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Comin’ Through came through to win the Carbine Club Stakes

Comin’ Through came through to win the Carbine Club Stakes

29 Oct, 2016

Promising three year old Comin’ Through will be aimed towards the Rosehill Guineas in the Autumn after winning the Group 3 $200,000 The Carbine Club Stakes (1600m) at Flemington today.

Comin’ Through, yellow colours, came from well back in the field to win The Carbine Club Stakes at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Trainer …

Blinkers go on Seaburge in Caulfield Guineas Prelude

Blinkers go on Seaburge in Caulfield Guineas Prelude

23 Sep, 2016

Trainer Tom Dabernig is hoping the addition of blinkers to Seaburge’s race day gear will give him the necessary improvement to be competitive in the Group 3 $175,000 Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Prelude (1400m) at Caulfield on Saturday and stamp himself as a genuine Caulfield Guineas chance.

Seaburge, above with blue and lime green colours, will …

Retirement Considered for Suavito

Retirement Considered for Suavito

5 Sep, 2016

Connections of multiple Group 1 winning mare Suavito will meet this week to discuss her possible retirement after she failed to perform in last Saturday’s Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes.

Suavito is likely to be retired after failing to show up in the Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes last Saturday at Moonee Valley. Photo: Ultimate …

Retired Spillway to start stud career as a stallion

Retired Spillway to start stud career as a stallion

19 Jul, 2016

Trainer David Hayes will market Spillway as a good stallion prospect after he was forced to retire the Australian Cup winner after suffering another leg injury.

Spillway, above with blue cap, has been retired to stud. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

“I think he’ll make a very good stallion for someone and we’ll market him as …

Teronado Ready for Grafton Cup

Teronado Ready for Grafton Cup

13 Jul, 2016

Veteran hoop Robert Thompson is pleased to have picked up the ride on Teronado in Thursday’s 2016 Listed Grafton Cup (2350m), and is confident the horse is in the right form for a positive result.

Teronado will leave from barrier 9 in Thursday’s Listed Grafton Cup. Photo: Daniel Costello

Teronado has posted a number of …

Gust Of Wind to carry extra weight in Melbourne Cup

Gust Of Wind to carry extra weight in Melbourne Cup

27 Jun, 2016

Trainer John Sargent expects 2015 Australian Oaks winner Gust Of Wind to be in foal when she races in the Group 1 $6m Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on the first Tuesday in November.

Gust Of Wind, above, could run in the Melbourne Cup carrying a foal to Criterion. Photo by Steve Hart.

Gust Of …

Winx back in training to defend Cox Plate Crown

Winx back in training to defend Cox Plate Crown

17 Jun, 2016

Australia’s new glamour mare Winx is back in pre-training at a secret New South Wales location preparing to defend her Cox Plate crown.

Glamour mare Winx is back in training preparing to defend her Cox Plate Crown. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Group 1 $3m Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley during the 2015 …

Retirement Looming for Happy Trails

Retirement Looming for Happy Trails

12 Apr, 2016

Happy Trails could be the latest horse added to the list of retiring stars post Sydney’s ‘The Championships’ races with the Adelaide champion likely having run his last race over the weekend.

Three-time Group 1 winner Happy Trails may be retired from racing following his Queen Elizabeth Stakes run last Saturday. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

Morphettville-based …

Soft track to suit Queen Elizabeth Stakes favourite The United States

Soft track to suit Queen Elizabeth Stakes favourite The United States

8 Apr, 2016

The prospect of a rain affected track on day two of ‘The Championships’ at Randwick on Saturday will suit The United States who has maintained favouritism for the Group 1 $4m Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m).

The United States will apppreciate the soft ground in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.…

Dibayani to be ridden quietly in Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Dibayani to be ridden quietly in Queen Elizabeth Stakes

8 Apr, 2016

Irish import Dibayani will be ridden more quietly when he lines up in the Group 1 $4m Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) at Randwick on the second day of ‘The Championships’ on Saturday.

Nicholas Hall, above, will ride Dibayani in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Dibayani is one of …