News About: Jake Stephens

Puccini Included In Golden Mile Nominations

Puccini Included In Golden Mile Nominations

17 Mar, 2015

Puccini has been included in the 2015 Golden Mile nominations and is a genuine chance of contesting the Listed event at Bendigo on Saturday.

Jacquinot Bay is one of Puccini’s potential rivals in the 2015 Golden Mile at Bendigo this weekend. Photo by: Adrienne Bicknell

Puccini returned to Australian racing in the Group 1 Australian …

Gris Caro Removed From Caulfield Cup Field

Gris Caro Removed From Caulfield Cup Field

16 Oct, 2014

Gris Caro has been removed from the 2014 Caulfield Cup field after being found with signs of lameness at trackwork this morning.

Gris Caro has been ruled out of the 2014 Caulfield Cup after being found lame this morning. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Trainer Jake Stephens was bullish about the chances of Gris …

2014 Caulfield Cup: Gris Caro At Peak Fitness

2014 Caulfield Cup: Gris Caro At Peak Fitness

15 Oct, 2014

Trainer Jake Stephens is confident that Gris Caro is at peak fitness for the 2014 Caulfield Cup that will be held at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday afternoon.

Gris Caro has the chance to become the first horse in history to complete the Naturalism Stakes/Caulfield Cup double. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Gris Caro earnt …

Gris Caro In Great Condition Ahead Of Turnbull Stakes

Gris Caro In Great Condition Ahead Of Turnbull Stakes

1 Oct, 2014

Gris Caro will make his Group 1 debut in the 2014 Turnbull Stakes at Flemington on Saturday and trainer Jake Stephens is thrilled with the condition of the imported stayer heading into the $500,000 event.

Gris Caro scored a narrow win over Entirely Platinum in the 2014 Naturalism Stakes. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia…

Gris Caro escapes penalty for Caulfield Cup

Gris Caro escapes penalty for Caulfield Cup

23 Sep, 2014

Racing Victoria’s Executive General Manager – Racing, Greg Carpenter has spared last Saturday’s Naturalism Stakes winner Gris Caro any penalty for the Group 1 $2.5m Crown Golden Ale Caulfield Cup (2400m) at Caulfield on October 18.

Gris Caro escaped Caulfield Cup penalty after winning the Naturalism Stakes. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

French import …

Gris Caro into Caulfield Cup with Naturalism Stakes win

Gris Caro into Caulfield Cup with Naturalism Stakes win

20 Sep, 2014

French import Gris Caro has earned himself a spot in the Caulfield Cup after taking out the Group 3 $150,000 Jack London Naturalism Stakes (2000m) at Caulfield today.

Gris Caro will now go onto the Caulfield Cup after winning the Naturalism Stakes at Caulfield. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The winner of the Naturalism …

Melbourne Cup Unlikely For Gris Caro

Melbourne Cup Unlikely For Gris Caro

26 Sep, 2013

Trainer Jake Stephens has revealed that exciting imported stayer Gris Caro was only entered in the Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) as a precaution and is unlikely to contest the ‘race that stops a nation’.

Trainer Jake Stephens does not believe that Gris Caro is as good as 2012 Mackinnon Stakes winner Alcopop. Photo by: …

Waterhouse adds Tres Blue to her Melbourne Cup entrants

Waterhouse adds Tres Blue to her Melbourne Cup entrants

10 Sep, 2013

Gai Waterhouse has enhanced her chances of winning her first Melbourne Cup by adding French galloper Tres Blue to her team with a late entry payment of $5,500 to the Victoria Racing Club.

Melbourne Cup late entry Gris Caro will follow the same path as Alcopop, above. Photo by Steve Hart.

Waterhouse now has twelve …

Gris Caro Replicates Alcopop By Winning 2013 Balaklava Cup

Gris Caro Replicates Alcopop By Winning 2013 Balaklava Cup

4 Sep, 2013

He was purchased to be a replacement for Group 1 winner Alcopop and Gris Caro has lived up to that billing by winning the Listed Balaklava Cup (1600m) in a thrilling finish this afternoon.

Gris Caro replicated the feat of Alcopop, the horse that he was purchased to replace, by winning the Balaklava Cup this …

Alcopop Retired

Alcopop Retired

14 Jan, 2013

South Australian veteran Alcopop has been retired at the top of his game with connections putting the interests of the horse first.

Veteran South Australian gelding Alcopop has been retired. Photo by: Daniel Costello.

Already eight and due for a lengthy spell in the paddock, trainer Jake Stephens wanted to ensure the gelding has the …