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Crown Oaks a Possibility for Bengal Cat

Crown Oaks a Possibility for Bengal Cat

29 Jun, 2015

John Sadler has experienced notable success with with his talented racing contingent already this season, and believes he may have unearthed a legitimate 2015 Crown Oaks (2500m) contestant in Bengal Cat.

John Sadler is excited by the Spring Carnival prospects of Bengal Cat. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Bengal Cat has appeared at the races …

Ladbrokes launches $3 Million MegaPick

Ladbrokes launches $3 Million MegaPick

11 Oct, 2014

Ladbrokes Australia launches its huge Spring Racing Carnival promotion, the $3 Million MegaPick, today on the Caulfield Guineas Day massive ten race program.

Ladbrokes launches the $3,000,000 MegaPick for the Spring Carnival.

Ladbrokes.com.au customers can get a chance to win $3 million for just $3 if they can pick the winners of the last eight …

Oaks History on Wakeful Winner Zydeco’s Side

Oaks History on Wakeful Winner Zydeco’s Side

7 Nov, 2012

When Zydeco stormed down the outside to claim a two-length victory in the Group 2 Wakeful Stakes (2000m) on Saturday she announced herself as the one to beat in Thursday’s Group 1 Crown Oaks (2500m) at Flemington.

Zydeco has history on her side heading into the Oaks. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Now, not …

Alzora Wins Ethereal Stakes on Way to Oaks

Alzora Wins Ethereal Stakes on Way to Oaks

20 Oct, 2012

David Hayes-trained filly Alzora shot into VRC Oaks (2500m) contention when breaking her maiden status in the Listed Ethereal Stakes (2000m) at Caulfield today.

Alzora is heading towards the Oaks after winning the Listed Ethereal Stakes. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

It was the ninth start of Alzora’s career and she showed an appreciation …

Mosheen Bypasses Guineas For Vinery Stud Stakes Start

Mosheen Bypasses Guineas For Vinery Stud Stakes Start

19 Mar, 2012

Mosheen’s camp will turn down the opportunity to clinch the Triple Crown in Group 1 Rosehill Guineas in favour of racing her own sex in the Vinery Stud Stakes at Rosehill on April 7.

The three-year-old will face off against her own age in the 2,000 metre race before going on the the Australian Oaks …

Bart Cummings Seeks 10th VRC Oaks With Gliding

Bart Cummings Seeks 10th VRC Oaks With Gliding

2 Nov, 2011

Legendary trainer Bart Cummings will line up his promising young filly Gliding in tomorrow’s VRC Oaks at Flemington in the hope of securing the race for the tenth time.

Gliding, who finished fourth in the Group 2 Wakeful Stakes last start, will be one of just 11 three-year-olds in the $1 million race.

Jockey Darren …

Leg Injury Rules Atlantic Jewel Out Of Oaks

Leg Injury Rules Atlantic Jewel Out Of Oaks

30 Oct, 2011

Atlantic Jewel will miss the Crown Oaks because of a leg injury

Unbeaten filly Atlantic Jewel has been ruled out of the $1 million Crown Oaksnext Thursday after pulling up with a hamstring injury.

The ailment was discovered after Atlantic Jewel’s seven length Wakeful Stakes win at Flemington yesterday.

The three-year-old rose to fame after …

Gliding is Bart’s Oaks hope after winning the Ethereal Stakes at Caulfield

Gliding is Bart’s Oaks hope after winning the Ethereal Stakes at Caulfield

15 Oct, 2011

Gliding wins the Listed Ethereal Stakes for trainer Bart Cummings

Racing‘s living legend Bart Cummings unveiled another VRC Oaks prospect when Gliding won the Listed Ethereal Stakes (2000m) at Caulfieldtoday.

The old firm of Cummings and Darren Beadman teamed up with the latter giving a perfect ride to the daughter of Flying Spur and Marrego.…

Moroney Looks To Make Magic At Caulfield

Moroney Looks To Make Magic At Caulfield

12 Aug, 2011

Three of Mike Moroney's most talented horses will resume tomorrow at Caulfield

Michael Moroney will go to Caulfield with high hopes tomorrow as he prepares to resume three of his most talented runners after winter spells.

Three-year-old colt African Pulse will be competing in the Listed Vain Stakes after a short break following his second …

Time Matters To Williams In PB Lawrence

Time Matters To Williams In PB Lawrence

12 Aug, 2011

Jockey Craig Williams is readying himself for a big day of riding at Caulfield tomorrow, when he will contest the Group 2 PB Lawrence Stakes with Time Matters.

While Williams holds high regard for the nine-year-old Time Matters, he understands he will have to contend with a high quality field.

“Of course at a weight-for-age …