News About: Robert Smerdon

Wide barrier not a worry for Luna Rossa in the Telegraph

Wide barrier not a worry for Luna Rossa in the Telegraph

20 Jan, 2017

Cambridge trainer Murray Baker doesn’t expect a wide barrier will affect the chances of Luna Rossa when she resumes in the  Group 1 NZ$250,000 JR & N Berkett Telegraph (1200m) at Trentham in New Zealand on Saturday.

Luna Rossa will take on Odyssey Moon, above, in the Telegraph at Trentham. Photo by Steve Hart.

Baker, …

Odyssey Moon still in the betting despite wide barrier in Telegraph

Odyssey Moon still in the betting despite wide barrier in Telegraph

19 Jan, 2017

Victorian sprinter Odyssey Moon is still at single digit odds in the betting despite drawing a wide barrier in the Group 1 NZ$250,000 JR & N Berkett Telegraph (1200m) at Trentham in New Zealand on Saturday.

Odyssey Moon, above, has drawn a horror barrier in the Telegraph at Trentham in New Zealand. Photo by Ultimate …

Odyssey Moon Ready for New Zealand Group 1 Assignment

Odyssey Moon Ready for New Zealand Group 1 Assignment

17 Jan, 2017

Trainer Robert Smerdon has revealed that Odyssey Moon is a picture of health after arriving in New Zealand ahead of his run in Saturday’s Group 1 Telegraph Handicap (1200m) at Trentham.

Odyssey Moon will take his place in Saturday’s Group 1 Telegraph at Trentham. Photo: Steve Hart

Odyssey Moon returned to racing with a lacklustre …

Kevin Heffernan Stakes distance right for Under The Louvre

Kevin Heffernan Stakes distance right for Under The Louvre

9 Nov, 2016

Trainer Robert Smerdon considers the 1300m of the Group 3 $150,000 Kevin Heffernan Stakes at Sandown on Saturday is the right distance for his Group 1 winning sprinter Under The Louvre.

The 1300m of the Kevin Heffernan Stakes will suit Under The Louvre, above. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Smerdon deliberately bypassed the sprints down the …

Nemrud early favourite in capacity Geelong Classic field

Nemrud early favourite in capacity Geelong Classic field

17 Oct, 2016

The John O‘Shea trained Nemrud has been installed the early favourite for the Listed $120,000 Emsley Lodge Geelong Classic (2200m) at Geelong on Wednesday.

James McDonald, above, will ride Nemrud in the Geelong Classic at Geelong. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Sixteen three year olds plus four emergencies made up the final field for the Geelong …

Peter Moody gets the inside mail on the Caulfield Cup hopefuls

Peter Moody gets the inside mail on the Caulfield Cup hopefuls

12 Oct, 2016

Ladbrokes ambassador and champion trainer Peter Moody with mic in hand caught up with a few of the local hopefuls at Caulfield on Tuesday morning in the lead up to Saturday’s Group 1 $3m BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m).

Jameka, above, is the favourite for the Caulfield Cup at Caulfield. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Trainer …

Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes field reduced to 13

Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes field reduced to 13

24 Sep, 2016

The field for today’s Group 1 $500,000 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield has been reduced to thirteen runners, with the scratchings of Under The Louvre, Charmed Harmony and Tycoon Tara.

Under The Louvre, above, has been scratched from the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes at Caulfield. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

The anticipated scratching of …

Under The Louvre to miss Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes

Under The Louvre to miss Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes

22 Sep, 2016

Trainer Robert Smerdon has elected to miss the Group 1 $500,000 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on Saturday with Under The Louvre who will now head to Sydney next week.

Under The Louvre, above, will miss the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes at Caulfield and head to Randwick for the Premiere Stakes. Photo by …

Manikato Considered for Under The Louvre

Manikato Considered for Under The Louvre

9 Aug, 2016

October’s Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley Racecourse could be on the spring agenda for Under The Louvre who pleased trainer Robert Smerdon in his Cranbourne hit-out on Monday.

Stradbroke Handicap winner Under The Louvre could target the 2016 Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley on Cox Plate Eve. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Despite finishing last behind the …

Prince Of Brooklyn’s AR Creswick Series Final Odds Firm

Prince Of Brooklyn’s AR Creswick Series Final Odds Firm

7 Jul, 2016

Trainer Mick Price has been thrilled with the benefit taken by Prince Of Brooklyn since his return this time, and the three-year-old has subsequently continued to firm in AR Creswick Series Final betting markets.

Prince Of Brooklyn is the AR Creswick Series Final market mover. Photo: Jenny Barnes

Prince Of Brooklyn has only made a …