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Awesome Rock on track for C.F. Orr Stakes return

Awesome Rock on track for C.F. Orr Stakes return

9 Jan, 2017

Emirates Stakes winner Awesome Rock is on track to kick off his Autumn Carnival campaign in the Group 1 $500,000 C.F. Orr Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on February 11 and will have a jump out at Flemington on Friday.

Awesome Rock, above, is being set for a return in the C.F. Orr Stakes at Caulfield. …

2017 Australian Cup Could Be Consensus for Kiwi Mare

2017 Australian Cup Could Be Consensus for Kiwi Mare

29 Dec, 2016

Melbourne’s Australian Cup 2017 in March could be on the cards for New Zealand-trained mare Consensus after her Group 1 win at home on Boxing Day.

Three-time Group 1 winner Volkstok’n’barrell (pictured) was beaten home in an upset by Consensus in the Zabeel Classic in NZ on Boxing Day. Photo: Steve Hart.

Trainer Stephen McKee …

Gailo Chop Transferred to the Care of Weir

Gailo Chop Transferred to the Care of Weir

14 Dec, 2016

Talented international Gailo Chop has been transferred to the care of leading Victorian trainer Darren Weir, ahead of a 2017 Autumn Racing Carnival campaign to be geared towards Group 1 targets.

Gailo Chop has been transferred to the care of Darren Weir. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Having been trained by notable French horseman Antoine De …

Australian Cup 2017 Autumn target for Tosen Stardom

Australian Cup 2017 Autumn target for Tosen Stardom

8 Dec, 2016

Japanese import Tosen Stardom will be aimed towards the Group 1 $1.5m Australian Cup (2000m) at Flemington on March 11 in a bid to avoid clashing with super star Winx during the 2017 Autumn Carnival.

Premiership winning trainer Darren Weir, above, will aim Tosen Stardom towards the Australian Cup at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing …

Australian Cup Autumn target for Jameka

Australian Cup Autumn target for Jameka

6 Dec, 2016

Trainer Ciaron Maher has pencilled in the Group 1 $1.5m Australian Cup (2000m) at Flemington in March as the main Autumn Carnival target for his Caulfield Cup winner Jameka.

Caulfield Cup winner Jameka, above, will be set for the Australian Cup at Flemington in the Autumn. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Jameka was one of …

Pakenham Cup winner Pilote D’Essai to be set for the Australian Cup

Pakenham Cup winner Pilote D’Essai to be set for the Australian Cup

5 Dec, 2016

Pakenham Cup winner Pilote D’Essai will be set for the Group 1 $1.5m Australian Cup (2000m) at Flemington during the 2017 Melbourne Autumn Carnival.

Trainer David Hayes, above, will set Pakenham Cup winner Pilote D’Essai for the Australian Cup at Flemington. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Lindsay Park trained Pilote D’Essai was dominant …

Appleby hoping to emulate Spring Success in the Autumn

Appleby hoping to emulate Spring Success in the Autumn

24 Nov, 2016

Godolphin’s English trainer Charlie Appleby is hoping to emulate his Spring Carnival success when he returns to Australia for the rich 2017 Sydney and Melbourne Autumn Carnivals.

Qewy, above, was one of five winners for trainer Charlie Appleby during the 2016 Melbourne Spring Carnival. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Appleby has indicated that none of …

Australian Cup Autumn Target for Railway Stakes winner

Australian Cup Autumn Target for Railway Stakes winner

21 Nov, 2016

Railway Stakes winner Scales Of Justice will head to Melbourne for next year’s Autumn Carnival to target the Group 1 $1.5m Australian Cup (2000m) at Flemington on March 11.

Good Project, above, ran second to Scales Of Justice in the Railway Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Steve Hart.

Hong Kong’s multiple premiership winning jockey Douglas …

Australian Cup On The Agenda For Eclipse Stakes Winner Turnitaround

Australian Cup On The Agenda For Eclipse Stakes Winner Turnitaround

12 Nov, 2016

Trainer Matthew Williams has revealed that the 2017 Australian Cup is the long-term goal for Turnitaround after he returned to winning form in the 2016 Eclipse Stakes at Ladbrokes Park this afternoon.

Turnitaround, above, winning the Eclipse Stakes at Sandown. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Turnitaround drew towards the outside of the Eclipse Stakes, but …

Australian Cup A Target For Sandown Stakes Winner Redkirk Warrior

Australian Cup A Target For Sandown Stakes Winner Redkirk Warrior

12 Nov, 2016

Co-trainer David Hayes has revealed that the 2017 Australian Cup could be the long-term goal for Redkirk Warrior following his win in the 2016 Sandown Stakes at Ladbrokes Park on Saturday.

Redkirk Warrior fought-off Stratum Star to win the Sandown Stakes at Ladbrokes Park this afternoon. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Redkirk Warrior went into …