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Blue Diamond Stakes An Option For Weatherly After Talindert Stakes Win

Blue Diamond Stakes An Option For Weatherly After Talindert Stakes Win

20 Feb, 2016

Weatherly stamped himself as a potential 2016 Blue Diamond Stakes contender with a most impressive victory in the 2016 Talindert Stakes at Flemington this afternoon.

Weatherly was far too good for his rivals in the 2016 Talindert Stakes at Flemington this afternoon. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Weatherly missed the start for the second time …

Randwick Guineas likely Autumn target for Stay With Me

Randwick Guineas likely Autumn target for Stay With Me

4 Dec, 2015

Thousand Guineas winner Stay With Me is likely to head to Sydney in the Autumn for the Group 1 $600,000 Randwick Guineas (1600m) at Randwick in March.

Stay With Me will target the Randwick Guineas in the Autumn. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Trainer David Hayes said that the Group 1 $750,000 Australian Guineas (1600m) …

Boss Hoping To Cap Week Off With 2015 Doomben 10,000 Win

Boss Hoping To Cap Week Off With 2015 Doomben 10,000 Win

22 May, 2015

Glen Boss was inducted into the Australian Racing Hall Of Fame last night and he is hoping that he can cap off a stellar week with a victory in the 2015 Doomben 10,000 in Brisbane tomorrow.

Glen Boss is confident that Scissor Kick can record a maiden win at Group 1 level in the 2015 …

Redoute’s Choice And Snitzel Quinella Sires’ Premiership

Redoute’s Choice And Snitzel Quinella Sires’ Premiership

29 Jul, 2014

Leading stallions Redoute’s Choice and Snitzel have made history by becoming the first father/son duo to quinella the Australian General Sires’ Premiership.

Lankan Rupee played a key role in securing Redoute's Choice the 2013/2014 Australian General Sires’ Premiership. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Redoute’s Choice has been one of the most consistent stallions in …

It’s A Dundeel Retired To Stud

It’s A Dundeel Retired To Stud

22 Apr, 2014

Part-owner John Messara has confirmed that It’s A Dundeel has been retired and will stand at Arrowfield Stud with a service fee of $27,500.

It's A Dundeel finished his racing career with a victory in the 2014 Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Royal Randwick on Saturday. Photo by: Steve Hart

It’s A Dundeel recorded his sixth …

It’s A Dundeel Returns To Winning Form In Queen Elizabeth Stakes

It’s A Dundeel Returns To Winning Form In Queen Elizabeth Stakes

19 Apr, 2014

Arrowfield Stud got the 2014 Queen Elizabeth Stakes result that they were looking for; with It’s A Dundeel taking out the $4 million event in what could be the final race start of his career.

It's A Dundeel held-off a fast-finishing Sacred Falls to win the 2014 Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Royal Randwick this afternoon. …

Woodbine heads to Randwick Guineas

Woodbine heads to Randwick Guineas

5 Feb, 2014

Gai Waterhouse will aim last Saturday’s controversial Rosehill winner Woodbine towards the Group 1 $600,000 Royal Randwick Guineas (1600m) at Randwick on March 15.

Woodbine will be aimed towards the G1 Randwick Guineas. Photo by Steve Hart.

Even though the odds on favourite was able to win the $85,000 Australian Turf Club BenchMark 74 Handicap …

Messara Confident That The Championships Will Draw Internationals In 2015

Messara Confident That The Championships Will Draw Internationals In 2015

20 Nov, 2013

Australian Turf Club Chairman John Messara admits that The Championshipsis unlikely to draw top-class internationally-trained horses next year but is confident that the 2015 version of the meeting will feature a number of the best gallopers from right away the world.

Melbourne Cup winner Fiorente is one of several leading Australian-trained horses that are expected …

The Championships To Put Racing New South Wales On The World Scene

The Championships To Put Racing New South Wales On The World Scene

13 Nov, 2013

Racing New South Wales chairman John Messara is confident that The Championships can put Sydney racing on the world scene and give New South Wales a carnival befitting its status as one of the biggest racing jurisdictions in the world.

It's A Dundeel has already been installed as the favourite for the 2014 $4 million …

Significant Prizemoney Increase For Sydney Autumn Carnival

Significant Prizemoney Increase For Sydney Autumn Carnival

12 Nov, 2013

The Australian Turf Club and Racing New South Wales have announced significant prizemoney increases to the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival; with over $18 million in prizemoney now available over two days of the carnival that will be known as The Championships.

The Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes, won in 2013 by Reliable Man, will now …