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Avdulla rides Hartnell to test Winx in Chipping Norton Stakes

Avdulla rides Hartnell to test Winx in Chipping Norton Stakes

20 Feb, 2017

Jockey Brenton Avdulla is hoping to finish closer than usual to Winx when he partners Hartnell in the Group 1 $600,000 Chipping Norton Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Brenton Avdulla, above, will ride ride Hartnell in the Chipping Norton Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Avdulla replaces the inured James Doyle on the …

Silver Slipper Stakes will rate Veranillo’s Golden Slipper chances

Silver Slipper Stakes will rate Veranillo’s Golden Slipper chances

17 Feb, 2017

Trainer John O’Shea will rate Veranillo’s Golden Slipper chances on his performance in the Group 2 $250,000 Silver Slipper Stakes (1100m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Veranillo, above, will enhance his chances for the Golden Slipper with a good performance in the Silver Slipper Stakes at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.

The two times winning colt …

Doyle Plans to be back for Astern in The Galaxy

Doyle Plans to be back for Astern in The Galaxy

15 Feb, 2017

Injured jockey James Doyle plans to be back in the saddle to ride glamour colt Astern in the Group 1 $700,000 The Galaxy (1100m) at Rosehill on Golden Slipper Day March 18.

Injured jockey James Doyle, above winning on Veranillo in the Hinchinbrook Stakes at Randwick, plans to be back in the saddle on Golden …

James Doyle to  miss key Autumn rides with fractured hand

James Doyle to miss key Autumn rides with fractured hand

14 Feb, 2017

Godolphin’s stand in jockey James Doyle will miss several key rides over the 2017 Sydney Autumn Carnival after fracturing his right hand in a fall at Randwick on Monday.

James Doyle, above in the Godolphin royal blue colours winning on Veranillo, will miss several key Autumn Carnival rides because of a fractured hand. Photo by …

Astern in great shape for Black Caviar Lightning

Astern in great shape for Black Caviar Lightning

6 Feb, 2017

Golden Rose winner Astern has come through a second barrier trial today in great style in preparation for his return in the Autumn in the Group 1 $750,000 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) at Flemington on February 18.

Astern, above, has come through a second barrier trial at Warwick Farm in great style in preparation for …

Veranillo Into Golden Slipper Calculations After Lonhro Plate Win

Veranillo Into Golden Slipper Calculations After Lonhro Plate Win

4 Feb, 2017

Veranillo worked his way into 2017 Golden Slipper calculations with a strong victory in the 2017 Lonhro Hinchinbrook Plate at Royal Randwick this afternoon.

Veranillo proved too good for his rivals in the Lonhro Hinchinbrook Plate at Royal Randwick this afternoon. Photo by: Steve Hart

James Doyle elected to settle Veranillo just behind the speed …

Veranillo can claim Golden Slipper spot with Hinchinbrook Plate win

Veranillo can claim Golden Slipper spot with Hinchinbrook Plate win

3 Feb, 2017

The Godolphin owned Veranillo can move one step closer to claiming a spot in the Golden Slipper with a winning performance in the Listed $125,000 Hinchinbrook Plate (1100m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Trainer John O’Shea, above, will saddle up Veranillo in the Hinchinbrook Plate at Randwick. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Veranillo is a winner of …

Astern had quiet trial before Autumn Carnival return

Astern had quiet trial before Autumn Carnival return

23 Jan, 2017

Golden Rose winner Astern had a quiet trial at Warwick Farm this morning in the lead up to his return to the race track for an Autumn Carnival campaign.

Astern, above winning the Golden Rose at Rosehill, pleased connections with an easy barrier trial at Warwick Farm. Photo by Steve Hart.

Astern claimed a Group …

O’Shea keen to keep Doyle as number 1 rider

O’Shea keen to keep Doyle as number 1 rider

17 Jan, 2017

Godolphin’s Australian trainer John O’Shea is keen to keep English jockey James Doyle as his number one rider into the future.

Trainer John O’Shea, above, is keen to keep English jockey James Doyle as his number 1 rider. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The Godolphin retrained Englishman was sent to Sydney to replace James McDonald who …

Malice expected to reverse form in Gosford Gold Cup

Malice expected to reverse form in Gosford Gold Cup

12 Jan, 2017

Trainer John O’Shea is willing to forget Malice’s last start unplaced run and expects major improvement when the gelding runs in the Listed $150,000 Gosford Quarries Gosford Gold Cup (2100m) at Gosford on Friday.

Malice, above, is expected to run well in the Gosford Gold Cup at Gosford. Photo by Steve Hart.

Malice was back …