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Imported stayer Ventura Storm has raced consistently without winning this preparation and has also displayed a quirk late in his races which has his connections puzzled. The gelding, who runs in Saturday’s Group Two Zipping Classic (2400m), has a habit of lifting his head late and has done it to varying degrees inside the final […]
He won’t be able to dodge an early morning start but Kris Lees can look forward to a more sedate weekend as his hometown of Newcastle prepares to host the inaugural $1 million The Hunter. For the first time in a long time, Newcastle will be the stand-alone centrepiece meeting in NSW on Saturday boasting […]
After a successful Melbourne Cup carnival, the show is rolling on for trainer Danny O’Brien who is looking for feature race success at Sandown. O’Brien won four stakes races during the four-meeting Melbourne Cup carnival at Flemington highlighted by his first Melbourne Cup with Vow And Declare and first VRC Oaks with Miami Bound. Another […]
Miss Siska is set to race for the third consecutive weekend while facing a distance test in the Group Two Zipping Classic at Sandown. The Grahame Begg-trained mare finished midfield in the Group One Empire Rose Stakes (1600m) at Flemington last Saturday week before backing up seven days later, finishing a close second in the […]
Newcastle trainer Jason Deamer says Bon Amis has put an ill-timed virus behind him and is back to his best ahead of the $1 million Hunter. The six-year-old stable star has been carefully managed since his last-start third in the Group Three Show County at Randwick on August 24. Deamer had originally intended to run […]
It has been 14 years since a filly has won the Group Two Sandown Guineas but trainer Tony McEvoy is optimistic Pretty Brazen has the talent to break that drought. Pretty Brazen is one of two fillies in Saturday’s Sandown Guineas over 1600m for three-year-olds, with the Dan O’Sullivan-trained Affair To Remember the other. Both […]
After a lengthy build-up, dual Group One winner Hey Doc is ready for his return from injury at Sandown after being sidelined for more than a year. Hey Doc has not started since finishing unplaced in the Group Two Bobbie Lewis Quality at Flemington in September last year. He pulled up sore from the race […]
Imported stayer Southern France is a late nomination for the Group Two Zipping Classic at Sandown with connections keeping their options open. Southern France finished 19th in last Tuesday’s $8 million Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington in his first Australian start and first run for co-trainers Ciaron Maher and David Eustace. Nominations for Saturday’s weight-for-age […]
Le Romain’s recent third in the Redzel Stakes is cause for quiet optimism the Kris Lees stable stalwart is back near his best. The triple Group One winner finished a length behind the winner Pierata with Trekking edging him out for second. That is encouraging for Lees as Le Romain spearheads his team for the […]
Mindful of the tough season Chapada had during his three-year-old year, trainer Mike Moroney is happy he decided on a light spring campaign. That brief preparation will wind up at Sandown on Saturday when Chapada runs in the Group Two Zipping Classic (2400m). Chapada ran in three Derbys last season, finishing an unlucky third to […]