News About: Noel Mayfield-Smith

Dry track the key to Famous Seamus’ chances in Victory Stakes

Dry track the key to Famous Seamus’ chances in Victory Stakes

27 Apr, 2016

Trainer Noel Mayfield-Smith is banking on a dry track for Saturday’s Group 2 $200,000 National Fire Industry Association QLD Victory Stakes (1200m) at Doomben to help Famous Seamus find some winning form.

Famous Seamus needs a dry track to produce his best in the Victory Stakes at Doomben. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

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Doomben To Suit Unequivocal In Just Now Quality

Doomben To Suit Unequivocal In Just Now Quality

4 Dec, 2015

Hawkesbury horseman Noel Mayfield-Smith believes Doomben Racecourse could be the key to unlocking better form from his honest mare Unequivocal who runs at the track in Saturday’s $100,000 Listed Just Now Quality Handicap (1350m).

Jockey Craig Williams rides the Noel Mayfield-Smith-trained Unequivocal in Saturday’s Just Now Quality Handicap in Brisbane. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

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Famous Seamus Headlines Kevin Heffernan Stakes Field

Famous Seamus Headlines Kevin Heffernan Stakes Field

11 Nov, 2015

The 2015 Kevin Heffernan Stakes field has been released and Group 1 winner Famous Seamus will have the opportunity to return to winning form in the $150,000 event.

Famous Seamus has not recorded a race win since he took out the Premiere Stakes over 12 months ago. Photo by: Steve Hart

Famous Seamus started his …

Warwick Stakes An Option For Famous Seamus

Warwick Stakes An Option For Famous Seamus

24 Jul, 2015

Trainer Noel Mayfield-Smith has revealed that the 2015 Warwick Stakes could be the first-up target for Group 1 winner Famous Seamus.

Famous Seamus will be given the chance to race over 1400 metres and beyond during the 2015 Spring Racing Carnival. Photo by: Steve Hart

Famous Seamus has generally raced over 1200 metres throughout his …

Famous Seamus To Take Up Forward Position In 2015 All Aged Stakes

Famous Seamus To Take Up Forward Position In 2015 All Aged Stakes

17 Apr, 2015

Trainer Noel Mayfield-Smith has revealed that Famous Seamus is likely to take up a forward position in the early stages of the 2015 All Aged Stakes at Royal Randwick this weekend.

Famous Seamus will be settled closer to the speed in the early stages of the 2015 All Aged Stakes. Photo by: Steve Hart

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Soft track to help Reckless Russell in Champagne Stakes

Soft track to help Reckless Russell in Champagne Stakes

15 Apr, 2015

A soft track at Randwick on Saturday and the absence of Sydney’s two year old stars will boost the chances of Reckless Russell in the Group 1 $400,000 Moet & Chandon Champagne Stakes (1600m).

Veteran jockey Jim Cassidy, above, will ride Reckless Russelll in the Champagne Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

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Famous Seamus to stick to WFA in William Reid Stakes

Famous Seamus to stick to WFA in William Reid Stakes

23 Mar, 2015

Trainer Noel Mayfield-Smith is keen to stick to weight for age company with Famous Seamus who will head to the Group 1 $400,000 Brown Baldwin William Reid Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley on Friday night.

Famous Seamus will run in the William Reid Stakes at Moonee Valley. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Famous Seamus was a …

Famous Seamus Included In Challenge Stakes Field

Famous Seamus Included In Challenge Stakes Field

4 Mar, 2015

Famous Seamus has been included in the 2015 Challenge Stakes field and trainer Noel Mayfield-Smith is confident that the talented sprinter can make a winning start to his 2015 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival campaign.

Famous Seamus will return to racing in the 2015 Challenge Stakes at Royal Randwick this weekend. Photo by: Steve Hart

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Famous Seamus On Track For Challenge Stakes Resumption

Famous Seamus On Track For Challenge Stakes Resumption

18 Feb, 2015

Trainer Noel Mayfield–Smith has confirmed that tough sprinter Famous Seamus is on track to return to racing in the 2015 Challenge Stakes at Royal Randwick on March 7.

Famous Seamus recorded a maiden win at Group 1 level in the 2014 edition of the BTC Cup. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Famous Seamus was sent to …

Famous Seamus Could Be Set For William Reid Stakes

Famous Seamus Could Be Set For William Reid Stakes

28 Jan, 2015

Trainer Noel Mayfield-Smith has revealed that the 2015 William Reid Stakes could be the major autumn target for talented sprinter Famous Seamus.

Famous Seamus will have the chance to add another Group 1 victory to his racing resume during the 2015 Melbourne Festival Of Racing. Photo by: Steve Hart

Famous Seamus scored his maiden win …