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Divine Prophet, Prized Icon among 2017 Australian Guineas nominations

Divine Prophet, Prized Icon among 2017 Australian Guineas nominations

24 Jan, 2017

Last year’s Melbourne Spring Carnival Group 1 winners Prized Icon and Divine Prophet are set to face off during the Autumn Carnival with both colts nominated for the 2017 Group 1 $750,000 Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington on March 4.

Victoria Derby winner Prized Icon, above, is among the nominations for the 2017 Australian Guineas …

Inside Agent can find his way to an Australian Guineas start

Inside Agent can find his way to an Australian Guineas start

20 Jan, 2017

Promising three year old Inside Agent can find his way into the Group 1 $750,000 Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington on March 4 if he races up to trainer Nigel Blackiston’s expectations.

Trainer Nigel Blackiston, above, is hoping Inside Agent finds his way into the Australian Guineas at Flemington. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Inside Agent …

I Am A Star Chasing More Group 1 Glory in Autumn

I Am A Star Chasing More Group 1 Glory in Autumn

18 Jan, 2017

Trainer Shane Nichols is yet to settle on a major campaign target for I Am A Star, but has confirmed that the talented three-year-old will be given several opportunities to add to her Group 1 tally during the 2017 Autumn Carnival.

I Am A Star will be set for several Group 1 targets during the …

Australian Guineas Autumn target for Seaburge

Australian Guineas Autumn target for Seaburge

16 Jan, 2017

The Group 1 $750,000 Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington on March 4 is the 2017 Autumn Carnival target for tough three year old Seaburge.

Seaburge, above blue and lime colours, will be aimed towards the Australian Guineas at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Seaburge was denied a Guineas win when he failed by a …

Comin’ Through Working Well Towards Autumn Carnival

Comin’ Through Working Well Towards Autumn Carnival

10 Jan, 2017

Trainer Chris Waller has revealed that exciting three-year-old Comin’ Through has taken plenty of benefit from his time away from racing, and will be geared towards major Group 1 targets during the forthcoming Autumn Carnival.

Comin’ Through will be set for a third-up appearance in one of the Randwick Guineas or Australian Guineas this season. …

Australian Guineas a Target for Power Trip

Australian Guineas a Target for Power Trip

19 Dec, 2016

Trainer John McArdle has revealed that exciting three-year-old Power Trip will be set for an appearance in the Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m), when he returns to racing in the 2017 Autumn Carnival.

Power Trip will be set for an appearance in the 2017 Australian Guineas at Flemington. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Power Trip has …

Hazzabeel heads home for Kingston Town Classic

Hazzabeel heads home for Kingston Town Classic

22 Nov, 2016

Former Perth galloper Hazzabeel will head home to run in the Group 1 $1m Peters Investments-Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot in Perth on December 3 following his win in the Kilmore Cup.

Trainer Ciaron Maher, above, will send Hazzabeel to Perth to run in the Kingston Town Classic at Ascot. Photo by Daniel Costello.…

Comin’ Through came through to win the Carbine Club Stakes

Comin’ Through came through to win the Carbine Club Stakes

29 Oct, 2016

Promising three year old Comin’ Through will be aimed towards the Rosehill Guineas in the Autumn after winning the Group 3 $200,000 The Carbine Club Stakes (1600m) at Flemington today.

Comin’ Through, yellow colours, came from well back in the field to win The Carbine Club Stakes at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Trainer …

Bon Aurum draws midfield in Toorak Handicap

Bon Aurum draws midfield in Toorak Handicap

5 Oct, 2016

A midfield barrier draw for Bon Aurum will give him a great chance to claim back to back Group 1 wins when he steps out in the $500,000 IG Markets Toorak Handicap (1600m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Bon Aurum, above, is chasing his second G1 win in the Toorak Handicap at Caulfield. Photo by Ultimate …

Late notification will see Palentino wear blinkers in Epsom

Late notification will see Palentino wear blinkers in Epsom

28 Sep, 2016

Racing New South Wales Stewards have accepted a late application for the Darren Weir trained Palentino to wear blinkers in the Group 1 $1m Epsom (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Palentino, above, will wear the blinkers in the Epsom at Randwick. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Weir had signalled earlier in the week that Palentino …