News About: William Reid Stakes

Flamberge has great chance to win 2nd Oakleigh Plate

Flamberge has great chance to win 2nd Oakleigh Plate

23 Feb, 2017

Jockey Brad Rawiller is giving his mount Flamberge a great chance to score back to back wins in the Group 1 $500,000 The Resimax Group Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Flamberge, above, is in line to win back to back Oakleigh Plates at Caulfield. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Former trainer Peter Moody prepared …

Weir has 4 nominations for Australia Stakes

Weir has 4 nominations for Australia Stakes

23 Jan, 2017

Melbourne’s premiership winning trainer Darren Weir has four of the eighteen horses nominated for the Group 2 $200,000 Browns Sawdust And Savings Australia Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley on Friday night.

Black Heart Bart, above, is one of four horses trainer Darren Weir has nominated for the Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley. Photo by Ultimate …

Lucky Hussler ready to defend Magic Millions Cup title

Lucky Hussler ready to defend Magic Millions Cup title

9 Jan, 2017

Dual Group 1 winner Lucky Hussler is ready to defend his title in the $1m Woodford Reserve Magic Millions Cup (1400m) at the Gold Coast on Saturday.

Lucky Hussler, above, is primed to win back to back Magic Millions Cups at the Gold Coast. Photo by Steve Hart.

Lucky Hussler scored a comfortable win over …

2016 Manikato Stakes Form: Japonisme has to find best form

2016 Manikato Stakes Form: Japonisme has to find best form

21 Oct, 2016

Trainer Chris Waller admits that Japonisme has to find his winning Autumn Carnival form if he is to be competitive in the Group 1 $1m Manikato Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley tonight.

Japonisme, above, is one of the outsiders of the Manikato Stakes field at Moonee Valley. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Japonisme is a …

Track specialist Holler returns in the Manikato Stakes

Track specialist Holler returns in the Manikato Stakes

20 Oct, 2016

Track specialist Holler returns to Moonee Valley on Friday night to take on a slick field of sprinters in the Group 1 $1m Manikato Stakes (1200m).

Track specialist Holler, above, returns to Moonee Valley in the Manikato Stakes. Photo by

The John O’Shea trained Holler has visited Moonee Valley on three occasions for two wins …

Japonisme on G1 build up in Concorde Stakes

Japonisme on G1 build up in Concorde Stakes

2 Sep, 2016

Smart sprinter Japonisme is on a Group 1 build up when he resumes for the Spring Carnival in the Group 3 $125,000 James Boag’s Premium Concorde Stakes (1000m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Japonisme, above, will resume in the Conorde Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Leading trainer Chris Waller has earmarked Group 1 …

Holler to miss July Cup, Spring Carnival a priority

Holler to miss July Cup, Spring Carnival a priority

22 Jun, 2016

Trainer John O’Shea will bypass the Group 1 £500,000 Darley July Cup (6 furlong) at Newmarket on July 9 with Holler and has sent the three year old home to prepare for the Spring Carnival.

Holler will return to Australia and be prapared for the Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.…

The Quarterback to clash again with Chautauqua in the Spring

The Quarterback to clash again with Chautauqua in the Spring

20 Jun, 2016

The Quarterback is set to clash again with the world’s highest rated sprinter Chautauqua during a short Melbourne Spring Carnival campaign.

The Quarterback, above, is set to clash again with Chautauqau in the Spring. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

In a close three way finish The Quarterback nosed out the Darren Weir trained Black Heat …

Holler to be fitter in July Cup after Diamond Jubilee Stakes defeat

Holler to be fitter in July Cup after Diamond Jubilee Stakes defeat

20 Jun, 2016

Trainer John O’Shea believes that Holler will strip a much fitter horse when he lines up in the Group 1 £500,000 Darley July Cup (6 furlong) at Newmarket on July 9 after failing to run a place in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot last Saturday.

Holler, above, was unplaced in the Diamond Jubilee …

Gai Waterhouse Classic Ideal for Scarlet Billows

Gai Waterhouse Classic Ideal for Scarlet Billows

17 Jun, 2016

Darren Weir is confident Scarlet Billows will relish a step back in class when she lines up for the Listed Gai Waterhouse Classic (1350m) at Ipswich Racecourse this weekend.

Scarlet Billows will relish a return to fillies and mares’ company in the Gai Waterhouse Classic at Ipswich. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

A Stakes winner through …