News About: 2013 Newmarket Handicap
Punters who moved quickly to put Barakey into the “sack file” after his disappointing 11th in the Newmarket Handicap may want to reconsider.
The Perth speedster had a genuine excuse when suffering the first defeat of his career, with scans confirming he fractured his knee during the $1 million sprint.
The five-year-old will have six …
Perth speedster Barakey was strong in a work-out down the Flemington straight this morning but remains slightly underdone for his tough first-up test in the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) on Saturday.
Everything was going to plan for the unbeaten sprinter before he was a late scratching at the barriers in the Oakleigh Plate last …
The difficult task of winning the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington first-up on Saturday week has become even harder for Perth gelding Luckygray.
The five-year-old has been allocated the topweight of 58kg for the $1 million sprint which hasn’t been won first-up since 1917.
Luckygray was last seen at the Perth Summer Racing …
He’s already the best in the west but can Perth’s sprinting sensation Barakey match it with the big guns in Melbourne?
Time will tell but one thing is certain. He’ll be there.
The unbeaten gelding successfully ticked the final box ahead of his Melbourne trip at Belmont Park on Tuesday when cruising to his second …
Western Australia’s sprinting sensation Barakey will trial at Belmont on Monday as preparations heat up ahead of his east coast assault.
The unbeaten gelding has not been seen since flashing home to win the Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes on November 24 and is being aimed at first-up test in the Group 1 Oakleigh Plate (1100m) …
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