News About: 2016 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival

Memsie Stakes Aim for Mahuta

Memsie Stakes Aim for Mahuta

6 Jul, 2016

Last year’s Melbourne Cup winning horseman Darren Weir is looking to secure an early Group 1 win in Melbourne this season starting with Mahuta in next month’s Memsie Stakes.

Dual Group 2 winner Mahuta will target Caulfield’s 2016 Memsie Stakes third-up this spring. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Kicking off elite level racing for the season, …

Gilgai Stakes Ambition for Spieth

Gilgai Stakes Ambition for Spieth

1 Jul, 2016

Warwick Farm-based Kiwi horseman Bryce Heys has put his progressive colt Spieth away for a winter spell with an ambitious eye on a spring return in Melbourne’s Gilgai Stakes in early October.

Spieth could target the 2016 Gilgai Stakes at Flemington in early October this coming Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. Photo: Steve Hart.

Originally Heys …