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Thousand Guineas the Spring Target for Catchy

Thousand Guineas the Spring Target for Catchy

19 Jun, 2017

Co-trainer Tom Dabernig has confirmed that Catchy will be set for the 2017 Group 1 Thousand Guineas (1600m) at Caulfield on October 14th, when she returns to racing during the forthcoming Spring Carnival.

Catchy will be set for the Group 1 Thousand Guineas in spring. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Catchy was a strong …

Rising Romance back to her best for Sunline Stakes

Rising Romance back to her best for Sunline Stakes

24 Mar, 2017

High class mare Rising Romance is back to her best for the Group 2 $200,000 Sunline Stakes (1600m) at Moonee Valley tonight according to Lindsay Park co-trainer Tom Dabernig.

Rising Romance, above in orange and white colours, is back to her best for the Sunline Stakes at Moonee Valley. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Rising …

Golden Slipper fancy Invader fails vet check

Golden Slipper fancy Invader fails vet check

17 Mar, 2017

The Team Snowden trained Invader will be given another inspection on race morning after failing today’s vet check on the eve of the Group 1 $3.5m Longines Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill.

Invader, above in red and yellow colours, is in doubt to run in the Golden Slipper at Rosehill because of a hoof injury. …

Invader in doubt for 2017 Golden Slipper

Invader in doubt for 2017 Golden Slipper

17 Mar, 2017

The Team Snowden trained Invader is in doubt to run in the Group 1 $3.5m Longines Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill on Saturday after developing a hoof problem.

Invader, above in red and yellow colours, is in doubt to run in the Golden Slipper at Rosehill because of a hoof injury. Photo by Steve Hart.…

Catchy facing unknown elements in 2017 Golden Slipper

Catchy facing unknown elements in 2017 Golden Slipper

16 Mar, 2017

Big race jockey Craig Williams is confident that his mount Catchy will be able to overcome several unknown elements when she lines up in the Group 1 $3.5m Longines Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Catchy, above in red and white colours, will be facing a wet track for the first time in the …

Hayes quartet to take on Houtzen in 2017 Golden Slipper

Hayes quartet to take on Houtzen in 2017 Golden Slipper

14 Mar, 2017

Lindsay Park co-trainer David Hayes is confident his quartet of runners will test brilliant Queensland filly Houtzen in the 2017 Group 1 $3.5m Longines Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Catchy, above, is one of four runners for Lindsay Park in the 2017 Golden Slipper at Rosehill. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Hayes along …

2017 Newmarket Handicap Tips: Extreme Choice Can Beat The Older Horses

2017 Newmarket Handicap Tips: Extreme Choice Can Beat The Older Horses

10 Mar, 2017

Trainer Mick Price is sure that if Joao Moreira gets the right run on Extreme Choice that the three year old will be able to beat the older horses in the sprint down the Flemington straight in the Group 1 $1.25m Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m).

Extreme Choice, above, will be hard to beat in the …

Newitt says Extreme Choice the one to beat in Newmarket Handicap

Newitt says Extreme Choice the one to beat in Newmarket Handicap

9 Mar, 2017

Dumped jockey Craig Newitt says that Extreme Choice is the horse to beat in the Group 1 $1.25m Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Jockey Craig Newitt rates Extreme Choice, above, as the one to beat in the Newmarket Handicap at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

A twisting set of circumstances has …

Jukebox to be vetted before Todman Stakes

Jukebox to be vetted before Todman Stakes

2 Mar, 2017

Melbourne two year old Jukebox will have to pass a vet’s check on Friday before being allowed to start in either the Group 2 $300,000 UNSW Todman Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on Saturday or the Group 3 $300,000 Mercedes-Benz Canberra Black Opal Stakes (1200m) at Canberra on Sunday.

Jukebox, above, will have to undergo a …

Jukebox well down the list in 2017 Golden Slipper order of entry

Jukebox well down the list in 2017 Golden Slipper order of entry

27 Feb, 2017

Caulfield trainer Ciaron Maher will be racing against time to get his unbeaten colt Jukebox fit and qualified to run in the Group 1 $3.5m Longines Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill on March 18.

Jukebox, above, has to race against time to be fit to run in the Golden Slipper at Rosehill. Photo by Ultimate …