Tag: 'Verry Elleegant'

Bruce Marsh

Glowing praise for McDonald from fellow Melbourne Cup-winning jockey

Fifty years after adding his name to the honour roll of Melbourne Cup-winning jockeys, Bruce Marsh has paid the ultimate compliment to the latest New...
Damien Oliver wins the Oaks

Punt Drunk: Oliver equals G1 record with yet another Oaks win

There have been plenty of highs and lows this week, especially for leviathan owner Brae Sokolski, while champion hoop Damien Oliver took Cup Week up...

NZ sires to the fore in Australia

The NZ suffix has featured prominently in Australia this spring, so it’s no surprise a couple of Kiwi stallions are featuring prominently on the Australian...
Beaudz Well

Travel restraints prevented Zed’s Cup double up

Zed may well have had two runners in this year’s Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) had it not been for the current complications of trans-Tasman...
Spirit of Gaylard

Spirit of Gaylard adds to Kiwi dominance

Just two races after Verry Elleegant’s dominant Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) victory, fellow New Zealand-bred Spirit of Gaylard continued the Kiwi flavour at Flemington...
Verry Elleegant wins 2021 Melbourne Cup

Who won the 2021 Melbourne Cup?

The 2021 Melbourne Cup was a big one for several reasons. The crowds were back, the sun was out, and we had one of the...
James McDonald

How many Melbourne Cups has James McDonald won?

James McDonald is widely regarded as the best jockey in Australia racing at the moment, but how many times has he won the Melbourne Cup?...
Verry Elleegant

Bishara verry excited as Melbourne Cup looms

Twelve months on from having his first runner in the Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m), Nick Bishara is just as excited as he was last...
Golden Sixty

Hong Kong International Races attracts a bounty of nominations

The 2021 LONGINES Hong Kong International Races has attracted a galaxy of global and local stars with 135 world-class horses included in a glittering entry,...
Japanese star Keiai Nautique

Keiai Nautique left out of final field for 2021 Cox Plate

The final field for this Saturday’s running of the 101st W.S. Cox Plate was announced on Tuesday morning, and it is not without some controversy.
Chris Waller

Waller & Verry Elleegant clean up at Racehorse of the Year awards

For the sixth year in a row, Chris Waller has trained the Australian Racehorse of the Year, with his champion mare Verry Elleegant receiving the...
Verry Elleegant wins Caulfield Cup

Big names missing from Caulfield Cup & Cox Plate nominations

Both the Caulfield Cup and Cox Plate fields got one step closer to being finalised on Tuesday, and there were some notable absentees as the...

2021 Turnbull Stakes runner-by-runner preview & betting tips

The 2021 Turnbull Stakes is the feature event at Flemington, and HorseBetting.com.au's James Herbert presents his runner-by-runner preview for the $1 million feature on Saturday,...

Punt Drunk: Verry Elleegant propels herself to legend status

Punt Drunk takes a look back at the incredible victory by Verry Elleegant in the Group 1 George Main Stakes and some the other big...
Verry Elleegant

Verry Elleegant claims the 2021 George Main Stakes

Verry Elleegant has made it a ninth Group 1 victory in the $1M George Main Stakes, defeating Riodini and Think It Over on Saturday afternoon...
Nick Bishara

Champion mare helps alleviate Bishara’s lockdown blues

Auckland’s extended lockdown is wearing thin with trainer Nick Bishara but the anticipation of another big weekend of racing is giving him some respite. Bishara...
Randwick racing preview

Randwick race-by-race preview & best bets | Saturday 18/9/2021

HorseBetting's NSW racing analyst brings you his top selections for every race on George Main Stakes Day at Royal Randwick, including his best bets and...
Verry Elleegant

2021 George Main Stakes betting tips & form guide | Randwick R7

HorseBetting's Nicholas Lloyd takes a look at every runner in the Group 1 George Main Stakes and brings you his top selections and betting strategy...
Star jockey Jamie Kah

Kah, Price & Allen snare jockey gongs at Victorian Racing Awards

Victoria’s star performers were acknowledged on Sunday night at the 2020-21 Victorian Racing Awards, where Jamie Kah, Will Price and training duo Ciaron Maher &...
Verry Elleegant

Verry Elleegant heads Australian Racehorse of the Year nominees

Nominations for the Australian Racehorse of the Year awards were announced by Racing NSW on Friday, with the champion horses set to be revealed on...
Bold Bourbon

Bishara toasting Bold Bourbon’s success

Nicholas Bishara is brimming with enthusiasm after Bold Bourbon’s debut win at Matamata on Wednesday. The South Auckland horseman hasn’t been as excited about a...
Brett Prebble on Behemoth after Memsie Stakes win

Punt Drunk: A Behemoth weekend capped off with a Group 1 win

Punt Drunk takes a look at some of the major news stories in the racing world from over the weekend, including the crazy 48 hours...
Success kid meme

Punt Drunk: Buckle up, buckaroos – Group 1 racing is back!

Punt Drunk takes a look at some of the major news stories in the racing world this week as we head into the Winx Stakes...
Verry Elleegant

2021 Winx Stakes preview & best bets | Randwick | August 21

HorseBetting’s Sydney form analyst brings you his top betting picks in the first Group 1 of the 2021/22 Australian racing season, the $500,000 Winx Stakes.
Verry Elleegant

Zahra to ride Verry Elleegant during Melbourne Spring Carnival

Last year’s Caulfield Cup winner, Verry Elleegant, will be reunited with Mark Zahra when she heads to Melbourne later on this Spring Carnival.