong Mile Contender

Jimmy Choux Confirmed As Hong Kong Mile Contender

8 Nov, 2011

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 …

Pinnacles to live a long life

Pinnacles to live a long life

8 Nov, 2011

Pinnacles has been retired and will live a long life despite breaking down in the Emirates Stakes

Trainer Rick Hore-Lacy confirmed that Pinnacles will be saved despite breaking down in the Emirates Stakes won by Albert The Faton Saturday.

Many on twitter had the eight-year-old done and dusted when he literally stopped to a walk …

Sad End For Pinnacles In Emirates Stakes

Sad End For Pinnacles In Emirates Stakes

5 Nov, 2011

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 …

Group 1 Glory For Albert The Fat In Emirates Stakes

Group 1 Glory For Albert The Fat In Emirates Stakes

5 Nov, 2011

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 – change of tactics

Avienus and Toorak Toff – change of tactics

5 Nov, 2011

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.…

Flemington – Emirates day – scratchings, gear and jockey changes

Flemington – Emirates day – scratchings, gear and jockey changes

5 Nov, 2011

FLEMINGTON

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

Race …

Jimmy Choux – ready for the Emirates

Jimmy Choux – ready for the Emirates

4 Nov, 2011

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 …

Quick Back-Up For Woorim In Emirates Stakes

Quick Back-Up For Woorim In Emirates Stakes

3 Nov, 2011

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 …