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Talented sprinter Nature Strip will be given every chance to stake a claim for a berth in the $14 million Everest. Premier Sydney trainer Chris Waller is in full swing heading to the spring and has a host of horses ready to return to the track. He has been working hard to get Nature Strip […]
A horse rated one of the better older stayers in Ireland has figured in a sale to Australian interests and will be set for a spring Cups campaign. Prominent syndicator Australian Bloodstock has bought a controlling interest in Mustajeer, a seven-year-old to southern hemisphere time who has been sparingly raced for his age. Mustajeer has […]
Racing Victoria has tweaked some of the entry conditions for next year’s All-Star Mile. The 2020 $5 million All-Star Milewill be held at Caulfield on March after Tasmanian-trained filly Mystic Journey won the inaugural race at Flemington earlier this year. The core structure of the All Star Mileremains the same with the top 10 runners in the […]
Kenedna will face a quality field when she launches her Caulfield Cup campaign in the P B Lawrence Stakes at Caulfield. Saturday’s Group Two P B Lawrence (1400m)looms as the starting point for a number of potential spring stars including Cox Platefavourite Mystic Journey, evergreen gelding Hartnell and Kenedna who had a highly successful autumn/winter campaign. In […]
Trainer Barry Baldwin is happy to ease fan favourite The Candy Man back into racing as he heads to the Group One Epsom Handicap. The Candy Man, the winner of seven races in a row before his last-start Brisbane Cup defeat, is set to trial at Doomben on Tuesday. He is then expected to resume early […]
Star mare Mystic Journey has won her second barrier trial at Devonport this campaign as she closes in on her new season return. The Australian Guineasand All-Star Milewinner had been scheduled to make her return in the Bletchingly Stakes at Caulfield last Saturday week but Tasmanian trainer Adam Trinder elected hold her back because of a rain-affected […]
Sydney Cup placegetter Sir Charles Road is in Sydney to be prepared for a spring campaign aimed at the Melbourne Cup. Trained by Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott, the New Zealand stayer will bypass the Hastings spring carnival to concentrate on Australia starting with a 1400m-race at Randwick on August 17. Owner David Archer said […]
Ten Sovereigns has put himself in the mix for the $14 million Everest in Sydney with his win in the July Cup at Newmarket. The Coolmore-owned colt emulated stablemate U S Navy Flag who won the showcase sprint last year. U S Navy Flag travelled to Australia for last years The Everestbut struck an unsuitable wet […]
John O’Shea is a competitive man but he will be happy if Pretty In Pink can come home with some Silver during the Sydney spring carnival. The Group Two winner is back in work at O’Shea’s Randwick stable and while he has pencilled her in for some of the traditional mares races, he also has […]
Promising import Buffalo River is having a short break before attention turns to a light spring campaign focusing on the inaugural $7.5 million Golden Eagle. Buffalo River is a northern hemisphere-bred three-year-old who is around six months younger than his southern hemisphere rivals in the same age group heading towards the Golden Eagle (1500m)for four-year-olds at […]