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Ready For Victory Included In Danehill Stakes Nominations

Ready For Victory Included In Danehill Stakes Nominations

7 Sep, 2015

Ready For Victory has been included in the 2015 Danehill Stakes nominations and the talented colt is set to remain in Melbourne for the Group 2 event that will be held at Flemington on Saturday.

Ready For Victory will have the chance to return to winning form in the 2015 Danehill Stakes at Flemington this …

O’Shea Happy With 1Print Handicap Duo

O’Shea Happy With 1Print Handicap Duo

31 Jul, 2015

Godolphin have both Demonstrate and Bantam in the 2015 1Print Handicap field and trainer John O’Shea is happy with the condition of both gallopers heading into the $80,000 event.

Bantam will return to the races in the 1Print Handicap at Moonee Valley tomorrow. Photo by: Sarah Ebbett

Demonstrate scored his maiden race win with a …

Blinkers To Help Godolphin Blue Diamond Stakes Duo

Blinkers To Help Godolphin Blue Diamond Stakes Duo

28 Feb, 2015

Godolphin have both Sampeah and Bantam in the 2015 Blue Diamond Stakes field and trainer John O’Shea believes that the application of blinkers will help both horses in the Group 1 event at Caulfield this afternoon.

Sampeah is rated Godolphin’s best chance in the 2015 Blue Diamond Stakes this afternoon. Photo by: Steve Hart

Sampeah …

Fontiton Draws Inside Gate At Blue Diamond Stakes Barrier Draw

Fontiton Draws Inside Gate At Blue Diamond Stakes Barrier Draw

24 Feb, 2015

The 2015 Blue Diamond Stakes barrier draw has been completed and clear favourite Fontiton will jump from the inside barrier in the Group 1 event at Caulfield on Saturday.

Pride Of Dubai was the big winner of the 2015 Blue Diamond Stakes barrier draw that was conducted at Caulfield this morning. Photo by: Adrienne Bicknell…

2015 Blue Diamond Stakes Field Released

2015 Blue Diamond Stakes Field Released

24 Feb, 2015

The 2015 Blue Diamond Stakes field has been released and 15 talented juveniles are set to contest the Group 1 event at Caulfield on Saturday.

Fontiton is set to start the 2015 Blue Diamond Stakes as a clear favourite. Photo by: Adrienne Bicknell

Fontiton has been the standout two-year-old in Melbourne since she made her …

Two For Hayes In Blue Diamond Prelude Field

Two For Hayes In Blue Diamond Prelude Field

12 Feb, 2015

David Hayes has included both Call Me Anything and Extra Choice in the 2015 Blue Diamond Prelude (C&G) field, but he is not particularly optimistic about their chances in the Group 3 event at Caulfield on Saturday.

In-form trainer David Hayes has both Call Me Anything and Extra Choice in the 2015 Blue Diamond Prelude …

O’Shea has strong team of 2yos heading to Blue Diamond Stakes

O’Shea has strong team of 2yos heading to Blue Diamond Stakes

12 Jan, 2015

Trainer John O’Shea is set to increase his two year old stocks in his Melbourne stables heading up to the Group 1 $1m Sportingbet Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on February 28.

Rosehill winners Ottoman could join John O’Shea’s Melbourne team for the Blue Diamond Stakes at Caulfield. Photo by Steve Hart.

O’Shea hasn’t …

Golden Slipper The Target For Furnaces

Golden Slipper The Target For Furnaces

3 Dec, 2014

Trainer John O’Shea has confirmed that the 2015 Golden Slipper will be the target for talented colt Furnaces when he returns to racing next year.

Furnaces made his racing debut with an impressive victory at Rosehill Gardens on October 25. Photo by: Steve Hart

Furnaces stamped himself as a horse to watch when he won …

Bantam to be aimed towards the Blue Diamond Stakes

Bantam to be aimed towards the Blue Diamond Stakes

1 Dec, 2014

Even though Bantam only scored by a narrow margin at Moonee Valley last Saturday, he will now be given a short ease up before being prepared for the Group 1 $1m Sportingbet Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on February 28.

Bantam will now have a short break before being prepared for the Blue Diamond …

Palace Tycoon primed for a first up Moonee Valley win

Palace Tycoon primed for a first up Moonee Valley win

28 Nov, 2014

The Peter Moody trained two year old Palace Tycoon is primed for a first up Moonee Valley win in the $80,000 ADAPT Australia Handicap on Saturday.

Jockey Luke Nolen will be aboard first starter Palace Tycoon at Moonee Valley. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Palace Tycoon made trackwork watcher take notice when he scored …