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English installed as favourite for The Shorts

English installed as favourite for The Shorts

15 Sep, 2016

First up specialist English has been installed as the early favourite for the Group 2 $200,000 Bowermans Office Furniture Shorts (1100m) at Randwick on Saturday.

English, above, has been installed the favourite for the The Shorts at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Ladbrokes.com.au have English marked at $2.40 for her first appearance since winning the …

No Cox Plate for English

No Cox Plate for English

22 Jul, 2016

Trainer Gai Waterhouse has ruled out a Cox Plate preparation for English during the Melbourne Spring Carnival with the Group 1 winning filly to be kept to a sprinting campaign.

English, above, will be set for the major sprint races during the 2016 Spring Carnival. Photo by Steve Hart.

“You will be seeing her in …

English to miss Brisbane Winter Carnival, no show for Stradbroke Handicap

English to miss Brisbane Winter Carnival, no show for Stradbroke Handicap

3 May, 2016

Trainer Gai Waterhouse has sent Group 1 winning filly English to the paddock and she will miss the Brisbane Winter Carnival and will be a no show for the Group 1 $1.5m AAMI Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) at Eagle Farm on June 11.

G1 All Aged Stakes winner English, above, will miss the Brisbane Winter Carnival. …

English to spearhead Gai Waterhouse’s Winter Carnival assault

English to spearhead Gai Waterhouse’s Winter Carnival assault

18 Apr, 2016

Brilliant three year old filly English is set to spearhead trainer Gai Waterhouse’s Brisbane Winter Carnival assault after winning the Group 1 $600,000 Schweppes All Aged Stakes (1400m) at Randwick last Saturday.

All Aged Stakes winner English will spearhead Gai Waterhouse’s Brisbane Winter Carnival assault. Photo by Steve Hart.

Waterhouse has already pencilled in three …

Moody has two pronged attack in William Reid Stakes

Moody has two pronged attack in William Reid Stakes

24 Mar, 2016

Peter Moody will saddle up his last two Group 1 runners in the Group 1 $500,000 Mitchelton Wines William Reid Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley tonight before he hands in his trainer’s licence.

Peter Moody will saddle up Kinglike, above, in the William Reid Stakes at Moonee Valley. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Moody has …

Holler chasing back to back G1 wins in William Reid Stakes

Holler chasing back to back G1 wins in William Reid Stakes

23 Mar, 2016

Proven Group 1 performer Holler is chasing back to back wins at the elite level when he takes on a slick field in the Group 1 $500,000 Mitchelton Wines William Reid Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley on Thursday night.

Holler is chasing back to back G1 wins in the William Reid Stakes at Moonee Valley. …

Full field of 14 to contest 2016 The Galaxy

Full field of 14 to contest 2016 The Galaxy

16 Mar, 2016

A full field of fourteen sprinters will line up on Saturday at Rosehill to contest the Group 1 $700,000 Banjo Galaxy (1100m).

Flamberge, above in the green colours, has drawn an other horror barrier in the Galaxy at Rosehill. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The makeup of the Galaxy field also has four emergencies which …

English to head to T J Smith after Challenge Stakes win

English to head to T J Smith after Challenge Stakes win

5 Mar, 2016

Brilliant filly English will head towards the Group 1 T J Smith Stakes after a sensational win in the Group 2 $500,000 Hyland Race Colours Challenge Stakes (1000m) at Randwick today.

English scores a sensational first up win in the Challenge Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Gai Waterhouse trained English was easy …

Waterhouse fillies to clash in Challenge Stakes

Waterhouse fillies to clash in Challenge Stakes

4 Mar, 2016

Gai Waterhouse’s smart fillies English and Speak Fondly are set to clash in the Group 2 $500,000 Hyland Race Colours Challenge Stakes (1000m) at Randwick on Saturday.

English, black and red colours, will run first up in the Challenge Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Both fillies are resuming, taking on the older horses …

Ball Of Muscle In Challenge Stakes Field

Ball Of Muscle In Challenge Stakes Field

2 Mar, 2016

The 2016 Challenge Stakes field has been released and talented sprinter Ball Of Muscle is set to return to the races in the Group 2 event at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Ball Of Muscle has the chance to return to winning form in the 2016 Challenge Stakes. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Ball Of Muscle was …