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2015 Winterbottom Stakes Results: Buffering Wins Again

2015 Winterbottom Stakes Results: Buffering Wins Again

21 Nov, 2015

Evergreen sprinter Buffering led from start to finish to record his sixth Group 1 victory in the 2015 Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot this afternoon.

Buffering (pictured winning the Schillaci Stakes) led from start to finish to record another Group 1 victory in the 2015 Winterbottom Stakes.

Buffering was extremely well-backed in the lead-up to the …

International Racing A Possibility for Linton

International Racing A Possibility for Linton

11 Jun, 2013

How quickly things can change.

Linton could be tested on the international stage. Photo by: Daniel Costello.

On Saturday Linton was considered almost no hope at $26 in the Stradbroke Handicap.

Now, after an emphatic victory in Queensland’s most prestigious race, connections are weighing up whether to contest the Cox Plate or test the six-year-old …

Ocean Park Still Charging Towards Dubai

Ocean Park Still Charging Towards Dubai

26 Feb, 2013

Ocean Park trainer Gary Hennessy remains confident the Cox Plate winner can taste success on the global stage in Dubai next month despite a first-up failure in the Group 1 Hanui Farm Classic (1600m) at Otaki on Saturday.

Ocean Park (outside) remains on track for his trip to Dubai. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia.…

The weather to decide if Sepoy runs in July Cup

The weather to decide if Sepoy runs in July Cup

11 Jul, 2012

The fickle English weather will decide if Golden Slipper winner Sepoy takes his place in the Group 1 £400,000 Darley July Cup (1200m) at Newmarket on Saturday.

The English weather will determine if Sepoy runs in the July Cup at Newmarket - photo © Taron Clarke

Sepoy was to have his swansong at Newmarket before …

Williams to fly in to ride Ortensia at Royal Ascot

Williams to fly in to ride Ortensia at Royal Ascot

18 Jun, 2012

Top Australian jockey Craig Williams will keep his high international profile flying when travels to England to ride Ortensia at Royal Ascot tomorrow after another successful weekend in Japan.

Craig Williams will ride Ortensia at Royal Ascot - photo © Taron Clarke

Williams is currently riding in Japan on a three month contract with plenty …

Williams is highly sought after on world stage

Williams is highly sought after on world stage

4 Apr, 2012

Melbourne jockey Craig Williams is quickly becoming a highly sought after international rider and is prepared to compete at the highest level on the world stage.

Jockey Craig Williams is in high demand - photo (c) Taron Clarke

Fresh from a successful trip to Dubai last weekend where Williams steered Ortensia to a thrilling win …

Ortensia bound for Royal Ascot after Dubai win

Ortensia bound for Royal Ascot after Dubai win

2 Apr, 2012

Trainer Paul Messara has his sights firmly set on Royal Ascot for his top class mare after Ortensia took out the Group 1 US$1m Al Quoz Sprint at Dubai on Saturday night.

On Dubai World Cup night that saw other Australian representatives fail, Ortensia put in a superb performance to come from the tail of …

Josh Parr looking for another Group 1 win

Josh Parr looking for another Group 1 win

30 Mar, 2012

Young jockey Josh Parr gets his chance to ride another Group 1 winner on Galah in the $500,000 Flinders Lane Rosehill Guineas (2000m) at Rosehill tomorrow.

Joshua Parr will ride Galah (pictured) in the Group 1 Rosehill Guineas - photo (c) Taron Clarke

Parr’s only Group 1 winner was Skilled in the 2010 $300,000 Moet …

Sepoy and Helmet arrive safely in Dubai

Sepoy and Helmet arrive safely in Dubai

26 Mar, 2012

Sepoy (pictured) and Helmet have arrived safely in Dubai - photo (c) Taron Clarke

The Peter Snowden assault on Dubai with three year olds Sepoy and Helmet is going to plain with both horses arriving safely at Meydan racecourse.

Foreman Paul Snowden who is supervising the trip to Dubai said that both three year olds …

A brilliant ride by Danny Nikolic saw Mosheen take out the Guineas

A brilliant ride by Danny Nikolic saw Mosheen take out the Guineas

3 Mar, 2012

A brilliant ride by jockey Danny Nikolic on Mosheen saw the filly take out the $750,000 Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington today in devastating fashion.

For the second year in a row a filly was too good for the colts and geldings after the Danny O’Brien filly Shamrocker  won the Group 1 for three year …