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Atomic Force Retired

Atomic Force Retired

13 Aug, 2013

Veteran sprinter Atomic Force has been retired after finishing at the tail of the field in the Group 3 Missile Stakes (1200m) at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Two-time Group 1 winner Atomic Force has been retired. Photo by: Taron Clarke

The injury-prone gelding has failed to fire in his last two campaigns and connections made …

Smith Looses Dream but Still has Force in Sydney

Smith Looses Dream but Still has Force in Sydney

9 Aug, 2013

Broadmeadow trainer Darren Smith has lost one black type contender for Sydney’s Randwick meeting on Saturday but will still be represented in the day’s feature race by former Group 1 hero Atomic Force.

Atomic Force will have to be at their best to be competitive in Saturday's Missile Stakes. Photo: Taron Clarke.

Smith was to …

Atomic Force to Wait for Decent Barrier

Atomic Force to Wait for Decent Barrier

11 Jul, 2013

Connections of Atomic Force remain confident the rising eight-year-old can still make an impact in high quality races but they aren’t about to risk him in unfavourable circumstances.

Atomic Force won't run at Caulfield on Saturday. Photo by: Taron Clarke.

The dual Group 1 winner was due to make his return in Saturday’s Sir John …

Atomic Force To Return In John Monash Stakes

Atomic Force To Return In John Monash Stakes

9 Jul, 2013

Injury plagued sprinter Atomic Force is set to make his latest return from injury in the Listed Sir John Monash Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield this Saturday.

Darren Smith is hoping Atomic Force can return to his best in the John Monash Stakes. Photo by: Taron Clarke

Trainer Darren Smith had Queensland Winter Carnival plans for …

Ortensia Heads Aussies Entered for Singapore Sprint

Ortensia Heads Aussies Entered for Singapore Sprint

14 Mar, 2013

Globetrotting mare Ortensia could chase more international success this year with trainer Paul Messara entering her for the Group 1 KrisFlyer International Sprint (1200m) in Singapore.

Ortensia heads a group of eight Australian horses entered for the KrisFlyer International Sprint in Singapore. Photo by: Taron Clarke.

Ortensia is the highest profile of eight Australian gallopers …

Clerical error omits Hay List from Challenge Stakes nominations

Clerical error omits Hay List from Challenge Stakes nominations

11 Mar, 2013

A clerical error had grand sprinter Hay List omitted from the nomination list for the Group 2 $175,000 Challenge Stakes (1000m) at Warwick Farm on Saturday.

Giant sprinter Hay List is ready to resume in the Challenge Stakes at Warwick Farm. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

But trainer John McNair confirmed that Hay List …

Rawiller to ride Southern Speed in Caulfield Cup

Rawiller to ride Southern Speed in Caulfield Cup

10 Oct, 2012

Group 1 winning jockey Nash Rawiller has been called upon to resurrect the chances of last year’s Caulfield Cup winner Southern Speed when she steps out to defend her title at Caulfield on Saturday week.

Last year's winner Southern Speed will be ridden by Nash Rawiller in the Caulfield Cup. Photo by: Taron Clarke

Inform …

Manikato Quality High Despite Star Absence

Manikato Quality High Despite Star Absence

25 Sep, 2012

There is no Black Caviar or Hay List but the Manikato Stakes (1200m) is set to be an explosive affair with an impressive list of 45 horses included in initial nominations for the Group 1 sprint.

Buffering is one of 45 horses in the Manikato Stakes nominations. Photo by: Taron Clarke

Heading the pack is …

Stars to Shine Under Valley Lights

Stars to Shine Under Valley Lights

25 Sep, 2012

There may be not be a Group 1 race on Friday night’s Moonee Valley card but there are plenty of horses who will bring Group 1 quality.

In what is the first night meeting of the spring, the likes of star three-year-olds Snitzerland and Pierro as well as sprinters Buffering and Tiger Tees will use …

Williams to ride Atomic Force at Moonee Valley

Williams to ride Atomic Force at Moonee Valley

21 Aug, 2012

Craig Williams will be the new jockey aboard Atomic Force when the Group 1 winner steps out for the first time this Spring Carnival at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

Jockey Craig Williams will partner Atomic Force (pictured) in the Listed Carlyon Stakes. Photo by: Steve Hart

Williams will replace regular rider Nash Rawiller in the …