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Group 1 Globetrotter Side Glance Retired

Group 1 Globetrotter Side Glance Retired

30 Jun, 2015

Trainer Andrew Balding has revealed talented Group 1-winning globetrotter Side Glance has been retired from racing following an impressive forty start career.

2013 Mackinnon Stakes winner Side Glance has been retired from racing. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Side Glance produced eight wins and fourteen minor places through an impressive career; undoubtedly highlighted by his …

Williams Pleased With Cox Plate Barrier Draw For Side Glance

Williams Pleased With Cox Plate Barrier Draw For Side Glance

22 Oct, 2013

Craig Williams believes that barrier one is the perfect gate for European-trained Side Glance in the Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

Craig Williams will ride Side Glance in the 2013 Cox Plate at Moonee Valley on Saturday. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Side Glance, along with Mull Of Killough, …

My Quest For Peace To Have Runs Spaced This Spring

My Quest For Peace To Have Runs Spaced This Spring

20 Aug, 2013

Peter Moody-trained My Quest For Peace will have his runs spaced during the 2013 Spring Racing Carnival in an attempt to buck the trend of the progeny of Galileo performing poorly in Australia.

My Quest For Peace is set to resume in the Memsie Stakes before contesting the Underwood Stakes and the Cox Plate. Photo …

Exceed And Excel Ticks All The Boxes For Black Caviar

Exceed And Excel Ticks All The Boxes For Black Caviar

25 Jul, 2013

Managing part-owner Neill Werrett revealed today that Exceed And Excel ‘ticked all the boxes’ for the first mate of equine superstar Black Caviar.

Breeding experts believe that the progeny of Black Caviar and Exeed And Excel could fetch over $7 million at auction. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Speaking on the Racing Ahead radio …

Legendary British trainer Sir Henry Cecil dies

Legendary British trainer Sir Henry Cecil dies

12 Jun, 2013

Legendary British racehorse trainer Sir Henry Cecil has died at 70 following a seven year battle with stomach cancer.

Cecil put the finishing touches of his forty-four year training career overseeing the perfect performance of Britain’s latest super star Frankel who was retired last year after winning all of his fourteen race starts as well …

More Joyous retired, booked a date with Frankel

More Joyous retired, booked a date with Frankel

3 Jun, 2013

John Singleton’s multiple Group 1 winning race mare More Joyous has been retired and will have a date with England’s super stallion Frankel in September.

More Joyous winning the 2012 Doncaster Mile at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

More Joyous will travel to England with Singleton’s other well performed mare More Strawberries and both will …

Brisbane Racing Club to change venue for Black Caviar

Brisbane Racing Club to change venue for Black Caviar

25 Mar, 2013

While the Australian Turf Club will be struggling to accommodate Black Caviar’s multiplying entourage, the Brisbane Racing Club is planning a venue change to give the world’s best sprinter a grand farewell during the Brisbane Winter Carnival.

Black Caviar is led back after winning the William Reid Stakes at Moonee Valley. Photo by Race Horse …

Black Caviar’s team to meet to sort out future

Black Caviar’s team to meet to sort out future

25 Mar, 2013

A meeting today with Peter Moody and Black Caviar’s owners will help sort out the mighty mare’s immediate racing future and long term breeding options.

Black Caviar winning the William Reid Stakes at Moonee Valley. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Black Caviar once again made her opposition look second rate with a four length …

Frankel best horse of modern times

Frankel best horse of modern times

16 Jan, 2013

England’s retired super star Frankel has been named the best horse of modern times after receiving a ranking of 140 by the World Thoroughbred Rankings handicappers in London on Tuesday.

Frankel has surpassed 1986 Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe winner Dancing Brave whose 141 ranking was revised by modern day assessors and downgraded leaving the …

Cirrus Des Aigles withdrawn from Hong Kong Cup

Cirrus Des Aigles withdrawn from Hong Kong Cup

7 Dec, 2012

Alcopop’s chances in the Group 1 HK$22m Longines Hong Kong Cup (2000m) at Sha Tin on Sunday have been boosted with shock scratching of race favourite Cirrus Des Aigles.

Race favourite Cirrus Des Aigles has been withdrawn from the Hong Kong Cup. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Multiple French group 1 winner Cirrus Des Aigles was …