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Quintessential to return to Sydney for BMW

Quintessential to return to Sydney for BMW

29 Jan, 2013

Mudlark Quintessential will be back in Sydney for the Autumn Carnival with the Group 1 $2.25m The BMW (2400m) at Rosehill on April 6 her main target.

Quintessential will target The BMW. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Quintessential handled the muddy conditions the best in taking out the last year’s Group 1 $400,000 Treasury Casino Queensland …

Rock ‘N’ Pop kicks off Spring at Warwick Farm

Rock ‘N’ Pop kicks off Spring at Warwick Farm

24 Aug, 2012

Former Kiwi galloper Rock ‘N’ Pop is set to reignite the successful association of Sydney’s glamour trainer Gai Waterhouse and New Zealand owner David Ellis when he kicks off his Spring campaign at Warwick Farm tomorrow.

New Zealand 2000 Guineas winner and Derby runner up, Rock ‘N’ Pop is set to step out for the …

Manikato Stakes Spring target for Atomic Force

Manikato Stakes Spring target for Atomic Force

19 Jul, 2012

The Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley in the Spring will again attract the attention of Newcastle trainer Darren Smith for his Group 1 winner Atomic Force.

Atomic Force's target for the spring will be the Manikato Stakes - photo © Taron Clarke

Smith said that Atomic Force is highly likely to follow last year’s Melbourne …

Our Famous Eve looking for Spring success

Our Famous Eve looking for Spring success

17 Jul, 2012

Flemington training partnership Matthew Ellerton and Simon Zahra will be looking to Spring Carnival success with new stable acquisition Kiwi filly Our Famous Eve.

The three year old filly will arrive at their Melbourne stables in time to prepare for the Spring and part owner and breeder Phillip Brown will be looking for more black …

Red Shift to give James first Queensland Derby

Red Shift to give James first Queensland Derby

8 Jun, 2012

New stable acquisition Red Shift could be the horse to give New Zealand trainer Roger James his first Group 1 $500,000 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2400m) at Eagle Farm tomorrow.

James has been a long time visitor to Queensland for the Winter Carnival with lots of success but is yet to take home the Derby …

Lloyd to make his return to Australia at Doomben on Saturday

Lloyd to make his return to Australia at Doomben on Saturday

16 May, 2012

Jockey Jeff Lloyd will make his return to Australian racing at Doomben on Saturday, setting up his new base at the Gold Coast.

The South African jockey leaves Hong Kong after a three year stint and has ridden twenty-six winners this season in a tough competitive riding environment.

Lloyd, who has ridden over 4,500 winners …

Bosson to return to Queensland to ride Shez Sinsational

Bosson to return to Queensland to ride Shez Sinsational

16 May, 2012

International jockey Opie Bosson will make the return trip to Queensland this weekend to partner Shez Sinsational in the Group 1 $500,000 Kirks Doomben Cup (2000m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Bosson flew in from Singapore two weeks ago to steer Shez Sinsational to a narrow win over Lights Of Heaven in the Group 2 $300,000 …

Ocean Park out of Australian Derby

Ocean Park out of Australian Derby

14 Apr, 2012

New Zealand three year old Ocean Park won’t run in today’s Group 1 $1.5m David Jones Australian Derby (2400m) at Randwick after trainer Gary Hennessy detected swelling in one of his joints.

Ocean Park was vying for favouritism with Kiwi filly Silent Achiever and the Gai Waterhouse trained Laser Hawk, but will fly back home …

Queensland Oaks winner Scarlett Lady to retire

Queensland Oaks winner Scarlett Lady to retire

12 Apr, 2012

Queensland Oaks winner Scarlett Lady has been retired after pulling up sore in the Group 1 $2.25m The BMW (2400m) at Rosehill last Saturday.

Scarlett Lady has been retired - photo (c) Taron Clarke

The Savabeel four year old was eased down by jockey James McDonald and failed to beat a runner when ninth to …

Boss recommends Derby start for Ocean Park

Boss recommends Derby start for Ocean Park

2 Apr, 2012

Big race jockey Glen Boss convinced connections of New Zealand three year old Ocean Park to pay a late entry fee to run in the Group 1 $1.5m Australian Derby (2400m) at Randwick in a fortnight.

Kiwi trainer Gary Hennessey had a rethink after speaking to Boss and decided to pay the $40,000 late fee …