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Greatwood and Tres Blue continue Caulfield Cup build up at Randwick

Greatwood and Tres Blue continue Caulfield Cup build up at Randwick

7 Aug, 2014

Gai Waterhouse’s European imports Greatwood and Tres Blue will continue their Caulfield Cup build up with an exhibition gallop in between races at Randwick on Saturday.

Gai Waterhouse and Chris Munce celebrating the 2010 Caulfield Cup win of Descarado. Photo by Taron Clarke.

English import Greatwood and the French stayer Tres Blue are scheduled to …

Manighar To Return To Past Caulfield Cup Form

Manighar To Return To Past Caulfield Cup Form

18 Oct, 2013

The Caulfield Cup form of Manighar is better than any other runner in the race and managing co-owner Terry Henderson is confident that the triple Group 1 winner will produce a big performance this weekend.

Manighar will be having his third start in the Caulfield Cup this weekend. Photo by: Steve Hart

Manighar finished fifth …

Julienas scrapes into Caulfield Cup field

Julienas scrapes into Caulfield Cup field

15 Oct, 2013

The Gai Waterhouse trained Julienas has scraped in the final field for the Group 1 $2.65m BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Julienas has scraped into the Caulfield Cup field. Phoyo by Steve Hart.

Julienas and English raider Forgotten Voice had to fight it out for the final spot in the eighteen horse …

Caulfield Cup Winner Descarado Retired

Caulfield Cup Winner Descarado Retired

19 Mar, 2013

Dual Group 1 winner Descarado has been retired after failing to overcome a battle with injury.

Descarado has been retired due to injury. Photo by: Taron Clarke.

Managing owners Racing Henderson revealed on twitter the six-year-old’s racing days are officially over after a frustrating 12 months where he has been kept on the sidelines with …

Munce to fight cancer scare

Munce to fight cancer scare

3 Dec, 2012

Grand Slam winning jockey Chris Munce has set the 2013 Brisbane Winter Carnival for his return to riding as he prepares himself for a tough few months ahead with cancer treatment.

Doctors have recommended a two month course of radiation therapy at The Royal Brisbane And Women’s Hospital commencing in January and if successful Munce …

Munce to continue good form in Spring after 100 winners

Munce to continue good form in Spring after 100 winners

2 Jul, 2012

Record breaking jockey Chris Munce is looking forward to continuing his outstanding form into the Spring after reaching his season’s goal of one hundred metroploitan winners with a winning treble at the Sunshine Coast on Saturday.

Jockey Chris Munce notched his hundredth winner on Belltone in the Glasshouse Handicap at the Sunshine Coast - photo …

Australian Cup Nominations Feature Southern Speed

Australian Cup Nominations Feature Southern Speed

25 Jan, 2012

Last year’s Caulfield Cup winner Southern Speed is amongst 53 nominations for the Australian Cup at Flemington on March 10.

The four-year-old mare will run in the race on her way to the Group 1 The BMW in April.

Co-trained Leon Macdonald, who trains Southern Speed alongside Andrew Gluyas, believes his filly can continue her …

Gai aiming for fourth Magic Millions

Gai aiming for fourth Magic Millions

19 Nov, 2011

Gai Waterhouse has laid claims to a fourth Magic Million Classic (1200m) after a one-two finish in the W F Club Returns (2YO, 1000m) at Warwick Farm today.

First starters No Looking Back and Blazing Snitzel made advances to the $2m Gold Coast feature on January 14 with impressive debuts.

If ever a horse is …

Sick Avienus better in Railway than plane

Sick Avienus better in Railway than plane

10 Nov, 2011

Victorian mare Avienus is being treated for travel sickness after her flight to Perth in readiness for the Group 1 $1m Railway Stakes (1600m) at Ascot on November 19.

The Mark Webb-trained six year old was rushed to a veterinarian clinic on landing late Tuesday night and is under observation.

Webb is confident of a …

Avienus and Toorak Toff – change of tactics

Avienus and Toorak Toff – change of tactics

5 Nov, 2011

Avienus and Toorak Toff will be differently today.

The Group 2 Matriarch Stakes (2000m) top weight Avienus will be ridden quieter if circumstances permit.

Connections have advised Racing Victoria stewards of the new tactics that will be adopted at Flemington..

Avienus settled in the top six in the Cox Plate but weakened before the turn.…