News About: 2012 Myer Classic

Myer Over Mackinnon for Secret Admirer

Myer Over Mackinnon for Secret Admirer

30 Oct, 2012

Grahame Begg has opted to race Secret Admirer in the Group 1 Myer Classic (1600m) at Flemington this Saturday instead of taking on Cox Plate winner Ocean Park in the Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes (2000m).

Secret Admirer heads to the Group 1 Myer Classic at Flemington on Saturday. Photo by: Steve Hart.

The five-year-old mare …

Mosheen Back With Blazer Stakes Win

Mosheen Back With Blazer Stakes Win

6 Oct, 2012

Glamour mare Mosheen got her campaign back on track at Flemington today with a much needed win in the Group 2 Blazer Stakes (1410m).

The multiple Group 1 winner had a throat operation prior to the spring and struggled in her first two starts but stalked the leaders before finishing strongly to claim a one-length …

Purcell Has Big Spring Ambitions

Purcell Has Big Spring Ambitions

7 Aug, 2012

Warrnambool trainer Aaron Purcell has big spring goals. Even the Melbourne Cup is on the radar for one of his stable newcomers.

Set to make his Australian soil debut at Caulfield on August 18, German-bred import Val Mondo was bought by Purcell with the aim of chasing glory in some of the country’s biggest races.…

Pear Tart to push on to Spring

Pear Tart to push on to Spring

26 Jun, 2012

Tattersall’s Tiara winner Pear Tart will be aimed at the Group 1 Myer Classic in the Spring after an impressive winter campaign that saw her overcome a head injury mid-preparation.

Pear Tart will aim for the Group 1 Myer Classic in the Spring - photo © Daniel Costello

The Dehere three-year-old went on to win …

Guineas Form Holds As Pear Tart Claims Tattersall’s Tiara Win

Guineas Form Holds As Pear Tart Claims Tattersall’s Tiara Win

23 Jun, 2012

Pear Tart has produced an upset win in the Group 1 Tattersall’s Tiara today at Eagle Farm Racecourse.

Pear Tart produces an upset to win the Tattersall's Tiara - photo © Daniel Costello

The three-year-old filly took out the final major race of the Brisbane Winter Carnival in style ahead of Skyerush, who finished second, …