News About: Michael Kent

Snowden Happy With Marianne Ahead Of 2015 Breeders Classic

Snowden Happy With Marianne Ahead Of 2015 Breeders Classic

6 Feb, 2015

Marianne will return to black type racing in the 2015 Breeders Classic at Rosehill Gardens tomorrow and co-trainer Paul Snowden is thrilled with the condition of the promising mare ahead of the Group 2 event.

Marianne (centre) will have the chance to record a second black type win in the 2015 Breeders Classic at Rosehill …

Schofield Recovering In Hospital After Nasty Fall

Schofield Recovering In Hospital After Nasty Fall

10 Jun, 2014

Rising jockey Chad Schofield is recovering at The Alfred Hospital in Melbourne after fracturing his C3 vertebra in a race fall at Cranbourne on Sunday.

Chad Schofield scored his fourth win at Group 1 level when he steered Sonntag to victory in the Queensland Derby. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Schofield was riding Made Of Ice …

Rodd ready for the cameras in BTC Cup

Rodd ready for the cameras in BTC Cup

10 May, 2014

Jockey Michael Rodd is ready for the cameras if he is lucky enough to win the Group 1 $400,000 Bundaberg Distilling Co. BTC Cup (1200m) at Doomben on Spirit Of Boom today.

Spirit Of Boom is the second favourite for the BTC Cup. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Rodd had his nose smashed when …

Solicit scores another dominant win in the Kewney Stakes

Solicit scores another dominant win in the Kewney Stakes

8 Mar, 2014

Top Melbourne filly Solicit is on track to tackle her second Oaks with another dominant win in the Group 2 $220,000 TAB Kewney Stakes (1400m) at Flemington today.

Solicit dominates the Group 2 Kewney Stakes at Flemington. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia

Today’s win was Solicit’s second from her two starts since running third …

Philippi Confirms Australian Derby Credentials

Philippi Confirms Australian Derby Credentials

6 Apr, 2013

Tulloch Stakes winner Philippi could back up in next Saturday's Australian Derby. Photo by: Steve Hart.

Victorian colt Philippi faces a possible seven-day turnaround into next weekend’s $1.5 million Australian Derby (2400m) after scoring a strong win in the Group 2 Tulloch Stakes (2000m) at Rosehill today.

The Michael Kent-trained three-year-old has shown promise without …

Kent aiming for back to back Ballarat Cups

Kent aiming for back to back Ballarat Cups

17 Nov, 2011

Domesky is one of two runners in the Ballarat Cup for trainer Michael Kent

Cranbourne trainer Michael Kent is aiming for back to back wins in the $150,000 Ballarat Cup(2200m) on Sunday.

Kent, who won the 2010 Cup with My Bentley, runs Domesky and Red Buttons in the Listed event.

Domesky returned to something like …

Unusual Suspect may lead in Caulfield Cup

Unusual Suspect may lead in Caulfield Cup

15 Oct, 2011

Unusual Suspect may lead the Caulfield Cup today

There could be a surprise leader on today’s Caulfield Cup with Mick Kent advising steward’s that bolter Unusual Suspect will be allowed to stride without being restrained.

The slow paced predicted for the Cup by many may now be turned on its head.

Kent with three runners …

Kent Doubles His Wyong Gold Cup Chances

Kent Doubles His Wyong Gold Cup Chances

29 Aug, 2011

Trainer Michael Kent has two chances in the Wyong Gold Cup

Trainer Michael Kent is giving himself double the chance at winning this Friday’s Carlton Mid Wyong Gold Cup by nominating two of his stable’s talents.

The Victorian trainer has nominated both Countcool and former New Zealand horse Zoomin for the 2,100 metre race.

“I …

Caulfield Cup Nominations Reveal Descarado’s Double Hopes

Caulfield Cup Nominations Reveal Descarado’s Double Hopes

2 Aug, 2011

Descarado will be looking for back-to-back wins in the Caulfield Cup

Gai Waterhouse has once again nominated talented stayer Descarado in the hope of winning back to back Caulfield Cups with the horse.

The five-year-old gelding heads an impressive 236 nominations for this spring’s Caulfield Cup.

The High Chaparral gelding has been unable to win …

Philda On Track To Contest Winter Championship Final

Philda On Track To Contest Winter Championship Final

29 Jun, 2011

Trainer Michael Kent will assess Philda at Moonee Valley before confirming him for the Winter Championship Series Final

Cranbourne trainer Michael Kent will assess six-year-old Philda when he runs at Moonee Valley on Saturday before confirming him as a starter in the $200,000 Winter Championship Series Final at Flemington Racecourse the weekend after.

Should Philda …