News About: La Amistad
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.
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.
Signoff is into the 2014 Melbourne Cup field after taking out the ballot-exempt Lexus Stakes at Flemington this afternoon.
Signoff was extremely well-backed in the lead-up to the Lexus …
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.
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 is …
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.
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’.
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.
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.
Waller won the 2011 edition of The Metropolitan with The …
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- Gai Waterhouse
- Cox Plate
- Caulfield Cup
- Peter Moody
- Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival
- Golden Slipper
- Hugh Bowman
- Stradbroke Handicap
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- Queen Elizabeth Stakes
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- James McDonald
- Blue Diamond Stakes
- Newmarket Handicap
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