News About: De Little Engine

Qewy in fine shape for Sandown Cup

Qewy in fine shape for Sandown Cup

9 Nov, 2016

Stand in trainer James Ferguson has declared that Qewy is in fine shape heading into the Listed $150,000 Ladbrokes Sandown Cup (3200m) at Sandown on Saturday.

Qewy, above in royal blue colours winning the Geelong Cup, is the favourite for the Sandown Cup at Sandown. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Godolphin’s English trainer Charlie Appleby …

2016 Melbourne Cup Field: De Little Engine needs to win Lexus Stakes

2016 Melbourne Cup Field: De Little Engine needs to win Lexus Stakes

28 Oct, 2016

Trainer Danny O’Brien is hopeful of De Little Engine gaining a run in the Melbourne Cup with a winning performance in the Group 3 $300,000 Lexus Stakes (2500m) at Flemington on Saturday.

De Little Engine, above, needs to win the Lexus Stakes at Flemington to gain automatic entry into the Melbourne Cup. Photo by Steve …

De Little Engine slips into Caulfield Cup field

De Little Engine slips into Caulfield Cup field

13 Oct, 2016

First emergency De Little Engine has gained a start in the field for the Group 1 $3m BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) at Caulfield on Saturday following the scratching of New Zealand mare Fanatic.

First emergency De Little Engine, above, has gained a start in the Caulfield Cup. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Te Awamutu trainer …

O’Brien And Kavanagh Handed Lengthy Bans

O’Brien And Kavanagh Handed Lengthy Bans

20 Jan, 2016

The Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board handed Victorian trainers Danny O’Brien and Mark Kavanagh lengthy disqualifications for administering cobalt to their horses in 2014.

Mark Kavanagh and Danny O’Brien have both received lengthy suspensions from the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

O’Brien was found guilty of administering cobalt Bullpit, …

Melbourne Cup Path Starts For De Little Engine In Sandown Cup

Melbourne Cup Path Starts For De Little Engine In Sandown Cup

14 Nov, 2015

The 2016 Melbourne Cup is the long-term goal for De Little Engine and trainer Danny O’Brien believes that he will get an idea whether the progressive stayer could be competitive in ‘the race that stops a nation’ after he runs in the 2015 Sandown Cup.

De Little Engine has the chance to record the biggest …

Grand Marshal’s Sandown Cup Odds Shorten

Grand Marshal’s Sandown Cup Odds Shorten

13 Nov, 2015

Grand Marshal has been backed into 2015 Sandown Cup odds of $5.50 and the Sydney Cup winner is now on the third line of betting for the Listed event that will be held at Sandown tomorrow.

Grand Marshal has been the best-backed runner in 2015 Sandown Cup betting markets. Photo by: Sarah Ebbett

Grand Marshal …

Melbourne Cup Trio In Sandown Cup Field

Melbourne Cup Trio In Sandown Cup Field

11 Nov, 2015

The 2015 Sandown Cup field has been released and Melbourne Cup runners The Offer, Almoonqith and Grand Marshal are all set to contest the Listed event at Sandown on Saturday.

The Offer is one of three Melbourne Cup runners that is set to contest the Sandown Cup. Photo by: Steve Hart

The Offer has produced …

Averau Tasmanian Bound after Bagot Handicap Win

Averau Tasmanian Bound after Bagot Handicap Win

2 Jan, 2015

A trip to the Apple Isle next month to target the Hobart Cup – Launceston Cup double could be on the cards for the Peter Morgan and Craig Widdison-trained mare Averau after her barnstorming Bagot Handicap win on New Year’s Day.

Jockey Linda Meech boasts four wins from seven recent rides aboard Thursday’s Bagot Handicap …

Distillation Smart Chance in Bagot Handicap

Distillation Smart Chance in Bagot Handicap

31 Dec, 2014

Young Morphettville-based horseman Nick Smart is hoping a trip to Melbourne for Thursday’s Bagot Handicap reaps rewards with his stable ace Distillation.

Lord Reims Stakes winner Distillation is in Melbourne for Thursday’s Bagot Handicap at Flemington on New Year’s Day. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

Smart has been training in his own right for just 18 months …

De Little Engine One to Beat in Bagot Handicap

De Little Engine One to Beat in Bagot Handicap

22 Dec, 2014

Four-year-old gelding De Little Engine looks to have cemented his favouritism in the Listed Bagot Handicap (2800m) after winning the Bitalli Handicap (2540m) on Saturday.

De Little Engine (outside) will be the one to beat in the Bagot Handicap on January 1 after winning at Flemington on Saturday. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

The Bagot Handicap …