Jameka A Dominant Winner Of The Caulfield Cup

Jameka defeated Godolphin’s raider Scottish (Teofilo), with third placed Exospheric (Beat Hollow) another three quarters of a length away. Time was 2:28.88 with the last 600 metres covered in 35.72. The mare’s easy victory prompted the VRC’s handicapper to give Jameka a 1.5 kilogram penalty for 1 November’s $6,000,000 Melbourne Cup (Gr 1, 3200m) taking... Read More

Cannot Be Serios (NZ)

Trained by Michael Freedman, Cannot Be Serios scored a good win on debut having finished fourth in a Randwick barrier trial over 730 metres on 20 September. The gelding went to the front from barrier four in the small seven-horse field under Tye Angland. Settling nicely in the lead, Cannot Be Serios then dashed clear... Read More

Three-Year-Old Colt Star Turn A Star Sectional Times Performer At Caulfield

After a smart beginning, he eventually drove through to share a hotly contested lead, before taking a clear break shortly after turning for home. Star Turn then went on to score by just over two lengths, easily beating his older rivals Malaguerra (Magnus) and Fell Swoop (Not A Single Doubt) clocking a fast 1:02.89 for... Read More

Churchill Authoritative In Dewhurst

The colt has now won each of his five starts over seven furlongs, including two victories at Group One level having beaten Mehmas (Acclamation) by four and a quarter lengths in the National Stakes (Gr 1, 7f) at his previous start. Sent off the 8-11 favourite, Churchill travelled strongly throughout in midfield under Ryan Moore,... Read More

Divine Prophet Brings Just Reward For Breeder In The Caulfield Guineas

At the line, the margin was only a head while third placed Hey Doc (Duporth) was another half length back in third place. Race time was 1:36.51 with a final 600 metre sectional time of 35.38. Significance of the win from the viewpoint of future stallion value is great and for breeder/owner Tony Falcone and... Read More

When Will Racing’s Governing Bodies And Its Stewards Stop Bringing Racing Into Disrepute?

  It’s a funny thing integrity! Bit like children perhaps. Ought to be seen (to be done) but not heard.   While there are, of course, no degrees of honesty or integrity the racing game has a multitude of grey areas which need balanced and considered policing. After all, nobody genuinely believes that every staying... Read More