News About: Murray Baker

2016 Crown Oaks: Eleonora bred to get the distance

2016 Crown Oaks: Eleonora bred to get the distance

3 Nov, 2016

Kiwi filly Eleonora will have no trouble getting the distance in the Group 1 $1m Crown Oaks over 2500m at Flemington today with stout staying blood on both sides of her pedigree.

Eleonora, above, has the pedigree to run out a strong 2500m in the Crown Oaks at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Eleonora’s …

Ethereal Stakes winner Eleonora Crown Oaks bound

Ethereal Stakes winner Eleonora Crown Oaks bound

15 Oct, 2016

Kiwi filly Eleonora produced a great Crown Oaks trial with a stylish win in the Group 3 $150,000 New Zealand Bloodstock Ethereal Stakes (2000m) at Caulfield today.

Eleonora, blue, green and yellow colours, will head to the Crown Oaks after winning the Ethereal Stakes at Caulfield. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Eleonora is the granddaughter …

Antonio Giuseppe a 2016 The Metropolitan Hope

Antonio Giuseppe a 2016 The Metropolitan Hope

13 Sep, 2016

Trainer Chris Waller is hopeful that talented stayer Antonio Giuseppe will only continue to improve as he eyes a start in the Group 1 The Metropolitan (2400m) for the four-year-old on October 1st.

Trainer Chris Waller is hopeful that Antonio Giuseppe (inside) will make the grade for The Metropolitan 2016. Photo: Steve Hart…

Saracino is the Danehill Stakes Winner

Saracino is the Danehill Stakes Winner

10 Sep, 2016

Kiwi raider Saracino has led from start to finish to take out the Group 2 Danehill Stakes (1200m) down the famous Flemington straight this afternoon.

Saracino proved far too good for his rivals in the Group 2 Danehill Stakes this afternoon. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Saracino was making his Australian racing debut in the 2016 …

Saracino in top order for Danehill Stakes

Saracino in top order for Danehill Stakes

9 Sep, 2016

Kiwi colt Saracino has arrived in Australia in top order as he prepares to run in the Group 2 $200,000 Danehill Stakes (1200m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Damien Oliver, above, will ride Kiwi colt Saracino in the Danehill Stakes at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Caulfield Cup winning trainer Murray Baker can’t fault Saracino …

Lees to Train Kiwi Group 1 Winner Dal Cielo

Lees to Train Kiwi Group 1 Winner Dal Cielo

6 Jul, 2016

Newcastle’s Kris Lees has taken over the training of New Zealand expat Dal Cielo who is on track for a big Spring Racing Carnival bid this season.

Sydney horseman Kris Lees has taken over the training of New Zealand Group 1 winner Dal Cielo. Photo: Daniel Costello.

A rising four-year-old son of Per Incanto, the …

2015 Caulfield Cup winner Mongolian Khan retired

2015 Caulfield Cup winner Mongolian Khan retired

11 Apr, 2016

The 2015 Caulfield Cup winner Mongolian Khan has been retired from the race track and will stand at stud in the upcoming season this Spring in New Zealand.

2015 Caulfield Cup winner Mongolian Khan, above, has been retired to stand at stud in New Zealand. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Mongolian Khan proved his worth …

Turn Me Loose to set slick pace in Doncaster Mile

Turn Me Loose to set slick pace in Doncaster Mile

1 Apr, 2016

Front running multiple Group 1 winner Turn Me Loose will be let loose to set a slick pace in the Group 1 $3m The Star Doncaster Mile (1600m) on the first day of ‘The Championships‘ at Randwick on Saturday.

Turn Me Loose will be allowed to set a solid pace in the Doncaster Mile at …

Mongolian Khan still a chance for Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Mongolian Khan still a chance for Queen Elizabeth Stakes

31 Mar, 2016

Caulfield Cup winner Mongolian Khan is still a chance of running in the Group 1 $4m Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) at Randwick on the second day of ‘The Championships’ on April 9.

Mongolian Khan is still a chance of running in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

New Zealand …

Mongolian Khan among the nominations for the 2016 The BMW

Mongolian Khan among the nominations for the 2016 The BMW

21 Mar, 2016

Caulfield Cup winner Mongolian Khan is among the early nominations for the Group 1 $1.5m The BMW (2400m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Mongolian Khan, above, is among the nominations for the The BMW at Rosehill. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

With only twelve horses nominated for the 2400m staying test, the Australian Turf Club has …