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English jockey James Doyle stands in for James McDonald

English jockey James Doyle stands in for James McDonald

24 Nov, 2016

The powerful worldwide Godolphin thoroughbred operation will transfer one of their English based jockeys James Doyle to replace James McDonald as their number one Australian rider.

James McDonald, above, has been replaced by English jockey James Doyle to ride for Godolphin in Australia. Photo by Daniel Costello.

McDonlad has been the retained number one rider …

Fabrizio on Doncaster Mile mission in Villiers Stakes

Fabrizio on Doncaster Mile mission in Villiers Stakes

21 Nov, 2016

In-form Fabrizio will be looking for a free entry for the Doncaster Mile when he contested the Group 2 $250,000 Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on December 17.

Fabrizio, above, will be prepared for the Villiers Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The winner of Villiers gains an automatic entry into the field …

Oliver not concerned about Mackintosh’s wide barrier in Railway Stakes

Oliver not concerned about Mackintosh’s wide barrier in Railway Stakes

18 Nov, 2016

Three times Melbourne Cup winning jockey Damien Oliver is not concerned about Mackintosh’s wide barrier in the Group 1 $1m James Boag’s Premium Railway Stakes (1600m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Damien Oliver rides Macintosh, above, in the Railway Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The Chris Waller trained Mackintosh came up with …

Oliver to team up with Mackintosh for 1st Railway Stakes win

Oliver to team up with Mackintosh for 1st Railway Stakes win

15 Nov, 2016

Champion jockey Damien Oliver is hoping to win his first Group 1 $1m James Boag’s Premium Railway Stakes (1600m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday when he teams up with the Chris Waller trained Mackintosh.

Damien Oliver will ride Mackintosh, above, in the Railway Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Oliver has had a …

Vadamos draws midfield in Emirates Stakes

Vadamos draws midfield in Emirates Stakes

2 Nov, 2016

French galloper Vadamos has drawn midfield at barrier seven in the Group 1 $2m Emirates Stakes (2000m) at Flemington on Saturday.

French galloper Vadamos, above, has drawn barrier 7 in the Emirates Stakes at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Damien Oliver takes over from Mark Zahra in the thirteen horse weight for age Group …

Winx to spell, no Emirates Stakes

Winx to spell, no Emirates Stakes

24 Oct, 2016

An overseas campaign will be discussed for dual Cox Plate winner Winx as she heads to the paddock for a well deserved break following her record breaking victory in the Weight For Age Championship of Australasia last Saturday.

Winx, above, has been sent to the spelling paddock following her second Cox Plate win at Moonee …

Vanbrugh back in the winner’s stall in Coogny Cup

Vanbrugh back in the winner’s stall in Coogny Cup

15 Oct, 2016

The Chris Waller trained Vanbrugh was back in the winner’s stall for the first time in twelve months when he took out the Group 3 $150,000 Priceline Pharmacy Coogny Cup (2000m) at Caulfield today.

Vanbrugh wins the Coogny Cup on Caulfield Cup Day. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos

Vanbrugh last saluted the judge when he …

Le Romain to undergo vet check before Epsom

Le Romain to undergo vet check before Epsom

30 Sep, 2016

Randwick Guineas winner Le Romain will have to pass a vet’s check on Saturday before being cleared to run in the Group 1 $1m Epsom (1600m) at Randwick.

Le Romain, above, will have to pass a vet’s check before being cleared to run in the Epsom at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Newcastle trainer Kris …

Newittt gives Vanbrugh good lightweight chance in Epsom

Newittt gives Vanbrugh good lightweight chance in Epsom

29 Sep, 2016

Top Melbourne jockey Craig Newitt is giving his mount Vanbrugh a good lightweight chance in the Group 1 $1m Epsom (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Jockey Craig Newitt is giving Vanbrugh, above, a good lightweight chance in the Epsom at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Vanbrugh will only have to carry 51kg in the Epsom …

Late notification will see Palentino wear blinkers in Epsom

Late notification will see Palentino wear blinkers in Epsom

28 Sep, 2016

Racing New South Wales Stewards have accepted a late application for the Darren Weir trained Palentino to wear blinkers in the Group 1 $1m Epsom (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Palentino, above, will wear the blinkers in the Epsom at Randwick. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Weir had signalled earlier in the week that Palentino …