News About: Blake Shinn

First Seal retired from the track

First Seal retired from the track

10 Apr, 2017

Group 1 winning mare First Seal has been retired from racing following her unplaced effort in the Group 1 $1m Coolmore Legacy Queen Of The Turf Stakes (1600m) at Randwick last Saturday.

Group 1 winning mare First Seal,above, has been retired from racing. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Jockey Blake Shinn let First Seal stride …

Generalissimo is the South Pacific Classic Winner

Generalissimo is the South Pacific Classic Winner

8 Apr, 2017

Generalissimo has produced an impressive turn of foot in the final straight at Royal Randwick to win the Listed South Pacific Classic (1400m) this afternoon.

Generalissimo beat Rosa Carolina on the line in the South Pacific Classic this afternoon. Photo: Steve Hart

Generalissimo jumped from the gates well, but was settled off the early pace …

Nurse Kitchen has to overcome outside barrier in Australian Oaks

Nurse Kitchen has to overcome outside barrier in Australian Oaks

4 Apr, 2017

Big race jockey Blake Shinn has been given the tough task of navigating a winning path on Nurse Kitchen from the outside barrier in the Group 1 $1m James Boag’s Premium Australian Oaks (2400m) at Randwick on day two of ‘The Championships’ on Saturday.

Nurse Kitchen, above in white and blue colours, will need plenty …

Drop in class and a better track sees Acatour win Carbine Club Stakes

Drop in class and a better track sees Acatour win Carbine Club Stakes

1 Apr, 2017

A drop back in class and a better racing surface saw Acatour back in the winner’s stall in the Group 3 $200,000 Chine Horse Club Carbine Club Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on the first day of ‘The Championships’ today.

Acatour, above, appreciated a better racing surface to win the Carbine Club Stakes at Randwick. Photo …

Wide barrier no concern for Sheidel in William Reid Stakes

Wide barrier no concern for Sheidel in William Reid Stakes

24 Mar, 2017

Lindsay Park co-trainers Tom Dadernig doesn’t consider a wide barrier is any concern for Sheidel in the Group 1 $500,000 Keogh Homes William Reid Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley tonight.

Sheidel, above, has the speed to overcome a wide barrier in the William Reid Stakes at Moonee Valley. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Dabernig can …

Tavago Too Good in Sky High Stakes

Tavago Too Good in Sky High Stakes

11 Mar, 2017

Australian Derby winner Tavago has returned to winning form with a dominant performance for success in the Group 3 Sky High Stakes (2000m) at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse this afternoon.

Tavago stormed home to win the Group 3 Sky High Stakes. Photo: Steve Hart

Tavago failed to come up in the spring and was sent to …

Single Bullet Into Golden Slipper After Pago Pago Stakes Win

Single Bullet Into Golden Slipper After Pago Pago Stakes Win

11 Mar, 2017

Single Bullet earnt a place in the 2017 Golden Slipper with a fighting victory in the Pago Pago Stakes at Rosehill Gardens this afternoon.

Single Bullet outfought Ducimus to take out the Pago Pago Stakes this afternoon. Photo by: Steve Hart

Ducimus went into the Pago Pago Stakes as a clear favourite following the scratching …

The Galaxy Next For Challenge Stakes Winner English

The Galaxy Next For Challenge Stakes Winner English

4 Mar, 2017

English will return to Group 1 level in the 2017 The Galaxy after she scored a narrow victory in the Challenge Stakes at Royal Randwick this afternoon.

English and Redzel fought out the finish in the 2017 Challenge Stakes. Photo by: Steve Hart

English was outpaced in the early stages of the Challenge Stakes, but …

Gunnison To Golden Slipper After Todman Stakes Victory

Gunnison To Golden Slipper After Todman Stakes Victory

4 Mar, 2017

Gunnison will head to the 2017 Golden Slipper at Rosehill Gardens in a fortnight after he recorded a tough victory in the Todman Stakes at Royal Randwick this afternoon.

Gunnison and Invader fought out the finish in the 2017 Todman Stakes at Royal Randwick this afternoon. Photo by: Steve Hart

Gunnison took up the running …

Savatiano could be suprise packet in Widden Stakes

Savatiano could be suprise packet in Widden Stakes

27 Jan, 2017

Well bred filly Savatiano could be a surprise packet when she makes her race day debut in the Group 3 $150,000 Widden Stakes (1100m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Jockey Blake Shinn, above, rides Divine Messenger in the Widden Stakes at Rosehill. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Trainer John O’Shea wouldn’t be astounded if Savatiano stormed over …