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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 …

Coolmore Stud Stakes has star studded nominations

Coolmore Stud Stakes has star studded nominations

24 Oct, 2016

Jockey Dwayne Dunn is billing the Group 1 $500,000 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) at Flemington on Saturday as one of the top races of the Spring Carnival with a star studded list of three year olds nominated.

Star Turn, above, is among the nominations for the Coolmore Stud Stakes at Flemington. Photo by Steve Hart.…

2016 Manikato Stakes: Weather Watch for Capitalist

2016 Manikato Stakes: Weather Watch for Capitalist

20 Oct, 2016

Co-trainer Peter Snowden is on weather watch and won’t start Golden Slipper winner Capitalist in the Group 1 $1m Manikato Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley on Friday night if the track is downgraded into the slow or heavy range.

Capitalist, above, is a doubtful starter in the Manikato Stakes if the Moonee Valley track is …

Coolmore Stud Stakes next assignment for Astern

Coolmore Stud Stakes next assignment for Astern

6 Oct, 2016

Golden Rose winner Astern will stick to his own age and head towards the Group 1 $500,000 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) at Flemington on October 29.

Astern, above, will stick to his own age group in the Coolmore Stud Stakes at Flemington. Photo by Steve Hart.

The John O’Shea trained Astern claimed his first Group …

Impending has had great lead up for Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas

Impending has had great lead up for Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas

6 Oct, 2016

Trainer John O’Shea acknowledges that Impending has had a great lead up as he heads to Melbourne for the Group 1 $1m Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas (1600m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Impending, above, has had a great preparation for the Caulfield Guineas at Caulfield. Photo by Steve Hart.

O’Shea kept Impending at home at Godolphin’s Osborne …

Impending early favourite for Caulfield Guineas

Impending early favourite for Caulfield Guineas

4 Oct, 2016

The John O’Shea trained Impending is currently the favourite for the Group 1 $1m Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas (1600m) at Caulfield on Saturday following the release of the fourteen horse field today.

Impending, above, is at the top of the market order at Ladbrokes.com.au for the Caulfield Guineas at Caulfield. Photo by Steve Hart.

Impending at …

Astern the testing material for Capitalist in Roman Consul

Astern the testing material for Capitalist in Roman Consul

30 Sep, 2016

Golden Rose winner Astern stands in the way of Capitalist finding his way back into the winner’s stall in the Group 2 $300,000 The Star Roman Consul (1200m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Capitalist, above, will take on the short priced favourite Astern in the Roman Consul at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Golden Slipper winning …

Flight Stakes favourite Omei Sword out with respiratory infection

Flight Stakes favourite Omei Sword out with respiratory infection

29 Sep, 2016

Leading Sydney trainer Chris Waller has been forced to scratch the short priced favourite Omei Sword from the Group 1 $500,000 Sydney Airport Flight Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday because of a respiratory infection.

Favourite Omei Sword, above, has been scratched from the Flight Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Omei Sword was …