News About: Robert Smerdon
Connections are weighing up the option to pay a late entry fee into the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes for Property, after the talented colt held off Pariah to win the Group 3 Blue Diamond Prelude C&G (1100m) at Caulfield this afternoon.
The well fancied Property needs to win the Group 3 $200,000 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Prelude (C&G) (1100m) at Caulfield on Saturday for connections to pay a late entry fee for the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes two weeks later.
Connections will have to pay a $55,000 late entry fee if they want their two year old Property to run in the Group 1 $1.5m Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on February 25.
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.
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.
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 returned to racing with a lacklustre …
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.
Smerdon deliberately bypassed the sprints down the …
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.
Sixteen three year olds plus four emergencies made up the final field for the Geelong …
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).
- Chris Waller
- Melbourne Cup
- Gai Waterhouse
- Cox Plate
- Caulfield Cup
- Peter Moody
- Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival
- Golden Slipper
- Hugh Bowman
- Stradbroke Handicap
- Doncaster Mile
- Black Caviar
- Damien Oliver
- Caulfield Guineas
- Peter Snowden
- Queen Elizabeth Stakes
- Craig Williams
- Darren Weir
- James McDonald
- Blue Diamond Stakes
- Newmarket Handicap
- David Hayes