News About: Rupert Clarke Stakes
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 …
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.…
- 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
- James McDonald
- Darren Weir
- Blue Diamond Stakes
- Newmarket Handicap
- David Hayes