News About: Michael Hawkes

Star Turn Upstages Capitalist In San Domenico Stakes

Star Turn Upstages Capitalist In San Domenico Stakes

13 Aug, 2016

Talented colt Star Turn upstaged Golden Slipper winner Capitalist to take out the 2016 San Domenico Stakes at Rosehill Gardens this afternoon.

Tommy Berry was delighted to take out the 2016 San Domenico Stakes on Star Turn. Photo by: Steve Hart

There was a great deal of money for Star Turn in the lead-up to …

Chautauqua Returns to Work Ahead of 2016 Spring Carnival

Chautauqua Returns to Work Ahead of 2016 Spring Carnival

8 Aug, 2016

Multiple Group 1 winner Chautauqua has returned to Team Hawkes’ stables at Rosehill ahead of a 2016 Spring Carnival campaign, to be geared towards the feature sprint races.

Champion sprinter Chautauqua has returned to Team Hawkes’ Rosehill stables ahead of the 2016 Spring Carnival. Photo: Steve Hart

Chautauqua has undoubtedly been the stable star for …

Tattersall’s Cup favourite Tucanchoo on hit and run mission

Tattersall’s Cup favourite Tucanchoo on hit and run mission

23 Jun, 2016

Up and coming stayer Tucanchoo is on a hit and run mission when he lines up in the Group 3 $200,000 Carlton Mid Tattersall’s Cup (2200m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Tucanchoo, above, has been installed as the favourite for the Tattersall’s Cup at Eagle Farm. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Tucanchoo has won his last …

No Sprinters Stakes in Japan for Chautauqua

No Sprinters Stakes in Japan for Chautauqua

14 Jun, 2016

The world’s number one sprinter Chautauqua will bypass the Group 1 ¥212,280,000 Sprinters Stakes (1200m) at Nakayama Racecourse in Japan on October 2 and a chance to win a US$1m bonus and concentrate on the Melbourne Spring Carnival before returning to Hong Kong in December.

Chautauqua will race in Australia in the Spring before heading …

Kaepernick still in contention for Stradbroke Handicap

Kaepernick still in contention for Stradbroke Handicap

7 Jun, 2016

A decision on whether smart sprint Kaepernick takes his place in the Group 1 $1.5m AAMI Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday will be made in the next twenty-four hours.

Kaepernick, above, is still in contenton to run in the Stradbroke Handicap at Eagle Farm. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Co-trainer Michael Hawkes …

Weather to decide if Kaepernick rus in QTC Cup

Weather to decide if Kaepernick rus in QTC Cup

2 Jun, 2016

The rain predicted to arrive in South East Queensland on Saturday could see last start winner Kaepernick scratched from the Group 2 $175,000 MIRVAC QTC Cup (1300m) at Eagle Farm.

Kaepernick is a doubtful runner in the QTC Cup at Eagle Farm if the track is rain affected. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Co-trainer Michael …

Barrier 6 okay for Chautauqua in Chairman’s Sprint Prize

Barrier 6 okay for Chautauqua in Chairman’s Sprint Prize

29 Apr, 2016

Trainer Michael Hawkes was happy with barrier six for Chautauqua in the Group 1 HK$10,000,000 Chairman’s Sprint Prize (1200m) at Sha Tin in Hong Kong on Sunday, but said that the any gate would have suited the backmarker.

Chautauqua drew barrier 6 in Chairman’s Sprint Prize at Sha Tin in Hong Kong. Photo by Ultimate …

Chautauqua Arrives Safely in Hong Kong

Chautauqua Arrives Safely in Hong Kong

19 Apr, 2016

Star sprinter Chautauqua has arrived in Hong Kong in good order ahead of his appearance in the Group 1 Chairman’s Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin Racecourse on May 1st.

Chautauqua has arrived in Hong Kong safely ahead of the Group 1 Chairman’s Sprint on May 1st. Photo: Steve Hart

Chautauqua has undoubtedly been …

Chautauqua in top order for back to back wins in T J Smith Stakes

Chautauqua in top order for back to back wins in T J Smith Stakes

30 Mar, 2016

Co-trainer Michael Hawkes can’t fault the condition of his star sprinter Chautauqua as he attempts to win back to back wins in Saturday’s Group 1 $2.5m Darley T J Smith Stakes (1200m) at Randwick.

Chautauqua is great order heading into the T J Smith Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Chautauqua won the …

T.J. Smith Stakes An Option For Expressway Stakes Winner Our Boy Malachi

T.J. Smith Stakes An Option For Expressway Stakes Winner Our Boy Malachi

1 Feb, 2016

The 2016 T.J. Smith Stakes is an option for popular sprinter Our Boy Malachi after he returned to the races with an impressive win in the Group 2 Expressway Stakes (1200m) at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday.

Our Boy Malachi led from start to finish to take out the 2016 Expressway Stakes at Rosehill Gardens on …