News About: Dale Monteith

Lightning Stakes renamed Black Caviar Lightning

Lightning Stakes renamed Black Caviar Lightning

10 Nov, 2012

Racing Victoria have honoured super mare Black Caviar by renaming the Lightning Stakes, the Black Caviar Lightning and the undefeated champion could line up in the Autumn Group 1 as the first leg of her farewell tour before retiring.

The Lightning Stakes has been renamed in honor of Black Caviar. Photo by: Race Horse Photos …

Melbourne Cup Shares In Dunaden’s Vase Glory

Melbourne Cup Shares In Dunaden’s Vase Glory

13 Dec, 2011

Dunaden is the first horse to claim the Melbourne Cup / Hong Kong Vase double

There were plenty of winners resulting from Dunaden’s victory in the Hong Kong Vase last weekend.

The obvious ones are the horse, trainer, owners and of course jockey Craig Williams.

However the flow on effect from the race also looks …

Golden Slipper Winner Crystal Lily Dies, Glen Boss Hospitalised

Golden Slipper Winner Crystal Lily Dies, Glen Boss Hospitalised

23 Sep, 2011

Golden Slipper winner Crystal Lily has died during trackwork

In what has been a tragic morning in the horse racing world, Golden Slipper winner Crystal Lily has died of a suspected heart attack, leaving top jockey Glen Boss in hospital with an apparent shattered shoulder after the fall.

Crystal Lily, who was preparing for her …

Tabcorp Secures New Victorian Betting Licence

Tabcorp Secures New Victorian Betting Licence

20 Jul, 2011

Tabcorp has been successful in winning a bid to secure the new 12-year wagering and betting licence in Victoria from August next year.

The news brings about a feeling of great relief from the Victorian racing industry, which relies heavily on the revenue they receive under the current licencing agreement.

Had Tabcorp not won the …

Turnbull Stakes Day Moves To Unprecedented Timeslot

Turnbull Stakes Day Moves To Unprecedented Timeslot

13 Jul, 2011

Melbourne’s first big meeting of the Spring Racing Carnival has been pushed forward to an early timeslot to make way for the Royal Melbourne Show on October 2, 2011.

This year’s Turnbull Stakes Day, which features the Group 1 Turnbull Stakes and three Group 2 races, will begin at Flemington Racecourse 10.30am and finish at …

Black Caviar Made Eligible For Patinack Farm $600k Bonus

Black Caviar Made Eligible For Patinack Farm $600k Bonus

29 Jun, 2011

Black Caviar is now eligible for the $600,000 bonus for the winning the Patinack Farm Classic

Continuous criticism for this November’s Patinack Farm Classic $600,000 bonus has resulted in the Victoria Racing Club (VRC) altering the original conditions.

While the bonus was initially made available only to international horses in the race, the $600,000 is …

Moody Plans Black Caviar’s Spring Campaign

Moody Plans Black Caviar’s Spring Campaign

20 May, 2011

Peter Moody is already planning Black Caviar's spring carnival campaign

Peter Moody only announced that Black Caviar would not continue her current preparation in favour of returning to the spelling paddock yesterday, but he has already pencilled in an upcoming spring campaign for the super mare.

Black Caviar was withdrawn from the Group 1 Doomben …

Semi-Twilight Oaks Day On The Cards This Spring

Semi-Twilight Oaks Day On The Cards This Spring

28 Apr, 2011

Melbourne’s Oaks Day could be moved to a later timeslot in a bid to rectify a swift drop in numbers over the past few years.

The Victoria Racing Club (VRC) are proposing a change to the current Ladies Day format to allow more Victorians to make the first race, which currently begins at 11.10am.

VRC …

Applications Now Being Accepted For The Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour

Applications Now Being Accepted For The Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour

8 Mar, 2011

The Victoria Racing Club is now accepting applications for destinations to play host to the 2011 Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour.

Communities across Australian and New Zealand have the opportunity to apply and be in the running to host the 2011 Melbourne Cup trophy in their town later in the year.

VRC’s Chief Executive, Mr Dale …