Makybe Diva Stakes nominations – 2015

View the nominations for the 2015 Makybe Diva Stakes. The Makybe Diva Stakes will be run on Saturday 12th September at Flemington racecourse.

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Race 9 – Makybe Diva Stakes (1600 METRES)
Of $400,000.1st $240,000, 2nd $72,000, 3rd $36,000, 4th $18,000, 5th $10,000, 6th $8,000, 7th $8,000, 8th $8,000 GROUP 1
Standard Weight for Age, Three-Years-Old and Upwards, Maidens at time of entry are ineligible, Apprentices cannot claim.

Field Limit: 16 + 4 EM


Horse Sex Age Trainer
1 ALPINE EAGLE H 4 Tony McEvoy
2 AWESOME ROCK H 4 Leon & Troy Corstens
3 BAGMAN G 9 Chris Waller
4 BOBAN G 6 Chris Waller
5 DANDINO (GB) H 9 Darren Weir
6 ENTIRELY PLATINUM (NZ) G 6 Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes
7 FAWKNER G 8 Robert Hickmott
8 GUST OF WIND (NZ) M 4 John Sargent
9 HAPPY TRAILS G 8 Paul Beshara
10 HI WORLD H 4 Peter G Moody
11 LET’S MAKE ADEAL M 6 Nigel Blackiston
12 MAGICOOL G 4 Mark Kavanagh
13 MONGOLIAN KHAN H 4 Murray Baker
14 MORIARTY (IRE) G 8 Chris Waller
15 MUTUAL REGARD (IRE) G 7 John Sadler
16 OUR IVANHOWE (GER) H 6 Lee & Anthony Freedman
17 PRINCE OF PENZANCE (NZ) G 6 Darren Weir
18 RISING ROMANCE (NZ) M 5 David Hayes & Tom Dabernig
19 SET SQUARE M 4 Ciaron Maher
20 SMOKIN’ JOEY G 8 Wez Hunter
21 VOLKSTOK’N’BARRELL (NZ) G 4 Donna Logan
22 WEARY (FR) G 6 Chris Waller



* “He was revered by Australians of every sort. From the cabbies who drove him to Randwick and Flemington to leaders of government and industry, even the Queen.” Archbishop of Sydney Anthony Fisher

* “It was from his home on the banks of the Nepean River, filled with the scent of nearby gum trees and his prized horses resting nearby, that Bart finished his race of a lifetime.” Father Adrian Meaney

* “It doesn’t help if they can’t gallop.” Bart Cummings on the annual blessing of his stables, as told by Archbishop Fisher

* “I was always in awe of my father as people came to him for advice. Common sense, he said, was something that wasn’t very common.” Anthony Cummings

* “One of his favourite sayings was that there’s no such word as no. Find a way. Most importantly, never give up.” Anthony Cummings

* “Bart loved and adored his children but sometimes found it hard to express this.” Friend and business associate Malcolm Wuttke

* “I remember first riding for him when he had four or five horses.” JJ Miller, who rode Galilee to victory in the 1966 Melbourne Cup

“He possessed an innate ability to understand horses as well those immediately associated with the horses.” Father Adrian Meaney

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