News About: Robert Smerdon

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 …

All Victoria Sprint Series Final Betting: Reldas Over the Odds

All Victoria Sprint Series Final Betting: Reldas Over the Odds

7 Jul, 2016

Reldas has returned to racing in typically competitive form this year and is undoubtedly over the All Victoria Sprint Series Final odds at his current quote, for a return to winning form at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday.

Reldas is over the odds in All Victorian Sprint Series Final betting markets. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Reldas …

Winter Championship Series Final Likely for Iggimacool

Winter Championship Series Final Likely for Iggimacool

5 Jul, 2016

Trainer Robert Smerdon is confident the conditions of Saturday’s Listed Winter Championship Final (1600m) at Flemington should prove ideal for talented mare Iggimacool.

Iggimacool is likely to take her place in the field for Saturday’s Winter Championship Series Final at Flemington. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Iggimacool began her racing career under the guidance of Bill …

Sold For Song heads up Sunshine Coast Guineas nominations

Sold For Song heads up Sunshine Coast Guineas nominations

27 Jun, 2016

Toowoomba filly Sold For Song heads up the nominations for the Group 3 $125,000 XXXX Sunshine Coast Guineas (1600m) at the Sunshine Coast on Saturday.

Toowoomba filly Sold For Song heads up the nominations for the Sunshine Coast Guineas. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Kevin Kemp trained Sold For Song is one of twenty-three three …