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Global Glamour Out Of Golden Slipper

Global Glamour Out Of Golden Slipper

19 Feb, 2016

Gai Waterhouse-trained Global Glamour has been ruled out of the 2016 Golden Slipper and will be sent to the spelling paddock after losing a battle with shin soreness.

Gai Waterhouse-trained Global Glamour will not contest the 2016 Golden Slipper. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Global Glamour made her racing debut in the ITC Corporate Members Maiden …

Highland Reel Better Than Last’s Year Cox Plate Winner

Highland Reel Better Than Last’s Year Cox Plate Winner

22 Oct, 2015

Coolmore Australia Racing Manager James Bester has revealed that he believes Highland Reel could be a better horse than last year’s Cox Plate winner Adelaide.

Highland Reel has the chance to deliver Coolmore back-to-back wins in the Cox Plate. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Highland Reel has followed a similar path to the Cox Plate …

Vancouver Out Of 2015 Spring Racing Carnival

Vancouver Out Of 2015 Spring Racing Carnival

8 Sep, 2015

2015 Golden Slipper winner Vancouver has been sent to the spelling paddock and will not have another race start during the 2015 Spring Racing Carnival.

Vancouver will not race again during the 2015 Spring Racing Carnival. Photo by: Steve Hart

James Bester from Coolmore revealed last week that Vancouver would miss the Group 1 Golden …

Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2015: Bester Thrilled With Adelaide

Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2015: Bester Thrilled With Adelaide

8 Apr, 2015

Adelaide will make his long awaited return to racing in the 2015 Queen Elizabeth Stakes and Coolmore Australia Racing Manager James Bester is thrilled with the Cox Plate winner heading into the Group 1 event at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Adelaide has impressed connections with his trackwork heading into the 2015 Queen Elizabeth Stakes at …

Adelaide Could Run In Neville Sellwood Stakes After Flat Trial

Adelaide Could Run In Neville Sellwood Stakes After Flat Trial

12 Mar, 2015

Coolmore Australia Racing Manager James Bester has revealed that 2015 Neville Sellwood Stakes could be an option for Adelaide after he produced another flat performance in a barrier trial this morning.

Cox Plate winner Adelaide will return to racing in either the Neville Sellwood Stakes or the Queen Elizabeth Stakes. Photo by: Sarah Ebbett

Adelaide …

Coolmore Satisfied With Adelaide’s Barrier Trial Performance

Coolmore Satisfied With Adelaide’s Barrier Trial Performance

17 Feb, 2015

Adelaide beat home only two horses in a barrier trial over 900 metres at Rosehill Gardens this morning, but Coolmore Australia Racing Manager James Bester said that he was satisfied with the performance of the 2015 Cox Plate winner.

Adelaide stormed down the outside of the field to record an impressive win in the 2014 …

Adelaide On Track To Resume In George Ryder Stakes

Adelaide On Track To Resume In George Ryder Stakes

9 Feb, 2015

Adelaide is on track to return to racing in the 2015 George Ryder Stakes at Rosehill Gardens on March 21 and continues to impress connections with the way that he has adjusted to his new environment in Australia.

Cox Plate winner Adelaide is set to contest the George Ryder Stakes and Queen Elizabeth Stakes during …

Adelaide To Resume In Sky High Stakes

Adelaide To Resume In Sky High Stakes

12 Nov, 2014

Coolmore Australian Racing Manager James Bester has confirmed that Cox Plate winner Adelaide will return to racing in the Group 3 Sky High Stakes (2000m) before stepping up to Group 1 level for the 2015 Queen Elizabeth Stakes.

Adelaide has remained in Australia after he became the first Northern Hemisphere-trained horse to win the Cox …

Adelaide A Confirmed Cox Plate Runner

Adelaide A Confirmed Cox Plate Runner

17 Sep, 2014

Coolmore representative James Bester has confirmed that talented colt Adelaide is certain to make the trip to Australia for the 2014 Cox Plate.

Ryan Moore rode Adelaide in the Prix Niel in France on Saturday. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Adelaide finished an unlucky third in the Group 2 Prix Niel (2400m) at Longchamp …

Adelaide Set To Contest Cox Plate

Adelaide Set To Contest Cox Plate

11 Aug, 2014

Aidan O’Brien-trained Adelaide is set to contest the 2014 Cox Plate after a 50 percent share of the promising colt was sold to Australian interests.

Ryan Moore has been booked to ride Adelaide in the Secretariat Stakes this weekend. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Adelaide remained in the United States after he finished a …