News About: Geoffrey Freer Stakes

Willing Foe Pick Of Godolphin Melbourne Cup Duo

Willing Foe Pick Of Godolphin Melbourne Cup Duo

1 Nov, 2014

The 2014 Melbourne Cup will feature two Godolphin runners and punters believe that Willing Foe has the edge over his stablemate Cavalryman heading into the Group 1 event at Flemington next Tuesday.

James McDonald has been booked to ride Willing Foe in the 2014 Melbourne Cup. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Willing Foe has …

Late 2014 Caulfield Cup Tips: Lidari The Likely Winner

Late 2014 Caulfield Cup Tips: Lidari The Likely Winner

18 Oct, 2014

Form expert Deane Lester has Lidari on top of his 2014 Caulfield Cup tips and he is confident that the imported galloper can give trainer Peter Moody his maiden win in the Group 1 event at Caulfield this afternoon.

Lidari is the 2014 Caulfield Cup tip of leading form analyst Deane Lester. Photo by: Race …

Seismos Could Surprise In 2014 Caulfield Cup

Seismos Could Surprise In 2014 Caulfield Cup

14 Oct, 2014

Managing co-owner Darren Dance believes that promising stayer Seismos is capable of causing a surprise in the 2014 Caulfield Cup this weekend.

Craig Newitt will ride Seismos when he makes his Australian racing debut in the 2014 Caulfield Cup this weekend. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Seismos has been a consistent performer at Group …

Melbourne Cup The Second Australian Start For Seismos

Melbourne Cup The Second Australian Start For Seismos

5 Sep, 2014

Managing co-owner Darren Dance has revealed that imported stayer Seismos is set to contest both the 2014 Melbourne Cup as well as the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) during the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival.

Seismos will follow in the footsteps of stablemates Jakkalberry and Dandino and contest both the Caulfield Cup and Melbourne Cup during …

Caulfield Cup Still An Option For Red Cadeaux

Caulfield Cup Still An Option For Red Cadeaux

3 Sep, 2014

Red Cadeaux was allocated 55 and a half kilograms in the 2014 Caulfield Cup weights that were released this morning and trainer Ed Dunlop has revealed that the veteran stayer is still a chance of contesting the Group 1 event at Caulfield on October 18.

Red Cadeaux finished a brave second behind Fiorente in the …

Melbourne Cup Runner-Up Not Finished Yet

Melbourne Cup Runner-Up Not Finished Yet

6 Nov, 2013

Trainer Ed Dunlop believes that 2013 Melbourne Cup runner-up Red Cadeaux still has a couple of big races in him and has ruled out bringing the eight-year-old back to Australia for a fourth tilt at ‘the race that stops nation’.

Red Cadeaux finished second in the 2013 Melbourne Cup and is a chance to contest …

Melbourne Cup Hopefuls Dominate Geoffrey Freer Stakes

Melbourne Cup Hopefuls Dominate Geoffrey Freer Stakes

19 Aug, 2013

Godolphin stayer Royal Empire is on track for the Melbourne Cup (3200m) after recording a strong victory in the Group 3 Geoffrey Freer Stakes (2670m) at Newbury on Saturday.

Red Cadeaux will return to Australia after finishing second behind Royal Empire in the Geoffrey Freer Stakes on Saturday. Photo by: Taron Clarke

The race could …

Carpenter Believes 2012 Melbourne Cup Field Will Be One Of The Strongest Ever

Carpenter Believes 2012 Melbourne Cup Field Will Be One Of The Strongest Ever

3 Nov, 2012

Racing Victoria chief handicapper Greg Carpenter revealed today that he believes the 2012 Melbourne Cup will have one of the strongest fields in the history of the race.

The final field will be finalised at 4.30pm this afternoon and Carpenter believes the quality of the horses that won’t make the field is a testament to …

Mackinnon Stakes Pair To Back Up In Melbourne Cup

Mackinnon Stakes Pair To Back Up In Melbourne Cup

3 Nov, 2012

Winchester and Zabeelionaire will back up in the Melbourne Cup on Tuesday after running in the Mackinnon Stakes at Flemington today.

Zabeelionaire and Winchester both made up ground late, finishing fifth and sixth respectively in perfect Melbourne Cup trials.

The Mackinnon Stakes was once considered the key lead-up race to the Melbourne Cup but recently …