News About: W.J. McKell Cup

Raw Impulse scratched from Moonee Valley assignment

Raw Impulse scratched from Moonee Valley assignment

17 Jun, 2016

Odds on favourite Raw Impulse has had to be scratched from the $90,000 Vital Healthcare Property Trust Handicap (2040m) at Moonee Valley on Saturday because of an elevated temperature.

Raw Impulse has been scratched from Moonee Valley because of an elevated temperature. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Trainer Darren Weir revealed on RSN’s Racing Ahead …

Ecuador all the way winner in W J McKell Cup

Ecuador all the way winner in W J McKell Cup

28 May, 2016

A front running win by Ecuador in the Listed $100,000 W J McKell Cup (2400m) at Randwick today has booked him a ticket to Queensland to run in the Brisbane Cup.

Ecuador scored an all the way win in the W J McKell Cup at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

In typical Gai Waterhouse style, …

Raw Impulse still outside chance to run in Doomben Cup

Raw Impulse still outside chance to run in Doomben Cup

12 May, 2016

English import Raw Impulse is still an outside chance of running in the Group 1 $650,000 Hardy Brothers Doomben Cup (2000m) at Doomben on May 21.

Raw Impulse, above, is still an outside chance to run in the Doomben Cup at Doomben. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Raw Impulse is an odds chance to collect …

La Amistad Drifts In Rowley Mile Betting

La Amistad Drifts In Rowley Mile Betting

21 Aug, 2014

Melbourne Cup hopeful La Amistad is set to take her place in the 2014 Rowley Mile field at Hawkesbury this afternoon, but she has been a significant drifter in betting markets for the Listed event.

La Amistad will start her 2014 Spring Racing Carnival campaign in the Rowley Mile at Hawkesbury this afternoon. Photo by: …

Melbourne Cup The Spring Goal For La Amistad

Melbourne Cup The Spring Goal For La Amistad

23 Jul, 2014

The 2014 Melbourne Cup will be the spring target for La Amistad, but co-trainer Wayne Hawkes admits that the progressive stayer will need to do everything right during the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival to qualify for the Group 1 event at Flemington on November 4.

La Amistad scored her maiden black type win in the …

Zephyron dodges wet track to win Premier’s Cup

Zephyron dodges wet track to win Premier’s Cup

24 May, 2014

Team Hawkes decision to dodge the wet track in Sydney paid dividends with Zephyron scoring a clear cut win in the Group 3 $125,000 Channel Seven Premier’s Cup (2200m) at Doomben today.

Zephyron will head to the Brisbane Cup after winning the Premier's Cup at Doomben. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Zephyron was also an acceptor …

La Amistad chasing black type in McKell Cup

La Amistad chasing black type in McKell Cup

23 May, 2014

Co-trainer Michael Hawkes says that La Amistad to ready to be tested in tougher company as she chases much sought after black type in the Listed $100,000 W J McKell Cup (2400m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Jockey James McDonlad will ride La Amistad in the McKell Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Daniel Costello.

La Amistad …

Improving stayer Zephyron steps up to 2200m of Premier’s Cup

Improving stayer Zephyron steps up to 2200m of Premier’s Cup

23 May, 2014

Improving stayer Zephyron will step up to 2200m as he makes his Brisbane Winter Carnival debut in the Group 3 $125,000 Channel Seven Premier’s Cup at Doomben on Saturday.

Zephyron is ready to tackle the 2200m of the Premier's Cup at Doomben. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Zephyron was also an acceptor for the …

Olive’s Stable Stars Look Towards Spring Campaigns

Olive’s Stable Stars Look Towards Spring Campaigns

27 Jul, 2011

Voice Commander is one of trainer Nick Olive's stable stars preparing for the Spring

Canberra trainer Nick Olive is currently preparing stable stars Zaratone and Voice Commander for their upcoming campaigns following recent spells.

Zaratone enjoyed a successful Sydney autumn carnival campaign earlier in the year, winning three of his six race starts.

“I was …