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Generalissimo ready to fire first up in Wilkes Quality

Generalissimo ready to fire first up in Wilkes Quality

20 Jan, 2017

A recent impressive barrier trial win by Generalissimo has given trainer Garry White plenty of confidence heading into Saturday’s $100,000 Wilkes Quality (1000m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Jockey Tye Angland, above, will ride Generalissimo in the Wilkes Quality at Randwick. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Generalissimo was spelled after winning an 1100m Class 2 at Hawkesbury …

Inside Agent can find his way to an Australian Guineas start

Inside Agent can find his way to an Australian Guineas start

20 Jan, 2017

Promising three year old Inside Agent can find his way into the Group 1 $750,000 Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington on March 4 if he races up to trainer Nigel Blackiston’s expectations.

Trainer Nigel Blackiston, above, is hoping Inside Agent finds his way into the Australian Guineas at Flemington. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Inside Agent …

Yankee Rose disqualified from Flight Stakes

Yankee Rose disqualified from Flight Stakes

20 Jan, 2017

Group 1 winning filly Yankee Rose has been disqualified from her second placing in the Group 1 $500,000 Sydney Airport Flight Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on October 1 after returning a positive swab.

Yankee Rose, above, has been disqualified from her second placing in the 2016 Flight Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

The …

Tiamo Grace to target Australasian Oaks

Tiamo Grace to target Australasian Oaks

20 Jan, 2017

One time Crown Oaks favourite Tiamo Grace will get her chance to win a filly’s classic when she heads to Adelaide for the Group 1 $400,000 Schweppes Oaks (registered as Australasian Oaks) (2000m) at Morphettville on May 6.

Tiamo Grace, above winning the Wakeful Stakes, will be set for the Australasian Oaks at Morphettville. Photo …

Wide barrier not a worry for Luna Rossa in the Telegraph

Wide barrier not a worry for Luna Rossa in the Telegraph

20 Jan, 2017

Cambridge trainer Murray Baker doesn’t expect a wide barrier will affect the chances of Luna Rossa when she resumes in the  Group 1 NZ$250,000 JR & N Berkett Telegraph (1200m) at Trentham in New Zealand on Saturday.

Luna Rossa will take on Odyssey Moon, above, in the Telegraph at Trentham. Photo by Steve Hart.

Baker, …

Ninth Legion can win his 2nd Carrington Stakes

Ninth Legion can win his 2nd Carrington Stakes

20 Jan, 2017

Trainer Peter Robl believes that Ninth Legion can win his second Listed $150,000 Tattersalls Club Carrington Stakes (1400m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Ninth Legion, above, is chasing his second Carrington Stakes win at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Ninth Legion has drawn barrier two in the seven horse field and if jockey Blake Shinn can …

Guard Of Honour to earn his stripes during the 2017 Autumn Carnival

Guard Of Honour to earn his stripes during the 2017 Autumn Carnival

19 Jan, 2017

Newcastle trainer Kris Lees will let his smart three year old Guard Of Honour earn his stripes before he tackles any feature races during the 2017 Sydney Autumn Carnival.

Hugh Bowman, above, rides Guard Of Honour when he resumes at Randwick. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

“We won’t be throwing him in the deep end unless …

English expected to return to winning form over the Autumn Carnival

English expected to return to winning form over the Autumn Carnival

19 Jan, 2017

Tulloch Lodge co-trainer Adrian Bott expects Group 1 winner English to return to winning form during the 2017 Sydney Autumn Carnival.

English, above, finds her best form during the Autumn months. Photo by Steve Hart.

Bott, who trains in partnership with Gai Waterhouse, is thrilled with the way English has returned to the stable carrying …

Eden Roc on trial for Blue Diamond Stakes

Eden Roc on trial for Blue Diamond Stakes

19 Jan, 2017

Expensive youngster Eden Roc will be on trial to run in the Group 1 $1.5m Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on February 25 when he steps out for the first time at Randwick on Saturday.

Tommy Berry, above, rides first starter Eden Roc at Randwick. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The $750,000 …

Turn Me Loose to chase back to back Futurity Stakes wins

Turn Me Loose to chase back to back Futurity Stakes wins

19 Jan, 2017

Multiple Group 1 winning Kiwi galloper Turn Me Loose will be chasing back to back wins in the Group 1 $500,000 Futurity Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on February 25.

Turn Me Loose, above, will be chasing back to back wins in the Futurity Stakes during the Melbourne Autumn Carnival. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Cambridge …