News About: 2013 Caulfield Cup

Fiveandahalfstar’s Melbourne Cup Hopes Hang In The Balance

Fiveandahalfstar’s Melbourne Cup Hopes Hang In The Balance

2 Jul, 2013

The 2013 Spring Racing Carnival campaign of Fiveandahalfstar is currently hanging in the balance with a veterinary scan on Thursday set to decide the immediate racing future of the 2012 Victoria Derby winner.

Fiveandahalfstar could miss the 2013 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival (c) Race Horse Photos Australia

Fiveandahalfstar suffered a sprained fetlock during in his …

Caulfield Cup Now Last Race

Caulfield Cup Now Last Race

1 Jul, 2013

A scheduling change will see this year’s Caulfield Cup run as the last race on the 10-event feature program.

The move has been made in an effort to increase interest and betting turnover. While the Melbourne Racing Club have been keen to run the day’s main event as the last for many years, contractual obligations …

Dandino Could Follow In Jakkalberry’s Melbourne Cup Footsteps

Dandino Could Follow In Jakkalberry’s Melbourne Cup Footsteps

26 Jun, 2013

A trip to the USA could be on the agenda for Melbourne-bound stayer Dandino who could possibly follow the exact same path that took stablemate Jakkalberry to third place in last year’s Melbourne Cup.

Dandino is set to join Jakkalberry (pictured) in a Melbourne Cup tilt. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Fresh off a …

Super Cool Melbourne Cup Entrant

Super Cool Melbourne Cup Entrant

25 Jun, 2013

Victorian trainer Mark Kavanagh won’t shut any spring doors on Group 1 winner Super Cool, suggesting he will be entered for all the majors including the $6.2 million Melbourne Cup (3200m).

Super Cool will be entered for all the spring's major races. Photo by: Sarah Ebbett.

Kavanagh has previously stated he thinks 2000m may be …

Jet Away To Chase Group 1 Honours in Makybe Diva Stakes

Jet Away To Chase Group 1 Honours in Makybe Diva Stakes

13 Jun, 2013

While punters hit out at the upgrade of the Makybe Diva Stakes (1600m) earlier this week, one man who was happy with the move was Victorian trainer David Hayes.

Jet Away will begin his spring campaign in the Makybe Diva Stakes. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia.

With the improved status and a $50,000 prizemoney …

New Quarantine Guidelines for Spring Cups Horses

New Quarantine Guidelines for Spring Cups Horses

12 Jun, 2013

The increasing number of international visitors to the spring carnival has forced Racing Victoria to implement new quarantine rules to prioritise space for the highest rated horses.

With just 24 positions available at the Werribee International Horse Centre and the strong possibility that demand may exceed space, the new rule will ensure horses highest in …

Hore-Lacy Chasing Caulfield Cup Glory

Hore-Lacy Chasing Caulfield Cup Glory

11 Jun, 2013

Rick Hore-Lacy admits he doesn’t know whether Chase The Rainbow will run a strong 2400m but he’s more than willing to find out.

Chase The Rainbow will be aimed at the Caulfield Cup. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The future stallion prospect has returned to work after injury cut short last year’s spring campaign …