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Blinkers fire up Hardham for Danehill Stakes

Blinkers fire up Hardham for Danehill Stakes

6 Sep, 2016

A dashing gallop with the blinkers on at Caulfield this morning has convinced trainer Mick Price to run Hardham in the Group 2 $200,000 Danehill Stakes (1200m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Defcon, above in green colours, is the early favourite for the Danehill Stakes at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Price had originally planned …

Hardham the pick of Price’s 2 in H.D.F. McNeil Stakes

Hardham the pick of Price’s 2 in H.D.F. McNeil Stakes

23 Aug, 2016

Caulfield track man Rob Nicholson has selected Hardham as the pick of trainer Mick Price’s two entries for the Group 3 $150,000 H.D.F. McNeil Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Damien Oliver, above, rode Hardham in an early morning gallop at Caulfield. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Hardham worked with McNeil Stakes entrant and stablemate …

2016 Australian Derby Results: Tavago Upstages Tarzino

2016 Australian Derby Results: Tavago Upstages Tarzino

2 Apr, 2016

Tavago upstaged dominant favourite Tarzino to record an upset victory in the 2016 Australian Derby at Royal Randwick this afternoon.

Tavago was nothing short of outstanding in the 2016 Australian Derby at Royal Randwick this afternoon. Photo by: Steve Hart

It was one way traffic in the lead-up to the Australian Derby and Tarzino started …

The Quarterback can earn Royal Ascot trip with William Reid Stakes win

The Quarterback can earn Royal Ascot trip with William Reid Stakes win

23 Mar, 2016

A win in the Group 1 $500,000 Mitchelton Wines William Reid Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley on Thursday night by The Quarterback will go a long way of securing him a trip to Royal Ascot.

The Quarterback can earn a trip to Royal Ascot with a win in the William Reid Stakes at Moonee Valley. …

Palentino still on track for 2016 Doncaster Mile

Palentino still on track for 2016 Doncaster Mile

22 Mar, 2016

Australian Guineas winner Palentino is still on track for a start in the Group 1 $3m The Star Doncaster Mile (1600m) at Randwick on April 2 even though he was beaten at Moonee Valley last Friday night.

Palentino is still on track to run in the Doncaster Mile at Randwick. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.…

2016 Rosehill Guineas Results: Tarzino Wins

2016 Rosehill Guineas Results: Tarzino Wins

19 Mar, 2016

Tarzino outstayed his rivals to record a second Group 1 victory in the 2016 Rosehill Guineas this afternoon.

Tarzino was too strong for his rivals in the 2016 Rosehill Guineas. Photo by: Steve Hart

There were concerns that Tarzino would not be suited by the inside barrier and the slow pace expected in the early …

Flamberge and Our Boy Malachi scratched from the Galaxy

Flamberge and Our Boy Malachi scratched from the Galaxy

18 Mar, 2016

Equal top weight Flamberge and sprinting machine Our Boy Malachi have both been scratched from the Group 1 $700,000 Banjo Galaxy (1100m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Our Boy Malachi has been scratched from the Galaxy at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Peter Moody trained Flamberge had drawn the outside barrier off eighteen in the …

Extreme Choice and Flying Artie have trouble free Golden Slipper preparation

Extreme Choice and Flying Artie have trouble free Golden Slipper preparation

18 Mar, 2016

Trainer Mick Price’s Blue Diamond Stakes winning quinella Extreme Choice and Flying Artie have had a trouble free preparation heading towards the Group 1 $3.5m Longines Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Flying Artie, above, has finally drawn a good barrier in the Golden Slipper at Rosehill. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Price can …

Le Romain and Tarzino top 2 in 2016 Rosehill Guineas field

Le Romain and Tarzino top 2 in 2016 Rosehill Guineas field

16 Mar, 2016

Randwick Guineas winner Le Romain and Victoria Derby victor Tarzino are the top two in the final field for the 2016 Group 1 $600,000 Sky Racing Rosehill Guineas (2000m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Randwick Guineas winner Le Romain, above blue with yellow sleeves, is one of the main chances in the Rosehill Guineas. Photo by …

Extreme Choice and Flying Artie work well in Golden Slipper lead up

Extreme Choice and Flying Artie work well in Golden Slipper lead up

15 Mar, 2016

Stablemates Extreme Choice and Flying Artie have come through their final gallop in top order in the lead up to the Group 1 $3.5m Longines Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Golden Slipper favourite Extreme Choice, above, has come through his final gallop in great order. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Mick Price …