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Mossin’ Around Eyes Melbourne Cup Carnival Run

Mossin’ Around Eyes Melbourne Cup Carnival Run

9 Aug, 2016

Grahame Begg will kick off a spring campaign this Saturday targeting a Melbourne Cup Carnival run later in the season with his Monday trial winner Mossin’ Around.

Melbourne Cup Carnival-bound mare Mossin’ Around defeated Group 1 winner Under The Louvre (pictured) in a winning Monday trial ahead of her resuming run at Caulfield this weekend. …

Deep Field sizzles in Flemington jumpout

Deep Field sizzles in Flemington jumpout

13 Feb, 2015

The undefeated speedster Deep Field continued to shine in his preparation for a first up attempt at the Group 1 $500,000 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) at Flemington on February 21 with a sizzling jump out win at Flemington today.

Deep Field on track for his return to racing in the Black Caviar Lightning at Flemngton. …

Eclair choice to run at Moonee Valley

Eclair choice to run at Moonee Valley

28 Nov, 2014

Dual acceptor Eclair Choice will take his place in the $80,000 1Print Handicap (1200m) for three year olds at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

Trainer Phillip Stokes, left, with one of his Flemington winners, Eclair Big Bang. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Eclair Choice had also been an acceptor in the $35,000 Haigh’s Handicap (1100m) at his …

Spinderbella back in action at Moonee Valley

Spinderbella back in action at Moonee Valley

27 Nov, 2014

Last start winner Spinderbella will be back in action in the $80,000 Sportingbet Powered By William Hill Handicap (2040m) at Moonee Valley on Saturday after not racing for five weeks.

Spinderbella will be back in action at Moonee Valley. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Spinderbella hasn’t raced since winning a Fillies and Mares Handicap over 2040m …

Barriers to decide what venue Eclair Choice goes to

Barriers to decide what venue Eclair Choice goes to

25 Nov, 2014

The all-important barrier draw will help trainer Phillips Stokes decide if his promising three year old Eclair Choice heads to Moonee Valley or stays at home and races at Morphettville on the weekend.

Hucklebuck, red and purple, was one of three winners trainer Phillip Stokes saddled up at Flemington at his latest visit to Melbourne …

2014 Sandown Guineas nominations include Flemington winner Lord Aspen

2014 Sandown Guineas nominations include Flemington winner Lord Aspen

10 Nov, 2014

Last Saturday’s Flemington winner Lord Aspen is set to back up this week and is among the nominations for the Group 2 $300,000 Sportingbet Sandown Guineas (1600m) at Sandown.

Lord Aspen is set to back up in the Sandown Guineas after winning the Hilton Hotels & Resorts Stakes at Flemington. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

South …

Suavito Storms Home To Win Matriarch Stakes

Suavito Storms Home To Win Matriarch Stakes

8 Nov, 2014

Suavito stormed home in the final stages to steal the 2014 Matriarch Stakes on the line at Flemington this afternoon.

Suavito finished over the top of Girl In Flight and Amanpour to win the 2014 Matriarch Stakes at Flemington this afternoon. Photo by: Sarah Ebbett

Gai Waterhouse-trained Amanpour fought off Solicit to take a clear …

Lord Aspen To Sandown Guineas Following Fourth Straight Win

Lord Aspen To Sandown Guineas Following Fourth Straight Win

8 Nov, 2014

Talented Adelaide-based galloper Lord Aspen will head to the 2014 Sandown Guineas next weekend after he made it four wins from as many starts with a tough victory in the 2014 Hilton Hotels And Resorts Stakes.

Lord Aspen scored a fighting win in the 2014 Hilton Hotels & Resorts Stakes at Flemington this afternoon. Photo …

Fawkner Livewire Chance from Melbourne Cup Barrier 9

Fawkner Livewire Chance from Melbourne Cup Barrier 9

1 Nov, 2014

Connections of last year’s Caulfield Cup winner may have suffered some early disappointment with the withdrawal of Green Moon from this year’s Melbourne Cup but they still have two chances in the classic including the well-drawn Fawkner in barrier nine.

Fawkner jumps from barrier nine of 24 in the 2014 Melbourne Cup field for Team …

Royal Standing to roll forward from wide Victoria Derby barrier

Royal Standing to roll forward from wide Victoria Derby barrier

29 Oct, 2014

Trainer Brent Stanley expects Royal Standing to roll forward from a wide barrier and be among the leading division in the Group 1 $1.5m AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Hampton Court will start the favourite in the Victoria Derby. Photo by Steve Hart.

The former jockey, who has only been training for …