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Saracino in top order for Danehill Stakes

Saracino in top order for Danehill Stakes

9 Sep, 2016

Kiwi colt Saracino has arrived in Australia in top order as he prepares to run in the Group 2 $200,000 Danehill Stakes (1200m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Damien Oliver, above, will ride Kiwi colt Saracino in the Danehill Stakes at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Caulfield Cup winning trainer Murray Baker can’t fault Saracino …

Plenty of Dreams of Danehill Stakes Win for Zielke

Plenty of Dreams of Danehill Stakes Win for Zielke

9 Sep, 2016

Queensland horseman John Zielke is out to make a mark on the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival this weekend and has high hopes of a Group 2 win in the Danehill Stakes with Dreams Aplenty.

Jockey Bobby El-Issa partners Coolmore Stud Stakes hope from the Sunshine Coast Dreams Aplenty in Flemington’s Danehill Stakes this Saturday. Photo: …

Barrier One Negative for Defcon in Danehill – Dunn

Barrier One Negative for Defcon in Danehill – Dunn

8 Sep, 2016

Scobie Breasley Medallist Dwayne Dunn is concerned the inside alley isn’t the place to be when he jumps aboard the Peter & Paul Snowden-trained favourite Defcon in the Danehill Stakes at Flemington Racecourse this weekend.

Defcon will be working to stay out of trouble from the inside alley in Saturday’s Danehill Stakes down the Flemington …

Blinkers fire up Hardham for Danehill Stakes

Blinkers fire up Hardham for Danehill Stakes

6 Sep, 2016

A dashing gallop with the blinkers on at Caulfield this morning has convinced trainer Mick Price to run Hardham in the Group 2 $200,000 Danehill Stakes (1200m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Defcon, above in green colours, is the early favourite for the Danehill Stakes at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Price had originally planned …

Defcon To Danehill Stakes After McNeil Stakes Win

Defcon To Danehill Stakes After McNeil Stakes Win

27 Aug, 2016

Defcon will head to the 2016 Danehill Stakes in a fortnight after he squeezed along the inside to record a thrilling victory in the 2016 McNeil Stakes at Caulfield this afternoon.

Defcon made a very impressive return to racing in the McNeil Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Dwayne Dunn elected …

Capitalist headlines Golden Rose Stakes first acceptances

Capitalist headlines Golden Rose Stakes first acceptances

19 Jul, 2016

Golden Slipper winner Capitalist headlines the first acceptances for the Group 1 $1m Golden Rose Stakes (1400m) at Rosehill on September 10.

Capitalist, above, headlines the first acceptances for the Golden Rose Stakes at Rosehill. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Capitalist is one of nineteen youngsters the father and son training team of Peter and Paul …

Confidence levels still high for Capitalist’s Golden Slipper chances

Confidence levels still high for Capitalist’s Golden Slipper chances

18 Mar, 2016

Team Snowden’s confidence levels are still high for one time favourite Capitalist’s chances in the Group 1 $3.5m Longines Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Capitalist, above, is one of the main chances in the Golden Slipper at Rosehill. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Capitalist shot to the top of the Golden Slipper market order …

Capitalist passed fit to run in Golden Slipper

Capitalist passed fit to run in Golden Slipper

15 Mar, 2016

One time favourite Capitalist has been passed fit to run in Saturday’s Group 1 $3.5m Longines Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill.

Capitalist has been passed fit to run in the Golden Slipper at Rosehill. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Capitalist suffered his first defeat from four starts when second to Golden Slipper rival Kiss And Make …

Extreme Choice top of 2016 Golden Slipper final field

Extreme Choice top of 2016 Golden Slipper final field

15 Mar, 2016

Blue Diamond Stakes winner Extreme Choice will carry the number one saddlecloth in the 2016 Group 1 $3.5m Longines Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Extreme Choice will carry the number one saddlecloth in the Golden Slipper at Rosehill. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

A final field of sixteen plus one emergency has been …

Defcon’s Golden Slipper place to be decided after gallop

Defcon’s Golden Slipper place to be decided after gallop

14 Mar, 2016

Black Opal Stakes winner Defcon’s place in the Group 1 $3.5m Longines Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill on Saturday will be decided after he gallops at Randwick on Tuesday morning.

Defcon, above, green colours running second to Astern in the Silver Slipper Stakes, is vying for a Golden Slipper start. Photo by Steve Hart.

Co-trainers …