News About: Jim Taylor

Barakey Retired From Racing

Barakey Retired From Racing

5 May, 2015

Talented Perth-based sprinter Barakey has been retired from racing after he finished fifth behind Dawn Approach in the Listed Northam Toyota Stakes (1100m) in Western Australia on Saturday.

Barakey finished 11th behind Shamexpress (pictured) in the 2013 edition of the Newmarket Handicap. Photo by: Sarah Ebbett

Barakey has suffered from knee injuries for the last …

The Goodwood An Option For Daytona Grey After Upset Irwin Stakes Win

The Goodwood An Option For Daytona Grey After Upset Irwin Stakes Win

18 Apr, 2015

Daytona Grey could head to the 2015 The Goodwood on May 16 after the unheralded gelding scored an upset win in the 2015 Irwin Stakes at Morphettville this afternoon.

Daytona Grey into the Irwin Stakes as the extreme outsider in betting markets for the Group 3 event, but he took advantage of the hot early …

Magnifisio To Take Benefit From Irwin Stakes Run

Magnifisio To Take Benefit From Irwin Stakes Run

16 Apr, 2015

Magnifisio will make her racing debut on the Eastern seaboard of Australia in the 2015 Irwin Stakes at Morphettville this weekend and trainer Jim Taylor believes that the talented mare will take plenty of benefit from the run heading into the Group 1 Robert Sangster Stakes (1200m).

Magnifisio will take on the likes of Platelet …

Hay List Loses Battle With Laminitis

Hay List Loses Battle With Laminitis

4 Feb, 2015

Champion sprinter Hay List has been euthanized yesterday afternoon after losing a lengthy with laminitis.

Hay List recorded the most memorable win of his racing career in the 2012 edition of the Newmarket Handicap. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Hay List has been plagued by injury problems throughout his racing career and since his …

Magnifisio Headlines Schaill Stakes Field

Magnifisio Headlines Schaill Stakes Field

3 Dec, 2014

Winterbottom Stakes winner Magnifisio has been included in the field for the 2014 Scahill Stakes that will be held at Ascot on Saturday.

Tommy Berry has been booked to ride Watermans Bay in the 2014 Scahill Stakes at Ascot this weekend. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Trainer Jim Taylor suggested after Magnifisio’s impressive win …

Chris Parhnam reunites with Magnifisio in A.J. Scahill Stakes

Chris Parhnam reunites with Magnifisio in A.J. Scahill Stakes

3 Dec, 2014

Leading Perth apprentice Chris Parhnam will reunite with Group 1 winning mare Magnifisio in the Group 3 $200,000 A.J. Scahill Stakes (1400m) at Ascot on Saturday.

Sidestep was one of the horses to receive interference in the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Steve Hart.

Parhnam has ridden Magnifisio on seven occasions in the past …

Magnifisio May Head East for 2015 Autumn Carnival

Magnifisio May Head East for 2015 Autumn Carnival

24 Nov, 2014

More than stamping her claims as one of the country’s leading female sprinters when beating a classy field to the line in Saturday’s Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot, trainer Jim Taylor has revealed he is eyeing a trip east to target further top-level success with talented mare Magnifisio over the 2015 Autumn Carnival.…

2014 Winterbottom Stakes Results: Magnifisio Wins For WA

2014 Winterbottom Stakes Results: Magnifisio Wins For WA

22 Nov, 2014

Talented mare Magnifisio upset Angelic Light and Moment Of Change to lead home a Western Australian trifecta in the 2014 Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot this afternoon.

All the attention in the lead-up to the Winterbottom Stakes centered around Victorian-trained sprinters Angelic Light and Moment Of Change and the talented duo took up the running in …

Final field of 13 for 2014 Winterbottom Stakes

Final field of 13 for 2014 Winterbottom Stakes

17 Nov, 2014

Local mare Magnifisio will carry the hopes of the West when she takes on the invaders from the Eastern states in the Group 1 $750,000 Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Moment Of Change has returned to Ascot to run in the Winterbottom Stakes after running second in 2013. Photo by …

Barakey to join Chris Waller’s stable

Barakey to join Chris Waller’s stable

11 Dec, 2013

West Australian sprinter Barakey will be transferred to the all-conquering Chris Waller stable when he returns to Melbourne for the Autumn Carnival.

Sydney's leading trainer Chris Waller, above, will take over the training of Barakey. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Barakey will join another West Australian trainedd Group 1 winner Mr Moet who is also heading …