News About: Sir Henry Cecil

Midsummer Sun Put Down After Barrier Trial Injury

Midsummer Sun Put Down After Barrier Trial Injury

3 Feb, 2015

Imported galloper Midsummer Sun was put down after he suffered an injury at the conclusion of a barrier trial at Rosehill Gardens this morning.

Midsummer Sun (pictured winning at Caulfield) made history earlier this year by winning back-to-back editions of the Gosford Cup. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Midsummer Sun contested the opening barrier …

Sydney Cup On The Agenda For Disclaimer

Sydney Cup On The Agenda For Disclaimer

13 Jan, 2015

Disclaimer is closing in on a return to racing and trainer Peter Snowden has revealed that the 2015 Sydney Cup will be the major autumn target for the imported stayer.

Newcastle Gold Cup winner Disclaimer has been set for the 2015 Sydney Cup by Team Snowden. Photo by: Steve Hart

Disclaimer made his racing debut …

Caulfield Cup Odds Remain Steady for Stipulate

Caulfield Cup Odds Remain Steady for Stipulate

18 Oct, 2014

Returning to racing in typically competitive form this time in, trainer David Hayes is confident in a brave performance from five-year-old Stipulate this afternoon, who remains steady at generous $21 Caulfield Cup odds.

Stipulate is currently offered at $21 odds for success in the Caulfield Cup. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Claiming three wins and …

Jet Away Retired Due To Tendon Injury

Jet Away Retired Due To Tendon Injury

27 Aug, 2014

Imported stayer Jet Away has been retired after he bowed a tendon during a trackwork gallop at Wangaratta on Sunday.

Jet Away scored his only win at Group level in Australia in the 2013 Easter Cup. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Jet Away was being prepared for a tilt at both the Group 1 …

Cox Plate An Option For Jet Away

Cox Plate An Option For Jet Away

1 Jul, 2014

Jet Away finished an impressive fourth in the 2013 Caulfield Cup, but trainer David Hayes is eyeing the Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) with the imported stayer during the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival.

Jet Away has not been seen at the races since he suffered a tendon injury in the Mackinnon Stakes. Photo by: Race …

Hayes Confirms Jet Away Will Miss The Autumn

Hayes Confirms Jet Away Will Miss The Autumn

29 Nov, 2013

Trainer David Hayes has confirmed that a tendon injury will keep imported stayer Jet Away out of the 2014 Autumn Racing Carnival.

Jet Away will not return to racing until the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival after injuring his tendon in the Mackinnon Stakes. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Jet Away had his last chance …

Midsummer Sun To Contest Zipping Classic

Midsummer Sun To Contest Zipping Classic

13 Nov, 2013

Imported stayer Midsummer Sun will have his final run before heading to the spelling paddock in the Group 2 2013 Zipping Classic (2400m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Midsummer Sun has the chance to record a maiden Group victory in the Zipping Classic at Caulfield on Saturday. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Midsummer Sun was …

Legendary British trainer Sir Henry Cecil dies

Legendary British trainer Sir Henry Cecil dies

12 Jun, 2013

Legendary British racehorse trainer Sir Henry Cecil has died at 70 following a seven year battle with stomach cancer.

Cecil put the finishing touches of his forty-four year training career overseeing the perfect performance of Britain’s latest super star Frankel who was retired last year after winning all of his fourteen race starts as well …

Black Caviar wins Cartier Award

Black Caviar wins Cartier Award

14 Nov, 2012

Undefeated superstar Black Caviar has been recognised on the international stage after claiming the prestigious Cartier Award for sprinters announced in London overnight.

Black Caviar has won the Cartier Award for sprinters. Photo by: Sarah Ebbett

Less than a week after Racing Victoria renamed the Group 1 $750,000 Coolmore Lightning Stakes (1000m) at Flemington to …

Glencadam Gold “Very Fit” Ahead Of Melbourne Cup Run

Glencadam Gold “Very Fit” Ahead Of Melbourne Cup Run

30 Oct, 2012

Trainer Gai Waterhouse is confident that Glencadam Gold will be at his best for the $6 million Melbourne Cup at Flemington next Tuesday.

Glencadam Gold is recovering from a minor hoof injury. Photo by: Steve Hart

The four-year-old was forced to miss his scheduled track work this morning due to a minor hoof injury, however, …