News About: 2012 Gilgai Stakes

Hallowell Belle Salutes For Waterhouse in Gilgai

Hallowell Belle Salutes For Waterhouse in Gilgai

6 Oct, 2012

Soon after claiming Group 1 wins in the Epsom and Metropolitan, Sydney trainer Gai Waterhouse tasted success in Melbourne as Hallowell Belle produced a strong finish to take out the Group 2 Gilgai Stakes (1200m).

Hallowell Belle scored their first Group win in the Group 2 Gilgai Stakes. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

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Heathcote’s Forgotten Spring Contender Gets Melbourne Test

Heathcote’s Forgotten Spring Contender Gets Melbourne Test

4 Oct, 2012

Buffering and Solzhenitsyn have already shown they are up to grade in Melbourne but it will be a less heralded member of Robert Heathcote’s spring brigade stepping out in the Victorian capital this weekend.

Excellantes (outside) will get a Melbourne test in the Group 2 Gilgai Stakes at Flemington. Photo by: Daniel Costello

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Gollan Hoping for Second Boom in Gilgai

Gollan Hoping for Second Boom in Gilgai

2 Oct, 2012

Same trainer, same result, different horse.

That is what Tony Gollan is hoping will occur in the Group 2 Gilgai Stakes (1200m) at Flemington on Saturday when Spirit Of Boom attempts to emulate the achievement of half-brother Temple Of Boom who took top honours last year.

Spirit Of Boom will look to emulate half-brother Temple …