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Sacred Elixir heads up 2016 Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas field

Sacred Elixir heads up 2016 Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas field

4 Oct, 2016

Kiwi three year old Sacred Elixir heads up the fourteen horse field of colts and geldings for the 2016 Group 1 $1m Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas (1600m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Kiwi three year old Sacred Elixir, above, heads up the Caulfield Guineas field at Caulfield. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Tony Pike trained Sacred …

Blinkers go on Seaburge in Caulfield Guineas Prelude

Blinkers go on Seaburge in Caulfield Guineas Prelude

23 Sep, 2016

Trainer Tom Dabernig is hoping the addition of blinkers to Seaburge’s race day gear will give him the necessary improvement to be competitive in the Group 3 $175,000 Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Prelude (1400m) at Caulfield on Saturday and stamp himself as a genuine Caulfield Guineas chance.

Seaburge, above with blue and lime green colours, will …

Saracino is the Danehill Stakes Winner

Saracino is the Danehill Stakes Winner

10 Sep, 2016

Kiwi raider Saracino has led from start to finish to take out the Group 2 Danehill Stakes (1200m) down the famous Flemington straight this afternoon.

Saracino proved far too good for his rivals in the Group 2 Danehill Stakes this afternoon. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Saracino was making his Australian racing debut in the 2016 …

Soft 5 for Makybe Diva Stakes Race Day

Soft 5 for Makybe Diva Stakes Race Day

10 Sep, 2016

Course ranger Mick Goodie didn’t rule out a track upgrade after the Flemington track was rated a soft 5 this morning for Makybe Diva Stales Race Day.

Black Heart Bart, above, is the favourite for the Group 1 Makybe Diva Stakes at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Flemington track has received 13.8mm of …

Saracino in top order for Danehill Stakes

Saracino in top order for Danehill Stakes

9 Sep, 2016

Kiwi colt Saracino has arrived in Australia in top order as he prepares to run in the Group 2 $200,000 Danehill Stakes (1200m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Damien Oliver, above, will ride Kiwi colt Saracino in the Danehill Stakes at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Caulfield Cup winning trainer Murray Baker can’t fault Saracino …

Late Thousand Guineas Entry for Royal Tithe

Late Thousand Guineas Entry for Royal Tithe

9 Sep, 2016

Sunshine Coast trainer John Zielke will pay a late acceptance fee to get his progressive filly Royal Tithe into the Thousand Guineas field in Melbourne this spring if she runs well in this month’s Prelude.

Reigning Queensland 2YO of the Year Royal Tithe will debut in Melbourne in the Thousand Guineas Prelude on September 24. …

Plenty of Dreams of Danehill Stakes Win for Zielke

Plenty of Dreams of Danehill Stakes Win for Zielke

9 Sep, 2016

Queensland horseman John Zielke is out to make a mark on the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival this weekend and has high hopes of a Group 2 win in the Danehill Stakes with Dreams Aplenty.

Jockey Bobby El-Issa partners Coolmore Stud Stakes hope from the Sunshine Coast Dreams Aplenty in Flemington’s Danehill Stakes this Saturday. Photo: …

Barrier One Negative for Defcon in Danehill – Dunn

Barrier One Negative for Defcon in Danehill – Dunn

8 Sep, 2016

Scobie Breasley Medallist Dwayne Dunn is concerned the inside alley isn’t the place to be when he jumps aboard the Peter & Paul Snowden-trained favourite Defcon in the Danehill Stakes at Flemington Racecourse this weekend.

Defcon will be working to stay out of trouble from the inside alley in Saturday’s Danehill Stakes down the Flemington …

Blinkers fire up Hardham for Danehill Stakes

Blinkers fire up Hardham for Danehill Stakes

6 Sep, 2016

A dashing gallop with the blinkers on at Caulfield this morning has convinced trainer Mick Price to run Hardham in the Group 2 $200,000 Danehill Stakes (1200m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Defcon, above in green colours, is the early favourite for the Danehill Stakes at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Price had originally planned …

Defcon To Danehill Stakes After McNeil Stakes Win

Defcon To Danehill Stakes After McNeil Stakes Win

27 Aug, 2016

Defcon will head to the 2016 Danehill Stakes in a fortnight after he squeezed along the inside to record a thrilling victory in the 2016 McNeil Stakes at Caulfield this afternoon.

Defcon made a very impressive return to racing in the McNeil Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Dwayne Dunn elected …