News About: Balaklava Cup

Melbourne Cup Unlikely For Gris Caro

Melbourne Cup Unlikely For Gris Caro

26 Sep, 2013

Trainer Jake Stephens has revealed that exciting imported stayer Gris Caro was only entered in the Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) as a precaution and is unlikely to contest the ‘race that stops a nation’.

Trainer Jake Stephens does not believe that Gris Caro is as good as 2012 Mackinnon Stakes winner Alcopop. Photo by: …

Gris Caro Replicates Alcopop By Winning 2013 Balaklava Cup

Gris Caro Replicates Alcopop By Winning 2013 Balaklava Cup

4 Sep, 2013

He was purchased to be a replacement for Group 1 winner Alcopop and Gris Caro has lived up to that billing by winning the Listed Balaklava Cup (1600m) in a thrilling finish this afternoon.

Gris Caro replicated the feat of Alcopop, the horse that he was purchased to replace, by winning the Balaklava Cup this …

Kavanagh Makes His Mark In Sydney

Kavanagh Makes His Mark In Sydney

15 Aug, 2013

The Sydney stable of trainer Sam Kavanagh has gotten off to the perfect start with his first runner Words Are Weapons victorious in the Ibis Milano Lunch Special Sprint (1100m) at Warwick Farm yesterday.

Words Are Weapons gave the Sydney stable of Sam Kavanagh the perfect start with her victory at Warwick Farm yesterday. Photo …

Balaklava In Spring Cupboard for Final Command

Balaklava In Spring Cupboard for Final Command

9 Aug, 2013

Jason Macmillan may not be confident in the first-up chances of his galloper Final Command in the Spring Stakes this Saturday, but he is hoping they can make a decent return ahead of the main aim in the $80,000 Listed Balaklava Cup (1600m) next month.

Strathalbyn-based six-year-old Final Command is one of 10 remaining chances …