Atlantic Jewel in fine fettle for Spring

 Champion female Atlantic Jewel met the press this afternoon to mark the release of nominations for the big Spring feature races with the Cox Plate firmly on her agenda.

The now five-year-old mare has not raced since beating the older horses in the AJC All Aged Stakes in April 2012 and her eagerly awaited return could be less than a fortnight away.

Three races, the MVRC Cockram Stakes, MRC Memsie Stakes or VRC Lets Elope Stakes have been touted as possible returns but much will depend on the weather and the outcome of a jump out this Friday.

"She's been off the scene for quite a while so she may take a few jump outs to come to hand," said trainer Mark Kavanagh.

"I won't make any plans until we have a good look at her on Friday".

"I can tell you she has not lost any of her talent".

Unbeaten in seven starts Atlantic Jewel's career has been curtailed by injury and the stable are hopeful that the careful rehabilitative program she has undergone can see her make a successful return to the racetrack.

Also on call to meet the press was stable mate and Australian Cup winner Super Cool. He is nominated for both the Caulfield Cup and Cox Plate. The son of Fastnet Rock is earmarked to return to racing in the Memsie Stakes at Caulfield on August 31.


Kentucky creates more than a  breeze

Kentucky creates more than a breeze

Kentucky Breeze rewarded connections with their patience with a tough win in the $60,000 Suez McKellar Mile (1600m) at Saturday’s metropolitan Ballarat meeting. Trained by Kavanagh Racing’s Levi Kavanagh and ridden by apprentice Ethan Brown, Kentucky Breeze notched together his third career victory from ten career starts, making upwards of $150,000 in career earnings.  

Kav Racing Hot's Up!

Kav Racing Hot's Up!

It may have been a quiet Spring, but Kavanagh Racing’s team has been set for the Summer period. With a lot of inexperienced young horses set to race in the next few months the stable is happy with their decision to bypass the Spring and take advantage of the excellent pastures and give their horses a little for time, and the way the horses have developed is testament to the fact they made the right move.  

Win a share in a racehorse!

Win a share in a racehorse!

To celebrate Cup week we are giving away a 2.5% share in Jewel Racing's Charm Spirit x Black Beauty colt with all expenses paid up until the end on 2018 to be trained by multiple Group 1 winning trainer Mark Kavanagh. 

Soho Ruby Retired

Soho Ruby Retired

Stakes placed Soho Ruby has been retired from Racing and will be sold as a broodmare.  

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