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English at top of huge 2017 Galaxy Nominations

English at top of huge 2017 Galaxy Nominations

14 Mar, 2017

First up Challenge Stakes winner English sits at the top of the huge nominations for the 2017 Group 1 $700,000 Nathan’s Famous Hotdogs Galaxy (1100m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Oakleigh Plate winner Sheidel, above, is among the nominations for the Galaxy at Rosehill. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The twenty-two nominations for the Galaxy will …

The Galaxy Next For Challenge Stakes Winner English

The Galaxy Next For Challenge Stakes Winner English

4 Mar, 2017

English will return to Group 1 level in the 2017 The Galaxy after she scored a narrow victory in the Challenge Stakes at Royal Randwick this afternoon.

English and Redzel fought out the finish in the 2017 Challenge Stakes. Photo by: Steve Hart

English was outpaced in the early stages of the Challenge Stakes, but …

Astern in great shape for Black Caviar Lightning

Astern in great shape for Black Caviar Lightning

6 Feb, 2017

Golden Rose winner Astern has come through a second barrier trial today in great style in preparation for his return in the Autumn in the Group 1 $750,000 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) at Flemington on February 18.

Astern, above, has come through a second barrier trial at Warwick Farm in great style in preparation for …

English expected to return to winning form over the Autumn Carnival

English expected to return to winning form over the Autumn Carnival

19 Jan, 2017

Tulloch Lodge co-trainer Adrian Bott expects Group 1 winner English to return to winning form during the 2017 Sydney Autumn Carnival.

English, above, finds her best form during the Autumn months. Photo by Steve Hart.

Bott, who trains in partnership with Gai Waterhouse, is thrilled with the way English has returned to the stable carrying …

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 …