News About: Ulundi
Trainer Mick Kent and jockey Brad Rawiller combined to win consecutive Ballarat Cups with backmarker Domesky today.
The two men, who won the 2010 edition with My Bentley, planned and executed a win based on reverse psychology.
It was commonly thought Ballarat was favouring leaders during the day and if true Domesky had little hope.…
Rating out of ten – Strengths and Weaknesses and Unknowns.
1. ROTHERA Rating 7:
- S: Loves wet ground, with leading top trainer Peter Moody and jockey Luke Nolen.
- W: Never won with 59kg, never raced over 2200m.
- U: Never raced over 2200m or at Ballarat.
2. ILLUSTRIOUS BLUE Rating 2:
- S: Can stay the distance.
Leading Melbourne jockey Luke Nolen has given today’s $150,000 Listed Ballarat Cup favourite Rothera the thumps up after rain softened the Dowling Forest track yesterday.
While the weather is fine at Ballarat, the track is rated a slow six.
Nolen, who stuck by Rothera when its trainer Peter Moody was ready to sack him, believes …
Bolter Rothera shocked even his trainer Peter Moody by winning the Group 3 Eclipse Stakes (1800m) at Sandown Hillsidetoday.
Moody had the six-year-old galloper booked to go back home to Queensland on Monday so unimpressed had he been with the lead up.
- Chris Waller
- Melbourne Cup
- Gai Waterhouse
- Cox Plate
- Caulfield Cup
- Peter Moody
- Golden Slipper
- Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival
- Hugh Bowman
- Stradbroke Handicap
- Doncaster Mile
- Black Caviar
- Damien Oliver
- Queen Elizabeth Stakes
- Caulfield Guineas
- Peter Snowden
- Darren Weir
- Craig Williams
- James McDonald
- Blue Diamond Stakes
- Newmarket Handicap
- David Hayes