Graduation time – 3YO back in training

During the spring Australian Racing refocuses again on 2YO racing in an effort to find the next superstar of racing. But just as exciting and often more rewarding can be the return to the track of the 3YO thoroughbred and for many the first full race preparation. On a soft track at Wyong yesterday the first miRunners horse, Saganaki, stretched his legs on the track for the first time this Spring. Owners were ready to see what this gelding had in the tank now he was a 3YO. And he did not disappoint. Saganaki pinged from the gate and did…

Gai Waterhouse eyes maiden Geelong Cup

With the Geelong Cup aka The Gateway to Glory as it is affectionately known to many – due to it’s history of being one of the most reliable precursor guides to the result of the Melbourne Cup – less than 24 hours away we have decided to do a round up of all the miRunners trainers and their days input. Run at Geelong Racecourse over 2400m the open handicap offers prize money of $300,000 and runs the Wednesday after Caulfield Cup Day, around a fortnight before Melbourne Cup Day, and has done so since 1947. First held back in 1872…