News About: Joao Moreira

Track Specialist Sheidel faces tough test in Winterbottom Stakes

Track Specialist Sheidel faces tough test in Winterbottom Stakes

24 Nov, 2016

Track specialist Sheidel might have won nine times at Ascot but she will still be facing a tough test when she lines up in the Group 1 $1m Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) on Saturday.

Sheidel, above in red and white colours, is set to line up in the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Ultimate …

2016 Melbourne Cup Betting: Money For Jameka

2016 Melbourne Cup Betting: Money For Jameka

1 Nov, 2016

Jameka has been well-backed in 2016 Melbourne Cup betting markets and he is now into $8 to take out ‘the race that stops a nation’.

Jameka has been one of the best-backed runners in 2016 Caulfield Cup betting markets. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Jameka was a slight drifter when the 2016 Melbourne Cup field …

2016 Melbourne Cup Form: Heartbreak City Primed for Success

2016 Melbourne Cup Form: Heartbreak City Primed for Success

30 Oct, 2016

Trainer Tony Martin believes that classy stayer Heartbreak City will be perfectly-suited to the conditions at Flemington on Tuesday, when he lines up for the 2016 Melbourne Cup (3200m).

Hong Kong-based hoop Joao Moreira will ride Heartbreak City in the 2016 Melbourne Cup. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell

Heartbreak City is yet to make an appearance on …

Sensis Stakes winner Sheidel to chase G1 Darley Classic

Sensis Stakes winner Sheidel to chase G1 Darley Classic

29 Oct, 2016

Consistent performer Sheidel will now step up to Group 1 company in the Darley Classic next week after scoring a narrow win against the mares in the Group 3 $200,000 Sensis Stakes (1100m) at Flemington today.

Sheidel, red and white colours, comes down the outside fence to win the Sensis Stakes at Flemington. Photo by…

Waller to Saddle Three in Cantala Stakes Field

Waller to Saddle Three in Cantala Stakes Field

26 Oct, 2016

Trainer Chris Waller is pleased with the condition of his three potential runners set to feature in Saturday’s Group 1 Cantala Stakes field, which will be released by midday today.

McCreery is one of three set to be included in the Cantala Stakes field by Chris Waller. Photo: Steve Hart

Mackintosh has been a standout …

Vadamos’ Cox Plate Odds Continue To Lengthen

Vadamos’ Cox Plate Odds Continue To Lengthen

21 Oct, 2016

Vadamos is out to 2016 Cox Plate odds of $19 and the French galloper continues to drift ahead of the Group 1 event at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

Vadamos will be the sole international representative in the 2016 Cox Plate at Moonee Valley on Saturday. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Vadamos was as short as …

2016 Cox Plate: Mark Zahra confirmed for Vadamos

2016 Cox Plate: Mark Zahra confirmed for Vadamos

21 Oct, 2016

Melbourne jockey Mark Zahra has been confirmed as the new rider for French raider Vadamos in the Group 1 $3m Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

French galloper Vadamos, above, will be ridden by Mark Zahra in the Cox Plate at Moonee Valley. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Racing Victoria Stewards released a …

Mark Zahra picks up Manikato Stakes ride on English

Mark Zahra picks up Manikato Stakes ride on English

20 Oct, 2016

Melbourne jockey Mark Zahra has picked up the ride on Group 1 winning mare English in the Group 1 $1m Manikato Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley on Friday night.

Jockey Mark Zahra, above, has been called up to ride English in the Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Zahra has been called …

Cox Plate jockey Joao Moreira grounded in Hong Kong

Cox Plate jockey Joao Moreira grounded in Hong Kong

20 Oct, 2016

Typhoon Haima has claimed its first Hong Kong victims with jockeys Joao Moreira and Sam Clipperton not being allowed to travel to Melbourne for the two day Cox Plate Carnival at Moonee Valley this weekend.

Hong Kong’s leading jockey Joao Moreira, above, will miss out on the ride on Vadamos in the Cox Plate at …

Typhoon Haima could blow the Cox Plate chances of Joao Moreira

Typhoon Haima could blow the Cox Plate chances of Joao Moreira

19 Oct, 2016

Typhoon Haima could blow the chances of leading Hong Kong jockey Joao Moreira claiming his first Cox Plate victory on French galloper Vadamos.

The Magic Man Joao Moreira, above, is booked to ride Vadamos in the Cox Plate at Moonee Valley. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Moreira and fellow Hong Kong based jockey Sam Clipperton are …