News About: Flemington Spring Carnival

Atlantic Jewel all clear to race

Atlantic Jewel all clear to race

5 Jan, 2012

Trainer Mark Kavanagh will take baby steps in order to get star filly Atlantic Jewel back to the race track.

The daughter of Fastnet Rock was given the all clear to resume training after tests revealed no structural damage from a back injury.

Undefeated in five starts, the three-year-old won the Group 1 2011 Caulfield …

Linton out of Melbourne Cup and Mackinnon

Linton out of Melbourne Cup and Mackinnon

28 Oct, 2011

The Lloyd and Nick Williams owned galloper Linton miss the Tuesday’s $6m Melbourne Cup (3200m) and has been has been scratched form tomorrow’s  Group 1 $1m Mackinnon Stakes (2000m) at Flemington on Saturday.

The five-year-old grey who was 10th in the Melbourne Cup order of entry has missed vital work leading up to the …

Nash Rawiller appeal tomorrow

Nash Rawiller appeal tomorrow

27 Oct, 2011

Nash Rawiller

The Racing Appeals and Disciplinary (RAD) Board will hear an appeal by jockey Nash Rawiller at 11.30am (EST) tomorrow.

Rawiller has appealed against the decision of Racing Victoria Stewards and severity of the penalty imposed when he was found guilty of a charge of careless riding on his mount Star Bender in Race …

Chris Munce jockeying for a key ride

Chris Munce jockeying for a key ride

27 Oct, 2011

Chris Munce's Melbourne Cup ride Tullamore is looking more likely of making the final field

Brisbane’s leading jockey Chris Munce may gain the key ride of Dowager Queen during the Flemington Spring Carnival through an old acquaintance.

The Graeme Rogerson trained filly will contest the $302,000 Group 2 Wakeful Stakes (2000m) on Saturday at Flemington …

Semi-Twilight Oaks Day On The Cards This Spring

Semi-Twilight Oaks Day On The Cards This Spring

28 Apr, 2011

Melbourne’s Oaks Day could be moved to a later timeslot in a bid to rectify a swift drop in numbers over the past few years.

The Victoria Racing Club (VRC) are proposing a change to the current Ladies Day format to allow more Victorians to make the first race, which currently begins at 11.10am.

VRC …