Caufield Cup Barrier Draw

The field has been declared for Saturday’s $3 million Group I Caulfield Cup (2400m). A total of 22 acceptances were received for the feature handicap with European raider Quest For More, Godolphin duo Complacent and Magic Hurricane and the David Hayes and Tom Dabernig-trained Dibiyani declared as the four emergencies. Last year’s Melbourne Cup winner…

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Clark Wins Monthly Trainer’s Award

Mollie Clark’s milestone victory at Carnarvon has won her the Western Australian Racing Trainers’ Association Apprentice of the Month award for November. Clark celebrated her first success as a jockey when she guided veteran galloper Tindall to a fighting win over Redhage at Carnarvon’s final meeting of the season. It took Clarke, who is indentured…

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Criterion Presses Cox Plate Claims

Criterion chased Arc winner Golden Horn home at his last start but co-trainer David Hayes said the stallion dropped grades to beat a handy field in Saturday’s Group I Caulfield Stakes (2000m). Michael Walker rode Criterion to victory in the Caulfield Stakes. Photo: Darryl Sherer Criterion finished 5.3 lengths behind Arabian Queen, who inflicted Golden…

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Press Statement A Class Above

Press Statement’s wide barrier was never a factor as the Chris Waller-trained colt strode to a strong victory in Saturday’s Group I Caulfield Guineas (1600m). Press Statement taking out the Caulfield Guineas on Saturday. Photo: Darryl Sherer Pre-race discussion centred on jockey Hugh Bowman’s ability to get Press Statement into a good position from barrier…

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2015 Australian Horse Of The Year Results

Four wins at the highest level last season clinched Australian Horse Of The Year honours for Dissident. Dissident defeating Fawkner in last year’s Makybe Diva Stakes at Flemington. Photo: Darryl Sherer Dissident polled 119 votes, clear of dual Group I winner Brazen Beau (58) and Contributer (31), in the award decided by a national group…

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