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Maluckyday’s Little Bro Impresses On Debut

Maluckyday’s Little Bro Impresses On Debut

14 May, 2013

Retirement beckons for gritty stayer Maluckyday but a close relation may have arrived to follow in his footsteps.

Dwayne Dunn (pictured) rode Darciwood to a big debut win today. Photo by: Taron Clarke.

Darciwood, a half-brother to the 2010 Melbourne Cup runner-up through dam Natalie Wood, was sent out an odds-on favourite in a 1200m …

Melbourne Cup Hopefuls Head Strong Geelong Cup Entries

Melbourne Cup Hopefuls Head Strong Geelong Cup Entries

18 Oct, 2012

A number of Melbourne Cup hopefuls will be out to follow in the footsteps of past winners Americain and Dunaden when they contest the Group 3 Geelong Cup (2400m) on Wednesday.

Maluckyday is one of a number Melbourne Cup hopefuls entered for the Geelong Cup. Photo by: Taron Clarke.

Both Americain and Dunaden won the …

Victoria To Expand Training Facilities In State’s North West

Victoria To Expand Training Facilities In State’s North West

9 Dec, 2011

Seymour and Geelong Racecourse in Victoria could be in for a major facelift if proposals lodged by Racing Victoria (RVL) are approved.

The new look racecourses are set to be transformed into state of the art training centres in order to keep up with demand in the state’s northwest.

Cranbourne and Pakenham racecourse are already …

Dunaden Puts Melbourne Cup Rivals On Notice

Dunaden Puts Melbourne Cup Rivals On Notice

19 Oct, 2011

Dunaden has asserted himself as a genuine Melbourne Cup contender following in the footsteps of Americain in winning today’s Geelong Cup.

Like Americain he is French trained and like Americain he was simply too good at the death, easing past a gallant Tanby out in front.

Dunaden managed to achieve the win despite being top …

Mustang To Be Unleashed Under Cloud Of Mystery

Mustang To Be Unleashed Under Cloud Of Mystery

19 Oct, 2011

New Zealand three year old Mustang comes into today’s Geelong Classic as the unknown quantity as he has his first start on Australian soil.

He brings with him a promising home record where he’s claimed victories in his last two races.

That being said they were in a grade much lower than this, the first …

D-Day Arrives For Bauer In Geelong Cup

D-Day Arrives For Bauer In Geelong Cup

19 Oct, 2011

Bauer's run in the Geelong Cup will determine his Melbourne Cup chances

It’s now or never for nine year old Bauer as the nine year old gets set for today’s Group 3 Geelong Cup over 2400m.

It’s the crunch event that will determine his Melbourne Cup chances and whether or not he’ll have the opportunity …

Lindop Packing Perfect Punch For Geelong Classic

Lindop Packing Perfect Punch For Geelong Classic

19 Oct, 2011

He’s a long way from the perfect alley and he’s far from the perfect weight but for Perfect Punch today a perfect result is a real possibility in the Listed Geelong Classic.

The South Australian based three year old knows what it takes to win races, in fact he’s won his last three in a …

I’m Jake & I’m Ready For The Geelong Cup

I’m Jake & I’m Ready For The Geelong Cup

19 Oct, 2011

I’m Jake is the type of horse that doesn’t need a lot of luck in his races, he makes his own fortune by striding forward and finding his own space ahead of the pack.

It’s a strategy that requires a horse with plenty of gate speed as well as a big heart to hang on …

Aquanita Racing Goes Four In A Row

Aquanita Racing Goes Four In A Row

11 Aug, 2011

Aquanita Racing is celebrating a marvellous achievement this week with a string of winners kicking off their new season in the best possible style.

They’ve managed a rare effort, four winners on four consecutive days across four different race tracks, a great testament to the developing strength of their operation.

The streak kicked off on …