News About: Raffaello

Last chance for Melbourne Cup hopefuls on Saturday

Last chance for Melbourne Cup hopefuls on Saturday

27 Oct, 2011

Lexus Stakes favourite Green Moon is vying for a spot in the Melbourne Cup field

There are 13 horses preparing for an 11 hour attack in order to take a position in the 2011 $6m Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m)on Tuesday.

Twelve of the 13 will run in the $251,000 Group 3 Lexus Stakes (2500m) …

Chris Munce jockeying for a key ride

Chris Munce jockeying for a key ride

27 Oct, 2011

Chris Munce's Melbourne Cup ride Tullamore is looking more likely of making the final field

Brisbane’s leading jockey Chris Munce may gain the key ride of Dowager Queen during the Flemington Spring Carnival through an old acquaintance.

The Graeme Rogerson trained filly will contest the $302,000 Group 2 Wakeful Stakes (2000m) on Saturday at Flemington …

Raffaello Who? The Forgotten Stradbroke Contender

Raffaello Who? The Forgotten Stradbroke Contender

10 Jun, 2011

Raffaello is one of the more interesting runners in the 2011 Stradbroke Handicap and one which most have skipped over in the lead up.

In fact you’d be excused for not even knowing he was in the field with ‘Raffaello‘ pretty much only mentioned in the final field and barrier draw announcement.

He’s certainly worth …

Raffaello Resumes Career For New Trainer

Raffaello Resumes Career For New Trainer

17 May, 2011

Raffaello will recommence his career this Saturday under new trainer Patrick Ryan should a beach gallop go well tomorrow.

If Raffaello proves to his new trainer he is up to scratch, the six-year-old will start in the Straight Six at Flemington Racecourse this weekend.

Ryan does not believe Raffaello will be at his peak fitness …