News About: James Cummings

Victory Stakes field reduced to 6, Good Standing scratched

Victory Stakes field reduced to 6, Good Standing scratched

28 Apr, 2017

The Group 2 $200,000 Ellyce Galvin Victory Stakes (1200m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday has been reduced to six runners with the scratching of three year old Good Standing.

Good Standing, above, has been scratched from the Victory Stakes at Eagle Farm. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Trainer James Cummings has opted to run Good …

Queensland Oaks is Winter Carnival goal for Savvan

Queensland Oaks is Winter Carnival goal for Savvan

27 Apr, 2017

A mid-week Canterbury win could be the stepping stone for Savvan heading towards the Group 1 $500,000 Treasury Brisbane Queensland Oaks (2400m) at Eagle Farm on June 3.

Savvan ran third to Eleonora, above, in the Ethereal Stakes at Caulfield during the 2016 Melbourne Spring Carnival. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Savvan beat the older …

Victory Stakes or Hawkesbury Guineas for Good Standing

Victory Stakes or Hawkesbury Guineas for Good Standing

27 Apr, 2017

Trainer James Cummings will decide today if dual acceptor Good Standing heads to Brisbane for the Victory Stakes on Saturday or stays in New South Wales to run in the Hawkesbury Guineas.

Good Standing, above, is a dual acceptor for the Victory Stakes at Eagle Farm and the Hawkesbury Guineas at Hawkesbury. Photo by Ultimate …

Eshtiraak facing Sydney 2yos for 1st time in Champagne Stakes

Eshtiraak facing Sydney 2yos for 1st time in Champagne Stakes

13 Apr, 2017

Lindsay Park co-trainer David Hayes believes Eshtiraak has the right form to take on the Sydney two year olds in the Group 1 $500,000 Moet & Chandon Champagne Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Damien Oliver, above, rides Eshtiraak in the Champagne Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Eshtiraak has raced six times …

Champagne Stakes An Option For Fernhill Handicap Winner Whispered Secret

Champagne Stakes An Option For Fernhill Handicap Winner Whispered Secret

8 Apr, 2017

The 2017 Champagne Stakes is an option for talented filly Whispered Secret after she claimed an impressive victory in the 2017 Fernhill Handicap at Royal Randwick this morning.

Whispered Secret claimed the biggest win of her racing career to date in the 2017 Fernhill Handicap. Photo by: Steve Hart

Whispered Secret was caught wide throughout …

Prized Icon at his best for the 2400m of the Australian Derby

Prized Icon at his best for the 2400m of the Australian Derby

28 Mar, 2017

Recent racing will ensure that Victoria Derby winner Prized Icon will strip in prime condition to run out a strong 2400m in the Group 1 $2m BMW Australian Derby at Randwick on day one of ‘The Championships’ on Saturday.

Prized Icon, above, is ready to run a strong 2400m in the Australian Derby at Randwick. …

Prized Icon to resume in 2017 Hobartville Stakes

Prized Icon to resume in 2017 Hobartville Stakes

15 Feb, 2017

Victory Derby winner Prized Icon is set to resume in the 2017 Group 2 $400,000 Schweppes Hobartville Stakes (1400m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Victoria Derby winner Prized Icon, above, will resume in the Hobartville Stakes at Rosehill. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The James Cummings trained Prized Icon will be having his first start since …

Eden Roc a different horse with winkers on in Hinchinbrook Plate

Eden Roc a different horse with winkers on in Hinchinbrook Plate

3 Feb, 2017

Jockey Tommy Berry has informed the followers of Eden Roc that the colt will be a different horse with the winkers on for the first time when he steps out in the Listed $125,000 Hinchinbrook Plate (1100m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Exceeds, black, white and yellow and Eden Roc, grey and red, will clash again …

Tactical Advantage to step up in class after Wilkes Quality win

Tactical Advantage to step up in class after Wilkes Quality win

23 Jan, 2017

Promising sprinter Tactical Advantage will be given his chance in tougher company over the Sydney Autumn Carnival after the three year old scored a narrow but convincing win in the $100,000 Wilkes Quality (1000m) at Randwick last Saturday.

Tactical Advantage, above, will take on tougher company during the Autumn Carnival after winning the Wilkes Quality …

Exceeds into Golden Slipper calculations with Randwick win

Exceeds into Golden Slipper calculations with Randwick win

23 Jan, 2017

Long priced winner Exceeds put herself into Golden Slipper calculations with a surprise win in the $100,000 Australian Fire Hose Plate (1000m) at Randwick last Saturday.

Exceeds, above, caused an upset when she beat the odds on favourite Eden Roc at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Exceeds was sent out as one of the outsiders …