News About: La Amistad

La Amistad Set For Another Spring Tilt

La Amistad Set For Another Spring Tilt

15 Jul, 2015

Co-trainer Michael Hawkes has confirmed that La Amistad will be given another opportunity to perform at the highest level of racing during the 2015 Spring Racing Carnival and she is set to be included in the nominations for both the Melbourne Cup and the Caulfield Cup.

La Amistad returned to winning form with a tough …

Hasan Confident Shoreham Can Return To Winning Form In Andrew Ramsden Stakes

Hasan Confident Shoreham Can Return To Winning Form In Andrew Ramsden Stakes

20 May, 2015

Shoreham has not recorded a race win for over 18 months, but trainer Saab Hasan is confident that the stayer can return to winning form when he steps-up to 3200 metres in the 2015 Andrew Ramsden Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

Anicent King and Shoreham will clash again in the 2015 Andrew Ramsden Stakes at …

Signoff Into Melbourne Cup Field After Lexus Stakes Win

Signoff Into Melbourne Cup Field After Lexus Stakes Win

1 Nov, 2014

Signoff is into the 2014 Melbourne Cup field after taking out the ballot-exempt Lexus Stakes at Flemington this afternoon.

Signoff secured a place in the 2014 Melbourne Cup by scoring a strong win in the Lexus Stakes at Flemington this afternoon. Photo by: Sarah Ebbett

Signoff was extremely well-backed in the lead-up to the Lexus …

Melbourne Cup dream over for Lord Van Percy, Lexus Stakes scratching

Melbourne Cup dream over for Lord Van Percy, Lexus Stakes scratching

1 Nov, 2014

The Melbourne Cup dream is over for English trainer Andrew Balding after his stayer Lord Van Percy had to be scratched from the Group 3 $300,000 Lexus Stakes (2500m) at Flemington today.

Lord Van Percy had to be scratched from the Lexus Stakes because of a leg injury. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Lord …

La Amistad good enough to make 2014 Melbourne Cup Field

La Amistad good enough to make 2014 Melbourne Cup Field

31 Oct, 2014

Co-trainer Wayne Hawkes believes that La Amistad is good enough to make the 2014 Melbourne Cup field by winning the Group 3 $300,000 Lexus Stakes (2500m) at Flemington on Saturday.

La Amistad needs to win the Lexus Stakes to gain a start in the Melbourne Cup at Flemington. Photo by Steve Hart.

La Amistad is …

Hawkes Not Worried About 2014 Melbourne Cup Start For La Amistad

Hawkes Not Worried About 2014 Melbourne Cup Start For La Amistad

30 Oct, 2014

La Amistad will earn a place in the 2014 Melbourne Cup field if she wins the Group 3 Lexus Stakes (2500m) at Flemington on Saturday, but co-trainer Wayne Hawkes has revealed that he would not be particularly worried if the promising mare missed ‘the race that stops a nation’ next Tuesday.

La Amistad needs to …

Melbourne Cup Hopefuls Dominate Lexus Stakes Field

Melbourne Cup Hopefuls Dominate Lexus Stakes Field

29 Oct, 2014

The winner of the 2014 Lexus Stakes earns ballot exempt entry into the 2014 Melbourne Cup and 12 of the 13 horses in the Lexus Stakes field are chasing a start in ‘the race that stops a nation’.

Lord Van Percy needs to win the 2014 Lexus Stakes to earn a place in the Melbourne …

Caulfield Cup Start On The Line For La Amistad In The Metropolitan

Caulfield Cup Start On The Line For La Amistad In The Metropolitan

3 Oct, 2014

Co-trainer Wayne Hawkes admits that the promising stayer La Amistad does not deserve a place in the 2014 Caulfield Cup if she is unable to win the Group 1 The Metropolitan (2400m) at Royal Randwick tomorrow.

La Amistad needs to win the 2014 The Metropolitan to earn a start in the Caulfield Cup. Photo by: …

Spillway Included In The Metropolitan Field

Spillway Included In The Metropolitan Field

1 Oct, 2014

Imported stayer Spillway has been included in the 2014 The Metropolitan field and will have his last chance to earn a start in the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m).

Spillway is rated one of the leading chance in the 2014 The Metropolitan. Photo by: Steve Hart

Spillway (barrier nine) has had only one previous start …

Waller To Have Five Runners In The Metropolitan Field

Waller To Have Five Runners In The Metropolitan Field

30 Sep, 2014

Leading Sydney trainer Chris Waller will have five runners in the 2014 The Metropolitan field that will be released by Racing New South Wales tomorrow.

Junoob returned to winning form in the 2014 Hill Stakes at Royal Randwick on September 20. Photo by: Steve Hart

Waller won the 2011 edition of The Metropolitan with The …