Turnbull Stakes

Horse Racing

Cup winner out of Turnbull Stakes; Cup favourite in

Michael Sharkie The withdrawal of several Lloyd Williams horses, including 2012 Melbourne Cup winner Green Moon, enables 2013 favourite Puissance De Lune into the Turnbull Stakes field.


Happy Trails takes out Turnbull Stakes

Happy Trails

South Australian galloper Happy Trails has upset a host of Caulfield Cup and Melbourne Cup hopefuls in the Group 1 Turnbull Stakes at Flemington.

Five reasons why December Draw can win the Turnbull Stakes

December Draw

Michael Sharkie The Turnbull Stakes is always a crucial race as far as the spring majors are concerned.

Horse Racing

Green Moon salutes in Turnbull Stakes

Green Moon

Michael Sharkie European import Green Moon confirmed his place as the leading locally trained Melbourne Cup seed when he defied a horrid wide run to win the Turnbull Stakes.

Horse racing

Waller trio faces uphill task in Ranvet to remember

Chris Wallers' horse.

Chris Roots Chris Waller takes on the big guns in the Ranvet with three runners - last year's winner Foreteller, Hawkspur and Moriarty.


Royal mare spearheads Waller's stellar team

Chris Waller

Chris Roots Bookmakers might have Hawkspur and Royal Descent at the top of Caulfield Cup markets but Saturday's Turnbull Stakes could be the defining run of their spring.

Hoop grabs group 1 chance to impress powerful Hayes stable

David Hayes

Patrick Bartley With some of Australia's most polished jockeys ready to descend on Victorian racing in the coming weeks, Daniel Moor needs no more reminding that even the faintest hope of a feature race win at this...

Boss poised to put stayer back into spring orbit

Max Presnell dinkus

Max Presnell SUBTLE advantages hold the key to the group 1s at Royal Randwick and Flemington, particularly with Puissance De Lune in the Turnbull Stakes down south.

Horse Racing

Cup winners likely to be among Turnbull starters

Fiorente is favoured to win the Turnbull Stakes.

Ray Huxley The Turnbull Stakes might well be named the Legends Stakes such is the quality of horses.

Horse Racing

Platelet has Weir smiling with win

Michelle Payne rides Platelet to victory in the Gilgai Stakes.

Michael Lynch Darren Weir goes from disappointment of group 1 defeat to joy of victory at group 2 level.


Zoustar rising fast to the top: Cassidy


Adam Pengilly Chris Waller was a pioneer in bringing imported horses to the southern hemisphere, but Zoustar shapes as a horse capable of taking Sydney's premier trainer the other way after an arrogant win in the...

Horse Racing

Fiorente's smashing Plate run

From left, Nash Rawiller on Fiorente, Nick Hall on Fawkner, Dwayne Dunn on Happy Trails (winner), Glen Boss on Puissance de Lune and Michael Walker on Hawkspur in the Turnbull Stakes.

Patrick Bartley Turnbull Stakes confuses matters as far as this year's group 1 Cox Plate is concerned.

Happy days as outsider springs top-line boilover

turnbull Stakes South Australian Happy Trails has upset a host of Caulfield and Melbourne Cup hopefuls in the group 1 Turnbull Stakes at Flemington.

Horse Racing

Top win sets up Plate bid

Full of grit: Dwayne Dunn salutes as Happy Trails crosses the line to win the Turnbull Stakes.

Patrick Bartley Happy Trails poised for Cox Plate after gritty victory in one of the toughest Turnbull Stakes.

Horse Racing

Laing hopes Rakti's son has a bit of his dad's mongrel

Polanski is a horse who has already generated headlines for the wrong reason

Michael Lynch Turnbull Stakes Day traditionally regarded as crucial meeting for Cups and Cox Plate contenders.

Horse Racing

Stewards to cast eye on Dundeel over injury fears

It's A Dundeel walks off the track after a trackwork session at Flemington on October 1.

Patrick Bartley Racing Victoria stewards will inspect Cox Plate second favourite It's A Dundeel on Monday.

Horse Racing

Where there's a will, there's a way

Lloyd Williams with Green Moon.

Patrick Bartley Lloyd Williams could boast up to a quarter of the cup runners.

Horse Racing

Jet takes a shortcut on path to cup

Jet Away

Michael Lynch Three European-trained horses have won the Caulfield Cup in the past 14 years.


It's A Dundeel in doubt for Jewel rematch

It's a Dundeel defeats  Atlantic Jewel.

Patrick Bartley Racing Victoria stewards will inspect heavily supported Cox Plate second favourite It's A Dundeel on Monday following the four-year-old's ongoing battle with a mystery leg abscess.


Rawiller on outer as Oliver looks set to take over on Fiorente

(Far left) Nash Rawiller riding Fiorente.

Patrick Bartley Damien Oliver will replace Sydney's leading jockey Nash Rawiller on Melbourne Cup favourite Fiorente in the Cox Plate and the Cup, a switch expected to be confirmed on Monday.