News About: Assail

Injury-Plagued Assail Retired

Injury-Plagued Assail Retired

13 Aug, 2013

The racing career of injury-plagued filly Assail is over after efforts to fix a rare throat problem that has restricted her breathing failed.

2012 Wyong Magic Millions winner Assail has been retired due to a throat problem. Photo by: Steve Hart

The daughter of Charge Forward has been restricted to just four race starts since …

Rodd to miss Villa Verde ride in Reisling Stakes

Rodd to miss Villa Verde ride in Reisling Stakes

16 Mar, 2013

Bendigo trainer Shaun Dwyer won’t have to search far for a replacement rider for his smart filly Villa Verde after regular rider Michael Rodd was suspended at Moonee Valley last night.

Villa Verde will need a new jockey for the Reisling Stakes. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Villa Verde is set to resume in …

Assail back on Golden Slipper trail

Assail back on Golden Slipper trail

15 Mar, 2013

Master trainer Clarry Connors is once again relying on his expertise with two year olds to secure a Golden Slipper berth for his injury prone filly Assail with a win in the Group 3 $125,000 Les Johnson Memorial Sweet Embrace Stakes (1200m) at Warwick Farm tomorrow.

Assail gets her chance to gain a Golden Slipper …

Conners fighting a tough battle with Assail

Conners fighting a tough battle with Assail

29 Jan, 2013

Trainer Clarry Conners knows that he is fighting a tough battle to get his speedy filly Assail fit in time for the Group 1 $3.5m Tooheys New Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill on April 6.

Trainer Clarry Conners has a tough battle to get Assail fit for the Golden Slipper. Photo by: Steve Hart.

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Assail’s Autumn under a cloud

Assail’s Autumn under a cloud

14 Jan, 2013

Clarry Conners’ smart two year old Assail’s Autumn Carnival campaign in under a cloud after the filly was scratched from the $2m Jeep Magic Millions 2yo Classic (1200m) at the Gold Coast on Saturday morning.

Assail's autumn campaign is in doubt after their scratching from the Magic Millions Classic. Photo by: Steve Hart.

The raging …

Favourite Assail Scratched from Magic Millions

Favourite Assail Scratched from Magic Millions

12 Jan, 2013

Magic Millions Classic hot favourite Assail has been scratched from today’s juvenile feature after the discovery of a foot abscess.

Assail has been scratched from the Magic Millions Classic. Photo by: Steve Hart.

The Clarry Conners-trained filly was as short as $2.50 in some markets during the week and the problem came as a disappointing …

Hayes has Gracious Prospect for Magic Millions

Hayes has Gracious Prospect for Magic Millions

11 Jan, 2013

Top Victorian trainer David Hayes is quietly confident his two year old Gracious Prospect can turn the tables on the short priced favourite Assail in the $2m Jeep Magic Millions 2yo Classic (1200m) at the Gold Coast tomorrow.

Hayes said that Gracious Prospect was out of luck on the tight turning Wyong track when sixth …

History Against Widely Drawn Clevadude

History Against Widely Drawn Clevadude

11 Jan, 2013

If Rick Hore-Lacy was a little annoyed following the Magic Millions Classic (1200m) draw at Surfers Paradise on Tuesday you could hardly blame him.

Clevadude will have to overcome a wide barrier to taste Magic Millions success. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia.

His raw but talented gelding Clevadude’s chances in the $2 million race …

Newitt needs ‘a little bit of luck’ in the Magic Millions 2yo Classic

Newitt needs ‘a little bit of luck’ in the Magic Millions 2yo Classic

9 Jan, 2013

Top Melbourne jockey Craig Newitt says he needs ‘a little bit of luck’ to overcome the horror barrier draw on Clevadude in the $2m Jeep Magic Millions 2yo Classic (1200m) at the Gold Coast on Saturday.

Clevadude has drawn wide in barrier 18 for the Magic Millions 2yo Classic. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia…

Barrier draw has thrown new light on Magic Millions 2yo Classic

Barrier draw has thrown new light on Magic Millions 2yo Classic

9 Jan, 2013

The Jeep Magic Millions 2yo Classic barrier drew has thrown new light onto the $2m 1200m scamper for the youngsters at the Gold Coast on Saturday.

Top Sydney trainer Clarry Conners would preferred to have drawn two or three gates out with $2.60 favourite Assail after the filly drew the coveted number one spot while …