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Freedman pair battle for Ballarat Cup favouritism

Freedman pair battle for Ballarat Cup favouritism

18 Nov, 2016

The Lee and Anthony Freedman trained Nozomi and Cool Chap are fighting for favouritism for the Listed $300,000 Ballarat Cup (2200m) at Ballarat on Saturday.

Cool Chap, above, will have no trouble running the 2200m of the Ballarat Cup at Ballarat. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Cool Chap has always been hovering near the top …

Victoria Derby Next for Geelong Classic Winner Captain Duffy

Victoria Derby Next for Geelong Classic Winner Captain Duffy

19 Oct, 2016

South Australian raider Captain Duffy has posted a big upset this afternoon; winning the Group 3 Geelong Classic (2200m) and stamping himself as a legitimate Victoria Derby contender.

Captain Duffy produced a career-best performance to win the Group 3 Geelong Classic this afternoon. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Captain Duffy was sent off a $31 chance …

Geelong Classic Ideal for Pretty Punk

Geelong Classic Ideal for Pretty Punk

19 Oct, 2016

South Australian trainer Leon Macdonald is confident that Pretty Punk will continue her impressive run of form through this afternoon’s Group 3 Geelong Classic (2200m) and subsequently earn a start in the Crown Oaks (2500m) on November 3rd.

Pretty Punk will leave from barrier 6 in this afternoon’s Geelong Classic. Photo: Jenny Barnes…

Nemrud early favourite in capacity Geelong Classic field

Nemrud early favourite in capacity Geelong Classic field

17 Oct, 2016

The John O‘Shea trained Nemrud has been installed the early favourite for the Listed $120,000 Emsley Lodge Geelong Classic (2200m) at Geelong on Wednesday.

James McDonald, above, will ride Nemrud in the Geelong Classic at Geelong. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Sixteen three year olds plus four emergencies made up the final field for the Geelong …

Extra Choice’s Victoria Derby Odds Lengthen

Extra Choice’s Victoria Derby Odds Lengthen

30 Oct, 2015

Extra Choice has drifted out to 2015 Victoria Derby odds of $12, but co-trainer David Hayes believes that the in-form stayer will be more than competitive if he receives luck in running in the $1.5 million race.

Co-trainer David Hayes is bullish about the chances of Extra Choice in the 2015 Victoria Derby. Photo by: …

Nozomi to have one more trial before C S Hayes Stakes

Nozomi to have one more trial before C S Hayes Stakes

3 Feb, 2015

Trainer Lee Freedman will give promising young stayer Nozomi one more trial before the three year old kicks off his Autumn Carnival campaign in the $150,000 C S Hayes Stakes (1400m).

Nozomi, royal blue on the fence, above finishing third in the 2014 Victory Derby. The Street Cry colt is set to resume in the …

2014 Victoria Derby Results: Preferment Is The Winner

2014 Victoria Derby Results: Preferment Is The Winner

1 Nov, 2014

Preferment outstayed Bondeiger and Nozomi to break his maiden with a tough win in the 2014 Victoria Derby at Flemington this afternoon.

Jockey Damien Oliver had trouble finding a position close to the rail in the early stages of the race, but the Zabeel colt was able to track Magicool into the race coming into …

Gamblin’ Guru still has more to learn heading into South Australian Derby

Gamblin’ Guru still has more to learn heading into South Australian Derby

28 Apr, 2014

Top Adelaide jockey Jason Holder is hoping Gamblin’ Guru’s recent winning form will help to improve his race manners as he heads towards the Group 1 $500,000 Sportingbet South Australian Derby (2500m) at Morphettville on Saturday.

Gambln' Guru heads towards the South Australian Derby after two recent Morphettville wins. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.…

Gamblin’ Guru to head to the Australian Derby

Gamblin’ Guru to head to the Australian Derby

21 Jan, 2014

A more mature Gamblin’ Guru will head to Sydney to tackle the Group 1 $2m BMW Australian Derby (2400m) at Randwick on April 12.

Gamblin' Guru will head to Sydney a much more mature three year old. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Gamblin’ Guru was sent to the paddock after winning the Listed $120,000 …

Throw The King To Lead Victoria Derby Field

Throw The King To Lead Victoria Derby Field

31 Oct, 2013

Jockey Tom Sadler has revealed that he will be looking to lead the 2013 Victoria Derby field on outsider Throw The King who is currently rated a $101 chance to win the Group 1 event at Flemington on Saturday.

Throw The King finished third behind Gamblin' Guru in the Geelong Classic but Tom Sadler is …