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Spirit Of Boom impresses in lead up to William Reid Stakes

Spirit Of Boom impresses in lead up to William Reid Stakes

21 Mar, 2014

Queensland sprinter Spirit Of Boom has impressed track watchers in the lead up to the Group 1 $400,000 Hacer Group William Reid Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley tonight.

Flemington trackman Warren Huntly reported that Spirit Of Boom looked in top condition as he rounded off his preparation for the William Reid with a solid work out…

Samready will line up in William Reid Stakes

Samready will line up in William Reid Stakes

17 Mar, 2014

Caulfield trainer Mick Price has given his star mare Samaready the all clear to line up in the Group 1 $400,000 Hacer Group William Reid Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley on Friday night.

Price can’t fault Samaready after a disappointing performance in the Group 1 $1m Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington on March 8 when…

Hill Happy With Teronado Ahead Of Royal Randwick Guineas

Hill Happy With Teronado Ahead Of Royal Randwick Guineas

11 Mar, 2014

Trainer Bruce Hill believes that Teronado is one of the best horses he has ever trained and is confident that he will produce another strong performance in the 2014 Royal Randwick Guineas (1600m) this Saturday.

Teronado started his autumn preparation with a third place finish behind Woodbine and Pirandello in the Australian Turf Club Handicap (1200m)…

Lankan Rupee Still A Chance For William Reid Stakes

Lankan Rupee Still A Chance For William Reid Stakes

10 Mar, 2014

Trainer Mick Price has revealed that star sprinter Lankan Rupee is still a chance of contesting the Group 1 William Reid Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley on March 21.

Lankan Rupee has been the star sprinter of the autumn to date, taking out both the Group 1 Oakleigh Plate (1100m) and Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m)…

Quick Australian Cup Tempo To Suit Foreteller

Quick Australian Cup Tempo To Suit Foreteller

7 Mar, 2014

Jockey Craig Newitt is hopeful that the expected quick tempo in the 2014 Australian Cup at Flemington tomorrow will give Foreteller an opportunity to score another upset win at Group 1 level.

Lloyd Williams announced yesterday that both Green Moon and Mourayan would be ridden aggressively in the Australian Cup and Newitt believes that this…

Newitt Ready For 2014 Newmarket Handicap

Newitt Ready For 2014 Newmarket Handicap

7 Mar, 2014

Leading jockey Craig Newitt is confident that Samaready can produce her best form when she contests the 2014 Newmarket Handicap at Flemington tomorrow.

Samaready returned to the races with a fast-finishing third in the Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes (1000m) at Flemington on February 15 and has generally produced her best performances second-up; scoring dominant…

Newitt isn’t dismissing the chances of Teronado in Australian Guineas

Newitt isn’t dismissing the chances of Teronado in Australian Guineas

1 Mar, 2014

Two time Australian Guineas winner Craig Newitt isn’t dismissing the chances of longshot Teronado in the Group 1 $500,000 Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington today.

Newitt has stuck with the Queensland trained Teronado who is rated a $16 chance with Ladbrokes.com.au and is giving him a good chance if he can repeat his fast finishing effort…

Lankan Rupee Newmarket Handicap ride goes to Chad Schofield

Lankan Rupee Newmarket Handicap ride goes to Chad Schofield

25 Feb, 2014

Outstanding young jockey Chad Schofield has picked up the coveted ride on Lankan Rupee in the Group 1 $1m Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington on March 8.

Caulfield trainer Mick Price confirmed today that Lankan Rupee would take on stable mate Samaready at Flemington after winning the Group 1 $400,000 Sportingbet Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at…

Price still tossing up a Newmarket Handicap start for Lankan Rupee

Price still tossing up a Newmarket Handicap start for Lankan Rupee

24 Feb, 2014

Trainer Mick Price is still tossing up whether he will run last Saturday’s Oakleigh Plate winner Lankan Rupee in the Group 1 $1m Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington on March 8.

Price said that he will make a decision later in the week but he has several options for Lankan Rupee after the four year…

Oakleigh Plate winner Lankan Rupee the next sprinting star

Oakleigh Plate winner Lankan Rupee the next sprinting star

22 Feb, 2014

Oakleigh Plate winner Lankan Rupee has emerged as the next sprinting star after a scintillating win in the Group 1 sprint at Caulfield today.

Lankan Rupee can now seriously challenge stablemate Samaready and Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning winner Snitzerland as the country’s top speedsters after he treated his opposition with contempt in the $400,000 Sportingbet…