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Prized Icon to resume in 2017 Hobartville Stakes

Prized Icon to resume in 2017 Hobartville Stakes

15 Feb, 2017

Victory Derby winner Prized Icon is set to resume in the 2017 Group 2 $400,000 Schweppes Hobartville Stakes (1400m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Victoria Derby winner Prized Icon, above, will resume in the Hobartville Stakes at Rosehill. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The James Cummings trained Prized Icon will be having his first start since …

Baker Back with Six 2017 Australian Derby Nominations

Baker Back with Six 2017 Australian Derby Nominations

6 Feb, 2017

Prolific New Zealand horseman Murray Baker is back chasing his fourth success with six nominations for the Australian Derby 2017 this Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.

James Cummings’ Victoria Derby winner Prized Icon is among the key 2017 Australian Derby nominations taken this autumn. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Championship nominations for the 10 feature races …

Savile Row to take on older horses at Te Rapa

Savile Row to take on older horses at Te Rapa

18 Jan, 2017

Trainer Mike Moroney is considering testing his three year old Savile Row against the older horse at Te Rapa on his way to the Group 1 NZ$1m Vodafone NZ Derby (2400m) at Ellerslie on March 4.

Trainer Mike Moroney, above, is considering the Australian Derby at Randwick for his 3yo Savile Row. Photo by Taron …

2016 Melbourne Cup: Maher tips Jameka to win

2016 Melbourne Cup: Maher tips Jameka to win

31 Oct, 2016

Trainer Ciaron Maher is tipping  Jameka to win the Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) and he will go the Flemington today with very little pressure on his shoulders.

Jameka, above, is one of the main fancies for the Melbourne Cup at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Jameka scored a runaway three lengths …

2016 Caulfield Cup: Wide barrier to test Tally

2016 Caulfield Cup: Wide barrier to test Tally

13 Oct, 2016

A wide barrier will fully test Tally‘s chances of winning the Group 1 $3m BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Tally, above, will have to overcome a wide barrier in the Caulfield Cup at Caulfield. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The John O’Shea trained Tally, who will carry the Godophin royal blue colours, …

Hauraki remains favourite for the Epsom

Hauraki remains favourite for the Epsom

28 Sep, 2016

The John O’Shea trained Hauraki remains the favourite for the Group 1 $1m Epsom (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday and gets his chance to breakthrough for his initial Group 1 win.

Hauraki, above, sits at the top of the market order for the Epsom at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Hauraki, the $5.50 favourite with …

Jameka gets half a kilo Cups penalty for Naturalism Stakes win

Jameka gets half a kilo Cups penalty for Naturalism Stakes win

20 Sep, 2016

The Ciaron Maher trained Jameka has been given a 0.5kg penalty for both the Caulfield Cup and the Melbourne Cup for her win in the Group 3 $150,000 Bendigo Bank East Malvern MRC Foundation Cup (Naturalism Stakes) (2000m) at Caulfield last Saturday.

Naturalism Stakes winner Jameka, above, has been given a 0.5kg penalty for both …

Tavago out of Hill Stakes

Tavago out of Hill Stakes

15 Sep, 2016

Australian Derby winner Tavago is out of the Group 2 $200,000 Ascend Sales Trophies Hill Stakes (2000m) at Randwick on Saturday and will have his next Spring Carnival start at Caulfield next week.

Tavago, above, is out of the Hill Stakes and will be saved for the Underwood Stakes at Caulfield. Photo by Steve Hart.…

Tally heads to the Memsie Stakes as a ‘young man’

Tally heads to the Memsie Stakes as a ‘young man’

25 Aug, 2016

Promising four year old Tally will kick off his Spring Carnival as a ‘young man’ when he steps out in the Group 1 $500,000 New Zealand Bloodstock Memsie Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Tally, above, is one of the outsiders in the Memsie Stakes at Caulfield. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Trainer John O’Shea …

Ben Melham picks up the ride on Tavago in Memsie Stakes

Ben Melham picks up the ride on Tavago in Memsie Stakes

16 Aug, 2016

Melbourne jockey Ben Melham has picked up the ride on Australian Derby winner Tavago when he resumes for the Spring in the Group 1 $500,000 Memsie Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on August 27.

Jockey Ben Melham, above, will ride Tavago in the Memsie Stakes at Caulfield. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Tommy Berry was aboard the …