Archive for November, 2015

Mahuta wins 4th straight

Mahuta wins 4th straight

| November 15, 2015

Mahuta continued his meteoric rise when he strolled to his fourth straight win in Saturday’s Group Two Sandown Guineas (1600m). Prepared by the carnival’s leading trainer Darren Weir, Mahuta over came a three wide trip to win the day’s feature in emphatic style. Highly regarded kiwi Dal Cielo was second home, but was never a […]

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Turn Me Loose strong in Emirates win

Turn Me Loose strong in Emirates win

| November 8, 2015

Turn Me Loose ran his rivals ragged to claim the $1 million Emirates Stakes (1,600m) at Flemington to prove himself one of the spring’s dominant milers. It was a fitting result for trainer Murray Baker, whose star stayer Mongolian Khan is still struggling to overcome the effects of a colic attack that ruled him out […]

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Jameka races away with The Oaks

Jameka races away with The Oaks

| November 5, 2015

Thunderstorms earlier in the day could not dampen the hopes for Jameka in the VRC Oaks (2500m) at Flemington and the favourite duly saluted, becoming the eighth Inglis graduate to win the Group 1 fillies Classic in the last 12 years. Jameka (Myboycharlie x Mine Game) helped trainer Ciaron Maher to back-to-back wins in the […]

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Prince of Penzance wins Cup

Prince of Penzance wins Cup

| November 5, 2015

Michelle Payne became the first ever woman jockey to win the Melbourne Cup when she won Australia’s greatest race aboard Prince of Penzance. It has taken 155 years, but Payne, one of the youngest of the famous Payne racing family, galloped into history with a stunning performance aboard the Darren Weir trained gelding. “It’s unbelievable. I […]

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Tarzino in Derby romp

Tarzino in Derby romp

| November 1, 2015

Tarzino has emerged as a potential weight-for-age star of Australian racing with a trashing of his rivals in today’s Group One VRC Derby (2500m) at Flemington. Sent out the warm favourite after an outstanding third in the Moonee Valley Vase last week, Tarzino raced clear shortly after straightening and from there the result was never […]

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