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Foster Link Sees Azkadellia Banned From Racing

Foster Link Sees Azkadellia Banned From Racing

15 Sep, 2016

Caulfield horseman Ciaron Maher’s glamour mare Azkadellia has been banned from racing by Racing Victoria (RV) until further notice due to the possible ownership links to Australian career criminal Peter Foster.

Group 1 winning mare Azkadellia is currently banned from racing with RV investigating the ownership of the Ciaron Maher-trained star. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Maher’s …

Moody off to Dubai to prepare for Black Caviar

Moody off to Dubai to prepare for Black Caviar

10 Feb, 2012

With Dubai becoming higher on the list for champion Black Caviar’s world wide romp, trainer Peter Moody will do some pre-race reconnaissance before the March 31 World Cup meeting.

The Golden Jubilee Stakes (1200m) at Royal Ascot in June is still Black Caviar’s major goal but connections are very keen about a stopover in Dubai …

New Player joins in Black Caviar jigsaw puzzle

New Player joins in Black Caviar jigsaw puzzle

6 Feb, 2012

International horse racing consultant Mark Player agrees with trainer Peter Moody that there is a race for his champion mare Black Caviar in any country on any major race day throughout the world.

Black Caviar will be feeling comfortable on her home track at Caulfield on Saturday in the Group 1 $400,000 C.F. Orr Stakes …

So You Think Targets Saturday’s Champion Stakes At Ascot

So You Think Targets Saturday’s Champion Stakes At Ascot

11 Oct, 2011

So You Think

So You Think is expected to run in this Saturday’s Champion Stakes at Ascot Racecourse after his fourth place defeat in the French Prix de l’Arc de Triompheon October 2.

Coolmore’s general manager Michael Kirwan said that the five-year-old had pulled up well from the 2,413 metre race.

Kirwan felt So You …

Melbourne Cup Off The Cards For Talented English Mare

Melbourne Cup Off The Cards For Talented English Mare

21 Sep, 2011

Connections of English racehorse Meeznah have ruled out bringing the mare to Australia for a run in the $6.2 million Melbourne Cup in November.

Four-year-old Meeznah will now either run at France’s Longchamp, England’s Ascot or in the Breeders’ Cup in America.

The David Lanigan-trained mare won her last race in the Group 2 Hill …

Chief Handicapper Weighs Up International Melbourne Cup Chances

Chief Handicapper Weighs Up International Melbourne Cup Chances

15 Sep, 2011

To have any hope of making the Melbourne Cup field December Draw must win the Naturalism Stakes

Racing Victoria’s chief handicapper Greg Carpenter had the intricate job of allocating weights to all 162 Melbourne Cup nominees, including all international horses.

This year’s Melbourne Cup nominations closed on September 1st instead of the previous August …

So You Think Features In Cox Plate Nominations

So You Think Features In Cox Plate Nominations

2 Aug, 2011

Last year's Cox Plate winner So You Think has been nominated again for the Moonee Valley feature

Nominations released today for this year’s Cox Plate have revealed that 189 horses have been nominated to compete in the $3 million Cox Plate in October.

The talented So You Think, who is now trained overseas by Coolmore …

O’Brien Plans Cox Plate Raid With European Runners

O’Brien Plans Cox Plate Raid With European Runners

14 Jul, 2011

Coolmore Stud’s Aiden O’Brien has decided to return to Australia with a small team of horses to tackle some of the spring’s most prestigious races.

O’Brien, who failed badly with his three Melbourne Cup runners in 2008, is out to set the record straight with a handful of his stable stars.

The trainer’s main aim …

So You Think’s Fate Rests With O’Brien

So You Think’s Fate Rests With O’Brien

8 Jul, 2011

Trainer Aidan O'Brien will decide on where So You Think will run during the Australian Spring Carnival

Dato Tan Chin Tam has decided to leave the fate of So You Think in the hands of his new trainer, Aidan O’Brien.

The well-known owner said that he trusted the Irish trainer to make the best decision …

So You Think May Contest Third Cox Plate After Eclipse Win

So You Think May Contest Third Cox Plate After Eclipse Win

4 Jul, 2011

Reigning champion So You Think could contest third Cox Plate

So You Think has cemented his place as one of the world’s greatest stayers by winning the Group 1 Eclipse Stakes at Sandown Park Racecourse in England on the weekend.

The five-year-old was trailing English Derby and Prix de l’arc de Triomphe winner Workforce at …