Member Login

Rhythm To Spare tackles first Melbourne Group One

It is a relatively quiet to the end of the carnival for Ballymore although our two Flemington runners – Rhythm To Spare and Garud – are both in-form horses competing in two of the day’s major events.

A horse always well regarded by the stable, Rhythm To Spare (pictured) just made it into the field for the $1 million Group One Emirates Stakes – and Michael Moroney is very pleased that he did.

“We think he is a real lightweight chance,” he said, happy to have secured the services of Kerrin McEvoy.

A somewhat unlucky third in the Sale Cup last time out – getting back on a track that suited the on-pacers, Rhythm To Spare was game in defeat having been so impressive saluting in easy fashion at Caulfield previously.

Having raced over the Queensland winter carnival, it was always intended that Rhythm To Spare would have a light spring but we were keen to see him tried at Group One level.

Yet to miss a placing in four starts at the mile of the Emirates, Rhythm To Spare jumps from barrier nine.

Meanwhile in-form champion jockey Damien Oliver – undoubtedly still on a high on the back of his third Melbourne Cup victory – teams up with Garud in the $300,000 Queen Elizabeth Stakes.

Pulling up well from his fifth in last Saturday’s Lexus, Garud has pleased us with his progress since – and Moroney was very happy with his last run.

“He ran the fastest last 200m there and the extra 100m on Saturday is only going to help him,” he said.

[09 Nov 13]

WEDNESDAY 21 FEB. AT AVONDALE (New Zealand)

WEDNESDAY 21 FEB. AT AVONDALE
[21 Feb 18] Three runners, including recent winner Wonder Woman (pictured)  more...

CHANCES AT CAULFIELD ON WEDNESDAY (Australia)

CHANCES AT CAULFIELD ON WEDNESDAY
[21 Feb 18] Three nice chances for the stable on Wednesday at Caulfield with Des Moines, Top Of The Range and Pedro Ximenez.  more...

DOUBLE AT CAULFIELD WITH HORSES OF PROMISE (Australia)

DOUBLE AT CAULFIELD WITH HORSES OF PROMISE
[21 Feb 18] Top Of The Range and Pedro Ximenez both scored strong wins at Caulfield on Wednesday with the hint of better races to come.  more...
BORN TO WIN (Aus) [28 Aug 17]
Girl Power! (NZ) [15 Sep 16]
100 Looms! (Aus) [21 Jul 16]
She's A Rose (Aus) [09 Jul 16]
Ararat Trio (Aus) [17 May 16]
Two Guineas! (Aus) [04 Mar 16]
Tulsa Resumes (Aus) [05 Feb 16]
Extra Smart! (Aus) [02 Sep 15]
Sandown Trio. (Aus) [01 Sep 15]
Rose Blooms! (Aus) [31 Aug 15]
Saturday Trio (Aus) [17 Jul 15]
Quiet Weekend (Aus) [25 Jun 15]
Sandown Trio (Aus) [03 Mar 15]
Garud At Best (Aus) [29 Dec 14]
Christmas Joy (Aus) [28 Dec 14]
Thursday Trio (Aus) [25 Nov 14]
RIP Araldo (Aus) [05 Nov 14]
Miz Flies! (Aus) [04 Aug 14]
Tasmanian Duo (Aus) [25 Feb 14]
Midweek Duo (Aus) [21 Jan 14]
Weekend Trio (Aus) [06 Dec 13]
Sale duo (Aus) [25 Sep 13]
On A Roll! (NZ) [17 Aug 13]
Te Rapa Duo (NZ) [15 Aug 13]
Confidence! (Aus) [26 Jul 13]
Lady Fires (Aus) [29 Mar 13]
Ararat Double (Aus) [12 Feb 13]
A Major win (Aus) [10 Nov 12]
Sale Saturday (Aus) [06 Sep 12]
A Magic start (Aus) [09 Apr 12]
Flashy flies! (Aus) [24 Mar 12]
Two for two! (Aus) [04 Nov 11]
What a week! (Aus) [03 Oct 11]
Born To Win! (Aus) [01 Oct 11]
Dashing Duke (Aus) [06 Jul 11]
She Rocks! (Aus) [18 Jun 11]
Busy weekend! (Aus) [03 Jun 11]
The Team (Aus) [09 Apr 11]
A Sale double (Aus) [28 Feb 11]
He's a Moral! (Aus) [18 Nov 10]
Oaks Day 2010 (Aus) [02 Nov 10]
A big weekend (Aus) [08 Jan 10]
Take That! (Aus) [02 Dec 09]