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Kenedna On To Queensland Oaks After The Roses Win

Kenedna On To Queensland Oaks After The Roses Win

20 May, 2017

Kenedna will go into the 2017 Queensland Oaks as one of the favourites after she returned to winning form in The Roses at Doomben this afternoon.

Kenedna (pictured winning the Auraria Stakes) returned to winning form in the 2017 The Roses at Doomben this afternoon. Photo by: Jenny Barnes

John Allen allowed Kenedna to find …

Volatile Mix is the 2017 South Australian Derby Winner

Volatile Mix is the 2017 South Australian Derby Winner

13 May, 2017

Volatile Mix has produced a big turn of foot in the final straight at Morphettville to run out the 2017 South Australian Derby winner; handing master trainer Darren Weir a second-consecutive win in the Group 1 feature race.

The Pentire gelding has steadily built to the task this time in, but was all but abandoned …

Egg Tart Is The 2017 Australasian Oaks Winner

Egg Tart Is The 2017 Australasian Oaks Winner

6 May, 2017

Egg Tart flew home in the concluding stages to record an impressive victory in a truly memorable edition of the 2017 Australasian Oaks at Morphettville this afternoon.

Egg Tart finished over the top of her rivals to record an impressive win in the 2017 Australasian Oaks. Photo by: Jenny Barnes

The Australasian Oaks was billed …

Underwood Stakes Next Up for Tosen Stardom

Underwood Stakes Next Up for Tosen Stardom

7 Sep, 2016

Darren Weir’s progressive Japanese import Tosen Stardom will track towards a likely Cox Plate bid this spring with a second-up run in the Underwood Stakes on September 24.

Craig Williams has been confirmed to ride Tosen Stardom in the 2016 Underwood Stakes on September 24 at Caulfield Racecourse. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The six-year-old Deep …

John Allen gets his chance on Prince Of Penzance in Makybe Diva Stakes

John Allen gets his chance on Prince Of Penzance in Makybe Diva Stakes

6 Sep, 2016

Melbourne Cup winner Prince Of Penzance will have his third jockey in as many starts when he lines up in the Group 1 $500,000 Makybe Diva Stakes (1600m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Irish jockey John Allen, above, will ride Prince Of Penzance in the Makybe Diva Stakes at Flemington. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.…

Puccini to back up in Ipswich Cup

Puccini to back up in Ipswich Cup

17 Jun, 2016

Trainer Darren Weir said that Puccini is in fine order as he prepares to back up in the Listed $175,000 Channel 7 Ipswich Cup (2150m) at Ipswich on Saturday.

Maurus, above, will start the favourite in the Ipswich Cup at Ipswich. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Puccini went around in the Group 2 $300,000 Evergreen Turf …

Howard Be Thy Name makes it 4 straight with South Australian Derby win

Howard Be Thy Name makes it 4 straight with South Australian Derby win

14 May, 2016

In form three year old Howard Be Thy Name made it four straight wins with a hard fought victory in the Group 1 $500,000 South Australian Derby (2500m) at Morphettville today.

Howard Be Thy Name, all blue with white pom pom, black blinkers, finished too strongly to beat Etymology, white cap, in the South Australian …

Dandino To Resume In Memsie Stakes

Dandino To Resume In Memsie Stakes

25 Aug, 2015

Managing co-owner Darren Dance has confirmed that imported stayer Dandino will make his long-awaited return to the races in the 2015 Memsie Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

Dandino has impressed connections with his trackwork ahead of the 2015 Memsie Stakes at Caulfield this week. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Dandino returned to Australia in …

Regina Coeli Gives Maher Another Grand Annual Victory

Regina Coeli Gives Maher Another Grand Annual Victory

7 May, 2015

Tough mare Regina Coeli outstayed a gallant Lord Of The Song to deliver trainer Ciaron Maher his third victory in the 2015 Grand Annual at Warrnambool this afternoon.

Regina Coeli won another Grand Annual Steeplechase for local trainer Ciaron Maher. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Regina Coeli was settled into a lovely position by John Allen …

Wells Denies Bashboy Historic Grand National Steeplechase Win

Wells Denies Bashboy Historic Grand National Steeplechase Win

28 Jul, 2014

Talented gelding Wells denied champion jumper Bashboy an historic third victory in the Grand National Steeplechase (4500m) at Sandown yesterday.

Wells made his steeplechase debut with a tough win in the Grand National Steeplechase at Sandown on Sunday. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Bashboy won the past two editions of the Grand National Steeplechase …