News About: Shahwardi

Precedence To Face 13 Rivals In The Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Precedence To Face 13 Rivals In The Queen Elizabeth Stakes

6 Nov, 2013

Team Cummings will have the opportunity to bounce back from their disappointment about not have a runner in the 2013 Melbourne Cup when veteran stayer Precedence contests the Group 3 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2600m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Precedence is chasing his second straight victory in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes after winning the Drake International …

Carpenter Believes 2012 Melbourne Cup Field Will Be One Of The Strongest Ever

Carpenter Believes 2012 Melbourne Cup Field Will Be One Of The Strongest Ever

3 Nov, 2012

Racing Victoria chief handicapper Greg Carpenter revealed today that he believes the 2012 Melbourne Cup will have one of the strongest fields in the history of the race.

The final field will be finalised at 4.30pm this afternoon and Carpenter believes the quality of the horses that won’t make the field is a testament to …

European Stayers Set To Miss 2012 Melbourne Cup

European Stayers Set To Miss 2012 Melbourne Cup

3 Nov, 2012

A host of fancied European stayers will miss the 2012 Melbourne Cup when the final field is announced this afternoon.

Luca Cumani-trained duo Ibicenco and Gatewood both attempted to qualify for the final field by winning the Lexus Stakes (2500m) at Flemington today but finished fourth and sixth respectively.

Gatewood will miss out on a …

Gatewood looking for last minute Melbourne Cup berth in Lexus

Gatewood looking for last minute Melbourne Cup berth in Lexus

29 Oct, 2012

Geelong Cup winner Gatewood will be looking for a last minute Melbourne Cup berth when the English stayer lines up in the Group 3 $250,000 The Lexus Stakes (2500m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Gatewood will go to the Lexus Stakes in an attempt to make the Melbourne Cup field. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia…

Gatewood to show true quality in Geelong Cup

Gatewood to show true quality in Geelong Cup

22 Oct, 2012

English stayer Gatewood gets his chance to show Australian racegoers his true quality when he lines up in the Group 3 $300,000 Centrebet Geelong Cup (2400m) at Geelong on Wednesday.

Gatewood will line up in the Geelong Cup on Wednesday. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

The John Gosden trained Gatewood was sent out the …

Impressive win earns Shahwardi 1.5kg penalty for Melbourne Cup

Impressive win earns Shahwardi 1.5kg penalty for Melbourne Cup

15 Oct, 2012

A very impressive Australian debut win in the Group 2 $220,000 Sportingbet Herbert Power (2400m) at Caulfield last Saturday by Shahwardi  has earned the French stayer a 1.5kg penalty for the Melbourne Cup at Flemington on November 6.

Shahwardi. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

The penalty lifts Shahwardi to 53kg and elevates the Alain …

Shahwardi looking for Melbourne Cup penalty after Herbert Power win

Shahwardi looking for Melbourne Cup penalty after Herbert Power win

13 Oct, 2012

The French connections of Herbert Power winner Shahwardi will be sweating on a penalty to elevate the seven year old up the order of entry and guarantee a start in the Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on November 6.

Shahwardi will need a penalty from their Herbert Power Stakes win to …