News About: Ben Melham

Waterhouse admits that She Will Reign the one to beat in Silver Slipper Stakes

Waterhouse admits that She Will Reign the one to beat in Silver Slipper Stakes

17 Feb, 2017

The First Lady Of The Australian Turf Gai Waterhouse admits that flying filly She Will Reign is the one to beat in the Group 2 $250,000 Silver Slipper Stakes (1100m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

She Will Reign, above, is the short priced favourite for the Silver Slipper Stakes at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.

Waterhouse …

Melham to let She Will Reign jump and run in Silver Slipper Stakes

Melham to let She Will Reign jump and run in Silver Slipper Stakes

15 Feb, 2017

Melbourne based jockey Ben Melham will have no hesitation in letting short priced favourite She Will Reign jump and run in the Group 2 $250,000 Silver Slipper Stakes (1100m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Ben Melham will let She Will Reign, above, jump and run in the Silver Slipper Stakes. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Gary …

She Will Reign draws barrier 5 in Silver Slipper Stakes

She Will Reign draws barrier 5 in Silver Slipper Stakes

15 Feb, 2017

Golden Slipper favourite She Will Reign has drawn barrier five in the seven horse field for the Group 2 $250,000 Silver Slipper Stakes (1100m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

She Will Reign, above, has drawn barrier five in the Silver Slipper Stakes at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.

Melbourne based jockey Ben Melham takes the ride …

Spoils to Carry Benefit Into Chairman’s Stakes

Spoils to Carry Benefit Into Chairman’s Stakes

1 Feb, 2017

Trainer Clinton McDonald is confident that exciting filly Spoils will carry benefit into her second-up run in Saturday’s Ladbrokes Chairman’s Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield Racecourse.

Spoils (green silks) will contest the Ladbrokes Chairman’s Stakes second-up. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Spoils made her 2017 return in the Group 3 Blue Diamond Preview F (1000m) on Australia …

C.F. Orr Stakes next for Malaguerra after Australia Stakes win

C.F. Orr Stakes next for Malaguerra after Australia Stakes win

30 Jan, 2017

Trainer Peter Gelagotis will step Malaguerra back up to Group 1 company after the five year old scored a decisive win in the Group 2 $200,000 Browns Sawdust And Savings Australia Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley last Friday night.

Malaguerra, above winning the Australia Stakes, will head to the C.F. Orr Stakes at Caulfield. Photo …

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 …