News About: Bart Cummings
Three times Group 1 winner Chautauqua heads the betting for the Group 1 $1.25m Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington on Saturday despite being allocated the top weight of 58kg.
Chautauqua will …
Talented mare Let’s Make Adeal has gained ballot-free entry into the 2015 Melbourne Cup after producing an impressive effort to beat a handy field of stayers to the line in the Group 3 The Bart Cummings (2520m) at Flemington.
Cosmic Endeavour gets a chance to add another Group 1 win to her record when she lines up over her pet distance in the 1400m $400,000 Anthea Crawford Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes at Caulfield today.
The 2015 Melbourne Cup nominations were released yesterday and Racing Victoria Chief Handicapper Greg Carpenter is thrilled with the quality of the entries for ‘the race that stops a nation’.
Ten year old Precedence will kick off his fifth Melbourne Cup campaign in the Group 2 $250,000 Chelmsford Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday but sadly the late Bart Cummings’ name won’t be listed as his trainer after the ‘Cups King’ passed away on Sunday morning.
Warwick Stakes winner Royal Descent heads trainer Chris Waller’s twelve nominations for the Group 2 $250,000 Chelmsford Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.
Royal Descent will strip a fitter …
Last season’s premier jockey Hugh Bowman will miss the Group 1 $1m De Bortoli Wines Golden Rose Stakes (1400m) at Rosehill on September 12 after being suspended for careless riding at Rosehill last Saturday.
Co-trainer James Cummings has revealed that the 2015 The Bart Cummings will be the major 2015 Spring Racing Carnival goal for veteran stayer Precedence.
The Bart Cummings was named after the legendary trainer …
Tommy Berry has the tough task of negotiating another feature race wide barrier when he partners Hallowed Crown in the Group 1 $3m The Star Doncaster Mile (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday, the first day of ‘The Championships’.
- Chris Waller
- Melbourne Cup
- Gai Waterhouse
- Cox Plate
- Caulfield Cup
- Peter Moody
- Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival
- Golden Slipper
- Stradbroke Handicap
- Hugh Bowman
- Doncaster Mile
- Black Caviar
- Damien Oliver
- Peter Snowden
- Caulfield Guineas
- Queen Elizabeth Stakes
- Craig Williams
- James McDonald
- Blue Diamond Stakes
- Darren Weir
- Newmarket Handicap
- David Hayes