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2017 Sydney Cup an Option for Excess Knowledge

2017 Sydney Cup an Option for Excess Knowledge

23 Nov, 2016

Co-trainer Adrian Bott has revealed that talented stayer Excess Knowledge will be set for a campaign through the forthcoming 2017 Autumn Carnival, which could culminate in an appearance in a race like the Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m).

Excess Knowledge may be set for the 2017 Sydney Cup. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Excess Knowledge has …

Speedeor zooms into Magic Millions 3yo Guineas calculations

Speedeor zooms into Magic Millions 3yo Guineas calculations

22 Nov, 2016

Smart colt Speedeor has zoomed into calculations for the $2m Magic Millions 3yo Guineas (1400m) at the Gold Coast on January 14 with a third straight win at Ballarat last Saturday.

Speedeor, above in maroon and white colours, will head to the Gold Coast for the Magic Millions 3yo Guineas. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.…

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 …

Magic Millions 3yo Guineas for dual G1 winner Global Glamour

Magic Millions 3yo Guineas for dual G1 winner Global Glamour

21 Nov, 2016

Dual Group 1 winning filly Global Glamour will be heading to the Gold Coast in January to run in the $2m Magic Millions 3yo Guineas (1400m).

Global Glamour, above, will be set for the Magic Millions 3yo Guineas at the Gold Coast. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott trained Global Glamour …

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 …

Prompt Response Records Deserved Win In Twilight Glow Stakes

Prompt Response Records Deserved Win In Twilight Glow Stakes

12 Nov, 2016

Talented filly Prompt Response returned to winning form with a tough victory in the 2016 Twilight Glow Stakes at Ladbrokes Park this afternoon.

Prompt Response held-off a host of challengers to win the 2016 Twilight Glow Stakes at Ladbrokes Park this afternoon. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Prompt Response went into the Twilight Glow Stakes …

Abbey Marie included in Summoned Stakes nominations

Abbey Marie included in Summoned Stakes nominations

8 Nov, 2016

Cranbourne trainer Mick Kent will decide in the next twenty-four hours if his undefeated mare Abbey Marie takes her place in the Group 3 $150,000 Summoned Stakes (1500m) at Sandown on Saturday.

Unbeaten mare Abbey Marie, above, is nominated for the Summoned Stakes at Sandown. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Abbey Marie is one of twenty-two …

Melbourne Cup betting: Longshot Excess Knowledge not the worst

Melbourne Cup betting: Longshot Excess Knowledge not the worst

1 Nov, 2016

Trainer  Gai Waterhouse is giving Excess Knowledge a great chance of winning the 2016 Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington today even though he is one of the outsiders of the field.

Excess Knowledge, above is one of the outsiders in the Melbourne Cup. Photo by Steve Hart.

Excess Knowledge is marked …

2016 Melbourne Cup Field: Bott Pleased with Excess Knowledge

2016 Melbourne Cup Field: Bott Pleased with Excess Knowledge

30 Oct, 2016

Co-trainer Adrian Bott is confident that Excess Knowledge is ready to peak when he lines up for his second Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday afternoon.

Excess Knowledge will take his place in Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup. Photo: Steve Hart

Excess Knowledge gained ballot-free entry into last year’s edition of the Melbourne Cup when he …