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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 …

Hvasstan A Live Chance In Ballarat Cup

Hvasstan A Live Chance In Ballarat Cup

18 Nov, 2014

Hvasstan has not recorded a race win in over 12 months, but trainer Peter Gelagotis is confident that the Group 3 winner is capable of returning to winning form in the 2014 Ballarat Cup on Sunday.

Hvasstan has not recorded a race win since he took out the Drummond Golf Handicap at Moonee Valley on …

Politeness Back To Her Best In Summoned Stakes

Politeness Back To Her Best In Summoned Stakes

15 Nov, 2014

Politeness returned to her best form with an outstanding performance in the 2014 Summoned Stakes at Sandown this afternoon.

Politeness jumped out of the ground to record a most impressive win in the 2014 Summoned Stakes. Photo by: Sarah Ebbett

Politeness performed consistently without winning in the first three race starts of her 2014 Spring …

Good barrier gives Zanbagh great chance in Sandown Cup

Good barrier gives Zanbagh great chance in Sandown Cup

12 Nov, 2014

A good barrier draw will give Zanbagh a great chance to collect a Spring Carnival win in the Listed $150,000 Sportingbet Sandown Cup (3200m) at Sandown on Saturday.

Zanbagh, red white, cap is fighting out the finish of the 2013 Crown Oaks with Kirramosa, black and gold, and Solicit, green. Photo by Race Horse Photos …

Lankan Rupee Has Right Darley Classic Form

Lankan Rupee Has Right Darley Classic Form

7 Nov, 2014

Trainer Mick Price has been happy with the 2014 Darley Classic lead-up form of Lankan Rupee and he has no excuses for the talented sprinter heading into the $1 million race at Flemington tomorrow.

Lankan Rupee will be returning to Flemington for the first time since he took out the 2014 Newmarket Handicap in impressive …

Chad Schofield re-unites with Lankan Rupee in Darley Classic

Chad Schofield re-unites with Lankan Rupee in Darley Classic

5 Nov, 2014

Jockey Chad Schofield will re-unite with top line sprinter Lankan Rupee in the Group 1 $1m Darley Classic (1200m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Chad Schofield is back on Lankan Rupee in the Darley Classic. The pair combined to win the Newmarket, above, at Flemington in March. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Schofield was in …