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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 …

Melbourne Cup Betting Continues to Elude Seismos

Melbourne Cup Betting Continues to Elude Seismos

4 Nov, 2014

A proven performer at the distance on tracks of all integrities this year, Seismos continues to be avoided by punters in Melbourne Cup betting markets for success at Flemington this afternoon; blowing out from opening odds of $31 to currently rest at a quote of $81.

Seismos will be partnered by jockey Craig Newitt in …

Distance Success a Key Melbourne Cup Form Indicator for Seismos

Distance Success a Key Melbourne Cup Form Indicator for Seismos

3 Nov, 2014

Securing commendable results on tracks of all integrities in all corners of the globe over his 25 start career so far, trainer Marco Botti is thrilled with the 2014 Melbourne Cup form of Seismos ahead of Tuesday’s Race That Stops a Nation.

Trainer Marco Botti is confident Seismos is a leading chance for success in …

Melbourne Cup 2014: Seismos Primed for Success

Melbourne Cup 2014: Seismos Primed for Success

2 Nov, 2014

Unable to match the late pace when a disappointing fifteenth in the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) first-up on October 18th, owners Australian Thoroughbred Bloodstock are confident Seismos’s experience and proven ability over the distance will play to his advantage in the 2014 Melbourne Cup.

Seismos will leave from barrier 1 in the …

Victoria Derby Trip A Concern For Moonovermanhattan

Victoria Derby Trip A Concern For Moonovermanhattan

31 Oct, 2014

Moonovermanhattan is taking winning form into the 2014 Victoria Derby, but trainer Mick Price admits that there is a question mark over the ability of the Manhattan Rain colt to run out a strong 2500 metres.

Moonovermanhattan is rated one of the main dangers to Hampton Court in the 2014 Victoria Derby at Flemington tomorrow. …

Victoria Derby awaits Moonovemanhattan after Moonee Valley Vase win

Victoria Derby awaits Moonovemanhattan after Moonee Valley Vase win

25 Oct, 2014

The Victoria Derby awaits the Mick Price trained three year old Moonovermanhattan following his win in the Group 2 $200,000 Dilmah Exceptional Teas Vase (2040m) at Moonee Valley today.

Moonovermanhattan will now head to the Victoria Derby after winning the Moonee Valley Vase at Moonee Valley. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Price will be looking to …