News About: 2012 Futurity Stakes

Pride To Rain On Black Caviar Parade

Pride To Rain On Black Caviar Parade

13 Feb, 2012

We reported after Rain Affair’s Expressway Stakes win on Saturday that the Joe Pride trained runner was likely to be sent to Group 1 level at its next start.

That was hardly surprising given the ease of his four length victory at Caulfield but Pride dropped a bombshell later on when he revealed his desire …

Black Caviar Is Surprise Entry In Newmarket Handicap Nominations

Black Caviar Is Surprise Entry In Newmarket Handicap Nominations

25 Jan, 2012

Black Caviar has made a surprise appearance in the Newmarket Handicap nominations when they were released yesterday.

The super mare won last year’s edition of the race carrying an extraordinary 58 kilograms and was not expected to feature in any more handicap races.

The Newmarket Handicap will take place on Saturday March 10 at Flemington …

Caviar Starter For Cox Plate Champ

Caviar Starter For Cox Plate Champ

5 Dec, 2011

She overcame a red hot field to win the Cox Plate but even that would be a distant second career achievement were Pinker Pinker to upstage Black Caviar first up in 2012.

The two look likely to meet with Black Caviar being stepped out to the 1400m of the Futurity Stakes and Pinker Pinker starting …

New trainer for Hay List likely

New trainer for Hay List likely

23 Nov, 2011

Hay List is likely to join a Melbourne stable for the Autumn Carnival

Connections of star sprinter Hay List are considering removing the horse from Gosford trainer John McNair.

The balky six-year-old gelding who hasn’t raced since May is currently in pre-training at Muskoka Farm (near Gosford) and ready to resume fast work.

Hay List,  …

Missile to sprint without Caviar

Missile to sprint without Caviar

16 Nov, 2011

Smart Missile will target sprint races during the autumn, but will bypass Black Caviar

Top three-year-old Smart Missile will be kept to sprint distances and will avoid champion mare Black Caviar this autumn.

The boom on the Anthony Cummings-trained colt turned to minor yelp after two failures during Melbourne’s Spring Racing Carnival in the Group …