News About: Spring Carnival

Myer Classic the Target for Silent Sedition

Myer Classic the Target for Silent Sedition

15 Jul, 2016

Trainer Andrew Noblett has revealed the Group 1 Myer Classic (1600m) at Flemington on Derby Day will figure as the major target for stable star, when she returns to racing in the 2016 Spring Carnival.

Silent Sedition (outside) will be set for the Group 1 Myer Classic upon resuming in spring. Photo: Jenny Barnes

Silent …

Woodbine in for a good Spring Carnival Preparation

Woodbine in for a good Spring Carnival Preparation

13 Jul, 2015

Gai Waterhouse is predicting an improved Woodbine to step out during the 2015 Spring Carnival after returning to Tulloch Lodge in fine shape.

Woodbine has returned to the Waterhouse stable is fine shape in preparation for the Spring Carnival. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The leading Randwick trainer sent Woodbine to the Veterinary Surgery …

Waterhouse calls an end to the Spring for Cafe Society

Waterhouse calls an end to the Spring for Cafe Society

8 Oct, 2014

Trainer Gai Waterhouse will send Cafe Society to the paddock after succumbing to a foot injury, forcing the French import to miss both the Caulfield Cup and the Melbourne Cup.

Trainer Gai Waterhouse,above, had to call an end to the Spring campaign of Cafe Society because of injury. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Waterhouse purchased Cafe …

McEvoy picks up Spring Mounts on Rubick

McEvoy picks up Spring Mounts on Rubick

23 Sep, 2014

High profile jockey Kerrin McEvoy has snapped up the ride on promising three year old Rubick for his upcoming Spring Carnival engagements.

Kerrin McEvoy will be the new rider for Rubick when he resumes in the Spring. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

McEvoy only today announced that he would be ending his twelve year …

Brambles likely to Miss JRA Cup for Turnbull Stakes

Brambles likely to Miss JRA Cup for Turnbull Stakes

23 Sep, 2014

Trainer Peter Moody is considering missing the weekend’s Group 3 $200,000 JRA Cup (2040m) at Moonee Valley with Brambles to run in next week’s Turnbull Stakes.

Brambles likely to miss the JRA Cup to run in the Turnbull Stakes at Flemington. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The leading Melbourne trainer thinks the Group 1 …

George Main Stakes free of Scratchings

George Main Stakes free of Scratchings

20 Sep, 2014

The weight for age $350,000 George Main Stakes (1600m) is free of scratchings with a field of ten to take their place in the first Randwick Group 1 of the Spring Carnival.

Panzer Division remains the favourite for the George Main Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Bookmakers have agreed with trainer Paul Messara’s …

El Roca given the all clear for Spring Carnival

El Roca given the all clear for Spring Carnival

5 Aug, 2014

Cambridge trainer Trent Busuttin has given El Roca the all clear to head to Melbourne on the weekend for the Spring Carnival following a pleasing barrier trial at Te Teko today.

El Roca has been given the all clear to return to Australia in search of a Group 1 win. Photo by Steve Hart.

El …

Commanding Jewel on track for Spring Carnival campaign

Commanding Jewel on track for Spring Carnival campaign

1 Aug, 2014

Thousand Guineas winner Commanding Jewel is on track for Spring Carnival return after a comfortable win in an 800m jump out at Flemington today.

Commannding Jewel is on track for a Spring Carnival campaign. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Commanding Jewel was having her first public appearance since trainer Leon Corstens scrapped a Brisbane …

Mossfun to prepare for the Spring Carnival in Melbourne

Mossfun to prepare for the Spring Carnival in Melbourne

23 Jul, 2014

Golden Slipper winner Mossfun has been transferred to the Team Hawkes Melbourne stables at Flemington to prepare for the up-coming Spring Carnival.

Mossfun winning the 2014 Golden Slipper at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.

Co-trained Wayne Hawkes said the team decided to send Mossfun to Melbourne is search of the softer tracks and bypass the …

Queen’s horse Estimate tested positive to morphine

Queen’s horse Estimate tested positive to morphine

23 Jul, 2014

Her Majesty The Queen’s horse Estimate is one of five horses that has returned a positive swab result to morphine from recent meetings in England, including tests from the Royal Ascot Carnival.

Jockey Nash Rawiller decked out in the Queen's colours talking pre-race to Gai Waterhouse. Photo by Steve Hart.

Estimate, prepared by legendary Newmarket …