News About: Con Karakatsanis

Show County Quality Trip A Concern For Vashka

Show County Quality Trip A Concern For Vashka

21 Aug, 2015

Vashka is currently available at 2015 Show County Quality odds of $3 and is a clear favourite in betting, but trainer John O’Shea admits that the 1200 metres of the Group 3 event could be too short for the promising galloper.

Vashka is set to return to the races in the 2015 Show County Quality …

Riva De Lago Primed for Lough Neagh Stakes

Riva De Lago Primed for Lough Neagh Stakes

18 Dec, 2014

Running on for a credible fifth in the Group 3 George Moore Stakes (1200m) at Doomben on December 6th, trainer Robert Heathcote has revealed latest stable acquisition Riva De Lago is taking particularly well to his move north and work in the lead-up to Saturday’s Listed Lough Neagh Stakes (1350m).

Trainer Robert Heathcote …

Riva De Lago To Debut For Heathcote In George Moore Stakes

Riva De Lago To Debut For Heathcote In George Moore Stakes

3 Dec, 2014

Riva De Lago will have his first race start since joining the Robert Heathcote stable at Doomben on Saturday after he was included in the 2014 George Moore Stakes field that was released this morning.

Riva De Lago will make his debut for the Robert Heathcote stable in the 2014 George Moore Stakes at Doomben …

Howmuchdoyouloveme Close To Racing Return

Howmuchdoyouloveme Close To Racing Return

26 Nov, 2014

Talented sprinter Howmuchdoyouloveme is close to a return to racing after he recorded an impressive win in a barrier trial over 900 metres at Rosehill Gardens yesterday.

Howmuchdoyouloveme has not recorded a race win since he took out the 2013 edition of the W.J. Healy Stakes. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Howmuchdoyouloveme has not been seen …

Howmuchdoyouloveme To Resume In Lightning Handicap

Howmuchdoyouloveme To Resume In Lightning Handicap

29 May, 2014

Talented sprinter Howmuchdoyouloveme is set to return to racing in the 2014 Lightning Handicap at Eagle Farm next weekend after trainer Con Karakatsanis ruled him out of the Stradbroke Handicap.

Howmuchdoyouloveme is chasing his first race win since he took out the Healy Stakes during the 2013 Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival. Photo by: Daniel Costello…

Avdulla Would Love To Break Ramornie Record

Avdulla Would Love To Break Ramornie Record

9 Jul, 2013

Sydney jockey Brenton Avdulla is confident that Howmuchdoyouloveme has the class to win back-to-back Ramornie Handicaps despite having to carry the top weight of 60.5kg.

Brenton Avdulla is confident Howmuchdoyouloveme can set a new weight carrying record in the Ramornie Handicap. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Howmuchdoyouloveme will smash the Ramornie Handicap (1200m) weight carrying record …

Rawiller new rider for Howmuchdoyouloveme

Rawiller new rider for Howmuchdoyouloveme

18 Jun, 2013

Top Sydney jockey Nash Rawiller will be the new rider for last start winner Howmuchdoyouloveme in the Group 3 $175,000 W J Healy Stakes (1200m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Howmuchdoyouloveme winning the Lightning Handicap at Eagle Farm. Photo by Steve Hart.

Howmuchdoyouloveme scored at his first run for new trainer Tina Cotsiopoulus in the …

Karakatsanis Pair Cop Bans

Karakatsanis Pair Cop Bans

31 Jan, 2013

Trainer Con Karakatsanis has been disqualified for nine months and stablehand father Tony Karakatsanis two years over charges relating to alleged treatment of Howmuchdoyouloveme on race day during the Spring Carnival.

The Racing And Disciplinary board handed down the penalties today over an incident that occurred before the Yellowglen Stakes at Flemington on November 3 …

Con and Tony Karakatsanis found guilty

Con and Tony Karakatsanis found guilty

22 Jan, 2013

Trainer Con Karakatsanis and his father Tony’s credibility were put on the line when they were declared to be unreliable witnesses when found guilty of charges in the ongoing Howmuchdoyouloveme inquiry under the Racing Appeals And Disciplinary Board.

Con Karakatsanis (picture) and his father Tony have been found guilty by the Racing Appeals And Disciplinary …

Tony and Con Karakatsanis deny charges

Tony and Con Karakatsanis deny charges

8 Jan, 2013

Tony Karakatsanis continues to deny the charges laid against himself and his son Con in relation to the finding of drenching equipment in the stable of their smart sprinter Howmuchdoyouloveme on the morning of the gelding’s engagement at Flemington on November 3.

Tony and Con Karakatsanis have been charged with the intention to treat Howmuchdoyouloveme …