News About: Bel Esprit Stakes

Rocket Tommy Won’t Launch Off in The Goodwood

Rocket Tommy Won’t Launch Off in The Goodwood

21 Apr, 2017

Echuca-based trainer Gwenda Johnstone has confirmed she won’t be heading to Adelaide for the Group 1 The Goodwood next month with her flying sprinter Rocket Tommy even if he wins in Melbourne on Saturday.

Jockey Jarrod Fry (pictured on Taylah’s Secret) is likely to go forward on in-form sprinter Rocket Tommy in Saturday’s Bel Esprit …

2017 The Goodwood Option for O’Malley

2017 The Goodwood Option for O’Malley

20 Apr, 2017

A trip to Adelaide next month for a shot at the Group 1 The Goodwood could be on the agenda for Enver Jusufovic’s lightly-raced six-year-old O’Malley if things go right in Melbourne on the weekend.

Injury-prone sprinter O’Malley could be The Goodwood 2017 bound in May if he performs well in the Bel Esprit Stakes …

The Goodwood 2017 Out of Malibu Style’s Depth

The Goodwood 2017 Out of Malibu Style’s Depth

19 Apr, 2017

A good performance in Caulfield’s $120,000 Listed Bel Esprit Stakes (1100m) this weekend could see Perth raider Malibu Style head to Adelaide, but trainer Neville Parnham believes The Goodwood will be out of his horse’s depth.

Jockey Steven Parnham (pictured aboard Playing God) rides Malibu Style at Caulfield in Saturday’s Bel Esprit Stakes. Photo: Taron …

2017 BTC Cup Target for Mahuta

2017 BTC Cup Target for Mahuta

19 Apr, 2017

Darren Weir’s forgotten galloper Mahuta makes a return to the track in Melbourne this weekend before a likely Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival campaign targeting the Group 1 BTC Cup – now known as the Kingsford Smith Cup.

Mahuta makes a much awaited return to racing at Caulfield in Saturday’s Bel Esprit Stakes. Photo: Ultimate Racing …

Track Specialist Sheidel faces tough test in Winterbottom Stakes

Track Specialist Sheidel faces tough test in Winterbottom Stakes

24 Nov, 2016

Track specialist Sheidel might have won nine times at Ascot but she will still be facing a tough test when she lines up in the Group 1 $1m Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) on Saturday.

Sheidel, above in red and white colours, is set to line up in the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Ultimate …

Under The Louvre Primed for The Goodwood

Under The Louvre Primed for The Goodwood

18 May, 2016

Robert Smerdon concedes the field confirmed for this year’s edition of the Group 1 The Goodwood (1200m) is a particularly strong one, but is pleased with the condition of Under The Louvre ahead of the feature race at Morphettville.

Under The Louvre will contest The Goodwood second-up. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Under The Louvre …

2016 Robert Sangster Stakes Results: Precious Gem Wins

2016 Robert Sangster Stakes Results: Precious Gem Wins

7 May, 2016

Precious Gem took out a bizarre edition of the 2016 Robert Sangster Stakes at Morphettville this afternoon to record a maiden win at Group 1 level.

Precious Gem finished over the top of her rivals to take out the Robert Sangster Stakes. Photo by: Jenny Barnes

Vezalay crossed the rest of the field to take …

Sheidel looking for better luck in Bel Esprit Stakes

Sheidel looking for better luck in Bel Esprit Stakes

21 Apr, 2016

Co-trainer Tom Dabernig is hoping for a change of luck for Sheidel when she lines up in the Listed $120,000 Sheen Group Bel Esprit Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Jockey Damien Oliver, above, will ride Sheidel in the Bel Esprit Stakes at Caulfield. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Sheidel has figured in the Stewards’ …

Hellova Street Up To Class of Bel Esprit Stakes

Hellova Street Up To Class of Bel Esprit Stakes

21 Apr, 2016

Hellova Street will make his mainland debut in Saturday’s Listed Bel Esprit Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield, and trainer Scott Brunton has no doubt his stable star is up to the class of the talent-rich field.

Ben Melham will take the ride on Hellova Street in Saturday’s Bel Esprit Stakes at Caulfield. Photo: Daniel Costello

Hellova …

Husson Eagle Ready for Bel Esprit Stakes

Husson Eagle Ready for Bel Esprit Stakes

21 Apr, 2016

Trainer Patrick Payne is pleased with the condition of classy sprinter Husson Eagle ahead of Saturday’s Listed Bel Esprit Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield Racecourse.

Patrick Payne is pleased with Husson Eagle ahead of Saturday’s Bel Esprit Stakes. Photo: Daniel Costello

Husson Eagle has been a strong and largely consistent performer for Payne since first appearing …