News About: David Vandyke

Cox Plate or Caulfield Cup Spring options for Yankee Rose

Cox Plate or Caulfield Cup Spring options for Yankee Rose

14 Jun, 2017

Trainer David Vandyke will wait until well into Yankee Rose’s 2017 Spring Carnival campaign before deciding if she will tackle the Cox Plate or the Caulfield Cup.

Yankee Rose, above, will have the option of running in either the Cox Plate or the Caulfield Cup during the 2017 Spring Carnival. Photo by Steve Hart.

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Yankee Rose to resume in Memsie Stakes

Yankee Rose to resume in Memsie Stakes

14 Jun, 2017

Group 1 winning filly Yankee Rose will kick off the new racing season as a four year old mare in the Group 1 $1m Memsie Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on September 2.

Yankee Rose, above, will resume in the Spring in the Memsie Stakes at Caulfield. Photo by Steve Hart.

Yankee Rose was a Group …

Yankee Rose disqualified from Flight Stakes

Yankee Rose disqualified from Flight Stakes

20 Jan, 2017

Group 1 winning filly Yankee Rose has been disqualified from her second placing in the Group 1 $500,000 Sydney Airport Flight Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on October 1 after returning a positive swab.

Yankee Rose, above, has been disqualified from her second placing in the 2016 Flight Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

The …

Yankee Rose positive drug test for Flight Stakes 2nd

Yankee Rose positive drug test for Flight Stakes 2nd

16 Jan, 2017

Dual Group 1 winner Yankee Rose has returned a positive drug test resulting from her second in the Group 1 $500,000 Sydney Airport Flight Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on October 1.

Yankee Rose, above, has returned a positive drug test after running second in the Flight Stakes at Randwick during the 2016 Spring Carnival. Photo …

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 …

Sir John Hawkwood Tracking Well Towards Melbourne Cup

Sir John Hawkwood Tracking Well Towards Melbourne Cup

25 Oct, 2016

Trainer John Thompson is pleased with the condition of Group 1 winner Sir John Hawkwood as he continues to work towards the 2016 Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington next Tuesday.

The Metropolitan winner Sir John Hawkwood is continuing to work well in the lead-up to the Melbourne Cup. Photo: Steve Hart

Sir John Hawkwood has …

2016 Cox Plate: No Macca’s or KFC for Dean Yendall

2016 Cox Plate: No Macca’s or KFC for Dean Yendall

19 Oct, 2016

Lightweight jockey Dean Yendall is off McDonald’s and KFC until after he rides Yankee Rose in the Group 1 $3m Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

Dean Yendall and Yankee Rose will team up again in the Cox Plate after combining, above, to win the Spring Champion Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve …

Yankee Rose Ready to Strike in 2016 Cox Plate

Yankee Rose Ready to Strike in 2016 Cox Plate

18 Oct, 2016

David Vandyke concedes that Yankee Rose faces a big task in overcoming the likes of Winx and Hartnell in the Cox Plate 2016, but believes his stable star is positioned well to strike should the race favourites show any weakness in the Moonee Valley feature.

Yankee Rose will leave from the rails draw in Saturday’s …

2016 Cox Plate: Yankee Rose has a look at Moonee Valley

2016 Cox Plate: Yankee Rose has a look at Moonee Valley

17 Oct, 2016

Cox Plate hopeful Yankee Rose will return to Moonee Valley on Tuesday morning for ‘Breakfast With The Best’ after coming through her first look at the tricky circuit in great style last Saturday Morning.

Yankee Rose, above winning the Spring Champion Stakes at Randwick, had a gallop at Moonee Valley in preparation for the Cox …

Cox Plate battle ahead for Yankee Rose

Cox Plate battle ahead for Yankee Rose

10 Oct, 2016

Sunshine Coast trainer David Vandyke is keen to see his filly Yankee Rose take on champion mare Winx in the Group 1 $3m Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley on October 22.

Yankee Rose, above, is set to take on Winx in the Cox Plate at Moonee Valley Photo by Steve Hart.

While Vandyke knows …