News About: Paul Messara

Rock Magic to chase Melbourne Autumn Carnival Sprints

Rock Magic to chase Melbourne Autumn Carnival Sprints

30 Nov, 2016

Perth trainer Chris Gangemi is considering a Melbourne Autumn Carnival campaign for Winterbottom Stakes third placegetter Rock Magic.

Rock Magic ran third to Takedown, above, in the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Gangemi said that Rock Magic put in a huge performance to finish just behind Takedown and Sheidel in the $1m …

Weatherly out of 2016 Golden Slipper

Weatherly out of 2016 Golden Slipper

14 Mar, 2016

Paul Messara’s smart two year old Weatherly won’t run in the Group 1 $3.5m Longines Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill after succumbing to shin soreness.

Weatherly is out of the Golden Slipper at Rosehill. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Messara held a very high opinion of Weatherly and was looking forward to saddling him up …

Weatherly on the improve for Todman Stakes

Weatherly on the improve for Todman Stakes

3 Mar, 2016

Golden Slipper hopeful Weatherly is definitely on the improve heading into Saturday’s Group 2 $300,000 UNSW Todman Stakes (1200m) at Randwick according to trainer Paul Messara.

Weatherly has improvement heading into the Todman Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Weatherly was sent to Sydney after scoring an impressive win down the Flemington straight …

Williams to stick with weatherly in Todman Stakes

Williams to stick with weatherly in Todman Stakes

29 Feb, 2016

Melbourne jockey Craig Williams will stick with smart two year old Weatherly in the Group 2 $300,000 UNSW Todman Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Craig Williams will partner Weatherly, above, again in the Todman Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Williams is happy to miss the rich Australian Guineas day at Flemington …

Scissor Kick’s Futurity Stakes Odds Lengthen

Scissor Kick’s Futurity Stakes Odds Lengthen

26 Feb, 2016

Scissor Kick has drifted out to 2016 Futurity Stakes odds of $19, but jockey Craig Williams is extremely confident about the chances of the talented entire in the Group 1 event at Caulfield tomorrow.

Scissor Kick will return to the races in the 2016 Futurity Stakes at Caulfield tomorrow. Photo by: Steve Hart

Scissor Kick …

Weatherly to miss Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes, target Golden Slipper

Weatherly to miss Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes, target Golden Slipper

22 Feb, 2016

Connections of last Saturday’s impressive Flemington winner Weatherly won’t pay a $55,000 late entry fee to run in the Group 1 $1.5m Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Weatherly will head back to Sydney for the Golden Slipper Stakes at Rosehill. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Instead trainer Paul Messara will head …

Weatherly Very Fresh For Talindert Stakes

Weatherly Very Fresh For Talindert Stakes

18 Feb, 2016

Trainer Paul Messara is happy with Weatherly ahead of the 2016 Talindert Stakes, but he admits that the promising colt will go into the Listed event very fresh.

Craig Williams has been booked to ride Weatherly in the 2016 Talindert Stakes at Flemington this weekend. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Weatherly was well-backed when he …

Weatherly out of C&G Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Prelude

Weatherly out of C&G Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Prelude

13 Feb, 2016

Second favourite Weatherly has been scratched from the Group 3 $200,000 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Prelude (C&G) (1100m) at Caulfield today.

Trainer Paul Messara, above, had to scratch Weatherly from the Blue Diamond Prelude at Caulfield. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Trainer Paul Messara reported that he discovered mucus in Weatherly’s nose, forcing him to miss today’s …

Newitt in line for Oliver’s discard in Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes

Newitt in line for Oliver’s discard in Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes

12 Feb, 2016

Jockey Craig Newitt is in line to pick up Damien Oliver’s discard as his mount for the Group 1 $1.5m Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on February 27.

Jockey Craig Newitt is in line to ride one of trainer Mick Price’s two colts in the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes at Caulfield. Photo by …

Weatherly still in contention for Blue Diamond Stakes

Weatherly still in contention for Blue Diamond Stakes

28 Jan, 2016

Last Tuesday’s beaten favourite Weatherly is still in contention for the Group 1 $1.5m Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on February 27, according to trainer Paul Messara.

Trainer Paul Messara, above, still has faith in his Blue Diamond Stakes hopeful Weatherly. Photo by Daniel Costello.

First starter Weatherly was sent out the $4.4o …