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Wide barrier no concern for Sheidel in William Reid Stakes

Wide barrier no concern for Sheidel in William Reid Stakes

24 Mar, 2017

Lindsay Park co-trainers Tom Dadernig doesn’t consider a wide barrier is any concern for Sheidel in the Group 1 $500,000 Keogh Homes William Reid Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley tonight.

Sheidel, above, has the speed to overcome a wide barrier in the William Reid Stakes at Moonee Valley. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Dabernig can …

Heys not fussed with barrier 1 for Spieth in 2017 Newmarket Handicap

Heys not fussed with barrier 1 for Spieth in 2017 Newmarket Handicap

8 Mar, 2017

Warwick Farm trainer Bryce Heys is not fussed about his smart sprinter Spieth drawing barrier one in the thirteen horse field for the Group 1 $1.25m Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Spieth, above, has drawn barrier 1 in the Newmarket Handicap at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Heys is not certain …

Extreme Choice draws midfield in capacity 2017 Oakleigh Plate

Extreme Choice draws midfield in capacity 2017 Oakleigh Plate

22 Feb, 2017

Brilliant three year old Extreme Choice has drawn midfield in the capacity field for the Group 1 $500,000 The Resimax Group Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Extreme Choice, above in red and yellow colours winning the Moir Stakes, takes on the older horses again in the Oakleigh Plate at Caulfield. Photo by Ultimate …

Faatinah included in 2017 Oakleigh Plate nominations

Faatinah included in 2017 Oakleigh Plate nominations

20 Feb, 2017

Black Caviar Lightning last scratching Faatinah has been included among the nineteen nominations for the 2017 Group 1 $500,000 Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Faatinah, above, is among the nominations for the 2017 Oakleigh Plate at Caulfield. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Faatinah will have to pass a vet’s check to be cleared …

Oliver to find right path for Flying Artie in Black Caviar Lightning

Oliver to find right path for Flying Artie in Black Caviar Lightning

17 Feb, 2017

Trainer Mick Price will leave the riding tactics for Flying Artie in the hands of champion jockey Damien Oliver to find the right path down the Flemington straight in the Group 1 $750,000 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) on Saturday.

Damien Oliver and Flying Artie, above, will combine again in the Black Caviar Lightning at Flemington. …

The Quarterback has best track record for Black Caviar Lightning

The Quarterback has best track record for Black Caviar Lightning

17 Feb, 2017

The Quarterback has the best track record over the 1000m down the Flemington straight but is still listed as one of the outsiders in the Group 1 $750,000 Black Caviar Lightning on Saturday.

The Quarterback, above, has the best track record for the Black Caviar Lightning at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Robbie …

Fell Swoop to kick off 2017 Autumn in Oakleigh Plate

Fell Swoop to kick off 2017 Autumn in Oakleigh Plate

16 Feb, 2017

Smart sprinter Fell Swoop will kick off his 2017 Autumn Carnival campaign in the Group 1 $500,000 Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield on February 25.

Fell Swoop, above, will kick off his 2017 Autumn Carnival in the Oakleigh Plate at Caulfield. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Fell Swoop was among the nominations for the Group 1 …

Flying Artie can give Oliver his 6th Black Caviar Lightning win

Flying Artie can give Oliver his 6th Black Caviar Lightning win

16 Feb, 2017

The Mick Price trained Flying Artie can give champion jockey Damien Oliver his sixth win in the Group 1 $750,000 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Jockey Damien Oliver and Flying Artie, above, will team up again in the Black Caviar Lightning at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Oliver hasn’t won the …

Star Turn has to relax to win the Black Caviar Lightning

Star Turn has to relax to win the Black Caviar Lightning

16 Feb, 2017

Jockey Dwayne Dunn will do his best to get Star Turn to relax in behind the pace to give the brilliant colt every chance to win the Group 1 $750,000 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Star Turn, above, is vying for favourtism for the Black Caviar Lightning at Flemington. Photo by Steve …

The Everest To Replace Melbourne Cup As Australia’s Richest Race

The Everest To Replace Melbourne Cup As Australia’s Richest Race

1 Feb, 2017

Racing New South Wales have announced the introduction of a new race known as The Everest that will be held at Royal Randwick during the 2017 Spring Racing Carnival.

Star sprinter Chautauqua is a likely contender for The Everest. Photo: Steve Hart

The Everest will be worth $10 million in prizemoney and the majority of …