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Lankan Rupee to miss major carnivals through injury

Lankan Rupee to miss major carnivals through injury

7 Nov, 2016

Injury plagued multiple Group 1 winning sprinter Lankan Rupee will miss the Perth Racing Carnival and next year’s rich Autumn Carnivals after succumbing to another leg injury.

Lankan Rupee, above, will be sent to the paddock for four mouths to recover from a leg injury. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

The Mick Price trained Lankan Rupee …

The Quarterback race against time to be fit for Lightning

The Quarterback race against time to be fit for Lightning

7 Nov, 2016

Trainer Robbie Griffiths will have a race against time to have The Quarterback fit to run in the Group 1 $750,000 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) at Flemington in February.

The Quarterback, above, has a race against time to be fit for the Black Caviar Lightning at Flemington in the Autumn. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.…

Japonisme can improve on better track in The Shorts

Japonisme can improve on better track in The Shorts

16 Sep, 2016

Premiership winning trainer Chris Waller is expecting vast improvement from Japonisme back on a better track in the Group 2 $200,000 The Bowermans Office Furniture The Shorts (1100m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Trainer Chris Waller is expecting an improved performance from Japonisme, above, in The Shorts at Randwick. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Japonisme got …

Dunn ‘Turns the lights back on’ Chautauqua in Flemington jump out

Dunn ‘Turns the lights back on’ Chautauqua in Flemington jump out

16 Sep, 2016

Jockey Dwayne Dunn said that he was out to “turn the lights back on” world champion sprinter Chautauqua in a Flemington jump out today.

Chautuaqua will resume for the Spring in the G1 Moir Stakes at Moonee Valley. Photo by Steve Hart.

Chautauqua was having his first serious hit out since winning the Group 1 …

Japonisme on G1 build up in Concorde Stakes

Japonisme on G1 build up in Concorde Stakes

2 Sep, 2016

Smart sprinter Japonisme is on a Group 1 build up when he resumes for the Spring Carnival in the Group 3 $125,000 James Boag’s Premium Concorde Stakes (1000m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Japonisme, above, will resume in the Conorde Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Leading trainer Chris Waller has earmarked Group 1 …

Lankan Rupee aiming for Spring Carnival comeback

Lankan Rupee aiming for Spring Carnival comeback

16 Jun, 2016

Trainer Mick Price is hoping for a light Spring campaign for his super sprinter Lankan Rupee who is recovering from a hock injury he suffered during the 2015 Melbourne Spring Carnival.

Super sprinter Lankan Rupee could return to the race track during the 2016 Spring Carnival. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Lankan Rupee had to undergo …

No Sprinters Stakes in Japan for Chautauqua

No Sprinters Stakes in Japan for Chautauqua

14 Jun, 2016

The world’s number one sprinter Chautauqua will bypass the Group 1 ¥212,280,000 Sprinters Stakes (1200m) at Nakayama Racecourse in Japan on October 2 and a chance to win a US$1m bonus and concentrate on the Melbourne Spring Carnival before returning to Hong Kong in December.

Chautauqua will race in Australia in the Spring before heading …

Glyn Schofield back on Japonisme in 2016 BTC Cup

Glyn Schofield back on Japonisme in 2016 BTC Cup

9 May, 2016

Jockey Glyn Schofield has been recalled to ride Japonsime in the Group 1 $500,000 BTC Cup (1200m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Jockey Glyn Schofield, above, has been recalled to ride Japonisme in the BTC Cup at Doomben. Photo by Taron Clarke.

Schofield has been aboard the Chris Waller trained Japonisme on two occasions for a …

Chautauqua to miss $1m GSC bonus, will be set for the Spring

Chautauqua to miss $1m GSC bonus, will be set for the Spring

3 May, 2016

Connections of sensational Chairman’s Sprint Prize winner Chautauqua will give up the opportunity to win a US$1m Global Sprint Challenge bonus and send the grey back to Australia to prepare for the Melbourne Spring Carnival.

A trip to England is off the cards for Chautauqua, above. Photo by Steve Hart.

Chautauqua was on track to …

Barrier 6 okay for Chautauqua in Chairman’s Sprint Prize

Barrier 6 okay for Chautauqua in Chairman’s Sprint Prize

29 Apr, 2016

Trainer Michael Hawkes was happy with barrier six for Chautauqua in the Group 1 HK$10,000,000 Chairman’s Sprint Prize (1200m) at Sha Tin in Hong Kong on Sunday, but said that the any gate would have suited the backmarker.

Chautauqua drew barrier 6 in Chairman’s Sprint Prize at Sha Tin in Hong Kong. Photo by Ultimate …