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Grand Nirvana a chance for Melbourne in autumn

Grand Nirvana a chance for Melbourne in autumn

4 Dec, 2011

Perth trainer Fred Kersley has pencilled in a possible Melbourne campiagn for Saturday’s Group 3 A J Scahill Stakes (1400m) winner Grand Nirvana.

Kersley, the man who trained the great Northerly to a Caulfield Cup and two Cox Plate victories, says the ultra consistent son of Scenic is getting close to earning the right.

Grand …

2011 Winterbottom Stakes – Elliotto-   blood, sweat and beers?

2011 Winterbottom Stakes – Elliotto- blood, sweat and beers?

17 Nov, 2011

The quick response by vets that saved the life of Elliotto may reap rich reward in Saturday’s Group 1 $500,000 2011 Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot.

Elliotto was down for the count in September when he severed an artery on his near foreleg pastern in trackwork accident.

Litres of blood spewed out before trainer Neville …

High Hopes For Kavanagh At Flemington

High Hopes For Kavanagh At Flemington

23 Jun, 2011

Mark Kavanagh has high hopes for Flemington this Saturday

Mark Kavanagh will once again come to Flemington with an army of runners for this Saturday’s meet.

Included in his group of talented horses is Shadowfax, who has won his last two starts by a combined nine lengths.

The five-year-old gelding, who is one of Kavanagh’s …