Tag: 'Cox Plate'

Aidan O'Brien

Aidan O’Brien Sending Stars To Melbourne

Irish master trainer Aidan O'Brien has placed six horses into quarantine for the Melbourne spring carnival headed by 2019 Epsom Derby winner Anthony Van Dyck.
Mark Zahra

Fierce Impact Holds Off Russian Camelot

Fierce Impact has recorded his third Group One win over 1600 metres when fending off the exciting Russian Camelot to claim the Makybe Diva Stakes.

Giant galloper Behemoth wins Memsie Stakes

Behemoth, who was sold for $120,000 as a weanling and then $6,000 as a yearling, has recorded his first Group One win in the Memsie...

Holyfield races into Guineas calculations

Holyfield has capped a successful afternoon for trainers Ciaron Maher and David Eustace with a classy victory in the Ming Dynasty Quality at Rosehill.
Verry Elleegant

Verry good mare outclasses rich Group 1 field

Verry Elleegant has made a stunning return to win the Winx Stakes at Randwick, overcoming a quality field in the first Group One race of...

Hickmott’s stars thriving at Mount Macedon

Trainer Rob Hickmott has returned to the Mount Macedon property from which he prepared two Melbourne Cup winners for leviathan owner Lloyd Williams.
North Pacific

Rising star North Pacific on Golden path

Hawkes Racing are renowned for their success with well-bred colts and the trainers look to have another budding star in Golden Rose fancy North Pacific.
Saeed Bin Suroor

Cox Plate placegetter back for UK campaign

Saeed bin Suroor's stable star Benbatl is back in training ahead of a return to action near the end of the UK summer.
Damian Lane

Damian Lane returns for start of 2020-21

Damian Lane has finished his latest riding stint in Japan and will be back in Australian action at the start of the new racing season.
Giles Thompson

Minimum prize money restored for Vic races

Racing Victoria will restore minimum prize money levels from August and the majority of feature spring races will carry the same prize purses as 2019.

Further tests planned for Harbour Views

After failing as favourite at Caulfield, Harbour Views is undergoing further test to rule out any respiratory issues.
Cox Plate

Japanese star shares top billing for Plate

One of Japan's best four-year-old mares has been promoted to favouritism for the WS Cox Plate after winning the Takarazuka Kinen.
Pat Hyland

Pat Hyland retires after successful career

Melbourne Cup-winning jockey and successful trainer Pat Hyland has called an end to his career in racing.
Harbour Views

Harbour Views passes crucial Valley test

Harbour Views has relished the rise to 2040m with a dominant victory in the Inglis July Sales Series Handicap, his first start at The Valley.
Harbour Views

Harbour Views gets first try at The Valley

With spring aspirations centred around The Valley, Harbour Views is set to have his first try at the track in the Inglis July Sales Series...

Mystic Journey readies for spring return

Star Tasmanian mare Mystic Journey may have to race through the spring without her trainer Adam Trinder for company.
Django Freeman

Valley test for spring hope Django Freeman

German import Django Freeman's performance in a 2040m winter handicap at The Valley will give trainer Robert Hickmott with a clearer guide heading into spring.
Michael Browell

Spring carnival changes to suit The Valley

Proposed changes to the Melbourne spring carnival may prove beneficial to Moonee Valley giving them a two-day carnival on successive Saturdays.
Grahame Begg

Spring uncertainty puts Begg plans on hold

Grahame Begg says any changes to the Melbourne spring carnival need to announced as soon as possible so trainers can begin planning programs for their...
Damian Lane

Damian Lane set to continue Japan sojourn

Leading Melbourne jockey Damian Lane expects to receive approval to continue riding in Japan during the Australian off-season.
Melbourne Cup

VRC planning for Melbourne Cup in November

The Victoria Racing Club is hoping it can run the Melbourne Cup on its traditional date in November.
Cox Plate

Coronavirus could delay Cox Plate a year

If crowds continue to be locked out of racing, the Moonee Valley Racing Club may consider postponing the 100th running of the Cox Plate.
Moira Murdoch

The little horse who won hearts and a great race

As only one of two women to have trained the winner in the 99-year history of the Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m), New Zealander Moira...
Yoshito Yahagi

Japanese horse Mozu Ascot to run in Sydney

Japanese horse Mozu Ascot has raced his way to a start in the Doncaster Mile for Cox Plate-winning trainer Yoshito Yahagi.
Lys Gracieux

Lys Gracieux named Japanese champion horse

Cox Plate winner Lys Gracieux has been honoured with Japan's highest award, Horse of the Year, in an almost unanimous vote.