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Glen Boss to ride Brandenburg in the Doncaster Mile 2020

Already the winner of a record seven Doncaster Miles, star jockey Glen Boss is scheduled to partner three-year-old colt Brandenburg in pursuit of another. Boss, who claimed his seventh Doncaster Mile last year on three-year-old colt Brutal, has been confirmed to partner the John Sargent-trained Brandenburg in Saturday week’s $3 million Doncaster Mile at Randwick. […]

Tancred Stakes meeting attracts 170 nominations

More than 170 horses have been entered for races at Rosehill with the meeting scheduled to go ahead under strict biosecurity protocols. Saturday’s meeting features nine races, two at Group One level, the Tancred Stakes and Vinery Stud Stakes, before the rich autumn carnival is scheduled to move to Randwick for The Championships. The Golden […]

Tancred Stakes 2020 a likely option for Verry Elleegant

If she recovers well from her fierce Group One battle with English visitor Addeybb, Verry Elleegant could be seen again just seven days later. The Chris Waller-trained mare served it up to Addeybb in Saturday’s Ranvet Stakes at Rosehill but came up short by a half-length. Addeybb’s win was a triumph for trainer William Haggas […]

Aktau books a spot in the Caulfield Cup field

Imported stayer Aktau has made life easier for his connections with their planning for a spring carnival campaign by taking out the Listed Mornington Cup. Victory in Saturday’s 2400m race has guaranteed Aktau a start in this year’s Group One Caulfield Cup (2400m) in October. Trainer Mike Moroney had targeted Aktau at Saturday’s race from […]

Te Akau Shark ready to tackle George Ryder Stakes 2020

Biosecurity conditions will force trainer Jamie Richards to watch Te Akau Shark’s George Ryder Stakes bid from afar but the measures could favour one of the star galloper’s rivals. Richards has opted to base himself at home in New Zealand following the introduction of strict 14-day quarantine measures for those arriving into the country from […]

Hugh Bowman to ride Farnan in the Golden Slipper 2020

Hugh Bowman is looking to the most successful modern-day trainer in Golden Slipper history to deliver him a coveted win in the world’s richest two-year-old race. Bowman partners second favourite Farnan for Tulloch Lodge trainers Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott in Saturday’s $3.5 million Golden Slipper showpiece. The meeting will be closed to the public […]

Te Akau Shark headlines George Ryder Stakes field

Star New Zealand gelding Te Akau Shark headlines a field of nine for the George Ryder Stakes, one of five Group One races on the Golden Slipper program at Rosehill. While the Golden Slipper field was announced on Tuesday, acceptances for the remaining races on Saturday’s program were taken on Wednesday with the Jamie Richards-trained […]