News About: Flemington Racecourse

Happy Hannah Requires Luck in Matriarch Stakes

Happy Hannah Requires Luck in Matriarch Stakes

4 Nov, 2016

Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Kerrin McEvoy is hopeful that Happy Hannah will find luck in transit in the Group 2 Matriarch Stakes (2000m) on Saturday, after drawing into the Flemington race in barrier 17.

Kerrin McEvoy will ride Happy Hannah in the 2016 Matriarch Stakes. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Happy Hannah has been a strong …

2016 Crown Oaks Day Results: Lasqueti Spirit is the Crown Oaks Winner

2016 Crown Oaks Day Results: Lasqueti Spirit is the Crown Oaks Winner

3 Nov, 2016

2016 Crown Oaks Day boasts an exciting nine race card at Flemington Racecourse this afternoon, highlighted by the Group 1 staying test for three-year-old fillies.

Yankee Rose is a clear favourite to win the Group 1 Crown Oaks at Flemington this afternoon. Photo: Steve Hart

It is a fine day in the great Melbourne metropolitan …

Smart As You Think Primed for Crown Oaks

Smart As You Think Primed for Crown Oaks

3 Nov, 2016

Trainer John McArdle is pleased with the condition of Smart As You Think ahead of her run in the Group 1 Crown Oaks (2500m) at Flemington this afternoon.

Trainer John McArdle has respect for horses like Moqueen (pictured) in this afternoon’s Crown Oaks. Photo: Steve Hart

Smart As You Think has produced a number of …

2016 Melbourne Cup Tips: Exospheric On Top For Freedman

2016 Melbourne Cup Tips: Exospheric On Top For Freedman

31 Oct, 2016

Exospheric is on top of the 2016 Melbourne Cup tips of Lee Freedman and the Melbourne Cup winning trainer is confident that the import will have no problems running out a strong 3200 metres.

Exospheric is Lee Freeman’s picked of two runners in the 2016 Melbourne Cup field. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Exospheric has been …

2016 Melbourne Cup Betting: Grey Lion continues to Drift

2016 Melbourne Cup Betting: Grey Lion continues to Drift

31 Oct, 2016

Trainer Matt Cumani is confident that Grey Lion will take improvement into his second campaign appearance in the Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington today, but the talented import has continued to drift in 2016 Melbourne Cup betting markets and is now rated a $51 chance with Ladbrokes.com.au.

Grey Lion is on …

Rising Romance’s 2016 Myer Classic Odds Drift

Rising Romance’s 2016 Myer Classic Odds Drift

28 Oct, 2016

Rising Romance’s 2016 Myer Classic odds have continued to drift after the talented mare was allocated barrier 14 for the Group 1 race at Flemington on Saturday.

Rising Romance has continued to drift in 2016 Myer Classic betting markets. Photo: Steve Hart

Rising Romance began her career under the guidance of prominent New Zealand trainer …

Waller to Saddle Three in Cantala Stakes Field

Waller to Saddle Three in Cantala Stakes Field

26 Oct, 2016

Trainer Chris Waller is pleased with the condition of his three potential runners set to feature in Saturday’s Group 1 Cantala Stakes field, which will be released by midday today.

McCreery is one of three set to be included in the Cantala Stakes field by Chris Waller. Photo: Steve Hart

Mackintosh has been a standout …

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 …

Curren Mirotic Working Well Towards Melbourne Cup 2016

Curren Mirotic Working Well Towards Melbourne Cup 2016

25 Oct, 2016

Japanese raider Curren Mirotic has reportedly taken well to his time in Australia so far and is on track for a competitive performance in the 2016 Melbourne Cup (3200m) on November 1st.

Tommy Berry will partner Curren Mirotic in the 2016 Melbourne Cup. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Curren Mirotic has produced a …

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 …