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Chase The Rainbow And Vatican To Carry Top-Weight In Doveton Stakes

Chase The Rainbow And Vatican To Carry Top-Weight In Doveton Stakes

4 Dec, 2013

The returning Chase The Rainbow and consistent Vatican will carry the top-weight of 60kg in the Listed Doveton Stakes (1000m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Vatican is chasing his first win at Listed level in the Doveton Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Trainer Rick Hore-Lacy is still yet to confirm …

RN Irwin Stakes taken by We’re Gonna Rock

RN Irwin Stakes taken by We’re Gonna Rock

14 Apr, 2012

Race-favourite We’re Gonna Rock has justified his title, winning the Group 3 $115,000 RN Irwin Stakes (1100m) at Morphetville today.

The Fastnet Rock gelding is unbeaten in 2012, with today’s victory coming on the back of his first-up win in the McClusky Public Relations Handicap at Morphetville on March 10.

Speaking before the race, trainer …

Gollan reaches new heights with Spirit

Gollan reaches new heights with Spirit

14 Jan, 2012

Spirit Of Boom confirmed his love for the Gold Coast when winning his biggest race, the $400,000 Magic Million Cup (1400m) today.

The Toowoomba trained galloper, appreciating dry ground, scored his fourth win in eight starts at the track.

The entire by Sequalo from Temple Spirit took his overall record to six wins in 23 …

Weight No Issue But Trip A Query For Catapulted

Weight No Issue But Trip A Query For Catapulted

13 Jan, 2012

Catapulted is the best horse in tomorrow’s Magic Millions Cup and there’s few people who’d argue that point.

He has the runs on the board against some of the best horses in the country and a career that regularly see’s black type starts.

He’s far from a shoe in on the Gold Coast though with …

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 …

Stirling Grove Gets Second Chance At Caulfield

Stirling Grove Gets Second Chance At Caulfield

5 Jan, 2012

Stirling Grove will take part in the Listed Doveton Stakes at Caulfield this Saturday after missing Monday’s Group 3 Standish Handicap.

The four-year-old gelding fell ill with a bellyache prior to the race and trainer Richard Jolly was forced to scratch him from the field.

Jolly believes the problem may have been caused by the …

Cascabel Chases Doveton Stakes Win

Cascabel Chases Doveton Stakes Win

4 Jan, 2012

Cascabel will be looking to break a streak of runner-up finishes when he lines up for the Listed Doveton Stakes at Caulfield this Saturday.

The six-year-old gelding has finished second in his three previous starts and is yet to gain entry into the winners circle this preparation.

Cascabel’s most recent second place came in the …

Catapulted Finally Hits His Target

Catapulted Finally Hits His Target

3 Jan, 2012

The general consensus was that all Catapulted needed to do to win the Group 3 Standish Handicap at Flemington yesterday was to run to his ability.

It sounds simple but it’s been a similar scenario at his past two outings and on both occasions he’s come up short.

That wasn’t the case yesterday though as …

First class field for Goodwood despite missing top two sprinters

First class field for Goodwood despite missing top two sprinters

6 May, 2011

Despite missing out on attracting Australia’s two premier sprinters in Black Caviar and Hay List, the field that has assembled for the running of this year’s Goodwood is nothing short of first class with no less than six individual Group 1 winners to face the starter out of the capacity field of twenty acceptors and …