News About: Maximus Moonard

Maximus Moonard sold to Hong Kong

Maximus Moonard sold to Hong Kong

7 Dec, 2011

One leading two-year-old who will miss the $2m Magic Million Classic (1200m) is the former Tony McEvoy-trained Maximus Moonard.

The Fomalhaut colt has been sold to Hong Kong for an undisclosed sum.

But whatever the amount is, it is fair to say it has pleased connections.

Maximus Moonard is one of many good juveniles McEvoy …

Stick it on ya jumper, a day out for the “pumper”

Stick it on ya jumper, a day out for the “pumper”

12 Nov, 2011

Jockey Jim ‘pumper’ Cassidy, 48, who has had great success, controversy and significant injuries throughout his career, turned back the clock with four-timer at Rosehill today.

Cassidy jumped quickly, riding the first two winners on the card – Faustus ($11) and Colorado Claire ($2.70).

He hit again with Oakfield Beauty ($7.50) in race four and …

Four winners for Williams as Hi Belle wins at Sandown Hillside

Four winners for Williams as Hi Belle wins at Sandown Hillside

12 Nov, 2011

Jockey Craig Williams scored his fourth win of the day with Hi Belle at Sandown

Craig Williams made it a great riding comeback with a four winners at Sandown Hillside after Hi Belle won the Listed Summoned Stakes (1500m) today.

Williams was returning from suspension which cost him the winning Melbourne Cup ride on Dunaden.…

So Swift 2011 Sandown Guineas winner

So Swift 2011 Sandown Guineas winner

12 Nov, 2011

So Swift caused an upset to win the Sandown Guineas

Warrnambool galloper So Swift scored a shock win in the Sandown Guineas (1600m) but for Craig Williamsfans it was much of the same as he brought up a Sandown Hillside treble.

So Swift jumped from a Hamilton maiden to Group 2 winner getting the verdict …

Under The Eiffel wins under a hold

Under The Eiffel wins under a hold

12 Nov, 2011

Under The Eiffel may have earned a crack at the 2012 Stradbroke Handicap after impressively winning the Alannah and Madeline Foundation Stakes (1500m) at Sandown Hillside today.

The Tony Vasil trained galloper comfortably brought up a hattrick of wins and gave jockey Craig Williams a winning double for the day.

Williams settled the four-year-old outside …

Rodd’s perfect ride on Secret Liaison

Rodd’s perfect ride on Secret Liaison

12 Nov, 2011

Jockey Michael Rodd took full honours when piloting Secret Liaison to a last to first win in the Twilight Glow Stakes (14000m) at Sandown Hillside today.

From a wide draw Rodd, as did Craig Williams aboard the first race winner Maximus Moonard, dragged his mount to last in the early stages.

Simple Choice worked to …

Maximus Moonard wins at Sandown – McEvoy’s plans pay off

Maximus Moonard wins at Sandown – McEvoy’s plans pay off

12 Nov, 2011

The unfashionably bred Maximus Moonard upstaged more fancied two-year-olds with a last to first win in the Written Tycoon Stakes (1000m) at Sandown Hillside today.

Having his first race start, the Tony McEvoy trained colt more than doubled his purchase price by taking the key prize.

Jockey Craig Williams dragged the son of Formalhaut-Still The …