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Geegees Goldengirl draws perfect barrier in Hobart Cup

Geegees Goldengirl draws perfect barrier in Hobart Cup

2 Feb, 2017

Connections are hoping that Geegees Goldengirl can go one better than last year after drawing perfectly in the Group 3 $200,000 Hobart Cup (2400m) at Hobart on Sunday.

Big Duke, above, is the short priced favourite for the Hobart Cup at Hobart. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Geegees Goldengirl ran second to Up Cups in …

Big Duke favourite for Hobart Cup despite wide barrier

Big Duke favourite for Hobart Cup despite wide barrier

2 Feb, 2017

Darren Weir‘s emerging stayer Big Duke has been installed the odds on favourite for the Group 3 $200,000 Hobart Cup (2400m) at Hobart on Sunday despite drawing a wide barrier.

Big Duke, above, has drawn a wide barrier in the Hobart Cup. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Big Duke came up with barrier nine in …

Newitt returns home to ride Up Cups in Hobart Cup

Newitt returns home to ride Up Cups in Hobart Cup

1 Feb, 2017

Top Melbourne jockey Craig Newitt will return home to Tasmania to ride Up Cups in the Group 3 $200,000 Hobart Cup (2400m) at Hobart on Sunday.

Craig Newitt, above, will ride Up Cups in the Hobart Cup at Hobart. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Newitt grew up in Tasmania before making the successful move …

Michelle Payne to ride Manageress in Ballarat Cup

Michelle Payne to ride Manageress in Ballarat Cup

18 Nov, 2016

Cranbourne trainer Cindy Alderson is banking on Michelle Payne’s local knowledge to boost the chances of Manageress in the Listed $300,000 Ballarat Cup (2200m) at Ballarat on Saturday.

Michelle Payne, above, will ride Manageress in the Ballarat Cup at Ballarat. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Melbourne Cup winning jockey will be having her first …

Freedman pair battle for Ballarat Cup favouritism

Freedman pair battle for Ballarat Cup favouritism

18 Nov, 2016

The Lee and Anthony Freedman trained Nozomi and Cool Chap are fighting for favouritism for the Listed $300,000 Ballarat Cup (2200m) at Ballarat on Saturday.

Cool Chap, above, will have no trouble running the 2200m of the Ballarat Cup at Ballarat. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Cool Chap has always been hovering near the top …

Sadler chasing overdue win in the Ballarat Cup with Observational

Sadler chasing overdue win in the Ballarat Cup with Observational

17 Nov, 2016

Caulfield trainer John Sadler is chasing an overdue win in the Listed $300,000 Ballarat Cup (2200m) at Ballarat on Saturday with new stable acquisition Observational.

Trainer John Sadler, above, has Observational running for him in the Ballarat Cup at Ballarat. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Sadler won the Ballarat Cup with Pressman’s Choice in …

Drop in weight to help Scherzoso’s chances in Ballarat Cup

Drop in weight to help Scherzoso’s chances in Ballarat Cup

16 Nov, 2016

A huge drop in weight for Scherzoso can compensate for a wide barrier and help his chances in the Listed $300,000 Ballarat Cup (2200m) at Ballarat on Saturday.

Apprentice Ben Allen will ride Scherzoso, above, in the Ballarat Cup at Ballarat. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

In-form apprentice Ben Allen gets the ride again on Scherzoso …

Howard Be Thy Name makes it 4 straight with South Australian Derby win

Howard Be Thy Name makes it 4 straight with South Australian Derby win

14 May, 2016

In form three year old Howard Be Thy Name made it four straight wins with a hard fought victory in the Group 1 $500,000 South Australian Derby (2500m) at Morphettville today.

Howard Be Thy Name, all blue with white pom pom, black blinkers, finished too strongly to beat Etymology, white cap, in the South Australian …

Charlevoix remains the favourite for South Australian Derby

Charlevoix remains the favourite for South Australian Derby

14 May, 2016

The Mick Kent trained Charlevoix remains the favourite for the Group 1 $500,000 South Australian Derby (2500m) at Morphettville today.

Charlevoix remains the favourite for the South Australian Derby at Morphettville. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Betting at Ladbrokes.com.au has Charlevoix at the top of the market order at $3.70 ahead of the John O’Shea …

Perth fillies need luck in South Australian Derby

Perth fillies need luck in South Australian Derby

13 May, 2016

Perth fillies Arcadia Dream and First Impressions will need plenty of luck from wide barriers in the Group 1 $500,000 South Australian Derby (2500m) at Morphettville on Saturday.

Charlevoix, above, is the favourrite for the South Australian Derby at Morphettville. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Prominent West Australian owner Bob Peters knows his two fillies …