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Ciaron Maher wasn’t sure what he was going see from Tanker when pressure was applied to the colt in his race debut at Caulfield. Although a little wayward, Tanker ran out a comfortable winner of the Listed Debutant Stakes (1000m) on Saturday and Maher, who trains in partnership with David Eustace, was immediately talking about […]
Connections of Irish mare True Self are counting on horses higher up the ballot order not being accepted for the Caulfield Cup as their best hope to gain a start in the $5 million race. The Willie Mullins-trained mare has been scratched from Saturday’s Herbert Power Stakes (2400m) at Caulfield which affords the winner a […]
The nature of Shadow Hero’s Gloaming Stakes win sealed the deal for Joshua Parr as he grappled with the decision of which horse to ride in the Spring Champion Stakes. Parr is the regular partner of Shadow Hero and Champagne Stakes winner Castelvecchio but with the pair to clash in Saturday’s Group One Randwick showpiece, […]
Craig Williams has yet to ride his Thousand Guineas mount Acting in a race, but well remembers a text message he received about the filly while on holidays. Acting is owned by Garry and Mark Chittick of New Zealand’s Waikato Stud and is the third favourite for the Group One fillies Classic at Caulfield on […]
The Holy One has been scratched from the Caulfield Guineas giving the Anthony Freedman-trained Groundswell a start. Groundswell, the second emergency, is a brother to Group One winner Shoals and missed getting into the final 16 for Saturday’s 1600m-Group One Caulfield Guineas despite his third in the Prelude. Kerrin McEvoy was booked for Eric The […]
Star mare Alizee will run for Godolphin in the $14 million Everest with champion jockey Hugh Bowman to ride. The triple Group One-winning mare got the nod for Godolphin’s slot in Saturday week’s rich sprint at Randwick ahead of her younger Golden Rose winning stablemate Bivouac. “We are in the fortunate position of having a […]
If Princess Jenni wins the Group One Toorak Handicap, a crack at the $5 million Cox Plate could prove irresistible. The David Brideoake-trained Group One Australasian Oaks winner heads to Saturday’s Toorak (1600m) at Caulfield for the third start of her spring campaign on the back of a win in the Group Two Stocks Stakes […]
The importance of having two chances in Group One races on one of Australia’s biggest days at Caulfield is not lost on emerging trainer and former champion apprentice jockey Nick Ryan. Ryan is chasing the first Group One win of his career on Saturday with Express Pass set for the $2 million Caulfield Guineas and […]
The only three-year-old filly still in Cox Plate contention is the favourite to claim her first Group One win in the Thousand Guineas. Godolphin-owned Flit is the $2.30 favourite for Saturday’s Thousand Guineas at Caulfield which trainer James Cummings says is the focus. Flit was earlier this week paid up at the third acceptance stage […]
Adrian Bott is confident a character-building experience in the Gloaming Stakes has laid the foundation for Just Thinkin’ to emerge as the dark horse in the Group One Spring Champion Stakes at Randwick. Gloaming winner Shadow Hero is considered to have Saturday’s 2000 metre race at his mercy after backing up an eye-catching return behind […]