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Tavago back in contention for Caulfield – Melbourne Cup campaign

Tavago back in contention for Caulfield – Melbourne Cup campaign

26 Jun, 2017

Last year’s Australian Derby winner Tavago is back in contention for a Caulfield – Melbourne Cup campaign during the 2017 Melbourne Spring Carnival.

Tavago, above, is being set for a Cups campaign during the 2017 Melbourne Spring Carnival. Photo by Steve Hart.

Cranbourne based co-trainers Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young produced Tavago to win the …

Monsieur  Gustave to chase home town victory in Glasshouse Handicap

Monsieur Gustave to chase home town victory in Glasshouse Handicap

26 Jun, 2017

Local trainer Darryl Hansen will be chasing a home town victory with Monsieur Gustave in the Listed $175,000 HMR Projects Glasshouse Handicap (1400m) at the Sunshine Coast on Saturday.

Sunshine Coast trainer Darryl Hansen, above, is hoping for a home town victory with Monsieur Gustave in the Glasshouse Handicap. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Monsieur Gustave …

Acatour among the nominations for 2017 Sunshine Coast Guineas

Acatour among the nominations for 2017 Sunshine Coast Guineas

26 Jun, 2017

Team Snowden can add to their Winter Carnival haul with Acatour who is among the thirty-two nominations for the Group 3 $125,000 XXXX Sunshine Coast Guineas (1600m) at the Sunshine Coast on Saturday.

Acatour, above, is among the nominations for the Sunshine Coast Guineas at the Sunshine Coast. Photo by Steve Hart.

The father and …

Craiglea Deken heads the Mackay Cup nominations

Craiglea Deken heads the Mackay Cup nominations

26 Jun, 2017

Prolific North Queensland winner Craiglea Deken heads up the nominations for the 2017 $75,000 Mackay Cup at (1800m) at Ooralea Race Course in Mackay on Saturday.

Trainer Krystle Johnston, above, has nominated Craiglea Deken for the 2017 Mackay Cup. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Craiglea Deken is the only horse trainer Krystle Johnston has nominated for …

Self Sense and Benzini highlight Caloundra Cup nominations

Self Sense and Benzini highlight Caloundra Cup nominations

26 Jun, 2017

Ipswich Cup quinella Self Sense and Benzini highlight the nominations for the Listed $175,000 The Pump House Caloundra Cup (2400m) at the Sunshine Coast on Saturday.

Kiwi stayer Benzini, above, is among the nominations for the Caloundra Cup at the Sunshine Coast. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Fifteen stayers were nominated for this weekend’s Caloundra Cup …

Top 10 Group 1 Winners of the 2016/17 Season

Top 10 Group 1 Winners of the 2016/17 Season

26 Jun, 2017

Following Tycoon Tara’s gutsy triumph in the Tattersall’s Tiara at Doomben on Saturday, all Group 1 races of the 2016/17 Australian racing season have been run and won.

Winx won six Group 1 races during the 2016/17 season, including the Cox Plate. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Before focus shifts to the forthcoming Spring Carnival and …

Caravaggio to take up Coolmore’s slot in The Everest

Caravaggio to take up Coolmore’s slot in The Everest

26 Jun, 2017

Unbeaten Irish colt Caravaggio will fill Coolmore’s slot in the first running of the $10m The Everest (1200m) at Randwick on October 14.

Randwick 1200m specialist Chautuauqa, above, is the early favourite for The Everest at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Caravaggio, from the Ballydoyle stables of champion Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien, kept his unbeaten …

Tattersall’s Tiara winner Tycoon Tara’s Spring to be decided

Tattersall’s Tiara winner Tycoon Tara’s Spring to be decided

26 Jun, 2017

A meeting this week between the Snowden Racing Team and Tycoon Tara’s connections will decide if the Group 1 winning mare will race on during the 2017 Spring Racing Carnival.

Tattersall’s Tiara winner Tycoon Tara’s racing future will be decided in a couple of days. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Tycoon Tara claimed her first Group …

Pemberley peaking for Tattersall’s Cup

Pemberley peaking for Tattersall’s Cup

23 Jun, 2017

Victorian stayer Pemberley is set to peak on Saturday when he takes on a small field in the Group 3 $200,000 Carlton Mid Tattersall’s Cup (2200m) at Doomben.

Pemberley, above, is set to beak in the Tattersall’s Cup at Doomben. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Ciaron Maher trained Pemberley is having his fifth start …

Baker can’t separate his 2 Tattersalls Tiara runners

Baker can’t separate his 2 Tattersalls Tiara runners

23 Jun, 2017

Warwick Farm trainer Bjorn Baker is finding it hard to separate his two mares Egyptian Symbol and Bonny O’Reilly who will face off in Saturday’s Group 1 $500,000 Sky Racing Tattersall’s Tiara (1350m) at Doomben.

Bonny O’Reilly, above, is one of two runners trainer Bjorn Baker will saddle up in the Tattersall’s Tiara at Doomben. …