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Jimmy Choux ready for Queen Elizabeth

Jimmy Choux ready for Queen Elizabeth

23 Apr, 2012

Exciting New Zealand galloper Jimmy Choux will make his only Sydney Autumn Carnival appearance in the Group 1 $500,000 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Jimmy Choux will have his only Sydney Autumn Carnival run in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes - photo (c) Steve Hart

Trainer John Bary will restrict Jimmy Choux’s Sydney …

Browne returns to New Zealand for first ride in ten years

Browne returns to New Zealand for first ride in ten years

1 Mar, 2012

Oakleigh Plate winning jockey Damian Browne is returning home to New Zealand on Saturday to team up with his old boss Peter Williams at Hastings.

Browne is coming off a rare Group 1 winning weekend when he partnered Woorim to win the $400,000 Sportingbet Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield to give Brisbane trainer Robert Heathcote …

Bary Alters Jimmy Choux’s Cox Plate Campaign

Bary Alters Jimmy Choux’s Cox Plate Campaign

20 Sep, 2011

Jimmy Choux will have one more run at Hastings before the Cox Plate

Trainer John Bary has announced today that Jimmy Choux will be given another run at Hastings before heading to Australia for the $3 million Cox Platenext month.

While the four-year-old entire was due to go to the Cox Plate third-up into his …

Jimmy Choux Prepares For Battle Of Hastings

Jimmy Choux Prepares For Battle Of Hastings

26 Aug, 2011

Jimmy Choux will begin his Cox Plate campaign in New Zealand

Trainer John Bary is looking for a strong performance from Jimmy Choux at Hastings tomorrow as he begins his Australian Cox Plate campaign.

The New Zealand four-year-old will be having his first-up run in the Group 1 Challenge Stakes against some of the country’s …

Lion Tamer’s New Zealand Challenge

Lion Tamer’s New Zealand Challenge

24 Aug, 2011

Lion Tamer will face a tough challenge in New Zealand ahead of his spring campaign in Melbourne

This weekend’s Challenge Stakes could well be one of the most important races ahead of the spring carnival season even though it’s not even run in Australia.

The event is actually held at Hastings in New Zealand, but …

Stars Collide To Fight For Title Of NZ’s Best

Stars Collide To Fight For Title Of NZ’s Best

23 Aug, 2011

A civil war is looming in New Zealand and it will all come to a head over 1400m at Hastings this Saturday.

While there’s a contingent full of Group 1 winners in the field as far as the kiwi’s are concerned it’s already come down to a one on one showdown.

With the success surrounding …

Lion Tamer Eyes Off Cox Plate In The Spring

Lion Tamer Eyes Off Cox Plate In The Spring

4 Aug, 2011

Lion Tamer has started preparation for this year's Cox Plate

Talented four-year-old Lion Tamer has not had a start since he won last year’s Victoria Derby in sizzling style, but the horse is already preparing for another Melbourne spring onslaught in the coming months.

The Storming Home entire won his first trial at New Zealand’s …

Scarlett Lady Begins Melbourne Cup Campaign In NZ

Scarlett Lady Begins Melbourne Cup Campaign In NZ

1 Aug, 2011

Scarlett Lady will begin her spring campaign in her home country of New Zealand later this month, when she competes in the Group 1 Challenge Stakes at Hastings.

The Queensland Oaks winner will clash with talented runners Wall Street and Jimmy Choux in the 1,200 metre race.

Trainer Graeme Rogerson chose to spell Scarlett Lady …