Tag: 'Empire Rose Stakes'


Home Ground Avantage

Connections of star mare Avantage have opted to keep the six-year-old on home soil as she works towards a start in the Group 2 Valachi...
Sword Of State

Sword in healthy state

Last season’s outstanding juvenile Sword Of State was back in action at the Cambridge trials on Tuesday, where he finished second under a hold over...
Melody Belle

Bosson farewells Melody Belle

Opie Bosson knows the time is right for Melody Belle to stop racing. But it didn’t mean he wasn’t affected by it. Melody Belle ended...
Shout The Bar

Oliver Says Bott’s Blinker Idea Wins Race

Damien Oliver wasn't impressed by Shout The Bar's trackwork midweek but the addition of blinkers on race day has proven to be a masterstroke.
Pretty Brazen

Empire Rose Stakes 2020 runner-by-runner betting preview

HorseBetting.com.au brings you the latest odds and best bets for Saturday's Group 1 Empire Rose Stakes at Flemington.
Mystic Journey

Trinder Fearful Of Young Mystic In Rose

Adam Trinder's star mare Mystic Journey is back to her best but her threat at Flemington could be lightweight Odeum who will carry eight kilos...
Redwood Shadow

Price Ready For A Big Week At Flemington

Trainers Mick Price and Michael Kent Junior will saddle up three Group One runners at Flemington, including Redwood Shadow in the Victoria Derby.
James Cummings

Flit Could Bypass Eagle For Interstate Group 1

The $7.5 million Golden Eagle is just one of the targets being considered for Godolphin mare Flit after her return to the winner's circle at...

Winx Stakes first-up target for Dreamforce

Trainer John Thompson plans to have George Ryder Stakes winner Dreamforce wound-up for a first-up tilt at the Winx Stakes next month.
Melody Belle

Melody Belle wins Group One Empire Rose

New Zealander Melody Belle has won the Empire Rose Stakes, the principal race for fillies and mares at Flemington during the Melbourne Cup carnival.
Miss Siska

Miss Siska peaking at right time for Group 1

Trainer Grahame Begg believes Miss Siska is over the odds in the Group One Empire Rose Stakes at Flemington.
Melody Belle

A guide to the $1m Group One Empire Rose

A guide to the $1 million Group One Empire Rose Stakes, formerly known as the Myer Classic, a race for fillies and mares on Victoria...
Princess Jenni

Princess Jenni set to shine in Empire Rose

After her luckless run in the Toorak Handicap, the David Brideoake-trained Princess Jenni can bounce back in the Group One Empire Rose Stakes at Flemington.
Wendy Roche

Horse float vandalised, tyres slashed

A Sydney trainer has had her horse float sabotaged just hours before her star horse was due to travel to Melbourne for a Group One...

Aristia aims for another Flemington Group 1 win

Four-year-old mare Aristia will be striving to add the Group One Empire Rose Stakes at Flemington to her win in the VRC Oaks 12 months...
Soul Patch

Keys with two Group 1 contenders on Derby day

Ken Keys will be hoping either Soul Patch or Spanish Reef can provide the trainer with his first Group One win on Victoria Derby day...

Wide draw for Melody Belle in Empire Rose

Nine-time New Zealand Group One winner Melody Belle has drawn barrier 13 of 16 in the Group One Empire Stakes at Flemington.
James Cummings

Cummings fears Melody Belle in Empire Rose

James Cummings has Pohutukawa and Savatiano set for the Group One Empire Rose Stakes but the trainer fears star New Zealand mare Melody Belle.
Melody Belle

Melody Belle for Group 1, Shark goes home

Trainer Jamie Richards will turn his attention to Melody Belle in Melbourne while Cox Plate third placegetter Te Akau Shark has a break.
Spanish Reef

Spanish Reef returns to form at Caulfield

Trainer Ken Keys will chase a Group One victory with his mare Spanish Reef after her win in the Ladies' Vase at Caulfield.
Baccarat Baby

Baccarat Baby earns Group 1 Melbourne campaign

Baccarat Baby will join stablemate Alligator Blood on a Group One mission in Melbourne after the mare scored a first-up win at Eagle Farm.

Angelic Ruler chases first Melbourne win

After four placings in stakes race from as many starts, Perth mare Angelic Ruler will attempt her first Melbourne win in the Blazer Stakes at...
Loving Gaby

Loving Gaby makes winning return at Valley

Quality filly Loving Gaby has made a winning start to her spring preparation in the Scarborough Stakes at The Valley on her way towards the...
Loving Gaby

Empire Rose Stakes aim for Loving Gaby

Having missed the early part of the spring carnival, talented filly Loving Gaby is being aimed towards the Group One Empire Rose Stakes at Flemington.

Spring build-up begins for Princess Jenni

David Brideoake is not in any rush with Group One winner Princess Jenni, preferring a slow build-up to her target of the Empire Rose Stakes...