Tag: 'Lightning Stakes'

Esta La Roca

Kennewell in search of stakes spoils with Esta La Roca

It will be a homecoming of sorts for Lloyd Kennewell on Saturday when the Caulfield trainer tries to nab stakes success at his old stomping...
Morphettville racing tips

Morphettville tips, value bets & top odds | Saturday, July 31

HorseBetting's South Australian form analyst brings you his top tips, best value bets and quaddie numbers for the Morphettville meeting on Saturday, July 31, with...
Nature Strip

Nature Strip Back To Best With Dynamic Win

Melbourne's leading jockey Jamie Kah and champion sprinter Nature Strip have proven a perfect combination, racing away with the Black Caviar Lightning.

Owners, Public Locked Out Of Group One Day

The latest COVID-19 outbreak has again forced Victorian officials to close the doors to spectators, although racing will be allowed to continue.

Morton Hoping Star Perth Sprinter Is Elite

Twelve years after winning a Lightning Stakes with Scenic Blast, trainer Danny Morton is hoping to claim another with rising star Elite Street.

Waller Turns To Kah For His Equine Ferrari

Last year the Black Caviar Lightning was seen as a foregone conclusion for Nature Strip but he was the first horse beaten. He's back again...

Bivouac In Bid To Emulate Black Caviar

Brilliant four-year-old stallion Bivouac returns to his happy hunting ground of Flemington on Saturday when he takes on a superb Group One field.
Swats That

Team Corstens Take A Swat At Lightning

Trainer Troy Corstens says the performance of Swats That in the Black Caviar Lightning will give them a good gauge on where to aim her...

Fabergino Camp Stick To Flemington Formula

Tiarnna Robertson is hoping flying mare Fabergino can make it four from four over 1000 metres at Flemington when she steps out in the Black...

Kah Picks Up Plum Ride On Nature Strip

Melbourne's premiership pacesetter Jamie Kah is the new rider for Nature Strip, who has arrived in the southern capital ahead of the Lightning Stakes.
Nature Strip

Stars Edge Closer To Lightning Return

Two of the country's fastest horses, Bivouac and Nature Strip, have continued their autumn build up in a barrier trial at Rosehill.

Horse Racing History: Today in Racing 13th January

This day 13th January in horse racing news history From the extensive Horse Betting news archives we present the all the thoroughbred racing action in...
Jennifer Eccles

Headache draws for Ritchie

Shaune Ritchie thought he was in a nightmare on Wednesday. The Cambridge trainer was upbeat with his three runners heading into Trentham on Saturday, including...

Gytrash on target for Group 1 Newmarket Handicap

Trainer Gordon Richards is confident Lightning Stakes winner Gytrash will also be hard to beat in the Group One Newmarket Handicap at Flemington.
Mark Zahra

Mark Zahra to miss Australian Guineas day

Mark Zahra will miss the Australian Guineas meeting after failing in his appeal against the severity of an eight-meeting careless riding suspension.
Mark Zahra

Mark Zahra appeals careless riding penalty

Mark Zahra has appealed against the severity of an eight-meeting suspension for careless riding in the Group One Lightning Stakes on winner Gytrash.

Gytrash wins the Group 1 Lightning Stakes

Gytrash has upstaged two of Australia's best sprinters to win the Lightning Stakes, leaving Redzel and Nature Strip in his wake.
Black Caviar

Flemington salutes champion Black Caviar

Black Caviar has paraded before Flemington racegoers ahead of the Lightning Stakes on a day themed in her honour.
Nature Strip

A look at the Lightning Stakes

A look at the history of the Group One Lightning Stakes at Flemington.
Nature Strip

Nature Strip high on Royal Ascot wishlist

Nature Strip is the short-priced favourite to win the Lightning Stakes at Flemington at the beginning of a 2020 campaign which could include Royal Ascot.

Straight track experience to aid Tofane

Tofane will get further valuable straight-track experience in the Lightning Stakes ahead of her autumn target, the Newmarket Handicap.
Calvin McEvoy

Despatch ready for tough Lightning test

Co-trainer Calvin McEvoy is under no illusion about the task confronting Despatch in the Lightning Stakes at Flemington.
Black Caviar

Black Caviar to attend Lightning Stakes

Retires champion Black Caviar will make a rare racetrack appearance when she is paraded before the Lightning Stakes at Flemington.
Loving Gaby

Williams loves Gaby ahead of return

Jockey Craig Williams is looking forward to re-uniting with Loving Gaby when she returns in the Group One Lightning Stakes at Flemington.

Tough test awaits Gytrash in Group 1 Lightning

Unbeaten in two Flemington starts, South Australian sprinter Gytrash will be opposed to some quality sprinters when he resumes in the Lightning Stakes.