News About: Standish Handicap

Odyssey Moon still in the betting despite wide barrier in Telegraph

Odyssey Moon still in the betting despite wide barrier in Telegraph

19 Jan, 2017

Victorian sprinter Odyssey Moon is still at single digit odds in the betting despite drawing a wide barrier in the Group 1 NZ$250,000 JR & N Berkett Telegraph (1200m) at Trentham in New Zealand on Saturday.

Odyssey Moon, above, has drawn a horror barrier in the Telegraph at Trentham in New Zealand. Photo by Ultimate …

Odyssey Moon Ready for New Zealand Group 1 Assignment

Odyssey Moon Ready for New Zealand Group 1 Assignment

17 Jan, 2017

Trainer Robert Smerdon has revealed that Odyssey Moon is a picture of health after arriving in New Zealand ahead of his run in Saturday’s Group 1 Telegraph Handicap (1200m) at Trentham.

Odyssey Moon will take his place in Saturday’s Group 1 Telegraph at Trentham. Photo: Steve Hart

Odyssey Moon returned to racing with a lacklustre …

Divine Mr Artie Primed for Chester Manifold Stakes

Divine Mr Artie Primed for Chester Manifold Stakes

12 Jan, 2017

Trainer Brendan McCarthy has revealed that he could not be more pleased with the condition of Divine Mr Artie ahead of the Listed Chester Manifold Stakes (1200m) at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday.

Divine Mr Artie is set for a return to winning form in the Chester Manifold Stakes at Flemington on Saturday. Photo: Ultimate Racing …

Zupacharged Fit for Chester Manifold Stakes

Zupacharged Fit for Chester Manifold Stakes

11 Jan, 2017

Colac trainer Kylie Vella is pleased with the condition of stable star Zupacharged ahead of his appearance in the Listed Chester Manifold Stakes (1400m) at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday.

Corey Parish is an option to ride Zupacharged in the Chester Manifold Stakes. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

A proven performer in the summer feature having run …

Negative 2017 Standish Handicap Weights Reaction

Negative 2017 Standish Handicap Weights Reaction

29 Dec, 2016

The racing community has reacted negatively to the handicapping situation in Melbourne that has all runners in Sunday’s Standish Handicap 2017 field equal on 58kg at Flemington Racecourse.

Adelaide mare Cavaloce meets all 10 rivals in the Standish Handicap at Flemington on New Year’s Day equal at 58kg. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

Originally the Darren Weir-trained …

Standish Handicap Option for Lucky Hussler

Standish Handicap Option for Lucky Hussler

28 Dec, 2016

Melbourne Cup winning horseman Darren Weir is considering a New Year’s Day run at Flemington in the Standish Handicap with his Gold Coast Magic Millions bound sprinter Lucky Hussler.

Lucky Hussler could run down the Flemington straight on New Year’s Day in the 2017 Standish Handicap. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Last summer the now seven-year-old son …

John Dillon Stakes easier assignment for Durendal

John Dillon Stakes easier assignment for Durendal

25 Jan, 2016

Co-trainers Matthew Ellerton and Simon Zahra will run their in-form sprinter Durendal in the easier Listed $120,000 John Dillon Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on Tuesday after being scratched from the Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley last Saturday.

Durendal will start in the John Dillon Stakes at Caulfield. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Durendal was one of …

Durendal chasing first Moonee Valley win in Australia Stakes

Durendal chasing first Moonee Valley win in Australia Stakes

21 Jan, 2016

In-form sprinter Durendal is chasing his first win at Moonee Valley when he lines up in the Group 2 $200,000 Jeep Australia Stakes (1200m) on Saturday.

Durendal, above, will be chasing his first win at Moonee Valley in the Australia Stakes. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Durendal is the winner of seven of his sixteen starts …

A Fit Churchill Dancer to contest the Australia Stakes

A Fit Churchill Dancer to contest the Australia Stakes

21 Jan, 2016

Lindsay Park co-trainer Tom Dabernig is hoping that Churchill Dancer’s recent race fitness will go along way towards causing an upset result in the Group 2 $200,000 Jeep Australia Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

Churchill Dancer has race fitness on his side going into the Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley. Photo by Adrienne …

Australia Stakes 2016: Griffiths Bullish About It Is Written

Australia Stakes 2016: Griffiths Bullish About It Is Written

19 Jan, 2016

Trainer Robbie Griffiths is very bullish about the chances of It Is Written in the 2016 Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley on Saturday and he is hopeful that the track specialist can go one better after finishing second behind Mourinho last year.

It Is Written has the chance to record the biggest win of his …