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The Quarterback race against time to be fit for Lightning

The Quarterback race against time to be fit for Lightning

7 Nov, 2016

Trainer Robbie Griffiths will have a race against time to have The Quarterback fit to run in the Group 1 $750,000 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) at Flemington in February.

The Quarterback, above, has a race against time to be fit for the Black Caviar Lightning at Flemington in the Autumn. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.…

The Quarterback Records Brilliant Gilgai Stakes Victory

The Quarterback Records Brilliant Gilgai Stakes Victory

2 Oct, 2016

The Quarterback returned to the races with a very comfortable victory in the 2016 Gilgai Stakes at Flemington this afternoon.

The Quarterback finished over the top of his rivals in the Gilgai Stakes. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

The Quarterback was able to settle closer to the lead than usual in the early stages of …

The Quarterback Primed for Gilgai Stakes

The Quarterback Primed for Gilgai Stakes

28 Sep, 2016

Trainer Robbie Griffiths is thrilled with The Quarterback leading into Sunday’s Group 2 Gilgai Stakes (1200m) at Flemington, but believes his stable star will still take plenty of improvement from whatever he does in the race.

Group 1 winner The Quarterback will return to racing in the Gilgai Stakes at Flemington on Sunday. Photo: Ultimate …

Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes An Option For Testa Rossa Stakes Winner Keen Array

Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes An Option For Testa Rossa Stakes Winner Keen Array

17 Sep, 2016

Keen Array got his nose down at the right time to record a narrow victory over Well Sprung in the 2016 Testa Rossa Stakes at Caulfield this afternoon.

Keen Array scored a narrow victory in the 2016 Testa Rossa Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Keen Array hit the front at …

Faatinah skims outside rail to win Bobbie Lewis Quality

Faatinah skims outside rail to win Bobbie Lewis Quality

10 Sep, 2016

Apprentice Regan Bayliss had no worries skimming the outside rail down the Flemington straight to steer Faatinah to a conclusive first up win in the Group 2 $200,000 Bobbie Lewis Quality (1200m) today.

Faatinah comes down the outside fence to win the Bobbie Lewis Quality at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Lindsay Park …

Gilgai Stakes Ambition for Spieth

Gilgai Stakes Ambition for Spieth

1 Jul, 2016

Warwick Farm-based Kiwi horseman Bryce Heys has put his progressive colt Spieth away for a winter spell with an ambitious eye on a spring return in Melbourne’s Gilgai Stakes in early October.

Spieth could target the 2016 Gilgai Stakes at Flemington in early October this coming Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. Photo: Steve Hart.

Originally Heys …

The Quarterback to clash again with Chautauqua in the Spring

The Quarterback to clash again with Chautauqua in the Spring

20 Jun, 2016

The Quarterback is set to clash again with the world’s highest rated sprinter Chautauqua during a short Melbourne Spring Carnival campaign.

The Quarterback, above, is set to clash again with Chautauqau in the Spring. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

In a close three way finish The Quarterback nosed out the Darren Weir trained Black Heat …

Royal Ascot On The Agenda For Delectation

Royal Ascot On The Agenda For Delectation

21 Jan, 2016

A trip to the United Kingdom for the 2016 Royal Ascot meeting is on the agenda for Darley Classic winner Delectation if he performs at his best during his upcoming autumn campaign.

Delectation upset Chautauqua to win the 2015 edition of the Darley Classic. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Delectation was included in the nominations …

Chautauqua Out Of Hong Kong Sprint

Chautauqua Out Of Hong Kong Sprint

19 Nov, 2015

Leading Australian sprinter Chautauqua has been ruled out of the 2015 Hong Kong Sprint after suffering a minor injury at track work this morning.

Chautauqua will not contest the 2015 Hong Kong Sprint due to injury. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos Australia

Co-trainer Wayne Hawkes revealed yesterday that Chautauqua was a 90 percent chance to …

Hong Kong Sprint Still On The Agenda For Chautauqua

Hong Kong Sprint Still On The Agenda For Chautauqua

9 Nov, 2015

Co-trainer Wayne Hawkes has confirmed that Chautauqua remains likely to make the trip to Hong Kong for the 2015 Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin on December 13.

Chautauqua was narrowly denied by Delectation in the Darley Classic. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Chautauqua suffered the first defeat of his 2015 Spring Racing Carnival campaign …