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Azkadellia could lose Group 1 win

Azkadellia could lose Group 1 win

8 Dec, 2016

High profile mare Azkadellia’s racetrack performances are in danger of being nullified and this could include her win in the Group 1 $1m Queen Of The Turf Stakes (1600m) at Randwick during the 2016 Sydney Autumn Carnival.

The ownership of G1 winning mare Azkadellia, above, is under investigation. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

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Ghisoni to be kept to sprint distances in the Spring

Ghisoni to be kept to sprint distances in the Spring

20 Jul, 2016

Smart filly Ghisoni will be kept to the shorter sprint distances when she competes in the upcoming Sydney and Melbourne Spring Racing Carnivals.

Ghisoni, above, will be kept to sprint distances during the Spring Carnival. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Ghisoni showed that she was a mare of the future after showing signs of brilliance during …

Oliver to Ride Azkadellia in Stradbroke Handicap

Oliver to Ride Azkadellia in Stradbroke Handicap

31 May, 2016

Trainer Ciaron Maher has confirmed champion hoop Damien Oliver will return to the saddle of Azkadellia when she lines up for the featured 2016 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) at Eagle Farm on June 11th.

Damien Oliver will take the ride on Group 1 winner Azkadellia in the 2016 Stradbroke Handicap. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos…

Ghisoni on trial for G1 in Glenlogan Park Stakes

Ghisoni on trial for G1 in Glenlogan Park Stakes

26 May, 2016

Odds on favourite Ghisoni is on trial for a Group 1 assignment later in the Brisbane Winter Carnival when she lines up in the Group 3 $150,000 Glenlogan Park Stakes (1350m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Ghisoni is the odds on favourite for the Glenlogan Park Stakes at Doomben. Photo by Steve Hart.

Ghisoni is up …

Azkadellia’s wide Doomben 10,000 barrier no concern for Maher

Azkadellia’s wide Doomben 10,000 barrier no concern for Maher

25 May, 2016

Trainer Ciaron Maher has no concerns about his mare Azkadellia drawing the outside barrier in the Group 1 $750,000 James Boag’s Premium Doomben 10000 (1350m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Azkadellia has drawn the outside barrier in the Doomben 10,000. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Azkadellia came up with barrier ten out of ten in the …

Azkadellia to take her place in Doomben 10,000

Azkadellia to take her place in Doomben 10,000

23 May, 2016

Group 1 winning mare Azkadellia will take her place in the  Group 1 $750,000 James Boag’s Premium Doomben 10000 (1350m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Azkadellia is set to take her place in the Doomben 10000 at Doomben. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Trainer Ciaron Maher had been reluctant to commit Azkadellia to a start in …

Glenlogan Park Stakes looks the race for Ghisoni

Glenlogan Park Stakes looks the race for Ghisoni

23 May, 2016

Trainer John O’Shea is expected to keep Ghisoni to fillies and mares class and send her around in the Group 3 $150,000 Glenlogan Park Stakes (1350m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Ghisoni will stick to fillies and mares class in the Glenlogan Park Stakes at Doomben. Photo by Steve Hart.

O’Shea had been toying with the …

Mark Zahra picks up the ride on Azkadellia in Doomben 10,000

Mark Zahra picks up the ride on Azkadellia in Doomben 10,000

19 May, 2016

Melbourne jockey Mark Zahra has picked up the ride on the favourite Azkadellia in the Group 1 $750,000 James Boag’s Premium Doomben 10000 (1350m) at Doomben on May 28.

Mark Zahra, above, has picked up the ride on Azkadellia in the Doomben 10,000. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Nick Hall had been booked to ride Ciaron …

Lucia Valentina in good order for Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Lucia Valentina in good order for Queen Elizabeth Stakes

7 Apr, 2016

Trainer Kris Lees says he has Lucia Valentina in good order heading into the Group 1 $4m Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) at Randwick on Saturday even though the mare has had a very light Autumn Carnival campaign.

Lucia Valentina is on top order heading into the Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Ultimate …

Doncaster Mile an option for Emancipation Stakes favourite Solicit

Doncaster Mile an option for Emancipation Stakes favourite Solicit

24 Mar, 2016

A start in the Group 1 $3m The Star Doncaster Mile (1600m) at Randwick on first day of ‘The Championships’ on Saturday week is still an option for Emancipation Stakes favourite Solicit.

Emancipation Stakes favourite Solicit could back up in the Doncaster Mile at Randwick. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Trainer Gerald Ryan has not …