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A start for Omei Sword in Light Fingers Stakes still not decided

A start for Omei Sword in Light Fingers Stakes still not decided

7 Feb, 2017

Trainer Chris Waller will decide on Wednesday morning if his smart filly Omei Sword will take her place in the Group 2 $200,000 Light Fingers Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Omei Sword, above, has been nominated for the Light Fingers Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Omei Sword was due to make her …

Comin’ Through the one for Walker in Eskimo Prince Stakes

Comin’ Through the one for Walker in Eskimo Prince Stakes

2 Feb, 2017

Melbourne based Kiwi jockey Michael Walker has given up several rides at Caulfield on Saturday for one ride at Randwick on Comin’ Through in the Group 3 $150,000 Australian Chinese Jockey Club Eskimo Prince Stakes (1200m).

Comin’ Through and jockey Michael Walker, above yellow colours, combine to win the Carbine Club Stakes at Flemington. Photo …

Omei Sword draws nice barrier in Eskimo Prince Stakes final field

Omei Sword draws nice barrier in Eskimo Prince Stakes final field

1 Feb, 2017

The Chris Waller trained Omei Sword has drawn nicely at barrier three in the nine horse field for the Group 3 $150,000 Australian Chinese Jockey Club Eskimo Prince Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Omei Sword, above, is set to resume in the Eskimo Prince Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Hugh Bowman will …

Omei Sword to take on the boys in Eskimo Prince Stakes

Omei Sword to take on the boys in Eskimo Prince Stakes

31 Jan, 2017

Omei Sword might be the only filly nominated for the Group 3 $150,000 Eskimo Prince Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on Saturday but has been installed the equal favourite at Ladbrokes.com.au.

Omei Sword,, above, can take on the colts and geldings in the Eskimo Prince Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Chris Waller trained …

Astern confirmed for Black Caviar Lightning

Astern confirmed for Black Caviar Lightning

24 Jan, 2017

Golden Rose winner Astern will kick off his 2017 Autumn Carnival campaign in the in the Group 1 $750,000 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) at Flemington on February 18.

Astern, above, will kick off his 2017 Autumn Carnival in the Black Caviar Lightning at Flemington. Photo by Steve Hart.

Astern’s Lightning start was confirmed on the …

3yos headline 2017 Newmarket Handicap Nominations

3yos headline 2017 Newmarket Handicap Nominations

24 Jan, 2017

Group 1 winning three year olds Astern, Extreme Choice and Flying Artie headline the nominations for the 2017 Group 1 $1.25m Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington on March 11.

Group 1 winning 3yo Extreme Choice, above, is among the nominations for the Newmarket Handicap at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Astern is one …

Astern had quiet trial before Autumn Carnival return

Astern had quiet trial before Autumn Carnival return

23 Jan, 2017

Golden Rose winner Astern had a quiet trial at Warwick Farm this morning in the lead up to his return to the race track for an Autumn Carnival campaign.

Astern, above winning the Golden Rose at Rosehill, pleased connections with an easy barrier trial at Warwick Farm. Photo by Steve Hart.

Astern claimed a Group …

Coolmore Classic the Target for Omei Sword

Coolmore Classic the Target for Omei Sword

10 Jan, 2017

Chris Waller has revealed that the Group 1 Coolmore Classic (1500m) at Rosehill Gardens on March 11th is the major campaign target for talented three-year-old Omei Sword this time in.

Omei Sword will be geared towards and appearance in the Group 1 Coolmore Classic this season. Photo: Steve Hart

Omei Sword has only made …

Mediterranean boosts his chances for Magic Millions 3yo Guineas

Mediterranean boosts his chances for Magic Millions 3yo Guineas

13 Dec, 2016

A new look Mediterranean has boosted his chances for the $2m Magic Millions 3yo Guineas (1400m) at the Gold Coast on January 14 with a comfortable win in a 1050m Randwick barrier trial today.

Mediterranean was a well beaten 8th behind Astern, above, in the Golden Rose at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Smart …

2016 Coolmore Stud Stakes Form: Astern can handle the track

2016 Coolmore Stud Stakes Form: Astern can handle the track

27 Oct, 2016

Trainer John O’Shea is confident that his Group 1 winning colt Astern will handle the straight Flemington course at his first attempt under race conditions in the Group 1 $500,000 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) on Saturday.

Astern, above, will be tested for the first time down the Flemington straight under race conditions in the Coolmore …