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Peniaphobia has perfect barrier to win back to back Hong Kong Sprints

Peniaphobia has perfect barrier to win back to back Hong Kong Sprints

9 Dec, 2016

Local sprinter Peniaphobia has drawn the perfect barrier to score back to back wins in the Group 1 HK$18.5m Longines Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin on Sunday according to his trainer Tony Cruz.

Hugh Bowman, above, will ride Not Listenin’tome in the Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Peniapohbia …

Able Friend facing tough task to win 2nd Hong Kong Mile

Able Friend facing tough task to win 2nd Hong Kong Mile

9 Dec, 2016

Hong Kong’s multiple Group 1 winner Able Friend is facing a tough task to win a second Group 1 HK$23m Longines Hong Kong Mile (1600m) at Sha Tin on Sunday after drawing the outside barrier in the fourteen horse field.

Hong Kong;s champion jockey Joao Moreira, above, rides Able Friend in the Hong Kong Mile …

Waller fined $30,000 for Betcha Thinking positive swab

Waller fined $30,000 for Betcha Thinking positive swab

9 Dec, 2016

Sydney’s leading trainer Chris Waller will be free to saddle up his massive team of runners at Canterbury tonight and at Rosehill on Saturday after being fined $30,000 after Betcha Thinking returned a positive swab for methylamphetamine and its metabolites.

Trainer Chris Waller, above, has been fined $30,000 after his horse Betcha Thinking returned a …

Oscietra on the verge of reliving Black Caviar Memory

Oscietra on the verge of reliving Black Caviar Memory

9 Dec, 2016

History is on the verge of repeating itself after Black Caviar’s first foal Oscietra was impressive in winning an 800m jump out at Flemington today.

Black Caviar, above winning the 2013 William Reid Stakes at Moonee Valley, is the dam of Exceed And Excel filly Oscietra. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Exceed And …

Snowdens and Lloyd team up with Gibraltar Girl in Mode Plate

Snowdens and Lloyd team up with Gibraltar Girl in Mode Plate

8 Dec, 2016

The Snowden Racing Team will link up with in-form jockey Jeff Lloyd with Gibraltar Girl in the Listed $100,000 Peak Sports And Spine Centre Mode Plate (1200m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

In-form jockey Jeff Lloyd, above, will ride Gibraltar Girl in the Mode Plate at Eagle Farm. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Lloyd is riding …

Australian pair draw midfield in Hong Kong Sprint

Australian pair draw midfield in Hong Kong Sprint

8 Dec, 2016

Australian sprinters Takedown and Rebel Dane have drawn midfield barriers in the Group 1 HK$18.5m Longines Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Takedown, above, has drawn barrier 6 in the Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Takedown has drawn barrier six in the fourteen horse field with Tim …

Australian Cup 2017 Autumn target for Tosen Stardom

Australian Cup 2017 Autumn target for Tosen Stardom

8 Dec, 2016

Japanese import Tosen Stardom will be aimed towards the Group 1 $1.5m Australian Cup (2000m) at Flemington on March 11 in a bid to avoid clashing with super star Winx during the 2017 Autumn Carnival.

Premiership winning trainer Darren Weir, above, will aim Tosen Stardom towards the Australian Cup at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing …

Chris Parnham rides Lite’N In My Veins in A.J. Scahill Stakes

Chris Parnham rides Lite’N In My Veins in A.J. Scahill Stakes

8 Dec, 2016

The Fred Kersley trained Lite’N In My Veins will have a change of jockey for the first time this preparation when Chris Parnham takes over the reins from his brother Steven in the Group 3 $250,000 A.J. Scahill Stakes (1400m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Chris Parnham, above, rides Lite’N In My Veins in …

Rebel Dane will be back to correct weight for Hong Kong Sprint

Rebel Dane will be back to correct weight for Hong Kong Sprint

8 Dec, 2016

Trainer Gary Portelli is confident that Rebel Dane will be back to his correct weight when he lines up in the Group 1 HK$18.5m Longines Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Rebel Dane, above, will be in fine condition for the Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin. Photo by Race Horse Photos …

Azkadellia could lose Group 1 win

Azkadellia could lose Group 1 win

8 Dec, 2016

High profile mare Azkadellia’s racetrack performances are in danger of being nullified and this could include her win in the Group 1 $1m Queen Of The Turf Stakes (1600m) at Randwick during the 2016 Sydney Autumn Carnival.

The ownership of G1 winning mare Azkadellia, above, is under investigation. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Racing Victoria …