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Moreira Confirmed to Ride Comin’ Through in Randwick Guineas

Moreira Confirmed to Ride Comin’ Through in Randwick Guineas

27 Feb, 2017

Joao Moreira has been confirmed to take the ride on gun three-year-old Comin’ Through in Saturday’s featured Group 1 Randwick Guineas (1600m) in Sydney.

‘Magic Man’ Joao Moreira will jet in to ride Comin’ Through in the 2017 Randwick Guineas. Photo: Sarah Ebbett

Michael Walker has been the retained rider on Comin’ Through since his …

Comin’ Through the one for Walker in Eskimo Prince Stakes

Comin’ Through the one for Walker in Eskimo Prince Stakes

2 Feb, 2017

Melbourne based Kiwi jockey Michael Walker has given up several rides at Caulfield on Saturday for one ride at Randwick on Comin’ Through in the Group 3 $150,000 Australian Chinese Jockey Club Eskimo Prince Stakes (1200m).

Comin’ Through and jockey Michael Walker, above yellow colours, combine to win the Carbine Club Stakes at Flemington. Photo …

Winning Rupert to join stallion roster at Newgate

Winning Rupert to join stallion roster at Newgate

25 Jan, 2017

Brilliant colt Winning Rupert will join the stallion roster at Newgate after his retirement from the race track was confirmed today.

Winning Rupert, above, will be joining the stallion roster at Newgate. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Winning Rupert was prepared by Warwick Farm trainer Bjorn Baker to win five of his six race starts but …

Comin’ Through Working Well Towards Autumn Carnival

Comin’ Through Working Well Towards Autumn Carnival

10 Jan, 2017

Trainer Chris Waller has revealed that exciting three-year-old Comin’ Through has taken plenty of benefit from his time away from racing, and will be geared towards major Group 1 targets during the forthcoming Autumn Carnival.

Comin’ Through will be set for a third-up appearance in one of the Randwick Guineas or Australian Guineas this season. …

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 …