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Self Sense chasing home town victory in Mornington Cup

Self Sense chasing home town victory in Mornington Cup

23 Mar, 2017

Six year old stayer Self Sense will be chasing a home town victory when he steps out in the Listed $300,000 Ladbrokes Mornington Cup (2400m) at Mornington on Saturday.

Self Sense, above, is one of the outsiders of the Ladbrokes Mornington Cup at Mornington. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Self Sense is trained on …

Blondie Better Than Blue Diamond Stakes Odds Suggest

Blondie Better Than Blue Diamond Stakes Odds Suggest

23 Feb, 2017

Trainer Brendan McCarthy is confident that two-year-old Blondie is better than her 2017 Blue Diamond Stakes odds suggest.

Trainer Brendan McCarthy is pleased with Blondie ahead of Saturday’s 2017 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Blondie has only made one competitive appearance at the races so far, but the filly more than stamped …

Artic Angel Makes All In Merson Cooper Stakes

Artic Angel Makes All In Merson Cooper Stakes

12 Nov, 2016

Artic Angel led from start to finish to record an impressive victory in the 2016 Merson Cooper Stakes at Ladbrokes Park this afternoon.

Arctic Angel, above, led all the way to win the Merson Cooper Stakes at Sandown. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Artic Angel pinged the gates and quickly found the lead before she …

Australian Guineas planned for Galaxy Raider

Australian Guineas planned for Galaxy Raider

13 Jan, 2016

Ladbrokes Park Maiden winner Galaxy Raider is destined for bigger things with trainer Greg Eurell ear marking the Group 1 $750,000 Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington on March 5.

Jockey Chris Symons, above, have a high opinion of Ladbrokes Park Maiden winner Galaxy Raider. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Galaxy Raider ($15) was having his …

Murt The Flirt to return to Gold Coast for Magic Millions Cup

Murt The Flirt to return to Gold Coast for Magic Millions Cup

23 Nov, 2015

The Brendan McCarthy trained Murt The Flirt has earned himself a return trip to the Gold Coast in Queensland after winning the $100,000 Magic Millions 3&4yo Classic (1100m) at Ballarat last Saturday.

Murt The Flirt, above blue cap, will now head to the Gold Coast for the Magic Millions Cup. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.…

Symons Takes Out Ballarat Magic Millions Classic With Murt The Flirt

Symons Takes Out Ballarat Magic Millions Classic With Murt The Flirt

21 Nov, 2015

Popular jockey Chris Symons steered Murt The Flirt to victory in the 2015 Magic Millions 3YO&4YO Classic at Ballarat this afternoon in his first race meeting since he suffered a nasty injury in a horror fall at Bendigo in June.

Murt The Flirt scored a narrow victory over Wild Rain in the 2015 Magic Millions …

Murt The Flirt In Ballarat Magic Millions Classic Field

Murt The Flirt In Ballarat Magic Millions Classic Field

18 Nov, 2015

Murt The Flirt will return to the races in the 2015 Ballarat Magic Millions Three & Four-Years-Old Classic and trainer Brendan McCarthy is thrilled with the condition of his star galloper ahead of the $100,000 race at Ballarat on Saturday.

Chris Symons has been booked to partner Murt The Flirt in the 2015 Magic Millions …

Oliver and Symons escape serious injury in Bendigo fall

Oliver and Symons escape serious injury in Bendigo fall

11 Jun, 2015

Champion jockey Damien Oliver and fellow hoop Chris Symons have both escaped serious injury after a three horse fall at the Bendigo race meeting today.

Champion jockey Damien Oliver was one of three jockeys involved in a fall at Bendigo races today. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Oliver and Symons were taken to hospital for further …

Reemah’s Golden Slipper Odds Lengthen

Reemah’s Golden Slipper Odds Lengthen

19 Mar, 2015

The 2015 Golden Slipper odds of Reemah have lengthened substantially since the barrier draw was conducted earlier in the week, but co-trainer Tom Dabernig could not be happier with the filly heading into the Group 1 event at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday.

Reemah was narrowly defeated by Pride Of Dubai in the Blue Diamond Stakes …

Sonntag To Settle Closer In Australian Cup

Sonntag To Settle Closer In Australian Cup

12 Mar, 2015

Jockey Chris Symons has revealed that he will be looking to settle Sonntag closer to the speed when he contests the 2015 Australian Cup at Flemington on Saturday.

Connections are confident that Sonntag will produce an improved effort in the 2015 Australian Cup at Flemington this weekend. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Sonntag started …