News About: 2012 Toorak Handicap

Solzhenitsyn takes out Toorak Handicap for Queensland

Solzhenitsyn takes out Toorak Handicap for Queensland

13 Oct, 2012

Queensland leading trainer Robert Heathcote continued his great Spring success with Solzhenitsyn taking out the Group 1 $400,000 David Jones Toorak Handicap (1600m) at Caulfield today.

Solzhenitsyn takes out the Group 1 Toorak Handicap. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

The Toorak win wrapped up a memorable day for Heathcote with his top class sprinter …

More Joyous the Next Test for Solzhenitsyn

More Joyous the Next Test for Solzhenitsyn

11 Oct, 2012

Having already proven himself up to class in Melbourne with a third-place effort in the Group 1 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes (1400m), the challenge rises for Queensland gelding Solzhenitsyn at Caulfield on Saturday.

Solzhenitsyn has a tough task against More Joyous in the Toorak Handicap. Photo by: Daniel Costello.

The five-year-old is second favourite ($4.50) …

More Joyous Out to Break History in Toorak

More Joyous Out to Break History in Toorak

2 Oct, 2012

If glamour mare More Joyous is to take her current winning streak to seven in Saturday week’s Toorak Handicap (1600m) she will have to break history.

Racing Victoria chief handicapper Greg Carpenter revealed on Radio Sports National this morning that the winner of more than $4.4 million in prizemoney is likely to carry 60kg, an …