News About: First Command
Trainer Tony McEvoy is convinced that under rated Pocket Rockets is set to launch an Oakleigh Plate campaign when he tackles the Listed $120,000 Kensington Stakes (1000m) at Flemington on Saturday.
Trainer Stephen Theodore is hoping a drop back in distance will help Don’t Get Excited get back into the winner’s circle in the Listed $120,000 Kensington Stakes (1000m) at Flemington on Saturday.
Anthony Freedman-trained First Command will have the opportunity to record a third straight victory in the Kensington Stakes after being included in the final field for the Listed event that will be held at Flemington on Saturday.
In-form gelding Kaiser Sun will make his Listed debut in the Kensington Stakes (1000m) at Flemington on Saturday after starting his summer campaign with back-to-back wins.
Kaiser Sun returned to the races with a comfortable …
In form sprinter First Command could get the chance to break the one million dollar barrier this week if trainer Anthony Freedman decides to back him up in the Group 2 $220,000 Essendon Mazda Australia Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley on Friday night.
An Oakleigh Plate start is up for grabs for smart sprinter First Command if he can repeat his impressive first up Caulfield win at Flemington tomorrow.
First Command is an odds on favourite for the Listed …
Race-favourite We’re Gonna Rock has justified his title, winning the Group 3 $115,000 RN Irwin Stakes (1100m) at Morphetville today.
The Fastnet Rock gelding is unbeaten in 2012, with today’s victory coming on the back of his first-up win in the McClusky Public Relations Handicap at Morphetville on March 10.
Speaking before the race, trainer …
Chasm broke a 33 month winning drought when prevailing in a blanket finish in the Listed Doveton Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield today.
Having his first start for new trainer Brendan McCarthy, the seven-year-old turned back the years when racing fresh.
Chasm has been somewhat of a ‘gonna’, putting in good performances but rarely converting.
Lightly raced six-year-old First Command will wear blinkers for the first time in attempt to win a second Listed $100,000 Doveton Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield tomorrow.
The belated gear change at his 23rd start had been discussed previously between trainer Anthony Freedman and former trainer and brother Lee yet was never implemented.
But after …
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