News About: Caulfield Cup

Bosson to chase 2nd Caulfield Cup win on Gingernuts

Bosson to chase 2nd Caulfield Cup win on Gingernuts

15 Jun, 2017

Highly rated Kiwi jockey Opie Bosson has plenty of time to recover from a severe viral infection before teaming up again with Gingernuts to chase a second Caulfield Cup win during the 2017 Melbourne Spring Carnival.

Opie Bosson and Gingernuts, above, combine to win the 2017 Rosehill Guineas at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.

Bosson …

Spring Carnival plans in the pipeline for Chocante

Spring Carnival plans in the pipeline for Chocante

15 Jun, 2017

Spring Carnival plans are in the pipeline for New Zealand stayer Chocante following his all the way win in the Group 2 $300,000 Evergreen Turf Brisbane Cup (2200m) at Doomben last Saturday.

A Spring Carnival campaign is in the pipeline for Brisbane Cup winner Chocante, above. Photo by Steve Hart.

Kiwi trainer Stephen Marsh said …

Cox Plate or Caulfield Cup Spring options for Yankee Rose

Cox Plate or Caulfield Cup Spring options for Yankee Rose

14 Jun, 2017

Trainer David Vandyke will wait until well into Yankee Rose’s 2017 Spring Carnival campaign before deciding if she will tackle the Cox Plate or the Caulfield Cup.

Yankee Rose, above, will have the option of running in either the Cox Plate or the Caulfield Cup during the 2017 Spring Carnival. Photo by Steve Hart.

Vandyke …

2017 Caulfield Cup the Target for Ruthven

2017 Caulfield Cup the Target for Ruthven

13 Jun, 2017

Trainer Ciaron Maher has confirmed that the 2017 Caulfield Cup will figure as the major Spring Carnival target for Ruthven, after the three-year-old stormed home to win the Group 1 Queensland Derby (2200m) last weekend.

Ruthven flew home to win the Group 1 Queensland Derby at Doomben last weekend. Photo: Steve Hart

Ruthven was sent …

8 Internationals invited to take on Winx in 2017 Cox Plate

8 Internationals invited to take on Winx in 2017 Cox Plate

8 Jun, 2017

The Moonee Valley Racing Club has invited eight international high profile horses to take on Winx in the 2017 Group 1 $3m Ladbrokes Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley on October 28.

The MVRC has invited 8 international horses to take on Winx, above, in the 2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate at Moonee Valley. Photo by …

Weir’s Doomben Cup fancies Articus and Star Exhibit arrive safely

Weir’s Doomben Cup fancies Articus and Star Exhibit arrive safely

17 May, 2017

Darren Weir’s Doomben Cup favourite Articus and stablemate Star Exhibit have arrived safely in Brisbane ahead of Saturday’s Group 1 assignment.

Doomben Cup favourite Articus, above, has arrived safely in Brisbane. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Weir has been frustrated over the last couple weeks with the continual cancellation of flights from Melbourne to Brisbane …

Weir hopeful to get Doomben Cup favourite Articus on a flight

Weir hopeful to get Doomben Cup favourite Articus on a flight

16 May, 2017

Victoria’s leading trainer Darren Weir is hopeful of getting the favourite Articus on a flight to Brisbane to compete in the Group 1 $650,000 Hardy Brothers Doomben Cup (2000m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Articus, above, is the the early favourite for the Doomben Cup at Doomben. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Weir has had continuing …

Articus back in contention for Doomben Cup

Articus back in contention for Doomben Cup

9 May, 2017

European import Articus will now head to Queensland for the Group 1 $650,000 Hardy Brothers Doomben Cup (2000m) at Doomben on May 20 following his return to winning form at Flemington last Saturday.

Import Articus, above, is now one of the main chances for the Doomben Cup at Doomben. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Articus …

Articus is not certain to take off in A.D. Hollindale Stakes

Articus is not certain to take off in A.D. Hollindale Stakes

4 May, 2017

A delay is securing a suitable flight could postpone Articus’ Queensland debut in the Group 2 $358,000 Attwood Marshall A.D. Hollindale Stakes (1800m) at the Gold Coast on Saturday.

It’s Somewhat, above, is the early favourite for the A.D. Holllindale Stakes at the Gold Coast. Photo by Steve Hart.

If a flight from Melbourne can’t …

2017 Ladbrokes Mornington Cup Results: Tally Wins

2017 Ladbrokes Mornington Cup Results: Tally Wins

25 Mar, 2017

Tally upstaged the well-backed The Gold Trail to win the 2017 Ladbrokes Mornington Cup and claim ballot-free exempt entry into the Caulfield Cup.

Tally got his nose in front at the right time to win the 2017 Ladbrokes Mornington Cup. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

European stayer The Gold Trail was extremely well-backed in the …