News About: Manikato Stakes

Golden Slipper winners team up in William Reid Stakes

Golden Slipper winners team up in William Reid Stakes

20 Mar, 2017

The Golden Slipper winning combination of jockey Ben Melham and trainer Gary Portelli will team up again with Rebel Dane in the Group 1 $500,000 William Reid Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley on Friday night.

Jockey Ben Melham and trainer Gary Portelli will team up with Rebel Dane, above, in the 2017 William Reid Stakes. …

She Will Reign Is The Golden Slipper Winner

She Will Reign Is The Golden Slipper Winner

18 Mar, 2017

She Will Reign blitzed her rivals to record an impressive victory in the 2017 Golden Slipper at Rosehill Gardens this afternoon.

Jockey Ben Melham was clearly delighted to take out the 2017 Golden Slipper on She Will Reign. Photo by: Steve Hart

A number of punters and experts dropped off She Will Reign after she …

The Quarterback has best track record for Black Caviar Lightning

The Quarterback has best track record for Black Caviar Lightning

17 Feb, 2017

The Quarterback has the best track record over the 1000m down the Flemington straight but is still listed as one of the outsiders in the Group 1 $750,000 Black Caviar Lightning on Saturday.

The Quarterback, above, has the best track record for the Black Caviar Lightning at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Robbie …

Chautauqua has 7 rivals to beat in Rubiton Stakes

Chautauqua has 7 rivals to beat in Rubiton Stakes

8 Feb, 2017

Brilliant sprinter Chautauqua has seven rivals to beat in the Group 2 $200,000 Schweppes Rubiton Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield on Saturday before he finds his way back into the winner’s stall.

Chautauqua, above, resumes in the Rubiton Stakes at Caulfield. Photo by Steve Hart.

Chautauqua has drawn barrier five in the Rubiton Stakes with Dwayne …

Chautauqua can regain top sprinting spot in Rubiton Stakes

Chautauqua can regain top sprinting spot in Rubiton Stakes

7 Feb, 2017

Melbourne jockey Dwayne Dunn is certain that Chautauqua can regain his spot as the number one sprinter in the world when he lines up in the Group 2 $200,000 Schweppes Rubiton Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Chautauqua, above, is set to resume in the Rubiton Stakes at Caulfield. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Team …

The Everest To Replace Melbourne Cup As Australia’s Richest Race

The Everest To Replace Melbourne Cup As Australia’s Richest Race

1 Feb, 2017

Racing New South Wales have announced the introduction of a new race known as The Everest that will be held at Royal Randwick during the 2017 Spring Racing Carnival.

Star sprinter Chautauqua is a likely contender for The Everest. Photo: Steve Hart

The Everest will be worth $10 million in prizemoney and the majority of …

Star Turn impresses with Rosehill trial win

Star Turn impresses with Rosehill trial win

31 Jan, 2017

Brilliant colt Star Turn looks set for a big Autumn Carnival campaign on the back of an impressive barrier trial win at Rosehill today.

Star Turn, above, was an impressive winner at the Rosehill barrier trials. Photo by Steve Hart.

Star Turn was making his first public appearance since running third behind Flying Artie and …

English expected to return to winning form over the Autumn Carnival

English expected to return to winning form over the Autumn Carnival

19 Jan, 2017

Tulloch Lodge co-trainer Adrian Bott expects Group 1 winner English to return to winning form during the 2017 Sydney Autumn Carnival.

English, above, finds her best form during the Autumn months. Photo by Steve Hart.

Bott, who trains in partnership with Gai Waterhouse, is thrilled with the way English has returned to the stable carrying …

Fell Swoop looking to go one better in 2017 T J Smith Stakes

Fell Swoop looking to go one better in 2017 T J Smith Stakes

18 Jan, 2017

Canberra trainer Matt Dale is looking forward to his smart sprinter Fell Swoop breaking through for his maiden Group 1 win during the Autumn Carnival and is hoping to go one better in this this year’s Group 1 $2.5m Darley T J Smith Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on April 1, the first day of ‘The …

T J Smith Stakes Autumn Target for Rebel Dane

T J Smith Stakes Autumn Target for Rebel Dane

13 Dec, 2016

Trainer Gary Portelli already has his sights set on the Group 1 $2.5m Darley T J Smith Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on April 1 for Rebel Dane after the veteran sprinter was well beaten in the Group 1 HK$18.5m Longines Hong Kong Sprint 1200m at Sha Tin last Sunday.

Rebel Dane, above, will be set …