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Lankan Rupee can improve for the Newmarket Handicap

Lankan Rupee can improve for the Newmarket Handicap

23 Feb, 2015

Jockey Craig Newitt believes that super sprinter Lankan Rupee can make further improvement for the Group 1 $1m Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington in three weeks.

Lankan Rupee was spectacular in winning the G1 Black Caviar Lightning at Flemington. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Newitt, who is now based in Singapore, made a flying visit …

2015 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Results: Lankan Rupee Back To His Best

2015 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Results: Lankan Rupee Back To His Best

21 Feb, 2015

Outstanding sprinter Lankan Rupee returned to his best with an outstanding performance in the 2015 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes at Flemington this afternoon.

Lankan Rupee produced a simply outstanding performance to win the 2015 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes at Flemington this afternoon. Photo by: Sarah Ebbett

Jockey Craig Newitt opted to settle Lankan Rupee behind …

Lankan Rupee The Best Horse In Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Field

Lankan Rupee The Best Horse In Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Field

20 Feb, 2015

Jockey Craig Newitt believes that Lankan Rupee is the best horse in the 2015 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes field and he is confident that the star sprinter can record his fifth win at Group 1 level at Flemington tomorrow.

Lankan Rupee has the chance to record a fifth win at Group 1 level in the …

The Quarterback to take on big guns in Black Caviar Lightning

The Quarterback to take on big guns in Black Caviar Lightning

18 Feb, 2015

Trainer Robbie Griffiths doesn’t expect The Quarterback to trouble the big guns in the Group 1 $500,000 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) at Flemington on Saturday but a good performance would all go well for the rest of the Melbourne Autumn Carnival.

The Quarterback is taking on the big guns in the Black Caviar Lightning at …

Black Caviar Lightning Stakes 2015: Price Hopeful Lankan Rupee Can Edge Deep Field

Black Caviar Lightning Stakes 2015: Price Hopeful Lankan Rupee Can Edge Deep Field

18 Feb, 2015

Trainer Mick Price has great respect for Deep Field, but he is hopeful that his star sprinter Lankan Rupee can edge the gifted stallion in the 2015 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

Lankan Rupee impressed onlookers with his performance in an exhibition gallop at Caulfield on Saturday. Photo by: Adrienne Bicknell

Lankan …

Lankan Rupee heads Black Caviar Lightning nominations

Lankan Rupee heads Black Caviar Lightning nominations

16 Feb, 2015

The world’s equal number one sprinter Lankan Rupee heads the nominations for the Group 1 $500,000 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Lankan Rupee, above galloping in between races at Caulfield, heads the nominations for the Black Caviar Lightning at Flemington. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Lankan Rupee is only one of ten sprinters …

Lankan Rupee On Track For Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Return

Lankan Rupee On Track For Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Return

16 Jan, 2015

Mick Price has confirmed that Lankan Rupee will return to the races in the 2015 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes at Flemington on February 21 and the leading trainer is very happy with the condition of the four-time Group 1 winner heading into his autumn campaign.

Lankan Rupee will be given the opportunity to become just …

Newitt Expecting Danger Close To Hit The Line Strongly In Doveton Stakes

Newitt Expecting Danger Close To Hit The Line Strongly In Doveton Stakes

5 Dec, 2014

Leading Melbourne hoop Craig Newitt has been booked to ride Danger Close in the 2014 Doveton Stakes and he is confident that the promising gelding will hit the line strongly in the Listed event at Sandown tomorrow.

Craig Newitt has been booked to ride Danger Close in the Doveton Stakes at Sandown on Saturday. Photo …

Horror barrier to test Hvasstan in Ballarat Cup

Horror barrier to test Hvasstan in Ballarat Cup

21 Nov, 2014

Trainer Peter Gelagotis admits that Hvasstan has a tough task ahead after drawing the outside barrier in the Listed $200,000 Sportsbet.com.au Ballarat Cup (2200m) at Ballarat on Saturday.

Hvasstan has a tough task ahead from the outside barrier in the Ballarat Cup. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Hvasstan was handed gate nineteen in the …

Eclat To Debut In Magic Millions Clockwise Classic

Eclat To Debut In Magic Millions Clockwise Classic

19 Nov, 2014

Eclat will make her racing debut in the 2014 Magic Millions and trainer Mick Price has a good opinion of the debutant, but he admits that the filly is unlikely to start her racing career with a win at Ballarat on Saturday.

Craig Newitt has been booked to ride Eclat in the 2014 Magic Millions …