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So Si Bon After Atoning Australian Derby Result

So Si Bon After Atoning Australian Derby Result

27 Mar, 2017

Trainer Robbie Laing is hoping his smart colt So Si Bon has what it takes to turn the tables on the two gallopers that beat him home last start when facing off in a rematch at Royal Randwick in the Australian Derby.

Jockey Kerrin McEvoy rides So Si Bon in the 2017 Australian Derby field …

Rock Magic Backs Up in TJ Smith Stakes Field

Rock Magic Backs Up in TJ Smith Stakes Field

27 Mar, 2017

Ascot horseman Chris Gangemi has confirmed plans to accept for Rock Magic into Saturday’s TJ Smith Stakes field at Royal Randwick after the galloper’s fourth on Friday night in the William Reid Stakes.

Black Caviar in 2013 was the last TJ Smith Stakes winner to back-up from a William Reid Stakes run at Moonee Valley. …

Waterhouse Chases Eighth Doncaster Mile Win with Ecuador

Waterhouse Chases Eighth Doncaster Mile Win with Ecuador

27 Mar, 2017

Sydney’s leading lady of racing Gai Waterhouse chases an incredible eighth Doncaster Mile win this weekend saddling-up veteran seven-year-old Ecuador in the handicap classic.

Seven-year-old Ecuador is Gai Waterhouse’s sole chance of securing an eighth Doncaster Mile trophy this weekend at Randwick. Photo: Steve Hart.

The $3 million Group 1 The Star Doncaster Mile (1600m) …

Winx Frightens Jameka Out of Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Winx Frightens Jameka Out of Queen Elizabeth Stakes

27 Mar, 2017

Despite a dominant win in The BMW in Sydney over the weekend connections of Caulfield Cup winning mare Jameka admitted they are frightened of facing off against Winx in Saturday week’s $4 million Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m).

The BMW winner Jameka is likely to bypass a clash with Winx in the Queen Elizabeth …

Spectroscope a chance to run in Doncaster Mile after Doncaster Prelude win

Spectroscope a chance to run in Doncaster Mile after Doncaster Prelude win

25 Mar, 2017

Trainer John O’Shea will give consideration to running Spectroscope in next week’s Doncaster Mile after the French import scored an impressive win in the Group 3 $150,000 Rydges Parramatta Doncaster Prelude (1500m) at Rosehill today.

Spectroscope, above, made it two wins in Australia when he took out the Doncaster Prelude at Rosehill. Photo by Steve …

The Mission to head to Champagne Stakes after The Schweppervescense win

The Mission to head to Champagne Stakes after The Schweppervescense win

25 Mar, 2017

Promising colt The Mission is likely to step up the 1600m of the Champagne Stakes after leading all of the way to win the Group 3 $150,000 The Schweppervescence (1400m) at Rosehill today.

The Mission, above, led all of the way to win The Schweppervescence at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.

Corey Brown, who replaced …

Doncaster Mile on the horizon for Sunline Stakes winner I Am A Star

Doncaster Mile on the horizon for Sunline Stakes winner I Am A Star

25 Mar, 2017

Mornington trainer Shane Nichols is keen to tackle the Doncaster Mile with I Am A Star after the filly again beat the older mares in the Group 2 $200,000 Sunline Stakes (1600m) at Moonee Valley on Friday night.

I Am A Star scores a decisive win in the Sunline Stakes at Moonee Valley. Photo by …

Silent Sedition scores Maiden G1 win in William Reid Stakes

Silent Sedition scores Maiden G1 win in William Reid Stakes

25 Mar, 2017

Talented mare Silent Sedition scored a maiden Group 1 win for trainer Andrew Noblet and jockey Katelyn Mallyon when she recorded a brave win in the Group 1 $500,000 Keogh Homes William Reid Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley on Friday night.

Silent Sedition, green with white cap, holds off Hellbent, maroon with white cap, to …

First try at 2000m for Foxplay in Vinery Stud Stakes

First try at 2000m for Foxplay in Vinery Stud Stakes

24 Mar, 2017

Sydney’s leading trainer Chris Waller is confident that his tough filly Foxplay will handle her first test over 2000m when she lines up in the Group 1 $500,000 Vinery Stud Stakes at Rosehill on Saturday.

Foxplay, above, is stepping up to the 2o00m of the Vinery Stud Stakes for the first time. Photo by Steve …

Last Hurrah for Grand Marshal in The BMW

Last Hurrah for Grand Marshal in The BMW

24 Mar, 2017

The Group 1 $1.5m The BMW (2400m) at Rosehill on Saturday could be the last hurrah for the 2015 Sydney Cup winner Grand Marshal if he fails to turn around his recent poor form.

The BMW at Rosehill could be the last hurrah for Grand Marshal, above, if he doesn’t turn around his poor recent …