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Logan Happy With Rising Romance Ahead Of Australian Oaks

Logan Happy With Rising Romance Ahead Of Australian Oaks

15 Apr, 2014

Trainer Donna Logan is delighted with the condition of Rising Romance ahead of the 2014 Australian Oaks on Saturday, but admits that she is worried about the condition of the Royal Randwick track.

Rising Romance finished fourth behind Lucia Valentina in the 2014 Vinery Stud Stakes just under a fortnight ago. Photo by: Steve Hart…

Rising Romance To Take Place In Vinery Stud Stakes Field

Rising Romance To Take Place In Vinery Stud Stakes Field

2 Apr, 2014

New Zealand Derby runner-up Rising Romance will arrive in Australia tonight ahead of the 2014 Vinery Stud Stakes at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday.

James McDonald will partner Rising Romance in the 2014 Vinery Stud Stakes at Caulfield this weekend. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

There were question marks over Rising Romance’s participation in the …

Kiwi colt Cauthen heading towards Caulfield Guineas

Kiwi colt Cauthen heading towards Caulfield Guineas

24 Jul, 2013

Boom Kiwi colt Cauthen will arrive in Melbourne tonight heading towards the Group 1 $1m BECK Caulfield Guineas (1600m) at Caulfield on October 12.

Opaki trainer Andrew Campbell was forced to look to the Melbourne Spring Carnival with the Darci Brahma colt after scoring a runaway eight and a half lengths win on debut over …

More rain could put Doncaster Mile in danger

More rain could put Doncaster Mile in danger

20 Apr, 2013

New South Wales Racing Chairman Of Stewards Ray Murrihy said that today’s Doncaster Milemeeting at Randwick is in danger as more rain continues to tumble across the Sydney area.

Super 3yo Pierro heads the markets for the Doncaster Mile at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Randwick track has received 42.4mm of rain over the …

Habibi can earn Melbourne trip with Australian Oaks win

Habibi can earn Melbourne trip with Australian Oaks win

19 Apr, 2013

A Melbourne Spring Carnival preparation is up for grabs if crack New Zealand filly Habibi can take out the Group 1 $550,000 Patinack Farm Australian Oaks (2400m) at Randwick tomorrow.

Dear Demi winning the Surround Stakes above, will race without blinkers in the Australian Oaks. Photo by Steve Hart.

Ruakaka trainer Donna Logan has declared …

New Zealand fillies to clash in Australian Oaks

New Zealand fillies to clash in Australian Oaks

17 Apr, 2013

The clash of New Zealand’s two best fillies, More Than Sacred and Habibi in the Group 1 $550,000 Patinack Farm Australian Oaks (2400m) at Randwick on Saturday will be one of the highlights on Doncaster Mile Day.

Royal Descent (above) will be a rival to NZ fillies More Than Sacred and Habibi in the Australian …

Royal Descent to back up in Australian Oaks

Royal Descent to back up in Australian Oaks

16 Apr, 2013

Connections of Royal Descent have followed the advice of top Sydney jockey Nash Rawiller and will run the filly in the Group 1 $550,000 ATC Australian Oaks (2400m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Royal Descent to back up in the Australian Oaks after an impressive win in the Adrian Knox Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve …

NZ Derby Winner Habibi in Australian Oaks Tilt

NZ Derby Winner Habibi in Australian Oaks Tilt

12 Mar, 2013

New Zealand Derby winner Habibi is set to add further strength to the Kiwi assault on the Sydney Autumn Carnival.

The winner of six of seven starts is likely to take on the country’s best three-year-old staying fillies in the Group 1 Australian Oaks (2400m) on April 20 after a lead-up in the Group 1 …

Castlzeberg Joins OTI for Australian Derby Tilt

Castlzeberg Joins OTI for Australian Derby Tilt

6 Mar, 2013

New Zealand Derby third placegetter Castlzeberg has arrived safely in Australia ahead of a tilt at next month’s Australian Derby.

The three-year-old travelled to Melbourne on Sunday night where he will be trained by Danny O’Brien for new owners OTI Racing.

OTI have confirmed the Castledale gelding will be targeted at the Group 1 Australian …