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

 

HorseSexAgeTrainer
1ALPINE EAGLEH4Tony McEvoy
2AWESOME ROCKH4Leon & Troy Corstens
3BAGMANG9Chris Waller
4BOBANG6Chris Waller
5DANDINO (GB)H9Darren Weir
6ENTIRELY PLATINUM (NZ)G6Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes
7FAWKNERG8Robert Hickmott
8GUST OF WIND (NZ)M4John Sargent
9HAPPY TRAILSG8Paul Beshara
10HI WORLDH4Peter G Moody
11LET’S MAKE ADEALM6Nigel Blackiston
12MAGICOOLG4Mark Kavanagh
13MONGOLIAN KHANH4Murray Baker
14MORIARTY (IRE)G8Chris Waller
15MUTUAL REGARD (IRE)G7John Sadler
16OUR IVANHOWE (GER)H6Lee & Anthony Freedman
17PRINCE OF PENZANCE (NZ)G6Darren Weir
18RISING ROMANCE (NZ)M5David Hayes & Tom Dabernig
19SET SQUAREM4Ciaron Maher
20SMOKIN’ JOEYG8Wez Hunter
21VOLKSTOK’N’BARRELL (NZ)G4Donna Logan
22WEARY (FR)G6Chris Waller

News:

WHAT THEY SAID ABOUT BART:

* “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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