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Yulong January has taken all before him during a summer winning spree and his co-trainer Ciaron Maher is confident the progressive gelding can continue his rise in the John Dillon Stakes. After finishing fourth at Kyneton in the first start of his current campaign in early November, four-year-old Yulong January has pieced together four straight […]
Racing Queensland believes the decision to increase prize money for the Group One Doomben 10,000 to $1 million has been vindicated with the race receiving a world top 100 ranking. Australia had 20 races rated in the top 100 and the 10,000, which will be run on May 9 this year, was the only race […]
Southern Lad will be looking to continue trainer John O’Shea’s outstanding mid-season form at Randwick, and notch a victory that has the potential to set him on a Group One path. O’Shea has trained 14 metropolitan winners this season, nine of them since January 1 including a treble on the Kensington track on New Years’ […]
No-one would begrudge trainer Steve O’Dea a change of big race luck with Scallopini in the Listed Sunshine Coast Cup. O’Dea is having another successful season and is firmly entrenched in the metropolitan trainers premiership top 10 with 17 winners. He went to the Magic Millions day a fortnight ago with four genuine chances but […]
A decision whetherÂ Carrington StakesÂ topweight Crack Me Up runs at Randwick or the Sunshine Coast has yet to be made. The 2017 Villiers Stakes winner has had two starts after being sidelined for 12 months, including a close fifth in the Group Three George Moore Stakes, finishing less than half a length from the winner Chapter […]
After a race day he would rather forget, trainer Gerald Ryan is hoping to come away from Randwick in a happier frame of mind. Ryan had high expectations for two-year-old Return With Honour at Rosehill on Saturday but the heavy track put paid to the colt’s chances and those of his stablemates In Lighten Me […]
Crack Me Up and Wu Gok are equal topweights with 59kg for the Carrington Stakes at Randwick with both also in the mix for the Sunshine Coast Cup in Queensland. The Toby and Trent Edmonds-trained Crack Me Up is also equal topweight in the Sunshine Coast Cup with 60kg. Both Listed races on Saturday are […]
Four-year-old gelding Star Missile is in a good position in early polling for a spot in the rich All-Star Mile at Caulfield. Voting for this year’s $5 million All-Star Mile (1600m) on March 14 opened last week and the Greg Eurell-trained Star Missile, who has a large group of owners in a Hancox Bloodstock syndicate, […]
Multiple Group One winner Hey Doc remains on track for a tilt at the Al Quoz Sprint in Dubai if he pleases trainer Tony McEvoy in his upcoming Melbourne assignments. Hey Doc was a dominant winner of the Group One Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) in Perth on November 30 at his second start back from 14 […]
Melbourne Cup winner Vow And Declare features among nominations for the $1.5 million Australian Cup at Flemington while dual winner Harlem is also entered. Nominations for three feature Group One races at Flemington were released on Monday, with the weight-for-age Australian Cup (2000m) on March 7 attracting 67 nominations with a host of high-profile sprinters […]