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Tulip favourite for Blue Diamond Preview for fillies

Tulip favourite for Blue Diamond Preview for fillies

24 Jan, 2017

Unbeaten filly Tulip has been installed the favourite for the Group 3 $150,000 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Preview (Fillies) (1000m) at Caulfield on Thursday.

Craig Williams, above, will ride Tulip in the Blue Diamond Preview for the fillies at Caulfield. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Lindsay Park trained filly is the winner of her only …

El Divino to Debut for Weir in Kensington Stakes

El Divino to Debut for Weir in Kensington Stakes

24 Jan, 2017

Darren Weir is excited to saddle latest stable acquisition El Divino for the first time in Saturday’s Listed Kensington Stakes (1200m) down the famous Flemington straight.

El Divino (inside) has been transferred to the care of Darren Weir for his 2017 Autumn Carnival campaign. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

El Divino began his career under the …

McEvoy Thrilled with Blue Diamond Preview Prospects

McEvoy Thrilled with Blue Diamond Preview Prospects

24 Jan, 2017

Tony McEvoy is pleased with the condition of his juveniles ahead of the two Blue Diamond Preview races at Caulfield Racecourse on Australia Day.

Tony McEvoy will saddle Azazel in Thursday’s Blue Diamond Preview C&G at Caulfield. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

McEvoy is spoiled for choice with a number of standout two-year-old’s heading towards the …

Tulip headlines fillies Blue Diamond Preview nominations

Tulip headlines fillies Blue Diamond Preview nominations

23 Jan, 2017

Blue Diamond Stakes favourite Tulip is among the nominations for the Group 3 $150,000 Blue Diamond Preview (Fillies) (1000m) at Caulfield on Thursday.

Lindsay Park co-trainer David Hayes, above, has nominated Tulip for the Blue Diamond Preview for the fillies at Caulfield. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Lindsay Park trained Tulip was installed …

Weir has 4 nominations for Australia Stakes

Weir has 4 nominations for Australia Stakes

23 Jan, 2017

Melbourne’s premiership winning trainer Darren Weir has four of the eighteen horses nominated for the Group 2 $200,000 Browns Sawdust And Savings Australia Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley on Friday night.

Black Heart Bart, above, is one of four horses trainer Darren Weir has nominated for the Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley. Photo by Ultimate …

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 …

Oakleigh Plate an Option for Hellbent

Oakleigh Plate an Option for Hellbent

19 Jan, 2017

Darren Weir has revealed that a Group 1 race like the Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield on February 27th is likely to figure as the major target for talented sprinter Hellbent during his Autumn Carnival campaign.

Hellbent is likely to be set for the Group 1 Oakleigh Plate when he resumes in autumn. Photo: …

Stratum Star to Be Set for Australian Cup 2017

Stratum Star to Be Set for Australian Cup 2017

19 Jan, 2017

Darren Weir has revealed that Stratum Star will be set on a path towards the Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) following his tough win in the Magic Millions Trophy (2200m) at the Gold Coast over the weekend.

Stratum Star will be set for the 2017 Australian Cup. Photo: Steve Hart

A multiple Group 1 winner, …

Sydney Cup the Target for Signoff

Sydney Cup the Target for Signoff

18 Jan, 2017

Patrick Ryan is hopeful that veteran stayer Signoff will find his best form through a 2017 Autumn Carnival preparation which will be geared towards the Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m) on Day 1 of The Championships.

Signoff will be set for an appearance in the Group 1 Sydney Cup this season. Photo: Jenny Barnes

Signoff …

Stratum Star Too Classy In Magic Millions Trophy

Stratum Star Too Classy In Magic Millions Trophy

14 Jan, 2017

Stratum Star overcame the top weight of 61 kilograms to take out the 2017 Magic Millions Trophy at the Gold Coast this afternoon.

Stratum Star was too good for his rivals in the Magic Millions Trophy. Photo by: Steve Hart

There was little doubt that Stratum Star was the best horse in the Magic Millions …