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Brisbane trainer Barry Baldwin has erred on the side of caution and cancelled Sydney autumn plans for fan favourite The Candy Man. Baldwin was not happy with the way The Candy Man worked between races at the Gold Coast on Saturday. He had the grey entered for the Open Handicap (1500m) at Eagle Farm on […]
Chris Meagher is acutely aware of the task confronting Pippie as she attempts a second straight Group One win. After blowing her rivals away with sustained speed in the Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield on February 22, Pippie steps up to 1200m in the William Reid Stakes on Friday night at The Valley. Pippie is […]
Te Akau Shark will have his regular rider aboard in the Group One George Ryder Stakes after Opie Bosson made a hurried trip back to Australia. Bosson rode Melody Belle to third in the $5 million All-Star Mile in Melbourne on Saturday before flying home to New Zealand. He arrived before protocols in New Zealand […]
Imported stayer Aktau will be racing for a spot in the Caulfield Cup when he lines up in the Mornington Cup. Trainer Mike Moroney has aimed the stayer at Saturday’s 2400m-Listed race which assures the winner a start in the Caulfield Cup (2400m) in October. Kings Will Dream won the 2018 Mornington Cup and went […]
Imaging has thrown off any effects from a brutal last-start scrimmage to earn his place in the Doncaster Mile with victory in the Ajax Stakes at Rosehill. The former Irish horse’s introduction to Australian racing was a brawl with Cascadian in the Liverpool City Cup two weeks ago which resulted in a suspension for Glen […]
Inverloch is set to race for prize money of $500,000 in the space of a week after winning the Mornington Cup Prelude at Caulfield. The Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young-trained galloper will back-up next Saturday in the $350,000 Listed Mornington Cup (2400m) after a polished display in Saturday $150,000 Listed race over 2000m Taken to […]
Two gifted stablemates can put themselves on a path towards bigger carnival targets when they step out in separate races at Rosehill. Burgeoning staying talent Master Of Wine will face his first Group test in Saturday’s Sky High Stakes (2000m) while Rock gets a chance to confirm his Doncaster Mile claims in the Ajax Stakes […]
Trainer Desleigh Forster hopes Chapter and Verse can end the frustrating run of minor placings she has had in the Listed Goldmarket Handicap. Forster has trained Malvern Estate to run second in the past two Goldmarkets to Raido (2018) and Tyzone (2019). To make matters worse in both races Malvern Estate looked the winner but […]
John Sadler has 500,000 reasons to run Sartorial Splendor in the Inglis Dash at Caulfield but is unsure what the colt will deliver. Sartorial Splendor is second favourite for Saturday’s 1100m Inglis Dash in which he carries top weight of 59.5kg in the race restricted to three-year-olds. Sadler has previously labelled Sartorial Splendor one of […]
Former top country sprinter Grey Missile will need to call on his renowned toughness to win his first Goldmarket Handicap and give his owners a second victory in the Gold Coast feature. Grey Missile is owned by a group headed by North Queensland’s Tom Hedley which also races Tyzone, the winner of last year’s Goldmarket. […]