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2016 Cox Plate: Mark Zahra confirmed for Vadamos

2016 Cox Plate: Mark Zahra confirmed for Vadamos

21 Oct, 2016

Melbourne jockey Mark Zahra has been confirmed as the new rider for French raider Vadamos in the Group 1 $3m Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

French galloper Vadamos, above, will be ridden by Mark Zahra in the Cox Plate at Moonee Valley. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Racing Victoria Stewards released a …

Mark Zahra picks up Manikato Stakes ride on English

Mark Zahra picks up Manikato Stakes ride on English

20 Oct, 2016

Melbourne jockey Mark Zahra has picked up the ride on Group 1 winning mare English in the Group 1 $1m Manikato Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley on Friday night.

Jockey Mark Zahra, above, has been called up to ride English in the Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Zahra has been called …

Cox Plate jockey Joao Moreira grounded in Hong Kong

Cox Plate jockey Joao Moreira grounded in Hong Kong

20 Oct, 2016

Typhoon Haima has claimed its first Hong Kong victims with jockeys Joao Moreira and Sam Clipperton not being allowed to travel to Melbourne for the two day Cox Plate Carnival at Moonee Valley this weekend.

Hong Kong’s leading jockey Joao Moreira, above, will miss out on the ride on Vadamos in the Cox Plate at …

Chautauqua dominates Manikato Stakes betting

Chautauqua dominates Manikato Stakes betting

19 Oct, 2016

The world’s number one rated sprinter Chautauqua dominates the betting for the Group 1 $1m Manikato Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley on Friday night.

Chautauqua, above, is the dominant favourite for the Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Punters look set to forgive Chautauqua’s first up defeat in the Group 1 …

Typhoon Haima could blow the Cox Plate chances of Joao Moreira

Typhoon Haima could blow the Cox Plate chances of Joao Moreira

19 Oct, 2016

Typhoon Haima could blow the chances of leading Hong Kong jockey Joao Moreira claiming his first Cox Plate victory on French galloper Vadamos.

The Magic Man Joao Moreira, above, is booked to ride Vadamos in the Cox Plate at Moonee Valley. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Moreira and fellow Hong Kong based jockey Sam Clipperton are …

No Cox Plate for Damien Oliver: Loses appeal

No Cox Plate for Damien Oliver: Loses appeal

14 Oct, 2016

Damien Oliver will miss ride on the highly rated French galloper Vadamos in the Group 1 $3m Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley on October 22 after losing his appeal against a reckless riding suspension.

Jockey Damien Oliver, above, loses his appeal against a reckless riding charge. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

French trained Andre …

Takedown Delights Moore With The Shorts Win

Takedown Delights Moore With The Shorts Win

17 Sep, 2016

Takedown returned to the races with a narrow victory in the 2016 The Shorts at Royal Randwick this afternoon – much to the delight of trainer Gary Moore.

Ball Of Muscle took up the running from Dothraki and that pair looked as though they were going to fight out the finish, but Kaepernick and Takedown …

Japonisme can improve on better track in The Shorts

Japonisme can improve on better track in The Shorts

16 Sep, 2016

Premiership winning trainer Chris Waller is expecting vast improvement from Japonisme back on a better track in the Group 2 $200,000 The Bowermans Office Furniture The Shorts (1100m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Trainer Chris Waller is expecting an improved performance from Japonisme, above, in The Shorts at Randwick. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Japonisme got …

English installed as favourite for The Shorts

English installed as favourite for The Shorts

15 Sep, 2016

First up specialist English has been installed as the early favourite for the Group 2 $200,000 Bowermans Office Furniture Shorts (1100m) at Randwick on Saturday.

English, above, has been installed the favourite for the The Shorts at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Ladbrokes.com.au have English marked at $2.40 for her first appearance since winning the …

English among the nominations for The Shorts

English among the nominations for The Shorts

12 Sep, 2016

Group 1 winning mare English is set to kick off her Spring Carnival campaign in the Group 2 $200,000 The Bowermans Office Furniture The Shorts (1100m) at Randwick on Saturday.

English is among the nominations for The Shorts at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott trained English is one of …