News About: James Cummings

Grand Prix Stakes fancy Order Again can pencil in a Queensland Derby spot

Grand Prix Stakes fancy Order Again can pencil in a Queensland Derby spot

26 May, 2017

Promising staying three year old Order Again can pencil in a spot in the Queensland Derby with another impressive performance in the Group 3 $150,000 Mullins Lawyers Grand Prix Stakes (2200m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Larry Cassidy, above, rides Order Again in the Grand Prix Stakes at Eagle Farm. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The …

Beadman gets chance for G1 win with Impending in Kingsford-Smith Cup

Beadman gets chance for G1 win with Impending in Kingsford-Smith Cup

24 May, 2017

Former champion jockey Darren Beadman gets his chance to win a Group 1 race as a trainer with Impending in the Group 1 $700,000 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup (1300m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday before being replaced as head trainer for Godolphin’s Australian operation.

Impending, above, will give trainer Darren Beadman a chance to win the …

Shocking Luck early favourite for Grand Prix Stakes

Shocking Luck early favourite for Grand Prix Stakes

24 May, 2017

Hong Kong bound Shocking Luck has been installed the early favourite for the Group 3 $150,000 Mullins Lawyers Grand Prix Stakes (2200m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Kiwi jockey Opie Bosson, above on Rosehill Guineas winner Gingernuts, will ride Shocking Luck in the Grand Prix Stakes at Eagle Farm. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Stephen …

Cummings Confirmed As New Head Trainer for Godolphin Australia

Cummings Confirmed As New Head Trainer for Godolphin Australia

23 May, 2017

James Cummings has been confirmed as the new head trainer of the Godolphin Australia operation and will officially take the reins on July 8th.

Cummings saddled Prized Icon to win the Group 1 Victoria Derby in spring. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Cummings has enjoyed many accolades throughout his training career since he entered …

Two derby winners among nominations for Grand Prix Stakes

Two derby winners among nominations for Grand Prix Stakes

22 May, 2017

Victoria Derby winner Prized Icon and South Australian Derby winner Volatile Mix are among the nominations for Group 3 $150,000 Mullins Lawyers Grand Prix Stakes (2200m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Prized Icon, above, is among the nominations for the Grand Prix Stakes at Eagle Farm. Photo by Steve Hart.

Twenty-five three year olds have …

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 …