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Maher expecting bold first up run from Jameka in C.F. Orr Stakes

Maher expecting bold first up run from Jameka in C.F. Orr Stakes

7 Feb, 2017

Caulfield trainer Ciaron Maher is expecting a bold first up run from is stable star Jameka in the Group 1 $500,000 Ladbrokes C.F. Orr Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Trainer Ciaron Maher expects Jameka, above, to run well fresh in the Ladbrokes C.F. Orr Stakes at Caulfield. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Jameka’s first …

Omei Sword heads Waller’s 2017 Australian Oaks nominations

Omei Sword heads Waller’s 2017 Australian Oaks nominations

7 Feb, 2017

Talented filly Omei Sword heads up trainer Chris Waller’s list of fillies that are among the nominations for the for the 2017 Group 1 $1m James Boag’s Premium Australian Oaks (2400m) at Randwick on April 8, day two of ‘The Championships’.

Omei Sword, above, is among trainer Chris Waller’s Australian Oaks nominations. Photo by Steve …

Tiamo Grace to target Australasian Oaks

Tiamo Grace to target Australasian Oaks

20 Jan, 2017

One time Crown Oaks favourite Tiamo Grace will get her chance to win a filly’s classic when she heads to Adelaide for the Group 1 $400,000 Schweppes Oaks (registered as Australasian Oaks) (2000m) at Morphettville on May 6.

Tiamo Grace, above winning the Wakeful Stakes, will be set for the Australasian Oaks at Morphettville. Photo …

Yankee Rose positive drug test for Flight Stakes 2nd

Yankee Rose positive drug test for Flight Stakes 2nd

16 Jan, 2017

Dual Group 1 winner Yankee Rose has returned a positive drug test resulting from her second in the Group 1 $500,000 Sydney Airport Flight Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on October 1.

Yankee Rose, above, has returned a positive drug test after running second in the Flight Stakes at Randwick during the 2016 Spring Carnival. Photo …

Australian Cup Autumn target for Jameka

Australian Cup Autumn target for Jameka

6 Dec, 2016

Trainer Ciaron Maher has pencilled in the Group 1 $1.5m Australian Cup (2000m) at Flemington in March as the main Autumn Carnival target for his Caulfield Cup winner Jameka.

Caulfield Cup winner Jameka, above, will be set for the Australian Cup at Flemington in the Autumn. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Jameka was one of …

Pilote D’Essai doesn’t have to lead in Pakenham Cup

Pilote D’Essai doesn’t have to lead in Pakenham Cup

1 Dec, 2016

Last start all the way Ballarat Cup winner Pilote D’Essai doesn’t have to lead to win the Listed $200,000 Superior Food Services Pakenham Cup (2500m) at Pakenham on Saturday according his promising apprentice Regan Bayliss.

Regan Bayliss, above, rides French import Pilote D’Essai in the Pakenham Cup at Pakenham. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Bayliss controlled …

Freedman pair battle for Ballarat Cup favouritism

Freedman pair battle for Ballarat Cup favouritism

18 Nov, 2016

The Lee and Anthony Freedman trained Nozomi and Cool Chap are fighting for favouritism for the Listed $300,000 Ballarat Cup (2200m) at Ballarat on Saturday.

Cool Chap, above, will have no trouble running the 2200m of the Ballarat Cup at Ballarat. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Cool Chap has always been hovering near the top …

Jameka to be set for 2017 Spring Carnival

Jameka to be set for 2017 Spring Carnival

18 Nov, 2016

Caulfield Cup winner Jameka will have a light Autumn campaign before being set for the 2017 Spring Carnival.

Caulfield Cup winner Jameka, above, will have a light Autumn campaign before being prepared for the 2017 Spring Carnival. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Ciaron Maher trained Jameka had a disappointing end to her 2016 Spring …

Laing has 4 nominations for Sandown Guineas

Laing has 4 nominations for Sandown Guineas

7 Nov, 2016

Trainer Robbie Laing has nominated four three-year-olds for Saturday’s Group 2 $250,000 Ladbrokes Sandown Guineas (1600m) at Sandown.

Jennifer Lynn, above, is among the nominations for the Ladbrokes Sandown Guineas at Sandown. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Victoria Derby fourth placegetter So Si Bon heads up Laing’s nominations which also include Missrock, Stornaway and Wimborne.…

2016 Crown Oaks winner Lasqueti Spirit scores the upset of the Carnival

2016 Crown Oaks winner Lasqueti Spirit scores the upset of the Carnival

3 Nov, 2016

100-1 chance Lasqueti Spirit scored the upset of the Melbourne Cup Carnival with an all the way win in the Group 1 $1m Crown Oaks (2500m) at Flemington today.

Jockey Brenton Avdulla salutes the crowd as he lets Lasqueti Spirit roll to the line to win the Crown Oaks at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing …