News About: 2012 Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival

Australian Derby Target for Proliferate

Australian Derby Target for Proliferate

13 Mar, 2012

Proliferate trainer Mick Price has opted to forgo the Group 1 Randwick Guineas in favour of Friday’s Alister Clark Stakes at Moonee Valley in the hope of reviving the outstanding colt’s Australian Derby campaign.

The son of More Than Ready finished seventh in his last start in the Australian Guineas (1600m) and Price said it …

Australian Cup Honours go to Manighar

Australian Cup Honours go to Manighar

10 Mar, 2012

Southern Speed (left) and Manighar fight to the line in the Australian Cup

French gelding Manighar has taken top honours in today’s $1 million Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) at Flemington.

The Peter Moody trained six-year-old beat a small, albeit quality, eight-horse field in the stayers’ event that included five imports.

German horse Illo set …