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Doyle Plans to be back for Astern in The Galaxy

Doyle Plans to be back for Astern in The Galaxy

15 Feb, 2017

Injured jockey James Doyle plans to be back in the saddle to ride glamour colt Astern in the Group 1 $700,000 The Galaxy (1100m) at Rosehill on Golden Slipper Day March 18.

Injured jockey James Doyle, above winning on Veranillo in the Hinchinbrook Stakes at Randwick, plans to be back in the saddle on Golden …

James Doyle to  miss key Autumn rides with fractured hand

James Doyle to miss key Autumn rides with fractured hand

14 Feb, 2017

Godolphin’s stand in jockey James Doyle will miss several key rides over the 2017 Sydney Autumn Carnival after fracturing his right hand in a fall at Randwick on Monday.

James Doyle, above in the Godolphin royal blue colours winning on Veranillo, will miss several key Autumn Carnival rides because of a fractured hand. Photo by …

A start for Omei Sword in Light Fingers Stakes still not decided

A start for Omei Sword in Light Fingers Stakes still not decided

7 Feb, 2017

Trainer Chris Waller will decide on Wednesday morning if his smart filly Omei Sword will take her place in the Group 2 $200,000 Light Fingers Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Omei Sword, above, has been nominated for the Light Fingers Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Omei Sword was due to make her …

2 times T J Smith Stakes winner Chautauqua among 2017 nominations

2 times T J Smith Stakes winner Chautauqua among 2017 nominations

6 Feb, 2017

The Team Hawkes trained Chautauqua will be chasing his third straight win in the 2017 Group 1 $2.5m Darley T J Smith Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on the first day of ‘The Championships’ on April 1 after being one of the seventy-five horses listed in the nominations.

Chautauqua, above, is among the nominations for the …

Astern in great shape for Black Caviar Lightning

Astern in great shape for Black Caviar Lightning

6 Feb, 2017

Golden Rose winner Astern has come through a second barrier trial today in great style in preparation for his return in the Autumn in the Group 1 $750,000 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) at Flemington on February 18.

Astern, above, has come through a second barrier trial at Warwick Farm in great style in preparation for …

Star Turn impresses with Rosehill trial win

Star Turn impresses with Rosehill trial win

31 Jan, 2017

Brilliant colt Star Turn looks set for a big Autumn Carnival campaign on the back of an impressive barrier trial win at Rosehill today.

Star Turn, above, was an impressive winner at the Rosehill barrier trials. Photo by Steve Hart.

Star Turn was making his first public appearance since running third behind Flying Artie and …

Astern confirmed for Black Caviar Lightning

Astern confirmed for Black Caviar Lightning

24 Jan, 2017

Golden Rose winner Astern will kick off his 2017 Autumn Carnival campaign in the in the Group 1 $750,000 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) at Flemington on February 18.

Astern, above, will kick off his 2017 Autumn Carnival in the Black Caviar Lightning at Flemington. Photo by Steve Hart.

Astern’s Lightning start was confirmed on the …

Divine Prophet, Prized Icon among 2017 Australian Guineas nominations

Divine Prophet, Prized Icon among 2017 Australian Guineas nominations

24 Jan, 2017

Last year’s Melbourne Spring Carnival Group 1 winners Prized Icon and Divine Prophet are set to face off during the Autumn Carnival with both colts nominated for the 2017 Group 1 $750,000 Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington on March 4.

Victoria Derby winner Prized Icon, above, is among the nominations for the 2017 Australian Guineas …

3yos headline 2017 Newmarket Handicap Nominations

3yos headline 2017 Newmarket Handicap Nominations

24 Jan, 2017

Group 1 winning three year olds Astern, Extreme Choice and Flying Artie headline the nominations for the 2017 Group 1 $1.25m Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington on March 11.

Group 1 winning 3yo Extreme Choice, above, is among the nominations for the Newmarket Handicap at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Astern is one …

Astern had quiet trial before Autumn Carnival return

Astern had quiet trial before Autumn Carnival return

23 Jan, 2017

Golden Rose winner Astern had a quiet trial at Warwick Farm this morning in the lead up to his return to the race track for an Autumn Carnival campaign.

Astern, above winning the Golden Rose at Rosehill, pleased connections with an easy barrier trial at Warwick Farm. Photo by Steve Hart.

Astern claimed a Group …