News About: Rupert Clarke Stakes

Busuttin Happy With El Roca Ahead Of Bobbie Lewis Quality

Busuttin Happy With El Roca Ahead Of Bobbie Lewis Quality

8 Sep, 2014

El Roca has not had an ideal preparation for the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival, but trainer Trent Busuttin is happy with the talented entire ahead of his return to racing in the Group 3 Bobbie Lewis Quality (1200m) at Flemington on September 13.

El Roca will make his return to racing in the 2014 Bobbie …

Cox Plate The Long-Term Goal For Speediness

Cox Plate The Long-Term Goal For Speediness

15 Apr, 2014

Speediness will not back-up in the 2014 Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Royal Randwick on Saturday and the consistent galloper will head to the spelling paddock before returning for what could be a Cox Plate campaign during the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival.

Speediness will be sent to the spelling paddock before returning to the races in …

Snowden Hopeful Of Group 1 For Pinwheel

Snowden Hopeful Of Group 1 For Pinwheel

22 Jul, 2013

He is set to turn eight at the end of the month but trainer Peter Snowden remains confident that veteran gelding Pinwheel can win his maiden Group 1 event during the 2013 Spring Racing Carnival.

Pinwheel has returned to work ahead of a Spring Carnival campaign that Peter Snowden hopes will include a maiden Group …

Solzhenitsyn To Bring Spring Campaign In Theo Marks

Solzhenitsyn To Bring Spring Campaign In Theo Marks

16 Jul, 2013

2012 Toorak Handicap winner Solzhenitsyn returned to trackwork yesterday morning ahead of his 2013 Spring Racing Carnival campaign that is set to begin in the Group 2 Theo Marks Stakes (1300m) at Rosehill Gardens on September 14.

Solzhenitsyn will begin his 2013 Spring Racing Carnival campaign in the Theo Marks Stakes. Photo by: Daniel Costello…

Woorim to miss Spring

Woorim to miss Spring

21 Aug, 2012

Oakleigh Plate winner Woorim will miss the entire Melbourne Spring Carnival with a tendon problem.

Robert Heathcote discovered heat and filling in Woorim’s off foreleg last week and while two subsequent scans have not revealed any serious problems the leading Queensland trainer has elected to play it safe.

Woorim will miss the Spring Carnival after …

Jockeys Cue For A Shot On Smart Missile

Jockeys Cue For A Shot On Smart Missile

23 Sep, 2011

With the tragic news of Crystal Lily’s death this morning also came the realisation that star jockey Glen Boss would not be able to ride Smart Missile in the 2011 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes.

For trainer Anthony Cummings it’s a case of wondering just what he’s done wrong given the luck this horse has had …

The Curse Of The Group 1 Continues For Smart Missile

The Curse Of The Group 1 Continues For Smart Missile

22 Sep, 2011

Smart Missile will have to contend with the widest draw of 17 in Saturday’s Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes as he attempts to win his first Group 1 title.

The three-year-old colt’s unlucky spell with Group 1 races continues, with the outside gate meaning he will likely be posted wide for the majority of the run.…