News About: Long John

Abu Dhabi On Trial For Spring In The Flemington Family Handicap

Abu Dhabi On Trial For Spring In The Flemington Family Handicap

17 Jul, 2015

Races like the Group 2 Danehill Stakes (1200m) and Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) could be on the agenda for Abu Dhabi if he performs well in The Flemington Family Handicap (1200m) at Flemington tomorrow.

Abu Dhabi has the chance to contest his second straight win when he contests the 2015 The Flemington Family …

El Roca Continues To Progress Towards Racing Return

El Roca Continues To Progress Towards Racing Return

6 Jan, 2015

Trainer Trent Busuttin is happy with the condition of talented Kiwi entire El Roca as he continues to build to towards a return to racing in 2015.

El Roca was narrowly denied a maiden win at Group 1 level by Dissident in the 2014 Royal Randwick Guineas. Photo by: Steve Hart

El Roca missed the …

Start Key For Kumaon In Caulfield Guineas

Start Key For Kumaon In Caulfield Guineas

10 Oct, 2014

Kumaon is available at 2014 Caulfield Guineas odds of $21, but Godolphin Racing Manager Jason Walsh is hoping that the promising colt can be competitive in the Group 1 event – as long as he jumps cleanly from the barriers.

Kumaon is the sole Godolphin representative in the 2014 Caulfield Guineas. Photo by: Race Horse …

Shooting To Win The Equal Of Previous Caulfield Guineas Winners

Shooting To Win The Equal Of Previous Caulfield Guineas Winners

7 Oct, 2014

Co-trainer Paul Snowden believes that Shooting To Win is just as good as previous Caulfield Guineas winners Helmet and Long John.

Shooting To Win stamped himself as a Caulfield Guineas contender with a win in the Stan Fox Stakes. Photo by: Steve Hart

The Snowdens had plenty of success in the Caulfield Guineas as part …

Caulfield Guineas On The Agenda For Vespa

Caulfield Guineas On The Agenda For Vespa

9 Sep, 2014

Trainer Johno Benner has revealed that the 2014 Caulfield Guineas is on the agenda for New Zealand Group 1 winner Vespa.

Vespa is a chance to follow the same path as El Roca (pictured) and head to Australia for the Caulfield Guineas. Photo by: Steve Hart

Vespa made his racing debut with a close second …

Cox Plate Still On The Agenda For Guest Of Honour

Cox Plate Still On The Agenda For Guest Of Honour

4 Sep, 2014

Co-owner Darren Dance has confirmed that the 2014 Cox Plate is still on the agenda for talented entire Guest Of Honour, who will arrive in Australia in the first planeload of European contenders for the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival.

Guest Of Honour beat 2013 Caulfield Guineas winner Long John (pictured) during the 2914 Royal Ascot …

Busuttin Thrilled With Cauthen Ahead Of Racing Return

Busuttin Thrilled With Cauthen Ahead Of Racing Return

19 Aug, 2014

Cauthen has been included in the nominations for the Benchmark 90 Handicap at Moonee Valley on Saturday and trainer Trent Busuttin is delighted with the way the promising galloper has settled in Australia.

Cauthen is set to return to the races at Moonee Valley this weekend. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Cauthen has not …

Merion To Resume In Mackenzie Stakes

Merion To Resume In Mackenzie Stakes

19 Aug, 2014

2014 Caulfield Guineas contender Merion is set to start his 2014 Spring Racing Carnival campaign in the Listed McKenzie Stakes(1200m) at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

The 2013 edition of the McKenzie Stakes was won by talented Kiwi galloper Cauthen. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Merion made his racing debut with a comfortable win in …

Cluster to set the pace in Forum Group Handicap

Cluster to set the pace in Forum Group Handicap

18 Jul, 2014

Josh Parr won’t be frightened to take Cluster straight to the front in the $85,000 Forum Group Handicap(1200m) at Rosehill on Saturday as the three year old marches towards a Spring Carnival campaign.

Cluster, green and white, runs second to Va Pensiero in the San Domenico Stakes. Photo by Steve Hart

Parr has had one …

Caulfield Guineas Ambitions for Merion

Caulfield Guineas Ambitions for Merion

10 Jul, 2014

Melbourne-based New Zealand expat Michael Moroney is banking on last year’s Caulfield Guineas lead-up form to hold again in 2014 as he attempts to win the three-year-olds’ classic this spring with the undefeated Merion.

Michael Moroney is hoping Merion can continue to emulate the form of last year's Caulfield Guineas winner Long John this spring. …