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Peltzer to resume in San Domenico Stakes at Rosehill

The quality of spring races in Sydney will ensure any pandemic restrictions over the interstate travel of horses will have minimal impact, according to trainer Gerald Ryan. Ryan is assembling a promising carnival team led by high-class sprinter Standout and undefeated colt Peltzer, who is among the early fancies for the Group One Golden Rose. […]

David Eustace sets sights on Melbourne Cup with Exemplar

For the second successive time at Flemington, emerging stayer Exemplar has left his more highly-fancied stablemate South Pacific in his wake, leading throughout to win the TAB Handicap. The 2530m victory has prompted co-trainer David Eustace to aim the seven-year-old son of Galileo at the feature spring staying races. Eustace said now Exemplar had won […]

Melody Belle expected return in the Missile Stakes

New Zealand mare Melody Belle has continued preparations towards her expected return in the Missile Stakes with a win in a star-studded barrier trial at Randwick. Three heats for Group horses were conducted on Randwick’s Kensington track on Friday morning having been pushed back from Tuesday because of the recent wet weather in Sydney. The […]

Viridine takes out the Bletchingly Stakes at Caulfield

A rails-hugging ride from champion jockey Damien Oliver has helped favourite Viridine to a determined victory in Melbourne’s final stakes race of the 2019-20 season at Caulfield. The James Cummings-trained Viridine was the $2.70 favourite in Saturday’s weight-for-age Group Three Bletchingly Stakes (1200m) and Oliver was able to position the sprinter midfield early before improving […]

Streets Of Avalon ready to begin Bletchingly Stakes campaign

Streets Of Avalon is scheduled to begin his latest campaign in the Bletchingly Stakes at Caulfield on a path to Group One targets at the same track later in his preparation. The five-year-old became a Group One winner with an upset victory in the Futurity Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield last preparation and trainer Shane Nichols […]