News About: Helenus

Ethiopia To Begin Melbourne Cup Campaign In The Bart Cummings

Ethiopia To Begin Melbourne Cup Campaign In The Bart Cummings

30 Sep, 2014

Tough stayer Ethiopia will begin his third Melbourne Cup campaign in the Group 3 The Bart Cummings (2520m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Ethiopia has not recorded a race win since he took out the 2012 edition of the Australian Derby. Photo by: Steve Hart

Ethiopia finished a credible seventh behind Fiorente in the Group 1 …

Carey Pleased with Building Form of Ethiopia

Carey Pleased with Building Form of Ethiopia

22 Sep, 2014

Impressive winner of the 2012 edition of the Group 1 Australian Derby (2400m) in what was just his fourth competitive appearance on track, trainer Pat Carey has revealed his is pleased with the building form of classy stayer Ethiopia following a strong barrier trial at Cranbourne on Monday morning.

Ethiopia completed a strong 1550m barrier …

Leon And Troy Corstens To Train In Partnership

Leon And Troy Corstens To Train In Partnership

25 Jul, 2014

Troy Corstens has revealed that he and father Leon Corstens will train in partnership from the start of the 2014/2015 racing season next Friday.

Talented mare Commanding Jewel will now be trained both both Leon and Troy Corstens. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Tory Corstens grew up working in his father’s stable and after …

Carey Happy With Angola Ahead Of Ipswich Cup

Carey Happy With Angola Ahead Of Ipswich Cup

13 Jun, 2014

Trainer Pat Carey has been impressed with the work of Angola leading into the 2014 Ipswich Cup and he is confident that the tough stayer will perform well in the Listed event at Ipswich tomorrow.

Angola is chasing his maiden win at Listed level in the 2014 Ipswich Cup this weekend. Photo by: Race Horse …

Angola To Lead The BMW Field

Angola To Lead The BMW Field

3 Apr, 2014

Trainer Pat Carey has confirmed that Angola is likely to lead the 2014 The BMW field and the in-form stayer is set to get an undisrupted run in front following the scratchings of Green Moon and Mourayan.

Angola will be making his debut in the 2014 The BMW at Rosehill Gardens this weekend. Photo by: …

Ethiopia A Chance For Australian Cup and The BMW

Ethiopia A Chance For Australian Cup and The BMW

3 Jan, 2014

Trainer Pat Carey has revealed that Ethiopia is a chance to contest both the Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) and Group 1 The BMW (2400m), despite starting his campaign in the Group 3 Standish Handicap (1200m) at Flemington on New Year’s Day.

Ethiopia will have a chance to record his second race win in the …

Ethiopia Forgotten Horse In 2013 Caulfield Cup Field

Ethiopia Forgotten Horse In 2013 Caulfield Cup Field

18 Oct, 2013

The 2013 Caulfield Cup field is packed full of talent and 2012 Australian Derby winner Ethiopiahas been a forgotten horse heading into $2.5 million Group 1 event.

Ethiopia is chasing his first win since his memorable Australian Derby victory in the Group 1 Caulfield Cup. Photo by: Steve Hart

Ethiopia was considered the leading Australian-bred …

Carey Happy With Light Preparation For Ethiopia Ahead Of Caulfield Cup

Carey Happy With Light Preparation For Ethiopia Ahead Of Caulfield Cup

10 Oct, 2013

Trainer Pat Carey is not concerned that Ethiopia will go into the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) next Saturday with just two runs under his belt this preparation.

Ethiopia will be chasing the second race win of his career in the Group 1 Caulfield Cup on October 19. Photo by: Steve Hart

Ethiopia started his …

Ethiopia Making Good Progress Ahead Of Underwood Stakes

Ethiopia Making Good Progress Ahead Of Underwood Stakes

18 Sep, 2013

Pat Carey-trained Ethiopia will continue to work towards the Caulfield Cup when he takes on a star-studded field in the Group 1 Underwood Stakes (1800m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Ethiopia is chasing his first win since his triumph in the 2012 Australian Derby in the Underwood Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday. Photo by: Steve Hart…

Helenus Dies

Helenus Dies

9 Apr, 2013

Top galloper turned sire Helenus has died from complications during surgery.

The stallion had a tremendous 18-start racing career and was beginning to make a name for himself off the track.

Helenus sired Australian Derby winner Ethiopia as well as 2011 BMW winner Cedarberg.

As a racehorse, trained by Leon Corstens, the son of Helissio …