News About: Melbourne Spring

Third Cox Plate All But Over For So You Think

Third Cox Plate All But Over For So You Think

29 Aug, 2011

Shot at third Cox Plate all but over for champion So You Think

After quarantine issues were sorted out a fortnight ago it appeared as if the chances of So You Think returning for the 2011 Cox Plate had drastically improved.

Now though the two time Cox Plate champion is all but assured of staying …

Tactician’s Say Queen Firming For Melbourne Cup

Tactician’s Say Queen Firming For Melbourne Cup

25 Aug, 2011

International recruiters from Racing Victoria have been working tirelessly to attract overseas horses to the Melbourne spring racing carnival, but could their work shift to jagging a monarch?

That’s the word on the street with the Queen’s stable looking more and more likely to be represented on the first Tuesday in November with a promising …

First Internationals Quarantined For Melbourne Spring

First Internationals Quarantined For Melbourne Spring

24 Aug, 2011

The first overseas horses with ambitions of Melbourne spring racing carnival honours have been locked into quarantine ahead of their trip to Australia.

Hong Kong based duo Mighty High and Silver Grecian will be the first to arrive in the country after they complete the initial screening process at home first.

Mighty High is being …

Team Heathcote Prepares For Melbourne Spring

Team Heathcote Prepares For Melbourne Spring

8 Aug, 2011

Woorim is one of trainer Robert Heathcote's star spring prospects

Queensland trainer Robert Heathcote is going through the final phases of work with his two star spring prospects Buffering and Woorim.

Both horses performed valiantly during the Brisbane winter carnival and both are expected to be well in the mix again when they head south …