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Pakenham Cup winner Pilote D’Essai to be set for the Australian Cup

Pakenham Cup winner Pilote D’Essai to be set for the Australian Cup

5 Dec, 2016

Pakenham Cup winner Pilote D’Essai will be set for the Group 1 $1.5m Australian Cup (2000m) at Flemington during the 2017 Melbourne Autumn Carnival.

Trainer David Hayes, above, will set Pakenham Cup winner Pilote D’Essai for the Australian Cup at Flemington. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Lindsay Park trained Pilote D’Essai was dominant …

Pilote D’Essai doesn’t have to lead in Pakenham Cup

Pilote D’Essai doesn’t have to lead in Pakenham Cup

1 Dec, 2016

Last start all the way Ballarat Cup winner Pilote D’Essai doesn’t have to lead to win the Listed $200,000 Superior Food Services Pakenham Cup (2500m) at Pakenham on Saturday according his promising apprentice Regan Bayliss.

Regan Bayliss, above, rides French import Pilote D’Essai in the Pakenham Cup at Pakenham. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Bayliss controlled …

Williams give Swacadelic great chance in Pakenham Cup

Williams give Swacadelic great chance in Pakenham Cup

1 Dec, 2016

Globetrotting jockey Craig Williams gives himself a great chance of winning the Listed $200,000 Superior Food Services Pakenham Cup (2500m) on Swacadelic at Pakenham on Saturday before he heads to Hong Kong for a short riding contract.

Swacadelic, above in purple and gold colours, is one of the main chances in the Pakenham Cup at …

Michelle Payne to ride Manageress in Ballarat Cup

Michelle Payne to ride Manageress in Ballarat Cup

18 Nov, 2016

Cranbourne trainer Cindy Alderson is banking on Michelle Payne’s local knowledge to boost the chances of Manageress in the Listed $300,000 Ballarat Cup (2200m) at Ballarat on Saturday.

Michelle Payne, above, will ride Manageress in the Ballarat Cup at Ballarat. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Melbourne Cup winning jockey will be having her first …

Freedman pair battle for Ballarat Cup favouritism

Freedman pair battle for Ballarat Cup favouritism

18 Nov, 2016

The Lee and Anthony Freedman trained Nozomi and Cool Chap are fighting for favouritism for the Listed $300,000 Ballarat Cup (2200m) at Ballarat on Saturday.

Cool Chap, above, will have no trouble running the 2200m of the Ballarat Cup at Ballarat. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Cool Chap has always been hovering near the top …

Sadler chasing overdue win in the Ballarat Cup with Observational

Sadler chasing overdue win in the Ballarat Cup with Observational

17 Nov, 2016

Caulfield trainer John Sadler is chasing an overdue win in the Listed $300,000 Ballarat Cup (2200m) at Ballarat on Saturday with new stable acquisition Observational.

Trainer John Sadler, above, has Observational running for him in the Ballarat Cup at Ballarat. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Sadler won the Ballarat Cup with Pressman’s Choice in …

Drop in weight to help Scherzoso’s chances in Ballarat Cup

Drop in weight to help Scherzoso’s chances in Ballarat Cup

16 Nov, 2016

A huge drop in weight for Scherzoso can compensate for a wide barrier and help his chances in the Listed $300,000 Ballarat Cup (2200m) at Ballarat on Saturday.

Apprentice Ben Allen will ride Scherzoso, above, in the Ballarat Cup at Ballarat. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

In-form apprentice Ben Allen gets the ride again on Scherzoso …

Lady Le Fay needs plenty of luck in Ballarat Cup

Lady Le Fay needs plenty of luck in Ballarat Cup

16 Nov, 2016

Lady Le Fay will need better luck in the run than she had at the barrier draw after coming up with barrier twenty-two in the Listed $300,000 Ballarat Cup (2200m) at Ballarat on Saturday.

Craig Newitt, above, rides Lady Le Fay in the Ballarat Cup at Ballarat. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Chris …

Taiyoo the pick of Weir’s Ballarat Cup runners

Taiyoo the pick of Weir’s Ballarat Cup runners

16 Nov, 2016

The powerful Darren Weir stable will have a possible four runners in the Listed $300,000 Ballarat Cup (2200m) at Ballarat on Saturday.

Taiyoo, above, is the stable pick in the Ballarat Cup at Ballarat. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Racing manager Jeremy Rogers is leaning towards Taiyoo being the pick of the crop but is expecting …

Step up in distance will suit Magnapal in Ballarat Cup

Step up in distance will suit Magnapal in Ballarat Cup

15 Nov, 2016

Co-trainer Terry O’Sullivan is banking on the step up in distance to 2200m to help the chances of Magnapal in the Listed $300,000 Ballarat Cup at Ballarat on Saturday.

Magnapal, above in light blue colours, will step up in distance in the Ballarat Cup at Ballarat. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Magnapal’s Spring form isn’t …