News About: 2014 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival

Melbourne Cup 2014: Red Cadeaux Makes Fourth Straight Start

Melbourne Cup 2014: Red Cadeaux Makes Fourth Straight Start

2 Nov, 2014

British stayer Red Cadeaux made the trip out to Australia for the Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) for the first time back in 2011 as a five-year-old.

Red Cadeaux has made his fourth consecutive trip out to Australia for the Melbourne Cup. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

He narrowly missed out on victory …

2014 Melbourne Cup Draw a Success for Admire Rakti

2014 Melbourne Cup Draw a Success for Admire Rakti

2 Nov, 2014

The 2014 Melbourne Cup barrier draw on Saturday evening could not have gone better for connections of Admire Rakti.

Admire Rakti has once again drawn barrier eight, which connections are happy about. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Japanese stayer will jump from barrier eight, which is considered very lucky in China. It would …

Criterion Heading to Hong Kong Cup

Criterion Heading to Hong Kong Cup

27 Oct, 2014

Criterion failed to complete the first Australian Derby/Cox Plate double since 1986 on Saturday but the son of Sebring has bigger goals on the horizon.

Criterion will represent Australia in the Hong Kong Cup on December 14. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

It’ll be all systems go for Payne Racing in the next month, …

More To Come From Lankan Rupee in Darley Classic

More To Come From Lankan Rupee in Darley Classic

27 Oct, 2014

Trainer Mick Price has sent out a warning to anyone believing they saw Lankan Rupee at his best with his narrow win in the stunning 2014 Manikato Stakes on Friday, which saw just over 1½ lengths separating the entire field.

Manikato Stakes winner Lankan Rupee has more to show in the Darley Classic according to …

Defending Champ Leads PB Lawrence Stakes Field

Defending Champ Leads PB Lawrence Stakes Field

13 Aug, 2014

After an injury enforced layoff that saw the Darren Weir-trained Puissance De Lune miss the autumn, the horse returns to racing on Saturday shooting for back-to-to back wins in the $200,000 Group 2 Back to Caulfield P.B. Lawrence Stakes (1400m).

Puissance De Lune shoots for back-to-back PB Lawrence Stakes wins at Caulfield this weekend. Photo: …

O’Brien Just Wants to Win a Race with Prince Harada

O’Brien Just Wants to Win a Race with Prince Harada

13 Aug, 2014

Flemington’s Danny O’Brien has put aside any Group 1 dreams with Prince Harada, the horse’s new trainer for now naming their biggest Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival ambition as winning a race – any race.

Prince Harada has been gelded and transferred to Danny O'Brien's care ahead of a quiet spring campaign. Photo: Race Horse Photos …

Zanbagh Ideal Caulfield Cup Horse Says Payne

Zanbagh Ideal Caulfield Cup Horse Says Payne

13 Aug, 2014

New trainer Patrick Payne has declared his recent stable acquisition Zanbagh as the “ideal Caulfield Cup horse” ahead of the mare’s new season debut in Melbourne Saturday week.

Zanbagh (middle) has 2014 Caulfield Cup ambitions this spring. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The now four-year-old daughter of Bernardini was formerly prepared by the late great …