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Turn Me Loose to chase back to back Futurity Stakes wins

Turn Me Loose to chase back to back Futurity Stakes wins

19 Jan, 2017

Multiple Group 1 winning Kiwi galloper Turn Me Loose will be chasing back to back wins in the Group 1 $500,000 Futurity Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on February 25.

Turn Me Loose, above, will be chasing back to back wins in the Futurity Stakes during the Melbourne Autumn Carnival. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

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McEvoy to re-unite with Turn Me Loose in Australia Stakes

McEvoy to re-unite with Turn Me Loose in Australia Stakes

17 Jan, 2017

Melbourne Cup winning jockey Kerrin McEvoy will ride Kiwi galloper Turn Me Loose when he returns to Melbourne to run in the Group 2 $200,000 Jeep Australia Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley on January 27.

Jockey Kerrin McEvoy, above, will ride Turn Me Loose in the Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley. Photo by Daniel Costello.…

2017 Australia Stakes Likely for Mourinho

2017 Australia Stakes Likely for Mourinho

10 Jan, 2017

Team Gelagotis have revealed that the Group 2 Australia Stakes (1400m) at Moonee Valley on January 27th is likely to figure as the autumn launch pad for Mourinho, after the veteran completed a strong barrier trial at Cranbourne on Monday morning.

Mourinho is likely to return to racing in the Group 2 Australia Stakes …

Track specialist Holler returns in the Manikato Stakes

Track specialist Holler returns in the Manikato Stakes

20 Oct, 2016

Track specialist Holler returns to Moonee Valley on Friday night to take on a slick field of sprinters in the Group 1 $1m Manikato Stakes (1200m).

Track specialist Holler, above, returns to Moonee Valley in the Manikato Stakes. Photo by

The John O’Shea trained Holler has visited Moonee Valley on three occasions for two wins …

Darley Classic the Spring Target for Hucklebuck

Darley Classic the Spring Target for Hucklebuck

20 Jul, 2016

Leading South Australian trainer Phillip Stokes has revealed that Hucklebuck will be kept to light duties upon resuming in spring; culminating in an appearance in the Group 1 Darley Classic (1200m) at Flemington in November.

The Group 1 Darley Classic will figure as the major Spring Carnival target for Hucklebuck. Photo: Sarah Ebbett

A Group …

Holler to miss July Cup, Spring Carnival a priority

Holler to miss July Cup, Spring Carnival a priority

22 Jun, 2016

Trainer John O’Shea will bypass the Group 1 £500,000 Darley July Cup (6 furlong) at Newmarket on July 9 with Holler and has sent the three year old home to prepare for the Spring Carnival.

Holler will return to Australia and be prapared for the Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.…

Holler chasing back to back G1 wins in William Reid Stakes

Holler chasing back to back G1 wins in William Reid Stakes

23 Mar, 2016

Proven Group 1 performer Holler is chasing back to back wins at the elite level when he takes on a slick field in the Group 1 $500,000 Mitchelton Wines William Reid Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley on Thursday night.

Holler is chasing back to back G1 wins in the William Reid Stakes at Moonee Valley. …

2016 Canterbury Stakes Results: Holler Wins

2016 Canterbury Stakes Results: Holler Wins

5 Mar, 2016

Holler led from start to finish to record a maiden win at Group 1 level in the 2016 Canterbury Stakes at Royal Randwick this afternoon.

A brilliant James McDonald ride helped Holler to victory in the 2016 Canterbury Stakes. Photo by: Steve Hart

Holler was extremely quick out of the gates and jockey James McDonald …

Hucklebuck will be at his peak for Futurity Stakes

Hucklebuck will be at his peak for Futurity Stakes

25 Feb, 2016

Leading Adelaide trainer Phillip Stokes is confident that Hucklebuck will be at peak condition when he contests the Group 1 $500,000 italktravel Futurity Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Hucklebuck, above, will be at his peak for the Futurity Stakes at Caulfield. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Hucklebuck resumed from an injury enforced break for a …

Lucky Hussler The Pick Of Weir’s 2016 Orr Stakes Trio

Lucky Hussler The Pick Of Weir’s 2016 Orr Stakes Trio

12 Feb, 2016

Darren Weir has three runners in the 2016 Ladbrokes Orr Stakes field and he believes that Lucky Hussler is his best chance to take out the Group 1 winner at Caulfield on Saturday.

Stratum Star is one of three Darren Weir-trained horses in the 2016 Ladbrokes Orr Stakes. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Lucky Hussler …