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Mr Utopia On Trial For Railway Stakes In Sandown Stakes

Mr Utopia On Trial For Railway Stakes In Sandown Stakes

9 Nov, 2015

Mr Utopia is set to contest the 2015 Sandown Stakes this weekend and trainer Robert Smerdon has revealed that the tough gelding could return to Perth for the Railway Stakes if he performs well in the Group 3 event this weekend.

Mr Utopia could make his Group 1 debut in the 2015 Railway Stakes. Photo …

Sepoy to go out a winner in July Cup

Sepoy to go out a winner in July Cup

10 Jul, 2012

The Godolphin stable is looking forward to seeing their top sprinter Sepoy go out on a winning note when he lines up for the last time in the Group 1 £400,000 Darley July Cup (1200m) at Newmarket on Saturday.

Sepoy will line up for the last time in the July Cup at Newmarket - photo …

McEvoy to ride Helmet more aggressively in Guineas

McEvoy to ride Helmet more aggressively in Guineas

27 Feb, 2012

Jockey Kerrin McEvoy has vowed to ride three year old Helmet more aggressively in the Group 1 $750,000 Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington on Saturday.

The Peter Snowden trained Helmet had no luck when resuming in the Group 3 $150,000 C S Hayes (1410m) at Flemington on February 18 when McEvoy had trouble getting into …

Snowden rates Sepoy the best

Snowden rates Sepoy the best

24 Feb, 2012

Darley trainer Peter Snowden has put his star sprinter Sepoy on the same pedestal as super stars Octagonal and Lonhro, each of whom won ten Group 1s.

Paul Snowden who looks after the team in Melbourne said that his father rated Sepoy as one of the best horses we have ever trained.

Peter Snowden was …

Doubles all around at the Valley

Doubles all around at the Valley

2 Dec, 2011

A successful pre-race plan to enable Sabres to take full advantage of his fitness, proved decisive in $100,000 Nye At MV (1600m) at Moonee Valley tonight.

Trainer Anthony Freedman and jockey Dwayne Dunn set out to lead and have the three-year-old working hard before the turn.

The theory was to take the sting out of …

Vodka celebration – Real Stolle wins 2011 Maribyrnong Stakes

Vodka celebration – Real Stolle wins 2011 Maribyrnong Stakes

5 Nov, 2011

Real Stolle has won the Maribyrnong Plate for two-year-olds at Flemington

Mining magnate Nathan Tinklerhas spent millions on horses in the past four years but sometimes it is the cheap ones that get the job done.

That was the case with Real Stolle who won the two-year-old Group 3 $150,000 Maribyrnong Plate (1000m) at Flemington …

Induna Ready For Victoria Derby Showdown

Induna Ready For Victoria Derby Showdown

19 Oct, 2011

Three-year-old Induna has propelled himself into Victoria Derby contention with a brilliant win in today’s Geelong Classic.

The Elusive Quality gelding won the race by three and a half lengths while running away from his opposition.

Assistant trainer Paul Snowden felt the dominant win was encouraging ahead of the $1 million Victoria Derby on October …

Caulfield Sprint Is Sepoy’s For The Taking

Caulfield Sprint Is Sepoy’s For The Taking

14 Oct, 2011

Sepoy is in top form for the Caulfield Sprint

Top three-year-old Sepoy is said to be better than ever going into this weekend’s Caulfield Sprint in Melbourne.

The Elusive Quality colt has been unbeatable during his three runs this campaign and assistant trainer Paul Snowden believes his winning streak will continue.

“He deserves to be …

Quilt Breeds Sucess For Wagga Local

Quilt Breeds Sucess For Wagga Local

1 Sep, 2011

Darley youngster Trapunto became the seventh winner for little-known dam Quilt when he won the 1,550 metre Benchmark 65 handicap at Canterbury on Wednesday.

Quilt was sold for just $16,000 at the 2009 Gold Coast Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale, despite being in foal to Elusive Quality who at the time was standing at stud …

Sepoy Strikes In Spring Campaign Launch

Sepoy Strikes In Spring Campaign Launch

15 Aug, 2011

Sepoy has started his Spring campaign with a win in the Vain Stakes

Autumn’s Blue Diamond Stakes and Golden Slipper winner Sepoy has posted an impressive return to racing after winning the Listed Vain Stakes by two and a half lengths at Caulfield on Saturday.

The three-year-old colt led all the way to win the …