News About: Count Encosta

Weir Counts on Veteran’s Form To Hold

Weir Counts on Veteran’s Form To Hold

1 Aug, 2014

A recent acquisition for Australia’s leading trainer Darren Weir, Count Encosta will be looking to keep their perfect record this winter in check when they race at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

Darren Weir runs veteran Count Encosta at Moonee Valley on Saturday. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Wangoom-based Weir, who celebrated a premiership winning …

French Mare Debuts for Price at Moonee Valley

French Mare Debuts for Price at Moonee Valley

1 Aug, 2014

Former French-trained mare Elwaaryaa debuts for her new Australian trainer Mick Price in Victoria this Saturday kicking off her career down under at Moonee Valley Racecourse.

Craig Newitt rides French import Elwaaryaa in their Australian debut at Moonee Valley on Saturday. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

One of a handful of promising types running at …

Elwaaryya To Make Australian Racing Debut At Moonee Valley

Elwaaryya To Make Australian Racing Debut At Moonee Valley

31 Jul, 2014

Imported French stayer Elwaaryaa will make her Australian racing debut in the Advanced Mailing Solutions Handicap (1600m) at Moonee Valley on Saturday and her performance may decide her immediate future.

Craig Newitt will partner Elwaaryaa in the Advanced Mailing Solutions Handicap at Moonee Valley on Saturday. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Elwaaryaa made her …

Sea worthy of Cups consideration

Sea worthy of Cups consideration

10 Dec, 2011

A race of tactics flushed jockey Glyn Schofield to make a run on Sea Galleon before desired yet it matter little when it won the Listed Christmas Cup (2400m) at Rosehill today.

The Victorian galloper made it a hat-tricks of wins despite racing keenly and hanging during the run.

The Colin and Cindy Alderson-trained galloper …

Sea Galleon on trial for Sydney and Brisbane Cups

Sea Galleon on trial for Sydney and Brisbane Cups

7 Dec, 2011

In-form Melbourne galloper Sea Galleon has been installed $3.40 favourite with Tabsportsbet  for his first foray north in Saturday’s Listed Christmas Cup (2400m) at Rosehill.

The son of Gallieo is after a hat-trick of wins after comfortable victories at Moonee Valley and Sandown Hillside in November.

It will be the third state Sea Galleon has …

Blinkers the key to Zara winning Underwood

Blinkers the key to Zara winning Underwood

26 Nov, 2011

A dashing front running ride by Adam Hyeronimus gave Zara Dancer his first black type win in the Listed $100,000 Frank Underwood Cup (1900m) at Canterbury today.

The apprentice used up the five-year-old gelding from barrier 11 to lead early.

The unruly Tom’s Rocket applied pressure most of the way while Solid Billing, settled in …

Four winners for Williams as Hi Belle wins at Sandown Hillside

Four winners for Williams as Hi Belle wins at Sandown Hillside

12 Nov, 2011

Jockey Craig Williams scored his fourth win of the day with Hi Belle at Sandown

Craig Williams made it a great riding comeback with a four winners at Sandown Hillside after Hi Belle won the Listed Summoned Stakes (1500m) today.

Williams was returning from suspension which cost him the winning Melbourne Cup ride on Dunaden.…

Dunn’s Dynasty Includes Kingdom Of Fife Once Again

Dunn’s Dynasty Includes Kingdom Of Fife Once Again

13 May, 2011

With the suspension of Nash Rawiller earlier in the week the prized ride of My Kingdom Of Fife was thrown wide open for next week’s Doomben Cup.

The English import has won three from three since coming to Australia including a Group 1 triumph in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes.

Dwayne Dunn is the man who …