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Boristar to return to Flemington in Chester Manifold Stakes

Boristar to return to Flemington in Chester Manifold Stakes

13 Jan, 2015

Smart South Australian sprinter Boristar will return to Flemington on Saturday to contest the Listed $120,000 Chester Manifold Stakes (1400m) with trainer John MacMillian hoping for a better result that their last visit.

Boristar gets another chance at a Flemington win after taking out the Christmas Handicap at Morphettville Parks. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

MacMillian …

Eclair Big Bang to Target Adelaide Black Type Races in 2015

Eclair Big Bang to Target Adelaide Black Type Races in 2015

16 Dec, 2014

Returning to racing in competitive form over the spring racing season this year, trainer Phillip Stokes has revealed talented gelding Éclair Big Bang will be set for a campaign through black type events in his native South Australia upon returning to racing in 2015.

Eclair Big Bang has reportedly taken well to his time in …

Eclair choice to run at Moonee Valley

Eclair choice to run at Moonee Valley

28 Nov, 2014

Dual acceptor Eclair Choice will take his place in the $80,000 1Print Handicap (1200m) for three year olds at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

Trainer Phillip Stokes, left, with one of his Flemington winners, Eclair Big Bang. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Eclair Choice had also been an acceptor in the $35,000 Haigh’s Handicap (1100m) at his …

Barriers to decide what venue Eclair Choice goes to

Barriers to decide what venue Eclair Choice goes to

25 Nov, 2014

The all-important barrier draw will help trainer Phillips Stokes decide if his promising three year old Eclair Choice heads to Moonee Valley or stays at home and races at Morphettville on the weekend.

Hucklebuck, red and purple, was one of three winners trainer Phillip Stokes saddled up at Flemington at his latest visit to Melbourne …

Stokes to have two pronged attack at the Goodwood

Stokes to have two pronged attack at the Goodwood

25 Nov, 2014

Leading Adelaide trainer Phillip Stokes will have a two pronged attack for the newly named 2015 Group 1 $500,000 Darley Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville on May 9.

Trainer Phillip Stokes with Eclair Big Bang who will join stablemate Hucklebuck in the 2015 Darley Goodwood at Morphettville. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Breeding and racing giant Darley …

Eclair Big Bang has tricky barrier in Winterbottom Stakes

Eclair Big Bang has tricky barrier in Winterbottom Stakes

20 Nov, 2014

Leading Adelaide trainer Phillip Stokes will devise a plan for Eclair Big Bang to overcome a ‘tricky barrier’ in the Group 1 $750,000 Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Eclair Big Bang has to overcome a tricky barrier in the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Eclair Big Bang …

Angelic Light On Top Of 2014 Winterbottom Stakes Betting

Angelic Light On Top Of 2014 Winterbottom Stakes Betting

19 Nov, 2014

Angelic Light is currently available at 2014 Winterbottom Stakes odds of $3 and remains a clear favourite to take out the Group 1 event at Ascot on Saturday.

Angelic Light is a clear favourite in 2014 Wintebottom Stakes betting markets. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

The talented mare has been considered favourite for the …

Fast ‘N’ Rocking Edges Generalife In Kevin Heffernan Stakes

Fast ‘N’ Rocking Edges Generalife In Kevin Heffernan Stakes

15 Nov, 2014

Fast ‘N’ Rocking recorded his third win from five starts since being gelded with an impressive victory over Generalife in the 2014 Kevin Heffernan Stakes at Sandown this afternoon.

Jockey Dwayne Dunn gave Fast ‘N’ Rocking a patient ride and the son of Fastnet Rock responded well when asked for an extra effort; with Fast …

Éclair Big Bang To Campaign In Melbourne

Éclair Big Bang To Campaign In Melbourne

2 Jul, 2014

Éclair Big Bang had only two starts during his autumn preparation and trainer Phillip Stokes has confirmed that the talented gelding will return to Melbourne for a 2014 Spring Racing Carnival campaign.

Eclair Big Bang scored the biggest race win of his career in the 2013 Caulfield Guineas Prelude. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia…

Éclair Big Bang To Need Plenty Of Luck In The Goodwood

Éclair Big Bang To Need Plenty Of Luck In The Goodwood

7 May, 2014

Trainer Phillip Stokes admits that he has been frustrated by Éclair Big Bang this preparation and believes that the gelding will need everything to go his way to be any chance in the 2014 The Goodwood at Morphettville on Saturday.

Eclair Big Bang is chasing his first race win since he scored an upset victory …