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Gilgai Stakes Ambition for Spieth

Gilgai Stakes Ambition for Spieth

1 Jul, 2016

Warwick Farm-based Kiwi horseman Bryce Heys has put his progressive colt Spieth away for a winter spell with an ambitious eye on a spring return in Melbourne’s Gilgai Stakes in early October.

Spieth could target the 2016 Gilgai Stakes at Flemington in early October this coming Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. Photo: Steve Hart.

Originally Heys …

Bart Cummings to Give Motivado Melbourne Cup Start

Bart Cummings to Give Motivado Melbourne Cup Start

1 Aug, 2013

A race named in honour of one Hall of Fame trainer will be used by another Hall of Fame inductee to help get their honest stayer Motivado into the field for the Melbourne Cup this spring.

Motivado will use The Bart Cummings as a 2013 Melbourne Cup lead-up. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

Euroa-based David Hayes is …

Turnbull Stakes Day Moves To Unprecedented Timeslot

Turnbull Stakes Day Moves To Unprecedented Timeslot

13 Jul, 2011

Melbourne’s first big meeting of the Spring Racing Carnival has been pushed forward to an early timeslot to make way for the Royal Melbourne Show on October 2, 2011.

This year’s Turnbull Stakes Day, which features the Group 1 Turnbull Stakes and three Group 2 races, will begin at Flemington Racecourse 10.30am and finish at …