News About: Mitchelton Wines Vase

Cox Plate Still An Option For Sweynesse

Cox Plate Still An Option For Sweynesse

13 Oct, 2014

Godolphin Racing Manager Jason Walsh revealed this morning that the 2014 Cox Plate at Moonee Valley on October 25 still remains an option for Spring Champion Stakes placegetter Sweynesse.

Sweynesse could be given an opportunity at weight-for-age level in the 2014 Cox Plate. Photo by: Steve Hart

Walsh indicated last week that Sweynesse would need …

Blinkers back on Savvy Nature in Royal Randwick Guineas

Blinkers back on Savvy Nature in Royal Randwick Guineas

14 Mar, 2014

The blinkers are going back on Savvy Nature for the Group 1 $600,000 Royal Randwick Guineas (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday and trainer John O’Shea is hoping for the same result as the last time he made the gear change with the three year old.

Savvy Nature winning the Mitchelton Wines Vase with the blinkers …

O’Shea to focus on Sydney Autumn Carnival

O’Shea to focus on Sydney Autumn Carnival

18 Dec, 2013

Trainer John O’Shea is one hundred per cent focused on the Sydney Autumn Carnival with his current team before he takes up duties as the head Australian trainer for the huge Darley operation in Sydney and Melbourne.

John O'Shea will continue to train Savvy Nature for the Sydney Autumn Carnival. Photo by Race Horse Photos …

Victoria Derby form has Savvy Nature at his peak

Victoria Derby form has Savvy Nature at his peak

1 Nov, 2013

The 2013 Victoria Derby favourite Savvy Nature is in peak form heading into Saturday’s three year old classic at Flemington according to Flemington track man Warren Huntly.

Savvy Nature will be in peak condition for the Victoria Derby. Photo by Steve Hart.

Huntly watched Savvy Nature go through his final paces leading up to the …

Lion Of Belfort To Make Group 1 Debut In Coolmore Stud Stakes

Lion Of Belfort To Make Group 1 Debut In Coolmore Stud Stakes

31 Oct, 2013

Mick Price-trained Lion Of Belfort will make his Group 1 debut in the Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) at Flemington on Saturday and is chasing his fourth straight victory after stringing together a number of impressive performances this campaign.

Lion Of Belfort is currently priced at $13 in 2013 Coolmore Stud Stakes betting markets. Photo by: …

Victoria Derby Odds shake up after barrier draw

Victoria Derby Odds shake up after barrier draw

30 Oct, 2013

The 2013 Victoria Derby odds received a shake up with the John O’Shea trained Savvy Nature elevated to outright favourite for the Group 1 $1.5m AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Savvy Nature is now the outright favourite for the Victroia Derby. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Although Savvy Nature didn’t draw …

Victoria Derby runner Complacent keeps Snowden happy

Victoria Derby runner Complacent keeps Snowden happy

30 Oct, 2013

Victoria Derby runner Complacent continues to please the Peter Snowden stable as he zeros in on the time honoured three year classic at Flemington on Saturday.

Complacent will go into the Victoria Derby at Flemington in top order. Photo by Steve Hart.

Complacent is one of three runners Snowden will saddle up in the Group …

O’Shea Sweating On Victoria Derby Barrier Draw

O’Shea Sweating On Victoria Derby Barrier Draw

29 Oct, 2013

John O’Shea is sweating on the 2013 Victoria Derby barrier draw and has revealed that he believes drawing a good gate is the best chance that his charge Savvy Nature has of beating favourite Complacent in the Group 1 $1 million race at Flemington on Saturday.

John O'Shea is confident that Savvy Nature can improve …

Snowden says Complacent best of three Victoria Derby runners

Snowden says Complacent best of three Victoria Derby runners

28 Oct, 2013

Victoria Derby favourite Complacent has the backing of trainer Peter Snowden as the pick of his three runners in Saturday’s three-year-old classic at Flemington.

Complacent is Peter Snowden's pick for the Victoria Derby. Photo by Steve Hart.

As well as the Spring Champion Stakes winner, Snowden will saddle up promising colts San Diego and Tupac …

Savvy Nature strolls home in Vase, now for the Derby

Savvy Nature strolls home in Vase, now for the Derby

26 Oct, 2013

Sydney three year old Savvy Nature rounded off his Victoria Derby preparation with an effortless win in the Group 2 $220,000 Mitchelton Wines Vase (2040m) at Moonee Valley today.

Savvy Nature scores easy win in Mitchelton Wines Vase at Moonee Valley. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Savvy Nature is second favourite for the Group …