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Malaguerra chasing No. 1 spot with Winterbottom Stakes win

Malaguerra chasing No. 1 spot with Winterbottom Stakes win

25 Nov, 2016

Trainer Peter Gelagotis would expect Malaguerra to be rated the best sprinter in the country if he can win the Group 1 $1m Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Malaguerra, above, is one of the top chances in the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Steve Hart.

Malaguerra won his second …

Melham expects improvement from Malaguerra in Winterbottom Stakes

Melham expects improvement from Malaguerra in Winterbottom Stakes

22 Nov, 2016

Melbourne jockey Ben Melham expects improvement from Malaguerra and can see him winning back to back Group 1 races when he steps out in the $1m Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Ben Melham, above, rides Malaguerra in the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

The Peter Gelagotis trained …

Kevin Heffernan Stakes nominations attract several G1 winners

Kevin Heffernan Stakes nominations attract several G1 winners

8 Nov, 2016

Group 1 winners Under The Louvre, Lucky Hussler and Famous Seamus are among the fifteen nominations for the Group 3 $150,000 Kevin Heffernan Stakes (1300m) at Sandown on Saturday.

Famous Seamus, above, is chasing back to back wins in the Kevin Heffernan Stakes at Sandown. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Noel Mayfield-Smith trained Famous …

2016 Darley Classic Results: Malaguerra Wins

2016 Darley Classic Results: Malaguerra Wins

5 Nov, 2016

Malaguerra held-off a flying Spieth to record a narrow victory in a thrilling edition of the 2016 Darley Classic at Flemington this afternoon.

It was a blanket finish in the 2016 edition of the Darley Classic. Photo by: Steve Hart

At the 200 metre mark there were a host of winning chances as Malaguerra, Fell …

Japonisme can improve on better track in The Shorts

Japonisme can improve on better track in The Shorts

16 Sep, 2016

Premiership winning trainer Chris Waller is expecting vast improvement from Japonisme back on a better track in the Group 2 $200,000 The Bowermans Office Furniture The Shorts (1100m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Trainer Chris Waller is expecting an improved performance from Japonisme, above, in The Shorts at Randwick. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Japonisme got …

Japonisme on G1 build up in Concorde Stakes

Japonisme on G1 build up in Concorde Stakes

2 Sep, 2016

Smart sprinter Japonisme is on a Group 1 build up when he resumes for the Spring Carnival in the Group 3 $125,000 James Boag’s Premium Concorde Stakes (1000m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Japonisme, above, will resume in the Conorde Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Leading trainer Chris Waller has earmarked Group 1 …

Bukzel chalks up Snitzel’s 30th 2yo winner for season

Bukzel chalks up Snitzel’s 30th 2yo winner for season

25 Jul, 2016

Newcastle maiden winner Bukzel wrote her name into the history books when she became boom sire Snitzel’s thirtieth individual two year old winner for the season, equalling the mark set by Without Fear forty years ago.

El Divino, above with white colours, green and yellow checked cap, is one of the top Snitzel 2yos for …

Sacred Star draws the rails in Glasshouse Handicap

Sacred Star draws the rails in Glasshouse Handicap

29 Jun, 2016

Kiwi sprinter Sacred Star has drawn the rails in the Listed $175,000 HMR Projects Pty Ltd Glasshouse Handicap (1400m) at the Sunshine Coast on Saturday.

Sacred Star, above, has drawn the rails in the Glasshouse Handicap at the Sunshine Coast. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike has elected to stay on in Queensland …

Surprise switch sees Gelagotis prepare Malaguerra for the Spring

Surprise switch sees Gelagotis prepare Malaguerra for the Spring

29 Jun, 2016

In a surprise switch Moe trainer Peter Gelagotis will prepare BTC Cup winner Malaguerra for his Spring Carnival campaign.

Malaguerra, above, will now race under the Peter Gelagotis banner. Photo by Steve Hart.

Hall Of Fame trainer Lee Freedman and his co-trainer and brother Anthony brought Malaguerra up through the grades before the Magnus four …

Stratum Star among nominations for Glasshouse Handicap

Stratum Star among nominations for Glasshouse Handicap

27 Jun, 2016

Group 1 winner Stratum Star is among the twenty nominations for the Listed $175,000 HMR Projects Pty Ltd Glasshouse Handicap (1400m) at the Sunshine Coast on Saturday.

Stratum Star, above, is among the nominations for the Glasshouse Handicap at the Sunshine Coast. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Stratum Star was the winner of the …