News About: Ben Melham

Private Secretary Ends Losing Streak In Magic Millions Fillies & Mares

Private Secretary Ends Losing Streak In Magic Millions Fillies & Mares

14 Jan, 2017

Private Secretary savaged the line in the 2017 Magic Millions Fillies & Mares at the Gold Coast this afternoon to record her first race win in well over 12 months.

Private Secretary stormed home from the tail of the field to win the 2017 Magic Millions Fillies & Mares. Photo by: Steve Hart

Ben Melham …

Oliver takes mount on Sense Of Occasion in Gosford Gold Cup

Oliver takes mount on Sense Of Occasion in Gosford Gold Cup

10 Jan, 2017

Melbourne Cup winning jockey Damien Oliver has been lured to Gosford on Friday to ride Sense Of Occasion in the Listed $150,000 Gosford Gold Cup (2100m).

Damien Oliver, above, will ride Sense Of Occasion in the Gosford Gold Cup at Gosford. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Oliver will be replacing Ben Melham who rode Sense …

She Will Reign Favourite in 2017 Golden Slipper Betting Markets

She Will Reign Favourite in 2017 Golden Slipper Betting Markets

19 Dec, 2016

Talented two-year-old She Will Reign has firmed into outright favouritism in early 2017 Golden Slipper betting markets after a dominant win in the Inglis Nursery (1000m) at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

She Will Reign secured a dominant win in the Inglis Nursery at Randwick over the weekend. Photo: Steve Hart

She Will Reign was sent …

African Rainbow to show her true colours in Inglis Nursery

African Rainbow to show her true colours in Inglis Nursery

16 Dec, 2016

Improving filly African Rainbow is ready to show her true colours when she lines up in the $500,000 Inglis Nursery (1000m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Brrenton Avdulla, above, rides African Rainbow in the Inglis Nursery at Randwick. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Trainer Bjorn Baker is expecting African Rainbow to perform a lot better than her …

Australian pair draw midfield in Hong Kong Sprint

Australian pair draw midfield in Hong Kong Sprint

8 Dec, 2016

Australian sprinters Takedown and Rebel Dane have drawn midfield barriers in the Group 1 HK$18.5m Longines Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Takedown, above, has drawn barrier 6 in the Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Takedown has drawn barrier six in the fourteen horse field with Tim …

Rebel Dane right for another upset win in Hong Kong Sprint

Rebel Dane right for another upset win in Hong Kong Sprint

6 Dec, 2016

Last start Manikato Stakes winner Rebel Dane has arrived safely in Hong Kong looking for another upset win in the Group 1 HK$18.5m Longines Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Rebel Dane, above, has arrived safely in Hong Kong for the Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin. Photo by Race Horse Photos …

Malaguerra chasing No. 1 spot with Winterbottom Stakes win

Malaguerra chasing No. 1 spot with Winterbottom Stakes win

25 Nov, 2016

Trainer Peter Gelagotis would expect Malaguerra to be rated the best sprinter in the country if he can win the Group 1 $1m Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Malaguerra, above, is one of the top chances in the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Steve Hart.

Malaguerra won his second …

Melham expects improvement from Malaguerra in Winterbottom Stakes

Melham expects improvement from Malaguerra in Winterbottom Stakes

22 Nov, 2016

Melbourne jockey Ben Melham expects improvement from Malaguerra and can see him winning back to back Group 1 races when he steps out in the $1m Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Ben Melham, above, rides Malaguerra in the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

The Peter Gelagotis trained …

Equal Favourites for Winterbottom Stakes

Equal Favourites for Winterbottom Stakes

22 Nov, 2016

Group 1 winners Malaguerra and Terravista have been installed equal favourites for the Group 1 $1m Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Terravista, above, shares favouritism with Malaguerra in the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Steve Hart.

Ladbrokes.com.au have both sprinters at $3.50 at the top of the market order …

2016 Darley Classic Results: Malaguerra Wins

2016 Darley Classic Results: Malaguerra Wins

5 Nov, 2016

Malaguerra held-off a flying Spieth to record a narrow victory in a thrilling edition of the 2016 Darley Classic at Flemington this afternoon.

It was a blanket finish in the 2016 edition of the Darley Classic. Photo by: Steve Hart

At the 200 metre mark there were a host of winning chances as Malaguerra, Fell …