News About: Melbourne Autumn Carnival

Dunn’s premiership hopes hinge on Flemington winners

Dunn’s premiership hopes hinge on Flemington winners

16 Jul, 2015

Top Melbourne jockey Dwayne Dunn’s premiership hopes hinge on his performance at Flemington Saturday.

Dunn’s chance of winning his first Melbourne jockey’s premiership look dashed after he received an eleven meeting careless riding suspension from the Moonee Valley meeting on Wednesday.

A winning treble at Moonee Valley saw Dunn shoot back to the top of …

Gredington possible Caulfield Guineas contender

Gredington possible Caulfield Guineas contender

13 Jul, 2015

Warrnambool two year old winner Gregington could be a contender for the 2015 Group 1 $1m BECK Caulfield Guineas (1600m) at Caulfield during the Spring Carnival.

Jackie Beriman rode Gredington to victory at Warrnambool, one of three winners for her on the day. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Trainer Pat Hyland was very impressed …

O’Brien Aims for Third Australian Guineas Win with Bondeiger

O’Brien Aims for Third Australian Guineas Win with Bondeiger

22 Dec, 2014

Trainer Danny O’Brien has won two of the past four Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m), first with Shamrocker in 2011 before Shamus Award earlier this year, and is looking to earn his third in the 2015 edition on March 7 with Bondeiger.

Bondeiger (centre) will be aimed towards the Australian Guineas in a busy autumn …

Caulfield Cup hopeful Text’n Hurley to run in Aurie’s Star Handicap

Caulfield Cup hopeful Text’n Hurley to run in Aurie’s Star Handicap

5 Aug, 2014

Caulfield Cup bound Text’n Hurley will kick off her Spring Carnival campaign in the Group 3 $150,000 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Text'n Hurley is set to kick off off her Caulfield Cup campaign in the Aurie's Star Handicap. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Text’n Hurley was one of the fifteen …

Text’n Hurley to kick off Caulfield Cup prep in Aurie’s Star Handicap

Text’n Hurley to kick off Caulfield Cup prep in Aurie’s Star Handicap

22 Jul, 2014

Caulfield trainer Colin Little will kick off Text’n Hurley’s Caulfield Cup preparation in the Group 3 $150,000 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) at Flemington on August 9.

Text'n Hurley will kick off her Caulfield Cup prep in the Aurie's Star Handicap at Flemington. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Text’n Hurley is a couple weeks away …

Boss new rider for Eurozone

Boss new rider for Eurozone

14 Feb, 2014

Premiership winning jockey Glen Boss will be the new rider on Eurozone when the Bart and James Cummings trained three year old steps out next during the Melbourne Autumn Carnival.

Moment Of Change, black cap, hangs on to beat Eurozone, black and white checked cap, in the C.F. Orr Stakes. Photo by Race Horse Photos …

McMahon retains the ride on Better Than Ready in Rubiton Stakes

McMahon retains the ride on Better Than Ready in Rubiton Stakes

4 Feb, 2014

Brisbane jockey Ric McMahon has retained the ride on Better Than Ready when he kicks off his Melbourne Autumn Carnival campaign in the Group 2 $175,000 Schweppes Rubiton Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Ric McMahon to ride Better Than Ready in Rubiton Stakes. Photo by Daniel Costello.

McMahon has ridden the smart sprinter in …

O’Brien gives Shamus Award a glowing report

O’Brien gives Shamus Award a glowing report

28 Jan, 2014

Trainer Danny O’Brien has given Cox Plate winner Shamus Award a glowing report as he prepares for his Melbourne Autumn Carnival debut in the Group 1 $400,000 Sportingbet C.F. Orr Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on February 8.

Cox Plate winner Shamus Award set to resume in the C.F. Orr Stakes. Photo by Race Horse Photos …

Better Than Ready needs trouble free run for Newmarket Handicap

Better Than Ready needs trouble free run for Newmarket Handicap

21 Jan, 2014

Eagle Farm trainer Kelly Schweida is hoping for trouble free run as he prepares his stable star Better Than Ready for another attempt at winning the Group 1 $1m Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington on March 8.

Better Than Ready on target for a 2nd attempt to win the G1 Newmarket Handicap. Photo by …

Shamexpress heads 2014 Newmarket Handicap nominations

Shamexpress heads 2014 Newmarket Handicap nominations

21 Jan, 2014

Shamexpress was one of sixty horses entered in the Group 1 $1m Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington on March 8 after nominations closed today.

Shamexpress, pink and blue, gathers in Moment Of Change to win the 2013 G1 Newmarket Handicap. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Flemington trainer Danny O’Brien is gearing up Shamexpress to defend …