News About: Cox Plate

Godolphin gearing up for Sydney Autumn Carnival assault

Godolphin gearing up for Sydney Autumn Carnival assault

25 Nov, 2016

The Australian arm of the worldwide Godolphin thoroughbred organisation will see an influx of up to eight European gallopers to be prepared for the 2017 Sydney Autumn Carnival and ‘The Championships’.

Hartnell, above, was an English import who went on to become a multiple Group 1 winner in Australia. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Godolphin’s …

Lite’n In My Veins could emulate Northerly in Railway Stakes

Lite’n In My Veins could emulate Northerly in Railway Stakes

18 Nov, 2016

Trainer Fred Kersley is hoping his up and coming galloper Lite’n In My Veins can emulate the deeds of the great Northerly in the Group 1 $1m James Boag’s Premium Railway Stakes (1600m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Rageese, above, is one of the main chances in the Railway Stakes at Ascot. Photo by …

Lady Le Fay needs plenty of luck in Ballarat Cup

Lady Le Fay needs plenty of luck in Ballarat Cup

16 Nov, 2016

Lady Le Fay will need better luck in the run than she had at the barrier draw after coming up with barrier twenty-two in the Listed $300,000 Ballarat Cup (2200m) at Ballarat on Saturday.

Craig Newitt, above, rides Lady Le Fay in the Ballarat Cup at Ballarat. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Chris …

Winx to be set for Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Winx to be set for Queen Elizabeth Stakes

11 Nov, 2016

Dual Cox Plate winner Winx will stay in Australia to be prepared for the 2017 Sydney Autumn Carnival with the Group 1 $4m Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) at Randwick on the second day of ‘The Championships’ as her major target.

Champion mare Winx, above, will be set for the Queen Elizabeth Stakes in the 2017 …

Yankee Rose no certainty to run out 2500m of Crown Oaks

Yankee Rose no certainty to run out 2500m of Crown Oaks

3 Nov, 2016

Dual Group 1 winner Yankee Rose might be an odds favourite to win the Group 1 $1m Crown Oaks but trainer David Vandyke is not certain that the filly will run out a strong 2500m at Flemington today.

Yankee Rose, above, is an odds on favourite to win the Crown Oaks at Flemington. Photo by …

Vadamos draws midfield in Emirates Stakes

Vadamos draws midfield in Emirates Stakes

2 Nov, 2016

French galloper Vadamos has drawn midfield at barrier seven in the Group 1 $2m Emirates Stakes (2000m) at Flemington on Saturday.

French galloper Vadamos, above, has drawn barrier 7 in the Emirates Stakes at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Damien Oliver takes over from Mark Zahra in the thirteen horse weight for age Group …

Yankee Rose odds on for Crown Oaks

Yankee Rose odds on for Crown Oaks

2 Nov, 2016

Group 1 winning filly Yankee Rose will start an odds on favourite when she steps out in the Group 1 $1m Crown Oaks (2500m) at Flemington on Thursday.

Yankee Rose, above, will start an odds on favourite in the Crown Oaks at Flemington. Photo by Steve Hart.

Yankee Rose claimed her second Group 1 win …

2016 Melbourne Cup Tips: Beirne Tips Hartnell

2016 Melbourne Cup Tips: Beirne Tips Hartnell

31 Oct, 2016

Leading Group 1 winning trainer Chris Waller is tipping Hartnell as the horse to beat in the Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on Tuesday.

Leading G1 winning trainer Chris Waller says that Hartnell, above, is the horse to beat in the Melbourne Cup at Flemington. Photo by Steve Hart.

While Waller …

McDonald Confident Hartnell Will Be The Melbourne Cup Winner

McDonald Confident Hartnell Will Be The Melbourne Cup Winner

31 Oct, 2016

The 2016 Melbourne Cup winner will be declared on Tuesday afternoon and jockey James McDonald it will be Hartnell that salutes in the Group 1 event at Flemington.

Hartnell is currently on top of 2016 Melbourne Cup betting markets. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Hartnell stamped himself as Melbourne Cup favourite with a string of …

Coolmore Stud Stakes winner Flying Artie beats the favourites

Coolmore Stud Stakes winner Flying Artie beats the favourites

29 Oct, 2016

A brilliant ride by Cox Plate winning jockey Hugh Bowman saw smart colt Flying Artie beat the more favoured runners in the Group 1 $500,000 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) at Flemington today.

Flying Artie, pink and black colours, slices through the pack for Hugh Bowman to win the Coolmore Stud Stakes at Flemington. Photo by …