Tag: 'Phillip Stokes'


Amade, Daqiansweet Junior edging closer to autumn return

Phillip Stokes has disclosed that Amade and Daqiansweet Junior are on the verge of commencing their autumn campaigns in the upcoming weeks.
Phillip Stokes Melbourne Cup 2023

How many Melbourne Cups has Phillip Stokes won?

How many Melbourne Cups has Phillip Stokes won in his career? we answer this and look at his 2023 Melbourne Cup hopes, where he will...

Amade snatches Geelong Cup with peach ride from Zac Spain

Phillip Stokes and Zac Spain have combined with Amade to take out the Group 3 Geelong Cup at Geelong on Wednesday afternoon.

Stretan Angel too good for the boys in Danehill Stakes

Despite a late drift with online bookmakers, Stretan Angel ($7.00) has proved too strong in the Group 2 Danehill Stakes (1100m) at Flemington

Deserved Stakes success for Savannah Cloud

Savannah Cloud scored a well-deserved black-type victory in a thrilling finish of the Listed Regal Roller Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield.
Zac Spain

Spain climbing Australian jockey ranks with Stokes stable

At 26 and with two Group 1 wins to his name, Zac Spain is confident he can continue climbing up the racing ranks in 2023.

Daqiansweet Junior in good shape for Melbourne Cup

Despite recent results, Daqiansweet Junior can run a competitive race in the Melbourne Cup for a few reasons, according to owner Terry Henderson.
Mileva Winning Sir John Monash Stakes

Stokes confident in a good performance from Mileva this Saturday

Fresh from a courageous victory last start in the Sir John Monash Stakes, Phillip Stokes is confident in another good performance from Mileva in the...
Daqiansweet Junior racing news

Everything going to plan for Daqiansweet Junior

Everything – except the rain which just won’t stop – has gone to plan for Phillip Stokes’ Daqiansweet Junior ahead of the $2 million Sydney...

Jamie Kah wins 5 and Adelaide Cup aboard Daqiansweet Junior

There is no doubt Jamie Kah is a modern-day legend of South Australian racing – a regular victor in Group 1 races around the country....
Daqiansweet Junior racing news

Daqiansweet Junior books a ticket to Tasmania

Following a fourth straight win this campaign, the Phillip Stokes-trained Daqiansweet Junior is being set for a run in the Hobart Cup on February 13.
Instant Celebrity

Stokes happy with Instant Celebrity ahead of Let’s Elope Stakes

Sangster Stakes-winning mare Instant Celebrity will look to add another win to her career record in the Group 2 Let’s Elope Stakes (1400m) at Flemington...

Amade set for light winter en route to 2021 Melbourne Cup

The Phillip Stokes-trained Amade is on the third line of Melbourne Cup betting after a strong win at Flemington in the William Newton VC Handicap.
Jamie Kah

Instant Celebrity Gets A New Jockey

Despite winning the Group 1 Robert Sangster Stakes on Saturday at Morphettville, the Phillip Stokes-trained Instant Celebrity is set for a new jockey in The...
Instant Celebrity

Instant Celebrity Claims Robert Sangster Stakes

On Friday morning, Instant Celebrity was given next to no chance by trainer Phillip Stokes heading into the Group 1 Robert Sangster Stakes. Come Saturday...
Instant Celebrity

Stokes Puts Instant Celebrity On Notice

Instant Celebrity was an instant success during the spring of 2020, winning her first four career starts, including the Group 2 Thousand Guineas Prelude at...

Mission: 2021 Group 1 Melbourne Cup for Amade

The Phillip Stokes-trained Amade could not have been more impressive when taking out the opener at Flemington on Sunday afternoon. His win in the William...

Ancestry set to rebound at Caulfield

Speedster Ancestry will appreciate a return to Caulfield and a break between races as he bids to return to winning form.
Good Idea

Good Idea ticking over nicely for Sydney Cup

Good Idea will be attempting a rare Cups double when he runs in the Sydney Cup at Randwick.
Mr Quickie

Melbourne and Sydney options for Mr Quickie

Connections of Mr Quickie are considering a trip to Sydney for the galloper while he will also be entered for a race in Melbourne.
Mr Quickie

Class rises to the top in Victoria Handicap

A big weight and wide draw has not been enough to stop Mr Quickie from taking out the Group 3 Victoria Handicap at Caulfield.

Former French stayer steps out in Easter Cup at Caulfield

One of the most interesting runners at Caulfield is Irish-bred French galloper Amade who makes his Australian debut in the Easter Cup.
Mr Quickie

Caulfield draw makes it tricky for Mr Quickie

The extreme outside barrier in the Group 3 Victoria Handicap at Caulfield will make for a tougher assignment for multiple Group 1 winner Mr Quickie.

Ancestry to take easier Mornington option

An easier option from a better draw will see Ancestry miss a Group 1 contest at The Valley for a Listed race at Mornington the...

Ancestry blows away rivals in Abell Stakes

Trainer Phillip Stokes has not ruled out starting Ancestry in Melbourne’s final Group 1 race of the season after the gelding outsped his rivals to...