News About: 2011 Myer Classic

Sheikh Mohammed at Derby Day a good sign for Snowden runners

Sheikh Mohammed at Derby Day a good sign for Snowden runners

29 Oct, 2011

Sepoy

It is expected the Peter Snowdenyard is set for a big Derby day at Flemington.

The Darley trainer has the boss Sheikh Mohammed in town to see his thoroughbreds strut their stuff.

And the rain that Melbourne has received is only helping the situation.

In race one, Carbine Club Stakes, Galah is being back …

Pinker Pinker Battles For Coveted Cox Plate Position

Pinker Pinker Battles For Coveted Cox Plate Position

13 Oct, 2011

Greg Eurell has confirmed that his four-year-old mare Pinker Pinker will journey on towards the $3 million Cox Plate at Moonee Valley on October 22.

Pinker Pinker is one of 36 horses that remain in contention to run in the 14 horse race.

“(I’m) not sure where everybody sits in the order but hopefully we …

More Joyous Out Of Cox Plate Contention

More Joyous Out Of Cox Plate Contention

18 Aug, 2011

More Joyous has been ruled out of this year's Cox Plate

Five-year-old mare More Joyous has been ruled out of a start in this year’s Cox Plate after her spring campaign has to be pushed back following a joint issue.

Owner John Singleton’s racing manager, Duncan Grimley, insisted that More Joyous was making good progress …

Keep The Peace To Cause Chaos In Myer Classic

Keep The Peace To Cause Chaos In Myer Classic

20 Jul, 2011

Well performed New Zealand filly Keep The Peace is on track for a Myer Classic bid during this year’s Melbourne spring racing carnival.

Trainer Shaune Ritchie is looking at the Australian Group 1 to try and boost her stud value will she’s in peak racing condition.

This season she’s been a double Group 1 winner …

O’Shea Enlists McDonald To Make Sydney Debut

O’Shea Enlists McDonald To Make Sydney Debut

1 Jul, 2011

Top New Zealand apprentice jockey James McDonald will debut his skills in Sydney when he rides for trainer John O’Shea at Randwick next weekend.

The young jockey became the first New Zealander to ride 200 winners in a season earlier this week.

The 19-year-old was relieved to have attained the double century.

“It’s probably a …

More Joyous Latest Casualty Of Rocket Man Bonus

More Joyous Latest Casualty Of Rocket Man Bonus

21 Jun, 2011

More Joyous is the latest star sprinter to boycott the Patinack Farm Classic if Rocket Man runs

Fresh criticism has arisen over the $600,000 bonus been made available to international horses in this year’s Patinack Farm Classic during Melbourne Cup week.

With Peter Moody and John McNair both publicly slamming the decision to offer the …