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English expected to return to winning form over the Autumn Carnival

English expected to return to winning form over the Autumn Carnival

19 Jan, 2017

Tulloch Lodge co-trainer Adrian Bott expects Group 1 winner English to return to winning form during the 2017 Sydney Autumn Carnival.

English, above, finds her best form during the Autumn months. Photo by Steve Hart.

Bott, who trains in partnership with Gai Waterhouse, is thrilled with the way English has returned to the stable carrying …

Turn Me Loose to chase back to back Futurity Stakes wins

Turn Me Loose to chase back to back Futurity Stakes wins

19 Jan, 2017

Multiple Group 1 winning Kiwi galloper Turn Me Loose will be chasing back to back wins in the Group 1 $500,000 Futurity Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on February 25.

Turn Me Loose, above, will be chasing back to back wins in the Futurity Stakes during the Melbourne Autumn Carnival. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Cambridge …

Fell Swoop looking to go one better in 2017 T J Smith Stakes

Fell Swoop looking to go one better in 2017 T J Smith Stakes

18 Jan, 2017

Canberra trainer Matt Dale is looking forward to his smart sprinter Fell Swoop breaking through for his maiden Group 1 win during the Autumn Carnival and is hoping to go one better in this this year’s Group 1 $2.5m Darley T J Smith Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on April 1, the first day of ‘The …

McEvoy to re-unite with Turn Me Loose in Australia Stakes

McEvoy to re-unite with Turn Me Loose in Australia Stakes

17 Jan, 2017

Melbourne Cup winning jockey Kerrin McEvoy will ride Kiwi galloper Turn Me Loose when he returns to Melbourne to run in the Group 2 $200,000 Jeep Australia Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley on January 27.

Jockey Kerrin McEvoy, above, will ride Turn Me Loose in the Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley. Photo by Daniel Costello.…

First Among Equals specked at long odds for Winterbottom Stakes

First Among Equals specked at long odds for Winterbottom Stakes

25 Nov, 2016

Local sprinter First Among Equals has been specked at double figure odds in the lead up to the Group 1 $1m Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Malaguerra, above, heads the market order for the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Simon Miller trained First Among Equals looks …

Malaguerra chasing No. 1 spot with Winterbottom Stakes win

Malaguerra chasing No. 1 spot with Winterbottom Stakes win

25 Nov, 2016

Trainer Peter Gelagotis would expect Malaguerra to be rated the best sprinter in the country if he can win the Group 1 $1m Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Malaguerra, above, is one of the top chances in the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Steve Hart.

Malaguerra won his second …

Blinkers go on Keen Array in Winterbottom Stakes

Blinkers go on Keen Array in Winterbottom Stakes

24 Nov, 2016

Keen Array will wear the blinkers for the first time to help boost his chances in the Group 1 $1m Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Keen Array, above, will wear blinkers for the first time in the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Lindsay Park trained …

Track Specialist Sheidel faces tough test in Winterbottom Stakes

Track Specialist Sheidel faces tough test in Winterbottom Stakes

24 Nov, 2016

Track specialist Sheidel might have won nine times at Ascot but she will still be facing a tough test when she lines up in the Group 1 $1m Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) on Saturday.

Sheidel, above in red and white colours, is set to line up in the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Ultimate …

Barrier five okay for Terravista in Winterbottom Stakes

Barrier five okay for Terravista in Winterbottom Stakes

24 Nov, 2016

Leading Group 1 winning jockey Hugh Bowman is content with barrier five for his mount Terravista in the Group 1 $1m Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Hugh Bowman, above, rides Terravista in the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

The Joe Pride trained Terravista hasn’t been in the …

Pike fears Eastern raiders in Winterbottom Stakes

Pike fears Eastern raiders in Winterbottom Stakes

24 Nov, 2016

Perth’s leading jockey William Pike fears the Eastern State raiders as the main dangers to his chances on State Solicitor in the Group 1 $1m Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Terravista, above, is one of the top chances in the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Steve Hart.

Pike rides …