News About: Spring Champion Stakes

Vanbrugh might find Newcastle Newmarket too short

Vanbrugh might find Newcastle Newmarket too short

17 Mar, 2017

Trainer Chris Waller is expecting a good first up performance from Vanbrugh in the Group 3 $150,000 Coca-Cola Newcastle Newmarket Handicap at Newcastle today but thinks the 1400m might he too short for the four year old.

Vanbrugh, above, will run in the Newcastle Newmarket Handicap first up. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Vanbrugh will …

Yankee Rose disqualified from Flight Stakes

Yankee Rose disqualified from Flight Stakes

20 Jan, 2017

Group 1 winning filly Yankee Rose has been disqualified from her second placing in the Group 1 $500,000 Sydney Airport Flight Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on October 1 after returning a positive swab.

Yankee Rose, above, has been disqualified from her second placing in the 2016 Flight Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

The …

Vanbrugh suited by 1800m of Kingston Town Classic

Vanbrugh suited by 1800m of Kingston Town Classic

1 Dec, 2016

Spring Champion Stakes winner Vanbrugh will be well suited by the 1800m of the Group 1 $1m Peters Investments-Kingston Town Classic at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Vanbrugh, above, will be suited by the 1800m of the Kingston Town Classic at Ascot. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Chris Waller trained Vanbrugh was at the …

Hayes gives Seaburge another chance in Emirates Stakes

Hayes gives Seaburge another chance in Emirates Stakes

4 Nov, 2016

Lindsay Park co-trainer David Hayes is willing to give Seaburge another chance in Group 1 company when he lines up against the older horses in the Group 1 $2m Emirates Stakes (2000m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Seaburge, above in blue and lime green colours, gets another chance to win a G1 race in the Emirates …

Yankee Rose no certainty to run out 2500m of Crown Oaks

Yankee Rose no certainty to run out 2500m of Crown Oaks

3 Nov, 2016

Dual Group 1 winner Yankee Rose might be an odds favourite to win the Group 1 $1m Crown Oaks but trainer David Vandyke is not certain that the filly will run out a strong 2500m at Flemington today.

Yankee Rose, above, is an odds on favourite to win the Crown Oaks at Flemington. Photo by …

Yankee Rose odds on for Crown Oaks

Yankee Rose odds on for Crown Oaks

2 Nov, 2016

Group 1 winning filly Yankee Rose will start an odds on favourite when she steps out in the Group 1 $1m Crown Oaks (2500m) at Flemington on Thursday.

Yankee Rose, above, will start an odds on favourite in the Crown Oaks at Flemington. Photo by Steve Hart.

Yankee Rose claimed her second Group 1 win …

Prized Icon’s Victoria Derby Form pleases stable

Prized Icon’s Victoria Derby Form pleases stable

27 Oct, 2016

The James Cummings stable is pleased with the form of Prized Icon leading up to the Group 1 $1.5m AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Prized Icon, above, has pleased the stable in the lead up to the Victoria Derby at Flemington. Photo by Steve Hart.

Prized Icon hasn’t visited the winner’s stall …

2016 Victoria Derby: Full field plus emergencies

2016 Victoria Derby: Full field plus emergencies

26 Oct, 2016

The Group 1 $1.5m AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington on Saturday has attracted a full field of sixteen three year olds plus four emergencies.

Kiwi three year old Sacred Elixir, above, heads the field for the Victoria Derby at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Tony Pike trained Kiwi three year old Sacred …

2016 Crown Oaks Betting: Yankee Rose the favourite

2016 Crown Oaks Betting: Yankee Rose the favourite

25 Oct, 2016

Cox Plate placegetter Yankee Rose has been installed the early favourite for the Group 1 $1m Crown Oaks (2500m) at Flemington on November 3.

Yankee Rose, above in white and blue colours, is the favourite for the Crown Oaks at Flemington. Photo by Steve Hart.

Bookmakers at Ladbrokes.com.au have Yankee Rose as a clear cut …

2016 Cox Plate: No Macca’s or KFC for Dean Yendall

2016 Cox Plate: No Macca’s or KFC for Dean Yendall

19 Oct, 2016

Lightweight jockey Dean Yendall is off McDonald’s and KFC until after he rides Yankee Rose in the Group 1 $3m Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

Dean Yendall and Yankee Rose will team up again in the Cox Plate after combining, above, to win the Spring Champion Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve …