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Australian Guineas Autumn Goal For Merion

Australian Guineas Autumn Goal For Merion

12 Nov, 2014

Trainer Mike Moroney has revealed that the 2015 Australian Guineas will be the early autumn goal for talented gelding Merion.

Merion upset Chivalry to win the Living Legends Stakes during his autumn campaign. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Merion was touted as one of the leading chances for the Group 1 Caulfield Guineas (1600m) …

Snowden Confident Safeguard Has Group 1 Class

Snowden Confident Safeguard Has Group 1 Class

16 Aug, 2013

Undefeated colt Safeguard will resume in the Group 3 Vain Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield on Saturday and trainer Peter Snowden is already looking towards Group 1 glory with the son of Exceed And Excel.

Safeguard will begin his 2013 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival campaign in the Vain Stakes at Caulfield tomorrow. Photo by: Race Horse …

Exceed And Excel Ticks All The Boxes For Black Caviar

Exceed And Excel Ticks All The Boxes For Black Caviar

25 Jul, 2013

Managing part-owner Neill Werrett revealed today that Exceed And Excel ‘ticked all the boxes’ for the first mate of equine superstar Black Caviar.

Breeding experts believe that the progeny of Black Caviar and Exeed And Excel could fetch over $7 million at auction. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Speaking on the Racing Ahead radio …

Connections Confirm Black Caviar Will Visit Exceed And Excel At Stud

Connections Confirm Black Caviar Will Visit Exceed And Excel At Stud

24 Jul, 2013

The connections of Black Caviar have confirmed that the equine superstar will be sent to Darley stallion Exceed And Excel for the 2013 Southern Hemisphere breeding season.

Connections of Black Caviar have confirmed that she will be mated with Exceed And Excel. Photo by: Steve Hart

It had been heavily speculated in the last forty-eight …

Black Caviar To Exceed And Excel

Black Caviar To Exceed And Excel

23 Jul, 2013

After months of speculation a decision has reportedly been made on the first mate for Black Caviar with the wonder mare expected to be sent to Australian Champion Sire elect Exceed And Excel for the 2013 southern hemisphere breeding season.

Black Caviar is expected to be sent to Champion Sire Exceed And Excel for the …

So You Think arrives at Coolmore’s Hunter Valley stud

So You Think arrives at Coolmore’s Hunter Valley stud

23 Aug, 2012

Coolmore’s new stallion prospect So You Think has arrived in the Hunter Valley to take up stud duties alongside a first class list of international stallions.

So You Think will join recording breaking champion Danehill sire Fastnet Rock and first season sires undefeated champion two year old Uncle Mo and Zoffany, a winner of five …

Perry’s graduates world beaters

Perry’s graduates world beaters

5 Jan, 2012

Men have been knighted for less but the 2003 England adventure Newcastle trainer Paul Perry took on with star sprinter Choisir changed course of Australian racing on both sides of the world.

It was commonly thought that European horses were superior to Australian counterparts prior to the trip whether it be sprinters or stayers.

Chosir …

Soft Sand Set To Be Autumn Frontrunner

Soft Sand Set To Be Autumn Frontrunner

5 Jan, 2012

Trainer Colin Little expects big things from talented three-year-old filly Soft Sand in the upcoming autumn racing carnival.

The filly was sired by Danehill stallion Dansili, who is currently one of the best sires in the United Kingdom.

While largely unknown in Australia, Dansili stands at stud in Europe for approximately £65,000.

“He’s not really …

Lloyd William’s Zipping Retired

Lloyd William’s Zipping Retired

3 Aug, 2011

Dual Group 1 winner and four time Sandown Classic champ Zipping has been retired from racing

Lloyd Williams has announced that crowd favourite Zipping has been retired after failing to recover from a leg injury he sustained during the autumn carnival.

The ten-year-old gelding was notably absent from the Cox Plate and Caulfield Cup nominations …

Sadler’s Wells Dies After 3 Decades Of Brilliance

Sadler’s Wells Dies After 3 Decades Of Brilliance

27 Apr, 2011

One of the best performing stallions the world has ever seen has passed away at the age of 30 at Coolmore Stud in Ireland.

Sadler’s Wells notched up some incredible figures as a sire and his value to Coolmore will live on even after his death.

He was crowned the best performing sire in Britain …