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Fulgur to line up at Flemington

Fulgur to line up at Flemington

17 Jul, 2014

Dual acceptor Fulgur is set to take his place in the $100,000 Ascot Racecourse Handicap (2000m) at Flemington on Saturday.

The Chris Waller trained English import was also an acceptor in the $85,000 Bob Ingham Handicap (1900m) at Rosehill but the six year old will stay in Melbourne where he has been based for his last…

Kavanagh has Spring hopes for Moonee Valley first starters

Kavanagh has Spring hopes for Moonee Valley first starters

20 Jun, 2014

Flemington trainer Mark Kavanagh is going to a mid-winter meeting at Moonee Valley on Saturday with high Spring Carnival expectations for his two first starters Magicool and Zimbabwe.

The two well-bred youngsters will debut in the $80,000 Aquanus Foods Handicap for two year olds over 1200m but if the plan comes together Kavanagh is hoping…

Laing Sets Temps Voleur For Victoria Derby

Laing Sets Temps Voleur For Victoria Derby

19 Jun, 2014

Progressive two-year-old Temps Voleur has been set for the 2014 Victoria Derby after scoring an impressive victory in The Grand Frankston Hotel Handicap at Sandown yesterday.

Team Hawkes-trained Bugatty started The Grand Frankston Hotel Handicap as a short-priced favourite and the colt worked into the race nicely, but was one of the first horses beaten when…

Aldini Takes Out Spear Chief Handicap In Black Type Debut

Aldini Takes Out Spear Chief Handicap In Black Type Debut

31 May, 2014

David Kelly-trained gelding Aldini made his black type racing debut with a strong win in the 2014 Spear Chief Handicap at Eagle Farm this afternoon.

Aldini was taking winning form into the Spear Chief Handicap, after taking out the Von Bibra Great Wall Handicap (1400m) at the Gold Coast on May 24, and made it two…

Arabian Gold gets her chance to run the distance in Queensland Oaks

Arabian Gold gets her chance to run the distance in Queensland Oaks

30 May, 2014

The good luck of drawing the inside barrier will give favourite Arabian Gold every chance to run out the 2400m of the Group 1 $400,000 Treasury Casino & Hotel Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Warwick Farm trainer David Vandyke has made no secret of the fact that he considers Arabian Gold suspect over the…

Tornado Miss To Set Pace In Queensland Oaks

Tornado Miss To Set Pace In Queensland Oaks

29 May, 2014

Trainer Tony Gollan has confirmed that tough filly Tornado Miss will set the pace in the 2014 Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm on June 7.

Tornado Miss has taken up the running when fourth in the Listed Gold Coast Bracelet (1800m) at the Gold Coast on May 3 and third in the Group 2 The Roses…

Dry Track The Key For Moriarty In Doomben Cup

Dry Track The Key For Moriarty In Doomben Cup

16 May, 2014

Jockey Craig Newitt is confident that imported stayer Moriarty can produce an improved effort on a dry track in the 2014 Doomben Cup this weekend.

Moriarty started his 2014 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival with a string of impressive performances, finishing third in the Group 2 Apollo Stakes (1400m) at Royal Randwick on February 22 and fourth…

Warren Frustrated By The Goodwood Barrier Draw

Warren Frustrated By The Goodwood Barrier Draw

7 May, 2014

Trainer Jason Warren believes that Bel Sprinter could not have drawn a worst barrier in the 2014 The Goodwood barrier draw yesterday and said that his star sprinter needs to overcome his barrier problems to be any chance in the Group 1 event at Morphettville this weekend.

Bel Sprinter has been slow out of the…

Waller One, Two In Wagga Wagga Gold Cup

Waller One, Two In Wagga Wagga Gold Cup

2 May, 2014

Imported stayer Trade Commissioner showed an impressive turn of pace to score a narrow win over stablemate Beyond Thankful in the 2014 Wagga Wagga Gold Cup this afternoon.

Trade Commissioner was well-backed in the lead-up to the race, after he performed well in his first three starts in Australia, and jockey Craig Newitt rode the son…

Waller Pleased with Brigantin Ahead of Sydney Cup

Waller Pleased with Brigantin Ahead of Sydney Cup

18 Apr, 2014

While fielding five classy runners in the final field of the featured Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) on day 2 of The Championships at Royal Randwick this weekend, leading trainer Chris Waller will be represented by only two entrants in the Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m) for 2014; Opinion (barrier 14) and Brigantin (barrier…