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Adelaide Cup Option for Bagot Handicap Hope Tanby

Adelaide Cup Option for Bagot Handicap Hope Tanby

30 Dec, 2014

Local horseman Mick Cerchi is tipping a big, improved run from his veteran stayer Tanby when the rising nine-year-old lines up against an in-form field for Thursday’s Bagot Handicap ahead of a possible Adelaide Cup run in the autumn.

Tanby faces an Adelaide Cup test in Thursday’s Bagot Handicap at Flemington. Photo: Race Horse Photos …

Capacity 2014 Ballarat Cup Field Released

Capacity 2014 Ballarat Cup Field Released

19 Nov, 2014

The 2014 Ballarat Cup field has been released and a capacity field of 18 horses are set to contest the Listed event at Ballarat on Saturday.

Fat Al has been allocated the equal top-weight of 60 kilograms for the 2014 Ballarat Cup. Photo by: Steve Hart

Group 1 winner Fat Al has failed to fire …

Weir Trio Need To Improve In 2014 Ballarat Cup

Weir Trio Need To Improve In 2014 Ballarat Cup

19 Nov, 2014

Darren Weir has At First Sight, Hurdy Gurdy Man and Mobaco in the 2014 Ballarat Cup field and the leading trainer believes that all three will need to improve on their recent form to be a winning chance in the Listed event this weekend.

At First Sight is one of three Darren Weir-trained runners in …

Outback Joe A Chance For Sydney Cup After Bagot Handicap Win

Outback Joe A Chance For Sydney Cup After Bagot Handicap Win

2 Jan, 2014

Trainer Nigel Blackiston believes that Outback Joe is good enough to compete at Group 1 level in the Sydney Cup after recording a strong win in the Listed Bagot Handicap (2800m) at Flemington yesterday.

Outback Joe broke through for his first metropolitan victory in the Bagot Handicap after finishing second behind De Fine Lago in …

Weir Not Confident Heading Into Ballarat Cup

Weir Not Confident Heading Into Ballarat Cup

22 Nov, 2013

Darren Weir has both Hurdy Gurdy Man and Bia Diamond in the Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m) on Sunday but the leading trainer does not believe either will deliver him a victory on the final day of the 2013 Spring Racing Carnival.

Bia Diamond will be joined in the 2013 Ballarat Cup by stablemate Hurdy Gurdy …

McEvoy Chasing Redemption In Ballarat Cup

McEvoy Chasing Redemption In Ballarat Cup

20 Nov, 2013

Trainer Tony McEvoy is hopeful that tough stayer Pelicano can atone for his narrow defeat in last year’s race and win the Listed 2013 Ballarat Cup (2200m) on Sunday.

Pelicano will carry the top-weight of 60kg in the Ballarat Cup this weekend. Photo by: Steve Hart

Pelicano went into the 2012 edition of the Ballarat …

Hurdy Gurdy Man to Chase Tasmanian Cups Double

Hurdy Gurdy Man to Chase Tasmanian Cups Double

26 Feb, 2013

Hobart Cup winner Hurdy Gurdy Man will chase his second Tasmanian feature race on Wednesday after trainer Darren Weir chose to make a return trip to Australia’s southern most state for the Group 3 $225,000 Launceston Cup (2400m).

The five-year-old bolted home to win by more than a length when favourite in the Hobart Cup …