News About: Niwot
Magnapal is out to 2015 Caulfield Cup odds of $51, but jockey Dean Yendall is holding out hope that the tough stayer can record a fairy-tale win in the Group 1 event this weekend.
Yendall was …
Signoff has snuck into the 2014 Melbourne Cup field with just 51 kilograms and trainer Darren Weir expects that jockey Joao Moreira will attempt to take advantage of the light weight by pressing forward on the progressing stayer in the early stages of the Group 1 event at Flemington on Saturday.
La Amistad will earn a place in the 2014 Melbourne Cup field if she wins the Group 3 Lexus Stakes (2500m) at Flemington on Saturday, but co-trainer Wayne Hawkes has revealed that he would not be particularly worried if the promising mare missed ‘the race that stops a nation’ next Tuesday.
The 2014 Melbourne Cup will be the spring target for La Amistad, but co-trainer Wayne Hawkes admits that the progressive stayer will need to do everything right during the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival to qualify for the Group 1 event at Flemington on November 4.
Veteran stayer Maluckyday will return to the races, under the care of new trainer Joseph Pride, in the City Tattersalls Club Handicap (1400m) at Royal Randwick tomorrow.
Maluckyday has …
Peter Moody-trained My Quest For Peace will have his runs spaced during the 2013 Spring Racing Carnival in an attempt to buck the trend of the progeny of Galileo performing poorly in Australia.
The much-maligned Australian staying ranks have become even thinner with the retirement of Team Hawkes-trained veteran Niwot.
The eight-year-old was retired following his eighth-place finish in Saturday’s Sydney Cup and could soon be joined by stablemate Maluckyday.
Hawkes will discuss Maluckyday’s future with owner Nick Moratis but …
ACT racing fans are in for a treat this weekend with some well-known gallopers, including two Group 1 winners, named in a strong field for Sunday’s Listed $200,000 Canberra Cup(2000m).
Thirteen horses will line up in the Canberra staying feature including Sydney …
An Australian Guineas start is still on the agenda for star three year old All Too Hard if he pulls up well after the Group 1 $500,000 Cathay Pacific Futurity Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on Saturday.
The early morning withdrawal of last year’s Caulfield Cup winner Southern Speed and the inclusion of The Lexus Stakes winner Kelinni has only made minor adjustment to the makeup of the field for the 2012 Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on Tuesday.
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