News About: Darren Weir

Rageese will improve with Festival Stakes run

Rageese will improve with Festival Stakes run

30 Nov, 2016

Trainer Darren Weir is expecting the widely travelled Rageese to take great improvement from his run in the Group 3 $150,000 The Steel Builders Festival Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Rageese, above, has drawn barrier 12 in the Festival Stakes at Rosehill. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Weir sent Rageese to Perth to run in …

Hazzabeel included in Festival Stakes nominations

Hazzabeel included in Festival Stakes nominations

29 Nov, 2016

A cancelled trip to Perth has seen Caulfield trainer Ciaron Maher nominate Kilmore Cup winner Hezzabeel for the Group 3 $150,000 Festival Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Rageese,above, has been nominated for the Festival Stakes at Rosehill. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Maher had planned to take Hazzabeel back to his home State to …

Michelle Payne trains first winner

Michelle Payne trains first winner

28 Nov, 2016

Lightly raced Duke Of Nottingham gave Michelle Payne her first winner as a dual-licenced trainer when she rode the gelding to victory in the 1200m Maiden Plate at Swan Hill on Sunday.

Michelle Payne, above, trained her first winner since receiving a dual licence when she rode Duke Of Nottingham to victory at Swan Hill. …

Rageese to head to Sydney for The Villiers

Rageese to head to Sydney for The Villiers

25 Nov, 2016

The Darren Weir trained Ragesse will now head to Sydney for the Group 2 $250,000 Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on December 17 following an aborted trip to Perth.

Rageese, above, will head to Sydney to run in the Villiers Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Rageese had to return to Weir’s Warrnambool stables …

Speedeor zooms into Magic Millions 3yo Guineas calculations

Speedeor zooms into Magic Millions 3yo Guineas calculations

22 Nov, 2016

Smart colt Speedeor has zoomed into calculations for the $2m Magic Millions 3yo Guineas (1400m) at the Gold Coast on January 14 with a third straight win at Ballarat last Saturday.

Speedeor, above in maroon and white colours, will head to the Gold Coast for the Magic Millions 3yo Guineas. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.…

No Rageese in 2016 Winterbottom Stakes Field

No Rageese in 2016 Winterbottom Stakes Field

21 Nov, 2016

Railway Stakes scratching Rageese will head back to Victoria and won’t be a runner in the Group 1 $1m Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Malaguerra, above is one of the main fancies in the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Darren Weir trained Rageese was a race …

Rageese finds form in time for Railway Stakes

Rageese finds form in time for Railway Stakes

17 Nov, 2016

The Darren Weir trained Rageese has found winning form at the right time as he prepares to line up in the Group 1 $1m James Boag’s Premium Railway Stakes (1600m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Rageese, above, has found wining form heading into the Railway Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Steve Hart.

Rageese was …

Drop in weight to help Scherzoso’s chances in Ballarat Cup

Drop in weight to help Scherzoso’s chances in Ballarat Cup

16 Nov, 2016

A huge drop in weight for Scherzoso can compensate for a wide barrier and help his chances in the Listed $300,000 Ballarat Cup (2200m) at Ballarat on Saturday.

Apprentice Ben Allen will ride Scherzoso, above, in the Ballarat Cup at Ballarat. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

In-form apprentice Ben Allen gets the ride again on Scherzoso …

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 …

Taiyoo the pick of Weir’s Ballarat Cup runners

Taiyoo the pick of Weir’s Ballarat Cup runners

16 Nov, 2016

The powerful Darren Weir stable will have a possible four runners in the Listed $300,000 Ballarat Cup (2200m) at Ballarat on Saturday.

Taiyoo, above, is the stable pick in the Ballarat Cup at Ballarat. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Racing manager Jeremy Rogers is leaning towards Taiyoo being the pick of the crop but is expecting …