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Dual Group 1 Winning Mare Suavito Retired

Dual Group 1 Winning Mare Suavito Retired

13 Sep, 2016

After a mediocre start to the spring connections of the Nigel Blackiston-trained dual Group 1 winning mare Suavito have pulled the pin on her racing career with the daughter of Thorn Park stud-bound.

Dual Group 1 winner Suavito has been retired to serve as a broodmare in New Zealand. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The six-year-old …

Darley Classic the Spring Target for Hucklebuck

Darley Classic the Spring Target for Hucklebuck

20 Jul, 2016

Leading South Australian trainer Phillip Stokes has revealed that Hucklebuck will be kept to light duties upon resuming in spring; culminating in an appearance in the Group 1 Darley Classic (1200m) at Flemington in November.

The Group 1 Darley Classic will figure as the major Spring Carnival target for Hucklebuck. Photo: Sarah Ebbett

A Group …

Suavito Works Well Ahead of Australian Cup

Suavito Works Well Ahead of Australian Cup

9 Mar, 2016

Trainer Nigel Blackiston has been thrilled with the form displayed by stable star Suavito this time and is confident the talented mare is a leading chance of success in Saturday’s featured Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) at Flemington.

Nigel Blackiston  is thrilled with Suavito ahead of Saturday’s Australian Cup at Flemington. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell

Suavito …

2016 Australian Cup the Target for Mourinho

2016 Australian Cup the Target for Mourinho

23 Nov, 2015

Trainer Peter Gelagotis was understandably thrilled with the results posted by Mourinho through his 2015 preparations and has revealed he will set his stable star for a second-consecutive appearance in the Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) during the 2016 Autumn Carnival.

Mourinho will be set for the Group 1 Australian Cup upon resuming in autumn. …

CF Orr Stakes Hopeful Sonntag Impresses in Exhibition Gallop

CF Orr Stakes Hopeful Sonntag Impresses in Exhibition Gallop

29 Jan, 2015

Henry Dwyer’s Sonntag kicked off his autumn preparation with an exhibition gallop at Ballarat on Wednesday, impressing hoop Chad Schofield in the process.

A solid gallop has Sonntag in good form for the CF Orr Stakes on February 14. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The four-year-old gelding could resume as soon as the Group 1 CF …

Kumaon a Chance for CF Orr Stakes

Kumaon a Chance for CF Orr Stakes

27 Jan, 2015

Securing several impressive results over the 2014 racing calendar, trainer John O’Shea is considering a berth in the featured Group 1 C.F. Orr Stakes (1400m) for talented three-year-old Kumaon at Caulfield on February 14th.

Kumaon (shown in Darley colours) is likely to contest the Group 1 CF Orr Stakes on February 14th. Photo: …

Happy Trails Eyeing a Big Score in Autumn

Happy Trails Eyeing a Big Score in Autumn

22 Jan, 2015

Fresh off the back of a typically successful campaign through the 2014 spring, trainer Paul Beshara has revealed he is thrilled with the condition of three-time Group 1 champion Happy Trails and will be targeting big money races upon his autumn return.

The Queen Elizabeth Stakes will figure as the major target for Happy Trails …

Snowden Hopeful Of Group 1 For Pinwheel

Snowden Hopeful Of Group 1 For Pinwheel

22 Jul, 2013

He is set to turn eight at the end of the month but trainer Peter Snowden remains confident that veteran gelding Pinwheel can win his maiden Group 1 event during the 2013 Spring Racing Carnival.

Pinwheel has returned to work ahead of a Spring Carnival campaign that Peter Snowden hopes will include a maiden Group …

Mawingo Begins Australian Cup Campaign

Mawingo Begins Australian Cup Campaign

7 Feb, 2013

German import Mawingo has recovered from the virus that saw his spring campaign aborted prematurely and is ready for a first-up charge at the Group 1 CF Orr Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Mawingo (blue) returns in the CF Orr Stakes on Saturday. Photo by: Daniel Costello.

The five-year-old was considered a genuine Caulfield …

Hard Test for Unbeaten Callanish

Hard Test for Unbeaten Callanish

7 Feb, 2013

Any horse that wins the first eight starts of their career clearly has plenty of ability.

Callanish will be out to keep his unbeaten record alive in the CF Orr Stakes. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia.

But just how good Mick Price-trained galloper Callanish is will be revealed on Saturday when the gelding takes …