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Sweeney In Box Seat For Canberra Jockey’s Premiership

Sweeney In Box Seat For Canberra Jockey’s Premiership

28 Nov, 2011

Veteran jockey Kevin Sweeney has propelled himself into contention for the Canberra Jockey’s Premiership after a spectacular day of riding yesterday.

The 57-year-old won four of his six races at Thoroughbred Park , placing himself in the lead for the Premiership title.

“I didn’t really expect I would be as competitive as I was,” Sweeney …

Form Turnaround Necessary For You’re Canny In Heritage Stakes

Form Turnaround Necessary For You’re Canny In Heritage Stakes

14 Sep, 2011

You’re Canny will attempt to secure his first victory since winning the Listed Black Opal Stakes last preparation when he runs in the Listed Heritage Stakes at Rosehill this weekend.

Trainer Gratz Vella believes the three-year-old had improves since his tenth place finish in Canberra first-up last month.

“He has trained on well since his …

Third Time’s The Charm For Vella

Third Time’s The Charm For Vella

19 May, 2011

Trainer Gratz Vella will be run Angelos Lucky Boy at Canberra tomorrow in the hope of picking up the third win of his preparation.

The gelding has claimed his past two wins over the mile but will move up in distance to 2,000 metres for tomorrow’s handicap race.

Vella feels that the longer distance will …