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Happy Hannah Requires Luck in Matriarch Stakes

Happy Hannah Requires Luck in Matriarch Stakes

4 Nov, 2016

Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Kerrin McEvoy is hopeful that Happy Hannah will find luck in transit in the Group 2 Matriarch Stakes (2000m) on Saturday, after drawing into the Flemington race in barrier 17.

Kerrin McEvoy will ride Happy Hannah in the 2016 Matriarch Stakes. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Happy Hannah has been a strong …

The Quarterback to Peak in Darley Classic

The Quarterback to Peak in Darley Classic

4 Nov, 2016

Trainer Robbie Griffiths is thrilled with the condition of stable star The Quarterback ahead of his run in the Group 1 Darley Classic (1200m) down the famous Flemington straight on Saturday.

Robbie Griffith is confident that The Quarterback will muster his best form in the Darley Classic. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

The Quarterback has returned …

Power Trip Wins Maribyrnong Plate on Debut

Power Trip Wins Maribyrnong Plate on Debut

7 Nov, 2015

Two-year-old Power Trip has completed an ideal debut to racing at Flemington this afternoon; producing an impressive start-to-finish performance to take out the Group 3 Maribyrnong Plate (1000m).

Power Trip (outside) was impressive on debut in the 2015 Maribyrnong Plate. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Jumping from the gates well, jockey Craig Williams allowed Power Trip …

2015 Stakes Day Results: Turn Me Loose Wins 2015 Emirates Stakes

2015 Stakes Day Results: Turn Me Loose Wins 2015 Emirates Stakes

7 Nov, 2015

Nine talent-rich races have been confirmed to run on 2015 Stakes Day at Flemington this afternoon; highlighted by a number of black type races including both the Group 1 Darley Classic (1200m) and Group 1 Emirates Stakes (1600m).

Chautauqua remains clear favourite to win the 2015 Darley Classic at Flemington this afternoon. Photo: Ultimate Racing …