Tag: 'The Bart Cummings'

Tralee Rose

Heatherlie Stakes first-up for Tralee Rose

Tralee Rose holds nominations for both the Group 1 Caulfield (2400m) and Group 1 Melbourne Cups (3200m) but trainer Symon Wilde is eyeing the Group...
Sherwood Forest

Pike on weather watch

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike will be keeping a close eye on the weather ahead of racing at Te Rapa on Saturday where Group One winner...
Tralee Rose

Wilde daring to dream with Tralee Rose

Symon Wilde is daring to dream with Tralee Rose this spring. The Warrnambool trainer has nominated the daughter of Tavistock for both the Group 1...
Sherwood Forest

Refreshed Pike looking forward to spring

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike was savouring the last few hours of a brief Queenstown getaway on Wednesday before the focus switches to overseeing his team...

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...

Persan Grabs Melbourne Cup Berth With Win

Persan's campaign started in March and he underlined his toughness and class with a win in The Bart Cummings, securing a golden ticket into the...
Shared Ambition

The Bart Cummings Best Bets, Tips & Horse Betting Preview

What The Bart Cummings Where Flemington Racecourse When Saturday, October 3, 2020 Prizemoney $300,000 Previous Winner Surprise Baby Full Race Profile The Bart Cummings: Read...

Cumani’s Creedence On Song For Bart Cummings

Matt Cumani believes The Bart Cummings is the right race for Creedence and would love to see him win to gain an automatic start in...
Archie Alexander

Firm Deck A Concern For Alexander’s Stayer

Archie Alexander believes former English stayer Young Rascal is ready to improve in The Bart Cummings but says he needs a forgiving track to produce...

Prince Steeled For A Scrap At Flemington

For the second year in a row, tough stayer Steel Prince will try to secure a Melbourne Cup start by winning a race that earns...

Aktau Back On Track For Turnbull Stakes

Aktau's most recent run was the first time he had been unplaced in Australia but trainer Mike Moroney said he was ready to bounce back...

Defining Day For Hickmott’s German Stayers

Robert Hickmott's stayers Schabau and Django Freeman need to win their respective feature races at Flemington if they are to progress to their spring goals.

Maher, Eustace land early Caulfield double

Ciaron Maher and David Eustace have produced two early winners at Caulfield, Persan and Al Galayel, who will both chase starts in the major staying...

Melbourne Cup dream alive for Super Girl

Bendigo trainer Josh Julius is chasing a Melbourne Cup start with Super Girl and the dream lives on after her last-to-first win at Sandown Hillside.
Young Rascal

OTI’s Cup hopes step out around the globe

Terry Henderson's OTI Racing has key runners all over the world this weekend, including former English stayer Young Rascal at Moonee Valley.

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.

Exemplar earns Melbourne Cup shot with win

Trainers Ciaron Maher and David Eustace will give in-form stayer Exemplar a chance to qualify for the Melbourne Cup following consecutive wins at Flemington.
Ciaron Maher

Mid-winter kick off for imported Cups hope

The Ciaron Maher and David Eustace stable will kick off the spring campaign of potential Cups contender South Pacific at Caulfield.

Short break for Schabau before spring prep

Robert Hickmott will give Schabau a short break before the stayer continues his path to The Bart Cummings in spring to try to cement a...

Schabau set for race return after injury

Promising stayer Schabau is set to make his race return over 2000m at Flemington having been off the scene since March last year because of...
Surprise Baby

Surprise Baby handled with kid gloves

Melbourne Cup Day 2020 will be like Christmas Day for Horsham trainer Paul Preusker with New Zealand-bred galloper Surprise Baby. The laconic horseman has purposely...

Surprise Baby books spot in Melbourne Cup

The Paul Preusker-trained Surprise Baby has firmed into favouritism for the Melbourne Cup after winning The Bart Cummings to book his ticket into the race.
Surprise Baby

Surprise Baby favourite to earn Cup berth

The TAB has taken a big bet on Surprise Baby to win the Melbourne Cup, the day before he attempts to win his way into...
Surprise Baby

Cup place up for grabs in Bart Cummings

The winner of The Bart Cummings will gain a ballot exemption into the Melbourne Cup via the 2500m-race at Flemington.
Glory Days

Glory Days pleases in Melbourne debut

It’s not often that a trainer leaves a racecourse with a smile on their face after finishing out of the money but that was the...