News About: The Lexus Stakes
A super confident Gai Waterhouse is playing up the chances of her Melbourne Cup hope Glencadam Gold and is expecting the five year old to be in the finish at Flemington tomorrow.
Glencadam Gold was sent out the $4.40 favourite for the Group 1 $2.5m BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) at Caulfield on October 20 but …
The early morning withdrawal of last year’s Caulfield Cup winner Southern Speed and the inclusion of The Lexus Stakes winner Kelinni has only made minor adjustment to the makeup of the field for the 2012 Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on Tuesday.
Leading Sydney trainer Chris Waller has one last chance to have a runner in this year’s Melbourne Cup with Kelinni and Permit looking for a last minute passage into the Australia’s greatest race next Tuesday when they run at Flemington tomorrow.
Trainer Wayne Hawkes is confident Niwot will be a chance for Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup after handicappers chose not to penalise him for yesterday’s The Lexus Stakes win.
Niwot propelled himself into Melbourne Cup contention by winning the Group 3 The Lexus …
Seven-year-old Niwot has demonstrated his superior staying abilities by winning The Lexus Stakesat Flemington today.
The win has earned the lightly raced Galileo gelding a guaranteed start in the $6.2 million Melbourne Cup next Tuesday.
Niwot looked the unlikely …
Trainer Chris Waller will be outraged if his five-year-old gelding The Verminator misses out on a place in the $6 million Melbourne Cup field on November 1.
Waller believes The Verminator, who won The Metropolitan last start, should be higher in the ballot order than his current position of 26.
The trainer feels that handicappers …
Trainer Brian Jenkins is hopeful that his gelding Allanthus will be the one to reward him with his third consecutive Banjo Paterson Series Final at Flemington tomorrow.
Jenkins won the last two year’s races with his talented nine-year-old gelding Figure Of Speech.
Despite the fact that Allanthus has only had one race so far this …
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