News About: Sky Heights

Caulfield Cup And Cox Plate On The Agenda For Criterion

Caulfield Cup And Cox Plate On The Agenda For Criterion

14 Apr, 2014

Trainer David Payne has revealed that Australian Derby winner Criterion will be set for a tilt at both the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) and Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) during the 2014 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.

Criterion has been sent for a stint in the spelling paddock following his tough win in the 2014 …

Boss is looking for 4th Australian Derby

Boss is looking for 4th Australian Derby

12 Apr, 2012

Jockey Glen Boss is hoping to resurrect his big race career and capture his fourth Australian Derby as well at Randwick on Saturday.

Boss will partner Kiwi three year old Ocean Park for trainer Gary Hennessy in the Group 1 $1.5m David Jones Australian Derby over 2400m.

Champion jockey Glen Boss (pictured right) is aiming …

How tough is Americain?

How tough is Americain?

9 Nov, 2011

Anyone who watched the past two Melbourne Cups would not doubt the ability of Americain after a  2010 Cup win and an unlucky fourth this year.

But going into Saturday’s Zipping Classic (2400m) the next question is how tough is Americain?

It is a good thing they re-named the Sandown Classic after the great Zipping …

Sky Heights Passes On As A $4M Legend

Sky Heights Passes On As A $4M Legend

15 Apr, 2011

The life of four time Group 1 champion Sky Heights has come to an end with the fifteen-year-old put down this week.

The horse that won the 1999 Caulfield Cup and started favourite in two Melbourne Cups was trained by Colin Alderson and his daughter spoke fondly of a special horse.

“He won four Group …