News About: Bagot Handicap

Tall Ship Sails Past Bagot Handicap Run

Tall Ship Sails Past Bagot Handicap Run

23 Dec, 2015

The $150,000 Listed Bagot Handicap (2800m) at Flemington Racecourse on New Year’s Day has been ruled out for Darren Weir’s Werribee Cup winner Tall Ship who connections are hoping to target the 2016 Melbourne Cup with next spring.

Prince Of Penzance winning the 2015 Melbourne Cup for Tall Ship’s trainer Darren Weir. Photo: Steve Hart.…

Heat wave forces Flemington cancellation

Heat wave forces Flemington cancellation

18 Dec, 2015

Severe heat wave conditions across central and southern Australia has forced the cancellation of all Victorian race meetings on Saturday, including the nine race program at Flemington.

Racing at Flemington on Saturday has been abandoned because of an extreme heat wave sweeping across Victoria. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Melbourne will be facing a …

Tanby To Improve In Ballarat Cup

Tanby To Improve In Ballarat Cup

18 Nov, 2015

Tanby has failed to fire in two race starts during the 2015 Spring Racing Carnival, but trainer Mick Cerchi is hopeful that the tough stayer can return to a semblance of his best form in the 2015 Ballarat Cup on Saturday.

Tanby outstayed his rivals to score a narrow win in the 2015 Adelaide Cup. …

Melbourne Cup Path Starts For De Little Engine In Sandown Cup

Melbourne Cup Path Starts For De Little Engine In Sandown Cup

14 Nov, 2015

The 2016 Melbourne Cup is the long-term goal for De Little Engine and trainer Danny O’Brien believes that he will get an idea whether the progressive stayer could be competitive in ‘the race that stops a nation’ after he runs in the 2015 Sandown Cup.

De Little Engine has the chance to record the biggest …

Averau Tasmanian Bound after Bagot Handicap Win

Averau Tasmanian Bound after Bagot Handicap Win

2 Jan, 2015

A trip to the Apple Isle next month to target the Hobart Cup – Launceston Cup double could be on the cards for the Peter Morgan and Craig Widdison-trained mare Averau after her barnstorming Bagot Handicap win on New Year’s Day.

Jockey Linda Meech boasts four wins from seven recent rides aboard Thursday’s Bagot Handicap …

Distillation Smart Chance in Bagot Handicap

Distillation Smart Chance in Bagot Handicap

31 Dec, 2014

Young Morphettville-based horseman Nick Smart is hoping a trip to Melbourne for Thursday’s Bagot Handicap reaps rewards with his stable ace Distillation.

Lord Reims Stakes winner Distillation is in Melbourne for Thursday’s Bagot Handicap at Flemington on New Year’s Day. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

Smart has been training in his own right for just 18 months …

Adelaide Cup Option for Bagot Handicap Hope Tanby

Adelaide Cup Option for Bagot Handicap Hope Tanby

30 Dec, 2014

Local horseman Mick Cerchi is tipping a big, improved run from his veteran stayer Tanby when the rising nine-year-old lines up against an in-form field for Thursday’s Bagot Handicap ahead of a possible Adelaide Cup run in the autumn.

Tanby faces an Adelaide Cup test in Thursday’s Bagot Handicap at Flemington. Photo: Race Horse Photos …

De Little Engine One to Beat in Bagot Handicap

De Little Engine One to Beat in Bagot Handicap

22 Dec, 2014

Four-year-old gelding De Little Engine looks to have cemented his favouritism in the Listed Bagot Handicap (2800m) after winning the Bitalli Handicap (2540m) on Saturday.

De Little Engine (outside) will be the one to beat in the Bagot Handicap on January 1 after winning at Flemington on Saturday. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

The Bagot Handicap …

Tuscan Fire At Peak Fitness For Western Health Cup

Tuscan Fire At Peak Fitness For Western Health Cup

9 Dec, 2014

Trainer Daniel O’Sullivan is confident that veteran stayer Tuscan Fire is in peak condition for the 2014 Western Health Cup at Flemington on Saturday.

Tuscan Fire has the chance to return to winning form in the 2014 Western Health Cup at Flemington this weekend. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Tuscan Fire started his preparation …

Spinderbella back in action at Moonee Valley

Spinderbella back in action at Moonee Valley

27 Nov, 2014

Last start winner Spinderbella will be back in action in the $80,000 Sportingbet Powered By William Hill Handicap (2040m) at Moonee Valley on Saturday after not racing for five weeks.

Spinderbella will be back in action at Moonee Valley. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Spinderbella hasn’t raced since winning a Fillies and Mares Handicap over 2040m …