News About: Lord Van Percy

Mr Utopia On Trial For Railway Stakes In Sandown Stakes

Mr Utopia On Trial For Railway Stakes In Sandown Stakes

9 Nov, 2015

Mr Utopia is set to contest the 2015 Sandown Stakes this weekend and trainer Robert Smerdon has revealed that the tough gelding could return to Perth for the Railway Stakes if he performs well in the Group 3 event this weekend.

Mr Utopia could make his Group 1 debut in the 2015 Railway Stakes. Photo …

Kevin Heffernan Stakes Nominations Include Smokin’ Joey

Kevin Heffernan Stakes Nominations Include Smokin’ Joey

9 Nov, 2015

Smokin’ Joey has been included in the 2015 Kevin Heffernan Stakes nominations and he is set to return to the races in the Group 3 event at Sandown on Saturday.

Smokin’ Joey has the chance to return to winning form in the 2015 Kevin Heffernan Stakes at Sandown this weekend. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Smokin’ …

Lord Van Percy Out Of Zipping Classic

Lord Van Percy Out Of Zipping Classic

11 Nov, 2014

Lord Van Percy has been ruled out of the 2014 Zipping Classic and will be sent to the spelling paddock after being found with a tendon strain.

Lord Van Percy will miss the 2014 Zipping Classic after being found with a tendon strain. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Lord Van Percy had been included …

Lord Van Percy to run in Zipping Classic

Lord Van Percy to run in Zipping Classic

10 Nov, 2014

English stayer Lord Van Percy has recovered from the injury that forced him to miss a shot at the Melbourne Cup and will go around in the Group 2 $350,000 Deadly Design Zipping Classic (2400m) at Sandown on Saturday.

Lord Van Percy is set to run in the Zipping Classic at Sandown. Photo Race Horse …

Melbourne Cup hope Unchain My Heart out of Lexus Stakes

Melbourne Cup hope Unchain My Heart out of Lexus Stakes

1 Nov, 2014

Racing Victoria Stewards agreed to a request from trainer David Hayes to withdraw Unchain My Heart from the Group 3 $300,000 Lexus Stakes (2500m) at Flemington after the mare moved up one in the order of entry for the Melbourne Cup following the withdrawal of Green Moon.

Unchain My Heart is a late withdrawal from …

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.

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Melbourne Cup Internationals passed fit

Melbourne Cup Internationals passed fit

31 Oct, 2014

All twelve international second acceptors for the Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington were passed fit yesterday by the Racing Victoria’s veterinary surgeons.

Caulfield Cup winner Admire Rakti was one of the twelve international visitors passed fit to run in the Melbourne Cup. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Dr Brian Stewart …

Lord Van Percy can secure Melbourne Cup start with win in Lexus Stakes

Lord Van Percy can secure Melbourne Cup start with win in Lexus Stakes

30 Oct, 2014

English trainer Andrew Balding is keen to get his stayer Lord Van Percy to the bigger spaces of Flemington on Saturday to try to secure a spot in the Melbourne Cup by winning the Group 3 $300,000 Lexus Stakes (2500m).

Lord Van Percy can secure a start in the Melbourne Cup by winning the Lexus …

Moreira To Ride Signoff In Melbourne Cup

Moreira To Ride Signoff In Melbourne Cup

30 Oct, 2014

Leading hoop Joao Moreira will ride Signoff in the 2014 Melbourne Cup if he is able to steer the progressive stayer to victory in the Group 3 Lexus Stakes (2500m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Signoff needs to win the Lexus Stakes to gain a start in the 2014 Melbourne Cup. Photo by: Race Horse Photos …

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 …