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Pakenham Cup winner Pilote D’Essai to be set for the Australian Cup

Pakenham Cup winner Pilote D’Essai to be set for the Australian Cup

5 Dec, 2016

Pakenham Cup winner Pilote D’Essai will be set for the Group 1 $1.5m Australian Cup (2000m) at Flemington during the 2017 Melbourne Autumn Carnival.

Trainer David Hayes, above, will set Pakenham Cup winner Pilote D’Essai for the Australian Cup at Flemington. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Lindsay Park trained Pilote D’Essai was dominant …

Pilote D’Essai doesn’t have to lead in Pakenham Cup

Pilote D’Essai doesn’t have to lead in Pakenham Cup

1 Dec, 2016

Last start all the way Ballarat Cup winner Pilote D’Essai doesn’t have to lead to win the Listed $200,000 Superior Food Services Pakenham Cup (2500m) at Pakenham on Saturday according his promising apprentice Regan Bayliss.

Regan Bayliss, above, rides French import Pilote D’Essai in the Pakenham Cup at Pakenham. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Bayliss controlled …

Williams give Swacadelic great chance in Pakenham Cup

Williams give Swacadelic great chance in Pakenham Cup

1 Dec, 2016

Globetrotting jockey Craig Williams gives himself a great chance of winning the Listed $200,000 Superior Food Services Pakenham Cup (2500m) on Swacadelic at Pakenham on Saturday before he heads to Hong Kong for a short riding contract.

Swacadelic, above in purple and gold colours, is one of the main chances in the Pakenham Cup at …

Drop in weight to help Scherzoso’s chances in Ballarat Cup

Drop in weight to help Scherzoso’s chances in Ballarat Cup

16 Nov, 2016

A huge drop in weight for Scherzoso can compensate for a wide barrier and help his chances in the Listed $300,000 Ballarat Cup (2200m) at Ballarat on Saturday.

Apprentice Ben Allen will ride Scherzoso, above, in the Ballarat Cup at Ballarat. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

In-form apprentice Ben Allen gets the ride again on Scherzoso …

Taiyoo the pick of Weir’s Ballarat Cup runners

Taiyoo the pick of Weir’s Ballarat Cup runners

16 Nov, 2016

The powerful Darren Weir stable will have a possible four runners in the Listed $300,000 Ballarat Cup (2200m) at Ballarat on Saturday.

Taiyoo, above, is the stable pick in the Ballarat Cup at Ballarat. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Racing manager Jeremy Rogers is leaning towards Taiyoo being the pick of the crop but is expecting …

Lucciola Suited By Heavy Warrnambool Cup Track

Lucciola Suited By Heavy Warrnambool Cup Track

7 May, 2015

Trainer David Feek has revealed that Lucciola will have no trouble getting through the heavy 2015 Warrnambool Cup track and he is confident that the talented mare is a genuine winning chance in an open edition of the Listed event this afternoon.

Regan Bayliss has been booked to ride Lucciola in the 2015 Warrnambool Cup …

Signoff still hopeful for Melbourne Cup campaign

Signoff still hopeful for Melbourne Cup campaign

22 Apr, 2015

Potential staying star Signoff is out of Sunday’s Pakenham Cup by is still in contention for a 2015 Melbourne Cup campaign.

Melbourne Cup hopeful Signoff will miss the Pakenham Cup because of a leg injury. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Trainer Darren Weir had planned to give Signoff a light Autumn Carnival campaign and the $100,000 …