News About: Michael Stoute

Melbourne Cup Unlikely For Estimate

Melbourne Cup Unlikely For Estimate

13 Sep, 2014

Estimate returned to winning form with a strong performance in the Group 2 Doncaster Cup (3621m) at Doncaster overnight, but the talented stayer is unlikely to make the trip to Australia for the 2014 Melbourne Cup.

Ryan Moore steered Estimate to victory in the Doncaster Cup overnight. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Estimate was …

Opinion A Likely Visitor To Australia

Opinion A Likely Visitor To Australia

23 Aug, 2013

Talented English stayer Opinion is expected to visit Australia for the 2013 Spring Racing Carnival, even if he fails to win the Ebor Handicap (2816m) at York on Sunday morning.

Based on his current rating figures, Opinion would not be allocated a high enough weight to quality for the 2013 Melbourne Cup (3200m) field and …

Fiorente To Resume In Memsie Stakes

Fiorente To Resume In Memsie Stakes

22 Aug, 2013

Gai Waterhouse-trained Melbourne Cup contender Fiorente has arrived in Melbourne ahead of his first-up run in the Group 1 Memsie StakesĀ (1400m) at Caulfield on Saturday August 31.

Fiorente will begin his 2013 Spring Racing Carnival campaign in the Memsie Stakes at Caulfield next Saturday. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Fiorente has been the …

So You Think It’s Easy? Not Quite

So You Think It’s Easy? Not Quite

1 Jul, 2011

So You Think

There were plenty who put the boot into Australian superstar So You Think after his first European loss last start in the Prince Of Wales Stakes but there aren’t too many who are keen to line up and take him on next time out.

Just five horses are entered for the 2011 …

Workforce Battle Heats Up For So You Think

Workforce Battle Heats Up For So You Think

29 Jun, 2011

So You Think will face off against Workforce in the Eclipse Stakes at Sandown in the UK

With So You Think’s invincibility status now broken, there are a line of contenders looking to pick him off this weekend in the Group 1 Eclipse Stakes over 2000m at Sandown.

The one with the biggest backing and …