News About: John Dillon Stakes

John Dillon Stakes easier assignment for Durendal

John Dillon Stakes easier assignment for Durendal

25 Jan, 2016

Co-trainers Matthew Ellerton and Simon Zahra will run their in-form sprinter Durendal in the easier Listed $120,000 John Dillon Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on Tuesday after being scratched from the Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley last Saturday.

Durendal will start in the John Dillon Stakes at Caulfield. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Durendal was one of …

Amorino Headlines John Dillion Stakes Nominations

Amorino Headlines John Dillion Stakes Nominations

20 Jan, 2016

The 2016 John Dillon Stakes nominations have been released and the talented Amorino is a chance to return to the races in the Listed event at Caulfield on January 26.

Amorino is set to return to the races in the 2016 John Dillon Stakes at Caulfield on Australia Day. Photo by: Adrienne Bicknell

Amorino joined …

John Dillon Stakes Rather Than Australia Stakes For Tudor

John Dillon Stakes Rather Than Australia Stakes For Tudor

20 Jan, 2016

Trainer Doug Harrison has confirmed that Tudor will have his next race start in the 2016 John Dillon Stakes at Caulfield on Australia Day.

Tudor will have the chance to complete the Chester Manifold Stakes/John Dillon Stakes double on Tuesday. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Tudor has been a consistent performer throughout his racing career …

Chase The Rainbow Out Of The Autumn

Chase The Rainbow Out Of The Autumn

5 Mar, 2014

Trainer Rick Hore-Lacy has revealed that the racing career of injury-plagued galloper Chase The Rainbow may be over after he was ruled out of the remainder of the 2014 Autumn Racing Carnival after being found to have suffered a hock injury.

Chase The Rainbow has not been seen at the races since his narrow win …

John Dillion Stakes The Likely Target For Star Rolling

John Dillion Stakes The Likely Target For Star Rolling

22 Jan, 2014

Progressive galloper Star Rolling is likely to contest the John Dillon Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on January 25, rather than the Group 2 Australia Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley on Friday night.

Star Rolling recorded a dominant win over Let's Make Adeal and Araldo in the 2013 Penang Trophy in Adelaide. Photo by: Jenny Barnes…

Black Caviar Faces Strong Challenge From CF Orr Stakes Field

Black Caviar Faces Strong Challenge From CF Orr Stakes Field

8 Feb, 2012

Black Caviar will have to face a larger than norm group of talented challengers in order to claim her 18th unbeaten victory in the CF Orr Stakes at Caulfield this Saturday.

Quite on the contrary to the usual tiny fields stacked with Peter Moody-trained runners she faces, Black Caviar will instead line up again …

Australian Cup Nominations Feature Southern Speed

Australian Cup Nominations Feature Southern Speed

25 Jan, 2012

Last year’s Caulfield Cup winner Southern Speed is amongst 53 nominations for the Australian Cup at Flemington on March 10.

The four-year-old mare will run in the race on her way to the Group 1 The BMW in April.

Co-trained Leon Macdonald, who trains Southern Speed alongside Andrew Gluyas, believes his filly can continue her …

Southern Speed To Make Caulfield Return

Southern Speed To Make Caulfield Return

25 Jan, 2012

Southern Speed makes her racing return tomorrow afternoon in the Listed John Dillon Stakes at Caulfield.

The Caulfield Cup winning mare is back on the site of her incredible Group 1 victory last year and co-trainer Leon Macdonald says she’s a chance to get another in tomorrow’s event.

This is despite a massive 60kg top …

Southern Speed Makes Autumn Return

Southern Speed Makes Autumn Return

16 Jan, 2012

Southern Speed will make her much anticipated return to racing next week after winning the $2.5 million Caulfield Cup last October.

The four-year-old mare won the Caulfield Cup by one and a half lengths in what was an incredible come from behind victory last year.

Southern Speed will have her first race start of 2012 …