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Snipzu and Sizzling to sort out for Magic Millions favourite

Snipzu and Sizzling to sort out for Magic Millions favourite

15 Dec, 2011

All eyes will be on the clock as much as the races when two Magic Millions Classic big guns Snipzu and Sizzling run in consecutive races at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

It is rare for Queenslanders to head the betting in the Classic but the two Snitzel youngsters have undoubtedly earned their place with impressive …

Melham takes nation’s riding honours with a treble

Melham takes nation’s riding honours with a treble

26 Nov, 2011

Melbourne jockey Ben Melham took the nation’s riding honours with a treble at the Sandown Hillside today.

The deteriorating track held no qualms for Melham, in fact the wetter it became the better his success.

The track rated dead in the morning and finished a heavy 8.

At the end of race four Melham hadn’t …

Dansonate ineligible for Magic Millions

Dansonate ineligible for Magic Millions

26 Nov, 2011

Despite being a Magic Millions purchase, Dansonate is ineligible for the $2m Magic Millions Classic (1200m) on January 14.

Connections of the $12,000 cheapy, who won today’s Channel Seven Handicap (2YO, 1000m) at Eagle Farm, didn’t pay up for the Gold Coast feature.

Today’s first prize $32,000 ,would have gone a long way getting the …