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Bowman four, Monton all the glory in Villiers

Bowman four, Monton all the glory in Villiers

17 Dec, 2011

While jockey Hugh Bowman won four races at Warwick Farm today, his win on Monton in the $175,000 Villiers Stakes (1600m) flattered the horse more than the hoop.

Monton from the disastrous barrier 18, travelled four wide without cover throughout but powered to the line to pick up the second Group 2 victory of his …

Shadowfax weighted to win Villiers

Shadowfax weighted to win Villiers

17 Dec, 2011

Flemington trainer Mark Kavanagh believes Shadowfax is weighted to win today’s Group 2 $175,000 Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Warwick Farm.

Shadowfax with 55kg is under the key weight that sinks him into mediocrity.

From five starts with 57.5kg and above Shadowfax has failed each time.

“He’s not a big, robust horse,” Kavanagh said.

“He’s a …

Monton wins 12 months later

Monton wins 12 months later

3 Dec, 2011

It took Monton 12 months to the day to break a drought of outs but it would be surprising if another win is not close judging on his Listed Blackwoods Festival Stakes (1500m) effort at Rosehill.

Monton had eight unsuccessful runs since winning a benchmark 95 Hcp at the same meet last year but that …

Circle Of Power ready to fire

Circle Of Power ready to fire

3 Dec, 2011

A good draw, change of riding tactics, a drop in weight and a third run from a spell all are factors giving Warwick Farm trainer Rod Craig confidence with Circle Of Power  going into today’s Listed $100,000 Festival Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill today.

The race is wide open with bookmakers but Circle Of Power has …

Rawiller Now Has Key To Lionheart Success

Rawiller Now Has Key To Lionheart Success

30 Nov, 2011

The plan for most horses racing on the provincial circuit is to win a couple of races there and slowly work their way up in grade into the better races.

Maybe a start at a metro meeting, maybe a Listed race and for some maybe even more than that.

Few manage to run the length …