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Shark Bites: BMW Caulfield Cup Day Preview

BMW Caulfield Cup Day marks one of the great days on my social and sporting calendar. It marks “The Annual”, a get together of a group of like-minded individuals that I grew up with in the south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne. We spent our formative years knocking around local cricket and footy clubs, now we indulge in … Continue reading “Shark Bites: BMW Caulfield Cup Day Preview”


Shark Bites: Catanach’s Jeweller’s Blue Sapphire Stakes Day Preview

You’ve got to give it to the Melbourne Racing Club. Not only has the decision to move the Thousand Guineas to Caulfield Guineas day provided the extra dollop of rich, velvety cream on an already glorious cake, the creation of the Blue Sapphire meant that the Wednesday leg of the three-day Caulfield Cup Carnival was … Continue reading “Shark Bites: Catanach’s Jeweller’s Blue Sapphire Stakes Day Preview”


Shark Bites: Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Day Preview

I was casually strolling through the Medallion Bar at Caulfield on Hyland Race Colours Underwood Stakes Day, minding my own business, with half an eye on the time so I didn’t miss the first. As I’d tipped in this very blog, I was very keen on South Aussie Steel Frost and I was determined to … Continue reading “Shark Bites: Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Day Preview”


Shark Bites: Hyland Race Colours Underwood Stakes Preview

At the risk of going the early crow, I have had some fair dinkum amazing days on the punt on Underwood Stakes day.


Matt Hill, the new voice of Caulfield

New Victorian Metro Race Caller Matt Hill talks about where his love of racing began, what inspired him to begin calling races and what he’s most looking forward to ahead of his first Spring Carnival behind the microphone.


Unbeaten Caulfield trained colt Merchant Navy returns on Saturday

Unbeaten Caulfield trained colt Merchant Navy returns on Saturday, in the $150,750 Group 3 H.D.F. McNeil Stakes (1200m), as he begins his quest for Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas glory this spring.


Caulfield Gallops – Yankee Rose

Watch Star mare Yankee Rose have a gallop at Caulfield on Tuesday in preparation for the $1 million New Zealand Bloodstock Memsie Stakes on Saturday. The tune-up helps Yankee get familiar with her surroundings ahead of Saturday’s first-up assignment, which will also be her first start at Caulfield.


2017 Annual General Meeting Notice

The Annual General Meeting of members of the Victoria Amateur Turf Club (incorporating the Melbourne Racing Club) will be held in the Committee Room, 3rd Floor, Rupert Clarke Grandstand, Caulfield Racecourse, Station Street, Caulfield on Thursday 28 September at 6pm. The business of the Annual General Meeting will include: Confirmation of the minutes of 2016 … Continue reading “2017 Annual General Meeting Notice”