News About: Bart Cummings

Prized  Icon wins 2016 Champagne Stakes

Prized Icon wins 2016 Champagne Stakes

16 Apr, 2016

James Cummings collected his first Group 1 win as a standalone trainer with Prized Icon scoring a tough win in the Group 1 $500,000 Moet & Chandon Champagne Stakes (1600m) at Randwick today.

Prized Icon scored a tough win in the Group 1 Champagne Stakes. Photo by Steve Hart

Cummings had tasted Group 1 success …

Chautauqua heads the betting for Newmarket Handicap despite 58kg

Chautauqua heads the betting for Newmarket Handicap despite 58kg

7 Mar, 2016

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.

Black Caviar Lightning winner Chautauqua, the grey above, is the early favourite for the Newmarket Handicap at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Chautauqua will …

Melbourne Cup Confirmed for The Bart Cummings Winner Let’s Make Adeal

Melbourne Cup Confirmed for The Bart Cummings Winner Let’s Make Adeal

4 Oct, 2015

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.

Let’s Make Adeal was too good for a classy field in The Bart Cummings. Photo: Ultimate …

1400m of Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes is Cosmic Endeavour’s pet distance.

1400m of Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes is Cosmic Endeavour’s pet distance.

26 Sep, 2015

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.

Cosmic Endeavour will be running over her pet distance in the 1400m Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes at Caulfield. Photo by …

Carpenter Thrilled With 2015 Melbourne Cup Nominations

Carpenter Thrilled With 2015 Melbourne Cup Nominations

2 Sep, 2015

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’.

Red Cadeaux is one of a host of international stayers that have been included in the 2015 Melbourne Cup nominations. Photo by: Race Horse Photos …

Precedence among the nominations for 2015 Chelmsford Stakes

Precedence among the nominations for 2015 Chelmsford Stakes

31 Aug, 2015

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.

Cups King Bart Cummings passed away on Sunday morning. …

Royal Descent heads Waller’s 2015 Chelmsford Stakes nominations

Royal Descent heads Waller’s 2015 Chelmsford Stakes nominations

31 Aug, 2015

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.

Warwick Stakes winner Royal Descent, above, is one of twelve horses trainer Chris Waller has nominated for the Chelmsford Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Royal Descent will strip a fitter …

Bowman to miss Golden Rose Stakes because of suspension

Bowman to miss Golden Rose Stakes because of suspension

31 Aug, 2015

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.

Jockey Hugh Bowman will miss the Golden Rose Stakes meeting at Rosehill after being suspended for careless riding last Saturday. Photo …

Team Cummings Hoping To Win The Bart Cummings With Precedence

Team Cummings Hoping To Win The Bart Cummings With Precedence

15 Jul, 2015

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.

Veteran stayer Precedence is set to return to racing for another 2015 Spring Racing Carnival campaign. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

The Bart Cummings was named after the legendary trainer …

Berry to negotiate wide barrier on Hallowed Crown in Doncaster Mile

Berry to negotiate wide barrier on Hallowed Crown in Doncaster Mile

31 Mar, 2015

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’.

Tommy Berry will ride Hallowed Crown who will jump from the outside barrier in the Doncaster Mile …