News About: Brendan McCarthy

Murt The Flirt On Top Of Wyong Magic Millions Stakes Field

Murt The Flirt On Top Of Wyong Magic Millions Stakes Field

15 Dec, 2015

The 2015 Wyong Magic Millions Stakes has been released and Murt The Flirt will have the chance to record his second straight win in the $100,000 race on Thursday.

Murt The Flirt is one of 11 horses that have been included in the 2015 Wyong Magic Millions Stakes field. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

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Symons Takes Out Ballarat Magic Millions Classic With Murt The Flirt

Symons Takes Out Ballarat Magic Millions Classic With Murt The Flirt

21 Nov, 2015

Popular jockey Chris Symons steered Murt The Flirt to victory in the 2015 Magic Millions 3YO&4YO Classic at Ballarat this afternoon in his first race meeting since he suffered a nasty injury in a horror fall at Bendigo in June.

Murt The Flirt scored a narrow victory over Wild Rain in the 2015 Magic Millions …

Murt The Flirt In Ballarat Magic Millions Classic Field

Murt The Flirt In Ballarat Magic Millions Classic Field

18 Nov, 2015

Murt The Flirt will return to the races in the 2015 Ballarat Magic Millions Three & Four-Years-Old Classic and trainer Brendan McCarthy is thrilled with the condition of his star galloper ahead of the $100,000 race at Ballarat on Saturday.

Chris Symons has been booked to partner Murt The Flirt in the 2015 Magic Millions …

Murt The Flirt Presses On with Magic Millions Plans

Murt The Flirt Presses On with Magic Millions Plans

22 Dec, 2014

Brendan McCarthy is confident that his three-year-old gelding Murt The Flirt remains a top contender to win the $1 million Magic Millions 3YO Guineas (1400m) on January 10 and will press on to the Gold Coast despite a disappointing result at Wyong last Thursday.

Murt The Flirt will continue with his assault against Hijack Hussy …

Murt The Flirt Among Magic Millions 3YO Guineas Nominations

Murt The Flirt Among Magic Millions 3YO Guineas Nominations

8 Dec, 2014

Brendan McCarthy’s Ballarat Magic Millions Classic winner on debut Murt The Flirt is one of the 110 nominations taken for the Gold Coast Magic Millions 3YO Guineas in Queensland next month.

Hijack Hussy is one of the headline 2015 Magic Millions 3YO Guineas nominations for January’s Gold Coast feature. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

The Caulfield-based Murtajill …

Murt The Flirt Saved For Wyong Magic Millions 3YO Classic

Murt The Flirt Saved For Wyong Magic Millions 3YO Classic

3 Dec, 2014

Trainer Brendan McCarthy has elected to save Murt The Flirt for the 2014 Wyong Magic Millions Three-Year-Old Classic rather than run the talented gelding at Sandown on Saturday.

Chris Symons is unable to take the ride on Murt The Flirt in the Wyong Magic Millions Three-Year-Old Classic. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Murt The …

Murt The Flirt Takes Out Magic Millions 3YO Classic On Debut

Murt The Flirt Takes Out Magic Millions 3YO Classic On Debut

22 Nov, 2014

Murt The Flirt will head to the 2015 Magic Millions Guineas at the Gold Coast in January after he made his racing debut with an impressive victory in the Magic Millions Three-Year-Old Classic at Ballarat this afternoon.

Chris Symons steered Murt The Flight to victory in the 2014 Magic Millions 3YO Classic at Ballarat this …

Zedi Knight To Have Third Tilt At The Australia Stakes

Zedi Knight To Have Third Tilt At The Australia Stakes

22 Jan, 2014

Zedi Knight will be contesting the Group 2 Australia Stakes (1200m) for the year in a row at Moonee Valley on Friday night and trainer Brendan McCarthy believes that the veteran gelding is racing as well as ever.

Zedi Knight finished second behind Black Caviar in the 2012 Australia Stakes. Photo by: Race Horse Photos …

Chasm breaks 33 month drought

Chasm breaks 33 month drought

7 Jan, 2012

Chasm broke a 33 month winning drought when prevailing in a blanket finish in the Listed Doveton Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield today.

Having his first start for new trainer Brendan McCarthy, the seven-year-old turned back the years when racing fresh.

Chasm has been somewhat of a ‘gonna’, putting in good performances but rarely converting.

His …

Blinkers to fire up First Command in Doveton

Blinkers to fire up First Command in Doveton

6 Jan, 2012

Lightly raced six-year-old First Command will wear blinkers for the first time in attempt to win a second Listed $100,000 Doveton Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield tomorrow.

The belated gear change at his 23rd start had been discussed previously between trainer Anthony Freedman and former trainer and  brother Lee yet was never implemented.

But after …