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Hayes expects bold showing from Rising Romance in QEII Cup

Hayes expects bold showing from Rising Romance in QEII Cup

22 Apr, 2016

Lindsay Park co-trainer David Hayes expects a bold showing from Rising Romance in the Group 1 HK$20m Audemars Piguet QEII Cup (2000m) at Sha Tin in Hong Kong on Sunday after drawing beautifully at barrier four in the thirteen horse field.

Trainer David Hayes expects a bold showing from Rising Romance, above, in the QEII …

Criterion To Stand At Newgate Farm

Criterion To Stand At Newgate Farm

19 Feb, 2016

Newgate Farm has announced that four-time Group 1 winner Criterion will join their stallion roster when he retires from racing at the end of the 2016 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.

Criterion has recorded four wins at the highest level of racing during his outstanding racing career. Photo by: Steve Hart

Criterion has not been seen …

No Australian Cup For Criterion

No Australian Cup For Criterion

28 Jan, 2016

Criterion is currently on top of 2016 Australian Cup betting markets, but co-trainer Tom Dabernig has confirmed that the tough entire will not contest the Group 1 event at Flemington on March 12.

Criterion will have the chance to defend his title in the 2016 edition of the Queen Elizabeth Stakes. Photo by: Steve Hart…

Queen Elizabeth Stakes on the agenda for Gailo Chop

Queen Elizabeth Stakes on the agenda for Gailo Chop

18 Jan, 2016

Melbourne Spring Carnival Group 1 winner Gailo Chop looks set to return to Australia to run in the Group 1 $4m Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) at Randwick on April 9, the second day of ‘The Championships’.

French galloper Gailo Chop looks set to return to Australia for the Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Randwick. Photo …

Contributer Could Miss Autumn Racing Carnival

Contributer Could Miss Autumn Racing Carnival

18 Dec, 2015

Trainer John O’Shea has revealed that dual Group 1 winner Contributer could miss the 2016 Autumn Racing Carnival due to a foot abscess.

Contributer is set to miss out on the chance to defend his titles in the Chipping Norton Stakes and Ranvet Stakes. Photo by: Steve Hart

Contributer returned to a semblance of his …

Light Autumn Likely For Lucia Valentina

Light Autumn Likely For Lucia Valentina

15 Dec, 2015

Trainer Kris Lees has revealed that Hong Kong Cup fifth placegetter Lucia Valentina will likely have a light autumn campaign before connections decide whether she will head to the breeding barn or continue her racing career for another season.

Lucia Valentina will race on during the 2016 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival. Photo by: Race Horse …

Hong Kong Cup 2015: Williams Delighted With Criterion

Hong Kong Cup 2015: Williams Delighted With Criterion

11 Dec, 2015

Craig Williams will partner Criterion in the 2015 Hong Kong Cup at Sha Tin on Sunday and he believes that the star entire is in outstanding condition ahead of the Group 1 event.

Criterion has thrived ahead of the 2015 Hong Kong Cup at Sha Tin on Sunday. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Williams did …

Lucia Valentina Draws Ideally At Hong Kong Cup Barrier Draw

Lucia Valentina Draws Ideally At Hong Kong Cup Barrier Draw

10 Dec, 2015

Lucia Valentina was the big winner of the 2015 Hong Kong Cup barrier draw that was conducted this afternoon, but fellow Australian-trained hopeful Criterion will need some luck in running after he drew towards the outside of the field for the Group 1 event at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Lucia Valentina was one of the …

Criterion produces strong final gallop for Hong Kong Cup

Criterion produces strong final gallop for Hong Kong Cup

1 Dec, 2015

Trainer David Hayes was more than pleased with Criterion’s final gallop before he takes on the world’s best middle distance weight for age horses in the Group 1 HK$25m Longines Hong Kong Cup (2000m) at Sha Tin on December 13.

Criterion, above, has worked well before heading to Hong Kong for the Hong Kong Cup. …

Lucia Valentina in Good Order Ahead of Hong Kong Cup

Lucia Valentina in Good Order Ahead of Hong Kong Cup

1 Dec, 2015

Trainer Kris Lees has been pleased with the condition of Lucia Valentina since her win in the Group 2 Matriarch Stakes at Flemington, and is confident she will be competitive in the 2015 Hong Kong Cup (2000m) at Sha Tin on December 9th.

Lucia Valentina has arrived in Hong Kong in good order. …