News About: Melito

Metal Bender In For A Good Preparation

Metal Bender In For A Good Preparation

22 Aug, 2013

Trainer Chris Waller believes that veteran gelding Metal Bender is in for a good preparation ahead of his return to racing in the Group 2 Warwick Stakes (1400m) in Sydney on Saturday.

Metal Bender will return to the races for the first time in over a year in the Warwick Stakes on Saturday. Photo by: …

Ironstein The Hope To Add To Ryan’s Riches

Ironstein The Hope To Add To Ryan’s Riches

24 Jun, 2011

Ironstein (blue and white silks) is in good shape for the Tattersall's Cup

In the past two season’s Brisbane winners alone have returned Gerald Ryan a bit under $2 million dollars.

Last year was his better performance with a team of eight bringing home well over a million dollars between them.

This year hasn’t been …

Brown In Box Seat For Seasons Final Gr1

Brown In Box Seat For Seasons Final Gr1

21 Jun, 2011

Corey Brown will ride Beaded in the Group 1 Tattersall's Tiara

Corey Brown knows what it takes to win the Tattersall’s Tiara, he did it just last year when it was known as the Winter Stakes.

It was Melito which did the damage for him in 2010 and while she may no longer be in …

Top Racing Mare Melito Retired

Top Racing Mare Melito Retired

18 May, 2011

In what has come as a shock to many, top racing mare Melito has been retired from racing today.

The four-year-old mare was retired by owners and trainer Gerald Ryan after a disappointing finish in the BTC Cup last weekend.

“I didn’t think she hit the line like she can on Saturday and it had …

Melito Is Not Runnng Scared In BTC Cup

Melito Is Not Runnng Scared In BTC Cup

12 May, 2011

Melito is not shying away from the challenge of taking on Black Caviar in the BTC Cup

While a smaller than capacity field has opted to take on the seemingly unbeatable Black Caviar in this Saturday’s BTC Cup, one horse that is not shying away from the challenge is Melito.

The Gerald Ryan-trained mare has …

Black Caviar Wins Again In Barrier Draw

Black Caviar Wins Again In Barrier Draw

11 May, 2011

Black Caviar has drawn barrier 4 for the BTC Cup

The competition of Black Caviar had two reasons for optimism coming into the 2011 BTC Cup this Saturday at Doomben but both have now disappeared.

Firstly there was talk that the capacity field could prove problematic for the mare if she we to encounter trouble …

Colless To Attempt The Impossible On Melito

Colless To Attempt The Impossible On Melito

10 May, 2011

Melito will challenge Black Caviar in the BTC Cup

Melito is arguably the forgotten horse in the 2011 BTC Cup but Glen Colless is not afraid of taking up the challenge against Black Caviar this Saturday at Doomben in the BTC Cup.

She’s not alone either, all up there are 15 competitors looking for a …

Black Caviar Settles Into Surroundings At Eagle Farm

Black Caviar Settles Into Surroundings At Eagle Farm

8 May, 2011

Black Caviar has settled into her new home at Eagle Farm for the Winter Carnival

Black Caviar has settled nicely into her new surroundings at Eagle Farm in Brisbane ahead of her upcoming BTC Cup at Doomben run this Saturday.

The superstar four-year-old has excelled in her pre-dawn track gallops with work rider Pat Bell.…

Melito Not Running Scared Of Black Caviar In Brisbane

Melito Not Running Scared Of Black Caviar In Brisbane

19 Apr, 2011

Melito is set to run in the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival after her proposed Hong Kong campaign was cancelled.

The four-year-old mare’s connection opted against sending Melito overseas after discovering she would have to spend a total of six weeks in quarantine.

Trainer Gerald Ryan has said that Melito will be facing off against her …

Mr Moneybags Gerald Ryan Spends Big Again

Mr Moneybags Gerald Ryan Spends Big Again

6 Apr, 2011

Gerald Ryan has continued to make his mark as a big spender after another seven figure purchase at the Inglis Easter Yearling Sale at Newmarket.

Ryan will cough up $1 million for the three-quarter sister to his former top miler Rothesay.

In addition to Rothesay, Ryan also trained full sister Fast Shanti and said his …