News About: 2013 Spring Racing Carnival

May’s Dream To Resume In How Now Stakes

May’s Dream To Resume In How Now Stakes

19 Sep, 2014

May’s Dream will return to the races in the 2014 How Now Stakes, but trainer Darren Weir does not rate the talented mare as a winning chance in the Group 3 event at Caulfield on Saturday.

May's Dream finished her autumn campaign with a tough win at Group 1 level in the Australasian Oaks. Photo …

Browne Confident Buffering Can Complete Group 1 Hat-Trick In Winterbottom Stakes

Browne Confident Buffering Can Complete Group 1 Hat-Trick In Winterbottom Stakes

22 Nov, 2013

Buffering has the opportunity to make history by becoming the first horse to win the Manikato Stakes (1200m), VRC Sprint Classic (1200m) and Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) in the same year and jockey Damien Browneis confident that the leading sprinter can complete the hat-trick of Group 1 events at Ascot tomorrow.

Buffering has the opportunity to …

Buffering Breaks Group 1 Drought In Manikato Stakes

Buffering Breaks Group 1 Drought In Manikato Stakes

25 Oct, 2013

Unlucky sprinter Buffering has finally broken through for a win at Group 1 level with a strong front-running effort in the Manikato Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley tonight.

Buffering hold off Lucky Nine (outside) to win the Group 1 Manikato Stakes. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia

Buffering has been a perennial bridesmaid at the …

Portelli Confident Rebel Dane Will Handle Flemington Straight

Portelli Confident Rebel Dane Will Handle Flemington Straight

5 Sep, 2013

Trainer Gary Portelli is confident that exciting sprinter Rebel Dane will have no problems handling the Flemington straight when he makes his Melbourne racing debut at the famous track in the Group 3 Bobbie Lewis Quality (1200m) on Saturday.

Rebel Dane will race for the first time outside Sydney in the Group 3 Bobbie Lewis …

Twilight Royale To Resume In Silver Shadow Stakes

Twilight Royale To Resume In Silver Shadow Stakes

19 Jul, 2013

Classy filly Twilight Royale will kick-off her 2013 Spring Racing Carnival campaign in the Silver Shadow Stakes (1200m) at Warwick Farm on August 24.

Twilight Royale will begin her 2013 Spring Racing Carnival campaign in the Silver Shadow Stakes. Photo by: Sarah Ebbett

Trainer Bjorn Baker revealed today that the lucrative Princess Series is set …

Gondokoro Likely To Miss Spring Racing Carnival

Gondokoro Likely To Miss Spring Racing Carnival

19 Jul, 2013

Trainer Pat Carey revealed today that talented filly Gondokoro is likely to miss the 2013 Spring Racing Carnival.

The rising four-year-old was touted as a Melbourne Cup (3200m) contender after her impressive victory in the Group 1 Queensland Oaks (2400m) at Eagle Farm in June but Carey does not want to risk the health of …

Boss Has Big Wrap on Puissance De Lune

Boss Has Big Wrap on Puissance De Lune

18 Jul, 2013

Jockey Glen Boss is confident that Melbourne Cup favourite Puissance De Lune can develop into one of the all-time greats during the 2013 Spring Racing Carnival.

Glen Boss is confident Puissance De Lune can deliver him a swag of Group 1 wins this spring. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

The imported stayer burst into …

Sea Moon Primed For Big Spring Racing Carnival

Sea Moon Primed For Big Spring Racing Carnival

15 Jul, 2013

Co-owner Nick Williams believes that exciting European import Sea Moon ‘could be anything’ and will be a major player during the 2013 Spring Racing Carnival.

Sea Moon, who was bought by Macedon Lodge at the end of last year, is yet to make his Australian racing debut but has been talked about since his purchase …

Shamexpress To Return To Australia

Shamexpress To Return To Australia

15 Jul, 2013

Shamexpress will return to Australia after finishing seventh in the Group 1 July Cup (1207m) at Newmarket in England on Saturday night.

Shamexpress will return to Australia for the Spring Racing Carnival after two runs in Europe. Photo by: Sarah Ebbett

Just like his ninth place finish in the King’s Stand Stakes (1006m) Shamexpress faded …