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Ruthven’s staying ability can help overcome horror South Australian Derby barrier

Ruthven’s staying ability can help overcome horror South Australian Derby barrier

12 May, 2017

Caulfield trainer Ciaron Maher is hoping Ruthven’s staying credentials will be enough to make up for a horror barrier draw in the Group 1 $600,000 South Australian Derby (2500m) at Morphettville on Saturday.

Jockey Mark Zahra, above, rides Ruthven in the South Australian Derby at Morphettville. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Ruthven came up with barrier …

Odeon draws in close in capacity 2017 South Australian Derby field

Odeon draws in close in capacity 2017 South Australian Derby field

9 May, 2017

Early favourite Odeon has drawn nicely at barrier five in a capacity field for the 2017 Group 1 $600,000 South Australian Derby (2500m) at Morphettville on Saturday.

Odeon, above, has drawn barrier five in the South Australian Derby at Morphettville. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The final field for the South Australian Derby is made …

Callow new rider for Grand Chancellor in Chairman’s Stakes

Callow new rider for Grand Chancellor in Chairman’s Stakes

27 Apr, 2017

Melbourne jockey Noel Callow will be the new rider for South Australian Derby hopeful Grand Chancellor in the Group 3 $120,000 Chairman’s Stakes (2030m) at Morphettville on Saturday.

Jockey Noel Callow, above, is the new rider for Grand Chancellor in the Chairman’s Stakes at Morphettville. Photo by Steve Hart.

Callow replaces the injured Dom Tourneur …

Bonneval favoured to win 2017 Australian Oaks

Bonneval favoured to win 2017 Australian Oaks

7 Apr, 2017

Tough Kiwi filly Bonneval is favoured to win her second Oaks crown when she takes on twelve other fillies in the Group 1 $1m James Boag’s Premium Australian Oaks (2400m) at Randwick on day two of ‘The Championships’ on Saturday.

Hugh Bowman, above, rides Kiwi filly Bonneval in the Australian Oaks at Randwick. Photo by …

Tally has 1st attempt at 3200m in Sydney Cup

Tally has 1st attempt at 3200m in Sydney Cup

5 Apr, 2017

Promising stayer Tally will be making his first attempt at running over 3200m when he lines up in the Group 1 $2m Schweppes Sydney Cup at Randwick on the second day of ‘The Championships’ on Saturday.

Tally, above, will be stepping up to the 3200m for the first time in the Sydney Cup at Randwick. …

Nurse Kitchen has to overcome outside barrier in Australian Oaks

Nurse Kitchen has to overcome outside barrier in Australian Oaks

4 Apr, 2017

Big race jockey Blake Shinn has been given the tough task of navigating a winning path on Nurse Kitchen from the outside barrier in the Group 1 $1m James Boag’s Premium Australian Oaks (2400m) at Randwick on day two of ‘The Championships’ on Saturday.

Nurse Kitchen, above in white and blue colours, will need plenty …

2017 Australian Derby Results: Jon Snow an Impressive Winner

2017 Australian Derby Results: Jon Snow an Impressive Winner

1 Apr, 2017

Jon Snow has produced a second outstanding staying effort in as many weeks to take out the 2017 Group 1 Australian Derby (2400m) at Royal Randwick this afternoon.

Jon Snow beat Harper’s Choice to win the Group 1 Australian Derby this afternoon. Photo: Steve Hart

A third placegetter in the Group 1 New Zealand Derby …

The Championships Day 1 Results: It’s Somewhat Wins the Doncaster Mile

The Championships Day 1 Results: It’s Somewhat Wins the Doncaster Mile

1 Apr, 2017

Day 1 of The Championships has drawn some of the Autumn Racing Carnival’s best horses to Royal Randwick this afternoon and four Group 1 feature races headline a particularly impressive ten race card.

Le Romain is favourite to win this afternoon’s Group 1 Doncaster Mile at Randwick. Photo: Steve Hart

We will be covering The …

So Si Bon at his top for Australian Derby

So Si Bon at his top for Australian Derby

31 Mar, 2017

Trainer Robbie Laing has So Si Bon at his top for the clash against the Kiwi three year olds in the Group 1 $2m BMW Australian Derby (2400m) at Randwick on day one of ‘The Championships’ on Saturday.

Kerrin McEvoy, above, rides So Si Bon in the Australian Derby at Randwick. Photo by Race Horse …

Anaheim looking for back to back Australian Derby wins for stable

Anaheim looking for back to back Australian Derby wins for stable

29 Mar, 2017

Cranbourne based former Kiwi trainers Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young are looking to claim back to back wins in the Group 1 $2m BMW Australian Derby (2400m) at Randwick on Saturday with Anaheim after they collected the winning trophy last year with Tavago.

Jockey Hugh Bowman, above, will ride Anaheim in the Australian Derby at …