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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, …

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 …

Zahra to ride Charlevoix in South Australian Derby

Zahra to ride Charlevoix in South Australian Derby

10 May, 2016

Mark Zahra has picked up the ride on Charlevoix at the expense of the injured Luke Nolen in the Group 1 $500,000 South Australian Derby (2500m) at Morphettville on Saturday.

Mark Zahra, above, will ride Charlevoix in the South Australian Derby at Morphettville. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

The Mick Kent trained Charlevoix was installed the …

No concerns for Tally getting 2400m of Australian Derby

No concerns for Tally getting 2400m of Australian Derby

30 Mar, 2016

Trainer John O’Shea has no concerns that the in-form Tally will has any trouble getting the 2400m of the Group 1 $2m BMW Australian Derby at Randwick on the first day of ‘The Championships’ on Saturday.

Tally will be stepping up the 2400m of the Australian Derby at Randwick for the first time. Photo by …

Australian Guineas hopefuls Mahuta and Palentino to gallop together

Australian Guineas hopefuls Mahuta and Palentino to gallop together

29 Feb, 2016

Darren Weir’s Australian Guineas hopefuls Mahuta and Palentino will gallop together at Ballarat on Tuesday morning in preparation for their clash in the $750,000 Group 1 over 1600m for the three year old at Flemington on Saturday.

Mahuta, above, will gallop with stablemate Palentino in preparation for the Australian Guineas. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The …

Perfect Reflection to be tested in Blinkers for Australian Guineas

Perfect Reflection to be tested in Blinkers for Australian Guineas

29 Feb, 2016

Melbourne Cup winning trainer Darren Weir will test out Perfect Reflection with the blinkers on in a bid to increase her chances in the Group 1 $750,000 Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Perfect Reflection finished third to Don’t Doubt Mamma, above, in The Vanity at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Perfect Reflection …

Hayes Happy To Have Mahuta In Australian Guineas

Hayes Happy To Have Mahuta In Australian Guineas

29 Feb, 2016

Darren Weir confirmed on Friday night that Mahuta will contest the 2016 Australian Guineas and rival trainer David Hayes believes that improves the chances of his classy filly Risque.

Co-trainer David Hayes is very bullish about the chances of Risque in the 2016 Australian Guineas at Flemington this weekend. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Mahuta …

Mahuta out of Autumn Classic, runs in Australian Guineas

Mahuta out of Autumn Classic, runs in Australian Guineas

27 Feb, 2016

Pre post favourite Mahuta has been scratched from the Group 2 $200,000 Ladbrokes Caulfield Autumn Classic (1800m) at Caulfield today and will run in next week’s Group 1 $750,000 Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington.

Mahuta has been scratched from the Autumn Classic at Caulfield and will now run in the Australian Guineas at Flemington. Photo …

Mahuta Included In Autumn Classic Nominations

Mahuta Included In Autumn Classic Nominations

23 Feb, 2016

The 2016 Autumn Classic nominations have been released and Mahuta is a surprise inclusion in the early entries for the Group 2 event that will be held at Caulfield on Saturday.

Mahuta led from start to finish to take out the Autumn Stakes at Caulfield last start. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Mahuta started his …

Alpine Eagle Impresses McEvoy With Track Work Gallop

Alpine Eagle Impresses McEvoy With Track Work Gallop

2 Feb, 2016

Alpine Eagle impressed trainer Tony McEvoy with a strong piece of track work this morning as he continues his return from the injury that prematurely ended his 2015 Spring Racing Carnival campaign.

Alpine Eagle stamped himself as a horse to watch with a win in the Autumn Classic. Photo by: Sarah Ebbett

A great deal …