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Herald Sun Form Guide : February 8th 2013
54 Herald Sun, Friday, February 8, 2013 heraldsun.com.au + + + + FB123 C M Y K DHS 8-FEB-2013 PAGE 54 FIRST MELBOURNE RACING CLUB Caulfield and Mornington Tomorrow's Festival Family Day at Caulfield combines prestigious racing with the first leg of the G1 Middle Distance Championship. Free entertainment includes pony rides, mini golf, face-painting, an animal farm and even dodgem cars. Enjoy the races trackside or in the new rooftop G1 Pavilion. Blue Diamond Stakes Day marries the glamour of spring with the relaxed atmosphere of the Festival of Racing -- more than $50,000 in prizes is on offer in the Blue Diamond Fashion Stakes. The racing features two G1 Championship races and the state's richest two-year-old race, the Blue Diamond. Key dates Saturday, February 9 Festival Family Day, Caulfield $400,000 Group 1 Sportingbet C.F. Orr Stakes (1400m)[G1] $220,000 Group 2 Hyland Race Colours Autumn Stakes (1400m) $150,000 Group 3 Patinack Farm Blue Diamond Preludes (1100m) Wednesday, 13 February Centrebet Mornington Cup Day $350,000 Listed Mornington Cup (2400m) $250,000 Inglis Premier (1200m) Saturday, 23 February, Patinack Farm Blue Diamond Stakes Day, Caulfield $1 million Group 1 Patinack Farm Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) $400,000 Group 1 Sportingbet Oakleigh Plate (1100m) [G1] $500,000 Group 1 Cathay Pacific Futurity Stakes (1400m) $220,000 Group 2 Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes (1800m) [G1] INGLIS MELBOURNE PREMIER YEARLING SALE VICTORIA RACING CLUB Flemington Flemington will host the highly anticipated return to racing of champion mare Black Caviar when she contests the race renamed in her honour, the Black Caviar Lightning, tomorrow week. The race also marks the first leg of the G1 Sprinters Championship and Global Sprint Challenge, so the stakes are high for all. Special events themed around the unbeaten mare include giveaways, a souvenir racebook, a Black Caviar photo booth and a display showcasing each of her 22 wins. Key dates Saturday, February 16 Black Caviar Lightning Day $500,000 Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) [G1] $150,000 Group 3 C.S. Hayes Stakes (1400m) $150,000 Group 3 The Mittys Vanity (1400m) Saturday, March 2, Australian Guineas Day $500,000 Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m) $150,000 Group 3 Frances Tressady Stakes (1400m) Saturday, March 9, Super Saturday $1 million Group 1 Darley Australian Cup (2000m) [G1] $1 million Group 1 Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) [G1] $220,000 Group 2 Blamey Stakes (1600m) MOONEE VALLEY RACING CLUB Moonee Valley Get your weekend started in style and head to the Valley on Friday nights during the Melbourne Festival of Racing for an evening of racing with a great social atmosphere. Moonee Valley Racing Club will host five Friday night meetings, including the festival's finale on March 22, the William Reid Stakes. Key dates Friday night, February 22 $120,000 Listed Typhoon Tracy Stakes (1200m) $150,000 Listed Torney Night Cup (2500m) Friday night, March 1 EJ Whitten Foundation Night Monday, March 11 Labour Day races Friday night, March 15 Alister Clark Stakes Night $220,000 Group 2 Sportingbet Alister Clark Stakes (2040m) $120,000 Listed St Albans Stakes (1200m) Friday night, March 22 William Reid Stakes Night $400,000 Group 1 William Reid Stakes (1200m) $220,000 Group 2 Sportingbet Sunline Stakes (1600m) COUNTRY RACING Victoria's regional and country racetracks share the Melbourne Festival of Racing spoils. Thirteen country cups will be up for the taking, starting with tomorrow's Marong Cup at Bendigo and culminating with the Centrebet Pakenham Cup on Sunday, March 24. March is a huge month for the regional scene with Cranbourne celebrating a year of night racing on Friday, March 8, Bendigo hosting country Victoria's first $1 million raceday headlined by the Yalumba Golden Mile on Saturday, March 16 and the reborn Yarra Valley hosting its first cup meeting in three years 24 hours later. Key dates Sunday, February 17 Yarra Valley racing resumes Sunday, February 24 Sportingbet Kilmore Cup Centrebet Colac Gold Cup Sunday, March 3 Winsec Wangaratta Cup Friday, March 8 Browns Sawdust & Savings Night Racing Anniversary, Cranbourne Saturday, March 9 JH Greenhill Edenhope Cup Towong Cup Sunday, March 10 Moama RSL Echuca Cup Betfair Stony Creek Cup Saturday, March 16 Yalumba Golden Mile Raceday, Bendigo Sunday, March 17 Yarra Valley Cup melbourneracingclub.net.au or call 9257 7200 vrc.net.au or call 1300 727 575 mvrc.net.au or call 1300 79 79 59 countryracing.com.au The stars of future festivals will go under the hammer when the annual Inglis Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale is held at Oaklands Junction, near Melbourne Airport, over four days from Sunday, March 3. More than 750 of Australia's best yearlings go under the hammer, with buyers hoping to secure the next Black Caviar. The unbeaten champion sold for $210,000 at Oaklands Junction in 2008, and the sale continues to churn out Group 1 winners. MELBOURNE VI FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS AUTUMN DELIGHT BREAKING NEWS I LATEST SCORES heraldsun.com.au RACING SUPERRACING.COM.AU
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